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About Web Torque

We combine design, technology & strategy to help brands build engaging websites and applications

WHAT WE DO?

Web Torque is passionate about making business happen on the internet.

  • Design & User Experience.
  • Develop & Build
  • eCommerce
  • Mobile & Emerging Platforms

HOW DO WE DO IT?

We create innovative strategies and solutions with a clear road map to success.

  • Research & Planning.
  • Scoping, Wire Frames & Prototyping
  • Design & Development
  • Testing, QA & Support

WHY DO WE DO IT?

The ability to constantly evolve is crucial to our business success, work and play environment.

  • Overcoming obstacles is an obsession.
  • Our day is never boring.
  • We come into work to play foosball.
  • We love it.

Meet the Team

We are a small team of designers, developers, and strategists.

Tom Park

CO-FOUNDER / PROJECT MANAGER

Tom has been in the web industry for over 13 years. Working across many industry leading projects for Trans World International in London. Tom moved to Auckland in early 2003, working as a UI developer, team leader and then project manager. Tom’s various roles in his past means he has a unique understanding of the whole development life cycle.

Conrad Dobbs

CO-FOUNDER / LEAD DEVELOPER

Graduated from Waikato University in 2005 with BSc majoring in Computer Science. Worked in the web industry as a Web Developer since 2004 utilising technologies such as Classic ASP, ASP.NET, Microsoft SQL Server/Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, PHP, MySQL, HTML/XHTML/HTML5, CSS3, jQuery/AJAX.

Sarah Gleave

SENIOR DESIGNER

Sarah began her career as a designer in London, before moving to Sydney where she gained several years experience working as an art director in an advertising agency. Her role now as a senior designer sees her applying concept-driven solutions to a broad spectrum of disciplines including branding, digital media and direct marketing.

Gabriella Hur

Designer / Frontend Developer

Gabriella graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor in Computer Graphic Design. She has also completed her Diploma in Digital Media at Media Design School. She is currently working as a front-end web developer with skills in web design and front-end coding, her skill set includes: HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery.

Carey Liu

Web Developer

Carey Graduated with a Bachelor in computer science from AUT in 2010 and a Postgraduate Diploma in computer science from the University of Auckland in 2012. Currently he is working as a web developer utilising front-end technologies like CSS3, HTML5, PHP and Silverstripe CMS.

Simon Kouk

Web Developer

Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Design from AUT in 2009 and furthered his studies with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science major) from the University of Auckland in 2013. Currently working as a web developer which focuses on front-end technologies such as CSS, HTML5, PHP and Silverstripe.

Case Studies

Services

Our focus is on creating well crafted website applications that bring real benefits to people.

WEB DESIGN

Our designs just work harder then others. Our web solutions show up early and stay late.

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MOBILE WEB DESIGN

The mobile web is the most effective way to present relevant information to users on the go.

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WIRE FRAME & PROTOTYPING

 To generate more ideas, so you can throw out the the bad ones and discover the best solutions

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Keeps projects ticking along nicely with no surprises at the end.

WEB DEVELOPMENT

We develop clean, high performing code for a number of different platforms.

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E-COMMERCE

Increase control + increase ROI + increase growth = more sales!

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FRONT END DEVELOPMENT

 HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.  Makes things pop!

WEBSITE APPLICATION

More then just your normal websites. Intranets, cloud systems and more.

SILVERSTRIPE CMS

We can fully customize your SilverStripe CMS to your exact requirements.

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STRATEGY & PLANNING

We use our intuition to create innovative strategies and solutions with a clear road map to success.

UI / UX DESIGN

Great UI does not = Great UX

RESPONSIVE DESIGN

Designs that work across desktop, tablet and smartphones.

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WEB HOSTING

We have a complete range of website hosting packages for every need, every skill level and every budget.

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API INTEGRATION

We can integrate most API's into our systems.

Web Torque Talk

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6 August 2014

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The Wooden Spoon Team Lunch

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23 July 2014

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Sals Team Lunch

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26 June 2014

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Top 3 tips for a responsive design

1. Familiarity
Cognitive fluency should affect the decision making in your designs. It is crucial to have your product match the language of the user. This doesn't just refer exclusively to regional languages, but also visual languages. The Mere...

11 June 2014

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Web Torques 10 things print designers should know about web design, number 4

User experience is EPIC, epic and really epic.
Websites and web applications have become  more complex as our industry’s technologies and methodologies advance. What used to be a one-way static medium has evolved into a very rich and interactive...

28 May 2014

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Web Torques 10 things print designers should know about web design, number 3

Web designs are not set in stone
This carries over from the previous point. The biggest challenge for print designers is letting go of the idea that the design is set in stone and fixed in appearance.

woosh

26 May 2014

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New Client on Board, Woosh

Woosh is now part of the Web Torque family, we love having telecomunications/ISP on board.

23 May 2014

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Web Torques 10 things print designers should know about web design, number 2

For web one size definitely does not fit all
When print designers design for print, everything is static, nothing changes, inches and points do not change on a hard copy. 

team work

22 May 2014

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Web Torques 10 things print designers should know about web design, number 1

Team work is hugely important
In the world of the wide web team work is everything. There is no one star player. Collaboration is king. It is difficult to have every skill necessary to complete a 10 out of 10 website or online application. You have...

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8 May 2014

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Content Creation and Data Objects

As my first blog post (ever), I’ll try to keep it short and informative. First a little about myself, my name is Carey and I’ve been working as a web developer for a little over 4 months. In these 4 months I’ve probably learn more than I have...

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20 December 2013

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New Client on Board

We are ending the year on a high in Queenstown. Welcome Gibbston Valley.

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