Who we are

Kara Design Group is a full-service design agency that provides small business owners with trusted SEO-driven web solutions that clarify messaging, generate leads and make brands shine.

As a seasoned designer and marketing strategist, Kara has a passion for helping her clients take their businesses to the next level. Her agency specializes in combining print, digital design, and photography that attracts and converts customers—and integrates the beauty of design with the brawn of web solutions.

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Why work with us?

  • We Make the Process Easy

    Small business owners are busy and don’t always have the time or skills to focus on marketing their business. By offering one point of contact where clients can have multiple design needs met, it’s  convenient, less stressful, and a better use of their time.

  • We Design Websites that Work Harder

    This is where Beauty meets Brawn. There are several factors that come into play when making a website work harder for a business. Within brand-compliant, designs, we combine several optimization techniques that help online businesses rank higher, keep visitors longer, and get more sales/leads. As an example, this includes optimizing sites for mobile speed.

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Developing her skills in studio art and photography, Kara served as Art Director for a St. Louis Mega-Church. As a result of pioneering the use of video graphics production there, churches are now making it standard practice. She also created an innovative event display that integrated 3D stained-glass design with print graphics and was recognized nationally. After seven years, Kara decided to take on the challenge of starting a family and launching her own business. It was during these years of navigating diapers and design work that the cornerstone of her agency’s core values was forged: People First, Always. Twenty-five years later, She and her team continue to find new and better ways to help businesses expand their online presence and flourish. As an example, the custom website designed for a wholesale manufacturing client increased sales the first year by 56%, and in 4 years, by 88%.

We can do pretty much whatever it takes…

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Our mission

To provide small business owners with design and marketing solutions to help them grow brand identity, increase their online presence, and dominate over their competitors.

Core values

  • Always be mindful and respectful of family, ours and our client’s.
  • To deliver innovative and creative ideas.
  • Embrace change and grow through challenges.
  • To continually pursue growth and knowledge.
  • To display passion and enthusiasm for our industry and clients.
  • To pursue integrity, living and working both honestly and ethically.
  • Have fun, think beyond borders, and enjoy the journey.

Our experience

Design - 22 years
Photography - 18 years
Marketing - 10 years

Years of Experience

Successful Projects

Happy Clients

Awards Won

What makes us a good fit?

  • ATTENTIVE — It’s our business to learn about your business.
  • EQUITABLEWe don’t sell services you really don’t need.
  • LOYAL — Long-term business relationships make us happy.
  • APPROACHABLE — Small projects don’t annoy us; big ones don’t overwhelm us.
  • FLEXIBLE — We offer rush and emergency services.
  • MINDFUL — We can operate within a budget, as long as it’s agreeable.
  • PERSONABLE — If we can’t answer the phone, a real person calls back.

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Kara Design Group is a design and marketing company that helps small businesses grow by offering solutions through web design & development, print design, and photography services.

We enable clients to focus on other aspects of their business while we focus on making their brands live up to their full potential.

We also design & develop online solutions that work harder. By incorporating necessary optimizations as part of the design process, our sites perform better in searches, rank higher, and create more sales/leads for clients.

Whether it’s creating a logo, shooting product and people images, tweaking an existing site design, or launching a full-blown campaign, Kara Design Group values and encourages lifetime customer relationships and enjoys helping clients flourish in business.