Hydra Creative

Award winning digital agency specialising in web design & development, digital marketing, graphic design and video. Start your project with us today.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Founded: 2009
Staff: 16


Web Design
Graphic Design
Digital Marketing
Tata Steel
Kontakt Hub
Radio News Hub
RMC Media
AJR Aviation
Airmaster Air Conditioning
ProHealthcare CPD

and 8 more

Sector Experience

Animation for the web
graphic design
Online Video
web development
Web Design
Packaging and Retail Design

Divergent Audio Group - E-commerce Websites

The Brief

Divergent Audio Group came to us to help them update two of their e-commerce websites, adding in advanced functionality which could be easily built on in the future. Both sites needed to be easy to use from both admin and end-user point of view.

Each site has its own specific target audiences and had to appeal to the developers creating new audio samples, as well as the end users.

What We Did

As well as looking good, the sites needed to work extremely hard, with a secure payment system, that would allow customers to easily purchase products. We paid particular attention to the user experience and journeys of each of their target audiences, building in intuitive search and filter functions and additional functionality, including reviews, wish lists, promo codes, currency converters, to engage with users and enhance their journey through the site.

The sites integrate with a major cloud storage service, providing a secure way of hosting the downloadable material available for purchase. Buyers can explore sample clips before they buy, thanks to our bespoke audio player, which even generates a sound wave automatically from each track.

We created a set of clearly defined admin roles, each with a unique level of access, within the bespoke CMS. Certain admin roles are responsible for adding new content, whereas others take on a sales function; with the ability to up-sell and cross sell products through the bundles feature we created. These offers can be time-limited, with an auto-expiry feature, reducing the amount of time admin needs to spend working on the site updates.


The new websites are attractive, appealing and effective. Their complex functionality and careful design mean that they're futureproofed - as the business grows, so can the sites, without requiring a full redesign and build.

The sites are now busy hubs where buyers and developers can come together and interact - buyers can even follow their favourite developers and be alerted when they release new products, encouraging repeat visits and purchases.


Divergent Audio Group