We listen. We collaborate.

Our work style is fast and professional. We are hard-wired perfectionists, finding intentional and creative solutions to bring our clients’ ideas and business' ambitions to life.

Our clients cover the spectrum from young start-ups to booming Shopify Plus status, with a focus in lifestyle, fashion, and sports.

For start-ups, we stand alongside our clients from the earliest conception and guide them into successful ventures, many of them growing into multi-million dollar companies.

With our Shopify Plus brands, who’s growth and volume require more robust integrations, APIs, and support, we move at the necessary speed and push to keep their business fresh, current, and one step ahead of the game.

Our Services

  • User Experience Design
    ARD specializes in artful UX design and the intuitive buyers response, providing our clients with functional yet beautiful ecommerce solutions.
  • Custom Theme Development
    ARD developers are hard-wired technologists. Well-versed in Shopify’s latest features and cutting-edge technology, we provide our clients with customized themes with no limitations.
  • Platform Migration
    Unlike other agencies, we guide our clients through the entire migration process, coordinating today’s top resources when transitioning from Magento, BigCommerece, Squarespace, and Volution.
  • Ongoing Support
    Like we said, we’re small and selective for a reason. Our structure allows us to be nimble, providing responsive customer service for immediate troubleshooting and ongoing website maintenance.
  • Photography & Multimedia
    ARD has an in-house photographer and edit suite, serving our clients needs for product + editorial photography, videography and animation.
  • Conversion Optimization
    Best Practice Strategy
  • Branding & Print Design
    ARD provides branding strategy and logo design to ensure effective, and thoughtful branding for both web and print. We also offer print design.

 

Custom Website Design and Development

We specialize in custom ecommerce designs that reflect your brand beautifully and are tailored to your website goals. Our collaborative approach ensures your needs are covered. Here’s a glimpse into our process:

Conception + UX Design

ARD’s custom Shopify websites start with a collaborative, thought-out UX phase with a mobile-first approach working alongside a dedicated creative team and UX specialist. 

Custom Theme Development

We’re pros at communicating your business needs to our in-house developers. Our developers are also creatives at heart and will follow your designs with a close eye, providing innovative, customized solutions while leveraging today’s best web trends and practices, ensuring your websites stands out, and most importantly, converts.

Training Session of Shopify Backend

We use Shopify’s smart and user-friendly backend to modify and utilize Shopify sections to make updating your site easy and efficient. Whether you’re as savvy as they come, or need a little patience as you learn, our training sessions gives your team the confidence to manage your website with ease.

Troubleshooting & Help with Launch

Before the site is launched, we’ll work together to develop a go to market plan as well as diligently test on a hidden beta site or dev environment. When it’s go time, we’ll be by your side monitoring the site to ensure a smooth and successful launch.

Ongoing Support

Needs ongoing? We love our clients and the relationships we build post-launch. We’ll be standing by for any needs as the arise.

Website Migration

When migrating from various platforms such as Magento, BigCommerece, Squarespace, or Volution, ARD will guide you throughout the process as well as coordinate any needed resources. In addition, a dedicated team will review your current site, educate and execute best practices to enhance the consumer journey of your new Shopify website, as well as train your team in making future updates, leaving you confident and in control.

Migration services include:

  • Data Migration
  • Shopify Plus Setup
  • Redirects and SEO Migration
  • Launch Assistance

Website Theme Development

Have your website designed and need a trustworthy development partner? Look no further. We can develop your custom Shopify theme while keeping your design in-tact, as intended. We’ll custom build sections for easy updating, train your team to understand the Shopify backend, help with the launch, and offer ongoing support as needed.