We re-designed the University of East Anglia (UEA) website. This was our biggest design project to date including UI/UX design, and the creation of a design system.
SMILE looks into ways that Morley College can promote their expanding offer using a new technology - web stories, by Google.
SMILE are now endorsed by CampusPress - the leading supplier of WordPress hosting to the HE sector globally.
We embarked upon a project of research and recommendation, to focus on homepage and global navigation suggestions.
Bradford College is the first SMILE project designed and built to take full advantage of WordPress' new Gutenberg Editor. Jon Bates spoke to the key SMILE team members behind this project to find out more.
2020 has been tough. For many of us, we've suffered family tragedies, and dealt with things that we didn't expect that we'd have to. But it's not all been bad. Reflecting on the strangest of years, we celebrate the successes and look forward to a year of more good than bad.
As a long time supplier for the University of Sunderland, they approached us with an idea to reinvent the way that prospective students are able to calculator available scholarships.
Universities have hundreds of sites. More often than not, the majority of these fly under the radar. At best, this can be a missed opportunity - but at its worst, it's can erode your brand governance model.
We've been working with Morley College and Hunterlodge Advertising to launch a brand new morleycollege.ac.uk! We're excited to show you all this new project that we've been working on.
We're keen to understand more about how your organisation creates and manages websites. Which content management systems do you use. Does your organisation experience any issues with site maintenance and management? How many sites does your organisation own?
Crisp is a messaging platform that we've adopted at SMILE to interact with our clients. Though we're using it primarily for our SMILE support communications at the moment, we're hoping to branch out and explore how it can help us with broader client outreach going forward.
The difference between the needs of the user and stakeholder opinions and how feedback can affect a project
When it comes to redesigning a flagship website, a prospectus, or virtually anything that requires design input, there is a 99% chance that the client will have an opinion and thoughts to feedback (rightly so, they are paying for it).…