As a company, one of the biggest challenges is how to keep employees happy — and productive.
If you visit GRAYBOX, the first smiling face you’ll meet is probably going to be Rachael Merfeld who is officially our “receptionist / admin assistant” but who has also been called “she who makes things happen”, the “face of GRAYBOX”, “office mom”, and “all-around superwoman”.
Google has unleashed significant updates to its AdWords algorithm since the beginning of May and we’re starting to see some impacts on the campaigns we’re managing for our client partners.
Inclusive design is a topic discussed more frequently every day, especially in the creative and tech industries. As digital consultants, it’s our job is to provide a user with a digital experience, whether it be through a product or service. If we cannot grant equal access to all, we not only miss out on business (and face some sticky legal situations), but the user will also miss out on experiencing our carefully designed creations.
Our friends at Grovemade have a killer website. We thought we would give them a shout-out and talk about what we think makes it so awesome.
At GRAYBOX we love to see our client-partners thrive, and Wildfang’s Emma McIlroy did just that this past Saturday at TEDxPortland.
I can say confidently that the one thing that has been consistent over the years is GRAYBOX’s ability to bring together an amazing team of people.
Revant Optics was founded in 2009 by Jason Bolt out of a desire to bring people affordable and high quality lenses for their expensive sunglasses. We partnered with Revant in February in an effort to help their continued growth.
International Women's Day made for some excellent discussion around the GRAYBOX office. One of our partners, Wildfang, wrote a great piece about honoring women and, in fact, every human on a daily basis. As digital consultants, we have to think about others on a full-time basis, but working in tech brings with it the challenge of bringing diversity to a caucasian male dominated space.
GRAYBOX was awarded a Davey Award for our work with Portland English Language Academy!