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Stimulating Media, llc

Ben Ambalong
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Rank: #95
Points Earned: 590
Member Level: Silver
Member Since: 2012
Owings Mills , MD 21117 USA

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Please tell us a bit about your background. How did you get started in design?

The company have been founded by a graphics/web designer and a software engineer/developer. Our goal is to become a web agency that does both front end and backend development. Making sure that the client will get the best of both worlds when it comes to web.


How long have you been with your company?

7 years


Are you self taught or did you attend school for your industry?

We currently hold Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science and hold multiple web certifications such as Web Animation and Web Development.


What web browser do you use?

All of them since we test our products to make sure all web and applications work properly on modern and older browsers.


What social media do you use for work and play? Do you have a favorite?

Facebook and Twitter


What is your favorite thing about the type of work you do?

The creativity aspect of it and the opportunity to create something new. We also love the challenges of making them work!


What advice would you give to someone looking to get into the web design field?

You must have the passion for it. Without it, you will get burned out easily.


If you could only use one language, which one would it be?

English


What do you see as the most prominent emerging technology?

Mobile applications since mobile devices will dominate the technology scene.


Who is your typical client at the moment and what types of projects are you working on?

Catering, restaurants, and medical clients. We work on mostly responsive web design and mobile applications.


What advice would you give a client in order to prepare for a new project?

Know what you need and your budget so we can advise you on the best possible solutions.


What is the most common problem you deal with when working with new clients who do not have much experience with working with designers?

The understanding of how web programing works and how much harder it is compared to just designing it on a design software.


Do you use a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) or any type of project management or proposal software?

Yes


What is your standard hourly rate?

65


Do you have a minimum budget for a new client?

Our graphics design rate starts at $145 for simple logos. As for web design and development, our rate starts at $800 all the way to $20,000 for database intensive applications.


What`s your favorite development language and why?

The backbone of every website which is HTML5 and CSS3. For backend we use mostly Php, Java, JavaScript, and SQL.


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10451 Mill Run Circle, Suite 400, Owings Mills, MD 21117 USA | contact@stimulatingmedia.com | (866) 212-7907



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