Nerds help government serve people through technology

Our extensive development experience and technical capabilities make us an ideal partner for government initiatives; our engineering roots in systems integration inform our approach to preserving existing investments and processes while leveraging modern interactive technologies.

Identification Codes

  • DUNS #: 17-786-0017
  • CAGE Code: 4Q3P0
  • NAICS Codes: 541511; 541512

Core Competencies

Custom Programing

  • Web applications
  • Web development
  • Mobile web development
  • Native mobile applications

Systems Integration

  • API development
  • Legacy system integration
  • Interface modernization
  • Requirements analysis

User Experience (UX)

  • Information architecture
  • User research
  • Interface design
  • Usability analysis

Quality Assurance (QA)

  • Test planning and user testing
  • Accessibility testing
  • Penetration testing
  • Security analysis


  • Our project management tools and methodical approach yields excellent customer service and 90% on-time, on-budget project completion statistics.
  • With a huge toolbox of technologies to choose from and over 730,000 hours of experience to draw on, we match the demands of the project with the strengths of a programming language or framework.
  • With nearly 200 full-time US-based developers and designers on staff, we can tackle projects of any size.
  • Our flexible engagement model has been proven on over 4,000 projects completed in partnership with over 800 government agencies, corporations and advertisers since 2003.

Company Information

The Nerdery is a small company founded by three programmers in 2003, with a staff of 473 in offices in Chicago and Minneapolis. As a developer-driven, interactive production firm, we engineer and execute interactive development projects, including custom applications, websites, social media and mobile apps. Our engineering roots in systems integration inform our collaborative approach to helping clients preserve their investment in existing systems and processes while taking full advantage of the benefits modern technologies have to offer.

Past Performance

As trusted development partner to hundreds of clients across the U.S, The Nerdery has provided over 700,000 hours of consulting and programming services. We’ve created custom solutions — ranging from mobile applications to large-scale content-managed sites to web applications integrated with business systems — for clients like:

  • 3M
  • IBM
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Microsoft
  • Victaulic
  • Google