Who We Are

Our team is a collective of pros, each experts in their own fields with their own separate businesses, all entrepreneurs who work together really well with our clients. We genuinely care about delivering work of high quality that helps clients accomplish their business goals and celebrate their successes.

Why Choose Us?

Because the internet is the great equalizer and we’re well prepared to make the most of it.

With deep artistic roots, we have a clear purpose — to use our talents to help you succeed, with clarity and style.

With our Fortune 500 technical development expertise, we’re inventive and well versed in the strategies that work online for the big guys. We apply the same best practices they use, scaled down to fit our small business clients.

Be seen.
Be recognized.
Elevate your business!

Our Mission

Clarity Web Studio is an organic digital marketing agency providing clear, practical solutions for business owners that are uniquely optimized to meet their real-world business needs. Since 1999!

Web Design Since 1999

Clarity Web Studio has evolved from a one-person shop in 1999 to a team of pros, centered around our San Francisco Bay Area base. We’re now an organic marketing agency providing everything it takes to help your potential customers find you online. We look forward to working with you.

Our Team Leads

Linda Phillips Blue, Owner & Account Manager
Clarity Web Studio

Linda Phillips Blue, Founder & Lead

Linda took a winding path from the arts into information technology and knew it was love when she created her first website in 1995.

  • Writer, musician, and artist with a BA in Studio Art, Minor in Psychology – Sacramento State University 2006
  • 13 years in IT in statewide data centers as a technical analyst, web designer, programmer, structured tester, and project lead on multimillion-dollar mission-critical public projects. She served as a best practices and accessibility resource for state agencies.
  • Entrepreneur

In private business, Linda combines her artistic background with corporate level technical expertise to help small businesses prosper.

Ross Turner, Graphic Designer
Ross Turner Design

Ross Turner, graphic designer

Ross Turner launched his design career in New York City in 1984. Based in California since 1988, Ross is an award-winning designer in the area of retail packaging; he has created graphics for 24-Hour Fitness, Craftsman, Home Depot, Kendall-Jackson, Klutz Toys, Red Bull, Republic of Tea, and Sutter Home Winery among many other national brands. His client list of recognizable national non-profits includes American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Major art museums (de Young, Legion of Honor, and Monterey Museum of Art) have been his long-term clients.

  • Layout and design studies, Parsons School of Design, New York City
  • BA in Liberal Studies and teaching credential, Humboldt State University
  • Award-winning film and television actor
  • Entrepreneur

After 36 years in the field, Ross retains a passion for design and enjoys working collaboratively with clients to deliver on-brand graphic solutions.

Heather DeLong Hardesty, Graphic Designer

Heather Hardesty, graphic designer

Heather is a bold, and enthusiastically determined designer. A reveler in the excitement of a good idea. Each project is an opportunity to make something better. Her passion is doing work that evokes emotion, improves experiences, makes people smile, and challenges them to think about things a little differently. She sees creativity everywhere, drawing inspiration from a wide array of sources. When a creative block finds its way into her day she will head outside to be cured by hiking with her dogs or gardening. Creating, designing, and developing since 2000.

Recognitions:

  • HOW Award 2018 – Ex Post Facto Label design
  • Wines & Vines 2019 – Ex Post Facto Label design
  • GDUSA 2018 – Drink Oregon Campaign
  • GDUSA 2018 – Stop & Smell the Rose POS
  • SIA 2015 – Santa Rosa Symphony
  • Marcom Award 2014 – San Diego City Employees Retirement System

Mark Ferguson, Web & Systems Developer
Rapid Success Partners

Mark Ferguson

Mark is a systems designer and web technology wizard who can find a practical technical solution for any problem. After decades as an entrepreneur in this business, Mark has accumulated a stunning client list of nonprofits and companies in many industries, from Fortune 500 to solo entrepreneurs.

  • Aerospace / Defense
  • Consumer Products
  • Distribution
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Support
  • Hospitality & Food Services
  • Information Technology
  • Leadership & Coaching
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Marketing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Services
  • Telecommunications

Kristen Schreiner, Admin & Social Media Manager

Kristen Schreiner

Kristen grew up in Colorado, before attending college at Central Washington University, where she earned her Bachelors degree in Visual Arts Education. As a Navy spouse, she has lived in numerous places in the United States including Texas, Washington, Hawaii, and Florida. Kristen has over 10 years of work experience. She worked for the Navy as Work & Family Life Consultant, worked as an Administrative Coordinator for a pilot program from UCLA and spent three years running Calla Lily Lane, her own online boutique. Kristen currently lives in the Florida panhandle where she enjoys an active lifestyle with her husband, their three young children, and dog, Leo.

  • BA in Visual Arts Education, Central Washington University
  • Social Media Marketer, HubSpot certified
  • Entrepreneur

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