Sample Work

The Emporium - Shopify Development by Elyse Power

Design, Development, Shopify

The Emporium E-Commerce Website

Building on a 35+ year legacy of delivering best-in-class service and products, The Emporium extended its customer experience in 2013 with the launch of an e-commerce site. Using the Shopify platform and a fully custom theme built from scratch, The Emporium was able to create a user-friendly, beautiful, and effective online shopping experience to serve loyal customers, and a new audience. This project included adding custom features to extend the functionality of the Shopify platform, coding new static and dynamic pages, and implementing apps from the Shopify app store. Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Liquid, Shopify.

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Swiftorders Purchase Order Software

Design, Development, Copywriting

Swiftorders Cloud Based Software

Swiftorders is cloud based software for better business purchasing. It is a fast, beautiful, reliable application, that is easy to understand and a pleasure to use. Conceived by professional purchasers, and built with Ruby on Rails. This project included design, development, and copywriting for the marketing website, and front-end development for the application. Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, HAML, Rails.

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Alphabet Print Shop by Elyse Power

Design, Development, Shopify

Alphabet Print Shop E-commerce Website

Alphabet Print Shop is an online store selling great-looking alphabet art for all ages. A personal project currently in development, it includes the whole shebang – design and development of a custom theme, app integration, store set-up, and merchandising. Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Liquid, Shopify.

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Vintage Ottawa shopify store by Elyse Power

Design, Development, Shopify

Vintage Ottawa E-commerce Website

Vintage Ottawa is an online store offering limited edition heritage photographs from the capital’s early days. This project included a complete e-commerce solution using the Shopify platform – design and development of a custom theme, store set-up, and merchandising. This shop is currently in development. Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Liquid, Shopify.

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Ottawa Cosmetic Surgery by Elyse Power

Strategy, Design, Development, Copywriting, Wordpress

Dr. Ronnie Borsuk Website

Dr. Ronnie Borsuk is an Ottawa-based plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon. Having built a busy practice and exceptional reputation, Dr. B had a good sense of what clients wanted to know before making their first appointment, and how to best reach them. This new website, an easy and confidential online resource for common questions, makes it simple for prospective clients to find the information they need and book a professional consultation. Built on the WordPress platform with just enough client control to be easy-to-update but hard-to-break. Responsive for a great user experience on any screen size. This project included strategy, design, copywriting, and development. Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, WordPress.

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Library Juice Academy Website

Strategy, Development

Library Juice Academy Website

Library Juice Academy offers online professional development for librarians. LJA needed a robust and easy to manage website to accommodate an ever-growing and changing course schedule and faculty. A series of templates were built for a tech-savvy LJA team who wanted the ability to work within the code. PHP was used to allow for efficient use and updating of repeated content. Meticulous, thoughtfully structured, and commented code made for easy to navigate pages. Built responsive to look and function beautifully on all devices and in all modern browsers. Developed based on design files from the talented KunstudiosTools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, InDesign.

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Curated Wellness Website & Mailchimp Template

Strategy, Design, Development, Mailchimp, Wordpress

Curated Wellness Website & Mailchimp Template

Curated Wellness is a great company in Toronto providing innovative holistic wellness workshops for companies and private coaching for individuals. With clients like Boston Consulting Group, Credit Suisse, and University of Toronto, Curated Wellness needed a web presence that matched the professionalism and expertise the company is known for. What makes Curated Wellness so effective is its empathy for and deep understanding of its clients. The clients’ in-person experience with CW is characterized as ‘easy to understand’, ‘approachable’, ‘professional’, ‘enjoyable’, ‘unique’, and ‘a break from the everyday corporate grind.’ This was key to designing the website – why shouldn’t this same experience of CW start online? The discovery and strategy stage of a project is so important. Knowing who you are designing for. Knowing why. It was a pleasure working with a client like CW, who shares my values of excellence and empathy for the customer. Custom website built from scratch on WordPress. Responsive for a great user experience on any screen size. Custom Mailchimp template for blog subscribers and special newsletters.  Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, WordPress, Mailchimp.

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Robotic Meal web app

Design & Development

Robotic Meal Web App

A web app that finds recipes for those three random ingredients left in your fridge. Tofu, mustard, and apples? Chicken, kale, and peanut butter? No problem. Fully responsive for use on desktop, tablet, and mobile. Built using the Yummly API (and a little magic.) Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Jquery, API.

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Liner Theme Feature Image

Design, Development, Wordpress

“Liner” Custom WordPress Theme

This is a custom WordPress theme designed and built as a ‘plug-and-play’ option for small businesses wanting a professional web presence. It is fully responsive to desktop, tablet, and mobile, cross-browser compatible, and easy to manage through the WordPress platform. Tools used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, WordPress.

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