A page quickly mocked up to demonstrate the power of our new Sanity based page builder, all of this was mocked up and launched in 10 minutes from within the CMS.
Industry Leading TechBuilt with industry leading tools and technologies
Highly PerformantExtremely fast and performant for our users
Easy Content ManagementContent managed by an industry leading platform
ModularBuilt in a modular, lego block style with Storybook
Great FoundationA great foundation for rolling out our tech roadmap
So, what's new?
- Rebuilt from the ground up on a brand new tech stack, more details below.
- All content on the site is now managed via Sanity CMS, making updates much easier.
- The codebase is much easier to maintain and build on in the future.
- Future plans to become a full app with a shop layer and various other features.
- Bunch of awesome new features in the current version, more details below.
- Further features and tech roadmap planned out.
Built in a brand new tech stack consisting of some of the industry leading tools and technologies
Tailwind CSS - Is a CSS framework for rapid front-end scaffolding, it essentially lets us build out new modules or page templates really quickly and efficiently while sticking to our new design system rules - find out more about it here.
Sanity CMS - Is a modern, super flexible content management system, used to create this page! Almost every aspect of the new site is now editable through this interface - Find out more about it here.
Storybook - is an open source tool for building UI components and pages in isolation. It allows us to build new modules in a way that they are really re-usable, lowering technical debt - Find out more about it here.
Key New Features
> BRAND NEW DESIGN
New modern design with bespoke pages for key areas like “About”, “Careers”, “Esports” with various modular blocks we can use throughout.
> NATIVE EMBEDDABLE MEDIA
We can embed various media from the CMS, check out the example below of the autoplaying looped video.
> CAREERS LANDING PAGE
We now have a dedicated, designed careers landing page and pull our latest career opportunities into the site via Lever API.
> TWITCH LIVE STATUS
We now show when talent is live on twitch dynamically via Twitch API. Check out the example on any of the talent profiles in the esports section.
> SANITY CMS
The entire site is now editable via Sanity, a modern Content Management System that gives us a tonne of flexibility to easily create new rich content. Give us a shout on #Tech21 Slack if you would like an invite to use the CMS.
> NEW WAYS TO PUSH CONTENT
Various new ways to push content on the site, including these nice new block examples below that can link to both internal and external content.
> DARK MODE
The site has been designed and built with both dark and light modes in mind. Test it out by hitting the toggle button in the footer below.
> ESPORTS SECTION
Content rich esports section of the website where all our current roster and current talent information can be found. Check out an example by visiting our new League Of Legends team page.
> HOME PAGE “FEED”
The home page now acts as a feed where we can easily show the latest updates and releases. Check it out here.
> PARTNER CASE STUDIES
Linked from the home page and their own dedicated “Partners” page - each partner now have their own case studies to show off. Check it out in full here or check the example of our new widget below.
> GEAR INTEGRATIONS
We can now showcase our gear in various areas, such as the home page feed, as well as showcasing which gear the users favourite talent uses. Check out the example below!
Found a bug, got a feature suggestion or cool idea? Give us a shout on the #Tech21 channel on Slack or fill out the feedback form below.