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Who We Are

Based in San Francisco and New York, D/Workz is a digital product design company driven by individuals who share a passion for creating great ideas and translating them into engaging, intelligent and innovative experiences.

D/Workz is built with deep passion for tech innovation, a profound love for market insight and a growing team of hard working professionals with an iron will to make a difference. Think of us as an extension of your team - a multidisciplinary group of talented and highly creative digital strategists, designers, producers, coders and technologists.

With over a decade of innovation and exploration in the digital medium behind us, we are very focussed on building a team that is very skilled at helping companies either create new digital products and services and bring them to market or improve existing ones to be more useful and useable to their audience.

What We Do

We combine our expertise in UX/UI design, front-end coding and back-end development, system architecture and hosting to make the most powerful and influential experiences possible across web and mobile.

Strategy

We uncover unique opportunities to connect brands and their audiences in the evolving digital landscape.

  • User Research
  • Market Analysis
  • Customer Experience
  • Product Management
  • Information Architecture
  • Content Strategy
  • Mobile Strategy
  • Analytics

Design

Our user-centered approach to design leads to seamless interactions across digital ecosystem.

  • Branding and Identity
  • Interaction Design
  • Wireframing & Prototyping
  • Product Design
  • Dashboard Design
  • Responsive Design
  • Mobile UI Design
  • Website Design

Technology

We combine proven methods with the latest technological advancements to deliver front and back-end solutions.

  • Agile Development
  • Algorithm Development
  • Ruby on Rails Development
  • Node.js Development
  • Native iOS Development
  • Native Android Development
  • Advanced Web Front-end
  • API Design and Implementation
  • Database Optimization
  • Responsive Web Development

How We Do It

There are two ways of looking at process: through a project lens (managing schedules, milestones, deliverables, meetings and communications) and through an engagement lens (discovering, analyzing, strategizing, and ultimately furthering overarching business goals and ideals). At D.Workz, our process is at the heart of everything we do, as we believe it enables us to manage both engagements and individual projects successfully.

Our Approach

Over the past ten years, we’ve developed a set of philosophies about how to approach our relationships with clients — and they’re not always what one might expect. What follows highlights areas of our approach, to help you better understand us, and the way we work.

  • Agencies used to try to learn everything they needed to know about a client before the first pitch. We consider that process to be too important to conduct informally. The first thing we present clients with is a process of Discovery that we expect both companies to invest in mutually. We understand that our team must have the latitude to become fluent in each client’s language, structure, advantages, competitive climate, internal politics, and history — to be truly successful.
  • The only way to break through competitive clutter is to show customers that you have a different approach — as innovation result only when you’re willing to challenge conventional wisdom. Moreover, professionals of the caliber of D/Workz staff come to work here because they know they’ll be inventing the future. We expect our clients to be partners in this endeavor. That doesn’t mean taking ill-advised risk, but it does mean we must all share a willingness to deviate from the status quo and a strong desire to seize a leadership position in the industry.
  • Simple ideas work better than complicated ones. We work to quite corporate and project complexities so that we can pare individual projects down to their essence. The simpler we make our plans, strategies, messages and anticipated results, the greater the chance of shared success.
  • Many of our clients have significant creative or technical capabilities of their own. Our goal is not to eclipse these teams — after all, we work with some of the most technically and creatively gifted companies in the world. The secret to our success is that we make these internal groups more powerful; partnering with them to provide solutions that neither company could have accomplished on its own. It’s perhaps the greatest testament to our partnerships with clients — that our most successful relationships are with the teams we overlap with most.
  • Beyond helping our clients innovate, we have a secondary goal: helping them get credit for it. In the end, we all have careers as well as business goals, and groundbreaking work deserves recognition. We do best with clients who, rather than hiding us behind a curtain, let us work together to get proper attention for everything we’ve accomplished together.

Our Clients

Many of the companies we work with are already established or becoming leaders in their industries. These companies rely on us to create their digital assets because we meet and exceed their expectations time and time again.

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