Ashton Brown

Digital Design & Marketing

Ashton BrownHello,

I’m am a digital designer and marketer with over 20 years of experience. My focus is on designing websites and creating graphical marketing assets. I bring a data-driven and user-centered design approach to all projects.

In my career, I ran an agency for 10 years building websites for small businesses. I’ve also worked for many years in larger corporations such as Xerox, Dun & Bradstreet and WP Engine.

I currently split my time living between Austin, Texas and Tamarindo, Costa Rica. I take select consulting work, run my personal sites and work as a design contractor for WP Engine.

From My Blog

Webpage Speed Test

By Ashton | October 18, 2017

This article quickly summarize the importance of website speed, how to measure it and how to improve it. It’s intended for a website owner novice understand only the most important and impactful information. Site Speed Affects Metrics Like Bounce Rate Search Ranking Conversion Page Views Reader Satisfaction Revenue Generation What is fast? “Findings show 50% …

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My Favorite Web Design Tools of 2015

By Ashton | May 5, 2015

I’ve been building websites for small businesses for over 15 years and am always optimizing my tool belt. My goal is to analyze the users/customers and build a website using best practices for visitor engagement and conversion. There’s no reason for complex setup and technical issues when building a standard website in this modern age …

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Career, Skills and Future Plans

By Ashton | April 22, 2015

What Brought Me Here Raised in a home of graphic design influence and the privilege of having some of the first Macs around the house it’s no surprise I’m where I stand today. I took my high school’s 2 year immersive AV course using news room quality equipment. Then though the Art Institute of Dallas’s …

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