Long White Digital Ltd

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Africa Check homepageAfrica Check

In a nutshell: Africa Check is a non-partisan organisation that exists to fact-check claims made by public figures in South Africa, impartially and fairly, and publish the results. Using journalistic skills and evidence drawn from the latest online tools, readers, public sources and experts, Africa Check aims to spread the culture and enable the practice of fact-checking among the wider journalistic community.

Client said: "For many people web is just a business, but Tim and his team understand what projects like ours are trying to do and make it happen."

Type of project:

www.africacheck.org

Agenda ConsultingAgenda Consulting

In a nutshell: Agenda Consulting help not-for-profit organisations improve the way they work, which is a bit like what we do so it's been an enjoyable partnership. Agenda are one of the first clients to use our new theming service, Maketh. The site is rich in functionality with an advanced search facility of their client database, and an e-commerce section.

Type of project:

www.agendaconsulting.co.uk

Association of Performing Arts CollectionsAssociation of Performing Arts Collections (APAC)

In a nutshell: A membership organisation that has some of the UK’s most recognised and prestigious theatres, museums, universities and libraries amongst its membership. APAC's job is to promote preservation of performing arts collections and facilitate discussion and learning around the subject.

What we did: 3 different image galleries and flexible events management

Type of project:

www.performingartscollections.org.uk

Brightspark EducationBrightspark Education

In a nutshell: BrightSpark launched in 2009 offering 1-1 Maths tutoring at an affordable rate. They have now entered into a partnership with TES. In the early days, Long White Digital helped them get off the ground with an affordable package that included user research, branding (logo, identity, business cards), concept testing, prototyping, front-end website design and build.

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Bumblebee Learning homepageBumblebee Learning

In a nutshell: Bumblebee Learning provide hands-on iPad workshops in schools, with particular focus on struggling schools and disadvantaged kids. They go into schools with a stack of iPads, pre-loaded with various apps, work with the kids who spend a day putting together a project that they present to class at the end of the day.

What we did: Responsive design (RWD), rapid development, WordPress

Type of project:

eths_slantedEnd Tax Haven Secrecy

In a nutshell: Branding, design and development of email campaign to petition G20 leaders to put an end to tax haven secrecy.

What we did: Branding/identity, visual design, WordPress build, custom emailer, petition counter, multi-lingual switcher and interactive map of participating countries.

In collaboration with: Miggle, Christian Aid

Client said: "We’ve collected over 8,000 sign-ups since launch. Thank you for assembling a team of experts at short notice, working to a tight and very demanding schedule, and producing a website of such effectiveness and high quality."

Type of project:

Federation of Festivals homepageFederation of Festivals

In a nutshell: The Federation of Festivals is the umbrella body for competitive festivals of performing arts across the UK and beyond.

What we did: We did a rapid redesign and implementation inside a 30-day period and using only 4-5 work days.

Type of project:

www.federationoffestivals.org.uk

FBM homepage and mobileFreelance Bristol Mum

In a nutshell: A blogging and podcasting platform for Bristol-based broadcaster Faye Dicker, where she chronicles her life as a busy freelancer and Mum down in the wild West.

What we did: visual identity, blog, podcast integration, responsive design

Client said: "Launch day was mad. I put it the link on Facebook & it was shared over & over again. I've already had so much positive feedback."

Type of project:

www.freelancebristolmum.co.uk

Funder Network moodboard and emailFunder Network

In a nutshell: A knowledge sharing website and network for fundraising professionals across the charity sector. Features blog, Q&A, emailer notifications and searchable resources database

What we did: Alongside a full back-end (WordPress) rewrite, we produced an HTML email template for user notifications (pictured right), an IA review and a moodboard (left) for proposed new design direction.

Type of project:

www.fundernetwork.org.uk

Futurelab homepage 2007-10Futurelab website

In a nutshell: Futurelab has a proud history of researching and developing innovative uses of technology in education to bring about sea change in the way learners learn and educaters educate. Before Futurelab moved in a new strategic direction, thus bringing with it a new website, our team (then in-house staff) put together a suite of once-in-a-career websites and digital tools. They don't make them like that anymore.

Type of project:

www2.futurelab.org.uk

IRT homepageInternational Refugee Trust

In a nutshell: IRT have a commitment to spending their donors' money where it really counts - in the field. They came to us with a specific brief: they wanted to showcase their phenomenal refugee work, have on-site donation (i.e. not JustGiving or other third parties), and it needed to look and cost as grassroots as their work. Using our Maketh themes as a starting point we devised them this simple and impactful design - which is also responsive - and used the new Stripe service to handle donations so that visitors don't need to leave the IRT site to make a donation.

Client said: "Everyone is so grateful for all the hard work you put into the site - we love it!"

Type of project:

www.irt.org.uk

iSpy YorkshireiSpy – Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

In a nutshell: As interest grows in wildlife circles in our iSpy suite of sites, we are now being approached by other Trusts to reproduce their own version of iSpy. Suffolk kindly consented to this and so now we've been able to roll out a re-skinned iSpy a Barn Owl for Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. A nice additional feature here is that we've created a public feed of the data from the Suffolk site, so that as well as Yorkshire sightings the map also displays any that have been logged on the Suffolk original, both in the past and in the future.

What we did: Re-skinning, JSONP shared data feed

Type of project:

barnowls.ywt.org.uk

iSpy a Barn Owl homepageiSpy a Barn Owl

In a nutshell: iSpy a Barn Owl is the first in a series of microsites from Suffolk Wildlife Trust where users can plot their sightings of wildlife on an interactive map -- and view others.

What we did: Google Map API, user-generated content, social media integration

Type of project:

www.ispywildlife.org

Jean Lambert MEPJean Lambert MEP

In a nutshell: Jean Lambert is the Green MEP for London and does amazing work in the UK, Europe and across the globe. We wanted to build a site that felt industrious, 'worker bee' and accessible as the woman herself and reflected her civic dedication. It's strong on imagery and 'green' brand.

What we did: social media, galleries, video, cross-linked news, responsive

Type of project:

www.jeanlambertmep.org.uk

Little Leaf Guest HouseLittle Leaf Guest House

In a nutshell:

What we did: galleries a-plenty, availability checker, style sheet switcher (for seasonal designs

In collaboration with: Tristan Peters, Unfold

Client said: "Long White Digital were proactive in making recommendations that would both save us money and ensure that our website did exactly what we needed it to do. At every step of the way Tim was communicative and happy to answer all my, often repetitive, questions!"

Type of project:

www.littleleafguesthouse.co.uk

makethMaketh

In a nutshell: We designed this one-pager to promote Maketh, our sister business which provides super-smart web design services for freelancers and young businesses just starting out. We also designed seven 'themes' from which clients can select for their website's look and feel. We use them over here at Long White Digital occasionally too.

What we did: Uses the Bootstrap framework, which we use all the time now

Type of project:

www.maketh.org

McMillan MusicMcMillan Music Tuition

In a nutshell: One-to-one music tuition in the London area. Whether it's for your five-year-old’s first piano lesson or first French horn lesson since passing Grade 8 thirty years ago, McMillan Music has a tutor for you, with a refreshing approach to learning and teaching.

Type of project:

www.mcmillanmusic.co.uk

NFER self-assessmentNFER Self-Review tool

In a nutshell: A free online tool from the National Foundation for Educational Research to help teachers review how research-engaged their school or college is, using eight key statements.

Type of project:

bellview.nfer.ac.uk/SRT/Index.html

Oxfam Bigger and BetterOxfam – Bigger & Better

In a nutshell: In direct response to the 2010 election outcome Oxfam wanted to take the challenge back to Mr Cameron with this Big Society microsite that asked its users to ‘make a noise’ about ways in which society really could be ‘bigger and better’. Citing the much-campaigned for Robin Hood Tax, it asked visitors to name ways in which they would like their society to be improved (“Save energy and money by fully insulating every home in Britain” / “Plug the deadly financial gap poor countries face after the economic crisis” and so on) and then displays the estimated cost of that change, both as a financial figure and as a percentage of the budget made available by a Robin Hood Tax (often very small). We completed the first release of this site in June, within a month of the election result. A few months later they approached us about developing the social media aspects of the site, and improving the messaging to improve participation.

In collaboration with: Damon Charles, Jon Pearse

Client said: "Tim's help and assistance in completing this project for Oxfam were invaluable. His thorough understanding of the creative issues, coupled with flexibility and project management expertise, ensured that the end product was exactly what we wanted, but better."

Type of project:

http://www.oxfamblogs.org/bigger/current/

Oxfam - The QuestOxfam The Quest

In a nutshell: A pilot campaign by Oxfam to engage their supporters in a more long-term way with multimedia storytelling and game features. Using a narrative arc, The Quest aims to raise awareness of land grabs, food security and other issues affecting developing countries in Africa.

What we did: Game mechanics, gamification, user accounts, episodic media

Type of project:

synthesys homepageSYNTHESYS (for The Natural History Museum)

In a nutshell: SYNTHESYS enables researchers from any EU country to connect with 20 natural history museums, universities and botanic gardens across Europe. We built them a website to facilitate applications for research grants and promote their work in the field of natural sciences.

What we did: Fully responsive using our own custom RWD framework. Great backwards compatibility

Type of project:

www.synthesys.info

ux process for rhythmsTearfund Rhythms

In a nutshell: Rhythms is a new smartphone app and website from Tearfund that gives young people a range of feel-good/do-good actions to take, in the context of a game, rewarding players every step of the way. Long White Digital teamed up with Provokateur to provide the discovery, IA, UX and user insights together with several rounds of user testing and authorship of the functional specification.

What we did: user insight, prototyping, user testing

Client said: "We worked with a team whose creativity was matched by their attention to detail. In prototyping and iteratively developing an iOS app (through repeated user-testing) we got a mind that relentlessly wrapped itself around every problem and an eye for possibility which spotted ingenious solutions."

Type of project:

www.rhythms.org

The Village Montessori NurseryThe Village Montessori Nursery

In a nutshell: The Village Montessori is an independent nursery school situated between Reading and Newbury in the village of Bradfield Southend, West Berkshire. The Montessori Method is an approach to education that enables children to develop in a natural way, by being given the best possible conditions to promote social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Their aim is to enable the child to achieve his/her full potential.

Type of project:

www.montessorinursery.org.uk

tfcj_slanted_largeTime for Climate Justice

In a nutshell: A campaign website, inviting audiences to participate in a photo petition and demand action on climate change from world leaders.

What we did: CSS3 animations, user-generated content (UGC), translations, slideshows, interactive map or organisations, events section.

In collaboration with: Christian Aid

Type of project:

www.climatejusticeonline.org

Vox Angelica home pageVox Angelica

In a nutshell: Vox Angelica are a trio of female singers who perform a wide array of musical styles spanning five centuries from classical and folk arrangements through to pop and jazz standards.

What we did: design-rich home page, mp3 player, fully content manageable events and testimonials sections, PayPal integration

Type of project:

www.voxangelica.co.uk

Join Me on the Bridge (Women for Women)Women for Women: Join Me on the Bridge

In a nutshell: A social network for women around the world, enabling the co-ordination of global events, to build bridges of peace for the future. Contains extensive social media integration, multimedia libraries, user contribution and an interactive map of global events.

What we did: In partnership with Provokateur, created a feature-rich, social network on the Ning platform, stretching Ning's API the max!

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