Design + Technology

Design + Technology

Covalent is an international design and development firm. We work with startups, large enterprises, and mid-sized organizations to make technology work for people.

Services and Capabilities

User Experience

Research | Design | Innovation | Training | Consulting 

Designing products that people love doesn’t happen by accident – it’s the result of a process that integrates research with iterative design. User Experience is “a person’s perceptions and responses that result from the use or anticipated use of a product, system or service”. It can be either good or bad – and given choices, customers prefer good experiences. 

Covalent offers User Experience Design services allowing organizations to gain insights early in a project, design a competitive experience, and communicate specifications for development.

User Experience Services

  • Generative Research
    • Card Sorting
    • Surveys
    • Interviews
    • Ethnographic Research
    • Contextual Inquiry
  • Usability Testing
  • Rapid Iteration
  • Wire framing
  • Clickable Prototypes
  • Innovation Workshop Facilitation


Covalent’s technology capabilities deliver reliable, defect-free solutions for clients of all sizes. If you can dream it, we can build it. We work with a variety of technologies to help clients achieve their business goals. A brief summary of our preferred technologies is listed below.

Programming Languages

Markup Languages: HTML5, XML
Style Sheet Language: CSS3
Programming Languages: JavaScript, PHP, Ruby
Libraries: jQuery, React
Runtime Environments: Node.js
Data Interchange: JSON
Other Web Development Techniques: AJAX, APIs, Web Services 

Platforms + Frameworks

Mobile Frameworks: React Native, PhoneGap, Ionic
Web Frameworks: AngularJS, Bootstrap4, KnockoutJS, CodeIgniter
Web Servers: Apache
RDBMS (Relational Database Management System): MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL
Cloud Platforms: AWS (Amazon Web Services), Azure
E-Commerce Platforms: Magento 1, Magento 2, Shopify, Prestashop, Squarespace, WooCommerce
Content Management Systems (CMS): WordPress


For more than two decades, the talent at Covalent has provided design and technology solutions for the world’s largest firms as well as startups, in a variety of industries.

Contact Us

Covalent is located at the Bounce Innovation Hub in downtown Akron, Ohio.

526 S Main St
Akron, OH 44311


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