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Vector & Happy Cog. Together.

Today we’re announcing that Vector Media Group has acquired Happy Cog, weaving together two incredibly talented teams to further expand our offerings and reach. You’ll be hearing a lot more from us over the coming weeks and months about how we're combining forces, but in the meantime, we look forward to continuing to bring our passionate and imaginative ideas and solutions to life.

Vector & Happy Cog. Better together.

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Sports Endeavors (soccer.com)

Incremental design wins for the World Cup

Soccer.com

soccer.com navigation design refresh

Happy Cog worked with Sports Endeavors, Inc. (SEI)—the largest soccer, lacrosse, and rugby retailer in the world—on a quick-win redesign of key elements of the user experience for soccer.com, the leading online retail outlet for customizable soccer gear. Currently, over 60,000 items are sold through their catalog and website.

Our work on the project began a few months before the 2014 World Cup. Since soccer.com anticipated a significant increase in revenue during the lead-up to this event, we knew we’d have to work quickly to create the most value in a short timeframe. Due to its vast inventory, soccer.com’s website needed to encourage efficient, hassle-free ordering for its large customer base.

Happy Cog focused first on crafting a content strategy that maximized soccer.com’s content findability. We then re-imagined the site’s navigational structure to work on all screen sizes, accomplished by creating a mobile navigation and streamlined information architecture consistent with their existing design system.

Lastly, our front-end development had to work across a shared code base for both soccer.com and lacrosse.com. We worked with their team to implement styles that would have the most impact and measurable performance results across both platforms.