FAR Creative - New York Design and Development studio

FAR Creative is a New York based creative services and web development studio specializing in interactive user experience design and WordPress.

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Let’s Build Something

Since 2010 FAR Creative has been engaged with individuals, non-profits and companies on building custom, easy to update web sites and applications.

Our secret sauce? We’re a team of creative, dependable and solution-driven designers and developers using WordPress a free open-source CMS platform that can be infinitely customized for every project with over 54,000 plugins.

Services

Front-end
Development

Our developers use their HTML/CSS/JS expertise (along with a healthy dose of testing and checking of their work) o make pixel-perfect conversions of any design into responsive web prototypes that look great on any screen size or browser. We also utilize semantic markup techniques to improve your website accessibility and search engine optimization.

WordPress
Development

WordPress has been created to make website updates as simple as possible for everyone! Today, this platform powers over 33% of all sites across the web. Our use of WordPress varies from project to project - smaller sites generally benefit from even its most basic features, while more complex applications, are built upon highly-customized installations integrated with third-party technologies, plugins, and APIs.

UX & Design

UX & Design

If you’re yet to engage a talented designer to help out with your project, lean on us to get creative help. Both of our principal founders have an extensive design background and are regularly engaged with design projects. Independently of who designs your site, we will strive to provide additional input on how to further streamline its UX and usability.

Site Management

Site Management

Your site’s launched! Now what? To insure smooth sailing onward, we offer additional services aimed to improve and simplify your WordPress day-to-day operations. They include WordPress brute force protection and prevention, malware detection, regular backups and much more, as well as routine plug-ins and WordPress core updates.

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Hosting and Dev Ops

Hosting and Dev Ops

Cloud Hosting vs. VPS Hosting vs. Shared Hosting… We can help you make the right decision that’s scalable and cost-effective. As an option, we also offer hosting services in partnership with WPEngine, a dedicated WordPress hosting platform that is secure, reliable and easy-to-use. And if your web application needs to continuously deliver feature releases, fixes and updates, we can contribute within your existing Dev Ops process, or build a new one based on your project requirements.

Online Marketing

Online Marketing

We make staying in touch with your customers easy. Based on your visuals and copy, the team at FAR Creative will build out email compaigns as often as needed to reach your company’s goals. All you’ll need to do is review, appove and send.

Clients

Hearst
Consumer Reports
Open Society Foundation
Time
Hachette
NewsON
IRC
Parade

Core Team

Roman Foxman

Roman Foxman

Principal, Project Lead

Roman’s web design career began in the late ’90s, in San Francisco. Before co-founding FAR Creative, he worked as a designer, art and a creative director at multiple institutions, most notably, Hewlett-Packard, CBS News and Thomson Reuters.

Igor Aronov

Igor Aronov

Principal, Project Lead

After graduating from School of Visual Arts in 1997, Igor had worked as a lead designer for a variety of companies, including About.com and Random House. In 2010, after spending a year on various freelance projects, Igor became a co-founder of FAR Creative.

Igor and Far Creative consistently prove high-quality support for our digital content development work. Igor is responsive, flexible and willing to work with what we send him to help us achieve our deadlines and goals. We are deeply grateful for our long-term partnership and rely their exceptional expertise and service delivery.

Kelly Ricculli

Senior Development Officer, International Rescue Committee

I've sent Roman plenty of projects with short timelines and he's always been willing to help out and came up with great solutions. He's patient, dependable and truly a pleasure to work with.

Emily Giorgione

Designer, M+R

I've had the good fortune of finding Igor Aronov and working with him over the past two years. Among other qualities, Igor is easy to work with and especially patient with clients like me who are intimidated by the Internet and don't understand it... Overall, an expert and consummate professional that can always get the job done.

Geoffrey Gray

Book Author

I have had the pleasure of working with FAR Creative on projects ranging from rush design to thoughtful development, and have always been inspired by the professionalism, collaborative spirit, creative flair, and possibly even more creative problem-solving.

Betsy Hulsebosch

Marketing Director, Hachette Books

FAR Creative worked to relaunch my website under a tight deadline. I found them to be creative, fast and responsive to my requests for changes and am entirely happy with the results.

Peter Bergen

Book Author, Political TV Analyst