Discussion and opinion on design, development, business and culture in a digital world.

4 Things to Look For When Hiring a Web Application Developer

By Thorren Koopmans on May 10, 2016

Web application development isn’t all cut and dry. There are many different solution providers out there and it can be hard to sort through them all. Here are several key distinctions that you can look to when making your decision. 

Happy Holidays!

By Lindsay Sklyar on Dec. 24, 2015

Wishing you and yours the happiest of holidays and a very happy new year.

Microsoft is Ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 & 10

By Scott Barkman on Dec. 1, 2015

Microsoft has just announced that it will be ending support for Internet Explorer versions below 11. The most important impact of this is that they will no longer release security updates for these versions.

3, 2, 1, Launch!

By Scott Barkman on Nov. 26, 2015

We get it; launch can be a stressful time in the life span of a web project. However, it’s important to know what launch really means in the overall scheme of a website.

The Paradox of Experience

By Thorren Koopmans on Nov. 23, 2015

The things we do online are often seamless and easy, leading us to take for granted the amount of work that has gone into making them that way. We see something that looks effortless and assume that it is therefore easy. 

Brand Value

By Chris Provins on Nov. 12, 2015

Building a strong foundation to connect with your audience.

A User's Guide to Effective Bug Reporting

By Ashia Zawaduk on Nov. 9, 2015

Writing a clear bug report doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ve outlined a few key steps to help clients create informative and detailed bug reports.

Our New (Magazine-Worthy) Studio Space

By Micah Slavens on Oct. 6, 2015

We’ve spent the past year waiting on contractors, cooking up ideas and completing daunting DIY projects. Now mostly complete, our 3 floors of  office give us around 7500 square feet of designed working and collaboration space.

Lift Takes Home Digital Alberta Awards Including Best Studio

By Thorren Koopmans on Oct. 5, 2015

Lift was recognized at the 2015 Digital Alberta awards held in Calgary this past Friday. We’re thrilled with the wins and of course grateful to the fantastic clients that made them possible. 

Focus on user experience, not keywords, for SEO

By Thorren Koopmans on July 24, 2015

SEO is important, but it might not work quite the way you think. Designing for humans, not machines, can make a big difference in the long-run. 

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