Our Work

  • DockYard strategy, user experience, design, engineering, and project management have worked with the Netflix Production Operations team since 2016. We are partnering to build web apps that transform how Netflix Originals get produced.

  • As an Apple-approved vendor, DockYard strategy, user experience, engineering, and project management teams work across many Apple groups on some of their most strategic digital initiatives and largest public-facing web properties.

  • Nasdaq hired DockYard to build a secure Ember.js application for a blockchain equity tool. We were involved with the architecture and implementation of the application, collaborating with the backend team. Our work provided crucial Ember expertise, allowing the client to focus on its strategic roadmap.

  • DockYard partnered with a large team of client strategists, usability experts, designers, and developers. Working with its existing Ruby on Rails application, we contributed to internal Ruby libraries, and performed application optimizations, resolving software errors and enhancing feature development.

  • Fidelity Investments was building an innovative new Ember.js app. DockYard provided extensive training and code review expertise to the financial services company’s development team, allowing Fidelity to stay on track with its strategically important project.

  • When McGraw-Hill decided to rebuild its decades-old, industry-leading educational software, it trusted DockYard to bring the product into the future. We added engineering capacity to its growing Ember.js team and helped lead architectural efforts to keep launch on-schedule.

  • Harvard’s Center for European Studies hired DockYard to refresh its website’s user experience, branding, and design, while preparing for future scalability. We redesigned the homepage to help with navigation and designed a calendar featuring a modern interactive experience highlighting key events.

  • Car-sharing service Zipcar needed additional Ember.js expertise for a project of great strategic importance to the company. DockYard provided staff augmentation for Zipcar's existing engineering teams in its Boston office, allowing them to more quickly integrate new systems with the backend of the internal product.

  • The client approached DockYard to research and define production-ready designs for an array of innovative digital products. DockYard navigated in-depth user personas to deliver intuitive user experiences and designs relating to school selection, essays, and mentorship.

  • Openbay approached DockYard to help build its MVP web application. We led digital product development and branding for the marketplace that efficiently connects vehicle service providers with customers in need of firms they can trust.

  • DockYard designed an advanced digital service for notifications about train service disruptions, and created a secure data system to track trains. We also developed a new version of the MBTA’s API in Elixir, including improving the performance of the Phoenix application and creating administrative tools for the API.

  • DockYard worked with digital marketing and sales platform, Drift, to diagnose and fix system performance issues using Elixir and Phoenix development. This provided a financial boost, allowing the client to support more users on less hardware, leading to a faster and more reliable user experience.

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  • An entrepreneur engaged us to lead digital product development for a skill-sharing marketplace. Responsible for the web application’s strategy, user experience, design, and engineering, DockYard also worked closely with the client after launch to build her engineering team.

  • DockYard led digital product development for a cross-platform, fitness point of sale, administration, and reporting application. Our digital strategy, user research, design, and unique methodology enabled an innovative digital solution that brought benefits to both Mariana Tek and customers.

  • DockYard rebuilt WNYC’s interactive donation form with Ember.js. The project enabled a significantly more intuitive digital experience for users, with ability to conduct highly customizable A/B tests and enhance the annual giving program.

  • We conducted engineering discovery for Dollar Shave Club, the innovative grooming products website. DockYard also implemented Ember.js Fastboot, making DSC one of the first applications to feature the technology, which improves site load time, SEO, and the user experience.

  • DockYard joined the client’s digital product team to develop an Ember application designed to provide personalized care for back pain. Participating in strategic planning, demos, and remote pair programming, our engineers integrated seamlessly with the client’s existing team.

  • Flywheel hired DockYard to rebuild its Windows-based applications as a modern web-based suite of digital tools. We identified high-value UX enhancements, working closely with the client to provide an innovative digital experience redesign that was built into a web application with Ember.js.

  • The client needed a scalable, secure system to execute cryptocurrency trades. DockYard created a virtual trading floor web application, built on a trade-matching engine that uses the concept of event sourcing, distributing well-known messages via Phoenix PubSub to workers and marketplaces involved in trading.

  • SOG approached DockYard to improve code in its existing Ember.js application. The engagement grew to a rebuild of the Ember.js application as well as of the Node.js backed with Elixir and Phoenix. DockYard managed the entire project, working in an integrated fashion with SOG engineers.

  • Using results from heuristics analysis and user research, our team redesigned Digilant’s real-time ad buying and campaign tool. This enabled Digilant to better align efforts with its sales and marketing strategy, modernize digital marketing, and significantly improve targeting.

  • Tapology is a martial arts network that connects fans globally. The company hired DockYard to scale existing Rails infrastructure and update its technology stack, resulting in a host of benefits to the organization and to end users of the digital tool.

  • DockYard designed a consumer-facing website for marketing Scratch Wireless’ mobile phones and services. The digital product development process offered Scratch the opportunity to enhance the buying experience for customers shopping for their first mobile devices.

  • Decisiv engaged us for staff augmentation as the client’s internal team was breaking down its Ruby on Rails “monolith” into Elixir services. DockYard provided remote pair programming with the team, helping build out new services in Elixir, while offering development best practices.

  • Life Image sought a robust web application to empower patients to take control of their breast health. DockYard developed a digital engagement platform offering secure patient data and medical imaging storage through an accessible interface and seamless web experience.

  • DockYard led design of the client’s APIs and provided front-end development for a real world, evidence-based digital product to enhance user interactions with clinical research. The successful tool was part of the firm’s recent acquisition by Medidata.

  • Sparta Science needed a marketing website in Elixir. Our team developed spartascience.com based on detailed third-party designs. This freed up the medical software firm’s team to focus on long-term digital product roadmaps, and how to enhance the website experience.

  • NAIS approached DockYard with user research and an idea for a digital product: a web app to enable schools to research demographics. DockYard designed and developed a web app that leverages Esri ArcGIS data to help schools make smarter admissions decisions.

  • CreditCardReviews.com wanted to transform the online comparison shopping experience for credit cards. DockYard engineered a sophisticated real-time calculation tool using Ember.js and designed a user-friendly, responsive web application so shoppers could quickly access results.

  • DockYard led digital strategy, experience design, and development for a responsive web application for concerned citizens to view political histories and ask questions to city and state elected officials surrounding current issues.

  • DockYard helped build the core infrastructure of The Outline’s news platform with Elixir and Phoenix. The digital tool included sophisticated collaborative editing, enabling the client to easily interact during the writing process, and access live previews of how stories would appear.

  • We partnered with the client’s engineering team to develop an application for facilitating call center campaigns. DockYard helped get Connexio back on track for delivery by upgrading its existing application to the latest major version of Ember.js, allowing its team to focus on new features.

  • POA wanted to catalog data stored on a blockchain and allow it to be viewable by anyone in the marketplace. DockYard created a secure architecture that made cataloging fast, and built an API that exposes data to other developers. Afterwards, cataloging data time dropped from six days to six hours.

  • DockYard led digital product development for a platform to help organizers improve engagement from activists. Our strategy, user experience, design, and development enabled us to design a digital tool that has transformed the way the client interacts and communicates with activists.

  • MySunBuddy is a software platform enabling energy suppliers and customers to trade solar power through a peer-to-peer network. DockYard conducted strategic design for a user-centered, interactive experience while ensuring robust data security in the end application.

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