"Michael helped me develop my site from the very beginning. Then he put it together and made it work! He's a great collaborator: creative, insightful, patient!"
- Harriet Rohmer
(Author, Heroes of the Environment; Founder, Children's Book Press)

"Michael has kept my website up-to-date for the past two years. Besides being prompt and professional, he has the technical expertise and creative sense to carry out ideas as I envision them, including the incorporation of multimedia elements that enhance the content without distracting
the viewer."

- Li Miao Lovett
(Author, In the Lap of the Gods)

"I am so grateful to have found Michael. We hired him to help us re-haul an aging website - to upload new content and handle a transfer of files over to cloud computing technology. He is such a pro. He listens carefully, asks thoughtful questions, points my attention to exactly the decisions that must be made next. The work is always done when he tells me it will be - and it is always beautifully handled. Not only would I hire him again in a moment - I already have."
- Mimi Ghez
(Founder and President,
echo communications)

Do you have a website that's out-of-date, broken, confusing,
or just needs a change?

I offer solid, competent, inspiring, patient help!

I can fix, revise, maintain, move, and update your existing site, modify it the way you want, trouble shoot hardware and software problems, train you in computer technologies, or help you build a stunning new site! And I can do all of this at a reasonable cost.

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I am Michael Hermes ...

I’m a web designer located in the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California, USA. I specialize in websites for authors, artists, teachers, small businesses, and non-profits.

I have strong skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks CC, as well as skills in Indesign and Corel Painter. I have expert knowledge of HTML and CSS and am functioning with JavaScript and JQuery.

I also have skills in graphic design, typography, color, digital illustration, video for web, and digital photography. For entertainment, I compose electronic music using Propellerhead Reason.

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I’m also patient, smart, and I love helping people with their websites!

I have been using computers since the age of nine and have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows (all versions) as well as Macintosh OSX.

Please check out my Portfolio Page for examples of websites I have worked on, as well as some of my digital art. Then visit my Contact Page and send me a message!

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  • • SKILLS •
  • XHTML 1.0
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 2/3
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Python 3
  • DNS
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Fireworks
  • Flash
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Corel Painter
  • MS Office
  • Windows OS
  • Mac OS X
  • Apple iOS
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