Higher Education Website Design and Digital Marketing

O8 has extensive higher education experience with various educational institutions across the country, specifically in digital marketing initiatives and complex higher ed web design and development with Drupal and WordPress. 

We have a deep knowledge of the CMS platform architecture, design, governance and usability issues that are unique to higher education.

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O8 is a proud member of the HighEdWeb Association, the premier international community of diverse digital professionals that are strategically positioned to advance higher education. 

Higher Ed Web Design and Marketing Portfolio

IgnitED Homepage

UX, digital marketing, design for higher ed

  • 50% YoY increase in organic traffic
  • Registrations up 113% from paid campaigns
  • 4x increase in indexed site pages
Higher Ed, Digital Marketing

Drupal 8 Website Redesign for a Community College

  • Updated CMS technology
  • Lowered maintenance cost
  • Improved editor UX + technical SEO
Higher Ed, Migration
UMN OIT website banner

UMN Drupal Migration for OIT

  • Accessibility compliance
  • Improved UX
  • Performance and content optimization
Higher Ed, Drupal

University of Minnesota Physicians

  • Website Redesign
Higher Ed, Drupal
IgnitEd Featured Page

IgnitEd - Le Moyne College

Higher Ed, Drupal
UMN Med School website shown on a laptop

University of Minnesota Medical School

Higher Ed, Drupal

Relevant Capabilities

Let us help you architect, support, or host your next big project or platform.

User-Centered Design and UX

Graphic Design for Higher Ed

  • We keep track of visual design trends and issues of branding in higher education
  • Our design brings a high level of professionalism and uniqueness to your digital presence

Digital Marketing + Tech

  • We have an in-house digital marketing team that is equally as strong as our technical side

Ready to Discuss Your Higher Education Digital Project?

Higher Education Web and Digital Marketing Services

  • CMS platform governance
  • CMS platform architecture
  • Content strategy & governance
  • Hosting architecture and maintenance
  • Usability and accessibility solutions
  • Experience with platform end-users and their various successes and frustrations
  • Consultative relationships
  • Custom infrastructure and module project development
  • High level of involvement in each institution’s success
  • University-wide design and branding initiatives

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About Our Higher Ed Experience

O8 has a deep knowledge of CMS platform architecture, design, governance, and usability issues which are unique to higher education. 

We have worked as technology consultants for institutional decision-making in both web technology and digital marketing platforms. We have trained in-house developers, partnered closely with higher ed marketing, communication, and design teams, and done digital marketing work in the form of marketing strategy, SEO, paid ads, and campaign orchestration for our higher ed clients.

We have designed and built many solutions, from mobile apps to higher ed web sites, often involving open-source platforms like Drupal or WordPress as the main CMS technology.