We don't just build websites — we build relationships.
Imagine having a trusted partner who took the time get to know you, to understand your business, and wants to help you reach your goals — someone you could depend on to be there to offer their expertise, look out for you and your best interests, answer all of your questions, make your business look fantastic, not nickel-and-dime you, and give you peace of mind. Say hello to JVM.
We're not just another
web design company.
A few words from our Creative Director, Sherry Holub...
The year was 1995 and I'd just graduated from UCLA with a degree in art. 22-year-old me didn't know what else to do with a degree in art and a background in photography other than keep freelancing like I had been, or just go ahead and form a new company. I went for the latter, and JVM was born.
Diving right in and doing business with real clients and real projects gave me the type of experience you just can't get from school, and it didn't take long for me to realize that being creative and making something look great doesn't automatically get results for your clients.
Luckily for me (and my clients), I quickly discovered the missing pieces. Design needs to have a purpose. Who is the audience? What are the goals of the project? What action should the design be facilitating in the audience? After combining marketing principles with design, things got a lot busier. I started to build a great team of people and as the technology evolved, so did we.
It goes without saying that when you work with JVM, we guarantee you'll get a modern and technically sound website delivered, but our true value is that we become your trusted partner. We truly care about you, your business, and your success. We've got your back. The additional services and long-time support we provide combined with knowledge, expertise, and results, are added bonuses.
Also on top of that, we eliminate stress and worry for our small business and non-profit organization clients. Once people work with us, they want to hold on to us! Many of our clients have been with us for 5 or more years, and the very first client we ever built a website for (way back in 1995) is still a client today.
So, let's talk. No pressure. Let's just sort out how we can alleviate your worries and help you reach your goals.
If this all sounds great and you're looking to build a long-term relationship, click below to schedule a quick call with me to see if we'd be a good fit.
Sherry was featured on the Rebelpreneur podcast with Ralph Brogden in September of 2019.
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Don't just take our word for it—read what JVM clients say:
"I was impressed with the simplicity of the web development process. It probably wasn't that simple, but they made it seem that way. Plus, their customer service is outstanding. JVM has gone above and beyond to create an ongoing relationship with our company. Once our site was complete, the follow-up didn't stop. I am extremely happy with this company and the relationship and would highly recommend them." – Sue Waller, Sales & Marketing Manager, Spacewall West
We don't want you to think that all we do is toot our own horn over here.
Independent market research firm, Clutch, has ranked us as one of the top Web Design Companies for the past 3 years.
When you work with JVM, you're working with a diverse group of real people who take an interest in you, your business and your goals and truly want to help you succeed.
The core of JVM is a team of experienced, dedicated employees and contractors.
Creative Director, Wizard of Design, Magic Maker: Sherry Holub
Ever since I won a Halloween poster contest at the age of 8 with black crayon shavings and cotton balls, everyone knew I was destined to use my creative brain in a career capacity. A self-proclaimed introvert with the ability to make things happen, I now have over 20 years of experience helping businesses get real results with handcrafted design and personalized service. I'm an advocate for education, a member of prestigious design organizations, won awards, and been invited to judge design competitions. In addition to art and design, I have a heavy background in photography and love writing.
I'm also a friend to all cats and rabbits, love sci-fi, and originally wanted to be an archaeologist. When not working, you'll find me doing things like getting outdoors, practicing Qi Gong, snowboarding, camping, collecting rocks, and either driving around in my Jeep Wrangler or cruising in my restored, 1970 Camaro.
Project Management, Content Management, & Jack of All Trades: Jeffrey Smith
Jeffrey keeps things organized and on-task at JVM.
A loose cannon by right of descent, Jeffrey developed a fascination with figuring out anything related to computers precisely because he never even saw one in school. He's been writing for over thirty years. Jeffrey describes his interests as, "too confounded many for a well-ordered life."
When not keeping order in the JVM office, Jeffrey can be found researching things like Medieval and ancient history, architecture, and European folklore, as well as working on miniature wizard dioramas.
Wordpress Programming & Code Wrangler: Jane Gilpatric
Jane is one of those rare individuals who not only designs great websites, but codes them as well. Jane creates rock solid, effective website designs and then builds them with handcrafted, quality code ... in fact she lives for coding and solving problems! Jane has over 17 years experience designing and developing websites and over 10 years experience with Wordpress.
When not working on websites you're likely to find her keeping up with the latest science and technology news, reading a good book, or hiking with her kids.
HTML/CSS Coding & Custom WordPress Plugin Programming: Trent Lin
Trent has a BA in Business and Information Systems, and has over 13 years of experience in web development. He is also a Google Certified Partner, trained in the latest Google technologies.
When not working on websites, Trent can be found hiking trails in summer and in the swimming pool in the winter.
Software Development, Advanced Web Programming & Custom WordPress Plugin Programming:
Blake has over 15 years experiencing custom programming software, websites, mobile aps, complex custom LAMP stack applications, WordPress plugins and more.
Mario Rosa | 5/3/73 – 2/10/21
The world is officially a little less creative. We'll miss you Mario.
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