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  • Gina McCarter Jul 29, 2015

    Distributed Teams Acquire The Best Talent

    The distributed workforce isn’t new to the technology scene, and the concept’s success has been well-proven. There are over 50 well-known companies that are completely distributed; names you’d recognize like: Basecamp Github Balsamiq InVision Elastic FlexJobs Mozilla We use many of these company’s products here at UpTrending, and you may, too. It could even be […]

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  • Brandon Swonger Jul 22, 2015

    The Web Designer’s Guide to Plaid

    If you look in my closet, you’ll see a common “thread” – plaid. My collection has been growing for years now, and it’s not surprising why I’m drawn to this style. When you break it down, many of the features that make up plaid, I use in web design every day: color, pattern, and cultural […]

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  • Peter La Mantia Jul 16, 2015

    4 Marketing Automation Tips for Startups

    Implementing a marketing automation program can seem like a daunting challenge, especially if you are a startup that is already struggling to navigate other marketing tools and campaign efforts.  But when marketing automation is properly implemented, it can save time, improve efficiency, and amplify your marketing efforts exponentially. So how can you ensure you are […]

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Responsive Web Design

Kontiki makes global communication relevant and engaging for companies of all sizes. After partnering with UpTrending to execute successful marketing initiatives and brand positioning, Kontiki came to us for a complete website redesign. We simplified content, created a more modern and engaging user interface, and streamlined the visitor flow. We built a customized WordPress backend for the client to easily update their own content.

  • 86%
    Increase in Overall Traffic
  • 350%
    Increase in Conversions
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Meet Us

Janel Sheehan

Web Designer

After 7+ years in the design and front-end development world, Janel knows a thing or two about crafting websites with brilliant design and user experience. That's why we were so excited to have her lead the design of our new website! To learn more about Janel's allergy to pigeon-holing, her love of yoga, or how she once hugged a tiger, read her full bio here.

I’m a lifelong learner; I never want to get stuck in a single skillset.

Inspired – by Life.

Some things that spark our creativity

We take our creative cues from the world within the web (and the world without it.)

As designers and developers we're fortunate to work in this world of creative commonalities and open-source communities.