We are bursting with pride about the incredible work we get the opportunity to do every day

We love the work we do. We build communities for cancer patients, we change the way associations add value for their members, we help manufacturers engage with their customers, we leverage technology to do more with less. But you don't know the whole story. And we want to share it with you... the insights we gleaned from our user experience research, the way we connected the dots when we aligned our clients' goals with their users' needs, and the lessons we learned about how people really interact with their mobile devices.

Responsive Drupal site for Urban Innovations
Real Estate
B2B Professional Services

Urban Innovations

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Responsive Drupal site for Urban Innovations
Responsive Drupal site for Urban Innovations
Real Estate, B2B Professional Services
Urban Innovations

Urban Innovations was in need of a responsive, user experience design that would attract new tenants and improve SEO across multiple locations. Sandstorm created an intuitive, responsive Drupal website experience and developed all of the content that features the entire UI portfolio and clearly communicates the Urban Innovations difference.

Brand Strategy, Identity, Responsive Web Development, Responsive Web Design
Technology

Ensono

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Brand Strategy, Identity, Responsive Web Development, Responsive Web Design
Brand Strategy, Identity, Responsive Web Development, Responsive Web Design
Technology
Ensono

Sandstorm stepped in to help rebrand & rename this infrastructure management services business. Their identity & marketing strategy developed around addressing current needs while engineering solutions for tomorrow. Once the new name, Ensono, and the marketing strategy were approved Sandstorm applied it across projects including: website development, collateral materials, promotional video, product campaigns and even assisting with design elements in their new office space. 

Interactive homepage increases engagement
Manufacturing
B2B Packaging

Crown Holdings (NYSE: CCK)

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Responsive Drupal web development for Crown Holdings
Responsive Drupal web development for Crown Holdings
Manufacturing, B2B Packaging
Crown Holdings (NYSE: CCK)

Sandstorm conducted in depth user research globally to identify content, functionality and engagement opportunities for the development of a responsive Drupal website that embodied the innovation and inspiration this Fortune 500 company's users craved, investors needed, and brand demanded.

Consumer
B2C e-commerce

Radio Flyer

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Consumer, B2C e-commerce
Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer, a brand that embodies childhood and carefree summers, asked us to improve the shopping experience for mobile, tablet, and desktop users. We led the user experience research and usability study for two user groups and delivered actionable insights including wireframes, content, and functional requirements improving the overall site and e-commerce user experience.

Holden
Technology
B2B Professional Services

Holden

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brand strategy, technology SAAS, B2B professional services
brand strategy, technology SAAS, B2B professional services
Technology, B2B Professional Services
Holden

Sandstorm collaborated with Holden to reinvent their brand from traditional sales training to SAAS. Our break-through launch campaign beat lead generation goals by 50% and created momentum internally and externally for the business.

Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, Drupal Web Development
B2C e-commerce

Hydrology

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Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, Drupal Web Development
Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, Drupal Web Development
B2C e-commerce
Hydrology

Hydrology, a high-end purveyor of kitchen and bath furnishings, needed an online user experience that paralleled their sleek & luxurious products. To capture that opulence, Sandstorm® tapped into the ambition and extravagance of the fashion world. The photography-focused retail site utilizes Drupal and Masonry, a JavaScript grid layout library, to allow the photos, and products, to speak for themselves. 

Technology

AT&T (NYSE: T)

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Technology
AT&T (NYSE: T)

Sandstorm conducted user research, developed the information architecture, wireframes and logic flow, followed by a usability evaluation with parents, individuals, and small business owners on the desktop web site and tablet versions to identify and prioritize areas to improve the user experience.

Responsive design for Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Healthcare

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

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Responsive design for Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Responsive design for Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Healthcare
Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Sandstorm lead the content strategy to drive messaging across digital channels, in depth user research with neurosurgeons was conducted to inform the UX design strategy, and usability studies ensured tasks and navigation terminology were intuitive. AMS and LMS integrations within Drupal completed the development of this award winning, content-rich, responsive website.

Entertainment
B2C

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

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Entertainment, B2C
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

We love the performing arts and we love Miami! What a great opportunity for us to transform the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts into a destination site. Leading the brand experience with user experience research and developing personas, we identified content and functional requirements, developed the new brand experience, web site strategy, user interface design, and conducted usability testing for this prestigious performing arts center.

 

Retail
e-commerce

Gettington.com

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Retail, e-commerce
Gettington.com

Gettington.com, an online retailer with thousands of products, partnered with Sandstorm to identify and prioritize areas to immediately improve their customers' mobile, tablet, and desktop user experience. 

healthcare, association, Vascular Surgery, website development, UX, user research, usability testing
Healthcare

Society for Vascular Surgery

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healthcare, association, Vascular Surgery, website development, UX, user research, usability testing
healthcare, association, Vascular Surgery, website development, UX, user research, usability testing
Healthcare
Society for Vascular Surgery

The Society for Vascular Surgery® is a not-for-profit professional medical society, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health. Through user research & usability testing Sandstorm identified content, user, and functional requirements for surgeons & their patients. Sandstorm designed the site for maximum usability for both surgeons & patients while developing a corresponding brand strategy.

Healthcare

Presence Health

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Healthcare
Presence Health

Resurrection Health and Provena Health merged, creating the largest Catholic Healthcare provider in Illinois to become Presence Health. In order to ensure this new entity was immediately recognizable to top physician recruits, Sandstorm conducted research with physicians to identify how they choose an employer and what’s important to them when making career decisions. This information was quickly put into action on the new web site to ensure a smooth recruiting experience during this critical time.

Financial Services
B2B
B2C

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC)

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Financial Services, B2B, B2C
Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC)

Lincoln Financial Group needed to completely rethink it’s approach to online enrollment and retirement planning, in order to increase their clients’ employee contribution rates to their 401k while reducing call center usage and HR support. Through our in depth user research and user-centered design methodology, Sandstorm redefined the 401k experience.

Association
Healthcare

American Association of Endodontists

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Association, Healthcare
American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists selected us to create their content rich (content heavy), responsive user-centered web experience for members, professionals, students, and patients. We leveraged our extensive experience in healthcare, associations, and user experience design to align business requirements with member needs.

Doctor, tablet, strategy
Association
Healthcare

American Medical Association

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JAMA, Marketing Strategy, Responsive Design, Website Development
JAMA, Marketing Strategy, Responsive Design, Website Development
Association, Healthcare
American Medical Association

After collaborating on strategically marketing The American Medical Association’s publications under the new umbrella of The JAMA Network, Sandstorm continued to adapt the new strategy by crafting messaging & materials to address featured topics to targeted audiences. This included launching new journals, designing display ads, tradeshow materials & giveaways, and improving the UX for their mobile apps.

Association
Real Estate

CCIM Institute

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Association, Real Estate
CCIM Institute

CCIM has the most rigorous and prestigious certification program for commercial real estate and needed a marketing campaign to appropriately reflect their authority and exclusivity. Sandstorm created campaigns showcasing the exacting analytical insight a CCIM provides to any commercial real estate deal.

 

Rotary International
Association

Rotary International

 
 
 
 
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Rotary International
Rotary International
Association
Rotary International

Rotary International, a community gathered around creating positive, lasting change in the world, were seeking a better way to connect with their current member base. To increase member engagement, Sandstorm built a marketing campaign around their Rotary Global Rewards program and the tagline the good you do comes back to you. The marketing campaign included email, print, direct mail and retargeting ads and was tracked via unique page views to their website. 

DCI Insurance
Insurance

DCI Insurance

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DCI Insurance
DCI Insurance
Insurance
DCI Insurance

To capture DCI Insurance’s relationship-based model, opposed to the common transaction focus, Sandstorm crafted a new brand strategy complete with logo, identity, website and social media materials. To visually set them apart in the insurance industry, Sandstorm looked outside of the traditional insurance space and was inspired by the tech industry to align with the idea of connectivity & efficiency. 

Insurance

CareFirst of Blue Cross Blue Shield of America

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Insurance
CareFirst of Blue Cross Blue Shield of America

CareFirst, the largest healthcare provider in the Mid-Atlantic for Blue Cross Blue Shield of America, was looking for a better way to start the conversation around health insurance. To do this, Sandstorm created a video series highlighting their Blue Rewards program that was easily shared on social media channels. The videos streamlined information on enrollment and how to start earning rewards for taking steps towards getting and staying healthy. 

Insurance

Illinois Vehicle Auto Insurance

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Insurance
Illinois Vehicle Auto Insurance

Illinois Vehicle Auto Insurance wanted to increase completions of their online quoting tool. Sandstorm redesigned the tool, which included user and purchase flows, wireframe creation, usability testing, UX design and front-end development.

Retail

Weber Grill

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Retail
Weber Grill

Weber Grill, the embodiment of summer cookouts, asked us to improve the shopping experience for mobile, tablet, and desktop users. We led user experience research and the usability study delivered actionable insights to improve the overall site and e-commerce user experience.

e-commerce

NOW Foods

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e-commerce
NOW Foods

Sandstorm recently launched the NOW Foods corporate site. Sandstorm created a site that better reflects the connection between NOW foods and their health conscious target. The redesign provided a flexible architecture for product navigation and a consistent presentation of the parent-brand’s product-line specific brands.

Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield of American Federal Employee Program

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Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of American Federal Employee Program

Blue Cross Blue Shield wanted to create an easy way for federal employees to select their coverage. Sandstorm created an intuitive web application that breaks down the process in small digestible pieces of information. 

Financial Services

Accuity

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Financial Services
Accuity

Accuity provides sophisticated data solutions to ensure fast, secure, and compliant transactions. Sandstorm partners with Accuity globally to infuse their authoritative brand image across a variety of marketing materials from infographics and white papers to digital nurture campaigns.

Entertainment
B2C

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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Entertainment, B2C
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Creating a world-class brand experience for a world-class performing arts center in the heart of Philadelphia. Starting with user-experience research, Sandstorm gleaned brand perception, content and functional requirements to drive the overall online experience, web strategy and user-interface design. Our UX team conducted a usability study with patrons to confirm and enhance the Kimmel web experience.

Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, Information Architecture. Discovery Education
Education

Discovery Education

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Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, Information Architecture. Discovery Education
Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, Information Architecture. Discovery Education
Education
Discovery Education

Discovery Education, the largest professional learning community focused on K-12, engaged Sandstorm to improve the user experience across both the internal software interfaces and the public website. Sandstorm created an intuitive, PII compliant, responsive WordPress website experience with updated navigation, information architecture, and user interface to increase usage and improve engagement. 

Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, e-commerce, Django, Wireframes
Association

American Planning Association

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Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, e-commerce, Django, Wireframes
Responsive Web Design, Responsive Web Development, e-commerce, Django, Wireframes
Association
American Planning Association

The American Planning Association is dedicated to creating communities that offer better choices for where and how people work and live. To better connect with their communities online, Sandstorm led a complete site redesign including e-commerce, event registration, and member personalization. We developed a responsive front-end code in a custom Django based CMS after building new site architecture, navigation structure, user flows & wireframes.