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We are a web design company based in Greenville, SC, specializing in customized, content-managed, web designs developed in WordPress. We have the experience, skill, and expertise to design impact for your business or brand.

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Joe LaPennaPresident/CEO

Expertise: Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Video Production & Photography.

Joe has over 15 years of Graphic Design and Creative Direction experience for both consumer packaged goods and non-profit organizations. He’s familiar with national brands, having worked with licensed brands such as Warner Brothers, Gerber Childrenswear, Fruit of the Loom and Dr. Scholl’s in developing packaging for major retailers. His main focus is to drum up business, and his understanding of the creative process gives him an advantage over most sales people in the business, because his background is creative. That means you will be meeting with a designer on the front end of the process, translating into faster, more accurate results.


Keith HodgesContent Strategist

Expertise: Content Strategy, Blogging, SEO, Branding, and Creative Direction

Keith spends most of his time crafting creative copy for blog posts, websites, brand taglines, advertising, and marketing. Once he gains an understanding of who our clients are and what they do, Keith begins creating a content strategy that is consistent with each brand and initiative.

He has also developed and designed an effective program for helping businesses implement a search engine optimization strategy known as SEO Workbook. He works closely with business owners to help them improve their organic rank and website traffic over time.


Nadine LaPennaAccounting & Human Resources

Expertise: Office Management, Bookkeeping

Keeping business finances in order is no small task. Nadine manages all of our payable/receivable accounts, sends out invoices, keeps our finances balanced, allocates our funds, manages contracts, and provides accurate reporting to our partners. She also does a great job with managing human resources for our team. As a bonus, she brings a background in nursing and nutrition so having her around is also good for our collective health.


Joel NewcomerSenior Developer

Expertise: Web Development, WordPress, Programming

Joel is responsible for all website development and maintenance tasks from programming to launch. He has developed well over 100 websites and is passionate about quality web development. Joel knows WordPress and uses his experience and knowledge to develop clean and effective code for each website that he develops. His capabilities give our designers the freedom to dream big and think outside-of-the-box. Joel is the only person we know who was born in a ’76 Chevy Impala because he decided to come a little sooner than expected. As a developer he still seems to be ahead of his time.


Stephanie SandersExecutive Assistant


Stephanie has over ten years of experience in the customer service industry. As a spouse of a prior military member, she has lived all over the world before settling in Greenville, SC. Her value for organization and efficiency ensures our team doesn’t miss a beat when drumming up business for our clients. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and traveling.


Paul WeathersArt Director

Expertise: Print design, Logo design, Branding, and Web Design

Paul is responsible for the overall art direction of our team, including brand standard consistency and communication between the client and the design team. Paul brings a wealth of experience in creating branding standards, logos and print marketing. He spent 9 years as a graphic designer for the Greenville Health System. He then worked briefly as art director for Vantage Point and then 13 years with Erwin Penland as Senior Art Director. He received a B.S. degree in Graphic Design from Bob Jones University.


Johnny PetersenSenior Designer

Expertise: Web Design, Print Design, Video Production, and User Experience/User Interface Design

Starting out in print design in 2007, Johnny gained significant experience in agency work, web design, apps, and interactive technology. He enjoys experimenting with cutting-edge design tools like Sketch and InVision for websites and apps, and the Adobe Suite of tools for knocking everything else out of the park. He loves providing users with interesting design, while helping them easily find what they need.

He’s a hopeless nerd, geeking out over all things video games, zombies, and new tech. When it comes to design he doesn't take shortcuts but when it comes to working on designs he has become known as the king of keyboard shortcuts.


Ben MoffettCreative Director

Expertise: Web Design-Programming, Graphic Design, Print Production, 3D Design and Artist.

Ben has worked in graphic & web design for more than 18 years, including Gerber Childrenswear and Greenville County Rec. Ben keeps our team focused on the bigger picture by orchestrating the strengths of our team and coordinating all of our creative efforts. He equips our team with an open environment for creativity and conversation, resulting in a productive collaboration. He enjoys kayaking in his free time which might explain why he’s good at keeping us afloat.


Clifton CanadyDeveloper

Expertise: WordPress, CSS, PHP

Clifton brings front-end web development experience to our team. He enjoys the challenge of creating memorable and engaging websites that provide functional solutions for our clients. He is a problem solver and likes working with the team to develop the best websites possible. When he is not developing websites he enjoys the outdoors and is a huge college football fan with Clemson being his favorite team.

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We manage relationships with our clients, and our client’s relationship with their customers, utilizing a full-circle approach to maximize your ROI. Starting with a Discovery interview, we implement a four-step, relationship management process based on Analytics, Definition, Design, and Activation.

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Our design capabilities are not limited to web development. We provide a variety of creative services to complement, enhance, and promote your overall brand and brand message.

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