Rêve DEV Client Services

Since 2010, Rêve Academy’s Student-Run Businesses have served clients of all sizes, ranging from small local businesses to national brands. Our approach blends human-centered design with the unique skills and perspectives of urban youth. The result is excellent work, satisfied clients, and interns who are more prepared for their future careers.

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Content Management

Don’t have time to update your content as often as you’d like? We can keep your business assets fresh, organized, and updated, whether they consist of a single blog or a complex multi-site system.

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Website Design

Need a stunning new website? We can do that, too. In fact, we can dream up and implement designs that will please the most discerning client—all at a competitive rate.

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Print & Digital Marketing

Our team wants to help you communicate with your stakeholders effectively. Whether you need eye-catching business cards, brochures, or online banners, we’re the perfect partner.

Rêve DEV is truly a Student-Run Business

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“Student-Run”

It’s our students who have made Student-Run Businesses a success. Alongside Rêve team members and Digiteers, they communicate with clients, manage projects, incorporate your feedback, and present the final product.

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“Business”

Rêve Academy is in the business of creating digital talent of the future. But that requires money. By partnering with Student-Run Businesses, you’re helping us earn income that we invest back into students.

Our interns are equipped with technical skills to meet your business needs.

Students use industry best practices and top-of-the-line software to bring your project to life. Whether the task is managing content on Drupal, creating a website from scratch on WordPress or designing your next brochure using Adobe Creative Cloud, our students are prepared.

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When you work with Rêve Academy, you get to do good for the community and feel great about your finished work. If that sounds appealing, get in touch for a free quote.

Clients are thrilled with the products—and process.

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“The interns did great work and tackled tasks beyond the skillset I had expected…always remaining upbeat, enthusiastic and willing to help.”

–Jeff Needham, YMCA Digital Team

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“Rêve first listens to your needs and then delivers quality personalized web solutions. We couldn’t be more pleased by Rêve’s professionalism, urgency, and of course the final outcome!”

–Emma Davenport, Manager WCHS

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“Jump at the opportunity to work with Rêve DEV. You’re going to get a great product and you’re going to be able to give young people an opportunity to learn and grow. Its a total double bottom line.”

–Michelle Horowitz, Appetite for Change
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Content Management

Typical Services

Updating web content

SEO optimization

Creating new webpages

Artifact management

— Client Success —

The Business Need

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities didn’t have the capacity to update some of their digital content. They wanted a partner who was not only aligned with their mission, but one who could effectively meet their business need.

The Work

Updated amenities for 22 branches
Updated class schedules
Updated Youth Intervention Services webpages
Created internal links to improve SEO
Monitored online reviews via Google, Yelp, Bing, and Foursquare

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Website Design

Typical Services

Creating sitemap

Choosing a theme

Uploading content

Websites primarily built in WordPress

— Client Success —

The Business Need

The Wadena County Humane Society needed to demonstrate its impact on the community. They also hoped to increase engagement with donors, volunteers and adoptive pet parents.

The Solution

Rêve Academy interns designed a brand new website with engaging content, high-quality pictures, and dynamic functionality.

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Print & Digital Marketing

Typical Services

Brochures

Business cards

Posters and flyers

Social media ads and banners

— Client Success —

The Business Need

Appetite for Change, a Minneapolis-based non-profit, needed to update its brand identity, develop new printed marketing materials, and redesign its website.

The Solution

Rêve Academy interns designed worked closely with AFC leaders to produce new brochures, postcards, and business cards and, in partnership with the Nerdery, complete a website refresh.

Ready to get started? Just fill out our Partnership Inquiry form. It’s simple and doesn’t commit you to anything.