The Refinery - Cleveland Web Design Firm

Craft CMS Design & Development

We are experts in custom-built Craft websites. If you don't believe us, just look at our work.

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Make a Statement Online

A website is basically like meeting someone for the first time. A visitor's first impression will have a lasting effect on how they perceive your organization. You want your website to properly represent your brand and be something you are proud to send potential customers, clients or anyone else to. Craft CMS can do all of this and more. If you've made the decision that it's time to invest in your online presence, choose a solution that makes a statement online and that will grow with your organization.

Simple, Powerful, Responsive, Custom

When we say Craft has custom capabilities, we're not just referring to the design of the website. Craft allows our developers to customize the functionality of new websites to fully support how your organization runs, what data is presented and even what other systems it "talks" to. Craft is a fully responsive platform, allowing visitors to get the best experience no matter the device they are using. The simple layouts give a streamline, professional look which makes it easier for users to navigate through the website and ultimately convert. Craft is a true CMS which works well with any industry and company size, from small businesses to enterprise level corporations. 

User-Friendly is an Understatement

One of the aspects we like the most about Craft is how easy it is to use - posting blogs, adding content or new pages, altering page layouts, etc. The last thing you want is to spend money on a new website, only to be dependent on the developers to make changes for you whenever they have time to do so. Our top tier developers will set up the backend of your website in a way that makes the most sense for your organization. When the site has been completely built, we are there to walk you through it. 

You can learn more about Craft CMS on their website, or you can contact us and we'll be happy to discuss it with you!

Website Design

We design websites that connect with your customers.

Our design and development process is driven by key initiatives including: user research, content architecture, design systems, standards-based markup and an infrastructure scaled for the enterprise.

We also believe in the practice of informed design. We want to know your goals, your KPI's and we want to know what YOU know about your customers, so that we can build a website that is attractive to those customers and performs as it should to help you reach the benchmarks that matter to you.

We utilize a state-of-the-art content management system (CMS) called CraftCMS to build easy to maintain websites that can grow with your business.

Card Sorting
Card Sorting

See how your users organize content.

Dev Ops
Dev Ops

Automate your operations.

HTML/CSS
HTML/CSS

Standards based front-end development.

Information Architecture
Information Architecture

Put your content in the right order.

Javascript
Javascript

Building interactive user interfaces.

Marketing Strategy
Marketing Strategy

Find new customers.

Prototyping
Prototyping

Build a new product concept to test.

Responsive
Responsive

Design for screens of all sizes.

Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization

Increase your Google ranking.

Wireframes
Wireframes

Get things laid out right.

User Experience Design

Our design concepts and decisions are based upon strategic user research.

The most important aspect of a marketing website is the ability to connect with the user. By understanding the end users through research and experience, we are able to design websites that properly represent the company and brand, speaking directly to that company’s customer base.

We work with a multitude of businesses in various industries and understand the differences between them. View our case studies and see why details of user interface design make a difference.

Card Sorting
Card Sorting

See how your users organize content.

Information Architecture
Information Architecture

Put your content in the right order.

Personas
Personas

Understand your users wants/needs.

Research
Research

Dig into how your users work today.

User Observations
User Observations

Talk with users in their natural habitat.

Web Development

We develop websites that fuel digital growth and connect with customers.

Well-built custom websites are a key element in supporting a company’s growth initiatives, KPIs and overall digital success. By understanding a company’s internal processes and what they want to accomplish online, we are able to use our development expertise to build a custom solution that far exceeds expectations.

Good websites anticipate the users needs and help them navigate to what they need easily. But good websites also make it easy for the team powering them to make updates, change layouts and add content where they need, when they need. You shouldn't need a degree in Information Technology to add a page to your website. 

We develop websites with scale in mind, so as a company grows, the websites remain useful and relevant to the organization. Browse our case studies to the right to learn more.

API Development
API Development

Get your apps talking to each other.

Database
Database

SQL DBA support.

Dev Ops
Dev Ops

Automate your operations.

HTML/CSS
HTML/CSS

Standards based front-end development.

Javascript
Javascript

Building interactive user interfaces.

Responsive
Responsive

Design for screens of all sizes.

Ruby Development
Ruby Development

Ruby on Rails web apps.

System Integration
System Integration

New apps on your current software.

Testing
Testing

Make sure it all works as it should.