Parallel Public Works is a technology and design studio specializing in the creation of web applications, mobile apps, and software products for governments, non-profits, and public space.
Usability & Information Architect
Director of Web Development
Our client list includes government agencies, non-profits, private industry, and public institutions.
Parallel was founded in 1999. Collectively our staff has over 30 years of design and web development experience.
University of Washington
State of Washington
Washington Department of Transportation
Seattle Repertory Theatre
City of Seattle
Washington State Convention Center
Cushman & Wakefield
Design & Development
We use a phased approach as we move through projects that is always considering a user’s motivations, primary goals, and potential frustrations.
User-centered design/build process
We help non-profits and governments navigate the technical resources and open source solutions that are available to them.
- Content management systems
- Fundraising tools
- Cloud-based IT services
- Communication tools
- Content consulting
- Brand design and messaging
- Search engine optimization
UI / UX
- Information architecture
- Interactive prototypes
- Group work sessions
- User testing
- Full design capabilities
- "Mobile-first" design approach
- Responsive designs for multi-platform support
- Cross device testing
Comprehensive media production
- Video production
- Community engagement
- Applications for public art
Parallel develops products and services for the government and non-profit sectors.
- Canopy Giving, an event-based social giving platform
- More coming soon
Sep 18, 2014
To Scale (10,000 things for Mark Tobey) is a new large scale sound installation created by Pete Bjordahl and the Berlin-based artist Andy Graydon
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Parallel Public Works
- 15223 Ambaum Blvd,
- +1 (206) 755-3814