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  • 7 years in business
Daniel B.
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I contacted Sophia at Creative Media Enterprises because I needed a custom website and signage for my painting business that was expanding from New York State to the great state of Maine. Sophia quickly and diligently created a custom website in HTML and CSS as well as some digital and physical signage to service our need. Additionally we asked Sophia to help us with a google advertising campaign. This was all completed quickly and efficiently. We have had great success with our new venture and are grateful for Sophia’s creative efforts. We recommend Sophia to any individual or startup looking for a well rounded Creative Media Specialist to get them up and running and maintain a competitive online identity!

Thomas M.
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Don is knowledgeable and effective when in comes to all things marketing!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Anne E.
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Working with the team at Kwibo was an absolute pleasure. I am the owner of a historic property turned B&B. We desired something simple, elegant and informative to send our renters to online so they could learn about the property and see rooms and rates. I had several meetings with the owner to discuss the project. He was very thorough in his approach...we discussed the design, layout and how the site would operate. I felt in good hands from the start. The final product fully exceeded my expectations. Everything was perfect and looked AMAZING. I feel very confident in the prices I charge now. I cannot thank you guys enough for the awesome job. Cheers!

Photo Graphics
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  • 37 years in business
Lou K.
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Jim Rienhardt is an outstanding graphic designer... very creative, intelligent, and dedicated to his craft! Jim has been my graphic designer for 31 years. He has created logos, album and CD covers, business cards, posters, web sites, and more... all with a style and panache all his own. I'd be lost without him!!

Todd R.
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Brian developed our KiloWatch materials as well as educational materials for a job we had with an outside agency. Brian has a great eye, uses color effectively and created some top notch materials. We are still using all of it and still getting very positive comments on Brian's work.


I have experience in all Adobe programs, QuarkXPress, and Microsoft programs. I have a two-year certificate and some college experience in graphic design. I generally make all kinds of projects because my customers are generally very diverse.


We are design professionals in the architectural and engineering services involving small commercial to large private project and everything in between.


I provide a full range of web design, development, social media, internet marketing, and search engine optimization services.

  • 5 years in business

Graphic design, branding and photo retouching are the services I provide. I can work remotely as well as in person. My work can be simple brochure development or complex like app visual design.

  • 5 years in business

Art made from the heart. I put intention and purpose into my work while I'm painting by myself or working as a host or commanding the attention of a classroom.


As a designer, I work hard to make sure that I am bringing my best to your design problem, and working with you to create a solution that is both aesthetically pleasing, and useful. I don't want anyone coming away from working with me wishing that something went a different way. Maintaining open lines of communication is very important to me. If we finished the project 2 weeks ago and you think of something we should change or add, I want to help bring the project to what you see as finished, not what I think is done.


I am a stay-at-home mom who has an experience in many things, from planning and editing to designing! I like to keep things interesting and work on different kinds of projects.


I am excellent with branding as well as turning a client's idea into a great visual. I provide a young set of eyes to connect with the new generation of online business.


I am a web designer, graphic designer and print media designer. My services are low cost and highly reliable. I specialize in custom designing websites and template redesigning using the existing program for eCommerce sites.


I've been designing and creating for over 10 years on my own, at college, and in the workplace. I take pride in my work and make sure it's always at the standards my client wants.


CW Design Co. has over 7+ years of experience working as a professional in the graphic design community. We provide high quality solutions to your designs needs. Services include, but are not limited to logo designs, marketing upgrades and advertisement materials.


We are dealing and creating all areas of graphic and communication design, advertising and direct mail marketing.


I love what I do. I will try to make a logo that you are picturing in your head, as long as you tell me what you want I can design it.



We are great at development, design, SEO and Social media. Very balanced. And you need to have all of these integrated to have a successful website. Low cost of ownership!


My services include: * Logos * Business cards * Letterheads * Brochures * Apparel graphics and more As a one-man graphics department, fast turnaround and tight deadlines are a must. Quick turnaround, high-quality work, and reasonable prices are my strong suit. Whether it be a small or large graphic design project, I can provide high-quality designs to meet the demands of any schedule at a price that fits within any budget.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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Rochester, NY

  • Website type
    Other (Author)
  • Work type
    Build (development), Other (word press)
  • Additional services
    Social media integration, Mobile development
  • Details
    Develop a new site with wordpress, optimize press and wish list --4 sites with the same look and feel for different books
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