Websites and Mobile Apps

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Beautiful, rich, responsive, accessible websites and apps that run on every mobile device and in the browser.

We bring brands to life online through creativity, innovation, and strategic thinking. We've been designing and building rich online user experiences since 1997.

A lot more goes into creating a great website, app, or digital platform that most people expect when first embarking on the journey. 

From small jobs to large ones, we draw on tools and experience that we've collected over many years to mould a methodology around each project. The approach considers business and user goals, budget and timeline constraints, and guarantees a successful result in every case.

Key Services

  • Digital strategy
  • Website design, intranets and extranets
  • Mobile apps and responsive design
  • User experience
    Prototyping, information architecture, research, user testing
  • Graphic and user interface design
  • Content management strategy and technology
  • Online brand development and business growth
  • Marketing solutions, SEO/SEM, email campaign management
  • Advanced web hosting
  • Maintenance and support
  • Training

Technical Capabilities

  • Responsive web and app design
  • Accessibility - "AA" WCAG 2.0 standards and beyond
  • Front end and back end
  • Content management systems
    cm3 Acora CMS, Wordpress, Elcom CMS, open source
  • E-commerce - Ordering and payment solutions
  • Integration - CMS, CRM, ERP, and anything that's needed
  • Advanced hosting and security
  • Custom application design and development
  • Continuous integration and agile development
  • ASP.net and PHP
  • HTML5, CSS3, Javascript

Integrated Technologies and Business Processes

From open source to enterprise class software, we make sure your bedrock platform components work seamlessly together. Understanding the workflows and transactions that take place in your business and making sure they're supported by integrated technologies and processes is a key part of what we do.

The DDSN digital platform provides a great starting point for many businesses. For our clients with large scale or proprietary technologies, we'll help wire up the distinct marketing and operations software to provide a coherent business-specific user experience for both customers and support staff.

Content Management Systems

These are the CMS platforms that we use behind most of our web projects. Custom and mobile applications are often built on low level coding frameworks, and we work with other platforms too.

  • Content management
  • E-commerce
  • Online marketing
  • Intranets & extranets
  • Multi-site
  • Associations & membership management
  • Enterprise ready
  • Content management
  • E-commerce
  • E-learning
  • Powerful intranets
  • Social media & online communities
  • Business portals
  • Enterprise ready
  • Content management
  • E-commerce
  • Online marketing
  • Social media & online communities
  • Intranet & collaboration
  • Social media
  • Enterprise ready
  • Content management
  • Online marketing (with extensions)
  • Highly extensible
  • Low startup cost
  • Open source

Other Platforms - CMS, CRM, ERP & E-commerce

In addition to the CMS platforms that usually underpin our projects, we have experience with a range of other leading applications.

  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Salesforce
  • SugarCRM / SuiteCRM
  • CiviCRM
  • EPiServer
  • Umbraco CMS
  • Magento
  • Moodle
  • Odoo ERP
  • APIs
  • Custom applications
  • Lots of open source platforms

Some of these products and a series of others are provided as an integrated part of the DDSN hosted digital platform.

 

The Life of a Website Project

Planning workshops, user research and analysis, requirements gathering, scoping and budgeting, then...

Site taxonomy

Interface prototype

Template designs

A Website Designed

Diagram by John Furness of Simple Square.