Howdy from Austin, Texas!

Bound By is a creative and technical digital shop based in Austin, Texas. Through a proven collaborative process, we work with businesses of all sizes to better connect with their stakeholders to drive results. We are bound by a commitment to good design and working with our diverse network of clients to develop the best possible solution to drive their business forward. We are bound by teamwork. We are bound by quality and reliability. Through a collaborative process, we form relationships that are mutually successful and long lasting.

Our History

We have been designing websites since 2001 (yep, a space odyssey). Our team is based in Austin, with other team members located across the United States, including Texas, Colorado, New York, North Carolina, Virginia and Connecticut. With years of experience – and with the aid of ever-improving technology – we have honed our skills to bring the best service to our clients large and small, so they can thrive in the digital world.

Jason Cooper

Creative Director

Jason got his start in late 90s during the internet boom! When the boom imploded, he reluctantly became self-employed, which actually turned out to be the greatest thing and his passion for his business thrived. With a formal education in art with the thirst for technology, Jason loves the creative and technical sides of building websites.

Janea Taylor

Technical Director

Janea entered the IT field in 1999. In 2006, she changed her focus, obtained a degree in software development and became a full time software engineer. During her 10 years as a software engineer, she worked in a variety of environments and is passionate about working with others to create and manage positive team dynamics and effective process.

James Bowen

Marketing Director

James is a digital marketer specializing in inbound marketing, pay-per-click advertising, SEO & SEM work (and more), James’s primary function is to utilize a holistic inbound marketing strategy to help businesses generate more online leads. He is a trusted Google Partner, is HubSpot Inbound Certified and a devout fan of WordPress.

Luke Smith

Frontend & WordPress Developer

Hand Luke some design concepts with a code editor and he’s dangerous. He’s a passionate Front-End developer with a knack for subtle bells and whistles. When he’s not at his desk, you’ll find him charging in his Mini Cooper around the young town of Chattanooga with beef jerky in his gob.

Sarah Sherman

Social Media Manager

With nearly a decade of experience in public relations, marketing and social media management, Sara works as a marketing consultant and contractor on various Cooper Design projects. She loves creating digital content that resonates with client audiences through creative wordsmithing and punchy copywriting.

Fahad Mehdi

Project Manager & Backend Developer

Fahad has over 10 years of Web development experience that covers a wide range of tools & technologies. Detail-oriented and thorough when tackling projects, Fahad confidently provides expert opinion and solutions and is always knowledgeable on the latest trends in technology.

Amy Davis

Frontend & WordPress Developer

Amy has over 13 years experience in front-end and WordPress CMS theme development. She specializes in building beautiful functional speedy and easily editable websites for clients all around the globe. There is no technical hurdle she can not overcome.

David Olsen

WordPress Developer

Dave is a Web developer with more than 20 years of programming experience. Since 2008 he has focused on WordPress and has developed hundreds of custom WordPress websites for clients around the globe. His speciality is building elegant solutions using off the shelf WordPress plugins and adding custom coding to fill in the missing functionality.

Our Philosophy

To build lasting, meaningful relationships with our clients that create mutually beneficial results, we are all enthusiastic about what we do. We bring passion to each project and excel at exceeding client expectations. We love what we do (even late-night, crunch time deadlines) and that’s why clients keep coming back.

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