Portfolio

Business Sites

Podium ProsperityPodium Prosperity is an company that provides wealth development solutions. They are a super dynamic company and committed to active living and they wanted their Web site to reflect their focus on the performance athlete market segment. They had already established their brand guidelines so we worked within that framework to design a site that reflected their market segment while portraying an image of solid reliability that people expect from a their financial advisors. Their site works well on mobile or desktop platforms.

To build the second generation of the Macular Risk Web site, we worked with the company's existing design team who created a crisp, new design for the site. We took that design and built the a Joomla based site with their design as the template.

PWM from ABEX offers a Wealth Management Platform that allows financial advisors to extend their reach. Their site is mobile-friendly and looks great on a desktop as well.

MBM is a legal firm specializing in intellectual property. The graphic design for the site was done by a partner company and Bectin built the site using Joomla. It leverages custom development to provide functionality such as the people search and directory facility as well as an easy-to-use administrative interface for adding and removing employee and partner profiles.

SquareFoot Design is a Toronto interior design company that wanted a site that showed off their stunning design style in the commercial/restaurant space. This site features a tightly integrated photo gallery for profiling the work they've done in bringing life to commercial spaces.

Marianne Cuhaci is a Registered Social Worker specializing in adolescent and family Issues. Marianne needed to establish a presence on the Web and we helped her craft her message to extend her reach.

KATOS Cleaning is a residential cleaning company that needed a refresh on their Web site and wanted to get control of their on-line presence with a site they could maintain themselves. We helped them refine their message a little bit and leveraged our internal design services and some stock photography to deliver a unique site that is right on message.

Cafe Cognac is a cafe in Gatineau, QC best known for its "Thursday Mussels and Fries" special. We worked with Serge Duguay Design and a local photographer to build a bilingual site to showcase their food and make it easy for regular customers to stay in touch by subscribing to the company's mailing list. The mailing subscription integrates the site sign-up form with an e-mail management system to make it easy for customers to register and the restaurant to contact them. It's also bilingual to address their diverse customer base.

Barnstone Retreat is a vacation rental property. We provided the content management system for their design, with a reservation request form and an rental availability calendar synchronized with a Google Calendar for easy administration.

Udellican, an Ottawa-based general contractor needed a site that show-cased their work and introduced their services. They were looking for a light, clean look and Bectin created this design working with the customer's existing portfolio of job-site photos. We worked closely with the customer to develop the content and structure it most effectively for their residential and commercial customers.

Le Saint Eloi is a bistro in Gatineau, QC with a beautiful view of the lake and Casino. The site shows off the location and facilities as well as the food at the cafe and provides an easy method for visitors interested in reserving the facility for special events to determine which days are available. The site is also bilingual includes an integrated localization system and is mobile optimised.

Jenings Myofascial Release is a the home of a myofascial release massage therapist and trainer. We migrated their site content from a difficult-to-use system to Joomla and refreshed the look of the site with a new template. To help them sell their products and services on-line, we set up a simple system using PayPal's shopping cart.

Naked Fish SushiNaked Fish Sushi is an Ottawa sushi shop in the trendy Westboro district of Ottawa. We built this site from the design by Serge Duguay Design. The design is lush, and elegant and the site is mobile enabled to provide a mobile-optimised experience on smart phones and tablets.

Communities, Clubs, Teams, and Associations

Harcourt Park needed a custom Web solution which allowed them to build the Web community for their property owners association. The site we built is based on a modified stock template with a responsive design to be mobile friendly and features a customized membership system. The site content is largely private for association members and utilizes the access control lists of Joomla to provide private areas for committees to develop content before it's ready to be shared with the wider community.

Lac HeneyLake Heney had built up a Web site with a considerable amount of content but it had no content management system behind it which left all the work of maintaining the site content to a single person. We worked with them to build a site that gave them the ability to collect membership fees on-line and integrated an e-mail management system that allowed them to reach all their members or just specific sub-sets of members such as those who hadn't paid their membership dues for the current year.

TWAIN Working Group is a not-for-profit organization that represents the imaging industry. TWAIN's purpose is to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices. We worked with a design provided by their design company to build this site. The site included custom database work for registering, approving and displaying certified devices.

The Minto Skating Club is an historical skating Club in Ottawa that needed a new site that allowed them to get information for their members posted more quickly. Making the news current made the site useful as a primary method of communication. This not-for-profit needed to keep costs down, so we tweaked one of Joomla's standard templates to create their site. The site features multiple photo galleries, a calendaring system for displaying club and other skating events, and a buy-and-sell classifieds facility.

Club Quad Trois-lacs is an ATV club in Montreal that needed a new Web site that could be easily maintained and updated quickly to post trail conditions and event details. The site features an events/calendar system, photo gallery, and embedded YouTube video streaming.

The National Capital Ice Caps is a synchronized skating team in Ottawa and they needed a Web site to help them recruit new skaters and communicate effectively with the members of the team. We put together a simple site with a calendar to display their schedule of events, a contact form and pages for their photos and other information.

Not for Profits

Learn2cook.org is a not-for-profit group based in Barrie, ON that developed a 7 DVD set of videos on how to cook healthy, nutritious, and economical family meals. We helped them to develop and structure their content and did the screen captures from their videos. The site features embedded video players to preview their work.

Minto Summer Skate Competition is a fund-raising event for the Minto Skating club. As the result of our relationship with the club building their main site, we helped out by building a site for promoting and managing the communications for the competition. The site features our custom skating photography, integrated display of the club's twitter feed, and integration of an e-mail sign-up form with the MailChimp mail management system to make it easier for competitors to keep up-to-date with competition news.