The Design





Effective brand recognition and professional website design is vital to your business's growth and marketability now and in the long run. My skill set includes custom design services ranging from basic to advanced site design and implementation, to logo design and packaging. So regardless of your business needs, one of my packages can match your requirements I will always provide one-on-one consultation and advise you of your options through the whole process.

web design services

web development services


Want to start small? There will be plenty of flexibility and opportunity to grow. I'll help you build a scalable, standards compliant, mobile-ready website or application. From a 1-5 page starter template (HTML5) to highly complex, database driven application and eCommerce platforms. If you are already using a content management system (CMS), our would like to upgrade to one I can certainly help you with that. I'll always offer my help and advice along the way, and leave you with a well documented How-To user manual. Simply review my web packages to choose the right fit for your needs.


I'll provide Linux-based hosting and will work with Apache servers, MySQL databases, PHP and Python. This hosting will include services such as email, domain registery, multiple databases, multimedia services and cloud storage. We'll review your website or application together to evaluate the requirements and choose the right flexible monthly or annual package solution.

web hosting services

email marketing services

Email Newsletter Marketing

Hosted email newsletter application. Lets you send trackable emails, authenticated bulk emails at a low price without sacrificing deliverability. No need to spend a lot of money with pay-as-you-go services like MailChimp or Constant Contact. If you're not already taking advantage of email newsletter marketing here is a great article to remind you that it's a very viable communication tool to have in your arsenal.

Email Critic | 7 Reasons Why Email Newsletter Marketing Still Works
"Some email marketing tactics stay tried-and-true and email newsletter marketing is near the top of that list." - Scott Hardigree

James Chartrand | Testimonial

James Chartrand | Men with Pens

Working with Chris has been a pleasure. He makes even the most complex challenges look easy, and has the advanced Wordpress development and coding skills anyone could need - which is exactly why I trust him to work on some of our most valuable client projects. Even better, Chris always delivers on time, in short order, and communicates clearly in a friendly manner. What more could you ask for?


2014-Present Product designer, branding, marketing, web development
  • Design and develop unique products using recycled materials
  • Working with Adobe Suites, Fusion 3d and other CAD software programs
  • CNC and laser engraving machine production
  • Company branding and marketing materials for live events/shows and web
  • Host and maintain and all social networks
2017-Present Lead Front End Developer/Designs
Custom WordPress Templates
  • Full custom WP website themes and plugins
  • Working with Figma, XD and Adobe Suites to convert designs
  • Client consultations and training
  • Use HTML5, SASS, React, Vue.js, PHP/MySQL
  • migrated websites from local to staging, to the live client servers on WPEngine.
Men with Pens
2012-2017 Custom WordPress Templates
  • PSD designs to HTML/CSS Conversion utilizing the WordPress Genesis framework.
  • Creating subscription based mailing lists using Aweber.
  • Create custom Post Types and PHP functions.
  • Use LESS, Bootstrap or Foundation. Grunt for local productivity.
  • PHP/MySQL migrating local and staging websites to the live client servers.
Sport Concussion Library
2010-present Drupal, eLearning, Hosting
  • Work as the lead design, web consultant and developer for all projects including the responsive online library built with Schlr and Drupal.
  • SCAT3 | A smartphone/tablet application for collecting concussion information for trainers and coaches. This application was built with custom HTML/CSS/PHP and Foundations.js.
  • Created all the illustrations, animations, custom HTML5/CSS3/Javascript for four concussion eLearning module sets.
  • Hosting and maintenance for all websites and applications.
2011-Present email marketing and hosting
  • Custom HTML Email Newsletter templates for the Heart and Stroke Foundation marketing campaigns
  • Built the thinkdo website. Custom responsive template with WordPress
  • Built a number of Drupal based websites for thinkdo clients.
  • Developed a online questionnaire, subscription form and competition (HTML/PHP/CSS/JSON/Javascript/XML) to collect data for Heart and Stroke Foundation and Nintendo WII.
  • Provide web hosting for client websites

Key Skills

Adobe Suites


Adobe XD




Front-End Development






Wordpress Development


Drupal Development


Joomla Development







2001-2004 Cambrian College

Studied in the Graphic Design, Arts and technology program at Cambrian College in Sudbury Ontario, Canada.



Web Award 2010-11 for the website Designshifts has won the August 2010 DESIGNFIRMS™ web award

Layers Magazine

Design Makeover: Community Arts Center. Featured article in the September-October issue of Layers magazine, 2010.