Take your Forge public site to the next level

Save time & money with the most experienced Forge design partner available

Who we are

The Agency at Central 1

We are a full-service marketing agency for Canadian financial institutions. Our in-house team of 20+ experts has over 50 years of experience helping clients transform their digital marketing.

We’re the most experienced Forge public site design partner out there. No other agency can match our expertise.

What we can do for you

We serve our clients holistically and can help with as much or as little as you need, with Forge and beyond.

Branding & Visual Design
  • Brand review for Forge
  • Brand refresh / redesign
  • Public site visual design
Website Design & Build
  • Page prototyping & wireframing
  • Page design
  • Page building & training
Content & UX Strategy
  • Development of user personas & journeys
  • Content strategy & SEO
  • Usability & accessibility testing
  • Copywriting
Campaign & Communication Planning
  • Forge launch marketing
  • Targeted digital marketing
  • Acquisition & growth

Take a peek at our work

We’ve designed end-to-end Forge experiences for both Agency clients and Central 1 reference sites.

Pathwise Credit Union
Blueprint Bank
Future Financial

With a focus on urban young professionals, Blueprint Bank delivers strong call-to-actions and cross-selling opportunities throughout.

Its design is helping credit unions across Canada to highlight their expertise, increase share of wallet and drive potential members toward conversion.

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With a new name and brand, Pathwise needed a fresh website to match their modern look and focus on guiding members towards financial success.

The Agency helped make this happen. Our experts developed content and design, built pages and trained the Pathwise team on Forge to ensure their new site showcased who Pathwise is today while honouring where they came from.

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Future Financial targets a modern, tech-savvy customer who is always on the go.

Designed with mobile in mind, credit unions are leveraging this template today to deliver their information in a straight-forward, user-friendly manner that ensures their website users can find what they need with ease.

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When you work with us, you’re in good company

Over the last 10+ years, we’ve partnered with over 150 financial institutions on thousands of projects and campaigns.

Ready to accelerate your launch?

Ensure the most experienced and savvy partner is working on your Forge public site design.