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Wheaton 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

KOREcreative, International
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Nicole E.
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Victor designed my website, he met with me to find out exactly what I wanted and show me some ideas he had based on what I had told him. He finished the job within a week of starting and he was very prompt to make updates and changes that I asked him about. He was great to work with and clearly, highly skilled. I am definitely working with him in the future for my next website. His designs and artistic choices with photos and layout were incredible. I get compliments all the time on my website and I recommend him to anyone I can! I absolutely love his work and I loved working with him! He explained everything and took care of every detail! EXCELLENT!!!

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.

Design Department Inc.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Joe R.
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After interviewing many agencies, we decided on Design Department and couldn’t be happier. These days personalized service can sometimes feel like a thing of the past, not with Design Department. They were fast, affordable, very professional, and branding experts. They met with the team extracting our internal customer knowledge and business goals, then delivered the proper branding for the business, syndicating it perfectly through our print and digital channels. We now have one consistent message for the brand in whatever medium we choose. Hire Design Department before your competition does. J. Rubino - Director of eCommerce/Social Media GatorChef

About

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.

  • 11 years in business
About

We help manage and grow your business's digital presence at a price that's right for you. EZlocal is a local search marketing company focused on helping small businesses connect with the people who are actively searching online for products and services in their area. Services included custom web design, local business listing management and optimization, and Google AdWords management.

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Graphic Design, Web Design, Logo Design, Video Production, Writing/Editing, Flash Banner Design, Flash Website Design, etc.

  • 3 years in business
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KEEVID DESIGN provides illustration, graphic design, software development, and user interface design.

  • 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

About

We are a designing company that brings you, the consumers, a website filled with tools to help you create your own unique ideas, and we would do our best to keep you satisfied by printing them out and shipping to you depending what options you pick out. It's your idea, we can make it and turn it into real life. Our goal is to make the world more a unique and creative place where we make everyone's goal easier to accomplish.

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I make websites, Facebook applications and mobile (Android and iOS) applications using PHP, MySQL and jQuery.

  • 7 years in business
About

I am a freelance graphic designer looking for work around the southwest suburbs of Chicago. I would not mind doing design for charity organizations.

  • 5 years in business
About

What sets me apart from other web design firms is the personalized service I provide. As my client you won't have to worry about who to speak to when you call your web design firm - I will always be your direct contact. As a freelance web designer I can show you how an effective website and marketing campaign can help your business become more profitable. Too often I have clients come to me from other firms that were grossly overcharged for services, mistreated and ignored. I take pride in the fact that I listen to clients needs. I work cooperatively with clients to create the perfect website that will not only be visually appealing, but also increase profitability.

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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