what we do.

Butterfly is a web development agency made up of experts who are leaders in their field.

We empower people and organisations with beautiful design, robust technology and long-term support to transform their industries.

award winning, beautiful design

The Melbourne Design Awards named Butterfly the best studio (20+ staff) in Melbourne.

Here's how we do it:

  1. Well structured user journeys
  2. ​​Creative and innovative solutions.
  3. Engaging stakeholders where appropriate
  4. Simple, award-winning interfaces
  5. User-friendly designs that users intuitively understand
  6. Bespoke UI designs
  7. Inclusive design (WCAG Level A+)
  8. Hand coded front-end engineering

robust technology

Butterfly is a leader in the creation and support of reliable, robust technical solutions.

This is achieved by:

  1. Right-sizing the tech stack based on your organisation's needs
  2. Rigorous application of software engineering principles
  3. Automated compliance monitoring for Butterfly Coding Standards
  4. Separation of Concern (SoC) in code
  5. Segregation of Duties (SoD) in the end-to-end process
  6. Scalable infrastructure
  7. A strict quality assurance system
  8. Powerful Dev/Ops
Australia Gov

The Australian Government’s Digital Transformation Office recommends Butterfly’s guide to writing clean, high quality code for software engineers to take their work to the next level.

complex websites

We are known for our beautiful design, robust technology and long-term support which is driven by our strategic ideas to innovate. Our work connects people from education to healthcare, not-for-profit and government organisations to thought-leaders transforming their industry.

platform development

Our team has more than a decade of experience at building scalable platforms. We can recommend the best tech stack for your MVP and beyond to develop robust solutions. We can connect with apps, CRM, ERP, payment gateways, APIs and build custom APIs. Our solutions are built with a focus on compatibility, speed, accessibility and security.

b2b software as a service (SaaS)

Bespoke SaaS is the leading method for providing software solutions. Our team of engineers can design and create a solution that can grow from a working prototype to global scale. You can leverage our extensive B2B SaaS knowledge to gain the advantage in your field.

experience design (UX + UI design)

We design websites with a focus on creating engaging moments and clear user journeys that set you apart from the competition. Using robust quantitative and qualitative data, we ensure your design is underpinned with one key motive: keeping your user loyal to your product and brand.

Read more about our design practice

bespoke e-commerce platforms

Whether you’ve outgrown off-the-shelf e-commerce solutions or your requirements are unique, bespoke is for you. There’s nothing worse than being stuck in a box when demand for your products overtakes your ability to support customer growth. The value and flexibility of a bespoke solution allows you precise control over the user experience and flexibility to grow in any direction. Butterfly’s bespoke e-Commerce solutions start from $250,000.

hosting and support

Our dedicated customer solutions team is ready to work with you to provide the best solution for your needs. As Amazon Web Services specialists, we provide full-service scalable hosting and can also configure your hosting infrastructure to take advantage of secure and modern tools. As your business evolves, so will your needs. We provide continued, proactive support to ensure your product is always running at optimum performance.

Learning more about how Butterfly can help with hosting and support.

case studies.

A new solution for National Disability Services
A new solution for National Disability Services

An array of technical and content challenges forced National Disability Services to look for a solution

Not-for-profit, Website development, Support services
Monash University’s Low FODMAP Diet
Monash University’s Low FODMAP Diet

Monash University’s Low FODMAP Diet™ was already changing the lives of IBS sufferers, but it had great potential to do more

Education, Website Development
Public Records of Victoria's new dashboard
Public Records of Victoria's new dashboard

Designing a user-centric dashboard and order management system for seamless record management and ordering

Government, UX + UI design
Planning Institute Australia
Planning Institute Australia

As an industry leader, PIA wanted their website to inspire growth among planners

Government, Digital Strategy, UX + UI design