In an ongoing effort to better explain who we are and what we do, meet the Rugged Moose Design Team..
Ryan Velting is the owner and CEO of Rugged Moose. With a long history in design, photography and everything digital, Ryan leads every project at Rugged Moose. Ryan has been developing on the web since 1997, is an award winning photographer and graphic designer and has been a WordPress theme developer since 2003.
One conversation with Ryan, and you’ll see how extremely passionate he is about the work that his team at Rugged Moose does. His straight-forward approach to design and customer service has served Rugged Moose clients well since its formalizing in 2010.
Skills: Web Development/Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Rock Climbing, CSS, PHP, Wakeboarding, SEO, Barefoot Waterskiing, WordPress Administration, skydiving
Getting computer languages and servers to “play nice” is sometimes a challenge, and Kevin is our go-to man. He’s been in the IT business for a very long time, and is constantly “fixing” what us designers are breaking.
Kevin doubles as our local Joomla! expert, that is, if we can ever get him out of the river.. (He’s a master flyfisherman in his very limited free time.)
Skills: Network Administration, Database Management, Joomla!, Web Development/Design, Archery, Virtualization, Fly Fishing
Harry has made a tremendous career in commercial photography and video composing, and is incredibly highly respected in the industry. If there was one single photographer in the Midwest that we could pick, it would be Harry – and he’s part of our team..
Harry is a wealth of knowledge, and we’re thrilled he’s part of the Rugged Moose team.
Skills: Commercial, architecture, executive portraiture and product photography, Audio/Video production, Backpacker
Aaron has the very unique ability to effortlessly craft words into sentences, and sentences into paragraphs, giving our all too often jibber-jabber nerdspeak some meaning.
And yes, she may spell her name like a boy, but she is very much not.
Skills: Copywriting, Wordsmithing, Competitive cycling, Graphic Design, Web design, Copy Editing