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Turks website

Turks

We were asked to partner with a PR firm to provide our insight, design and development expertise to create a new, full featured design for Turk’s – one of New Zealand’s premium chicken brands. To coincide with their shift to certified free-range farming, the task was to update their online presence and create a site […]

Hoppon

Hoppon

Prefer is proud to be one of the founding companies to create Hoppon, an agency-level website creation tool unlike any you’ve seen before. Do any of these statements sound familiar? “Oh I have a website. I just haven’t updated it in, like, a year.” “Ugh. I’ve given up on our website. Nobody knows how it […]

Association of Medical Specialists

Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

We started working with the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) when they transferred their site to us from a different provider. The organisation provides news, services, advice and resources for medical professionals in New Zealand. One major service provided by the site is a job listing portal of employment opportunities for qualified medical specialists. […]

Forest Management Group

Forest Management Group

The Forest Management Group (FMG) website was created to replace a very old and clumsy site which was becoming a liability for the legitimacy of the FMG brand. We designed and built their new responsive site as an early test case for Hoppon, a site-design and -building tool designed to help agencies provide bespoke, on-brand […]

B&N Properties

B&N Properties

As a growing property management service in the South Island, B&N Properties knew they needed to update their old website and expand its functionality to respond to the expectations of their clients. The new site needed to have more flexible and mobile device-friendly content and respond to users’ needs to apply for available properties from […]

Setpoint

Setpoint

Setpoint came to us to add some life back into their online presence and refresh a website which had a very dated, static and unwieldy feel about it. They also wanted to have a CMS which would enable them to manage their own content more easily, and an accessible, savvy team to support them through this […]

Rex Bionics

Rex Bionics

Rex Bionics has been a valued Prefer customer… twice! We took over the Rex Bionics site to manage and support them in their growing business. As a startup, Rex needed a reliable site built on a flexible and cost-effective CMS to make it easier to manage the site content themselves. We provided a secure and […]

Fraser Engineering

Fraser Engineering

Fraser Engineering came to us to do a full-scale overhaul of their site design and CMS. They needed to create a world-class website that would be a reflection of the high calibre international-scale work that they do. With a wide array of products and specialised services, they also needed a clean and easy interface for their […]

GYW

GYW

The law firm of Gillespie Young Watson (GYW) came to Prefer to give their old and outdated site a full redesign and redevelopment – to help underscore their online business credibility and reach a more digital-savvy clientele. We started by getting a better understanding of their brand and user expectations, as well as providing them […]

Royal Society of New Zealand

Royal Society of New Zealand

The Royal Society of New Zealand administers a large collection of inter-connected sites with a vast array of audiences and users. When we began working with them we took on the rather large task of managing their massive suite of websites which is intertwined with extensive in-house and external resourcing. Simplify and polish In our consultation, we evaluated their overall […]

Woolyarns

Woolyarns

Woolyarns is a high-end New Zealand yarn manufacturer gaining international attention from its luxury yarns. When it became clear that they were becoming too heavily dependent on their in-house IT guru for their website maintenance and modifications, they asked us to help them build a better and easier back-end experience. Formerly built on Silverstripe, it […]

Smart Payroll

Smart Payroll

Smart Payroll’s New Zealand site needed refreshing and they asked us to build the site in a way which would make updates and future modifications easier and quicker for them — and most importantly, they needed a site that could be responsive for all devices. We worked with their designer to modify and augment early […]

Madison Recruitment

Madison Recruitment

We partnered with Madison Recruitment to help them manage the many services offered by their complex site. In addition to providing secure and well-supported hosting and maintenance, we’ve been able to bring insight and new thinking through our long-established in-house expertise on recruitment websites. For their job database, we built a REST API to handle […]

Twix

Twix

Working with a European marketing company, we were asked to manage the backend work for a promotional campaign for Mars’ Twix chocolate bar. The Christmas promotion offered chocolate bars with competition codes offering customers the chance to win spot prizes and go into the draw for a grand prize. From specially marked chocolate bars, customers […]

NZ On Air

NZ On Air

2015 was a breakout year for online reporting in New Zealand. And as the champion of New Zealand’s entertainment content, including television, music, digital, and radio productions, NZ On Air knew they needed to be at the front of the trend. Working with an external design agency, we were instrumental in the design, strategy and creation […]

NZ Post

NZ Post Annual Report

For their 2015 annual report, New Zealand Post was keen to be at the forefront in digital annual reporting. NZ Post’s annual report design agency approached Prefer to help with the creation of the online design. To keep with statutory reporting guidelines, we also needed to ensure that the printed version and the online version of the report would […]

BringIt

BringIt

New Zealand Post’s point-to-point courier service, Pace, needed a solution to experiment with on-demand delivery in a growing market. As a large organisation with well-established logistics capabilities, building on their existing services provided a natural compatibility with the on-demand economy, but NZ Post needed to make sure they were providing a different solution, not a […]

Sciblogs

Sciblogs

The Sciblogs website operates as a hub for scientific journalism, analysis and discussion. Originally a collection of a variety of different science blogs managed by the Science Media Centre (SMC) team, SMC came to Prefer to find a better solution for the aggregation of their source material and a more user-focussed approach to design. Prefer […]

Prime Minister’s Science Prizes

The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand, are highly respected for their prestige and honour. When it was time to update the website to be more future-friendly, responsive and with an improved design and user experience, they came to us. We looked at how the site had been used to date and […]

Creative HQ

Creative HQ

We were asked to work with Creative HQ to help them redesign and improve an existing site which was outdated and unappealing on mobile devices. The site was built on a hard-to-use bespoke CMS that their team found clumsy and inflexible. Prefer took the opportunity to re-envision the user experience for Creative HQ site visitors […]

home loan shop

Home Loan Shop

When we started working with Home Loan Shop, their site was old and outdated, unresponsive, poorly built and not user-friendly. They needed a site that would reflect the accessible and friendly brand they wanted to build and would provide value to users when they visit. We worked closely with the Home Loan Shop team to […]