Aug 8 2011

2011 Non Profit Project: Feather River Land Trust

Each year Marker Seven selects a local non-profit to support by lending our website development and design skills. This summer/fall we are working with Feather River Land Trust to help them reinvigorate their online presence and develop an online communications strategy.  

Feather River Land Trust works to conserve land in the Feather River region and steward its ecological and cultural values for current and future generations.

Aug 5 2011

Hexcel Website Receives second Communications Industry Award

The team does it again! We are proud to announce that the new Hexcel website, launched earlier this year, has been awarded the Award of Excellence by The Communicator Awards.   The Communicator Awards recognizes creative excellence for communications professionals around the world. 

Jun 7 2011

New Site Launch: Continental Resources

We are proud to announce that our team has completed a site redesign for Continental Resources, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company.

Jun 7 2011

Marker Seven 10+ Years in the Making

This week we celebrate the past 10 years (almost 11) since we started Marker Seven.  When we first started we couldn’t have imagined the way the digital industry would evolve, but here we are ten years later working with our team of visual designers, user experience experts, web developers, project managers, strategist and online marketing specialists.  We could not be happier to not just be in existence but also continue to grow and thrive.

May 11 2011

Adding a Little Method to our Madness

Method recently joined the ranks of the Marker Seven client portfolio. Being recognized for its stylish and environmentally friendly products, Method has been developing household cleaning products since 2011.

Not only are we excited to be working with a brand we admire, but we are grateful to be working with a team that is nice, fun, smart and creative. What more could we ask for?

We are working hard to support (and have become part of) People Against Dirty and hope you will too. 

May 2 2011

Continuing to Grow with the Addition of Earthbound Farm

It has been an exciting year for us so far. Not only have we added Sky Box Imaging to our client roster and launched a couple of new projects, but we are also pleased to announce we are working with Earthbound Farms.

Earthbound Farms has a rich history of being an organic pioneer and a leading resource for healthy living. With a focus on the U.S. and Canadian markets, Marker Seven will be working with the Earthbound team on their online presence.

Apr 28 2011

New Artspan Site Connects Connects the Public to San Francisco Visual Arts Community

This week the Marker Seven team launched a new site for ArtSpan, the San Francisco-based nonprofit that builds community around San Francisco visual arts. The new site builds a stronger connection between local artists with the public.

Apr 27 2011

Hexcel Website Receives Best in Class Interactive Media Award

We are proud to announce that our team has received the prestigious “Best in Class” honor from the 2011 Interactive Media Awards (IMA) in the “Manufacturing Category” for its design of the newly launched website for Hexcel Corporation, a leading composite materials manufacturer.

Mar 21 2011

Marker Seven Redesigns Kristi Yamaguchi Website

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, today announced that its website redesign of Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi is now launched at www.kristiyamaguchi.com. The website is a key component of Yamaguchi’s rebranding effort to showcase her newpersonal and professional initiatives, including her first children’s book Dream Big, Little Pig. The book is available for sale on her new site.

Mar 14 2011

Marker Seven Appoints Sallie Nelson Director of Client Services

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, today announced the appointment of Sallie Nelson as director of client services.  Nelson will oversee Marker Seven’s client relationships and project management processes.

Feb 4 2011

Marker Seven Helps Hexcel Corporation Launch New Website

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, today announced it designed the newly launched website for Hexcel Corporation, a leading composite materials manufacturer. The enhanced Hexcel site offers new features and functions to improve user experience and has a fresh new look.

 

Jan 5 2011

The Benefits of Redundancy in Web Design

The Benefits of Redundancy in Web Design

The word ‘redundant’ has a largely negative connotation. A lot of people view redundancy as unnecessary, and in fact, Merriam Webster defines the word as “exceeding what is necessary or normal”, or “superfluous”.

In an era where conciseness is highly praised, it may seem paradoxical to say that redundancy can be a great thing, but it can. Allow me to illustrate.

Redundant Layouts

Jan 5 2011

Marker Seven Hosts Drupal 7 Release Party

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, will be host for a San Francisco Bay Area Drupal 7 release party on Friday, January 7th. Marker Seven joins with Open Source users and fans around the world to celebrate the latest version of Drupal, the powerful content management system (CMS). The party will be held at Marker Seven’s new headquarters at 300 Beale Street, San Francisco. It begins at 4:00 p.m.

Nov 18 2010

The Importance of Visual Feedback

There is no doubt that the web has evolved very quickly, and we as web professionals have the power to create sites and applications with increasingly more attractive and user-friendly designs. In this ever-evolving field, however, there are some relatively simple considerations that are often overlooked, and most of these considerations play an integral role in the success of interactive media in terms of user experience. One such consideration is planning, designing, and developing for visual feedback.

Nov 4 2010

Award Winning Digital Agency Moves to Accomodate New and Projected Growth

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, announces it has moved its headquarters to the historic Coffin-Reddington Building on 300 Beale Street in San Francisco from its previous location on Sutter Street. The new office, which is twice the size of the agency’s previous headquarters, accommodates Marker’s Seven’s significant expansion over the past year and provides needed space to meet projected growth into the New Year.

Oct 20 2010

Marker Seven Honored with W3 Award for Real Estate Website

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, announces it is the recipient of a 2010 W3 Silver Award for the redesign of SFOpenhomes.com, an online property listing and open homes Website of the San Francisco Association of REALTORS® (SFAR). The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the Web. This year, over 3,000 worldwide entries competed for awards.

Sep 29 2010

Marker Seven Helps Eco Dog Raiser Awareness

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, announces the completion of its pro bono Website project for Eco-Dog.org, the San Francisco initiative that advocates for off–leash dog walking in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) while at the same time supporting strong environmental stewardship of the natural landscape.

Sep 9 2010

The New Web Usability Rule: Don't Count Clicks

The number of clicks required to reach information on a website has long been touted as a rule that every good User Experience Designer needs to follow. We’ve been told that information should be reachable within just three clicks. Well, here’s an alternate view: maybe counting clicks doesn’t matter that much after all.

Aug 11 2010

Marker Seven Appoints Director of Marketing

Marker Seven, an award-winning digital agency, announces Nicole Reber has joined the firm as director of Digital Marketing.  Reber is responsible for managing the growing needs of Marker Seven clients for a wide range of traditional and digital marketing services, including integrated search engine optimization, pay per click, display advertising, and social media strategies, based on thorough research and analysis and the use of analytics.

Jul 13 2010

Marker Seven Awarded Top 10 Award for Greener World Media Redesign

Marker Seven, announces that its site redesign for client Greenbiz.com received a Media Business Top 10 Award for best site re-launch. Greenbiz.com, a leading environmental news site and flagship site of Greener World Media Inc., was selected as one of the top 10 media sites from over 60 entries for the ‘great’ media sites honor.

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