Our work

Projects we’ve launched this year

We kept pretty busy in 2019. Not only did we get to work with some great clients we also relaunched our own site (you’re on it now). Of course, there are projects we can’t talk about just yet but, hey, so long as our work is helping great organizations do their good work then we’re happy.

We launched Quebec Writers’ Federation‘s new website with a robust membership portal, workshops and events registration powered by WooCommerce, data connection to their SalesForce CRM/AMS, and plenty of user research and testing to make sure that the final result serves the English language writers’ community of Quebec.

We also got to team up with the wonderful folks at Great Believer on developing an engaging and modern website for Mission Up, a service connecting NYC-based nonprofit specialists to the folks who need their expertise.

As always, we’re focused on helping nonprofits be more engaging online while better serving the communities they support. If your organization wants to be more impactful, especially while helping marginalized, underrepresented, minority, and at-risk communities – we’d love to work with you.


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Our causes

Giving back is our core value

For the third year in a row, we’ve organized do_action_mtl, our WordPress hackathon for nonprofits where selected organizations get to have their website upgraded by a team of web professionals, completely free of charge.

This year we worked with Centre des Femmes Solidaire et Engagées, a feminist organization providing women of all ages with support in tough situations, education, and a safe environment to socialize.

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Smiling group of people

As always, Sasha has been busy sharing her knowledge and helping folks do their best. This year she had the privilege of being a part of the Nonprofit Technology Conference‘s panel on the new WordPress editing experience, Gutenberg. As WordPress experts who often collaborate with Automattic (the WordPress.com company), we’ve had a front-row seat to working with this new technology and Sasha was excited to not only share our experience but also encourage others to get involved.

Of course, we’ve also continued to support women in tech. Sasha had the pleasure of leading workshops for the Montreal chapter of Ladies Learning Code, introduction to JavaScript and the National Learn to Code Day on the topic of User Experience Design.

Sasha also spoke to Tarah Schwartz of Plank about some of the most prevalent myths about tech to encourage women to join this field of work.

Sasha’s passion for lifting up women in male-dominated communities also landed her an opportunity to write a piece for Net magazine. Partially a love letter to the amazing women who’ve had an impact on her life, partially a call to action from a stanch feminist working in a male-dominated field, partially a bit of fun with pinball.

Our accolades

Recognition from our peers

Finally, we’re also thrilled to have gotten a bit of praise from the design community when Sasha was named one of this year’s Responsible Designers to Watch by Graphic Design USA Magazine (see the entire list).

 

Screenshot of Sasha's profile in GDUSA

Looking ahead

2020 and beyond

As we close the books on 2019, we can’t help but be excited for what’s to come in the year ahead. If it’s anything like this past year, then it will be full of meaningful work, brilliant collaborators, and opportunities to do good. Don’t be shy to reach out if you want all of our energy and expertise to be a part of making 2020 great for your organization, publication, or event!

 

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