2016

Donkeytail plugin for Craft CMS

Posted by Garrett

Today we released the lite version of Donkeytail, a Craft CMS plugin we’ve been using internally for a few months now. Donkeytail stems from a need we had to content manage dots on images. Maps come up a lot in our world. From maps for new development projects to maps for hiking trails through the Scottish Highlands, and most of the time it makes more sense to roll our own system for design… Read More »

Inaugural #CraftCMS meetup in Dallas

Posted by Boots

Yesterday we hosted the inaugural #CraftCMS Dallas meetup by our friends at Busy Noggin — complete with lots of pizza, Twig and general website chatter. A good time was had and we’re looking forward to being a part of the growing Craft CMS community here in Dallas. If you missed it but are into Craft, don’t fret - there’ll be plenty more to come. If you’ve not used Craft but are curious… Read More »

Bob’s your uncle!

Posted by Garrett

A hearty welcome to the latest additions to our growing family, Steve Sharpe and Gavin Platt. Steve’s in Nottingham with Chris, and Gavin’s from wherever he’s calling home this week (though his mailing address is in Leeds). Steve’s our new in-house engineer — building anything from complex enterprise applications to native apps for iOS and Android. Gavin joins us after 10 years as a self… Read More »

Why our clients love Craft

Posted by Chris

More and more people are discovering Craft. With big names like the Associated Press, Netflix, and Agatha Christie moving to Craft, the future looks bright. There’s a lot out there on what makes Craft great from a technical standpoint, but Craft is great for non-technical users, too. Here are the biggest reasons our clients love Craft: Live Preview + Matrix Fields This is a formidable 1-2… Read More »

(Closed) Wanted: Front-end web developer

Posted by Chris

We’re looking for a smart, enthusiastic and seasoned front-end web developer to join our growing team. This is a remote position (unless you happen to be in Dallas, TX). Good Work is an expert team of web developers that partner with like-minded brands and design agencies to build things for the web. Here’s a few examples of our current projects: A wellness dashboard for a large healthcare… Read More »

Automating our project onboarding process

Posted by Garrett

We use quite a few web apps at Good Work to help simplify our day to day life. On the operations side, that’s Trello, Harvest and Forecast. We use Trello to visualize project flow, Harvest for time tracking and reporting, and Forecast for scheduling the team. Here’s our process for onboarding a new project and how that works with the 3 systems above.… Read More »

2 years of Good Work

Posted by Garrett

Year 2 was a big one for us. We matured from an international team of contractors to a full time staff of 4. We went all in on Craft CMS and even got to throw in a ski trip at the end to close it all out. :birthday: I’m going to start out on a low, honest note but then we’ll go right back up to happy town, so bear with me.… Read More »

Poo~Pourri choose Good Work

Posted by Chris

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been chosen by Dallas-based Poo~Pourri to assist with their upcoming digital initiatives. If you haven’t checked them out, do. They’re changing the world one toilet bowl at a time and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of it. It’ll be a while until we can share more, but until then… I suggest you get lost in their YouTube channel - it’s a work of art.

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