We’re Just Good People Doing Good Work at STUDIO dpi
For over 10 years, STUDIO dpi has been building web sites that work harder for businesses in Barrie, Orillia, Muskoka, and the surrounding areas.
We thrive on being part of a team, and on supporting you in clarifying and achieving your online goals.
Our commitment to you doesn’t end when we deliver your web site. We’re invested in the success of all the sites we build. So you can expect to hear from us, proactively, about ways to maximize your site’s performance and capitalize on new opportunities as you go forward.
You can also expect the highest standards of professionalism and customer service. It’s part of what makes us unique, and is the reason why so much of our new business is referred by our existing customers.
Find out more about how we can take your online presence to the next level.
Malinda Watt, the creative energy and founder behind STUDIO dpi, thrives on cooperation and connection.
A teacher by nature, Malinda has a gift for breaking things down and explaining them clearly. She acts as a bridge between the technical and non-technical worlds, making her a valued companion on any technological journey. Our clients rave about her ability to guide them through important and sometimes complex decisions without difficulty.
They also rave about the keen artistic sensibility she brings to her work. Indeed, with diplomas in Applied Photography from Sheridan College, and Web Production and Development from Georgian College, Malinda is a rare talent. She marries her skills to create beautiful, functional sites that support clients in achieving their business goals, whatever they may be.
As much as we’ve tried a various points over the last 10 years we can’t do it all alone. Malinda will always be your main point of contact as a client of STUDIO dpi but when it comes to getting the job done she trusts these experts in their own fields to help get it all done!
Effigy Design is a design studio located in Orillia, Ontario, with the goal of helping individuals, businesses, teams, and events promote themselves through great graphic design. Our graphic design team closely with clients to create a design and product that fits their aesthetic and needs, offering a wide range of services that includes design, apparel, print media, and signs/banners. Regardless of whether a client is looking for a small custom graphic for their vehicle or a complete re-branding for their business, clients can expect individual attention, fast turn around, and reasonable rates.
Adam is the mastermind, creator, and the fearless leader of the Effigy team. With a background firmly rooted in art, and a degree in Graphic Design from Seneca College, he draws a lot of his inspiration and aesthetic from comic books, video games, and cartoons. Like a giant child trapped in a hairy man’s body, he is constantly bombarding the group with important questions like “Is a large group of zombies a herd or a hoard?” and “Do astronauts drink at a space bar?”
Although he keeps things fun at the office, when it comes down to business he takes a very professional approach and always ensures deadlines are met, clients are satisfied, and the beer fridge is stocked.
These days, everyone is suffering from information overload.
Clear, concise, informative copy is like a breath of fresh air, delivering the information your readers want in a way they can understand and act on.
From web content to policy, white papers, and training materials, OnWord hones in on what’s essential and develops smart, simple materials – written in your own voice – that really serve your audiences.
Working with clients from small business to government and not-for-profits, we focus on crafting informative, readable, engaging content that your readers can easily understand and act on.
Sandra Kahale uses language to inspire, inform, and impassion.
Clarity is her passion. With her purposeful approach, Sandra helps clients articulate their unique message in ways that connect with and compel their audiences.
When she’s not writing, Sandra teaches Online Communications and Writing for the Web across Ontario and around the world.
Colin Thompson is a Barrie, Ontario based webmaster, customizing websites of all different technologies to each brand’s specific personality and functionality needs.
Growing up with a father who works in I.T., Colin has always been surrounded by technology and exposed to a great variety of computer systems. He maintains the same passion to learn new User Interfaces and User Experiences and incorporates that knowledge into his work.
Colin has a diploma in Web Animation and Design from Georgian College, where he learned the technologies and philosophies behind effective website design.
After graduating, Colin built on his foundational programming knowledge and dug in to the code behind modern Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Joomla. These skills allow him to tailor the system to the brand, rather than trying to make the brand fit the system.
After years of running her own photography studio, Margie realized that she is not only passionate about taking photographs, but also about the marketing and communications that is an essential part of having a successful business. Designing a customer experience that will have people coming back, but also cheering you on is something Margie has had the opportunity to do in her own business, but also with clients. With a creative arts background, Margie approaches social media marketing initiatives in a fun and innovative way and is always looking for new learning opportunities and ways to work social media and audience engagement into her work.