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About Us

We bring your ideas to life and create amazing online experiences.

what we do

We believe that every client is distinct, every project unique. Our style is clean, uncluttered, and steeped in the principals of design.

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We're collaborators, among our team and clients. We encourage participation at every step, from planning to project launch and beyond.

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our work

We build things for the web, whether it be mobile, desktop or apps. We excel at rapid prototyping which help gets everybody onboard.

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say hello

Building a website, mobile app, robot, crowd-sourced plastic thingy? We'd love to hear about your plans. Connect with us today.


Our Work

Our work ranges from large corporate websites to dynamic mobile apps. The work we do reflects our broad range of skills, interests and clients.

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Building your brand

Consistently across all platforms

We bring the identity of your brand to life by creating the experiences your customers engage with. Our cross-disciplinary teams work to design the look, feel and sound of your brand for the greatest possible impact, making it consistent yet flexible enough to work across all touchpoints. Examples

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Rapid Prototyping

Making it easier to assess ideas

We bring your ideas to life — fast. We do this by creating interactive prototypes to help your teams and audience give instant feedback. This accelerates decision making and allows everyone see the complete picture, and importantly to see what's working and what's not. Examples

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Desktop, Mobile, Tablets, Apps

See your site from any device, anywhere

The practice of web design has changed significantly over the past three years. We ensure our design solutions are agile, regardless of the device that the site's displayed on but also regardless of how the site itself evolves as its content grows and changes. Examples


websites created


great rates


satisfied clients


years in business

The Team

Make it Sizzle was founded in 2002 by a collective of geeks who love design and new technologies.


John Johnson

Founder/Creative Dude

Jason Pilon

The Miles Davis of Development

Marie Chen

Black Belt in Content Engineering

Barth Paine

Producer/Renaissance Man


We mostly build things for the web, whether it be mobile, desktop, or apps. We're big dreamers and love a challenge, so we keep our list of services fluid.


This is what matters most to us. We closely examine all areas of design ‐ brand integration, typography, information & interaction design.


We create sketches and mockups then evolve them into interactive prototypes, to help your teams and customers give instant feedback.


Under the hood we're adept with: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuerry, PHP, DotNet, Java - everything you need to build a site or app.

Post Launch

After going live, we'll be following-up to hear if it's everything you imagined. We even ask clients to fill out a "bug me meter."

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consistently offering great ideas

"We partnered with Make it Sizzle to design and develop our websites, including our mobile presence, and to create email campaigns and original content. We've been thrilled with the excellent design and high-level of service. Our website has been awarded the Market Metrix 1st place prize for 6 consecutive years."

STEVE PINETTI, Senior VP of Inspiration & Creativity

Clients & Awards

We're thrilled with the recognition — but it’s our customers' success that drives us. When you win, we win. Here's a few of our clients and shinning moments...

Contact us

Make it Sizzle is a team of designers and developers — we're also social human beings. So shoot us a message and we'll come say hello.

Email: jj@makeitsizzle.com  •  Website: http://www.makeitsizzle.com