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Since opening our doors in 2002, we have delivered thousands of web and digital experiences, across a multitude of platforms and industries.

We are large enough to offer you the knowledge and expertise we’ve gained servicing many corporate clients, yet small enough to care.

We are not a high volume digital agency so we can assure our clients that they will receive personal attention and the dedication that every project deserves. For us the highest praise is customers who come back with another website.

We have an excellent record of return customers and referrals, and a large number of clients who have been with us for many, many years. Feel free to ask for references or visit our portfolio section to view some of our work.

Our Team



A large, diverse team of talented professionals means we're able to offer a complete range of services from software development to social media marketing campaigns.

Elaine

Co-Owner / Manager

As one of the founders of web design services in NZ, Elaine has been in the industry since 1999. She launched Online Designs in 2002 with the goal of providing unique, custom-made digital solutions at an affordable cost. With extensive expertise in web strategy Elaine is our key project manager and head of sales and marketing.

Jo

Co-Owner / Web Designer

With over 15 years of industry experience as a digital designer and developer, Jo adds value at various stages of the project life-cycle through digital strategy, user experience (UX), visual design, quality assurance testing and delivery.

Bronwyn

Developer

Bronwyn is a great front end developer who is now turning her attention to mastering MySQL and PHP. A dedicated learner, she is currently working towards an IT degree in her spare time! A keen 'gamer' - she loves everything to do with computers.

Marlene

Web Designer

A graphic designer and web developer originally from Chile, she speaks fluent Spanish. Marlene is a creative person with solid web design knowledge and technical skills. When not at work, she enjoys going sightseeing around Northland and the rest of New Zealand.

Anaru

Web Designer

Anaru is a passionate web designer and developer with a remarkable talent for building websites. His expertise turns conceptual ideas into engaging experiences for all kinds of devices. When he’s not buried deep in code or designing, he can be found skateboarding through the streets of Whangarei.

Mark

Programmer

Mark is a seasoned and highly experienced programming architect with 20+ years experience working in the IT industry. Mark has built countless eCommerce sites, Intranets, CRMs and everything in between making him a highly versatile back-end developer.

Vijay

Programmer

Vijay is an experienced programmer with a degree in Information Technology and a diploma in Project Management. He loves coding and can often be found still at his desk long after everyone else has gone home. Originally from Ravipadu in India, he often makes everyone in the office happy by bringing in a good curry to share for lunch.

Juan

Programmer

Juan joined our company as a programmer last year and is already an integral part of the team. He has 7 years experience as a software and web developer and enjoys the challenge of creating new and innovative solutions. Originally from Chile, he speaks Spanish (as well as very good English) and loves traveling around New Zealand which is his new home.

Jen

Social Media Strategist/Copywriter

Jen is an experienced social media strategist and creative who has spent the past 7 years in Auckland, working with some of New Zealand’s most recognised brands. With qualifications in Media Studies, English Literature and Creative Advertising, she’s passionate about blending story with strategy – using practical marketing know-how to produce remarkable digital content.

Tracy

Accounts Admin

Tracy is our accounts person and friendly part-time receptionist. She enjoys keeping the office running efficiently and calling clients to check in and make sure their websites are running smoothly.

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We’re always on the lookout for talented people! If you see yourself working at our lovely office overlooking the marina, if you're up for a challenge and know a thing or two about web development, then we'd love to hear from you. Pop in and check us out or email us.

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Who we've worked with.

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