We have a diverse assortment of topics covered this week: favorite accessibility tools, empathy in the workplace, and user experience driving design.
This week we are talking about the power of open graph meta tags, HTML 5.1 as the new standard, and bridging communication barriers.
Part of the job for Business development is getting out the office. To this end we have been attending, sponsoring, and presenting at conferences in the southeast since 2010 from Drupal GovCon in Maryland to Drupalcamp Atalnta in Georgia. A new one for us, Stephen Pashby and I are representing DesignHammer at php[world] 2016 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tyson’s Corner in the Washington, D.C. area this week.
This week at DesignHammer we are talking about posting legally on social media, managing multiple projects, and improving page speed.
DesignHammer team members share takeaways and useful resources from readings they've done this week. This week we are reading about website accessibility and Internet law, project management, date driven testing and continuous improvement, optimizing code, and internet protocols.
Last week Michael Nicholson, DesignHammer’s newest employee, inquired as to the symbolism of the company’s logo. A number of us shared our thoughts behind the meaning of our iconic cube.
Two of our recent WordPress projects have been recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AVIA) with W³ Awards for 2016.
For the fifteenth year in a row, DesignHammer has made the Triangle Business Journal’s lists of top Graphic Design and Internet Marketing and Design Firms in the Triangle. DesignHammer was listed as the #18 IMDB Firm and #7 Graphic Design Firm for 2016, based on the number of employees.
The list ranks local businesses on the number of employees working in the Triangle area dedicated to IMDB or Graphic Design. DesignHammer has 6 of 9 employees involved in Graphic Design, and 9 of 9 involved in Internet Marketing and Design.
Those of us in Sales and Business Development are always looking to close the next deal. Sometimes, walking away is really the better choice. Watch a video I collaborated on outlining ways agencies and clients can tank a website development project.
In 2015, on the verge of launching a new website, CED was forced to seek out a new vendor to complete the site and manage the deployment. DesignHammer delivered, not just on the project, but joining the organization, and sponsoring a premiere conference.