CHANCES ARE, YOU HAVE SEEN OUR WORK.

Whether your device is a phone, tablet or desktop, if it's content from the web, you have seen our applications. We are known in the industry for designing many internet "firsts": Match.com, the world's first dating site; eBay, the first auction site; and Snapfish, one of the first photo sharing sites.

BEST BUY / CINEMANOW

Designed the UX/UI for Best Buy’s Cinemanow on-demand movie store platform for TV, desktop and mobile. The project included information architecture and user interface design for all components of the digital content store and library, including: search filtering, category browsing, purchase flow, playback from user library and player controls.

HP / PRESTO

Developed the website and designed packaging for the HP/Presto printer and photo/message delivery platform. The project included information architecture for Presto service and collateral design for HP printer packaging.

MATCH.COM

Designed the interface for the Match.com online dating service. Played a key role in enhancing UX and conversion optimization, helping Electronic Classifieds transition Match.com from a 300,000-member service to 1.2 million members.

SNAPFISH

Collaborated with Snapfish's founding team to conceptualize and design the award-winning, highly acclaimed photo printing and sharing service with over 85 million members. Performed information architecture, user experience design and HTML/CSS authoring, helping Snapfish earn a #1 ranking in usability in its class from PC Magazine and a “Webby” award for fastest-growing site.

NIELSON

Performed UX/UI for internet audience measurement and analytics dashboard. "My Nielsen/NetRatings reporting system provides a consolidated view of the data most pertinent to Yahoo!'s interests, giving us the pinpointed information we need to make our advertising decisions." - Bruce MacEvoy, director of research at Yahoo!

KKR FINANCIAL

Designed website, logo and marketing collateral for KKR Financial. Worked with the San Francisco division to develop branding, messaging and copy in preparation for NYSE IPO. Marketing objective was to attract institutional investors.

EBAY

Performed a redesign for the world's first auction/listing website, eBay. Delivered a new homepage interface and a template for product pages, working from architecture schematics provided by eBay’s small Oakland-based startup team.

LIONSGATE

Worked with the internal Lionsgate marketing team to produce and develop websites for multiple movie releases. Projects included animation and video.

O'REILLY

Designed the interface for O’Reilly online magazine co-published with Match.com. Co-authored a 300+ page book titled Designing Web Audio.

NETSCAPE

Produced a series of banner ad campaigns to boost Netscape browser downloads. Responsible for copywriting, visual concept and graphics optimization.

UNIVERSAL

Designed the interface for an interactive gaming website incorporating Universal "Monsters" movie characters.

SGI

Produced a series of banner ads promoting Silicon Graphics products and services. Responsible for copywriting, visual concept and graphics optimization.

WEB DEVELOPMENt PROCESS

1stWave consistently produces excellent results—on time and on budget—by combining experience with flexibility, creativity and inventiveness. In working on hundreds of projects, we have refined our process through trial and error.

Steps

  1. Requirements Gathering
  2. Wireframing
  3. Creative Design
  4. Software Architecture
  5. Development
  6. Beta Testing
  7. Site Deploy & Launch

CALL OR EMAIL US IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT YOUR NEXT BIG PROJECT.

collaborate@1stwave.com
707 824 8080

If you have questions about pricing, timelines or what to include in your RFP, contact us.