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I am Ryan, an award-winning digital designer with 18 years of experience developing concepts, creating gorgeous designs, mentoring designers, managing teams & projects, and producing visuals and content that convert.
Helping organizations that make a positive impact on their community – from nonprofits and B Corps to startups and entrepreneurs. Helping businesses find their brand with heart & soul
Why Soul & Heart Creative?
I have been designing for close to 20 years, both for large organizations and freelancing. Soul and Heart Creative was born out of my desire to help people and organizations who are doing good work in the world – nonprofits, B Corps, entrepreneurs and startups. People who think differently. And work hard to help others and their community. Now I strive to do the same.
I look to build relationships, not just business opportunities. My ultimate goal is to find the soul & heart of your business, and project that into the world with website design. You can see some of my recent work here.
Working with Ryan has been such a treat. He related to and understood my ideas. He was able to translate them into a beautiful website that is an authentic expression of me and my work in the world. Ryan is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He held my hand throughout the entire process, had answers to all my questions and worked with my sometimes slow process of clarifying my vision. Ryan repeatedly went the extra mile for me and I absolutely LOVE my new website! I highly recommend working with Ryan, he made the process easy & fun! Oceans of gratitude!
Before hiring Ryan, I had a few really terrible experiences with web designers. So I was relieved and overjoyed to finally work with someone who genuinely cared about my project and the quality of his work! It felt like he really “got” me and the essence of my brand. As a result, he was able to create beautifully designed web pages that perfectly complemented my existing website.
Ryan is one of those rare people in the world that TRULY embodies what it means to provide honest, caring support and customer service. He’s warm, encouraging, perceptive, patient, and responsive in every interaction.
Ryan has a big heart and is incredibly talented, with a diverse set of skills. He’s my go-to man for all my design needs!
Kristyn C., kristyncaetano.com
Ryan was phenomenal to work with. His talent exceeded all of my expectations. I brought him in to work on a client’s website redesign. He was able to create the look and feel that my client wanted, which made my client extremely happy (and thus, made me extremely happy). Ryan listened to my client’s wishes for her website, took the time to show several samples he thought would be a good fit, and worked endlessly to make sure the final product was exactly what my client wanted. Plus, he is a very kind-hearted soul who is very easy to work with. I would absolutely work with Ryan again and always have him in mind to bring in if any other clients are looking for website redesign.
Christine T., drcoxconsulting.com
I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with Ryan in multiple roles since 2007. Ryan is one of those rare people who cover all the bases – reliable, hardworking, trustworthy, creatively talented and most notably he gets along well with any personality type. I have truly enjoyed working with him and would recommend his creative services to anyone from the small business owner just starting out to a large corporation.
Christina K., Creative Director
Ryan did a great job with our conference website. We had some fairly clear ideas about what we wanted, and there was no designer ego that stood between us and that, but his skills did make things even better than what we’d envisioned. I’m working with him now to update that site and to work on a personal brand website and he’s prompt, upfront about pricing, and willing to discuss creative ideas just like last time. We’ll use Ryan over and over.
Catt White, intentsconference.com
Ryan completely transformed my branding and website! I gave him a relatively vague business idea and some of my core values and he came up with a logo that honed my message. He created my website and was super responsive and flexible. I just had a great experience.
Jessica Lackey, jessicaswellnesscorner.com
Working with Ryan on our website overhaul was a wonderful experience. He just made the whole process go as smoothly as possible. He had great ideas and listened to what we wanted/needed. There were no surprises and we ended up with exactly what we wanted.
Chris F., firesafesdcounty.org
Ryan was very thoughtful with our project, and took the time to truly understand what we wanted. He is a great listener and worked with utmost professionalism and care. I highly recommend working with Ryan!
Katie P, visionofhopezambia.org
Ryan was great to work with! So excited about my logo and labels, I feel like they reflect just what I was going for.
Olivia S., Liv’s Kitchen
I have been using Ryan for all my company’s design needs for almost a decade. His creative eye for graphic design, coupled with his vast experience and strong work ethic, make him my top choice for design work.
I’d love to hear from you – whether you need a new website, logo, branding or business cards.