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Digital Saviour Technologies
4.5
from 50 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Maria D.
Verified review

Digital Saviour was a lifesaver, for sure. Within minutes we were on the phone, screens shared and he walked me through the set up my devices. Done and done. Great value. Digital Saviour is my new "web guy." Thank you for your quick follow up and impeccable service!

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Right Angle Studio
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Trevor S.
Verified review

We just started working with Patrick and Jara from Right Angle Studio and have been extremely please with the responsiveness and overall professionalism. RAS is very full service and the team has been incredibly helpful, filling in the gaps in our own organization by providing guidance not only on graphic design but also on higher level, branding strategy. Thanks Guys!

iEple LLC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Peter B.
Verified review

Miguel did a terrific job setting up a remote workstation to host software which is shared by our 3 team members in our law firm. He was patient, professional, and courteous. I couldn't be happier with his service and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for IT services. Thanks Miguel!

Kyle Kucsera Graphic Design
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica F.
Verified review

Kyle does all of the Graphic Design at Michigan Shores Club. It is located in Wilmette, IL. He is very reliable and he is very efficient in all of his work that he does. He helps will the Club's advertisements, posters, newsletters, photos, promotional flyers, brochures, etc. He communications effectively in a timely manner through email. His design will stand out and be noticed. We get so many compliments on all of his work that he does from all of our members. We are so lucky to have him. Kyle's quality is exceptional!

My Web Design
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna E.
Verified review

My Web Design designed our new website with all the specifications required at the beginning of the project. Our web designer was friendly, punctual, and professional throughout the whole process. I highly recommend this company to those looking to start a new site or refresh an existing site.

Beast Graphics
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Errol D.
Verified review

He is a professional who is willing to listen and learn. Though he pre-qualified his service and sold his capabilities by building a small sample site that focused on our company and proved his mettle as a web designer. His task is to rebuild our e-commerce site and other sites affiliated with our business.

ForYouDesign
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Pete D.
Verified review

FYD actually handled our branding and web development work. Very responsive, suggesting plenty of helpful ideas and was fun to collaborate with.

All Good Marketing
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Anna designed a professional, stunning personal 'resume' website that I wanted to give my job hunt a "boost". She is a hard worker and went out of her way to make sure I was satisfied with every single detail. She also took the time to answer my many questions and offer her expertise. I had a very clear picture of what I wanted and what most impressed me was that she was open and receptive to altering, adding etc. until it fully met my expectations. I have received many compliments from others who viewed my finished site such as "this website really hits it out of the ballpark" and "wow, really well done!" among others. I highly recommend her and I am thrilled with the finished product!

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Catemis Creative
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeannette S.
Verified review

1st one to contact me, and now he the only one I will use for all of our creative needs.

FreshinUp Chicago
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Kaaren F.
Verified review

I have been working with Tim for several Months now on a very complicated web project. I have been amazed at how engaged and invested he is. He offers insight and consultation as well as designing and developing a beautiful, clean, well thought out product, better than I even imagined. He is easy to work with, extremely, knowledgeable and up to date, takes the time to really listen and understand what is needed and necessary; as well as offering his own very valuable insight. He also has a brilliant team. I Plan to continue working with him as our project continues to grow.

StickOutSocial
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Hallie H.
Verified review

The whole team at SOS was very helpful & delivered our project timely -- to our specifications. I would absolutely go to Kathleen and her team again for any future projects and recommend them for any website design/app project.

IVO Inc
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gaby A.
Verified review

We had the best experience with Fred, he took care of our business website from start to finish. He was very professional and punctual with his estimate for completion. Thank you so much for such a pleasant experience, and amazing design / quality / value. www.gabmaster.com

Severity Design
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie H.
Verified review

Rusty is awesome!! He spent a long time consulting with me by phone. He offered suggestions and discussed my options, explaining what each one would cost and what it included. He ended up helping my organization out of a terrible predicament. He charged us less than $100 for his help and that help saved us probably thousands. I would absolutely recommend Severity Design! Thanks, Rusty!!

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I provide services in graphic and web design, web development and content and text creation. I am an experienced graphic designer who has worked on the web and in print. I've been a one-man media department who did everything, from running an e-commerce store to taking product photos.

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We have been helping people and businesses with computers and internet for over 18 years. We make sure that all our customers have the answers they need and help them when they need it. Give us a call, and we will answer our phones.

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I offer website design and social media consulting. I can take your project from start to finish, from planning to wireframing, to design and through to coding. I have both design and front-end coding skills, and build most of my projects on the world's leading open source content management system, WordPress. I can help you establish your social media presences, and devise a strategy for effectively using them.

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2 Cr8tiv Minds at Work, Inc. assess its clients' need and exceed their expectations by going beyond the call of duty.

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We design t-shirts for all types of clients. Our designs are meant to help your brand stand out and get shirts sold!

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We offer website design and development. Current projects include DuPageAngler.com, Chicagoland's fastest-growing fishing website, and GopherArrowheads.com, one of Texas' leading arrowhead-hunting websites.

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We provide a variety of services, from graphic design work to photography, websites, video, DJ and VJ service, and much more. We help our clients obtain all the services needed to make them happy.

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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Aurora, IL

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    Hi, I have just relocated myself and my store to Aurora, IL. I also have an internet store: www.evelynscloset.com. I need to let people know I am here! I was thinking emails or flyers.
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