Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Keep Less, Do More (with Content, UX and IA)

March 28, 2019

Fastspot's next Learning and Libations event will be held on Thursday, April 25th at 5:30pm. Fastspot's Senior UX Strategist, Fran Zablocki will talk about how less is more in terms of content, UX and Information Architecture.

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Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Content Strategy in Action: Planning for Successful Content Migrations

January 3, 2019

Fastspot's next Learning and Libations event will be held on Thursday, January 17 at 5:00pm. Fastspot's Senior UX Strategist, Natalia Saylor will talk about key considerations during website content migrations so you can develop a useful framework that works best for your project.

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Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Making the SEO of your Next Website Redesign Work

November 1, 2018

Fastspot's next Learning and Libations event will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 5:00pm. Marco Tornow, Assistant SEO Director at Jellyfish, will be speaking about SEO optimization and common challenges during website redesign projects and how digital teams can work together to produce a better product.

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Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Prototype to Product with React

September 27, 2018

Fastspot's next Learning and Libations event will be held on Thursday, October 18 at 5:00pm. Jeremy Neal, a software engineer at SmartLogic, will be speaking about React, a popular web framework created by Facebook, describing advantages it provides, and discussing ways it can improve creative and product workflows.

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Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Creating Successful Client Partnerships

August 17, 2018

Fastspot’s Project Managers, Abigail Pendergrass & Monica Janowitz, will host our next Learning and Libations event on Thursday, September 20, on how to create and cultivate client partnerships.

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Fastspot launches website for The Walters Art Museum

We are excited to launch the beautiful new website for The Walters Art Museum, as part of a larger rollout including new branding and a new wing for the museum. You can read more here

Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Great Content = Great UX, Accessibility, Design and SEO

June 11, 2018

Fastspot’s Senior Strategist, Fran Zablocki, will host our next Learning and Libations event on Thursday, June 28, on how great content can benefit many aspects of your project, from SEO and accessibility to design.

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Fastspot to Host Learning and Libations: Organizing Creative Strategy

May 10, 2018

Fastspot’s Creative Director, Curt Kotula, is hosting our next Learning and Libations event on Thursday, May 17, on the way he organizes ideas into creative strategies.

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Fastspot receives Webby Honoree awards for Hamilton College and Cornell Tech websites

April 5, 2018

We’re happy to announce that two of our recent launches—Cornell Tech and Hamilton College—were honored for best school/university websites in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards.

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Four Fastspot Clients Win Educational Advertising Awards

March 7, 2018

Four Fastspot clients were recognized for their websites in the Educational Advertising Awards competition: Peabody Institute, MSOE, Lebanon Valley College, and Cornell Tech.

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Fastspot Tops Several Clutch Ratings

December 4, 2017

Clutch, a B2B evaluation firm, has placed Fastspot at the top of several rankings in the Baltimore/Washington, DC area, including User Experience, Web Design, and Development agencies.

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Fastspot Hires New Team Members

September 21, 2017

Fastspot has made two personnel moves in the past month to cope with growing demand for its services. Senior talent in user experience and project management have joined the agency.

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Fastspot Makes Inc. 5000 List For Second Year in a Row

August 31, 2017

Interactive design agency Fastspot has ranked among the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the country for the second consecutive year, according to Inc. Magazine's 2017 list.

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Responsive Web Design Interviews Roberta Diehl and Curt Kotula

July 17, 2017

Karen McGrane and Ethan Marcotte of Responsive Web Design interviewed Fastspot and Amherst team members on their latest successful collaboration, the redesign.  

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Fastspot Receives Women's and Minority Business Enterprise Certifications

July 6, 2017

Fastspot has received national certification from The Women’s Business Enterprise Council as well as regional certification from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Office of Minority Business Enterprise.

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Hamilton College Receives Top CASE Award

June 19, 2017

The Hamilton College website redesign received top honors from Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence. The Circle of Excellence awards program recognizes outstanding work in advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing at CASE member institutions worldwide. 

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Curt Kotula Panelist at Museums and the Web

April 19, 2017

Creative Director Curt Kotula provided insight as a contributor on the panel, "Website Redesign Mistakes: How To Avoid Them, How To Work Through Them, And How To Design Something Sustainable" at Museums and the Web.

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Tracey Halvorsen Mentor for MICApreneurship Competition

April 7, 2017

The UP/Start Venture Competition, an initiative of MICApreneurship, focuses on incubating and building creative business ventures within the MICA community. Working with industry partners, the UP/Start Venture Competition provides mentorship and capital to help nurture venture ideas into sustainable businesses.

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Ford's Theatre Launches New Website by Fastspot

December 14, 2016

Ford’s Theatre, site of Abraham Lincoln’s murder, has unveiled a cutting-edge new website which will delight people around the world who are seeking to learn more about Lincoln’s assassination and legacy, while providing an intuitive ticketing experience for this working theater and historic site.

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