Skybound Design and Development
Our process is simple: Provide you with a design system that meets and exceeds the requirements of your industry or project and develop a lightweight, bespoke web experience that flies alongside you as you reach new heights.
Audience Driven Processes
Your audience is the light that gives your business or project life. Whether they're customers, readers, fans, followers, or all of the above, we create websites that will get you as close to them as possible by carefully crafting platforms optimized for Search Engine Optimization (SEO), brand recognition, any screen size, and accessibility. Our annual plans insure that your platform grows as you grow.
We keep our process as simple as possible to leave more room for creativity and customization.
What does your project entail? What is your industry or expertise and what visions or goals do you have? The first thing we do is to ask questions and flesh out your preferences for your brand and web presence to better understand the type of web experience we need to create for you and your audience.
3 - 5 days
We then use our research on your industry or area of expertise to craft brand guidelines, logos, icons, website mockups, and other components that may be useful to you. Once we confirm the design with you we jump into development.
1 - 2 weeks
We practice clean, secure and privacy-respecting programming. We use trusted, stable and modern technologies to bulid your site, and we don't cut corners like site builders and other studios using pre-baked templates and plugins. Your site is built from the ground up to be lightweight, fast, accessible, effective, SEO-friendly, unique and healthy for the web.
1 - 2 weeks
Within weeks your site will be ready to fly and it's as simple as setting you up with a custom domain and hosting plan that suits your website. When you give us the go-ahead, we'll launch your website and you'll be skybound. All of our annual plans include custom domains, analytics, content management systems and our assistance and guidance as you grow.
1 - 3 days
We don't stop once your site is up and running. We receive daily updates on your website's security and safety, are notified of any contradictions, update your site's code frequently to maintain any new web standards, and check in with you once a month with information on your site. Our main priority is to provide you with a seamless and safe experience so you can focus on what you do best.
We provide maintenance plans for every website we help create. They're flexible and adaptable to ensure your website has a safe and consistent presence on the web every day of the year.
Your beautiful website needs a unique and memorable domain name. We'll work with you to determine the best name for your domain, purchase it, and manage it's servers and security.
Domains Done for You
Each website we manage is hosted on the Edge. That means they're hosted at serveral locations across the globe to guarantee the fasted page load times no matter where your audience is accessing it from.
Managed Locally, Served Globally
Your website is created with clean, efficient code, hosted on secure servers and any private data you may have is hosted separately from the front-facing website. Your domains are secured with SSL/HTTPS protocols and all of your sensitive data remains private.
Next Level Web Security
Private, Secure, Safe, Friendly
We ensure that your site meets the needs of any screen size and upgrade the code of your website whenever new needs arise or new protocols are introduced. This means your website remains modern, approachable and reliable as the world changes and grows.
Look Good on any Screen
If you need a Content Management System for your blogging, photography, or any content you may have, we'll create one for your website that meets your content needs.
Manage Your Content from One Location
Every site needs to be written and maintained appropriately to SEO standards. Each website we create meets and exceeds those standards, regardless of the content you're providing.
Search Engine Ranking Built In
We create a personal Design System (DS) for your website. If you ever need to reference the colors of your site or the branding strategies you can find all of the information you require in the DS.
Your Site, Your System
A Liftoff is a process where we work with you to promote your website and engage with your audience through email or social media from inception to stability.
There is no better way to inform your audience than with email. It is still the most intimate and most direct way of engaging with others. When done correctly, regardless of the scale or type of your project, email marketing can help build and keep your audience. We'll create templated emails for you to use, setup various campaigns, help you grow your subscribers.
Inform Your Audience
Social Media Liftoff
The dynamism of social media is exceptional. There are so many ways to create a presence on any of the popular platforms. We'll help you navigate those platforms and create a strategy specific to your project and provide you with resources you can use to grow your audience.
Build your Presence
Fly Your Way
It doesn't matter what you do or how you do it, every vessel of expression should have a digital existence. We're in the business of solutions, not limitations.