A Web Design Agency Focused on Making You Shine

Harnessing the Power of Data to Supercharge Your Website

Future-Proof Your Business with Powerful Analytics

Getting your business ready for whatever lies ahead can be a daunting task. As a web design agency we use cutting edge analytics and valuable data to understand your competitors. This will give you a powerful advantage in getting your business in front of the right people.

Knowing what keywords your rivals are competing for and finding strategic gaps can improve your chances of being seen. Then you can connect with your ideal customers in a meaningful way to resolve their issues. Once you’re visible and able to solve your customers’ problems, you have a business that can go places.

 

Prepare Your Business for a Digital-First World

Having a beautiful website that looks pretty can get you off the ground but having a website that ranks highly on Google and consistently converts viewers into paying customers can get you hurtling towards the stars.

With more people than ever working from home and shopping online due to Covid-19, having your business prepared to meet your customers’ needs by an experienced web design agency is essential. One of the main things we do is to analyse your website and social media visibility and make practical and helpful suggestions to get you in front of paying customers.    

 

Projects Some of our Recent Work

Urbode : Luxury London Living

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BRNS Group : Property Rental & Management

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M&N Contracting : Manchester's Shop Support

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The About Now Team is New but Experienced.

These are some of the brands we’ve worked with 

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Our Services

Our Services

Some of the specialist services we provide

SEO, Copywriting & Data Analytics

Making the what’s under the hood of your site purr

Responsive Web Design & Build

Get that site right, we can make it look good and function well. We build with the user in mind, making your site something to admire

Artwork and Illustration

From commercial illustration to technical drawing and character design we’ve access to some of the hottest pens and pencils (and digital)  in town. We love our artistic roots so love to be able to offer this service.

Promotional Video & Photography

Moving Image, Motion design and animation captures the attention of a customer like nothing else. Thankfully we’ve got that covered

Identity, Branding & Design

The brand is the visual representation of you and your business. In a visual world presentation is everything. We’ll make sure you look present and correct across all platforms.

We are aboutnow

About us – who, why and when

Visionary Shamen
Mike Chavez-Dawson has over two decades of experience producing, creating and consulting in the art and design sector. Known for his interdisciplinary fine art practices, his approach is fuelled by originality, attention to detail and a creative flair that has given him international recognition. He is also immersed in academia and the design and publishing world, where he has held many roles.  In his arts roles he has worked with numerous established institutions, including: TATE galleries, ICA, Barbican, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Art Galleries, HOME and The Walker Art Gallery. He has exhibited, performed, curated and produced acclaimed exhibitions throughout the UK and abroad.  Also, he has been a member of Rogue Artist’s Studio’s for near on two decades, holding two studios there with his wife. Mike also directs Rogue’s social media profile.  His contact and address book of leading artists, illustrators, videographers, photographers and musicians is already swollen and is continually expanding. Mike is the connector; he makes people happen.

Mike Chavez-Dawson

Visionary Shamen

Mike Chavez-Dawson has over two decades of experience producing, creating and consulting in the art and design sector. Known for his interdisciplinary fine art practices, his approach is fuelled by originality, attention to detail and a creative flair that has given him international recognition. He is also immersed in academia and the design and publishing world, where he has held many roles.

In his arts roles he has worked with numerous established institutions, including: TATE galleries, ICA, Barbican, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Art Galleries, HOME and The Walker Art Gallery. He has exhibited, performed, curated and produced acclaimed exhibitions throughout the UK and abroad.

Also, he has been a member of Rogue Artist’s Studio’s for near on two decades, holding two studios there with his wife. Mike also directs Rogue’s social media profile.

His contact and address book of leading artists, illustrators, videographers, photographers and musicians is already swollen and is continually expanding. Mike is the connector; he makes people happen.
Analytics 
John completed his PhD in
Critical Theory and taught at university before changing course and establishing a successful proofreading, editing and copywriting business, working
with a wide range of clients, from Harley Street Gynaecologists and the Hospital Group to accountancy firms. He has also been involved in international research projects in a variety of roles. 
John’s background is in research, which he uses to gain an in-depth understanding of businesses and to identify their target clients in order to write engaging copy to gain conversions. He is skilled in using the latest technology to give any business the competitive edge, which includes:
• Backlink analysis
• Competitor rankings • Keyword analysis
• Site health
This gives valuable insight into where to position any brand and to find strategic gaps to utilise for maximum commercial impact.

Dr John Rowe

Analytics

John completed his PhD in Critical Theory and taught at university before changing course and establishing a successful proofreading, editing and copywriting business, working with a wide range of clients, from Harley Street Gynaecologists and the Hospital Group to accountancy firms. He has also been involved in international research projects in a variety of roles.

John’s background is in research, which he uses to gain an in-depth understanding of businesses and to identify their target clients in order to write engaging copy to gain conversions. He is skilled in using the latest technology to give any business the competitive edge, which includes:

• Backlink analysis

• Competitor rankings

• Keyword analysis

• Site health

This gives valuable insight into where to position any brand and to find strategic gaps to utilise for maximum commercial impact.
Creative 
Vincent has worked as a design consultant and educator for twenty years. Pairing a comprehensive knowledge of design practices
and knowhow with marketing and conceptual nouse, he creates unique identities for brands along with clear direction and strategy.
 A full package creative, Vincent delivers high-end results across a variety of media and platforms. Graphics, Motion, Digital Experience and Publishing are his tools of choice and utilised with a common sense approach to problem solving, results are delivered to high levels of satisfaction. More than the software and technology, he is an ideas guy, someone who is able
to initiate a concept and take it through to production to have sustained commercial impact.
 Away from the screen and strategy Vincent is a successful print artist currently (pre-lockdown) exhibiting at various galleries in the UK.
He also lectures at university, specialising in ux and motion studies.

Vincent Patterson

Creative

Vincent has worked as a design consultant and educator for twenty years. Pairing a comprehensive knowledge of design practices and knowhow with marketing and conceptual nouse, he creates unique identities for brands along with clear direction and strategy.

A full package creative, Vincent delivers high-end results across a variety of media and platforms. Graphics, Motion, Digital Experience and Publishing are his tools of choice and utilised with a common sense approach to problem solving, results are delivered to high levels of satisfaction. More than the software and technology, he is an ideas guy, someone who is able to initiate a concept and take it through to production to have sustained commercial impact.

Away from the screen and strategy Vincent is a successful print artist currently (pre-lockdown) exhibiting at various galleries in the UK. He also lectures at university, specialising in ux and motion studies.