Hey there, I'm Krista!
It's overwhelming and frustrating to take charge of every aspect of an online design business. Sometimes it's not even feeling overwhelmed, but knowing that you could do more of what you love (and make more $$) if you just got rid of a few pieces.
As a designer, creating memorable brands and websites is where your time is best spent. That's how you serve your clients. That's how you make an impact. And that's how you bring in the dollar bills.
But the code that comes with designing those intentional websites isn't your cup of tea. Sure, you can push through and make it happen. But it takes way too long, your creativity is limited by your coding abilities, and it totally ruins the excitement as you near the end of a project. That's what I'm here for!
I take care of the code so you don't have to.
I work with designers running established businesses who set out to make a real impact through each and every one of their carefully curated designs. Designers who...
- Value the power of their designs too much to spend countless hours learning new coding skills or fighting with final website tweaks that they just don’t have time to deal with.
- Want to feel lit up and excited throughout a client project, rather than getting to development and feeling discouraged because it’s like starting from scratch.
- Are ready to get designs out into the world more quickly, without having the pressure of the full project on them.
- Aren’t willing to feel limited based on their own coding abilities or the skills and reliability of an inexperienced developer.
- Want the best web experience for their clients - from the design itself to how easy it is for them to manage down the road.
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When you trust another business owner with the outcome of your client sites, it’s helpful to know a thing or two about them. Here are the values at the heart of Krista Rae LLC:
I dedicate myself to giving each client an amazing experience. From the time you inquire to the time the website we've collaborated on launches and beyond, you are my priority. I'll never go MIA, I'll never commit to something and not do it. I am your go-to developer and ongoing team member you can rely on.
I set out each day to be the best developer I can be through crazy attention to detail and the outcome of the final product I create. I consistently further my education and hone my development skills. This allows me to build websites that will serve clients for years to come.
I am here to serve as a member of your team. Regardless of whether we work together on a custom website, small tweaks, or an ongoing retainer, the entire process is collaborative. Only together can we create the website your client has been dreaming of.
Just as my business creates freedom for me, I use my skills to create freedom for designers. Each project I take on and each minute I spend expanding upon my skillset means less time you have to spend in code and more time you get to spend on design.
As I've put an effort into making my own business simple and stress-free, I strive to do the same for you. In addition to taking development off your to-do list, I keep everything in our process as simple as possible and ensure you always know what's coming next.
I've been given so much through my business that giving back is a big part of what I do. I sponsor 3 orphans as well as donate a portion of profits to Lifesong for Orphans. I also use my business to give back to others through providing opportunities.
If those values resonate with you and you want to make sure we’ll make a dream team, schedule a coffee chat. We’ll learn more about each other, talk about how we can best collaborate, and have some fun in the process!
In college, I discovered my love for development. In 5 years I went from not knowing what code was to having a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a Master's degree in Software Engineering.
After a few years of being a software and web developer for a large corporation, I dove into the world of WordPress development and running an online business. And boy did I underestimate how much work it would take!
After 2 years I became passionate about running a more simplified business. I realized I didn't have to do everything myself and quickly saw a big return (both in terms of money and my happiness) from relying on other peoples' talents to take care of tasks I wasn't as good at.
Now I've found myself feeling even more passionate about taking a big weight off of the shoulders of brand and web designers. Through custom theme development based off of gorgeous mockups to monthly retainer services to help you focus on the pieces of your projects that matter, I am your partner for all things code, tech, and WordPress!
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