Bill Russell Design: Creativity Sets Us Apart
Bill Russell Design is a graphic design and website development company based in Marin County, California. Bill and his associates have a passion and expertise for the art of telling your company’s story. They work with you to discover what is clear and memorable about you and your company’s narrative. From web development to marketing, from graphic design to social media, they bring substance to your brand. Have a look at their portfolio.
Our design and developer team provide expert design, content management, marketing and front and back-end programming for websites, blogs with a quality assurance that’s both professional and effective. Let’s give your website, logo and marketing materials a look that is singularly yours. Call us at 415.491.9734 or send us an email today! Check us out on Yelp!
“My inbox has emails with inquiries from everywhere. It is simply magical and beyond my wildest dreams to be honest. And I do believe that the website Bill Russell Design had cobbled together has propelled us into this marketplace.” – Kevin North, President, CanAdMedia.com
“Bill’s fantastically creative and savvy ability built a site for my work that is stunning and has received highly enthusiastic response from countless people I sent it to. I couldn’t be more pleased.” – Don Ed Hardy, Artist, DonEdHardyArt.com
“Bill brings an artist’s eye to the world of web development. His distinct designs serve to advance his clients’ brands. He listens well and has an unmistakable ability to interpret his clients’ needs. Working with Bill has been a pleasure, and I look forward to continuing our collaboration in the future.” – Scott H., Graphic Designer, SoarCreative.com
“Working with Bill was a joy. He is skillful, quick and creative. He added value at every turn and I would not hesitate to recommend him. – Mike Pile, Chief Creative Officer, UppercaseNaming.com
“Bill’s expertise in capturing the simplicity of design and function that I required as a healthcare practitioner, was just what I needed. My website has a clean design allowing me easy contact with my client community. It’s like my virtual office assistant.” – Christine Egan, Physical Therapist, ChristineEgan.com
We offer these Services:
Bill Russell Design offers website design and construction, graphic design and a variety of new technologies.
Web Site Design and Construction:
Every business is distinctive, and your website should reflect your company’s singularity. Bill Russell’s background as an illustrator means that your business will have a website like no other on the Internet. He starts by researching and understanding your company and your clients. He helps you decide the best technical implementation for your website. Then he will design and build an artful and effective website that communicates the importance of your brand to your clients and customers and sells your products and services.
Bill Russell Design can design your website that’s build on a WordPress platform, so that you (with a little training) will be able to write and maintain your website content any time you want. He offers tools and hands-on instruction so that you can easily keep your website content fresh and appealing. Or, if you prefer, Bill Russell Design offers clients affordable site maintenance that will keep your site up-to-date, secure and found in searches.
Here are some of the website design services that Bill Russell Design provides: WordPress • Content Management • Conversions to Mobile • eCommerce Stores and Shopping Carts • Blogs • Email Services • Contact & Database Forms • Social Media • Galleries and Slideshows • Video Production • Search Engine Optimization & Analytics
Your brand is how you visually communicate the essence of your business to your customers. Bill Russell and company collaborates with you to discover and convey what is clear and memorable about you, your company and your company’s message. Drawing upon his 30 years of experience as an illustrator and a staff artist at the San Francisco Chronicle, Bill can expertly design everything from your company’s logo to newsletters and more. The marketing materials that he designs will singularly and effectively convey your products and services to your customers and clients, so you’re seen and successful. Based in Marin County, California, Bill works with clients throughout the United States.
Our Graphic Design Services include: Visual Branding • Logo Design • Marketing • Brochure & Collateral • eNewsletter & Email • Social Media & Integration • Illustration • eBook
Recently Bill created an eBook using iBooks Author, a proprietary Apple system for creation design through to distribution. This eBook called Santa Cruz in Song and Imagecontains illustrated scenes of the natural environs around Santa Cruz, California, an interactive map and 12 embedded songs.
It was made as part of a creative collaboration with musician and can be purchased at the iTunes Bookstore. This is but one example of new adaptive technologies that can be used on your website.
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See our Work:
Take a look and learn about these websites recently completed by Bill Russell Design by clicking on the thumbnails below. Each site presented unique solutions to client issues, like embedded social media, slider photo galleries, expert search engine optimization, responsive formats for mobile devices, and more.
The Design Team:
The Bill Russell Design Team are committed to each client’s complete satisfaction, to clear communication, in partnership with the client and bring a combination of creativity and pragmatism to every project. They strive to provide the services and deliver on this promise. Here’s a look at the team that will facilitate that for you.
As an accomplished web designer, illustrator and visual journalist, Bill has contributed his creative expertise, design and picture-making to a multitude of print and web projects throughout the United States and Canada. He received his degree from Parsons School of Design in New York City and was an adjunct professor of illustration at the California College of the Arts. He loves to pursue his education into new web technologies.
Project Management, Developer and Videographer
Jason combines 30+ years of marketing expertise and a wealth of other talents to building sites on the world wide web. He also loves video production and is Google Analytics Certified in Search Engine Optimization.
Zach brings an international scope to code, as an expert at HTML5, CSS, CSS3, PHP and jQuery.
How We Build:
Bill Russell Design uses the latest techniques and tools to develop your website. Bill offers a first time free-of-charge consultation to explain the available options and help you get started. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether you want a website that you can easily update yourself. A Content Management System, such as WordPress, will give you that capability. Bill Russell can clearly explain the benefits of various implementation options so that your website will best meet your needs.
Consider these website development setup & tools:
WordPress is the platform for building your site, bar none. Some will debate about SquareSpace, Weebly, Wix, or whatever company is currently spending the most on advertising, but anyone who builds brands for a living will tell you otherwise. WordPress provides an ideal, time-tested structure in which to build a web site which can be tailored to the needs of the client, as well as make it effective and artful. Your site will stand out with the integration of plug-ins and adjustments to the code. Bill Russell Design provides instructions on how clients can easily maintain site content.
Adobe Dreamweaver and Muse are Adobe’s industry-leading web authoring and editing software that provides both visual and code-level capabilities for creating standards-based websites and designs for the desktop, smartphones, tablets, and other devices.
SEO will codify your website to help ensure that it achieves the highest possible importance with major search engines spiders. Your website will achieve higher ranking, resulting in more website traffic and bold return on your investment. Read about the unique SEO pricing plans Bill Russell Design offers.