Projects

This page represents a small selection of current and past projects Fingermouse has been involved with. Some projects cannot be shown here for commercial reasons, particularly where Fingermouse has been sub-contracted on a larger project.

If you'd like to know more about a specific project or have something new that you'd like to discuss, just get in touch.

Ivory Towers

ivorytowers.net ivorytowers

A project for Widernet Communications, this is an Internet dating site aimed at graduates, originally using the same basic site engine as Christian Connection (below).

Fingermouse is responsible for the front end of the site and has worked with Widernet to develop many back end features.

The site has been featured in the Guardian, Independent, Internet Works various other print and broadcast media.

Seventy Thirty

seventy-thirty.com seventythirty

Seventy Thirty are a partner-headhunting organisation for affluent people around the world. They find and vet potential partners for millionaires using their network of contacts and staff of professional psychologists. Fingermouse is involved in day-to-day maintenance of the website and producing print material such as magazine and newspaper adverts.

Fingermouse also developed Seventy Thirty's client management system, an online database which handles all of their contacts, communications and client details. Seventy Thirty staff can access client information anywhere in the world and keep track of the status of each contact or potential match.

Seventy Thirty are regularly featured in the national press, radio and television.

QuizMouse

quizmouse.com QuizMouse

A unique Fingermouse project, this site features quizzes for people to take and share on Facebook, Twitter or Google+. It also allows people to create their own quizzes and features a number of back-end innovations.

This ad-supported site is a test-bed for various Ruby on Rails techniques and is frequently updated with new features and content.

Simantov International

simantov-international.com Simantov International

Fingermouse designed and developed a customised back end for Simantov, a well-known Jewish matchmaking organisation, which allows their matchmakers to find the best possible matches and track interviews, feedback and communication.

The site is truly international in scope and is available in several languages, each of which are handled by the custom Ruby on Rails system to make the experience of switching languages as transparent as possible.

Single Christians

singlechristians.co.uk Single Christians

Fingermouse designed and built a completely customised Ruby on Rails back-end for this site which highlights academic research on singleness amongst UK Christians.

The front end was also designed and developed by Fingermouse, based around some initial provided sketches which were turned into a working, interactive site.

Walkerstone

walkerstone.com Walkerstone

Fingermouse designed and built the Walkerstone website based on an initial design, which has been updated several times. The back end of the site is custom-built to allow users to access online training material, which can be free or purchased through a payment gateway.

SkillRise

skillrise.co.uk Skillrise

A project for Walkerstone (above), Skillrise is a training system which allows users to review training material, submit their own written material and have it assessed by administrators.

The Skillrise system is currently being used by the NHS Property Services and various departments within SSE (formerly Scottish and Southern Electric).

Performance Actors

performanceactors.co.uk Performance Actors

Fingermouse designed a new logo, colour scheme and visual identity for Performance Actors Agency, a co-operative acting agency based in London.

Useful Donkey Theatre Company

usefuldonkeytheatre.co.uk usefuldonkey

Fingermouse designed a new logo and visual identify for the Useful Donkey Theatre Company. Fingermouse also worked to develop a new website in an art-deco style.

The Ambrose Clinic

susieambroseclinic.com susieambroseclinic

The Ambrose Clinic needed a simple WordPress-based website to highlight their services. Fingermouse implemented several customised templates and designed a very basic visual identity for the clinic.

Antony Dunn (Poet)

antonydunn.org Antony Dunn

A basic site allowing Antony, a published poet and actor, to highlight his publications and activities. The site is updated via a CMS and was designed to be straightforward to use.

Sherwood Forest Community Church

sfcc.org.uk sherwoodforest

A new site for SFCC, a local church who needed a new logo and a new look to their website. The site features a back-end CMS to update content regularly, and the logo/logotype was designed from scratch to closer represent the church in the community.

"Speak Out" Challenge!

speakoutchallenge.com speakoutchallengetrainers

This site for SpeakersBank Ltd promotes the "Speak Out" Challenge! - a public speaking workshop and competition running in schools in all London boroughs.

Fingermouse designed and built the web-based admin system for Challenge Trainers. It allows trainers to log feedback for each session, view stats and generate invoices. A master invoice system allows the sponsoring organisation to be invoiced at the end of each term.

Fingermouse also designed and developed workbooks, certificates, brochures, bookmarks and cards for use in schools, and has developed the Speak Out Challenge logo.

Christian Connection

christianconnection.com Christian Dating

This popular Christian Dating site brings together Christians from across the UK and features a range of searching and matching technologies. Fingermouse is currently involved with the site being rewritten from scratch using Ruby on Rails.

Fingermouse built the original graphical front end and developed a consistent look across the site, which has grown and seen extra features added over the years.

This site has been featured many times in the National Press and in the media, and is the UK's most frequently visited Christian website.

Greenbelt Festivals

greenbelt.org.uk greenbelt

Fingermouse was involved with Greenbelt Festivals since the very first website for the organisation, and oversaw a number of changes from a single page of information to a full database-backed system.

The original back-end database was developed to allow Greenbelt office staff to update every aspect of the site, including rearranging sections as the organisation itself changes.

True Blue Tech

truebluetech.co.uk truebluetech

A simple shop site connected to PayPal's shopping cart system. The site was quickly developed and uses some fast workarounds to get a few quite complicated jobs done very simply.

The shop specialises in selling new technology, and particularly motorcycle headsets using Bluetooth.

CMJ UK

cmj.org.uk cmjuk

A new site for CMJ (Churches Ministry among Jewish people) in the UK. The site features a customised CMS allowing office staff to update the site quickly and easily.

Riding Lights Theatre Company

ridinglights.org ridinglights

Riding Lights is a theatre company based in York who use their website to promote new shows and provide information about the company.

The CMS was built entirely in Perl using a flat-file database which still powered the main parts of the site until very recently.