Spotted: A Chat with Web Design Agency BKLYN

BKLYN is the New York City based web design and development agency that prides itself on quality, integrity and communication. Using the newest technologies, languages and platforms, BKLYN will do everything in their power to deliver quality work as intended. They never run away from a challenge and conduct their business with a very simple and direct approach. BKLYN wants to work together with you and create memorable mobile and web experiences. Sound like the type of agency you want to work with? Then keep scrolling below to find out more about this team of highly technical creatives…


Inside BKLYN

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Locations: New York, NY

Core Services: Mobile & Web Application Development

# of Employees: 7

# of Four-Legged Employees: 1

Company Mantra: “Quality and Integrity”

Does your agency have a cool origin story?

I was a techy since I can remember. Usually doing favors for people. Building websites, fixing computers etc. After school, I ended up in Finance. It was during that time that I realized my calling was tech. After leaving Finance in 2013, I started my company out of my apartment in Brooklyn (hence the name).

bklyn web design agency office sign

Most interesting physical thing in your office?

We have a really cool “Brooklyn” Sign. I picked it up at a flea-market in Brooklyn. It’s handmade and always gets looks.

bklyn web design agency office sign

What does #agencylife mean to you?

The daily hustle, the meetings, the perseverance, the success stories, the late-night client calls. You don’t know it unless you’re in it #agencylife.

“Our clients become our partners. We go on a journey together and in the end, we can both say that we made something we’re proud of.”

– Gary Riger, Founder


Partners in Crime

In 10 Words or Less, What We Do for Our Clients:

Our highly technical team build quality apps and websites.

bklyn web design agency team

3 Characteristics We Look for in Potential Clients:

  • Easy-going.
  • Values good work.
  • Patient.

Our Clients Love Us Because:

We’re easy to work with and we deliver.

bklyn web design agency office

Clients We’ve Helped:

Companies in various sectors and verticals, including startups, non-profits, unions and games.


Web Warriors

The #1 Thing We Love About Web Design:

The design process, which allows us to get creative and innovative.

bklyn web design agency desk

Is there a web campaign from the last year that inspired you or a classic campaign that you draw inspiration from?

Last year we did a website for a non-profit that helps educate individuals about having babies. The client loved our work and it felt great to create something special for them and their community.

What is the one web design project you are proudest of? Why?

Our latest project for one of the largest Unions in the country. It was a lot of work and it tested our teams resilience. I am really proud that we were able to put together a website with almost 1000 pages. The client has been very happy with us.

If different from above, what is the most recognized web work you have done? Tell us a bit about it.

The Non-profit website, NMPP. Our design was used in a New York City Subway Campaign. We actually got lucky when Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton decided to ride the Subway and noticed the Ad. We have pictures of her looking at it and smiling.

bklyn web design project with nmpp

Which one to three brands need to redesign their website?

Not a huge brand but pretty big in payment industry – Heartland Payment. Their website can be better.

bklyn web design project with heartland payment

Which one to three brands have a great website?

So many Kellogg’s, HUGE (one of our competitors) and others I can’t think of at this moment.

What is one thing people don’t know about web design that they should know?

I think the biggest thing is that web design, development or what-have you, takes a lot of time and effort. People fail to understand the amount of work that goes into each project and website. It’s not any different than being a good doctor, lawyer or accountant.


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Daniel Kim