Services

Campaign Strategy

Nicole Steffen can take a look at your business and market and help you craft an action plan that will help you market your organization and move forward.

Website Design

Nicole Steffen Design can help you bring your business forward with a website that will help your audience see you in a fresh new light.

Logo & Branding

Your Logo and Brand Persona should help your business or organization thrive.

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What The People Are Saying

Nicole Steffen works off both sides of her brain at once—offering up creative solutions with the technological know-how to implement them. She does it with amazing resourcefulness that gives you the biggest marketing bang for your money that you can get. Nicole is all about developing, sharpening and implementing your ideas, not imposing hers on you. Beyond all of that, Nicole is fun to work with!

Lissa Edwards Owner, Glen Arbor Wines

Nicole is an extremely detail-oriented worker. Not only does she pay attention to the big picture, she makes sure all of the little things along the way do not go unnoticed.

She also responds well to changing objectives and client expectations. Her flexibility makes her a champion in this industry.

Cat Muncey ARS Advertising, Associate Creative Director/ OneUpWeb, Creative Director

Nicole is a thoughtful designer with excellent design skills including interactive, typography, image and color expertise all rolled up with a sensitive perception of what I call the ever-fluctuating visual language of our world.

Sam Adams ARS Advertising, Account Exectutive

Nicole brings passion to everything she touches and goes above and beyond in every interaction. Her ability to constantly produce top-quality work under tight deadlines is amazing. In addition to a full load as a senior designer, Nicole was tasked with managing our agency’s social media presence and actively participating in content planning. She has a keen understanding of digital marketing and is always considering the greater business impact of design in her work.

Marta Turnbull Brand Manager, Oneupweb

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The Blog

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Learning to Love Graphic Designers with Long Contracts

Contracts have a bad reputation, but over the years I have developed a bizarre fondness for contracts that is a little out of the ordinary. Nearly every negative project experience I have had has been due to a badly written contract that is missing key components that would save the client and myself time, money […]

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Going Rogue in Northern Michigan: Becoming an Independent Graphic Designer

There is a certain direction you expect in life. A momentum that pulls you and guides you forward on your journey toward the future you expect and plan for. Then one day the realization hits, a pile of bricks—an anvil to the head—this is not working.   It is time for a change. It’s time […]

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The Top 5 Color Tools for Better Design

Color is the love and bane of many designers. Color is antagonized over and perfected. The differences between RGB, CMYK, and PMS all thought through with great care. A good designer knows how to pick color. They know the ins and outs of creating fantastic palettes that draw the eye, evoke emotions, and convert the […]

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