Fastspot Redesigns Ohio Wesleyan University Website

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Fastspot, an interactive design agency headquartered in Baltimore, partnered with Ohio Wesleyan University to launch a redesign of its primary institutional website.

Fastspot, an interactive design agency headquartered in Baltimore, partnered with Ohio Wesleyan University to launch a redesign of its primary institutional website: http://www.owu.edu. Objectives of the redesigned site were to showcase the warmth and happiness of the OWU community while streamlining the navigation to be much more intuitive.

“Our new website hasn’t just taken us to another level, it’s taken us to another world,” said Will Kopp, Chief Communications Officer at Ohio Wesleyan University. “The response has been incredibly positive from prospective and current students, faculty, and donors — both for the look and functionality. Visitors are spending much more time on our website, viewing nearly four times more pages.”

Work on the redesigned site included the assessment of needs for the University, information architecture, design and front-end development. In keeping with Ohio Wesleyan’s preferred technology platform, Fastspot developed the site’s templates and integrated them with BigTree CMS.

“The Big Tree content management system has been easy to learn, allowing a very small communications team of non-web experts to build out our entire website. We're happy we made the switch to this CMS,” stated Kopp.

Fastspot has over 14 years of experience delivering award-winning interactive design to a varied client base including colleges, large universities, cultural institutions, and non-profits. Other recent launches have included websites for Lafayette College, Rosalind Franklin University, and the University of San Francisco.

About Fastspot
Fastspot, a nationally recognized interactive design agency headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, specializes in client collaboration to deliver strategic and sustainable online solutions. Combining technical innovation and forward thinking methodologies, Fastspot’s collaborative approach and creative problem- solving has garnered many of the industry’s top awards. Fastspot’s past and current clients include Bucknell University, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Kenyon College, Yale University, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon. For more information, visit http://www.fastspot.com or call 410.537.5007.

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