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Stories, thoughts, and behind the scenes from the nclud studio.

User Experience

XD @ nclud; Adobe’s Interactive Design Prototype Tool

Adobe Systems Incorporated (or simply known as Adobe) has been an unstoppable powerhouse, with its software offerings being critical to the output of the creative industry. The computer software company creates tools for designers by designers, so their outreach into the community has always been a priority for their massive product teams. The Adobe team […]

Development

Digital Cartography: Making Maps in The Age Of the Internet

Have you ever wanted to build a map on the web? Learn how to using Leaflet.js

Strategy

How to Effectively Collaborate with Clients When it Comes to Content

The Problem Scenario You’ve spent months working on a design for a brand new website. Many moodboards and several design revision rounds later, the client has finally approved a design. They are blissfully happy. You feel joy. …………………………. You didn’t think it would really be that easy, did you? It turns out your victory is […]

General

Welcome Patrick Cavanaugh

Our new Director of Marketing Strategy, Patrick James Cavanaugh. Patrick is originally from Miami, Florida, and attended the University of Southern California. As a creative digital marketing and public relations strategy consultant he has planned, designed, and developed award-winning websites, campaigns, and experiences in Washington DC for the better part of a decade. While supporting […]

General

We’ve Moved

After 4 years at The Orme building at 1424 K st NW, we have moved and are currently residing at WeWork in the historic Manhattan Laundry building by the U Street corridor. We will miss the office designed by Wingate Hughes with it’s exposed brick, purple couches and custom entertainment center, but we are enjoying […]

General

Techweek 2017: The UI of AI

As part of the upcoming Techweek 2017, nclud will be hosting a community event at our DC location on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at 4PM. The UI of AI: Intelligent Design Whether building products or companies – AI has already affected your space. Learn about the various ways to leverage user experience design for practical […]

General

Alfonso Bravo Promoted to Managing Director of DC Office

We are pleased to announce that Alfonso Bravo has been promoted to Managing Director of our DC office. Alfonso was previously working at nclud as a Senior Project Manager. In his new role, Alfonso will oversee all daily operations of our headquarters office in DC. Prior to joining nclud in 2016, Alfonso worked at General […]

Strategy

Under a Microscope: How We Used Gamification To Transform A Trade Show

See how we teamed up with the American Society for Microbiology to create an in-person gaming experience at their annual conference to promote the launch of their new site, MicroNow.org. Learn how we gave them analytics data, user tested the site, and made the conference contagiously fun.

General

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Bethesda just announced the new Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus at E3 to rave reviews and critical acclaim. When the time came to develop the site and digital marketing for Wolfenstein, Bethesda turned to nclud. Wolfenstein was one of, if not the first first-person-shooters, and with that title comes a devoted and demanding fan base. […]

Development

Game On: Using Gamification To Build Engagement

The American Society for Microbiology asked us to use our creative panache to add intrigue and dynamism to their annual conference. We responded by creating a game for the conference attendees: one that would introduce friendly competition, online engagement, and an underlying sense of urgency to the event.