Author Archives: Thrillworks

Web Production Assistant

Are you looking for a fun and challenging career in the field of website development?  We are currently looking for a full-time Web Production Assistant to join our team.  Thrillworks offers a fun, casual environment with excellent employee perks like flexible hours, a fully-stocked kitchen and medical benefits.  Take a look at what this position …

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System Administrator

THRILLWORKS IS LOCATED IN ***BURLINGTON***Ontario APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A COVER LETTER DETAILING HOW THEY FEEL THEIR SKILLS MEET OUR NEEDS. The System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. …

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Front End Web Developer

Thrillworks is looking for a stunning Front End Developer to join our team in Burlington, Ontario. At Thrillworks you will build web apps and sites for some of Canada’s most beloved and recognized brands in a fast paced environment that fosters learning, and exposure to a wide variety of technologies. We want to hear from you …

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Best Practices for Creating Optimized Web Content – H1 Tags

August 22, 2013 H1 tags have a similar function to the title tag of a webpage. Relevant headings help users and search engines understand your content by using applicable keywords and a succinct top-level message for the page. A good heading should speak the language of the audience, catch their attention and offer value. Misuse …

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Thrillworks Inc. Ranks on the PROFIT 500 for the Third Year in a Row!

June 3, 2013 PROFIT Magazine released their list today and we ranked No. 168 on the 25th annual PROFIT 500. The PROFIT 500 is the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the Summer issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five …

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New instruments for the Czech National Symphony Orchestra

May 24, 2013 Good thing I got that new tuxedo for my smartphone! Not only is this advertising campaign genius but it also sends a very strong message – the smartphone is no longer just a business tool. Smartphones have transcended existing stereotypes and infiltrated the less obvious markets, like the Orchestra. Hello Bank! a …

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Best Practices for Creating Optimized Web Content – URLs

May 21, 2013 Ranking well requires well-constructed and relevant URLs that describe a site and page to visitors and search engines. Constructing an optimized URL can lead to better crawling of your documents by search engines and also aids usability. A URL consists of many components – http://subdomain.domain.com/folder/subfolder/pg URLs should be descriptive and brief. If …

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We won THREE 2013 Communicator Awards of Distinction!

May 6, 2013 We’re at it again! For the second year in a row Thrillworks has been awarded multiple Communicator Awards for the work we do. We always strive to deliver our best work on every project but it is still so exciting when that work is appreciated and acknowledged by others in the industry …

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Google Releases Universal Analytics to all Google Analytics users

April 26, 2013 In October 2012 Google released their limited beta of Universal Analytics to large enterprises to allow them to integrate their data and get a more complete vision of their marketing funnel. It’s no secret that consumer behaviour has changed significantly over the years. Consumers today use multiple devices to interact with your …

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Best Practices for Creating Optimized Web Content – Meta Description

April 19, 2013 There has been a lot of discussion that Meta Descriptions are no longer an important part of building a website. We are here to debunk that myth. Meta descriptions are about 155 characters long and appear in search engine results and with links shared on social media sites. The meta description is …

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Andy Patrick – Inspiration online AND in print

April 5, 2013 In October we announced that our designer Andy Patrick would have his personal site represented in Patrick McNeil’s The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Volume 3. Our copy has been delivered! He inspires us daily and now he will be inspiring the masses. We are proud of Andy and this amazing accomplishment. Get …

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Best Practices for Creating Optimized Web Content – Page Titles

March 28, 2013 Page Titles <title> The page title is the most important of on-page keyword elements. People often misconstrue page titles as being just the text that appears in the top of the browser window. They are actually much more than that. Page titles are used by Search Engines as the display title for …

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Burlington #1 in MoneySense’s Best Places to Live in Canada 2013

We’ve been saying it for years, and now it’s finally been proven. MoneySense magazine have published their 8th annual list of Best Places to Live in Canada 2013. Burlington ranked #1 in the top Mid-sized cities to live in Canada. MoneySense looks at all the data about the communities that offer the best overall quality …

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