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Shining A Light on Web Development

Offering a full range of website consulting services:
strategy, design, application programming, database development.

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    National Association
    of Home Builders

    For the 12th year in a row, Modern Signal developed the trade show website for the NAHB International Builders' Show, the largest annual light construction show in the world. With exhibitor & education searches, press kits, virtual booths, & interactive show planner, users can navigate miles of building products and services.

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    Teaching Strategies

    Modern Signal developed a robust and reliable website for Teaching Strategies, integrating accounting, online bookstore, fulfillment, conference registration, professional development, and many other core aspects of the company's operations. The proverbial soup to nuts!

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    Modern Signal's
    Lighthouse CMS

    Brilliant in its simplicity and elegance, Lighthouse CMS offers the best user interface in content management - and top-notch features and options to boot including tools for mobile and responsive design. Now available in ASP.NET and ColdFusion.

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    PSJD - Public Service
    Jobs Directory

    Modern Signal worked with the National Association of Legal Professionals to rebrand, redesign and develop PSJD, a comprehensive directory of legal public sectors jobs. PSJD guides law students and practicing lawyers looking to bring their talents to public service. We're working on the mobile website next!

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    Zoom Tanzania

    Tanzania's version of Craigslist, Zoom Tanzania is the definitive resource for the most accurate and up-to-date information in Tanzania. Modern Signal is proud to have worked with this start-up since its beginning and congratulate it on its great success. The mobile version is in progress now!

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The Experience you need

Modern Signal is a Washington, DC-area website design and development firm with solutions for large and small organizations alike. Our veteran team provides the complete range of website consulting expertise - strategy, information architecture, project management, programming, database development, graphic design, and interface development. Since 2001, we have helped associations, non-profits, foundations, and private companies make their mark on the web, and run their businesses efficiently behind the scenes.

Our Work

CropLife America (CLA) Screenshot
CropLife America (CLA)
CLA mobile app is a portal for up-to-date directory, news and events information.
J Street Companies Screenshot
J Street Companies
Real estate services website featuring responsive design & full CMS with dynamic content tools.
Rack It Up Screenshot
Rack It Up
With a custom bookmarklet, build your virtual dream closet and get notified of sales.
NALP Directory of Legal Employers Screenshot
NALP Directory of Legal Employers
Robust members data collection system and public directory
The New American Home Screenshot
The New American Home
Residential Home Construction Showcase
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  • This was by far the smoothest website redevelopment I have ever experienced. Modern Signal was a wonderful company to work with and we greatly value our working relationship. 

    - National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

  • Modern Signal significantly enhanced our site to be more efficient and user-friendly. They provide excellent customer service with timely and cost-effective solutions.

    - Center for Medicare Education

  • I felt as if my company was their only client. They responded to my needs quickly and efficiently despite short turn around time and intense demands.

    - Teaching Strategies, Inc.

  • We wouldn’t have gotten where we are today without your support over the years.  Modern Signal has always been a great partner to us.

    - Kirk Gillis, Managing Director at Zoom Tanzania

  • Modern Signal understands our business - from future needs to current limitations - so their solutions are always scalable, solid, and service-oriented.

    - National Association of Home Builders

  • I love working with Modern Signal! Their CMS is very easy to use and they are incredibly responsive to questions or challenges I bring them.

    - NALP

  • Modern Signal worked with us to understand our needs and figure out what solution would work best for us. Our Lighthouse CMS is perfectly suited to our website goals. When we later needed to modify the CMS, they again took the time to understand exactly what was  needed and then built that functionality rather than delivering a cookie cutter solution.   

    - Ecosystem Investment Partners

  • Modern Signal has a professional staff that was very responsive to our needs during all phases - scoping, developing, implementing and maintaining - of our project.  We have been pleased with their ability to deliver quality work on time and on budget. If given the opportunity, I would work with them again.

    - The National Center for Safe Routes to School

  • Modern Signal has been a great partner for us for over the past 10 years.  As our business grew and our needs changed, Modern Signal was able to work with us to adjust our website platform in the ever-changing online world.  Their service and response level has been second to none, and we've been never been happier with our relationship with them.

    - Charm City Run

News & Announcements

Clutch recognizes Modern Signal as a market leader in D.C. Web Development and Design. A key factor in the selection was consistently high customer service and satisfaction!

We're proud to announce the launch of The New American Home® 2016 website for the National Association of Home Builders. In its 33rd inception, The New American Home® showcases the latest in home design and construction techniques. The site features dynamic photo galleries and videos of the home's construction process and highlights participating suppliers and their products.

The newly redesigned and redeveloped NASFAA website has launched! Modern Signal's engagement included extensive requirements gathering, full redesign, conversion from Ektron CMS to custom Lighthouse CMS with full content migration, as well as integrations with several third-party membership and conference management products (including iMIS, Parature, JobTarget and Confex). Based on unique requirements to streamline NASFAA's processes, Modern Signal also created custom microsite and form building tools, as well as advertising and newsletter content tools.

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