Lake Washington Institute of Techology Redesign

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

The redesign project for Lake Washington Institute of Technology involved user research which resulted in developing a new information architecture, page layout and design to attract the primary audience. Working collaboratively with the internal web and marketing team, Kanner Kreative was able to provide guidance in user research, develop a new information architecture, content strategy and page layout, as well as direction in design,...

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Edmonds Community College Homepage Redesign

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

Edmonds Community College needed to temporarily refresh the homepage of the site as it migrated to a new content management system, OmniUpdate. The project’s scope was to design a simpler, more easily navigable homepage which would work as a lead-in to future developments for the site and it’s organization and information...

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The Gates Invention and Innovation Program

Posted on Jul 14, 2013

  The Charles C. Gates Foundation’s Invention and Innovation Competition needed a web presence to support their existing participating schools and provide an entry point for bringing new schools into this unique program. WordPress is used allowing for the client to update their content and easily manage simple modifications to the site....

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Why Your Website Should Not Resemble Your Org Chart

Posted on Jan 3, 2013

  Primarily, I work with colleges and universities to restructure their websites for the best user experience. A visit to a college’s website should provide a prospective student—whether still in high school or an older adult—with a perspective that allows them to feel, “I belong here, I want to go here,” “This place will be good for me.”  I am brought in to website redesign projects to restructure, realign, force the marketing and...

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New Navigation Pathways for a University

Posted on Jul 12, 2012

A college in Boulder, Colorado, Naropa was looking for a cleaner, more deliberate approach to their website. Consulting through Noel-Levitz, Ellen worked with the internal team to develop an information architecture and inventoried content to develop a page structure to support this user experience goal. Through one-on-one user interviews, stakeholder interviews, reviewing analytics and other methods of user research, wireframes and the...

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