Seven of Our Favorite Development Creations

Having an excellent development team in-house is something that sets Blue Compass apart from other digital marketing companies. Our developers work on new, interesting projects all the time, creating custom websites, apps, intranets and more. With hundreds of unique development projects launched over the years, we wondered which creations our developers found the most memorable. Here is a look at a few of their favorite projects from the past few years. 

What Our Developers Had To Say

Cary Coppola
CEO & Co-Founder
Project: Simply website. Space Simply is a full service, flat fee real estate company that offers all the services and access a full-service traditional Realtor does, without the standard commission. 
Why he enjoyed working on it: Cary enjoyed being able to create a brand new company's website from scratch. There was a lot of freedom while working on this project. Blue Compass created the full branding, marketing, design strategy. From a development perspective, the site features a robust responsive design for a small site.

Brooke Eyerly
Developer
Project: The Mechdyne website. Mechdyne provides technology solutions to commercial industries that are marketed through this website. 
Why she enjoyed working on it: Brooke enjoyed working on the Mechdyne project because it was her first big project. She got valuable experience doing a lot of custom developments. The site features our full content management system, as well as a custom media gallery. 

Ben Odam
Developer
Project: The First Baptist Church of Greater Des Moines website. The First Baptist Church provides worship services, charitable work, fine arts and mission programs for the greater Des Moines area. 
Why he enjoyed working on it: Ben enjoyed this project because he was able to create a fresh, new website with interactive elements and great color scheme. The site features some impressive CSS tricks that display changing colors, button effects, and an impressive mobile-friendly design.

David Fast
Developer
Project: Mobile applications.
Why he enjoyed working on it: David enjoyed learning about mobile applications for iOS and Android systems.  Notably, he enjoyed incorporating interactive programs within the mobile applications. He says that as a developer, he likes to keep up-to-date on new developments. 

David Wanat
Developer
Project: Working on a care facility admission and resident management web design. 
Why he enjoyed working on it: David enjoyed working on this custom website design because of the freedom it gave him with web servers, data validation, and user-login.  

Stephen Crane
Developer
Project: The Music Under The Canopy website. Music Under The Canopy is a series of festivals featured in Downtown Des Moines at the Brenton Skating Plaza during the summer.
Why he enjoyed working on it: Stephen says that it was a fun project to work on with some cool interactions.  He particularly enjoyed building the side navigation and sub-menu. This site displays a unique effect that quickly transitions the design and content between three featured concerts. 

Jeff Schumann 
Lead Developer
Project: The UnityPoint Health websites. UnityPoint Health is one of the nation's leading healthcare providers with affiliates in multiple states across the country. 
Why he enjoyed working on it: Jeff enjoys working on UnityPoint Health projects because he finds the work challenging and rewarding. He says that for the vast amount of pages and information on the websites, they are very fast loading; a testament to how hard the team works to create a great experience for the user. 

As you can see our developers are not only up for challenges, they enjoy them. The team works hard to make sure both our clients and the application users are happy. Check back often to learn about new projects we are working on!