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Website Design for Creatives, Non-Profits, and Small Businesses

Vinson Valega designs Squarespace websites for non-profits, small businesses, and creative clients.

 

WEBSITE DESIGN

Using Squarespace templates to create custom sites for non-profits, small businesses, and creatives.

 
 

 
 
 Live Performance, St. Louis, 2007

Live Performance, St. Louis, 2007

Jazz Impact

Small Business 

Consulting website that traces the evolution of jazz music and how it informs creative business strategies, innovation, and sustainability.

Total number of pages: 7+
Content: images from around the world, compelling video, and original copywriting.

Hours needed to complete: 35- 40

Template: Harris


  Blue Willow , Jewish Museum, 2006

Blue Willow, Jewish Museum, 2006

Sharon Louden

Artist

With over 70 bodies of work consisting of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, installation, and animations, this website includes more than 1,000 images re-sized from the originals and displayed in a coherent and elegant manner.  

Over 25 years of work is documented, including video integration and animation examples. Additional content includes bio and resume pages, as well as other important components of her professional output.

Total number of pages: 70+
Content: over 1,000 images, 50 videos, extensive press coverage, original copywriting.

Hours needed to complete: 200+

Template: avenue


 Doug as Teveye in  Fiddler on the Roof , 2017

Doug as Teveye in Fiddler on the Roof, 2017

Doug Jabara

Actor, Singer, Teacher

Musical Theater performer, Doug Jabara, was unhappy with his former Squarespace website. His completely revamped site showcases his extensive talents as a singer, recording artist, performer, and vocal instructor.

Total number of pages: 10
Content: 11 photo galleries, videos, reviews, sound tracks and original copywriting.

Hours needed to convert site: 45-50

Template: Bedford


 Billie Holiday, 1950s

Billie Holiday, 1950s

Just Jazz

Small Business

A straight-forward website of a music agency that books live jazz ensembles playing music from the Great American Songbook of the 1940's, '50s and '60s. The site integrates music samples with a comprehensive "Guide to Choosing a Band."

Total number of pages: 11+
Content: 30 sound tracks, public domain images, original copywriting.

Hours needed to complete: 40-50

TEMPLATE: hayden


 Mixed Media, 2017

Mixed Media, 2017

Sharon Hollensbe

Artist

This basic, first-time  website shows how quickly one can be assembled. In only a few short weeks after graduating with her MFA, images and content were compiled into a simple, yet cohesive showcase in which Sharon can preview future bodies of work.

Total number of pages: 7+

Hours needed to complete: 20-25

template: Wexley


Living and Sustaining a Creative Life

Artist Book Project

A book publishing website that requires an up-to-date calendar of book tour dates, extensive photo albums, and the on-going ability to grow as the series expands.

Total number of pages: 15+
Content: two comprehensive calendars, interviews (10), extensive photo montage (500+ images), video, original copywriting.

Hours needed to complete: 70-80

TEMPLATE: om

 Published 2013

Published 2013


Consultant & Editor on Previously Created Squarespace Sites:

 
 Narcissiter: “Organ Player” Film Poster, 2018

Narcissiter: “Organ Player” Film Poster, 2018

Artist

Performance artist who needed help updating her site, including image & video editing, content organizing and the creation of a new calendar.

Total number of pages worked on: 10+

Hours needed to complete: 10-15

Template: Flatiron

 
 Window Dancers 17 (2016) 9" x 8.6" Archival Pigment Print

Window Dancers 17 (2016)
9" x 8.6"
Archival Pigment Print

Artist

Primarily a printmaker who came to the visual arts after a long career writing for television and print. Full consulting, including site organization and formatting, copy editing, image re-sizing, and SEO implementation.

Total number of pages worked on: 4-7

Hours needed to complete: 8-10

Template: momentum