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Our Trade

We provide high-end, down-home product development services that satisfy the finest marks in quality. We work with you to deliver specially crafted digital experiences — from initial requirements gathering and conceptualization to scaling a web presence with millions of users.

Refreshing Design
  • Conceptual wireframing
  • Lo-fi prototypes
  • Web / Tablet / Mobile UI
  • User experience (UX) study
  • Digital Branding
  • Data Visualization
Agile Development
  • Full-stack App Design
  • Ruby / Ruby on Rails / Sinatra
  • PHP / Drupal / Wordpress
  • Python / Django
  • JS Thick-Client & Node Apps
  • jquery, d3, underscore, etc.
Distribution & Operations
  • Production deployment
  • Product scaling
  • Hadoop integration
  • Data Mining Initiatives
  • Conv. analysis/optimization
  • On-site Training


Infusd.com Early-stage consumer web app for professionals market outfitted with thick-client js interactions, Rails powered
OpBandit, Inc. Full-cycle product dev. for big data startup — branding & design, rich analytics dashboards, service powered by Rails and Python Twisted execution
Failed States Index - FP Interactive map visualization from annual survey data — full-comp design, components built in Flash ActionScript and XML

The Crew

Blaine Sheldon Co-Founder
  • Co-founded OpBandit, Inc. — powering responsive content for online publishers & marketers
  • Drove emerging mobile & tablet efforts at Slate Group, Washington Post Co.
  • Web developer/producer at Foreign Policy Magazine, helped lead major site relaunch in 2009
Brian Muller Co-Founder
  • Co-founded OpBandit, Inc.
  • Lead data scientist at LivingSocial, built both Business Intelligence & Data Science teams
  • Web director at Foreign Policy Magazine
  • Data mining researcher at Johns Hopkins