21 professional services website design and development case studies

21 of the 200 websites we have designed and developed for clients such as recruitment agencies, manufacturers, watch shops and other professional services companies.

The majority of our website projects have been developed and hosted on the Adobe Business Catalyst platform; that provides a content management system, hosting, e-commerce, custom development tools and many other features.

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Recruitment Website

recruitment website design and development

We re-designed and developed this recruitment website to attract 2 different audiences.

There are 2 different messages on the home page.

Looking for a job is aimed at job seekers.

Looking to hire is aimed at companies looking for staff to hire.

We also designed and developed a custom built job application system that also integrates with 3rd party recruitment systems.


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Micro website for recruitment service

Platonik - re-design website recruitment agency

The client is a financial services recruitment company in Scotland and they wished a new micro’ website developed within their existing website to focus on a sub-service they provide.

The service is pre employment checks and staff on-boarding services that companies can use before and during staff recruitment.

Home page

recruitment home page design

The home page contains a slider that consists of an image, icon, heading and body text and a url link that can the client can determine where the user goes after they click an element within this area.

Additionally the client can choose the colour of the heading text.

Blog list

news page website recruitment agency

The latest blog post receives greater size prominence on the blog list view.

Blog page

recruitment website blog design

There are social share buttons that are included on each blog post along with the author’s image and a supporting image and a related blog post the client can set within the CMS.

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Data protection recruitment website

Platonik - Recruitment Web Design and Development

A data protection recruitment website to hire data protection staff to manage their data and GDPR compliance.

We have experience in designing and developing recruitment websites and embraced the challenge of a related recruitment website project.

Home page

recruitment website home page design

The home page explains who the client is, what they do and provides direction for organisations seeking to understand and potentially use their services and for job seekers seeking to find the vacancies.

The second part of the home page is aimed at job seekers who want to quickly search and find suitable vacancies.

Underneath the search functionality on the home page are linked to the key job types; strategic, senior, managerial, administration and legal vacancies.

Job search

recruitment website search page design

Job vacancy list

recruitment website vacancy list page design

The Job Vacancy web app has 2 parts to it.

The job list view shows the job title, a snippet of the vacancy description, location, salary and job type.

Job vacancy detail

recruitment website vacancy page layout

This is the full detailed description of the job where we created a strong call to action to "Apply" or “Apply via LinkedIn”.

When the user clicks either Apply button, the application form is revealed and the user can easily and quickly add their details and add their CV and apply for the vacancy.

Once users apply and give the relevant consent, a user account is created for them.

recruitment website application form

When the job application is received, the client gets notified, the candidate gets notified and the user details are added to the CRM section on the backend of the website; displaying the job they applied for, the sector, sub sector, cv and their name, email and phone.

Vacancy registration and account

recruitment website user account

These sections are all tied together with the email address as the unique identifier.

The user can update their details and their sector, sub sector, job types preference.

This enables our client to target users with job email alerts.

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Manufacturer website

Platonik - Website Design insulation company

We have recently designed and developed the Ecosilver website for one of oldest clients, Ecosave Insulation Ltd.

The company has to educate and persuade architects, property developers and construction company to choose their product instead of the established method.

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Renewable energy website

Platonik - Website Design Renewable Energy

We work with EcoSave to raise awareness of their insulation services aimed at lowering the cost of energy bills for UK householders.

A marketing mix of direct mail, press advertising, online advertising and PR is blended to help them meet their business objectives.

We recently redesigned their website to reflect their new offering, underfloor insulation, and to better capture enquiries.

Home page

These services are managed in a web app.

Client can add an image, text, and a call to action link to find out more about the product.

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Property developer website

Platonik - Design Property Website

First impressions count so visitors are presented with large images of the new properties when they visit the websites.

These images are contained in a web app powered slide show.

The client simply adds images, text and a link to the page they wish the user to visit when they click the image or link.

The remainder of the home page is information about the client that is content optimised to help them rank in Google.

Service pages

The services web app is split into a list view and a detailed view.

On this page you see a summarised list of their services; attic conversions, tiles, bathrooms, doors, kitchen extensions and house conversions.

Then on the detailed service layout there is a photo gallery showing different examples, followed by information and a get in touch button at the foot of the entire services page.

We also added in some social share buttons that enable the client or website visitors to share the page and image on social networks and send interested friends or contacts back to the website.

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Insurance website

Platonik - Insurance Website Design

Platonik redesigned and developed the website of this well established insurance company.

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British watch online shop

Platonik - watch online store design

We redesigned and redeveloped the Kennett TimePieces website.

The main objective was to focus on the fantastic product photography and enhance the content about each watch; using more detailed product information and using videos.

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Swiss watch shop

Platonik - Ecommerce Website Swiss Watches

The online shop was previously build on another web platform which we migrated over to Adobe to enable us to be more proactive and marketing led.

With our knowledge of the sport and fashion industries we are working with the client to raise awareness of the brand and introduce their exclusive products to a highly selective type of customer.

Swiss watch shop

Vulcan is “The Watch For Presidents” and has been worn by US Presidents since Harry S Truman wore a Vulcain in the 1940’s.

With watches priced between $5000 and $50,000, these watches are not for everyone.

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Travel website

Westminster travel home page

The idea for the Westminster Travel website was to provide a destination for people to discover holiday destinations they may not have previously considered.

Home page

Web Design & development Travel company

When you look through the website you will see there are continent and country sections.

These section were bespoke web applications we created to allow the client to add new continents and new countries and associate one and other.

The client simply has to upload the images then create a new item and enter the image, the name of the continent or country, add information about the location and then classify or tag it.

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Firewood website

Platonik - Ecommerce Web Design firewood company

We were approached in the autumn by a company in the south of Scotland to build a website to sell firewood online to homeowners.

The company, PWR Bioheat, produces wood logs and wood chip and wishes to grow the consumer side of their business; namely sell more firewood logs to homeowners.

Home page

firewood website - ecommerce home page design

There is a home page slider to show case featured products. This area is content managed so the products, images and links can be changed.

The home page has a top navigation menu with links to key product categories and footer navigation to necessary pages and company information.

These menu item links can be changed or re-ordered in the backend content management system.

Product categories

firewood website - ecommerce category page web design

Products are grouped into categories and the list of product categories are displayed on the shop. The client is able to re-order and change these items in the backend content management system.

Product pages

firewood - ecommerce product page web design

The product pages are driven from the product catalogue we built and feature the product name, images, pricing, related products, copy and an add to cart button.

The client is able to edit and add new products to the shop within the backend content management system, edit the price, write and edit the product descriptions, control the related products, change the images, turn the products off.

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Launderette Website

Platonik - Laundry Design & Website

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Property surveyor website

Surveyor Website Home page

PCA work in a very specialised, niche sector that most business owners don’t know about or search for; recovering overpaid property costs for business owners and insolvency practitioners.

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Fitness website

Platonik - website design personal trainer

A website designed for a fitness instructor to generate leads and sell online training courses

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Website to sell digital reports online

Platonik - Website Sell Digital Reports Online

The website is built on the Adobe Business Catalyst platform with Foundation as the responsive website framework; meaning the website works on mobile devices and tablets.

The client wanted the ability to create, add and sell digital reports and apply different tax/vat rates depending on the country of the purchaser.

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Hotel Website

Platonik - Hotel Website Design - Citizen M

Back in 2011 we were approached to develop a new website concept for a hotel in Glasgow called Citizen M.

Although a frequent visitor to Glasgow for business meetings this was not a venue I was very familiar with.

The owners at Citizen M in Holland had devised a new concept called Society M.

The concept was to provide a membership club and meeting room space and hire for business nomads in some of the world’s main cities.

Home page

The website home page provided a succinct introduction to the concept and a simple navigation with links to membership and meeting room pages as well as a link to get in touch.

About us

Use the green coloured template we created, the about us page explains in more depth the philosophy behind the concept and further sub links to the hotel and their locations.

Meeting room web page

Using the purple theme the membership section again is very brief in content however there are further sub pages with links to events and book a room.

Meeting room page

Using the yellow theme the membership section again is very brief in content however there are further sub pages with links to the benefits of membership and a link to sign up online.

Contact us page

And finally using the light blue theme there’s a contact us page with details to get in touch with the management team.

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Golf travel website

home page golf travel website

Our client is very well experienced in the golf travel industry having worked in the industry for number years and this business was a new venture.

So this golf travel website a blend of over 40 years experience in the golf industry.

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Roofing website

roofing website design

We recently designed and developed the website for a roofing company, based in Glasgow, but who work for home owners and property developers throughout the UK.

The company will be the first to admit that they are late to the web, which, from a marketing perspective, poses challenges in driving website traffic.

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Online Food Shop

Online Shop Food Delivery

We created the brand look and feel and created a custom e-commerce website.

Custom product categories, preview products, meal difficulty, custom shipping and an experience from ordering to home delivery were part of the development of this brand.

In addition we designed the product packaging and recipe cards.

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