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Shopify Experts

Own Account Manager

Collaborative Approach

One Stop Shop

Brand + Web Team

Shopify Website Designers who care

Once you have your business up and running, and your plans for domination are well-thought-out and formulated, there’s just one crucial question remaining, how are you going to drive ecommerce sales? So often the answer is online, this means the most vital space you own is your shopify website.

Shopify currently powers half a million sites and there are countless reasons why more and more entrepreneurs are turning to the platform.

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Mobile Responsive websites

UX (User Experience)
UI (User Interface)
CRO (Conversion Rate Optimisation)
Ecommerce Development
Replatforming & Migrations

Data Migration
Headless Commerce
Application Integrations
Payments and Checkouts
Accessibility

Subscriptions
Loyalty Points & Rewards
Shopify Support
Internalisation
Shopify Plus

B2B & Wholesale
API Integrations
Shopify Marketing
SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)
Shopify App Builds

Why Choose Us

Experienced Shopify Developers

As a Shopify web design agency, it’s fair to say we know a lot about Shopify web design, and with a sprinkle of your personality and a slice of your character, we are confident that your website will be as brilliant as your business.

  • Custom Built Store
  • Theme Built Store
  • Shopify Migrations
  • Custom Apps
  • Theme Customisation
  • Shopify Marketing
  • App Integrations
  • Custom Product Pages
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Shopify App Integrations

Our Shopify marketing team will recommend tried and tested applications that integrate with your Shopify website to enhance the performance and conversion rates. When you receive your Shopify website proposal from our dedicated account manager, these will be listed as part of our solution for your website build.

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What our clients say about us

“If you’re looking for passionate, hardworking indindividules to help build your brand or website, then Create8 is the right place for you.”

Zak RashidNo-Boxx

“Consistent, reliable and proven results! Such an incredible, talented team. We couldn’t of asked for a better website.”

Paige & BeckyBexy Glow

“My experience with Create8 was fantastic. From their attention to detail to taking the time to run through any questions and concerns that I had.”

Tara LilyMail Your Mark

The Shopify Web Design Process

It’s vital that every one of our clients understands the process undertaken when developing the perfect Shopify eCommerce platform.

We’ve made sure that our method is as easy as possible to understand by breaking down each step and guiding you through our role as web designers.

1.

Discovery

The scope of a project is always the first step. For all the parties involved, it’s essential that the work taken on is achievable and that the expecting outcomes align, so that together we can create something spectacular.

2.

Research

You tell us your vision for your Shopify website and what you hope to achieve from working with us. We research your target audience, industry and competitors as well as existing pain points and obstacles which need to be addressed.

3.

Wireframe & UX

Once we understand your business, industry and target audience, we consider user experience and build a wireframe to show how your Shopify website will function.

4.

Visual Design

We add visual elements to three wireframe folds so you can see how your website might look and gather feedback from you to adjust the design where necessary.

5.

Build

We build your Shopify website in keeping with your brand and utilising the wireframe and approved visual elements.

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Testing & Launch

We test that the website is functional and turn it live before handing everything over to you. We offer additional packages and workshops to help you learn how to use and change your website as necessary.

Shopify Web Design Fundamentals

Shopify Experts

When it comes to the design of your Shopify website, it as essential that we understand the feel and personality of your business. Our dedicated team of Shopify experts are ready to hear all about what makes you stand out before adding their expertise to your shopfront.

Customer journey

In the world of Shopify web design, it’s pivotal to understand what type of journey you want your potential clients to take. Your website, when designed correctly, should tell a story, think of it as a virtual tour-guide for those who want to know a little more about all things you.

Custom Build

If you are looking for a Shopify web design that’s entirely original to your company, we would advise making the most of our bespoke web building service. Our Shopify design team has the skills to help you narrate your story in whatever way you wish.

Theme Build

When designing a website on Shopify, there are over 100 starting themes to choose from. Our team of experts are here to help you choose which theme best suits your goals and will use their skills to manipulate the theme into achieving whatever your goals may be.

The Process

We always suggest making sure you understand the process involved when building a Shopify designed website and that you have ticked all the necessary boxes before commencing the project. Any time wasted revisiting the initial phases can become expensive for everyone involved.

Your Users Experience

We specialise in both User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Shopify websites. To simplify the jargon, UX is a process-based design mechanism and focuses on the way things work, whereas UI is a deliverable aesthetics-based target highlighting the way things look and feel.

Bespoke Shopify

Your eCommerce platform is your online home, your base and the hub of all your business. Would you decorate your brick and mortar shop exactly the same as one just down the road?

The truth is that when using a Shopify design theme, the likelihood of someone having an incredibly similar website is pretty high. Whereas if your theme is designed specifically for the practicality of your industry, your eCommerce will stand to all those who come along to see it.

Our team has built many bespoke Shopify websites and because of this, can offer a number of insightful and intuitive options when it comes to becoming a big-player in your sector. We are here to help throughout the process and have the skill to include custom functionality into your website, meaning that your eCommerce shop front will operate like no-one else’s.

Bespoke Shopify web design is a big move for a rapidly growing business and can increase sales overnight.

Visual Design

As a Shopify design agency, we take immense pride in each of our projects, so if the graphics for your website don’t scream your business, we wouldn’t be doing our job.

Each piece of graphic design work is carefully created by our team of experts and will have a role to play in the user journey of your potential customers. Luckily for you as a customer, we offer countless options when it comes to graphics, from custom loading screens to logo design if you don’t have one yet.

Your Competition

When designing your Shopify website, it’s important we understand who your main competitors are. The companies you compete with are a great gauge of what the customers in your industry are currently familiar with, what they like and don’t like. Knowing your potential rivals allows you to elevate your business above the rest.

Content Writing

When it comes to the content of any Shopify web design, we feel responsible for each business in the same way we do for our own. Therefore we champion providing information that is honest and never aims to mislead your potential customers.

When designing a Shopify website, the blurb included can be as vital as the layout, theme, imagery and graphics. So why not let our experts help you get the process right.

Support Packages and Marketing Strategy

As a creative design and marketing agency, our work doesn’t stop with the website we produce for your business. Our in-house team has specialists in design and marketing across the board.

This means we can provide support packages for your Shopify eCommerce site, helping with the development of the website, as well as all things marketing and strategy. From eCommerce marketing strategies to social media marketing plans, content development and copywriting.

We are a fully immersive agency, the potential of any project excites us.

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Shopify Web Design Frequently Asked Questions

Do you work with themes or build custom?

Our Shopify development team works with both themes and custom builds.

Can you migrate my current website to Shopify?

Of course, we have experience migrating from a variety of platforms, such as, Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, OpenCart, Wix, Prestshop and more. As long as we can access the data we can migrate you to Shopify.

What are the fees to use Shopify?

The fees to use your Shopify website is a monthly payment to Shopify and then a transaction payment per product sold called Shopify payments, to find out these fees, you can integrate third party payment providers as well. To find out please click here.

Do I need a website and a logo for you to start work?

Well, you don’t need a logo. However, we would always advise having an understanding of how the branding of your business is going to look.

The best Shopify design themes and bespoke web designs will align with the brand identity of a company, whether that’s having matching colour schemes or bold wording and tag lines.

Luckily logo design is one of our strengths, if you are looking for a logo and don’t currently have one, we can carry out the work for you.

Do you provide the content for my Shopify page?

Yes, we can help write the content for your Shopify web design.

Do you take the photography for my Shopify Website?

Photography for your Shopify design is really important, we do have photographers to help you with your project but this will have to be mentioned when sending us through your Shopify brief.

What are Shopify Apps?

Shopify apps are essentially add ons to your store. There are thousands to choose from and these’s no end to Shopify customisation by using them.

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Can you build on Shopify Plus?

Yes, we can work with Shopify Plus for larger store builds.

Can your Shopify Developers maintain my website once it's running?

All shopify websites are hosted by Shopify, meaning everything for you is in one place. Shopify offer 24/7 support, even with their basic plan, so you know you’ve got the help when you need it.

We offer monthly support packages to help with all aspects of the design, functionality, apps, graphics and future updates.

What’s the different between Shopify Basic and Shopify Plus?

  • More customisation on your store.
  • Unlimited staff accounts with additional permission settings.
  • More in depth analytics.
  • One dashboard to manage multiple stores.
  • Shopify plus is higher prices that vary based on sales.

For more information on Shopify Basic click here, For more information on Shopify Plus click here

Where are you based / what clients do you work with?

Our agency is based in Stockport, Manchester, but we work with clients all around the United Kingdom. Our Shopify experts will be working closely with your team over video call or face to face to bring your vision to life.

Do I need a logo before you can start my website?

Well, you don’t need a logo. However, we would always advise having an understanding of how the branding of your business is going to look.

The best Shopify design themes and bespoke web designs will align with the brand identity of a company, whether that’s having matching colour schemes or bold wording and tag lines.

Luckily logo design is one of our strengths, if you are looking for a logo and don’t currently have one, we can carry out the work for you.

Sectors

Clothing

Food & Drink

Sports Nutrition

Beauty

Sporting Goods

Alcohol

Household

Pharmaceutical

Technology

Kids & Baby

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