Branding & Design
Uptown Studios started in 1992 as a graphic design studio. Great graphic design is at the core of all that we create. We want you to be captivated with the things we design. We want you to touch them, pick them up, read them, be inspired by them, click on the buttons, and take action. Everything we do is created to entice you, the user, to do something. If you thought of your brand as a person, who would it be? Having a clearly defined brand image has become essential to long-term success. Uptown Studios can work with you and your team to give your branding and design an identity people will want to connect with.
Marketing & Social Media Management
Uptown Studios offers a variety of marketing services that can boost your brand’s visibility, engagement, and profitability. With a dynamic blend of strategic planning, compelling content creation, expert copy editing, and social media management, we’re here to help supercharge your brand’s growth. Whether you’re a startup looking to establish an online presence or an established organization seeking to reinvigorate your marketing efforts, we have the expertise and passion to make it happen.
Website Design & Development
Uptown Studios takes a more holistic approach to website design. We start each project with discovery and UX, heavily thinking through the architecture of how the information should be presented and applying the most up-to-date UX best practices to our projects. After the navigation is carefully thought through, our User Interface designer creates a customized prototype of your website allowing you to see and interact with it prior to launch. Lastly, our skilled developers with over 30 years of combined experience codes your website on the latest version of WordPress, adhering to all ADA, security and SEO best practices. In the digital age, a custom, well done website can catapult your brand to the next level.
Website Hosting & Management
Uptown Studios currently manages nearly 100 websites, which are all housed on a secure server. In addition to hosting your website, we offer three tiers of website management plans, allowing our developers to carefully keep your site secure, up-to-date and optimized. Under our website management plan, you have direct access to our developers for technical support, edits to your site and recommendations for improvement. There are no support tickets, your requests go directly to a developer or project manager with a response within 24 hours, and edits completed within 48-72 hours.
Human-Centered Design is a creative approach to problem solving. It is people-centered, where your team and your users work together to meet mutual needs and goals. New and exciting solutions are the result for government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, and community groups.
Animation & Video Production
Our professional animation and video production team specializes in crafting beautiful, unique, and compelling visual communications that set you apart. Our high-quality videos can include text, images, and animation that engages viewers in an effective and entertaining way. Our team are experts in blending creativity with technology to craft captivating visual narratives. Uptown Studios is your partner in storytelling.
Check out our Photography Portfolio. We are ready to snap the perfect food shot for your menu or staff photos for your website. Our 3,000 sq/ft studio has excellent lighting for getting the perfect shot, or we can come to you! Let us capture the essence of your mission.
Since 1992, Uptown Studios has provided quality printing services for our clients. We offer clients a dedicated print production specialist who can handle all aspects of your job from start to finish. Through close partnerships with print shops, both local and national, we are able to handle any type of print job that your project may require—no matter the size or complexity. Our print production services are where your brand’s visual identity can come to life with stunning signage, effective wayfinding solutions, eye-catching ad specialties, professional conference collateral, and irresistible swag. Our mission is to empower your business with high-quality, customized print materials that guide someone through a space, educate them, entertain or simply convey an important message.
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Philanthropic Giving Strategy
Uptown Studios is ready to work with your team and create a Corporate Visibility and Community Impact Strategy for your company. At our core, we believe that corporate giving to our community is one of the best marketing tools ever. We will create a tailored community impact plan that provides the highest level of return on investment.
This is accomplished through identifying nonprofit agencies and events that yield the most visibility, community impact, “buzz” and social impact for the dollars invested. We will act on your behalf to negotiate benefits above and beyond the normal listed event sponsorship benefits and will seek to create year-round relationships with charities, not one time event publicity and sponsorship.
At Uptown Studios, we create Designs for Social Change. Part of designing for social change is ensuring our designs are accessible for all people! To do this, we design, develop, and maintain ADA compliant websites. That means checking web elements like page layout, subtitles, user controls, text and color usage, and more!