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Our thoughts on building better experiences.

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Game of Tones: Surviving the Politics of Content

In business, as in politics, power stems from control of the narrative. That’s why digital assets tend to reflect internal priorities rather than what customers need. But when users don’t find what they’re looking for on your site, they leave — often with a diminished opinion of your brand. Whether you’re on a product team or working with clients, your job is to sort through the clutter to deliver content that both engages users and drives towards your business’s goals.

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Tidying Up Digital Homes With Design Systems

When a design system is set up properly, creating new features and templates can happen fairly quickly. This allows designers to focus on solving user needs and creating an overall better user experience instead of spending our time on mundane tasks of re-creating patterns and modules. Whether you’re starting from scratch, have an existing system, or need to merge designs from different areas of your organization, here are six ways you can leverage the KonMari Method when organizing your design system.

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Five Common Content Faux Pas and How to Avoid Them

Imagine logging into a new application for the first time, only to discover there are no words to guide you. How would you know where to go? How would you know what you could do? You wouldn’t. Without content, your new application might be beautiful, but it would also be useless. Content is a critical – though most often overlooked – part of the user experience. Whether you have a website, application, or other digital platform, your user relies on content to guide them.

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CASE STUDY | Amex- Plenti

Growing market share through loyalty rewards

We partnered with American Express to design and launch the digital experience of the U.S. Plenti rewards program. Its purpose was to engage new and existing customers, grow brand loyalty, and, ultimately, drive revenue.

CASE STUDY | Amex

Improving acquisition through targeted business solutions

We partnered with American Express to create a responsive web experience that would reposition their offerings, improve online lead generation and acquisition, and reduce customer inquiry rates to improve efficiency.

CASE STUDY | MWI Animal health

Reimagining the buying experience through a human-centered approach

We partnered with MWI Animal Health to increase sales by making improvements to the online buying portal and the internal sales representative tool that would increase efficiencies in the ordering process and improve customer experience and satisfaction.

CASE STUDY | CityMD

Communicating a patient-centric mission through human-centered design

We partnered with CityMD to create an online patient experience that reflected the organization’s uniquely personalized brick-and-mortar experience, better informed prospective patients, and reduced unnecessary customer support calls.

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