All Sparkjoy Projects

Sort through our web design portfolio to see a complete list of projects we’ve developed here at Sparkjoy. All projects were created using WordPress. Use the buttons to sort the projects by capability.

Pemberton Veterinary Hospital

Pemberton Vet takes advantage of WordPress’ flexible CMS through multiple custom post types which allow for a solid structure to showcase the extensive content on this site. We worked with Pemberton Vet to create SEO and human friendly content  and the inclusion of Gravity Forms and embedded Google Maps means their customers always know how to find them.

Artinas Jewellery

With Artinas Jewellery, we designed and built their site to deal with a large inventory of products and the challenges that grow from managing such a database. When they decided to migrate to an e-commerce option Artinas Jewellery came to us for a redesign and development. We took advantage of their large inventory and were able to import their existing data into WooCommerce while adding features like online and in store Gift Cards along the way. With site wide HTTPS their customer’s data is secure, and Payfirma integration handles payment processing.

Fort McMurray Heritage Society

Fort McMurry Heritage Society came to us for a fresh, modern update to their old site. The new site features an upcoming event calendar, custom post types for their heritage programs for children, and two interactive maps; one for the historical village and one of the historical railway shipyard.

Mobify

We collaborated with Mobify to redesign their site using the WordPress CMS. The site features a flexible design, making use of several flexible layout modules, giving Mobify the ability to change the display of the pages as they add content. This site was built using a mobile-first design approach, and is heavily optimized for page load efficiency.

Whiteline Contracting

Whiteline Contracting needed a redesign of their site to make it more contemporary, and showcase their wide range of services. We built a new, fully responsive site with custom post types that enable Whiteline to add pages about each of their services, and categorize these service pages appropriately. The site also features a video background on the home page, and custom-made icons in the main site navigation.

Sandy Cove Creative

We worked with Sandy Cove Creative to bring their old site into a fully responsive, beautiful new website. Their graphic design portfolio is showcased using custom post types and taxonomies.

MediaValet

MediaValet’s site was built using the WordPress CMS. It features a custom-designed filter for sorting and displaying the categories of custom post types, and two custom built slideshows with optimized image loading for faster page loads.  As well, all images on the site are optimized for retina display.

Watertrax

The Watertrax site is a fully custom-built, responsive design, on the WordPress CMS.  This site features multiple custom post types for their products, white papers, and published articles.  Additionally, we integrated Gravity Forms with pre-existing Pardot marketing structures.

Plant Something BC

We built a site with integrated, automated, and fully customized Google maps, allowing people to search for garden centres, landscapers, and nurseries and growers across the province.  Site visitors can search by city name or postal code to find the service nearest to them.  The data is managed across the BCLNA network of sites; all the content is housed in one central location and pulled to where it is needed, making content management easier.

BC Women In Sport

A website dedicated to celebrating BC women in sport.  This site was originally designed to be a physical installation at the BC Sports Hall of Fame with an emphasis on user interaction.

Blackbird Interactive

Blackbird Interactive came to us to do a template update and redesign on their existing WordPress site. Preserving their existing data we built a new theme, with a single scrolling landing page, integration of art and animation assets, and custom post types, all hosted on our actively managed hosting that makes manually updating your site a thing of the past. We also integrated their site with vBulletin forum software to create an easily managed and stylistically consistent forum for their fans, and with the potential to connect their WordPress blogging and vBulletin forum comments.

Form Collective

We developed a theme that draws heavily on the built in Customizer WordPress functionality to create a flexible experience that can be easily tweaked by the client. An emphasis on a clean, uncluttered experience, and on the presentation of images makes this theme responsive and beautiful on all devices.

Mobify Insights

Mobify is a world class e-commerce developer specialized in mobile web applications. We worked with them to create a WordPress based blog to support their business marketing efforts and help educate other professionals in this area. This site includes many advanced AJAX techniques and live filtering of content to create a consistent interactive user experience across all devices.

HeartSmart Kids™

The HeartSmart Kids™ site is an interactive learning tool designed to help educators become certified through the HeartSmart Kids™ program. Fully editable content managed through WordPress makes maintaining and updating the site easy, and custom user roles make the teacher’s experience through the site immersive and intuitive. WordPress’ user management makes it easy for teachers to return to the site and reorder year after year, and custom order forms allow HeartSmart Kids™ to track and manage orders of print materials through the site.

CanWest Hort Show

We built the CanWest theme with built in design functionality so the theme can be easily changed in the back end to match that year’s Expo colors. We also added Custom Post Types with Custom Fields so the Expo’s educational sessions can be listed by date. An integrated Twitter timeline keeps the users up to date on CanWest activity.

Bring the Music

We designed and built this lightweight responsive template with an emphasis on flexibility. Stripping down event management to it’s core we provided a simple solution that fit the requirements of the site without bogging it down with unnecessary and unwanted plugins and fluff. The theme is responsive both to changing device sizes and flexible content requirements.

Olive B Designs

We designed and built a responsive theme with an emphasis on product management for Olive B Designs. The built in e commerce functionality allows the site to respond fluidly to product availability and the creation of new collections of jewellery. The largely monochrome theme lets the images take center stage, and custom post types allow the easy management of promotional materials and press clippings.

Financial Savvy

The Financial Savvy site is fully responsive and features highly customized contact forms and newsletter capability built into a custom theme. It’s strong information architecture allows for a cohesive and easy user experience.

Prairie Cottage Perogies

We worked with Prairie Cottage Perogies to transform their old static HTML website into a responsive theme with responsive order forms that automatically populate from their site content. Changes made in one place are reflected across the whole site in one click.

Koerner Quartet

A world class quartet website showcasing performances and selling tickets online. We’re pleased to provide the design and support for these talented musicians.

Vancouver Academy of Music

The VAM site was designed and built using the WordPress CMS. It features custom fields, multiple custom post types,  secure contact forms, and custom payroll and registration functionality. We provided training and continued support on how to best use the site; as a result, enrollment at VAM has increased 25%.

Italian Cultural Centre

The Italian Cultural Centre (Il Centro) is a community hub for anyone in Vancouver seeking anything from banquet services to Italian classes. The site presents their range of services clearly, using an integrated WordPress multisite. With a unique dashboard for each department within Il Centro, this site’s user interface is optimized for different tasks, from registration and ticketing to news updates. Recent additions to the network include WooCommerce integration and Il Centro can sell tickets to their events without the overhead of a third party reseller with Event Espresso.

GSky Plant Systems

GSky Plant Systems site uses multiple custom templates and custom fields to manage its database of projects, both ongoing and completed. We also provided content management and photo editing services for this client as photos are an integral part of the site.

Crown Packaging

We worked with Crown Packaging to transform their old WordPress website into a responsive theme with additional components that offer easy to use tools to control their content from the dashboard.

Boxmaster

We helped Boxmaster redesign their website using WordPress as a CMS and provided additional functionality for online quotes and custom products. This is a responsive theme we designed that looks the part!

Osher Center

We partnered with a data visualization company, Exaptive, to create the Osher Center at Harvard Medical School website. We used WordPress as a CMS for staff to blog and administrate all their content, as well as a custom plugin for the dynamic XAP interactive content.

Chilliwack Skin Care

Dr. Angeline Sia-Venegupal wanted a website to showcase her medical practice and laser rejuvenation clinic. We built a WordPress website, provided on-site photographs, wrote content, conducted keyword research, competitive analysis, and search engine optimization (SEO). We also host the site and provide e-mail with full maintenance and support services.

Dental Arts Centre

Dr. Sunil Venegupal wanted to increase his dental practice. We built a site including custom photography, graphic design, interviews transcribed into content, and search engine optimization (SEO). We also host his site and e-mail, and provide maintenance and ongoing consultation to review analytics data related to his business.

Bag O’ Swag

An e-commerce site with a responsive mobile-ready theme. The clients needed a storefront for their goody bags that was easy to navigate, visually appealing and free from distractions.  With the WordPress CMS, they can update their site to reflect the changing seasons and their customer’s needs.

Mavyan Carpets

For Mavyan Carpets we created and designed the functionality of the site. We also created a blog which was integrated with a newsletter and Facebook page and designed the site to automatically update the front page whenever a new post is made.

Tolliday Carpet Services

Tolliday Carpet Services is a site designed and built to be a companion to the Mavyan Carpets site. It features a custom template design, on-site photography, rotating image galleries, Google maps integration and a secure contact form. We wrote the content with a focus on generating organic SEO. This has led to a steady increase in traffic without the ongoing cost of online ads.

Marathon Surfaces

The site for Marathon Surfaces was designed to showcase photos of their product, and includes: secure custom contact forms, a blog, newsletter functionality, and a custom built counter and colour picker tool. Careful SEO work provides a strong page rank and steady traffic.

BC Landscaping and Nursery Association

The BCLNA is a resource and community for landscapers all over BC whose training and qualifications grant them membership. A multisite with online tools to support members with public utilities like event registration and membership forms. We provide hosting and technical support, so this site can continue to grow to meet the member’s needs.

The BCLNA site takes advantage of an integrated network to push information to its affiliate sites as well as event registration and numerous custom post types. Multiple unique contact forms make contacting specific staff members intuitive for the site users. The new updated design is responsive and separates the site into sections that each work to satisfy the unique needs of the different BCLNA related industry members. Event sponsorship and site wide ads are simple and intuitive with a combination of contact forms and custom post type. The vast member database is automatically synchronized with their Salesforce database to keep their records and data accurate.

Landscape British Columbia

The Landscape BC site takes advantage of an Integrated Network by displaying content from the member directory at their parent BCLNA site. A responsive theme that displays smoothly across all displays, the new Landscape BC theme also takes advantage of a custom Planting Calendar which populates with seasonal planting information entered into Custom Fields.

Kirkland Heating

Kirkland Heating was designed and built so in-house staff can easily maintain and create content. It features custom fields, as well as custom post types to manage a database of products. We created an SEO strategy and continue to see large increases in traffic year over year in the 200-300% range.

Eco Verde Clothing

We worked with Jane to re-make her website using WordPress as a CMS. She is now able to login and easily upload her catalogues and news to keep the site current. We built the site to improve her search engine ranking and to support a shopping cart in the near future.

Jeff Johnston

We helped Jeff get set up with WordPress as a foundation for his website — something he can use to easily add new projects and art pieces to his portfolio.

Wayne Buhler

We helped Wayne develop a web presence for his artwork, and exhibitions. The site is based on WordPress, has an animation of paintings that can be maintained by the client, and is a responsive theme which displays well on any device.

Random Acts of Romance

The website features custom fields and multiple custom post types, as well as social media integration including cross-publishing posts to Facebook and Twitter. This site also featurs the ability to publish content submitted by users. In addition, we made the Press Kit, and created Logo, poster, DVD, and other print assets.

Maureen Kelleher Productions

We worked with Maureen to build a site to showcase her work as a film maker. It is WordPress and set up so she can update content, showcase her portfolio, and sell copies of her films.

Cedar Coast Music

With Cedar Coast Music we designed and built the entire site from the ground up. We created a Facebook page and Twitter account, and we also included ecommerce functionality and custom fields. There was a strong emphasis on SEO with this site, resulting in a first page rank for many relevant keywords.

Mind In Body Therapy

Mercedes Baines opened a new counselling practice, and we designed and built her a new website for that practice. We created the logo and site graphics to her specification. She uses the site as a tool to promote her business and build her client base.

Dr. Susan Higginbottom

For Dr. Susan Higginbottom we designed and built a lightweight custom site with the WordPress CMS. Careful SEO work has lead to steady traffic.

Dr. Teresa Howell

For Dr. Teresa Howell we built a lightweight custom site using the WordPress CMS in accordance with the client’s needs.

Dr. Elsie De Vita

For Dr. Elsie De Vita we designed and built a lightweight site with some custom flash animation. Google Maps integration and the ability to publish articles round out this site.

Dr. Miranda Wiley ND

For this client we designed and built a responsive lightweight site. It includes Gravity Forms integration with a focus on SEO this site returns a page ranking for selected keywords.

Dr. Carole Gaato

With Dr. Carole Gaato we designed and built a lightweight site that integrates Google Maps and we keep the site’s structure updated.

Rainforest Counselling

The Rainforest Counselling site was designed and built by us on the WordPress CMS. It is a lightweight site that features a custom contact form and Google Maps integration.

Barbara Madani

For Barbara Madani’s site we were responsible for both the design and function. We built a custom flash animation and update and maintain the site. Built on the WordPress CMS.

Rodeo Queen Pictures

The site for Rodeo Queen pictures was designed and built by us with the WordPress CMS. It features a strong visual theme and blogging capabilities. We also maintain the site, updating the backend to keep it fully operational.

4 Sails Realty

For this site we created both the design and functionality. It is all built on the WordPress CMS, with an emphasis on managing the large database of real estate listings with custom fields, images, and Google map integration.

Lincoln Clarkes

Lincoln Clarkes’ site was designed and built entirely on the WordPress CMS. With an emphasis on a minimalist look that wouldn’t take attention away from his photographs we made a site that provides ease of use both for the user and the client.

Milliken HR

The site for Milliken HR is a lightweight site designed and built by us on the WordPress CMS. It features a custom contact form in addition to a custom widget for displaying testimonials.

Hadfield HR

Hadfield HR is a compact, lightweight site designed and built by us with the WordPress CMS. It features a custom contact form and easy content management.

Good Space

The Good Space website was designed with clean, simple template using our custom WordPress CMS. This site features multiple landing pages for effective Search Engine Optimization. It also features a custom contact form and Google Maps integration.

Style Forward

We designed and built the site for Style Forward on the WordPress CMS. It has evolved over time to meet the client’s needs and features custom flash animation in addition to a custom contact form and social media integration.

Scenic Charms

The Scenic Charms site was designed and built by us on the WordPress CMS. It features custom flash animation and multiple galleries used to manage hundreds of photographs. An emphasis on SEO has resulted in a strong page rank and steady traffic.

Katrin Bowen

We designed and built this lightweight custom site for Katrin Bowen. We have also built custom sites for two of her feature films, Random Acts of Romance and Amazon Falls.

Sisters In Arms

We built the site using WordPress and with some search engine techniques the film maker receives attention from military organizations, libraries, and people interested in the documentary from around the world.