Code Rodeo Advancement Project LA

We are a small and nimble design, development, branding, marketing, and social media management agency based in the Arts District DTLA. NEW WEBSITE IMPROVES ACCESS FOR ALL

Our Team

Kari Svendsboe

kari “Making your web dreams come true, one div at a time.”

Founder, Head Cowgirl, Chief Code Wrangler

Zelda Lin

kevin “There, I fixed it.”

Founder, Art Director, Lead Developer

Linden Goh

linden “My circus, my monkeys.”

Founder, Digital Rodeo Ringleader

Kevin Talbot

kevin “Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, I do all of it!”

Social Strategist, East Coast Client Manager

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Services

Our bag of tricks includes:

  • full stack web development
  • responsive design
  • graphic design
  • UX/UI design
  • WordPress development
  • app development
  • custom CMS development
  • custom database development
  • branding
  • content and digital strategy
  • creative content development
  • copywriting
  • social media and digital marketing
  • SEO
  • quality assurance
  • website maintenance

Clients

Culture Pop
DesignGood
The Walt Disney Corporation
Doceri
Glow Santa Monica
Game Show Network
Invest Southwest
Local Motors
MIT
NIRI Houston
Noodle.org
Ovation TV
POM Wonderful
SP Controls
Venture Madness
VO|CO
IT Support Guys
Community Partners
Access Books
Mark Seliger Studio
Fallen Fruit
El Cid
BRG Sports
Advancement Project

About Code Rodeo

Code Rodeo is a creative agency for digital projects that matter.

We make beautifully designed, custom built websites and applications in partnership with our clients. We take a personal approach to digital strategy and marketing.

Our clients are most often in the tech, media and creative industries. However, we aim to devote 30% of our work to non-profit organizations whose goals align with our own.

We’re a small team by design and we choose to work on projects we’re invested in, doing the things that we do best. We like to think of ourselves as partners, rather than just another agency.

We also provide white label services to agencies, handling specialty tasks and overflow work seamlessly.

If you need something outside our toolbox, we work with an extended network of friends, creatives, and partner agencies to expand our scope of services.

We are proud to be a women and POC owned agency.

Advancement Project is a next generation, multiracial civil rights organization. They champion the struggle for greater equity and opportunity for all, fostering upward mobility in communities most impacted by economic and racial injustice, by using data-driven policy solutions, creating innovative tools and working alongside communities to ignite social transformation.

Civil rights activists, not security experts.

Advancement Project came to Code Rodeo in the wake of Drupalgeddon, the vulnerability that compromised millions of Drupal websites worldwide. They were a civil rights organisation, not security experts, and concerns over the security of their website were getting in the way of their real work – championing economic and racial equality.

Greater usability leads to greater equity and opportunity for all.

In discussing possible solutions, we found that their Drupal website was not meeting the organization’s needs. Staff found the CMS unintuitive and were consequently not updating the site, which had also not seen a design update in many years. If we had to address their Drupalgeddon issues, we saw it as an opportunity to redesign the site, restructure their information architecture to improve the site’s usability, implement a responsive design for mobile optimization, and to migrate to a WordPress platform to make it easier for staff to maintain and update the site. A new design with a brighter color palette invited users to the site and made it feel less institutional, and now reflects the organization’s outlook of hope and optimism.

Helping our clients help others.

Advancement Project now has a website they find easy to use and that has given them greater control over their content. That content is now easier to find, navigate and read, improving access to the communities they serve.