VICTORIA, British Columbia, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixel Union, a Canada-based digital experience design agency, has been named as a strategic partner for Shopify Plus. Shopify Plus selected Pixel Union as an expert, due to their extensive experience working with Shopify Plus merchants to build digital experiences, and their history in developing exceptional themes for the Shopify ecosystem.
"We're excited to welcome Pixel Union to the new Shopify Plus Partner Program," says Loren Padelford, General Manager of Shopify Plus. "Their track record with Shopify, and improving the customer experience for their clients was a key factor in having them be a launch partner."
Since 2011, Pixel Union has worked closely with Shopify to redefine what a best-in-class ecommerce experience should be, earning a reputation as one of the foremost experts in the space. Pixel Union themes have helped over 10,000 brands grow their businesses online, so the transition to a new role as a Shopify Plus Expert, where they can help merchants develop custom solutions for their online stores, was a natural one.
"The tools, features and integrations that come standard with Shopify Plus are fantastic for a digital agencies like ours. We're able to launch a site two to three times faster compared to legacy ecommerce platforms like Magento, allowing us to generate traffic and sales for our clients way ahead of their expectations," says Ben Moore, CEO of Pixel Union. "The built-in integrations and analytics tools then let us continue helping those clients grow, optimize the experience and drive growth for their business."
Shopify Plus was designed for high growth, high volume merchants, with a mission to eliminate the headaches and hassles associated with managing traditional enterprise applications. Instead of worrying about uptime, trying to integrate other operational software, or discovering numerous hidden fees, Shopify Plus provides the intuitive, powerful and reliable infrastructure required for growth, for a low monthly fee. With these technological and operational concerns out of the way, merchants and marketers can take advantage of integrated features and tools for long-term business growth.
"We've already seen a ton of success for our clients using the platform," says Moore. "We're excited to be in a position to help more brands and businesses take advantage of everything Plus has to offer."
About Pixel Union
Pixel Union is a leading design agency known for its themes, apps and custom ecommerce solutions. The agency's theme design and development work has factored significantly in the growth of platforms like Tumblr and Shopify, establishing Pixel Union's reputation as a world-class design partner for brands and platforms alike. Since 2009, Pixel Union's digital products have been used by millions of people and organizations, including the White House, Tesla, MoMA, the LA Lakers, the BBC, and more. For more information, visit pixelunion.net.
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