PITTSBURGH, PA – September 23, 2016 – MAYA Design announced it is partnering with the Shopify Plus Partner Program to provide innovation and design services to high-growth merchants bringing ecommerce initiatives into their organization.
Shopify Plus aims to align consumer needs and commerce strategies with its fully hosted ecommerce platform as big brands shift their focus to ecommerce to develop consumer loyalty, product differentiation, and new revenue streams.
The partner program connects brands with experienced agencies to create the best online shopping experience by optimizing retail strategy, user experience (UX) design, mobile shopping, and social commerce. MAYA Design is integrating its iterative design process with the Shopify Plus platform to explore and validate new and emerging models, including D2C (direct to consumer), subscriptions, and on-demand services. MAYA’s human-centered design approach will also leverage the firm to effectively identify consumer needs and how to apply solutions for ecommerce service and experience design challenges.
MAYA sees the Shopify Plus platform as a crucial tool for accelerating the creation of scalable, authentic ecommerce solutions that help brands exceed consumer expectations for how products and services are delivered.
About MAYA Design: MAYA Design is a design consultancy and innovation lab in Pittsburgh, PA, helping organizations solve complex problems in product and service design, creative environments, strategy, and pervasive computing. MAYA’s research and work in pervasive computing has helped guide clients, such as GE, Mondelez International, PepsiCo, and Whirlpool, into the future of a connected world, spun off five companies, and inspired the book Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology.
About Shopify Plus: Shopify Plus is a world-leading enterprise ecommerce service that provides a scalable platform for merchants. Its flexibility allows brands to build and customize digital stores across multiple channels, from mobile to social media to brick-and-mortar, and provides a reliable solution to ecommerce hosting. Shopify Plus services some of the world’s most renowned brands, including Google, Red Bull, Wikipedia, and P&G.
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