More than just website development
With over 20 years of website development experience and a specialist Melbourne-based team, we create custom sites that sell, convert, educate and inform. From custom one-off event sites, to large-scale enterprise systems, our clients trust us to deliver visually striking work on a solid technical foundation. Check out some of our partnerships here.
What makes us stand out from the crowd
Relationships are everything
In business for 20 years
Long-standing partnerships and trusted by some of Australia’s largest brands
- User Experience front & centre
- Complex is kept simple
- Accessible for all
- Easy management
- Results-driven lifecycle (basically, we iterate & refine based on results after launch)
- Secure by design
What we do
Our team specialises in CMS implementations, including Umbraco, WordPress, Headless solutions (such as Sanity.io), and fully custom solutions.
We work with you to determine the best CMS platform for your specific needs and deliver customised solutions that perfectly fit your business.
Custom Development & Integrations
We are also experienced with more complex development projects. From custom .NET & Laravel projects, where we push the CMS to its limits, to completely custom functionality.
How we’ve flexed our custom development muscle:
- Events & ticketing integrations for Zoos Victoria & Royal Melbourne Show
- Backoffice registrations interface for Melbourne International Comedy Festival
- Major multi-site implementation for Isuzu
We specialise in integrating business systems like:
- Internal management systems
- Student management systems
- CRMs (including SalesForce, Microsoft Dynamics, Sugar CRM, SAP)
- Marketing Automation systems (e.g. Pardot)
- EDM systems (Mail chimp, Campaign Monitor)
- Ticketing and booking systems (e.g. BOS / Vivaticket)
With two decades of experience behind us, we’ve got more than this up our sleeve. Can’t see what you need on this list? Whatever it is, we’ll help make it happen.
We understand that choosing the right hosting infrastructure for your website is integral to its success. Hosting is complicated, but we’re here to make it easy. Our technical team will ensure your end users have a seamless experience, all backed by a robust and secure infrastructure platform tailored to your site.
We are Microsoft Azure experts, with the reliability and flexibility of its products a great fit for our clients.
Have another service in mind? Want to host in-house? We can work together to find a solution to suit your needs.
Our expertise covers areas such as:
- Provision & manage Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services platforms
- Backup & Disaster Recovery planning & implementation
- Planning infrastructure for scale and load (e.g. projects such as Melbourne International Comedy Festival & Zoos Victoria need to handle sustained traffic through certain peak & off-peak times)
- Infrastructure security, including Firewall and ongoing monitoring
An enduring partnership, not just a project
Our relationship doesn’t stop after launch. We pride ourselves on nurturing long-standing relationships with many clients. We have a results-driven process, meaning we keep a close eye after launch, tweaking and adjusting where needed, as we continue to refine your project and propel your organisation forward.
Our project team will keep in touch to identify your ongoing needs and any opportunities for further success for your organisation. This might include reaching out to review ongoing analytics or informing you of the latest developments in the digital landscape so you can stay at the forefront of the technology that powers your digital platform.
Sound good? Give us a call today.
The Calico difference
There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ business, and your website shouldn’t be either. Our expert team of designers, digital strategists, UX specialists and developers will work closely with you to create a digital experience that truly represents your vision, both now and in the future. Let’s work together and bring your brand to life online.
Your business operates within a complex ecosystem of tools and platforms and integrating these seamlessly into your website can be critical for success. Our team can expertly integrate third-party applications such as CRMs, ERPs, payment gateways, and more, to streamline your business processes and boost website functionality. We work closely with you to identify your integration needs, and deliver custom solutions that are tailored to you.
We know how critical it is for our clients to have user-friendly, flexible websites that can grow and change with their business. That’s why we work with CMS systems that deliver speed, security and simplicity. The Calico team have delivered projects across a range of CMS platforms, including Umbraco, WordPress, and custom CMS built on Laravel. We are one of Australia's leading Umbraco CMS specialists.
Here if you need
Want a helping hand to keep your site in top shape? We offer various ongoing support and maintenance packages, with a responsive and flexible team structure. Our packages can scale to your needs, and we will work with you to find the support level that fits your business.