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The Digital Agenda
from 37 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Elainne C.
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After speaking to several Web designers on the phone we decided to go with Rick and Tricia. What made them stand out from the others besides their work was the fact that Rick asked me questions about how I wanted my site and was very informative, something none of the other Web designers did. Throughout the whole process everything was explained in great detail and I have no complaints. I definitely recommend them and would work with them again. Excellent team! =)

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary A.
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My fault-but my computer was overtaken by malware. I started by dealing with an online firm: HUGE mistake. I asked John to take over. He fixed everything in 24 hours. Best of all he is local-just a phone call away. A+

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The Digital Detective
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Reuben L.
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The team at Digital Detective is Awesome!!! Cullen designed and programmed a phenomenal website for TicketGuard. Digital Detective can handle any task you present. Definitely HIRE Digital Detective for your web design and development.

Sunrise Pro Websites
from 22 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Naeem N.
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Arp is a awesome web designer! He's honest, patient, and real. I highly recommend him.

Siesta Marketing Group
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mary H.
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My experience with Vincent as a web designer was excellent. If what you need is a professional job well done and the least amount of stress in the process, it's worth your time to check out Siesta Marketing Group. They were able to fill the gap for me in my business.

MillerDesign Studio
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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We're actually still in progress with the project, but so far Sean has been extremely responsive, flexible, and has shown enthusiasm for the logo re-design project. Looking forward to the results!

SK Graphic Design
from 4 reviews
  • 20 years in business
D.A. P.
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SK Graphic Design played an instrumental role during the startup of my engineering business. From my website design to their continued immediate responsiveness and support, I consider them a great asset to my team.

Birch + Blossom
from 2 reviews
    Jean S.
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    Birch & Blossom provided exceptional customer service, professionalism, and unequalled design talent during all phases of my brand and logo creation. I am over the top happy with the final result. My customers are loving the new look of my blog and website. It perfectly captures the style and expression I had envisioned. Highly recommend !

    Dunckley Design LLC
    from 2 reviews
    • 9 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Dallas C.
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    I have been a client of Dunckley Design since 2009. I have worked with James on many levels both as Chair of the Venice Area Young Professionals and President of my company AAMCO Transmissions of Venice. James has developed and produced several successful marketing campaigns for my business over the years. Dunckley Design completely designed and currently maintains my company website I highly recommend Dunckley Design and am very satisfied with service they provide.


    I am very detail-oriented and deadline driven. My work is creative and specific for each individual client.


    If you are looking for a professional, unique and exciting website to make your mark on the internet, I am the right guy for you. From a personal to a small-business website , I'd gladly dedicate myself to you and your needs to make your vision come true. Prices are negotiable, and I'll try my best to accommodate your budget.


    I am a Tampa (soon to be Atlanta, GA) based graphic designer. I strive to bring great design solutions to people's personal and business needs.

    • 17 years in business


    I have been in an art program for 4 years. I am very experienced with the Adobe Suite and can provide quality graphics in a quick and timely manner.

    • 5 years in business

    The personal attention to detail and an ultimate interest in the success of my clients.


    I can provide creative solutions to your graphic needs with a quick turnaround. I offer logos, graphics, layouts, brochures, invitations, photo editing, and posters. If interested in something else, just ask, and I'll see if I can make it happen for you!


    I am an independent designer who builds web, print and email campaigns. I create logos, websites, brochures and anything else my clients need designed. I am a writer who specializes in copy that is SEO ready. I also do all of my own photography.

    • 24 years in business

    I am an expert in both creative and marketing strategy. I have 35 years of experience in graphic design and I know what works and what doesn't work in marketing.


    I'm a graphic design professional with more than 20 years of experience as an art director and a freelance graphic designer. I've managed creative graphic design teams, freelance writers, illustrators and photographers. I'm able to conceptualize and organize multiple yearly publications, overseeing all aspects of magazine production. I'm an expert in design and am team oriented. I've a proven ability to deliver engaging, high-quality publications for outside clients as well as subscribers. I've directed photoshoots for multiple publications. I have now ventured out on my own as a freelance graphic designer and as an art director. I have taken on a variety of clients and have done a lot of different projects, from websites to billboards and from brochures to catalogs.


    Services offered are: * high quality giclee prints on canvas or paper * photo restoration * photo retouching * artist effects (e.g. pop art/painterly effects, etc.) * reproduction services for artists and photographers * high quality canvas, acid free papers, and archival inks * digital captures and scans We provide a quick turnaround time on our services. We've been using Photoshop everyday since 1991, and we are experts at photo enhancements and retouching. We are customer-service oriented. We are family-owned and operated.

    • 11 years in business

    We specialize in graphic design, logo design, web design and development, app design, wedding photography, event photography and sports photography.

    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.

    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.

    How do you hire a web designer?

    You’ve determined that the best way to create a professional, modern, mobile-friendly new website is to hire a professional web designer to build it. To hire the best person for the job — and to get the web design that best fits your company’s identity — it’s important to ask a few key questions:

    • What’s the scope of the work? Will the website be basic with just a few pages about your company, its services, and contact information? Or will it also have an e-commerce section for online shopping, a blog, or content for visitors to download? Before you hire a web designer, make sure you have a thorough, specific list of the components you must have the designer include in the web design.
    • What do you want your website to look like? Consider websites that are similar to the one you’d like to build, ideally in the same industry or serving similar types of customers. Build a set of examples of types of pages, design aspects, and website features that you can hand off to the web designer — the person you hire should have experience creating websites with the features you want. If they don’t have the right skill set, they’re not the right pro for you.
    • What’s the web designer’s start-to-finish process? What will the final deliverable be? Before you hire someone, make sure their availability works with your timeline and that their process meets your expectations. Most important is finding a web designer who will work collaboratively with you to create a successful online presence.
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