Portland Ovations

Neil Arnold Non-Profit

Portland Ovations custom WordPress site

In 2015-2016, we worked closely with the Portland Ovations team to reimagine and redesign the PortlandOvations.org website. Portland Ovations is a Maine-based non-profit performing arts organization committed to connecting renowned artists from around the world with communities here at home. With Portland area residents, musicians, educators, and arts supporters on our own team, it was exciting to create this new … Read More

Abbe Museum: People of the First Light interactive kiosks

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Abbe Museum: People of the First Light Wabanaki interactive kiosks

In 2015-2016, we designed and built two interactive kiosks for the Abbe Museum’s People of the First Light permanent exhibit that opened in late April 2016 in Bar Harbor: Encounter & Contact: Continuity, Change, and Shared History Places of the Dawnland People of the First Light introduces visitors to the Wabanaki universe, engaging them with a culture and history that is … Read More

WoodenBoat Magazine

Neil Arnold Business

WoodenBoat Magazine responsive WordPress website by Image Works

In 2012, WoodenBoat Magazine came to us with an old and pieced-together site they’d been trying to maintain for years. During a closely collaborative process with WoodenBoat staff we did a complete information architecture review and redesign to make the site much easier to use and navigate. We did a full graphic redesign and a Drupal 7 rebuild with a … Read More

Council for Disability Awareness: Blog

Neil Arnold Non-Profit

Council for Disability Awareness blog

The Council for Disability Awareness – an Image Works’ client of many years – was excited to start experimenting with new ways to serve up their impressive research, statistics, and disability news to their corporate partners and to a younger, more savvy consumer audience. To address this need, we quickly put together a straight-forward, light, mobile-responsive WordPress blog site with social sharing to … Read More

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Neil Arnold Non-Profit

Image Works developed most of GMRI’s educational web and multimedia projects over the past 12 years, and became involved with their institutional site, gmri.org, for the first time in early 2013. We collaborated closely with GMRI staff to come up with the most cost efficient way to achieve the goals of the site rebuild, including content cutting and restructuring, and a mobile responsive … Read More

Common Dreams

Neil Arnold News

Common Dreams is a growing non-profit, independent newscenter created in 1997 as a new media model. They came to us in 2014 with an aging, broken Drupal 6 website that had not been well-maintained, often crashed under the weight of increasing traffic, and offered them limited ability to administer the many articles they publish daily. Through a collaborative process with the paper’s founder, … Read More

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: Lunder New Naturalists

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Lunder New Naturalist Drupal website and online learning platform

Since 2012, Image Works has led the design, development and curriculum refinement of the Lunder New Naturalists online learning system for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. This ambitious environmental education project leverages web-based and mobile technology to increase students’ engagement and connections to nature. The website supports students’ environmental science and social studies learning, and enables students and teachers from across … Read More

Emery Orders iOS app

Neil Arnold Business

Emery-Waterhouse Orders iOS app

Now on the Apple App Store! Emery-Waterhouse is one of the largest and oldest hardware wholesalers in the eastern U.S., and has been a client of ours since 1978! Emery asked us to redesign and refactor the Android app they’d done in 2010 for their retailers to make it much easier, quicker and more convenient to use as an iOS … Read More

Gulf of Maine Research Institute: PowerHouse

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

How do you enable and empower students and their families to tackle the real world challenge of home energy use? We successfully partnered with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and its team – including Central Maine Power, Department of Energy, Tilson Technologies, and the Maine Math and Science Alliance – to allow students secure access to their home electricity … Read More

GMRI: Vital Signs Citizen Science

Neil Arnold Education, Non-Profit

Vital Signs citizen science Drupal website

In the summer of 2008 Image Works began working with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) on an 18 month long project to take an ambitious proposal from paper to reality. The goal of the Vital Signs project was to build a community around an online learning platform that links Maine middle school classes with research professionals and citizen … Read More