MetroStar Systems Ranks 1st on Washington Business Journal’s List of Top Visual Art and Design Firms

MetroStar Systems, Inc. (MetroStar) announced that it had the honor of being ranked 1st on the Washington Business Journal’s (WBJ) list of “Visual Art and Design Firms”. The list is part of WBJ’s annual Book of Lists, and recognizes top-performing visual art and design firms in the Washington D.C. area. “To receive this level of recognition for the amazing work our team has been doing for our clients, makes this one of the proudest moments in my career,” said Jason Stoner, Director of Digital at MetroStar. The WBJ’s list was based on annual revenue from graphic design, interactive and branding work, as well as employment growth. The full list is available here


In addition to the “Visual Art and Design Firms” list, Jason was interviewed by the Research Director for WBJ, Carolyn Proctor’s article: “Washington-Area Design Firms Dish out Advice on Making the Perfect Website.” The article highlighted best practices, and do’s and don’ts of creating a website. Jason’s advice included adopting a user centered design approach to identify and balance the user’s desires, with the company’s goals and technology requirements. An approach that increases the likelihood of user engagement. The full article, including all of Jason’s advice can be found here

MetroStar Systems’ Digital Practice

Over the past three years, Jason has grown MetroStar’s Digital practice into a collaborative team with some of the best user experience architects, visual designers, content strategists, and developers in the industry. “Our goal is to create the most relevant, connected, and engaging products possible for our clients and their users,” said Jason. His team accomplishes this by integrating the best principles from User Centered Design, Design Thinking, Lean UX, and Agile Development to provide branding, marketing campaigns, websites, mobile applications, and emerging technologies services. This integration enables his team to create solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of their clients while simultaneously catering to their specific business needs.

About MetroStar Systems

MetroStar is an information technology (IT) services and management consulting company that specializes in emerging technologies within the public sector. We are a diverse group of developers, designers, architects, and human factors engineers that work together to provide our clients with innovative solutions and approaches. Our relentless drive to deliver the best IT services and solutions started in 1999 when a group of innovators combined their passion for technology with a deep understanding of the human mind. Thousands of early mornings and late nights later, our curiosity and fearlessness makes us one of the most agile, cross-functional teams in the industry. For additional information, visit

About the Washington Business Journal

WBJ has been the Washington D.C. region’s premier source for business and industry news and information for 30 years. WBJ provides over 150,000 readers with comprehensive news on local companies and their people, industry trends, tips, strategies, and award-winning critical analyses. For more information, visit