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Opening: Front Side Designer + Developer

The ideal candidate for this position will have the design sense to create engaging web interfaces, and the development chops to bring them to life. The responsibilities of this job will span nearly the entire lifecycle of a website’s front side development—from concept to support maintenance. In the early stages of site development, you willRead the Full Post

Heartbleed Bug Has Been Patched. No Propeller sites compromised.

Long story short, all Propeller servers are patched. As reported, the Heartbleed bug risked exposing encrypted data on websites using OpenSSL. This would have affected a number of Propeller clients had we not responded quickly. As soon as the patch was released, we applied it. Part of the vulnerability of this bug was that itRead the Full Post

2 Responsive Ecommerce Websites Earn Gold Awards

Time to brag a bit. While winning awards may not be new, this is the first time we’ve won awards in the highly competitive Horizon Interactive Awards’ ecommerce website category. And of the twelve websites honored with gold, Propeller earned two! Gold Award #1: Dale of Norway Dale of Norway manufactures authentic Norwegian sweaters, outerwear, andRead the Full Post

Launch: Jess Boutique Responsive Ecommerce Website

 |  Dave Gibson

We’re proud to announce the launch of Jess Boutique‘s new responsive design ecom website. Jess, the owner, came to us to help her not just increase in-store traffic, but she also wanted to reach beyond Burlington Vermont. Our solution was to design and develop an elegant responsive ecommerce website to meet all of her needs. To reachRead the Full Post

The Mobile Tipping Point Has Come

 |  Dave Gibson

The Holiday season is upon us and chances are if you’ve been watching TV lately, you’ve been hit with dozen’s of ads for smarter phones and sleeker tablets. If you check your website analytics, you’ll likely see more than 25% of your visitors are visiting your website with these devices.  You might even see numbersRead the Full Post

Jensen Named VP Strategy

  After 10 years providing sales and account strategy at Propeller Media Works, Stewart Jensen has been named VP of Strategy.  In this role, he will concentrate on developing digital marketing solutions that connect clients with their audiences online. He will also play a deeper role in guiding the  finances for the online marketing andRead the Full Post

Launch: RRC Associates Responsive Parallax Website

Today Propeller Media Works launched a fresh site for the Boulder-based consumer intelligence and marketing consulting firm in synch with their announcement of their buy-back from the previous parent company STR. The site expresses fresh energy and focus on their experience and expertise in tourism and recreation market research in the mountain resort, snowsports, destination marketing, andRead the Full Post

New Hire – Max Lawton, Senior Developer

A belated welcome to Max Lawton who actually joined us a year ago as a contractor, and was then pulled in full time this spring as a Senior Developer. His primary role is to provide back-end engineering and web development. Since joining, he has already added his horsepower and leadership in redeveloping our custom CMSRead the Full Post

Welcome Back Rock of Ages

With a smirk, we’re happy again to say that we work with clients that span from cradle (Fletcher Allen Health Care) to grave. More seriously, we’re very proud to have earned back the business from this company that stands for such fine Vermont craftsmanship. The project will include custom responsive web design plus custom webRead the Full Post