Hi, I'm Elise Barnes.

I'm a Website Designer & Developer.

Hi there! My name's Elise and I’m a Freelance Website Designer AND Developer based in New Jersey, right outside of NYC. I specialize in building stunning, modern, and mobile-responsive Squarespace websites for all types of brands and businesses.

That’s right - I’m not only an experienced website designer, but I come from a large development background. That means I’m a bit different from your typical Squarespace designer. My development background allows me to take the bones of any website and transform it into a totally custom and out of the ordinary website. Have a specific vision for your site? Need some custom coded features? This is my speciality!

Have NO IDEA what you need and want me to take over and work my magic? No problem! I’ll create an online masterpiece for you and can ensure that you’ll be proud to show it off once I'm done!

I’ll integrate Squarespace with custom coding + photoshop graphics to create a site totally unique to you and your business.

Don’t just take my word for it - take a look at my client testimonials.

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My Services

I create beautiful, custom built websites on the Squarespace platform.

I offer a wide range of services to ensure your website design works for you and your business. I want you to be 100% happy with your website, and I take great pride in customer satisfaction. Here's what I can do for you...

Custom Design & Development

Striking design customized to enhance and build your brand. Complete with a Content Management System that I'll show you how to use.

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Brand Identity

A brand identity is the visual representation of the values and "personality" of your brand. Your website will be designed to communicate that perfectly.

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Logo Design

You deserve a logo that takes you places. After all, your logo is the face of your company. I can create a fresh and original logo that you are passionate about.

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Blog Setup

Almost every business website has a blog these days! Whether you want a website centered around your blog or just a blog page on the side, I can create that for you.

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Responsive Layouts

The website I will design for you will look amazing on all devices, from desktop PC's to smartphones. My specialty is mobile responsiveness!

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Search Engine Optimization is the key to a successful website. Luckily, I will setup all of the basic SEO that your website needs to be seen by Google.

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If you need to sell your goods online, I can design your site to incorporate an attractive, easy to use, and secure online shop.

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Online Booking

Get more customers by offering online booking. People are more likely to book your services if you offer them the ability to book directly from your website.

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Here's what my clients say...

To say that I am satisfied with the work Elise performed would be an understatement. Her communication, follow-through, commitment, and Squarespace skills are exemplary and I encourage you to hire her for your Squarespace or HTML editing project!

- Jonathan Santiago, The Bayside Club

Elise pulled off a miracle for us... In one night she created a brand new site with multiple pages with layers of details. Not to mention, she was ultra professional and pleasant to work with! THANK YOU ELISE!

- Jennifer Lightwood, MidSchoolMath

I was stuck on how to start my blog and Elise came to the rescue! She understood what I was looking to do, asked so many great questions and kept me informed during the whole process. The first round of work with her was just amazing, I didn’t even need any revisions and she even provided me with help cheat sheets for everything :) I am SO excited now to work on my website and blog. I’ll definitely be coming back to her when I want more updates. She’s she best!

- Kelly Wanamaker, Pets Pans & PushUps

Elise created a beautiful site for me and took my small ideas and put them into one great visual. She was very patient with me during the process and her system of uploading documents made it super easy with content. Elise kept me updated and communicated constantly and I would recommend her definitely! She is super talented very efficient and my site was done in 2 weeks! I can’t wait to work with her again!

- Quinisha Fells, Quinnissential Style & Media

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