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Jan 23rd, 2019 / Design

Ascend is hiring a Digital Designer

Digital Designer Note: This position has been filled, follow us on social so you're the first to know when we're hiring for future positions! You Are you a kickass designer /...

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Jul 31st, 2018 / Design

The Lessons Journey Taught Me About Ux for Web Design

Okay, I am a fellow gamer and I will totally geek out in this article. (yee be warned…) The main focus of this blog are the UX lessons I learned while playing the indie game...

Jun 26th, 2018 / Design

7 Logo Types and How to Choose the Right One for Your Business

Brand logos are more than a pretty picture. Each type has a specific purpose and appeals to certain audiences. This logo guide goes over the pros and cons for each logo type so...

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May 15th, 2018 / Design

How Much Should You Pay for a Logo Design?

With the web’s potential getting bigger every day, it’s tempting to save money and get a cheap logo—but is it really worth the money in the long run? In this article, you’ll learn...

Apr 17th, 2018 / Design, Development, Freebies

How to Determine if Your Business Needs a New Website

Stop what you're doing and ask yourself, “is my website the best it can be?” While that is one big, obscure, vague, and terrifyingly finite question, it’s not the only one that’ll...

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Feb 20th, 2018 / Design

An Insider’s Take on Judging for AAF Spokane 2018

What was it like to judge the American Advertising Awards for Spokane Washington? Here is a quick Q&A about how this event impacted my career as a graphic designer from Denver...

Jan 22nd, 2018 / Design

How to Woo Your Clients into Signing on the Dotted Line

Finding and attracting leads is easy, but getting them hire you for their design project can be a little more complicated. In this article, we will discuss how to transform your...

Dec 20th, 2017 / Design, Development

5 Usability Tips for Innovative Web Design

To find the perfect harmony in web design between user experience and beautiful design, there are 5 areas of usability that need to be addressed: the home button, calls-to-action...

Dec 13th, 2017 / Marketing, Design, Development

20 Crucial Questions to Ask Before Doing a Website Design

While it’s tempting to immediately take this show on the road, there are a lot of questions you need to ask yourself first so that your new website is built to be exactly what you...

Nov 7th, 2017 / Design

3 Essential Tools for the Modern Web Designer

There are so many options for designers to use that can make our daily tasks seem overwhelming. I’m sharing with you the top 3 programs I use, why I use them, & most...

Oct 10th, 2017 / Marketing, Design

What’s the Pumpkin Spice of Marketing & Design? 2017 Edition

Can you feel it? The crisp fall air, the cool breeze gently brushing your cheeks, the sound of leaves crinkling underneath your boots… It’s that time of year again; it’s pumpkin...

Sep 26th, 2017 / Design

What I’ve Learned In My First Year of Ascending

Our graphic designer Katie recently celebrated her first “Ascendiversary” with us! Check out her year in review.

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