Freelance web designer Bristol

Complete WordPress web design and build service

Are you looking for a freelance web designer in Bristol or the South West?

I’m a Bristol-based freelance web designer specialising in WordPress websites. I provide freelance support for several web design agencies in Bristol. Skills include HTML, CSS, SCSS, PHP for WordPress, Javascript, Adobe Creative Cloud. I’m also an experienced graphic designer.

Web design examples

Take a look at some examples of my Bristol-based freelance web design. For in-depth case studies, please visit the blog section of my website.

  • Futegy branding website design

    WordPress website design and build for Futegy

  • Website design for Avent Interiors in Bristol

    WordPress website design and build for Avent Interiors

  • Mobile website design for Carma Automotive

    Mobile view of the Carma Automotive website design

  • HiMaintenance Web Design

    WordPress web design and build for Hi-Maintenance

  • Daniel Ahern Ecology Web Design

    WordPress web design and build for Daniel Ahern Ecology

  • Freelance graphic design for Operation Noah

    Brochure design for Operation Noah

  • Brochure inner spread for Smartbox

  • The WordPress website design on a mobile screen

    The Pinnacle Business Finance website design on a mobile screen

  • Responsive website design for Alltree Consultants

    Responsive website design for Alltree Consultants

  • Logo design for North & Co Chartered Surveyors

    Chartered surveyor logo design for North & Co

Why hire me?

If you need a freelance web designer in Bristol, get in touch. I’ll be happy to discuss your requirements and provide a competitive quote.

WordPress websites

I design and build websites from scratch using the WordPress content management system. This allows you to access and edit your website content – add news articles, images, blog posts and more. I can also supply a video tutorial to demonstrate how to use the system.

Responsive websites

All the websites I build are mobile-friendly. The layout adapts to the visitor's screen size, resulting in an excellent experience for mobile and tablet users. This is very important – over half your website visitors will typically be using a mobile device.

SEO-friendly websites

I build websites with an eye on SEO. If you supply target key-phrases for Google rankings, I'll name pages, URLs, images and content accordingly. If your keywords are competitive, I can recommend a specialist SEO company to help achieve excellent results.

Bespoke designs

Every website is designed specifically with the client and end-user in mind. I don't use off-the-shelf WordPress themes. This means you get a website that meets your requirements and is targeted towards your customers.

Client approved

After submitting an initial layout, I work with the client's feedback to provide a final design to their approval. From here I build the website on a test server. This allows the client to check the site thoroughly before launch. Once approved, I migrate the final site over to their live web space.

Excellent customer service

After launching your new website, I'm just a phone call away if you have any problems or questions. I can also make updates and upgrades to keep pace with your evolving business.

Web design skills

My freelance web designer skills include:

Adobe XD
PHP for WP

Freelance Web Designer FAQs

How much do you charge for freelance web design?

Cost varies according to your requirements. After an initial discussion, I typically quote upfront for the complete design and build of your website.

If you have ongoing requirements we can discuss an hourly rate for all work.

Do you work onsite or remotely?

I work remotely from my own office with my own equipment. I'm happy to meet up at your place of work to discuss project requirements.

Do you work with any companies outside of Bristol

If your requirements are such that we don't need to meet in person, I'm happy to work regardless of your location. We can communicate via phone, email and video-call.

What CMS do you use?

I exclusively use WordPress CMS. It's well-supported, user-friendly and works well for websites of all sizes. After building your website, I can provide a video tutorial demonstrating how to use the WordPress system.

Can you build a site from my design?

Absolutely, I can build a complete WordPress website from your design. I'll need layered files in either Photoshop, Illustrator or XD format.

Are your websites tablet- and mobile-friendly?

Yes – I build all websites with multiple devices in mind. The design will adapt to the screen size of the end user. This means your visitors see a version of your website that is well optimised for their device.

Can you host my website?

I don't offer a web hosting service. However, I can recommend a great hosting company if you don't already have this organised. I use a supplier that specialises in WordPress websites. They provide additional functionality that can improve the speed of your website.

Will my website rank highly in Google?

After completing your website, I'll submit a sitemap to Google. This makes it aware that the site is live and it will index the pages. Rankings depend on your website content and how competitive your key phrases are. I build SEO-friendly websites that provide a great foundation; however, a specialist SEO company may be required to push you further up Google's index.

How long will it take to design and build my website?

I always aim to work to client timescales. I'll ask when you want to launch before accepting the project. If I can't hit your deadline, I'll let you know so you can look elsewhere. Otherwise, the time will depend on complexity and how busy my schedule is.

Do you build eCommerce websites?

If you have a modest range of products, I can build an eCommerce website. I use WordPress and Woocommerce.

Request a CV

I’m currently looking for new freelance web designer jobs. If you’re interested in working with me, please complete the enquiry form for a copy of my CV.

Website design testimonials

Client testimonials

“Having worked with Stuart on many projects since 2009 he has not let us down once, either in terms of the quality of his work or exceptional service. A very rare find of creative and technical abilities.”


Recent freelance web design

Daniel Ahern Ecology Web Design

Website Design

Website design and build for Daniel Ahern Ecology

WordPress website design and build for an ecological consultancy based in Somerset.

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HiMaintenance Web Design

Website Design

Website design and build for Hi‑Maintenance

WordPress website design and build for a tensioned fabric specialist.

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Responsive website design for Alltree Consultants

Website Design

Website design and build for Alltree Consultants

WordPress website design and build for an arboricultural consultancy.

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Looking to hire a freelance web designer in Bristol?

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