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Des Plaines Website Designers

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Right Angle Studio
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather H.
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Business Owner- I had a unique situation as I was technically starting a new insurance agency where a previous agency existed. I had a new name, existing clients, and a short time period to brand and get up and running with a revitalized team. I desperately needed marketing assistance to build the new brand and create a marketing strategy on a limited budget. I met Patrick Lytle over the phone and it was all about me from the onset including what my vision and goals were for my company. He asked the right questions and listened to what my short term and long term needs were. Patrick described his approach to marketing, the resources available, and developed next steps in a professional and efficient manner. He connected me with Jara Kern who was instrumental in achieving the message and image I wanted to convey. My website was created along with various marketing materials. We continue to work on my company's marketing strategy. I would highly recommend working with Patrick and his team for any and all marketing needs!

My Web Design
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kapila L.
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One of the absolute most creative individuals I've met. He has helped me design my website when I was stuck. His direction and guidance during the process made al the difference.

Kyle Kucsera Graphic Design
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mikaela J.
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Kyle was a dream graphic designer to work with. He was very attentive to our brand objectives and produced a fresh, well thought-out advertisement. He responded quickly to messages and had great turn around time for the project. Looking forward to hiring him for our next project!

Beast Graphics
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Errol D.
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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
Rob R.
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Tim is amazing. He's super responsive, up to date on all the new trends in website builds and infrastructure, and really fast. Id recommend him to anyone.

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Catemis Creative
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ru'shaan W.
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Very easy to work with and he has THAT creative edge unlike many other so called graphic artist. Exemplified patience, never rushing us, but gently followed up as we were managing several projects on our end got busy. Delivered what we desired, very intuitive and understanding to our needs. I highly recommend Catemis!

FreshinUp Chicago
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Allison D.
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Tim contacted me quickly after I posted on Thumbtack. We talked a few times and I felt confident that he knew what he was talking about. I felt he had more experience than anyone else I had talked to - we met a few days later and he made great suggestions for my website which has been very difficult to figure out. I would refer him to any and all of my friends who have website/social media needs. Allison

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

Third Coast Advertising
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Chris F.
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Our company had been preparing its own sales literature, convention booth branding, website and trade advertising for too long. We had no clear branding or visual identity. We hired Nick to give us some much needed 'visual leadership' and become the navigator of our brand.

Severity Design
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Reggie K.
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I needed to relaunch/rebrand my website to match the broadened vision that I had. Once I showed the material to Severity Design, it came to live in the digital arena. I was even provided a consultant lead to make sure my scope wasn't too vague or broad which was an extra added bonus! Additionally, my business cards were redesigned to match the same logo SD developed for the site.

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I do digital and print design, from website to identity and branding. My style is modern and minimal. I am extremely proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. I am also skilled with Wordpress, CSS, HTML, Facebook, Tumblr and MS Word.

  • 12 years in business
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We provide detail-oriented design with a typographical emphasis. We design clean and simple, less equals more, and so on and so forth.

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I'm a designer, Web developer and marketing pro. I've been an independent consultant for 20 years, delivering the finest digital assets every day as everything, from e-commerce and multimedia to social media and mobile devices, have grown and redefined our communications and communities again and again. I bring a craftsman's perspective and creative, decisive productivity to most any business development team, from small business owners to enterprise marketing departments. I'm available to bid on website development, design and other projects and positions, and I will quickly and clearly communicate what I offer. I am a producer and a pro. I'm a passionate and experienced brand steward.

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We offer a boutique-style powerhouse of design and marketing for video and beyond. Video production, audio, copywriting, directing, producing, b-roll Shoots, photographs - you need it? We can give it to you! You guessed it – we’re not a giant agency. We’re something better. We’re a small company with heart that will work its hardest to give you exactly what you want. You and your satisfaction are the only things that matter to us simply because you are special to us – you’re not just another knotch to be added on our giant belt to be forgotten. Todd and Marrakesh work personally with every client and every project – to ensure quality – you will never be lost in the shuffle with a middleman.

  • 4 years in business
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I provide the following services: * Graphic Design * Photography * Videography * Video Editing * T-Shirt Design & Production * Audio Recording

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I do full-service color printing/binding, note pads, mass mailing, business cards, brochures, logos, menus, etching on plastic, metal, and wood. I offer high-quality and low prices and fast!

  • 5 years in business
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All of my design concepts and Ideas all relate to the purpose of the client's company.

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I tutor drawing and painting along with fiber works. I can help design jewelry and basically anything. I have had experience teaching before in China and in California. I can help babysit as well. I love pets and kids too. I can do fashion work and design as well. I am a detailed artist and a proficient worker.

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I'm a graphic designer turned web developer with the business edge. I received my degree in business-centered web development in April of 2011, and I've been working as a developer, manager and small business site builder since.

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Original Technique strives to fulfill all your photographic needs to include: Senior Portraits (H.S., college); Children, Family and Maternity Portraits; Engagement Portraits with unlimited clothing changes and multiple locations; Newborn Portraits, Baby's First Year Plan Portraits, headshots, Nature, architecture, and real estate, . There are many ideas for photo shoots; such as, birthday, anniversary, engagement, newborn babies and family portraits; to include grandparents. However, if you have an idea, or a photo shoot need, that is not listed here, We will work with you on what you need for just the right price.

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M13 Graphics can help with all your printing needs. We print business cards, magazines, brochures, door hangers, menus, etc. We can deliver your order directly to your business anywhere in the nation.

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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