Author Archives: Team Ratio

Ratio Joins Globant

News May 4, 2017 by

Big news! We are excited to announce that Ratio has been acquired by Globant (NYSE: GLOB), an amazing Digital Services company that is expanding its footprint in North America. For over a decade Ratio has been creating digital experiences for every screen from our studio in Seattle; we’ve been fortunate to work with amazing clients who include Netflix, HBO, Yahoo, Ooyala, Dolby and many, many more.  With …

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VR – The New Frontier

Design News Strategy October 17, 2016 by

2007 was a big year, especially for interaction design. The introduction of the iPhone was the first time we combined a touch screen with the phone. It was also the first time the phone was hooked up to a world of content. We didn’t know what sorts of content would be built for it and …

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Adobe Max 2014 – A breathtaking experience

Design October 21, 2014 by

Last week I represented Ratio at the annual Adobe MAX Creative Conference in Los Angeles. Over 5,000 creatives attended, seeking inspiration, to meet new creatives and be the first to see Adobe’s newest features. The conference was held at the convention center in downtown LA, talk about a massive venue! A breathtaking experience As soon as the …

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The Battle for Interactive Prototyping

Design September 19, 2014 by

There has been a continuing demand in the design world for a tool that allows designers to quickly test out interactions. Currently there are a multitude of options, but none that seemingly deliver an easily consumable interface, as well as real time interaction. The design team at Ratio spent the last few days trying out …

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Redlines, Trampolines and special sauce

Culture Design News September 12, 2014 by

Standing in the elevator going up to Ratio for the first time, I just about threw up. I was a nervous wreck. I had my laptop, iPad, backup external hard drive, backup backup flash drive, and backup backup backup paper-bound portfolio, just in case something happened. I was on my way for an interview with …

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Ratio in a bottle

Culture Design August 1, 2014 by

Ratio has its own brewery! Well, not quite, but we did make our own beer. As a little experiment for our CRUX (Creative/UX) team one of our designers, Matt Flores, whipped up some home brew so we could collaborate on some awesome label designs. We wanted the opportunity to break out of our bounds a little …

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Smartwatches! Ratio’s latest design challenge

Design News May 26, 2014 by

If you could design a new Smart Watch from scratch how would you do it? That was the question posed to the Ratio design team for our first internal competition. We were given free reign to make a concept for a Smart Watch interface without having to worry about pesky real-world limitations like budget, usability …

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App Connectivity Through Multipeer Connectivity & iBeacon

Design Development News April 28, 2014 by

We hosted our first iOS Meetup at Ratio on April 24. When trying to nail down a topic, we wanted to talk about technologies that we were really excited about. We chose to share our knowledge and experiences on two new technologies that iOS 7 introduced, Multipeer Connectivity​ and iBeacon. Multipeer Connectivity lets us create …

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