A great website combines usability, beauty and organization to provide an optimal user experience, while supporting the goals of its owner. Integrating site analytics, cross-browser support, search engine optimization and thoughtful information design, our sites bring our clients excellent return on investment on a site that they can update themselves. We provide ongoing support, too, so you’ll always have the help you need, whenever you need it.
Terra Oceana is an environmentally conscious, organic supplement company and one of the nutrition industry’s leaders in cutting edge, live, whole food products.
Debi Pasricha is a girl reworked… “When forty-something hit me in the face, I realized that so much of what I was doing, wearing, saying, feeling, eating, believing, reading, watching, showing, experiencing, and thinking were no longer honest representations of the girl I had become.” Her blog grew out of a transformation, a dawning “realization that if it doesn’t fit anymore, whether it be a relationship or a dress, that I don’t have to wear it ever again. Not ever.”
Ojai Fire Safe Council
The Ojai Valley Fire Safe Council was founded in 2000, and is dedicated to promoting Wildfire Safety through Education and Action in the Ojai Valley area.
CAUSE Action Fund
CAUSE Action Fund is a nonprofit organization dedicated to social economic and environmental justice throughout the Central Coast of California. They educate and mobilize immigrant, working-class and young voters to build grassroots political power and leadership in our communities.
Ventura Charter School
Ventura Charter School of Arts and Global Education is a tuition-free public school serving 390 students from Kindergarten through Eighth grade. Ventura Charter School’s progressive, high-quality, student-centered educational program expands educational choices for parents and their children in the public school system, supports a nurturing community of learners, and improves student achievement. We created a custom PHP application for volunteer management and extensive parent password protected pages with committee signups.
Our Florida Reefs
OUR FLORIDA REEFS is a community planning process for southeast Florida’s coral reefs. Hosted by the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative, this planning process brings together the community of local residents, reef users, business owners, visitors and the broader public in 5 counties near Miami to discuss the future of coral reefs in this region.
ModelPeople models consumer behavior in global culture and facilitates faster insight activation and inspiration via brand planning programs and consumer media production.
MobiGirl Media is a premium mobile ad network that focuses on one target – girls. With us, you speak directly to millions of girls, aged 6 to 16 about your products and services. Reach them in a language they understand, 24/7. Our self-serve website makes it easy– choose the apps you want to advertise in, control your budget, monitor and update campaigns, all with the click of the mouse. Affordable, transparent, targeted advertising. Seeing is believing.
Designed and implemented a website redesign for this progressive private school that serves children from pre-K through 12th grade. The website is built within Joomla, a free, open-source content management system, and includes and online registration and payment system. Based on their market research, Oak Grove learned that many high school students research their own school, and it was an important goal to design a site that would appeal to young people. Another key component of the site is the creation of customized portals for each of the main constituents: Early Childhood, Elementary, Junior High and High School.
Implemented an online auction website to provide an eBay-like experience for an online fundraiser. This was implemented by installing and customizing free, open source software, installed on their web server, to provide a seamless user experience from their existing site.
Developed Flash animation of scrolling reviews for the film Gamers.
Children and the great outdoors! A winning combination or a recipe for disaster? Fun or fiasco? If you’re going to lead a pack of cubs out into the big wide world, you’d better be prepared. This stunning website has all the right tools for the job. Interactive maps, an intuitive layout, and a comprehensive online “staff lounge” ensure clients and staff are better prepared than a troop of Boy Scouts!
Performance Improvement Training classes help high school and college basketball players achieve strong improvement in vertical jump, in overall body strength, and in general conditioning. WackyPuppy developed their business identity, as well as a website with an online registration form. The website was developed in HTML/CSS, but incorporates a simple-to-use and very affordable content management system component that allows the client to edit the text on their site themselves. The online sign up form collects program registration data securely and efficiently, using a free web-based service to keep development cost low.
WackyPuppy recently designed and implemented a new database-driven website for Oak Grove School, but we also designed their previous static HTML site. This was work we did in 2005.
Designed and implemented customized landing pages for various aged groups within the Oak Grove community, to provide a more targeted experience for their annual Day of Reading fundraising appeal. This campaign resulted in higher donations for the school.
WackyPuppy is a huge fan of Ventura WILD, and has been involved from the very beginning, helping to identify a client base of adventure-hungry kids to picking a name, establishing a web presence and establishing a registration process. Getting kids out into nature is the goal, and we are so proud of what Ventura WILD is accomplishing in the community for our children!
There’s no better way to celebrate unconditional love than to give the gift of life to a homeless dog or cat facing euthanasia at a city shelter. The Rescue Train’s Gift of Love Wedding Boutique is a website devoted to brides and grooms who want to share their love of animals, providing wedding favors, gift cards and a wedding registry, where the proceeds go towards saving homeless pets!
Designed over 250 individual credits, lyrics and biography web pages as part of UMG’s U.K. digital music download project.
Designed and developed this informational website for The Eager Beaver Tree Service, based in Ventura, California.
Designed e-newsletter template for Tiana Coudray Eventing. WackyPuppy also provides ongoing maintenance and support for Tiana’s website.
Blue Heron Landscape is a landscape design/building/maintenance company that serves estates in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Ojai and Montecito. WackyPuppy Design created a custom website for them that demonstrates the elegance and refinement that characterizes all of their work.
NetSquared is focused on the intersection of technology and social impact. They are an incubator of innovative ideas, creating opportunities for nonprofits, foundations, designers and developers, changemakers and entrepreneurs to connect. DYB (Donate Your Brain) was an experiment to encourage techies to donate small bits of their time to nonprofits via the web, by presenting a simple web feed of technical questions and requests posted by nonprofits, and an easy way to indicate when the need had been answered by a user, including a karma board. WackyPuppy designed a proposal for a visual design interface and suggested additional functional details.
Soulmilk is a community website envisioned by WackyPuppy to meet the needs of a growing wired population who are currently using various different tools to organize their connections, tasks and sharing. Soulmilk aims to provide social networking, social search, ratings from people who share your interest, enlightened and rated advertising, and shared calendaring to provide an online home for people who care about their families and the planet.
WackyPuppy designed and developed the CAUSE website, focusing on building a website that could grow with them as they have more time and resources to enrich content and engagement with constituents across traditional and online channels. We implemented the site using Joomla, a free online content management system.
Varnish wanted a website that communicated the hip, ultra modern, stylish vibe that clients would find in their salon, so that’s just what we designed and implemented for them. An innovative Flash website with sexy and fun animations, strong brand presence, and a unique interactive color picker that allowed customers to choose and purchase over 100 nail polish colors, all in one easy to use Flash tool. Custom HTML, Flash and shopping cart development characterized this state-of-the art website.
Schur & Sugarman is a business management firm based in Los Angeles that serves clients in the entertainment industry. They wanted a website that would appeal to their creative clients, communicate the high level of professionalism and quality of services that they provide, while not falling into the cookie-cutter boring website common to most sites in their field. WackyPuppy designed and developed an attractive, classy, simple to navigate website for them using HTML and CSS.
Harold Freeman Jewelers, based in Tampa Bay, Florida, specializes in buying and selling Patek Philippe timepieces as well as other fine Swiss brands. They asked WackyPuppy to design a new look and feel for the website, which they then applied to the site. WackyPuppy has also implemented a web form and some interactive features in their site.
ResumeNEXT is a web-based service providing rich media resume profiles for jobseekers, featuring traditional downloadable text and pdf-based resumes, as well as video, audio, links to employers and work samples. The site features, functionality and visual design was created by WackyPuppy from start to finish, and built within a custom database-driven website using PHP.
WackyPuppy designed a new database-driven website for Thomas Aquinas College, including a completely new user interface, social media and email signup integration, contact forms, online e-commerce bookstore, secure online tuition payments and donations, extensive content sharing, video and audio integration, two blogs and over 500 pages, all optimized for search engines. The site was developed using Drupal, a free open source content management system, and integrates the Ubercart shopping cart and MailChimp email marketing.
Appsolutely Easy is an online community built to support an award winning how-to video that describes how to create a mobile app for iPhone or iPad. WackyPuppy created the wireframe design for the site.
WackyPuppy designed and developed a temporary web home for HeartSong, and is currently in development to build a database-driven website in Joomla, to provide a feature-rich online community to support the practice’s clients. We have also developed sophisticated, secure multi-page interactive forms that are HIPAA compliant and provide clients and staff increased access to information.
We designed and implemented an informational website, featuring photography we produced on location.
Designed and developed the corporate branding system for this film and video camera dolly company.
Worked closely with this talented fashion design team to produce their website.
Designed and developed this highly customized website and blog within WordPress. The site is integrated with 1ShoppingCart, to create a paid membership site with various downloads and membership levels.
Naissance on Melrose wanted a new look for their e-commerce site to coincide with their biannual clothing line debut. WackyPuppy delivered 11 times in 6 years.
Designed prototype look-and-feel proposal for website redesign for this home health care company, including a Flash animation for their home page.
Designed and implemented a new e-commerce website for this eclectic & edgy t-shirt designer: be sure to visit the site – there’s some surprising interactive elements.
The Beauty of Aging is a film that honors the older, older women, seeing them as the wise elders that they are. Women of all ages can learn and be inspired by their stories. WackyPuppy designed and implemented an e-commerce website, integrating PayPal Standard and a simple content management system to keep costs low and provide the client the ability to edit text on their own site.