S8080

User experience, creative and technical 'design and build' agency based serving national clients since 2000.

UK, Wales, Swansea

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Key Facts

Clients & Projects: 6
Reviews: 1
Average reviews rating:
5 Stars

Languages Spoken: English and Welsh
No. of Employees: 21-50
Established: 2000
Joined WWDC: 2010

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Services
- Design
- Hosting
- Online Marketing
- Development
- Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
- Social Media
- Branding

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• Information Architecture
• Usability and accessibility consultants
• Website Design
• Technical Web Development
• CMS - Content management systems
• eMarketing
• Social Media Optimisation
• Flash / HTML5 development

S8080 conceive, design, develop and implement our client’s communications via digital media.

We form a base of consultants, marketers, planners, designers, illustrators, artists, programmers and web developers who really do enjoy pushing creative and technical boundaries.

Our clients include Audit Commission, DofE, ACAS, COI, Ryder Cup Wales, DEFRA, Visit Wales, HM Cabinet Office, DTI, HSE, George Wimpey, National Assembly for Wales, 20th Century Fox and The Grammy Awards.

Industry Sectors

Manufacturers & Engineers, Professional Services, Tourism & Travel, Public Sector

Tends to work with

Private Company, Public Sector, Startup, Small-Medium Enterprise (SME)

General location of clients:

Wales, South West, M4 Corridor, London, Midlands

Content Management System:

S8080 provide CMS driven websites using four core platforms - our own CMS5.0 (see below), Joomla, Drupal and Wordpress. S8080’s SEO friendly, accessible, bilingual (English/Welsh) CMS is a very mature product, first launched in 2001. Fully rewritten using Microsoft’s secure .NET Framework, this robust and easy to use content management system powers the websites of a large number of our private and public sector clients including: • Department of Energy and Climate Change • South Wales Police • Dyfed Powys Police • Visit Wales • Ryder Cup 2010 • ACAS • Department of Work and Pensions • NHS • Welsh Assembly Government • Department of Health • Lee Valley Regional Park

We Recommend:

Hosting company: Hosting UK

Recent Projects

  • Whiteboard Strategies Ltd

    Whiteboard Strategies Ltd
    http://www.whiteboardstrategies.co.uk

    Low cost branding and content management system (CMS) solution for a new arm of an established high-tech sales and marketing consultancy. Read More

  • TES Aviation Group

    TES Aviation Group
    http://tes-ul.com

    TES Aviation Group is one of the foremost aircraft engine risk management organisations providing a suite of innovative products and services to investors, owners and operators of mid to large thrust aircraft engines. Read More

  • Audit Commission

    Audit Commission
    http://oneplace.audit-commission.gov.uk/

    The Audit Commission controlled project for the new Comprehensive Area Assessment website - oneplace. Read More

Recent Reviews

  • Reviewed on 26 Aug, 2010
    Company recommended by reviewer I didn't know if we needed a web-site with a content management system. Would we be making regular changes, and would we be capable of doing it ourselves? I am pleased to say that with S8080's Light Orange CMS, not only did ...  Read More

    Mark
    — Whiteboard Strategies Ltd

Awards

SGS - Sep 2009
ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Award

SGS - Sep 2009
ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Award

SGS - Sep 2009
BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management Award

Interview

Q : Describe your company in 5 words.
A : Organised, professional, creative, technical, trusted

Q : Where do you see your company in 10 years time?
A : Still here, still independent, perhaps a little bit bigger.

Q : How was your company name chosen?
A : If I had a pound... I'll save that story for our first meeting!

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Articles

What is information scent?
Sometimes you see a link and you are dead sure you know what information you’ll see when you click on it – other links you just haven’t got a clue. When you are searching for information and have a specific goal the extent to which you can predict what you will find if you follow a certain path and links through a site is called the ‘Information Scent’.

Usability testing – how many users should we test?
We often get asked the question – "how many users do we need to test our site on?"

Using active voice for web copy
When writing online we always recommend ‘the active voice’ – it is more direct, less wordy, easier to understand. Active voice helps people to grab information quickly and naturally leads to a more conversational tone of voice.