About - Design Queen
A truly personal one-on-one website development and graphic design service including logos, websites, brochures, photography and more.
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“Hi, I’m Debra (they call me the Design Queen). I work with businesses, individuals and organisations to help them brand themselves using imagery, graphics and website solutions so that they can build a true customer service experience and trust through visual mediums and great design.”

I am a media professional and highly experienced in website development, commercial print, branding, advertising and publishing.

I have been fortunate enough to work with some iconic New Zealand companies like TVNZ, Rainbow’s End and Mag & Turbo Warehouse. I’ve also been part of the Far North District Council communications team, on staff at The Northern Advocate and printing.com and have helped many fabulous small NZ businesses and organisations get themselves ‘out there’ with smart, well-designed branding, websites, graphics, advertising and media.

I am a trained Typographer with many years of graphic design and commercial print experience, and am also a qualified and highly experienced Digital Media Designer – graduating from the prestigious Media Design School in 2002.

With extensive experience in digital media design (websites, web banners, animated GIFs and optimising images for the internet) books and magazine publishing, Annual Reports, professional tender/bid documents, brochures, business cards and much more.

I have proven skills and experience in web design, WordPress, CMS (content management systems) website management, HTML, CSS, online content, graphic design and branding – plus I have the drive, passion and knowledge to get a job done well and on time, every time.

A natural trouble-shooter with excellent organisational skills and a very keen eye for the fine details, I set very high standards for myself and have a genuine work ethic (I love to beat deadlines!).

Give me a call today on 021 521 470 or drop me a line to see if you’d like to work with me.

Debra Stratford
SENIOR CREATIVE / FREELANCE DESIGNER
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  • Qualified and experienced in web and graphic design
  • Professional website development since 2002
  • 20+ years of graphic design / desktop publishing
  • A deep understanding of media and the internet
  • Highly skilled in production and project management
  • Innovative and creative thought processes
  • Intuitive, friendly, motivated, honest and dedicated