I coded all the big banners by hand. Sure, you can achieve similar results with page builders, but in my experience it takes longer to get everything just right, there’s always a ton of random little problems, and they’re bloated as hell and run like molasses on a winter’s morn.
The symbolism of the frog, in particular the glass frog, was important to Justin’s branding, so I set to work creating an image capable of representing his business.
The big challenge here was that we were moving overseas to Japan, and needed a website that would allow us to stay in touch with our Stateside clients, while also serving as an internationally capable online store for our products.
“With Peter in my corner, I have no technical worries.” —Pamela McMullen, The Mapping Studio LLC
The real trick with this site is that it has to house two largely disparate (yet frequently overlapping) portfolios—namely freelance writing and web design.
One of the biggest challenges was setting up the shopping cart to be as richly featured as possible while keeping the overhead—both in terms of plugin costs, and server processes—as low as possible.