Marc Oldham Philadelphia web designer

Web Designer + Creative Director

marc oldham.

With over two decades of industry experience, I empower my clients by designing compelling brand communications combined with proven marketing strategies. Possessing a sharp eye for design and a meticulous attention to detail, I’m drawn to elegant typography, minimalistic layouts, and the philosophy that less is often more.

Visual communications connecting people with brands

at the core of my capabilities lies an intrinsic drive for designing brand communications that promote engagement and instill trust.


With an astute understanding of the intersection between aesthetics and strategy, I specialize in designing websites, brand identities, and marketing materials that engage its intended audience.

I’m committed to transparency, delivering honest assessments, and offering only the appropriate services needed to help make your project a success. 

You can find me on the historic Main Line just outside of Philadelphia, PA. I’m your dedicated partner in transforming your creative visions into reality.

wordpress web design

website design + aftercare


Custom designed websites with stress-free aftercare, your online presence is secure, backed up, and fully covered.

logo designer philadelphia

branding + logo design


Establish a professionally designed logo and a cohesive brand presence that leaves a lasting impression with your target audience.

digital marketing company philadelphia

digital marketing + seo


Increase your visibility and reach by leveraging organic and paid search engine optimization and digital marketing strategies.

biography.

tl;dr

From working at small print shop during art school, to the many different creative teams I’ve been a part of throughout my career, I’ve gained a wealth of experience in traditional and digital design. Learning traditional design customs allowed me to experience and embrace the paradigm shift from an analog to digital workflow.

My career includes roles as a Graphic Designer and Digital Imaging Specialist at Hone Studio, Senior Graphic Designer at LA Weight Loss, Director of Interactive Communications at Booth Bay Creative, and Creative Lead at Media Proper.

With a focus on brand identities and visual communications that convert, I have an unwavering drive for learning new technology, designing original concepts, and developing intuitive user experiences.

Victory Printing Company

Production Artist
While studying graphic design, fine art, and illustration at Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, PA, I worked at a local print shop named Victory Printing Company. My design career started with a photo-stat machine and paste-up boards using Xacto Knives and Rubylithe.

Hone Studio

Graphic Designer & Digital Imaging Specialist
Following my graduation from Hussian School of Art I worked at Hone Studio, a digital and traditional photography studio in Philadelphia, PA. I produced marketing materials including menus, catalogs, cookbooks, convention panels, websites and web graphics.
I also played an essential role in a software development team that created an Internet based, image search and retrieval QuarkXPress Extension designed for the supermarket industry called ADAPS. As part of my role, I evaluated the functional aspects of the extension and provided feedback to the developers to optimize the end-user’s experience of the software.

LA Weight Loss

Senior Graphic Designer
After departing from Hone Studio, I dove head first into web design and development and fulfilled the role of Senior Graphic Designer at LA Weight Loss Franchise Company. My responsibilities consisted of designing communications including a new website allowing that allowed franchise owners to manage their own micro-site, html email campaigns and variable data direct mail campaigns.

Booth Bay Creative

Director of Interactive Communications
Following my employment at LA Weight Loss, I joined Booth Bay Creative as the Director of Interactive Communications. My responsibilities included the design, direction and creation of interactive communications for direct marketing efforts including; websites, email blasts, landing pages, A/B testing, micro-sites and banner ads for national and global institutions while also providing metrics and lead tracking for B2B marketing campaigns.

Media Proper

Creative Lead
While serving as the Creative Lead for Media Proper, I played an active role in the creation of informative and eCommerce based websites coded in WordPress – delivering exceptional design solutions that exceeded client expectations. Together with the team, we created websites that not only look polished, but are also user-friendly, responsive, and optimized for success.

Oldham Design

Freelance Creative
After my departure from Media Proper, I now offer freelance services specializing in web design, branding, and digital marketing. With a wealth of experience and a passion for crafting compelling online experiences, I’m dedicated to bringing creative visions to life. Whether you’re seeking a stunning website, a distinctive brand identity, or strategic digital marketing solutions, I’m here to collaborate and help grow your brand and online presence.

synopsis.

Starting out at a small print shop while attending art school, I’ve gained a wealth of experience in both traditional and digital design, having worked with a diverse array of companies, studios, firms, and agencies.

Along the way, I’ve had the honor of collaborating with talented professionals from various fields such as designers, illustrators, photographers, videographers, printers, copywriters, and software developers.


technical experience.

Throughout my life I’ve gained extensive knowledge and experience in a number of areas, enabling me to develop and implement creative solutions for a wide variety of projects.

  • WordPress
  • WooCommerce
  • Drupal
  • Joomla
  • Wix

  • Commanding knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS and LESS 
  • Working knowledge of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, and AJAX

brands served.

Throughout my career, I’ve had the pleasure to collaborate with a diverse range of inspiring teams and clients. From startups, to businesses and foundations, I take pride in delivering solutions that help people and brands connect.

portfolio.

From brand identity design and logo design, to WordPress website design and development, here’s a glimpse into the diversity of my expertise as a professional graphic designer.

let's work together.

Request a quote and we'll schedule a free consultation to discuss your project and learn how I can help your business, organization, or startup.

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