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Ryan Velting is an award-winning photographer, graphic designer and professional web developer based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ryan is founder and owner of Grand Rapids web design firm Rugged Moose, which specializes in custom web design and development, graphic design and branding for startups and small businesses. Ryan is also founder and owner of soon-to-be-launched web and graphic design firm Brave Rhino, also located downtown Grand Rapids.
Graphic Design for Small Businesses

graphic
designer

Studying at Kendall College of Art and Design and pioneering digital photography and digital design in their infancy, Ryan Velting honed his design experience serving as beta tester, developer and course instructor to some of the biggest names in digital editing software, such as Adobe and Corel. Through his design companies Rugged Moose and Brave Rhino, Ryan manages small teams of local graphic designers for startup and small business projects.

ryan & graphic design

web
developer

Ryan is a designer and coder, a passionate UI/UX Web Designer who insists on beautiful and functional user experiences where less is more. He’s also a Front-end and Back-end Developer, meaning he codes the parts of the website you interact with as well as what’s going on behind the scene.

ryan & web design

Web Code - Ryan Velting Design
Brand Consultant Ryan Velting

small
business
brand consultant

From finding that perfect domain name, to developing an effective logo, to creating a well-defined and executed brand strategy, Ryan Velting handcrafts strong, successful brands. Whether you’re a startup, young small business, or established business looking to re-brand, Ryan will take you and your business through all the right steps to create a strong, effective brand for your company.

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ryan's recent projects

RYAN’S PERSONAL PROJECTS | RUGGED MOOSE PROJECTS | BRAVE RHINO PROJECTS

Brave Rhino - created by Ryan Velting

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