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OpenRoad is proud to co-host the 2nd annual VanUX Awards

From a fledging roundtable group of people interested in this thing called ‘user experience’ to a sold-out award show celebrating some of the biggest brands in Canada, the Vancouver User Experience group has grown up over the past twelve years. We’re excited to announce OpenRoad will be co-hosting the Vancouver User Experience Awards for a […]

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Congratulations, Emily Carr University!

A big congrats to Emily Carr University on their new website, designed and built by OpenRoad! Check out their new website.

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OpenRoad’s 2015 Gastown Grand Prix party

Some of the best views of Vancouver’s legendary pro-cycling race are from our second floor offices on Water Street.

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Welcome Deborah MacKenzie, our new UX Designer!

We are thrilled to welcome Deborah MacKenzie to the team! Deborah brings eight years of UX design experience, having worked both locally and internationally. Deborah recently completed her Master’s degree in Digital Media (MDM) from Simon Fraser University. “A lot of people went into this program to change their career direction, but that wasn’t my goal,” she said. […]

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Meet our new Senior Project Manager, Joey Bevacqua!

We are more than excited to welcome Joey Bevacqua to the team! Joey is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and brings over 12 years of business management experience to OpenRoad. Over the past 12 years, Joey’s favourite project that he has had the opportunity to manage was the Army of Two: The 40th Day website […]

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Congrats to the ThoughtFarmer Website Team!

How do you emphasize that enterprise software, which is typically stodgy and corporate, is actually vibrant and exciting?

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Goodbye Cyberspace, Hello Code/Space at the 2015 BC Library Association Conference

Every year the BC Library Association gathers its members together to discuss the evolving role libraries play in our cities and communities across BC. This year, I was honoured to receive an invitation to speak at the annual conference. I’ve always been a big fan of libraries – from a child who visited regularly, to […]

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We’ve been running the Sun Run for over 16 years.

The Vancouver Sun Run is one of OpenRoad’s longest-standing employee events: we’ve been running it since 1999! This Sunday will be our 16th year participating in the popular 10-kilometre race run. Since the acquisition of design agency Mod7 in 2013, our T-shirt logos received a big upgrade. We revealed our first ever designer-made logo last year, which […]