Mesh Yoga, a yoga studio and online clothing retailer based in Hawaii, had a new design to implement on its existing Shopify site, but needed a developer who would listen to the company’s needs.
The holiday shopping season was quickly approaching and the company’s new branding and marketing initiatives had yet to be applied to the website.
The company needed a Shopify developer who could implement the design, but also be swift and efficient. Standard Beagle was asked to complete the work.
Because we have experience across ecommerce platforms, we knew we could implement the branding changes in HTML and CSS. Our biggest challenge was the timeline. The client needed the site turned around quickly in order to reach holiday shoppers.
Our project manager rearranged projects in order to make time for the development and meet the client’s needs.
The design was not only completed in a few short weeks, but we also delivered it before the client expected it. New visuals, images, class schedule and newsletter signup were ready before Christmas.
Because we had established trust with the client, Standard Beagle was asked to develop a new feature on the website — an application flow for users to sign up for yoga teacher training.
Mesh Yoga supplied the form, but the challenge was: How to present it to users and make it easy to fill out and pay?
Designing the flow
We thought through multiple solutions and talked them through with the client. Each had their pros and cons.
The client agreed to the most user-friendly and site owner-friendly iteration: Designing a form flow on a microsite where the content could be managed painlessly through a CMS.
The current form is seamlessly linked to the main site and the site owner can update dates and form fields easily, without uploading a PDF form each time. Users can also easily move through the multi-page form.