Elevate your brand with a professional website
Professional design, dynamic functionality, expert training and support
Create a lasting impression of your business and brand
Your website is often one of the primary places your customers build an impression of your business and your brand. So having a well-designed website is critical. But building a new website, or refreshing your current site, can be a detailed and complex process — and we think it shouldn’t be something you have to navigate on your own.
Our Website Design & Development process is highly collaborative and aims to build you a site with dynamic functionality, rich with interesting content, easy to use and navigate through, as well as a beautiful design that will stand the test of time in a rapidly changing digital world.
Are you ready to have the professional website that your business deserves?
Imagine taking your website from outdated to sophisticated, clunky and complex to streamlined and functional, confusing to clear and concise …
“When I approached Cynthia Oswald for help building my personal website, I had no idea she’d deliver far more than design. Because of her thoughtful approach and attention to detail, I have a site that works well and efficiently and will grow as I add additional features and build my business. I was not sure what I needed at the start, and she asked the right questions to get me focused – and got to know me in the process. The result is a lovely site that truly reflect me and what I do.”
— Sarah C.
Our Website Packages:
Starting at $5,000
8-10 Page website
Shopify Site (eCommerce)
Starting at $7,500
8-10 Page website
Your site will be a one-of-a-kind, professionally-designed, business asset that is infused with your brand. You’ll be empowered with expert training on how to navigate the backend of your site and receive the guidance you need to continue building upon your site overtime.
Curious about what to expect in our Website Design Process?
Our typical website design and development process includes the following:
Stage I: Branding, Design, & Content Strategy
Initial brainstorm meeting, creation of the mood board and site wireframe, as well as 3 different homepage layouts/designs for the initial review.
Stage II: WordPress Template Design & Content Development
Converting the layout to a mobile-optimized WordPress template, and collaborating to determine what the content and overall appearance and style of the entire site.
Stage III: Secondary Page Design & Implementation
Layout and implementation of all secondary pages, collaborating on visual content, sourcing imagery, proofing, and editing for final approval.
Stage IV: Launch and Implement SEO Package
SEO is considered throughout the life of the project and integrated with tools you can continue optimizing in the future upon launch.
Stage V: Site Tutorials & Training
The final step involves walking you through the backend of your site and providing downloadable video tutorials for editing all of the assets we created.
“Having worked with Cindy on both designing a new website and producing my first book I can say she is as wonderfully creative as she is professional and hard-working. Cindy intuitively understood my goals and was able to express them in a surpassingly elegant and articulate way. She was an absolute pleasure to collaborate with and I always look forward to my next project with her. Cindy has the unique and essential ability to craft a client’s idea—no matter how unformed—into a beautiful and effective product.”
– David L.
How do I know if I need a new website?
Do you feel confident sharing your web address with anyone who asks about what you do? Can people find you online if they are looking for your product or service? Does your website clearly communicate the quality of your product or service? If you answered no to any of these questions, then it might be time for a new website.
What do you mean by back-end set-up and SEO?
Synchronizing your website with Google Analytics, Search Console, and indexing your website are all ways in which you can easily help your site’s searchability. There are also simple ways you can ensure each page is maximizing the tools available through optimizing for search engines (SEO). I share more about this here.
How long does a website project take?
Websites typically take 3 months from start to finish. This ensures that we have ample time to think through the content that should be included throughout the site, properly brand the entire site, and ensure that we have plenty of time to make edits along the way. Need a quicker timeline? Contact me to learn about the 1-month Quickstart Site option.
Will I be able to edit my site after it launches?
Yes, absolutely. I create a private page on your website with video tutorials that include everything from optimizing your visibility online to editing page content. You’ll have a clear understanding of how to continue building onto your site, and make edits and updates throughout. The tutorials are for you to keep and share with your team.
WordPress Site Design + Development
“Cynthia is a Godsend! I couldn’t think of a better person to work with for my logo and website needs. Her expertise and knowledge are invaluable. She is a pleasure to work with. I felt she had my best interests at heart and was as excited as I was to build my brand. She knew what questions to ask and really listened to my answers. She took into consideration all of my thoughts, was able to make sense of them, then apply all of her expertise and create a logo and website that reflect my personality and target my ideal customer. I could have NEVER done this without her and recommend her HIGHLY!!!“
— Erica Kidwell
WordPress Site Design + Development
“Cindy has an intuitive and very true sense of how we want our subject to be conveyed, which is something rare and valuable. Not only that, she works tirelessly to polish each detail. She is patient with changes and silly questions and I highly recommend her services!”
— Karen B., The Office of Andrew Wyeth
Shopify Design + Development
“Cynthia was an absolute pleasure to work with. She excels at her craft! From our first conversation, I knew she was going to be amazing to collaborate with. Cynthia took the time to really understand my concept and to make my vision a reality. She exceeded my expectations not only with the final product but with the ease and organization of the whole process. I would recommend Cynthia a hundred times over. She is well worth the investment!”
— Kristin Costin, The Jeweled Warrior
A little about me
I’m a creative problem solver by nature. I enjoy bridging research, analytical thinking, and organized processes with beauty, inspiration, and balance. When it comes to your website, I aim to visually mirror the work you’re putting into the world, creating an experience that is truly unique to you. I’ve been working professionally as a graphic designer since 2005 and started my business in 2013 so I could work directly with clients to bring their branding and website goals to life. In 2020 I completed my MFA in Communication Design. Through this experience and education, I’ve cultivated my passion and crafted a proven method to develop exceptional branding and web design services. My goal is to work alongside you and your team so we can collaborate and create the professional, unique, and sophisticated site you deserve.
Our Boutique Agency
Cynthia Oswald Design & Creative Services is a brand and marketing studio located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. We work with passionate, ethical brands to create positive change. Our goal is to bring creative ideas to life through collaborative brainstorming and visual communication. We create branding for businesses and help streamline communication tools. This can be a logo, or secondary brand elements that accompany a logo, and also how these elements are utilized across all communication platforms—such as printed materials or packaging, website, social media, and email marketing. We do this through discussion, research, and review—enabling the client to be part of the decision-making process throughout the entire life of the project. Our process allows our client’s mission to come through in the final result.