Kiersten Armstrong

Kiersten Armstrong - Web Developer

Rhinebeck, NY, United States

As a freelance web designer/developer I specialize in creating custom Wordpress websites for all creative individuals with a story to tell.

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Overview

I am a freelance graphic and website designer/developer with over 10 years experience. I specialize in creating custom designed Wordpress websites for all creative individuals with a story to tell.

Your website is a necessary asset in promoting your brand or business. I create professional and engaging websites to fit you and your brand needs.

Whether you are looking for a one page, multi-page or e-commerce website, I will discuss your needs with you to create and deliver an attractive responsive website that is accessible on all media devices (desktop, tablet, and smart phone). Most of my websites are design with WordPress alloying for easy management (by you or I can manage it for you).

I pride myself on delivering beautiful and engaging professionally designed work to suit your needs.

Web services include:
• Responsive website design and development
• WordPress website design and development
• Website maintenance
• Content management
• SEO optimization
• Online marketing
• Social Media implementation
• eCommerce solutions
Services
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles
Art
LGBTQ Non-Fiction
Photography
Psychology
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels
Cultural & Ethnic
Poetry
Works with
Shopify
Squarespace
Wix
WordPress

Certifications

  • BFA - College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
  • MFA - Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Awards

  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers

Work experience

Art Director/Graphic Designer/Web Designer

Art & Books
October, 2006 – Present (over 14 years)

Print and online design services including author and artist website design and development, book packaging, book cover design, and marketing material.

Art Director/Graphic Designer/Web Designer

John Szoke Editions, New York, NY
July, 2003 – September, 2006 (about 3 years)

Creation and management of print and online advertising and website design/development and management. Art direction and design of company catalogues, brochures and promotional material.

Art Director

Thinking Pictures, New York, NY
March, 2000 – July, 2003 (over 3 years)

Art direction and design of multimedia projects.

Projects

The Wall Street Psychologist Author Website Design and Development

Author website for The Wall Street Psychologist.
Services include responsive Wordpress website design and development, blog, social media implementation.

New York Sights Unscene Book promotion Website Design and Development

Book promotion and author website for New York Sights Unscene, a book of photography by Brad Libenson.
Services include responsive Wordpress website design and development, ecommerce website.

DRAGS Book Promotion Website

Book promotion website for DRAGS, a book of photography by Gregory Kramer.
Services include responsive Wordpress website design and development, ecommerce website, Facebook page design and implementation, Facebook ad campaigns.

Subversive Films Website Design and Development

Film production company website.
Services include responsive Wordpress website design and development.

Kolkata Calcutta Book Promotion Website Design and Development

Book promotion website for Kolkata Calcutta, a book of photography by Fionn Reilly.
Services include responsive Wordpress website design and development, ecommerce website.

Kiersten has 21 reviews

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Communication & Punctuality

Alison Holt
As someone who has been a professional author for quite a while, I'm very particular about hiring professionals who will get the job done in a timely manner. When I decided to redo my website I interviewed several candidates because I needed to find someone I'd be comfortable working with. I'm extremely pleased that Kiersten was available when I needed her. She is professional, prompt, afford...
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Alison Holt, June 2021


Jay Ishino
Kiersten went above and beyond in creating a website that I really love! She made the project seamless, and I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to create an author site. Moreover, despite our time difference, she always responded to emails promptly and made every effort to complete requests in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend Kiersten!

Jay Ishino, May 2021


Audrey Miller
Being a first-time author, I didn't know what I didn't know. Kiersten did an amazing job with my website and accommodated all my tweaks and suggestions promptly and perfectly. I couldn't ask for a more patient collaborator. Her work is impeccable and I would highly recommend her.

Audrey Miller, May 2021


Susan Dieterlen
Kiersten was a pleasure to work with and did a great job on moving my website to Wordpress and renovating it to support my book launch and career pivot. She was very responsive to feedback and open to discussing the best ways to communicate information and lay out pages. I'm already getting compliments on the new website. So much better than I could have managed myself!

Susan Dieterlen, April 2021


S.K. Karlsson
Kiersten is an impeccable professional. She's designed the most beautiful site, capturing the essence of two book franchises that couldn't be more different from each other in terms of tone while balancing their delivery in a site that's absolutely gorgeous. I couldn't be more thrilled. Kiersten communicated regularly, responded to all my questions and concerns, and delivered a product I am pro...
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S.K. Karlsson, April 2021

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