With over seventeen years experience Runic Design provides a comprehensive web design service,
covering every aspect of designing, creating, upgrading and maintaining Web sites. If you are seeking to build a Web site from
scratch, or are wishing to revitalise your existing Web site, then Runic Design can take care of everything. From large-scale
projects to small functional sites, whatever your requirements a site can be built to suit. Full consultation is on hand to
analyse your needs and help develop a tailor-made solution.
Here at Runic special pride is taken in quality, attention to detail and matching designs with the client's needs. Designs
place a strong emphasis on usability, cross platform compatibility, web standards compliance and search engine optimisation.
I have a proven track record in helping businesses to grow and get the best possible results from the web.
Every possible step will be taken to ensure your new Web site meets your requirements, achieves its goals and you are
completely happy with it.
Consultation and Planning
Full guidance is on hand to help develop the web site that best suits your needs. From complex designs to simple functional
web sites, close consultation ensures the right site design for your requirements. I very much believe in cutting through the
pretence and jargon that many designers surround themselves in and take pride in a down-to-earth, no nonsense approach that
Logo Design, Artwork, Graphics, User Interface Design
Original artwork can be created in a wide range of styles. Everything required to build a web site, including vector logos,
bitmap and vector illustrations, graphics, user interfaces, widgets and icons. 2D and 3D. If you already have existing artwork,
images or logos you wish to use, these can be converted into a suitable format and optimised where necessary.
Page Authoring and Web Programming
A range of web technologies will be used as appropriate for your project, including HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS),
PHP and CGI Scripting. A strong emphasis is placed on site usability and cross platform compatibility to ensure designs are
fully compatible with all major web browsers and are backwards compatible as much as is feasibly possible. Because sites are
developed to current Web standards your web site will be as future proof as possible and will be easy to maintain and upgrade.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
A proven track record in gaining top rankings on search engines such as Google and Bing means that many sites designed by
Runic rank on the first page of Google for relevant key words and phrases (many even as high as #1). No tricks or cheats are employed to achieve this,
just solid design techniques and plenty of experience. It is not possible to guarantee to get every site to the top as there are so many factors that
influence this, but you can be sure that your site will achieve the best ranking it possibly can.
Mobile Device Support
Increasingly web sites are viewed on mobile devices and tablets and for some kinds of sites perhaps more on mobile devices than via the desktop.
It is therefore vital that your site looks good and functions properly on a mobile device. All designs are created with mobile devices firmly
in mind and are checked across a range of devices.
Dynamic Content, Shopping and Database Integration
Many sites require dynamic database-driven solutions for features such as online shopping and dynamic content. Care will be taken to select the
best solution for your site. In some cases this will be an 'off the shelf' solution, in other cases a custom solution may be required. Either way,
the most appropriate solution will be seamlessly integrated with your web site.
Social Networking Integration and User Participation
Many web sites need to work in conjunction with social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr etc. We can ensure that your site integrates
with these services so that your web site is as well connected as possible. User participation is also an important ingredient of modern Web 2.0 sites
and if your site needs / suits this we can implement it so that your site visitors can interact with your business.
Multimedia and Photography
If your site requires multimedia content such as video, media casting, You Tube integration etc then we can ensure these are in an
appropriate format and fully integrated with your web site. If you need photographic services such as product photography, portraits,
illustrative or conceptual photos, these can all be handled using professional equipment (Canon DSLR) and industry standard software such as Photoshop.
Once your site is finished you aren't left holding the baby. Runic Design will continue to support your site for as long as you need.
Sites are designed with ease of maintenance in mind, so that you should find it easy to carry out updates and minor changes
yourself. But everyone has different needs in this regard and support packages can be arranged to suit if you'd like assistance
If you would like to enquire about web design, or any of my other services, please do not hesitate to get in contact