Gravity Works Design

Gravity Works

About this contract

In the words of Gravity Works Design:

Gravity Works builds websites, mobile apps, and branding. We are constantly evolving, strengthening brands and bottom lines by turning “I have an idea” into “you should see this." We serve our clients—local businesses, statewide agencies, national franchises, and international nonprofits—from the heart of Old Town, Lansing.

Our MSU work includes Drupal (MSU iCER, MSU Innovations, and IPPSR) as well as Cascade Server (MSU University Services and MSU Law). We are skilled at meeting MSU brand standards, while also creating a distinct design to suit each unique unit.

The Gravity Works team combines individual strengths for extraordinary impact: secure, user-friendly, and accessible results.

Contracted services

  • Cascade
  • Drupal*
  • Wordpress

*hosting available 

Site examples

How to use this contract

Gravity Works Design is one of six web design and development suppliers that may be used by all MSU departments. The suppliers were selected through a competitive bid process and it is not necessary to bid your project again. However, it may be appropriate to bid projects of significant value. If you would like to conduct a formal bid, please contact the contract manager.

To begin work:

  1. Initiate a requisition in the Kuali Finance System (KFS) for any dollar amount.
  2. Attach the quote(s) provided from the supplier in the notes and attachments section of the requisition.
  3. Once the requisition is approved by your fiscal officer, the purchase order will be issued to the supplier—typically within one to three business days.


For a rate sheet, please contact the contract manager or request an estimate/quote from the supplier.

Contract term

Contracts will be approximately three to five years in length, beginning summer 2016.

Commodities:Web Design and Development

Contact Information

Gravity Works Design
Jeff McWherter
(517) 481-2218

Michigan State University
Contract Manager
Susan House
(517) 884-6165