Website Localization and Design - Projects Portfolio
The Rugby Site, Japan
A new design and Japanese-language localization for The Rugby Site – providers of training videos featuring some of the world’s greatest rugby minds, including legendary coaches and players. The Japan site has been built on WordPress to allow for easy updates, incorporates a Member Management plug-in, and features a custom theme for display on mobile phones.
Japanese- and English-language WordPress website for Norbord Japan. Traded on two international exchanges, Norbord is the world’s leading manufacturer of oriented strand board (OSB) construction panels, with assets of over US$1.7 billion and 17 mill locations in the USA, Canada, and Europe.
New Westminster School District
WordPress website renewal for the New Westminster, BC, Canada School District. The district manages 16 schools and alternate programs, with an enrolment of over 6,000 students in grades from Kindergarten through grade 12, and also provides adult and online programs.
A brand new design for 2017 for the Robert Yellin Yakimono Gallery – an online store for the longtime Japan resident, pottery journalist, and ceramics specialist. Built on WordPress for simple client-side updates, the new site features a custom display for mobile devices. Mentioned in art and culture magazines world-wide, this site provides support for Japan’s traditional artisans.
The well-established Japanese ramen chain DANBO is now delighting Vancouver, Canada food fanatics with traditional Fukuoka-style Kyushu Hakata Tonkotsu ramen at their first restaurant outside of Japan. Resourcecode was responsible for design, translation, and copywriting for the new English-language website, menu, posters and other items related to the launch.
Aoba Japan International School
A complete WordPress renewal of a sprawling website including multiple blog elements for A-JIS, an international school in Tokyo that welcomes students from over 30 countries. Resourcecode has completed English, Japanese, and Korean versions of the site, and other language versions are currently under development. Smooth integration of the WPML multilingual WordPress plug-in simplifies content management on the client side.
Interex Forest Products
English-, Japanese-, Chinese-, and Korean-language WordPress website renewal for Interex, exporters of sustainable, quality forest products to global markets.
New Westminster School District International Education Program
WordPress website renewal for New Westminster, BC, Canada’s School District International Education Program. Hosting students since 1987, the New Westminster School District offers outstanding educational programs and services for international learners.
Japanese- and English-language WordPress website redesign for Kenyukai, a community of Japan-related architecture, construction, and building industry professionals in the Vancouver, Canada area. The site admin makes it easy for administrators to post news articles, publications, and member info, including detailed member profiles with portfolio photo galleries.
Amputee.ca – Amputees Amplified
Logo design, branding, and WordPress site for Amputee.ca and Amputees Amplified – a top-ranked website and resource directory for Canadian Amputees. Amputee.ca has been providing news, support, and resources that empower amputees, caregivers, and healthcare providers since 2003.
Earth Sculptors Landscaping & Design
WordPress site for Earth Sculptors Inc., providers of landscape and garden design, construction and maintenance services to the Greater Vancouver, Canada area. Along with website design, Resourcecode provided translation and copywriting for all text, converting from the original Japanese to English.
English- and Japanese-language WordPress site renewal for Pacific Resorts Inc. – Japan’s leading General Sales Agency (GSA) and marketing agency for travel industry partners seeking to enter the Japan market.
An easy-to-update WordPress real estate site that promotes high-end Tokyo properties to English-speaking investors based in Southeast Asia and other parts of the world.
Aussie Airport Parking
A simple, easy-to-navigate site for Aussie Parking – providers of fast, secure, and smart parking at Australia’s Gold Coast Airport. The online booking process is quick, smooth, and easy to follow. Customized for both PC and mobile access.
MHA Construction Inc.
WordPress website for MHA Construction Inc. – Mitsui Home America – founded in 2014 to provide Mitsui’s forty years of systemized wood-frame construction experience to California. The site contains video backgrounds and extensive photo galleries showing a wide number of previous Mitsui projects in the Vancouver area.
Canada Tsuga, site renewal 2015
Japanese-language WordPress website renewal for the Canada Tsuga line of Canadian coastal hemlock wood products, introducing technical, market access, and promotional initiatives across Japan.
Council of Forest Industries, site renewal 2015
WordPress website renewal for COFI, the voice of the British Columbia interior forest industry, the world’s most vibrant and sustainable wood products manufacturing sector.
Canada Wood, site renewal 2015
WordPress website renewal for the Canada Wood Group, expanding export opportunities for Canadian Wood Products.
EZEL – Innovation from Japan
English-, Japanese-, and Italian-language website for Japan’s EZEL brand of breakthrough high-end modern-design furniture products. Customized with responsive design for both PC and mobile access.
The Pines Revelstoke
WordPress English- and Japanese-languge website for a bed-and breakfast in Revelstoke, BC, Canada.
Big Rock Homes
WordPress website renewal for Big Rock Homes, providers of handcrafted high quality timber products.
Sayuri Designs Jewelry
WordPress English- and Japanese-languge website for a Tokyo- and Canada-based jewelry designer.
WordPress website renewal for a Vancouver, Canada dental clinic.
Our Forests Our Roots
Dynamic WordPress website and discussion blog for British Columbia, Canada’s Coast Forest Products Association and its member companies. The site demonstrates the significance of the forest products industry to the coast’s current and future economy and livelihood, while explaining how modern forestry is both renewable and sustainable.
Canada Wood China Technical Info Blog
Chinese-language website for Canada Wood China, providing the Chinese building industry with wood-frame technology know-how, resources, tips, advice, and other information.
Wine Cellar Depot, Site Renewal 2014
Large-scale, dynamic WordPress e-commerce website for Wine Cellar Depot, purveyors of wine cellars and cabinets, wine cellar cooling units, wine racks and accessories, and wine dispenser & preservation systems.
Dunkley Lumber Ltd.
Dynamic WordPress website for Dunkley Lumber, Ltd. – one of the most technically advanced and efficient sawmills in North America.
Neverland Tea Salon
Dynamic WordPress website and blog for Neverland Tea Salon, a delightful new English-inspired salon/restaurant in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.
Website and blog for Metal Urges, an Alberta, Canada design studio that creates unique, hand-forged artwork for estate homes, gardens, public, and commercial spaces.
Coast Forest, Site Renewal 2013
Site design for the Coast Forest Products Association – promoting sustainability and innovation in forest products and practices. The site and blog were built on the WordPress content management system.
Canada Wood Korea, Site Renewal 2012
Website in the Korean- and English-language for Canada Wood serving to represent myriad aspects of the Canadian forest industry in Korea. The site features a WordPress blog, and content management systems that allow in-house updates of events and news sections in both languages.
Ecommerce website for the online purchase of green tea bags, loose leaf green teas and green tea powders from Kagoshima. Kagoshima Prefecture is the second leading producer of Japanese green tea.
Society of Writers, Editors, and Translators
A complete website design renewal for SWET – a community for Japan-related writing professionals. Built on the Expression Engine CMS platform, the site provides an incredibly extensive array of resources for writers and editors, spanning three decades of expertise and experience.
Powles Photography, Site Renewal 2012
Bilingual English and Japanese site renewal for Japanese-born, Tokyo- and Vancouver-based photographer Peter Powles, who specializes in architectural imagery. Built on the WordPress platform, the site admin allows for simple in-house additions and updates by the client.
Pear Tree Restaurant, Site Renewal 2012
Website renewal for a gourmet restaurant in North Burnaby, Canada. Award-winning chef Scott Jaeger is a past competitor and coach for Team Canada at the Bocuse D’Or culinary competition. Built on the WordPress platform, the site admin allows for simple in-house additions and updates by the client.
Canada Wood China, Site Renewal 2011
Extensive site (150+ pages) in the Chinese- and English-language for Canada Wood serving to represent myriad aspects of the Canadian forest industry in China. The site features content management systems that allow in-house updates of events and news sections in both languages.
Kindred Construction Ltd.
Website for Kindred Construction Ltd., a Vancouver, Canada-based construction manager and general contractor. Built on the WordPress content management platform, the client has the ability to edit all pages of the site, including a Project Portfolio that features extensive photo galleries for a wide number of projects.
Website for ShizuokaTea.com, providing worldwide distribution of the finest green teas from Japan.
Joseph Caron Incorporated
Multilingual website for the honourable Mr. Joseph Caron, who has served as Canada’s Ambassador to China, Japan, and India. The site features Mr. Caron’s Blog, along with an extensive collection of speeches and articles, in English, Japanese, and French languages.
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya
This 150-page large-scale website design renewal and re-branding called for a completely new look and feel, in alignment with the hotel chain’s new parent company design guidelines. Featuring content in both Japanese and English, the project includes a Weddings section that serves as a unique, site-within-a-site.
TrueWomb Baby Gear
Website for TrueWomb – a new company that creates innovative baby gear, including an advanced swaddle/sleep system.
Logo, brand, and website/Blog design for a Toronto, Canada-based educational consultancy for young Japanese students.
Donors1.org – Gift of Life Donor Program
Design renewal for the Gift of Life Donor Program, the non-profit organ and tissue donor program serving hospitals and patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, U.S. Created for and in co-operation with FusionSpark Media.
Website for the One20 Pub and Grill – the one and only gastro-pub experience in Delta, BC, Canada.
Under the banner of one of the world’s premier domain names, this large-scale ecommerce site features the products of one of the world’s largest retailers of karaoke machines, players, and music. Designed for and in cooperation with Cicada Consulting Group.
Design proposal for the Bermuda Department of Conservation, created for and in co-operation with FusionSpark Media.
Florida’s Water – ProtectingOurWater.org
Created for and in co-operation with FusionSpark Media, this website uses stories, video, slideshows, and interactive maps to educate the public about protecting and restoring Florida’s threatened water resources