• "We hit deadlines and came in under budget. Website visits have increased 40% since our launch in December and our conversion rates have tripled!"

    Naomi McDonald

    Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota

    Naomi McDonald
    Naomi McDonald
  • "The team at Origin Eight has exceeded my expectations throughout every phase of our project. Their talent runs deep, from design and development to project management — they have been a pleasure to work with and put me at ease knowing our site is in such capable hands."

    Sarah Bartlett


    Sarah Bartlett
    Sarah Bartlett

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  • Seth O. Viebrock

    Seth O. Viebrock

    Founder & CEO

  • Brian Michaelis CTO

    Brian Michaelis

    Chief Technical Officer

  • Laura Palmen

    Laura Palmen

    Director of Operations

  • Peter Sohal

    Peter Sohal

    Director of Interactive Marketing & Community Outreach

  • Heather Eriole

    Heather Eriole

    Account and Project Manager

  • Justin Johnson

    Justin Johnson

    Lead Developer & Designer

  • Chin Kiong, Ng (CK)

    Chin Kiong, Ng (CK)

    Lead Architect

  • Megan McDermott

    Megan McDermott

    Designer & Developer

We Unite Tech and Marketing into a Single Force for Growth

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Unparalleled Technical Excellence

  • We are the technical muscle for many challenging, complex and large-scale projects. 

  • We're experts and veterans in the Drupal and WordPress communities.

  • We are driven by highly-technical leadership and agile methodologies.

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Marketing & Creative Leaders

  • We're designers, digital marketing strategists and user experience professionals with technical and analytical backgrounds. 

  • We excel at both design and implementation. We often receive support, rescue or redesign projects from vendors that only excelled at one.

  • We create websites built for digital marketing and driving growth. Look elsewhere for brochureware. 

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We Mesh With Your Team

  • We're incredibly responsive, helpful and proactive.

  • We're a young-hearted, fun and friendly team focused on client experience.

  • Our communication channels allow us to become part of your team.

Why We Optimize

> Few take advantage of the full marketing and sales potential of their website.

> There is always more to do to keep boosting growth and increasing target market engagement. 

> The cycle wherein a website is redesigned every few years is broken and outdated. Continual optimization is key.

How We Optimize

> We design and build new beautiful websites with growth in mind, future-proofing against redesigns.

> We reduce design & technical debt on existing websites.

> Boost conversion rates and improve user experience.

> Increase traffic and marketing value.

> Test incremental optimizations on a continual basis to continuously drive growth.

> Build with open-source, future-focused solutions like Drupal and WordPress.