E-commerce web sites
BuyRog (Surgical Supplies) – Since 2012.
– Manage Zen Cart E-Commerce Site.
Buzz Coffee Roaster (Roasters and Bulk Coffee) – (2011-2015).
– Developed Zen Cart e-commerce package for wholesale and retails accounts.
Caffeinated Club (Beverage Sales) – Since 2014.
– Overhaul website, install WordPress and WooCommerce.
Chicago Discus (Exotic Fish Retailer) – Since 2014.
– Overhauled WordPress and Installed WooCommerce for online sales.
HoldSLR (Photographic Accessory Sales) – (2009-2013).
– E-commerce consulting and site relaunch.
Old Havana Foods (Cuban food sales) – Since 2010.
– Implement Zen Cart shopping cart and online marketing consulting.
Optiva Signs (LED Retail Signs) – Since 2012.
– Update and manage WordPress as well as OpenCart shopping cart consulting.
Scrumptious Pantry (Food Retailer) – ( 2012-2016).
– Overhaul WordPress and Upgrade to WooCommerce.
Rocky’s Ginger Beer (Beverage Brand) – Since 2015.
– Install WordPress and WooCommerce
Government & Non-profit
City of Chicago – Committee On Finance (municipal agency) – Since 2006.
– Update web site and develop database-driving news and agenda area.
Congo Apes of Guoalougo (Non-Profit Animal Welfare & Education) – (2012-2018).
– Overhaul Website to WordPress and educate staff on managing site.
MEABF (Municipal Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Funds) – (2008-2014).
– Project and client management – with Rodman Design.
Alderman Margaret Laurino (City of Chicago Alderman) – Since 2012.
– Redesign site and implement Drupal with Google Maps for TIF districts
City of Chicago – Legislative Reference Bureau (City Council Agency) – Since 2013.
– Design site and train administrative staff to self-manage site.
Purple Asparagus (Non-Profit Food Education) – Since 2012.
– Manage existing WordPress Site and update plugins.
B2B Products and Services
Illinois Science + Technology Park (Property Management) – (2011-2012).
– Developed site, opening slide show and utilized Drupal 7 for development.
Layer Saver (Logistics Products) – (2010-2017).
– Redesigned web site, added contact form, slide show and video.
Protective Door (Industrial door and hardware manufacturer) – Since 2008.
– Redesigned site, created contact forms.
Gold Class (Automotive Collision Repair Referral Site) – (2013-2014).
– Redesigned site interface for I-CAR (parent company).
Retail Products and Services
Plocky’s (Snack Manufacturing and Distribution) – (2008-2018).
– Development, marketing consulting and site management.
Supreme Pet Care (Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Service) – (2009-2015).
– Create logo, develop website and custom gallery tool.
Topo Gigio (Restaurant) – Since 2009.
– WordPress Content management system, contact form and site management.
SpellBrite (LED Signage) – Since 2013.
– WordPress Content management system, WooCommerce customization.
Headquarters Design Studio (Hair Salon) – Since 2012.
– Update website and manage domain name acquisitions.
Professional Service Companies
MineLight Solutions (Consulting firm) – (2009-2015).
– Site Management and Content updates.
Premier Asset Management (Investments) – (2009-2016).
– Manage site, implement client-supplied videos and news updates.
Rodman Design (boutique graphic design and web programming) – Since 2006.
– Copy editing and project manager for select clients.
Warady and Davis (Chicago area top 25 accounting firm) – (2011-2012)
– Redesign website and install WordPress blog.
Medical and Sports
Chicago Sports Injury Centers (Chiropractic Services) – (2004-2014).
– Manage web operations and grow website to match offices.
Chiro Chicago (Chiropractic services in Downtown Chicago) – (2008-2014).
– Designed identity, selected colors and designed/developed web site.
Medical Shipment (Supplies for medical training facilities) – (2011-2012).
– E-commerce consulting and upgrade to Magento.
Private Intranet (Global Financial Organization) – 2011
– Project managed development of Drupal platform for 75,000+international members
Redesigned Site (Chicago Catholic Archdiocese) – 2012
– Developed WordPress site for Young Adult Ministries (20,000+ members)
E-Commerce Consulting (Various clients since 2012)
– Developed RFP and review technical needs for different startups.
Yes, we DO consulting and RFP development, contact us for details.
Archived Work and Past Clients
American Graphics (Vehicle and Events Signage) – Since 2011.
Redesigned site from Flash-only to SEO compliant and added CMS.
Association Strategies, Inc (Executive Recruiters) – Since 2010.
Developed Job Posting System for internal processing.
Harbor Solutions and Services (Human
Resources & Benefits Consultants) – Since 2009.
Designed identity, flash, developed web site and contact form.
Nadler, Pritikin & Mirabelli (family law firm) — (2009-2011)
– Manage web operations and media updates while reducing monthly costs significantly.
Billy Tokyo (Pop Art E-commerce) – 2009.
– Implemented e-commerce solution for site.
Chicago Immigration Advocates (immigration law firm) — (2007-2017).
– Web development for Immigration Lawyers consistent with existing brand identity.
Computer Discount Warehouse (CDW) (computer reseller) — 2008
– Update E-commerce Web Pages and developed RuSport racing pages.
Jhelsa Metal Polishing and Fabrication (Industrial polishing & fabrication) – 2008.
– Redesign web site and create ‘quote request form’ for processing orders.
Kittleman Associates (Executive recruiting for non-profits) – 2006-2010.
– Redesign site and develop easy-to-use job posting tool for client.
Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (marketing association) — 2005
– Webmaster from 1999 to 2005, managed 300+ member organization web site.
First Health Associates (integrated medical therapy) — 2004
– Update web site and create CMS System for client to easily update their own site.
Allstate — 2004
– Develop pages for intranet, press releases and Corporate Communications pages.
PKBergerLaw (Commercial Real Estate Attorney) – 2010.
– Design and develop site, acquire stock images for slide show.
Network of Nonprofit Search Consultants (International association) – Since 2009.
– Acquired domain name, designed logo, designed web site and contact forms.
General Binding Corporation — now ACCO office supplies) — 2003
– Redesign web site while eliminating outdated frames and deprecated code.
FullAudio — now AOL MusicNow ( online music provider) — 2002
– Developed innovative data input system using Regular Expressions for client site.
CommWorks — now UTStarcom (manufacturer of telecommunications equipment) — 2001
– Manage intranet development and configured documents for cross-browser capabilities.
iDine — now Rewards Network (restaurant rewards program) — 2000
– Web editor on launch team for multi-million dollar web site.
Torque Creative (boutique design agency) — 1999
– Secure domain name, manage integrated marketing campaigns.
Starting Point — Domain no longer active search engine and links aggregator) — 1998
-Develop new revenue channel with PERL programming, updated web site & emails.
Streams Online Media Corporation — New Business Account Executive — 1997
Our Web Development Services
Here are some of our services included on sites developed for our clients. Contact forms, Quote Request forms, Claim forms, Job Application, Registration forms, Surveys are all items we’ve developed for our clients. These forms can be emailed to you, posted to another web page, inserted into a database, posted to a spreadsheet or a combination of the above.
Database and Web Development
Our experience with database development (MySQL primarily) allows your business to save money with improved efficiency for data processing. Our designs are meant to be scalable to grow with your business and to reduce maintenance costs in the future. We can give you a presentation of some of our database work in person, contact us for details. You can also preview our database work on many of our client sites.
Content Management Systems (CMS)
This allows you to manage your own content. You’ll have full control over your site and can make updates whenever you like, without having to rely on an outside developer! How cool is that?! Call us for a demo. We have experience with Drupal, Joomla, WordPress and other popular CMS, visit our Content Management page for more details.
Store and Shopping cart software integration
We work with some of the most popular storefront and shopping cart software available on the market today. We are specialists in using WooCommerce, OpenCart, Magento as well as Zen-Cart and OSCommerce.