Herd win TWO UK Dev Awards 2023!

Herd win TWO UK Dev Awards 2023!

Our talented Herd are celebrating with a Fizz Friday today as the news is just in that we scooped not one but two awards at this year's UK Dev awards! 

The annual UK Dev awards celebrate the very best in all things digital, from UX, technical, coders and designers. They award the top accolades to the best teams who are optimising user experiences, improving accessibility, and smashing technological innovations. 

Directors holding UK Dev award winners badge

Shortlisted submissions & finalists

Dozens of brands and agencies competed across 25 categories. All THREE submissions for our work with our table top gaming experience partner Steamforged Games Ltd made it to the finals:  

🖥️ B2C Website of the Year - Igniting passion amongst tabletop gaming fans worldwide!

🛍️ Best Deployment of an eCommerce Platform - Shopify Plus multi-territory platform propels global eCommerce sales.

⚙️Best Site Migration -Transformational Shopify Plus migration exhilirates roleplaying fans across the globe.

View the full shortlist

Tim holding UK Dev award finalist badge

Award winning submissions

Competition was tough this year with a record number of entries, but we were delighted to scoop not only a first prize but also a silver award:

WINNER : 🖥️ B2C Website of the Year - Igniting passion amongst tabletop gaming fans worldwide! 

SILVER AWARD: ⚙️Best Site Migration -Transformational Shopify Plus migration exhilirates roleplaying fans across the globe.

View the other 2023 winners

Tim holding UK Dev award winners trophy

Why we entered

Following the migration to Shopify Plus and the launch of a fully responsive custom rebuild with complex integrations and outstanding UX, Steamforged soon started to reap the rewards of their new eCommerce site.

The results? We've seen outstanding performance in the first few months following launch with an impressive 126% uplift in conversions and 268% in global revenue increase!

Our Shopify expert developers and performance marketing strategists have positioned Steamforged at the forefront of the global table-top gaming sector, safeguarding their future globally. 

Read more about this project in our Steamforged Case Study

Final thoughts

We are super proud of the outstanding and innovative work our talented team of Shopify developers are producing to design and craft bespoke Shopify & Shopify Plus stores, driving unrivalled results for our partners across the globe. Managing Director, Tim Powell expressed his delight at the award ceremony:

"To win Best UK B2C website of the year and silver for best site migration is amazing. I'm extremely proud to be collecting these awards on behalf of our team of expert Shopify Plus developers who push boundaries to deliver ground-breaking eCommerce solutions for our client partners everyday. It's so satisfying to see that everyone's hard work and dedication is being rewarded at a national level, and to win not one but two awards tonight is the icing on the cake!"

This is why we're a leading Shopify Plus partner agency, known for #GrowingShopifyGiants and have our eyes firmly fixed on the prize of becoming the best Shopify Plus performance agency in the UK. 


About the author

Jo Silverwood

Jo Silverwood, Head of International

Our Head of International is a Hull University graduate with a BA in Hispanic Studies and lived in Spain for a year. Jo speaks Spanish, Italian, French and is currently learning German.
She has 20+ years combined experience in Communications, Marketing and export sales, combined with a passion for languages, exploring other cultures and worldwide travel.

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