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Our Office Just Got a Little Brighter...Jack Painted a Mural!

21 Mar 2017

 

We moved into our beautiful office space in North Portland a little over one year ago. We love the open floor plan and our incredible neighbors. (Shout out to Whole Bowl, who keeps us well nourished.) But our studio was still needing a little more Planet Argon flair.

Jack, our Visual Designer, stepped up to the challenge of brightening up our conference room. After a few days of planning, sketching, and painting, the white wall was replaced with a sweeping mural of Tilikum Crossing bridge. Watch the clip above to see the painting process in action – sped up to save you a few days.

Video  |  Work

Video Testimonial: A Delightful Snack-scription Service with Skoshbox

17 Mar 2017

 

The Skoshbox Japanese snack subscription box is founded on pure delight. From the initial website visit to the bright packaging and tasty products, Skoshbox sought out a cheerful and stress-free experience for their customers.

Their business quickly took off in 2014 – and their existing ordering and fulfillment process (a Frankenstein mix of Wordpress, eCommerce plugins, and lots of hard work) couldn't keep up. That's where we came in. We partnered with Skoshbox to design and build the tools they needed to scale their business.

We enhanced the Skoshbox website, maintaining their unique and vibrant aesthetic every step of the way. We also built dozens of new features, including a tighter integration between subscriptions and shop purchases, reviews, gift subscriptions, waitlists, and more.

As a result of our partnership, Skoshbox was able to increase their business exponentially, while providing a smoother experience for their customers every step of the way.

Find out more about our partnership above.


Are you an eCommerce business who needs to scale, resolve outdated errors, or keep up with your ever-growing product backlog? We can help. Click below to get in touch.

Video  |  Work

Video Testimonial: Screaming Circuits

31 Aug 2016

Duane Benson and Adriel Henderson from the Screaming Circuits team share the past challenges they were facing with their application, their experience working alongside Planet Argon’s team, and how our redesign of Screaming Circuits has put them ahead of their competition.

Video  |  Work

Video Testimonial: Oregonian / OregonLive

31 Mar 2016

Steve Suo and Grant Butler from the Oregonian/OregonLive share their experience of working with our team and the results of our redesigned Recipe Box; from a more inspiring and searchable application, to an increase in traffic, to simultaneously freeing up their staff time to focus on the content they serve to customers.

Video  |  Studio

Get trained

26 Aug 2013

We got CPR training today at the Planet Argon studio. A few folks on the team had already done this, but it’s always good to get a refresher course. Do yourself a favor and schedule a training today.

Video  |  UX

What are your users searching for?

17 Dec 2012

Great video to highlight how important it is to monitor how your users are searching for your products. Are there alternate spellings, abbreviations, and/or pop-culture slang that they might be searching for that you’re search indexes aren’t accounting for?

In many of our e-commerce projects, we’ve worked on a handful of solutions to address this. For example, a product like “LA Vacation” could be found under a number of possible searches:

  • Los Angeles
  • L.A.
  • SoCal
  • City of Angels

The great thing with most search index tools is that you can shove a lot of additional keywords without having to expose this to your users in some archaic list on the site.

Video  |  Studio

Xmas tree

30 Nov 2012

Short time-lapse of a few argonistas starting to decorate the 2012 studio tree.

Video  |  Studio

RIP Juan (and Skinny Pete)

16 Nov 2012

Juan was one of our closest friends. He was an important figure across the past three studio locations we’ve resided. Sadly, he’s no more.

While alive, Juan would never have agreed to allow us to share such an intimate moment with the public… but this is how we’ll always remember him. On his death bed, he whispered, “Tell them. No. Show them. Show them what I did. Let them learn from my mistakes.”

We invite you to meet all of our green friends.

Good bye, Juan. :*(

Video  |  Misc

Finding Portland

25 Apr 2012

“Finding Portland was produced, shot, and edited in 51 days during March and April at the invitation of TEDx Portland, where the video was unveiled to a sell out crowd of 650 and met with a standing ovation. Filmed in Portland and the Columbia Gorge, this time-lapse piece offers a new perspective to the City of Roses. From a Portland Timbers season opening soccer game, to the top of the Fremont Bridge, to an aerial shot of Oneonta Gorge, Finding Portland tells the story of a city and its many faces.”

“Comprised of 308, 829 photographs taken from over 50 unique locations, it took an average of 3.8 hours to make each second of this film. The intent of the project was to place our cameras in unique locations across the city, achieve significant ranges of dynamic camera motion, and pursue cutting edge time-lapse techniques.”

Fascinating perspective of our little city.

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