Design with Purpose

Manoverboard is a purpose-driven design studio that produces bold websites and digital strategies for innovative businesses and nonprofits. We undergo a rigorous B Corporation certification every two years so that clients who choose Manoverboard know they are working with a studio that values big picture thinking, sustainable practices, transparency, honesty, and integrity. We are on a mission to create a better world by design.

We are also at the forefront of advancing a web that adheres to professional practices of sustainability. We seek an internet that is more humane, that is available to all visitors regardless of ability, and that is built using open source technologies. For our clients, this means that the content strategies we deploy and the technologies we develop are focused on the long-term. And it means that the websites we design are efficient, accessible, and adaptable.

Our Capabilities

  • Web & Responsive
  • UX & UI
  • E-Commerce
  • Content Marketing
  • Art Direction
  • Branding & Identity
  • Website Audits
  • Web Accessibility
  • Email Newsletters
  • Hosting & Maintenance
Andrew

Andrew

Principal / Designer

Andrew founded Manoverboard in 2002 in Brooklyn with the vision of pushing the boundaries of design for innovative businesses and NGOs. He manages and directs the company and is active in all client engagements. He built his reputation designing Barneys New York’s first ecommerce site and Acumen Fund’s first visual identity. He holds degrees from Brown University and SUNY Albany and is the recipient of a Fulbright prior to working at The Rockefeller Foundation. Andrew is an instructor at Red River College and serves as provincial chapter president of Graphic Designers of Canada. He is a committed environmentalist and an avid reader. In his off hours, Andrew runs and draws, though typically not at the same time.

Dan

Dan

Designer / Developer

Dan designs user interfaces and develops websites. He has coded our projects since 2011. His expertise spans many disciplines including design, photography, illustration, woodworking and electronics. Dan graduated from Red River College with specializations in graphic design and animation. When he’s not at the office, you’ll probably find him in the workshop inventing things, zipping around the local go-kart track, or camping in the Whiteshell.

Jory

Jory

Designer / Developer

Jory is an award-winning and internationally recognized interaction designer with more than a decade of experience. His passion for design extends into many disciplines and he always seeks to challenge the definition of design. He is a long-serving judge on the international jury of FWA, the world’s largest online creative award program. Jory runs a 10K in under 43 minutes and walks to work most days.

Nikki

Nikki

Designer / Developer

Nikki designs and develop websites and excels in emptying the coffee pot. She graduated from Red River College, specializing in site design, but she also has mad video, photography and 3D modelling skills. When not at work, she can sometimes be found in the dark playing video games or in a dark evening at a local car meet. Nikki has a passion for our earth and for taking care of everything found living on it.

Our Commitments

B Corporation

B Corporations are a new type of company that uses the power of business for good. We have been certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

1% for The Planet

As a member of 1% for the Planet, Manoverboard donates one percent of annual revenue to initiatives that are making a positive impact on our planet. Our funds are allocated to three amazing nonprofits.

Sustainability

Sustainability informs our business decisions and our design practices. Through our work and research, we are advancing a more sustainable web—one that is more energy efficient, more effective and better for our planet.

As a member organization of 1% for the Planet, Manoverboard gives the equivalent of one percent of all revenues to select nonprofit partners that are benefiting the environment.

Manoverboard is a Certified B Corporation, which means that we meet ongoing, rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.