The last few months have been an extremely busy time for Message, working with everyone from a major global brand to family-run start-ups...
Our cycle-brand client Rapha have continued to build on the re-designed website we built earlier in the year, adding several major areas of functionality to enable their business to continue to grow. A couple of examples are cross-selling and wish-lists, both very powerful e-commerce tools. Under the hood several major developments have included enhancements to accounting and despatch.
We've been working with Brighton software developers SCL to bring a major development to the American Express site. Message have designed the user experience and front end design as well as integrating the website with SCL's UltraPos software. Additionally, the customised content management system (based on our SweetCMS ) allows Amex to create and deploy multiple versions of the website for their own clients. As to what the development is; that's to be kept confidential until it comes to market!
Amongst several smaller projects we designed and built a website for Rouleur Magazine - a publishing concern set up by Rapha to produce the magazine, annuals, photo-books and other cycling-related collectibles.
Developments at Message
In between times we've also taken on some very talented new staff and freelancers, as well as doubling the space we have at our offices. Melita Ogden joined us to run our internal projects, and her move from our client Strutt & Parker to 'service side' has been a great benefit to us.
The offices have been completely refurbished too, and if you've ever visited in the past you wouldn't recognise the place now!