I’ve been a freelance web designer and consultant since 2004, working with agencies and companies, small and large. I love collaborating with small businesses and start-ups, helping them use technology to grow their business.

I live in Portland, Oregon and serve both local and remote clients. My most requested services are:

  • WordPress theme design and custom development
  • UX/UI design
  • Enhancing site performance
  • Configuring Google Analytics
  • Marketing and SEO

Web/App Design

You have a product to sell, a cause to advocate, a message to communicate. My comprehensive web design process will:

  • Start with an understanding of your business and users
  • Employ team collaboration, iterative design and user testing
  • Elegantly integrate branding, messaging and functionality
  • Ensure you meet business goals and maximize user experience
  • Deliver the best solution for your budget


WordPress is a free, open-source content management system that empowers small business owners to take charge of their website. Nearly 30% of all websites are powered by WordPress.

I’ve been designing and developing websites with WordPress for nearly a decade. Here are a few ways I can improve your business online with WordPress:

  • Design a custom WordPress theme for your website
  • Customize a WordPress theme you’ve purchased or already activated
  • Enhance your WordPress website with plugins
  • Develop a custom WordPress plugin for your website
  • Update and optimize your WordPress website

Site Performance

Web technology and tools are constantly changing. I’m a veteran developer who takes pride in building sites using the latest development best practices and performance guidelines. A quick rundown:

  • Style websites with the latest HTML, CSS and SVG graphics
  • Develop WordPress websites using best practices
  • Use site optimization tools to optimize website performance
  • Deliver “device appropriate” layouts and graphics

Online Marketing

I graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Marketing. Helping clients reach and connect with customers is emphasized throughout my design process. Marketing services include:

  • Usability research
  • User testing
  • Content strategy
  • Social marketing
  • SEO
Clay Teller

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My Tools

A few of my favorite design and development tools:

  • Apple
  • WordPress
  • Photoshop
  • Sketch
  • Atom
  • Axure
  • Google Analytics
  • jQuery
  • Gulp
  • Illustrator
  • GreenSock
  • GitHub