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.

Lake View Credit Union
The Police Credit Union
Pathwise Credit Union
With a growing membership spanning a large area, The Police Credit Union (TPCU) wanted to strengthen its digital experience and evolve its brand – all in time for its 75th anniversary.
To achieve this goal with limited resourcing, TPCU brought in our full-service team to reinvent its brand, fast-track its site build, train its team and direct theming for all its digital channels.

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With a new name and brand, Pathwise Credit Union 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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Serving a busy membership with limited time for in-branch transactions, Lake View Credit Union (LVCU) wanted to create a frictionless digital branch experience that wowed.
And that’s what our experts delivered. Working on everything from a brand refresh and custom site design to in-depth content and UX strategy, we built 10 high-impact pages that reduced barriers between LVCU’s members and their goals.

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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.

Aldergrove Credit Union
Carpathia Credit Union logo
Coast Capital Savings logo
Community First logo
Community Savings logo
Comtech Fire Credit Union logo
Osuuspankki Credit Union logo
Innovation Credit Union logo
Interior Savings logo
Lakeland Credit Union logo
Lake View Credit Union
Nelson & District Credit Union logo
Northern Savings Credit Union logo
Oshawa community credit union logo
Pathwise Credit Union
Stabilization Central Credit Union logo
The Police Credit Union
Vancity logo
Westminster Savings logo
Weyburn Credit Union logo

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