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San Mateo Freelance Graphic Designers

Browse these freelance graphic designers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Mateo.

OMc Design Group
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Paul B.
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OMc Design Group is to recommend and far apart from other graphic design professionals in the sense of creativity, cost effectiveness, reliability, marketing thinking and the wide range of services they can offer with stunning solutions from a simple logo to a complex commercial.

Jamie Mendoza Design
4.6
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Santhosh C.
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It was an awesome experience for us as a startup to have a great designer who worked with passion to develop our product. We are really thankful for his work towards GetVu

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Olivia Wheeler Design
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ezekiel W.
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Olivia is an exceptional talent! Her innate creativity and attention to the customer's needs are tremendous. Olivia's skills were way beyond what I needed, but she was still happy to create several info graphics and a business logo for me which has received COUNTLESS compliments. Price was very reasonable and her turn around was lightning fast. Olivia has a great eye for design as well as a great ear to hear what the customer wants & needs. She combines these qualities to create a product you never knew was possible! Not only is Olivia a professional designer, she is also a genuinely awesome person! I will continue to use Olivia's services in the future and I recommend you do the same.

Logan Digital Design
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Angela S.
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I was looking for a graphic designer to take my infographic to the next level. Michelle did more than that, not only did she stay with the concept I wanted, she made my infographic "pop," adding much needed flow and dimension. I love the finished product and cannot stop staring at it! My classmates love her work after seeing my infographic and hired her to help them on their infographics! I highly recommend Michelle to anyone that needs help with graphics. She exceeded my expectations and I will most definitely work with her again on future projects.

Bri Bruce Productions
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Deah R.
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Bri provided a friendly, reliable, and quality design service for several personal and professional projects. I had a great experience while working with her and I would highly recommend her to others in need of any graphic design work!

Paper Bash Designs
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ludmilla B.
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Xenia and I have worked on a bimonthly church newsletter for the past three years. While I am the editor, Xenia is the art designer, creating beautiful pages for our readers to enjoy both online and in print. Xenia is very talented in laying out copy, selecting proper fonts, adding color when appropriate, and designing unique banners for the opening page. She has never missed a deadline and is a pleasure to work with.

KhoshDesign
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sandy H.
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Homeyra is a talented artist and graphic design professional. Homeyra always delivers quality designs on time, asks great questions, and consistently exceeds her client's expectations. I look forward to partnering with her on future projects and am pleased to give her an enthusiastic recommendation.

ApplewoodRevolt
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Joe S.
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once again great graphic work from jose non stop media group inc has more work for you next show march 9th club allure queens lic ny www.nonstopentertain.com

DesignCo Marketing, Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kim K.
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Kelli Pearson is a wonderful ad designer, artist, graphic designer and map maker. She has personally designed magazine ads for my Ox Bow Marina and Korth's Pirates Lair Marina in the Sacramento Delta area that boosted our business berth rental sales. Her ads had lots of eye appeal and helped to market our business to our boating customers. In other advertising design areas, she has worked closely with the California Delta Chambers & Visitor's Bureau and designed a 60-page color Travel Guide Brochure in which she helped create many of the local Chamber business ads and she designed the entire brochure into a very polished professional piece. She is a delight to work with and always listens well to the concerns of her customers. I give her a high rating for her exceptional talent as an artist as well as her excellent eye for designing excellent business ads.

HighPoint Design
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Kristine L.
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Working with HighPoint Design is always a joy. Mike is an incredible design talent with a sense for brand that makes communication a breeze. I've worked with HighPoint Design on both large and small projects and would not hesitate to recommend them to any organization in need of graphic design services. You will NOT be disappointed.

Mad Dog Design, Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Debra C.
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I have worked with Michelle for over 5 years on a variety of projects including infographic design, whitepaper layouts, website design/programming, and logo/stationery design. She never fails to deliver creative and practical solutions based on the requirements of a particular project. Highly recommended!

PosterBoy
5.0
from 1 review
  • 13 years in business
Rene S.
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I've been doing business with PosterBoy for about three years now, and it's been a great decision. PosterBoy has provided me with great quality prints/posters and what is more important in this economy, good value. PosterBoy doesn't stop until my wishes had bee fulfilled. Sincerely, A Very Happy Customer.

About

As a graphic designer who has a love for print and typography, I believe that less is more, and simplicity is always a key.

About

Hi, I'm Harrison Pollock, a graphic designer, illustrator, and videographer based in San Francisco, California. I am a graduate of the California College of the Arts graphic design program and have had the opportunity to work with many Bay Area companies including Volume Inc., The American Conservatory Theater, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Jensen Architects, and more.

  • 14 years in business
About

I'm a newly-minted San Franciscan or a recovering New Yorker. Either way you put it, I've lived in two very inspiring cities working as a graphic designer with over 10 years under my belt. In that time, I've cultivated skills and a vision to create hardworking designs -- everything from simple online banners to an entire suite of marketing materials.

  • 12 years in business
About

Marketing A La Carte, Inc. is a full-service strategic freelance marketing communications firm, offering businesses and organizations of all sizes project-by-project marketing solutions. We help our clients with creative concepts, branding, graphic design, print management, mail and distribution services, copy writing, proofreading and of course editing, making sure your concise copy is tighter, more efficient, and more grammatically correct. Need a long document in Word formatted correctly, we can help you. Have an annual report that came to you in bits and pieces and now you need it to be formatted and look good- we can help. Call us today.

About

We are a full-service graphic design and screen printing production house. From small-run designs to large scale production, we do everything in-house to minimize lag time. We also offer in-house embroidery, as well as private labeling services. We are truly a one-stop-shop.

About

I take a piece of coal and make it into a diamond! I make ideas tangible for my clients, what once was just a thought all of a sudden becomes reality. I am not an artist, I am a designer. I will not be the designer showing up with thumbnails, I strive to create things that are clear and to the point. My concepts have a begging middle and an end. All in all, I enjoy what I do and it shows in my work.

  • 17 years in business
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My work is impressive and has a different feel, some say that it seemingly glows.

About

I am a freelance web graphic (UI/UX) designer who offers web design, graphic and consulting services to professionals, start-ups and small businesses in Berkeley and San Francisco Bay area.

About

I am here for your graphic/web design & photography needs. I specialise in logos, photography, & editorial design, but work in all areas. from business cards to business branding.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why should you hire a web designer?

Your website is often the first thing your customers see when they’re searching for a business or service on the web. As the face of your organization, your website needs to be attractive and functional, offering the latest features that users now expect. To plan and design a site that both reflects your company’s mission and values and appeals to customers takes a professional web designer. While free online services can help people set up websites, web designers can provide a unique solution made specifically to meet customers’ personal or business needs.

Most web designers offer a wide variety of services to make your website aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. Modern web design must be mobile-friendly and scalable, capable of expanding to include a blog, social media sites, and even video streaming; web designers are experts at integrating various web technologies. They can build the site, add functionality, test it, launch it on a live server, and track and maintain its performance.

In addition to web design and graphic design, some web design providers also offer development and security services, including search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing and management, logo design, site maintenance, domain registration and hosting, protection against malware, and digital marketing and content services.

What makes a good logo design?

A good logo is an easily identifiable, memorable image that represents your brand. A good logo design aligns with your business model and expresses your company’s core values. A good logo design is simple, appealing, and easy for customers and viewers to quickly process. Some of the key components of a great logo are type, color palette and design. The scale, font and arrangement of the text you select will all make a difference in the feel and representation of your brand. A graphic designer will help you home in on the colors that best represent your identity and help you keep the color palette simple. The design of your logo includes the shapes you select and the way the color and type are arranged together. Investing in the services of a professional to create your logo design is likely a smart investment for any size business. Nationally, the average price range for a logo designer ranges from $170 to $250.

How much do web designers charge?

The average cost for hiring a web designer varies greatly depending on the scope of the work, which may range from building a site from scratch to rebranding an existing one, as well as the amount of content and graphics the designer will create. In general, the more complex the project, the more time the design agency will have to spend. Because web designers often work on an hourly basis, the longer the project, the higher the costs; you can count on the web designer spending at minimum 10 hours to create a very basic website with just a handful of pages with few elements. Prices also depend on the designer’s skill set, the process, and the company’s rates. In general, the national average cost for a basic website package starts at $500, but a customized website can cost as much as $2,000 or more. Here are typical average hourly rates, broken out by the complexity of the work:

  • Basic layout and user interface: $15-$40 per hour
  • Content management system design: $20-$50 per hour
  • Custom website design with custom code: $45-$75 per hour

What should you look for in a website designer?

A professional web designer creates the look and feel of your website, collaborating with you to choose colors, creating logos and other branding materials, establishing page layouts, and creating sample pages. An important part of web design is making sure the site is functional, meets your goals, and is easy for users to navigate. When you’re looking to hire a web designer, start by reviewing the person’s portfolio. Look for samples of work that match what you envision for your website, including experience building the types of pages or features you want. Make sure the web designer is familiar with your industry and understands both industry trends and web design trends — an old-fashioned or out-of-touch site will turn customers away rather than intrigue them.

Because web designers tend to work as freelancers on a project basis, they must be excellent communicators, willing to manage their own work, and available on your schedule. Some critical skills, such as working collaboratively and responding enthusiastically to feedback, aren’t core to good web design, but make working with a web designer much easier. Finally, look for a web designer who has cross-functional knowledge, such as understanding marketing and conversion rate optimization in addition to web design.

What do you look for in a web design company?

The web design company you choose must be able to interpret your company’s mission and identity and turn it into an appealing website that connects with potential customers. They must help you reach your target audience and meet your business goals. A web design agency should have on staff both talented web designers, with fresh ideas and extensive technical and creative skills, and a marketing team that knows how to drive traffic to your site, encourage visitor engagement, and convert visitors into customers. Web designers should be able to build in search optimization and integrate your site with a content management system and e-commerce tools. Look, too, for a website design company that understands responsive design and can optimize your website for mobile devices and desktop browsers. The right web design company understand current design and website trends, has experience building sites in a variety of industries (not just yours), and has an expansive portfolio of live websites. Finally, don’t simply hire the cheapest bidder — in web design, as in all things, you get what you pay for.

Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.