I’m Jadzia DeForest owner, web designer, and developer at Portlandia Web Design. I’ve been in the web business for close to a decade. After taking the past couple of years to focus on my own projects I’m back to building sites professionally. So welcome to my new website!

As a designer I’m quite versatile, depending on your needs and branding. I like to listen to my clients, discuss the possibilities, and come up with something that will thrill you. My experience in design ranges from web (site design and layout) to print (magazine layout, business cards, product packaging, etc.).

I also work with front-end website code including HTML, CSS, and PHP. I’ve built sites in Dreamweaver and even MS Publisher (back when that seemed like a good idea). Now, as you can probably tell from the rest of the information on this site, I prefer to work with open source programs like WordPress. Love WordPress!

Even as a business owner, I consider myself a freelance designer. And unlike some freelancers out there, I actually do believe in being dependable, reliable, and finishing every project. I also enjoy keeping up with the times and the newest technology and latest trends. It’s so very important in this line of work.

I’m married to a wonderful man who’s my partner in this business. We live with six cats (our bosses) near Carver in a mid-century modern house.

So get in touch. I look forward to hearing from you and working with you, whatever your project may be.