Freelance web designer and WordPress developer, Manchester, UK

Web design and development to convert your traffic into sales

Freelance Web Designer Manchester, UK
Freelance web design clients

Since 1999 I've been designing and developing websites for well known household brands including Jeep, M&S and ao to name just a few. If you're a company looking to use big business methodologies to improve your online marketing get in touch.


Review & Research

Review website

Whether starting from scratch or optimising your existing website, we need to understand your customers and website first.

Design & Develop

Design website

You need wireframes, designs and prototypes driven by best practice, data and research methods to optimise performance.

Measure & Learn

Measure website

With my skills as a front-end web developer I'll build your ideas into responsive web pages which we'll analyse, measure and learn from.


Featured Case Study

Website design case study

Jon Vincent Watchmakers

Leading the strategy, design and development on a new WordPress theme saw conversions increase from an average of 5 per week to 5 per day

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Why choose me as your freelance web designer?

I’m a designer who understands the big picture - someone who wants to become your design partner and help your company grow...

Why choose me as your freelance web designer
  • First UX centred designer at ecommerce success story
  • Skills in UX, design, front end development and WordPress
  • Completed Conversion XL’s CRO course by industry expert Peep Laja
  • A focus on results and insights over the latest trends
  • Previous experience working in a successful conversion team
  • 15+ years working across web design, development and now CRO

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Client quote

By completing CRO expert Peep Laja's conversion optimisation programme I have added another string to my bow. I now understand the research and analytical processes necessary to create website designs optimised to convert your visitors into sales or leads.

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What my clients are saying...

Client quote

We have seen conversions increase from an average of 5 per week to 5 per day after working with Simon. We have had a record 45 conversions over one weekend alone. Having worked with numerous web developers over the years Simon is head and shoulders above them all. His knowledge in conversion optimisation paired with his eye for design has made him a valuable partner for our business. Nothing is ever too much trouble and his communication is first class. We have kept him on as our go to developer and will be continuing with optimisation later this year. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending him to help grow your business online. First Class.

Greg Kelly, Co-owner

Jon Vincent Watchmakers
Client quote

Having a beautifully designed website is only half the battle, It's what users do when they arrive that's really important. Simon was able to take my ideas and fuse them with the latest CRO methodologies and techniques. If you're looking for a designer that can really help you push the conversion needle, look no further.

Todd Chambers, Founder

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Ambersail has been using Siminki's web design and development services since 2014. The service is excellent. Always professional and with a close eye for detail. Simon and his team take great care to understand our design brief and translate that into web sites that have really enhanced our position within the cyber security sector. You can be guaranteed of a first class, competitively priced service. Ambersail can confidently recommend Siminki.


Client quote

Working with Siminki was a breeze. Without being given much of a brief he delivered an amazing website that is very good looking, functions perfectly for our clients and is responsive across all devices which saved us having to develop an app. Delivered on time and in budget without any problems

Josh Jones, Director

jj Locations
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Simon always takes time to get a clear and concise understanding of what I am trying to achieve, and through his expertise, I am always left with work which is above my expectation. He is always on time and completes work by the agreed date and regularly updates me and requests feedback thoughout his design process

Anthony De Fazio, DIRECTOR

Fresh Fragrance
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Simon brings an intelligent approach to design, he doesn't just understand sites, he really understand branding and the consumer experience meaning that Heirloom London has a site which truly reflects its mission.

Ruth Donaldson, Owner

Heirloom London
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Simon designed our new website which represents our company exactly the way we wanted it to whilst working across different devices and being content managed. It was a pleasure to work with someone who was so easy to deal with

Ian Allmark, Managing Director

Lloyds IP
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Simon was a pleasure to work with, we provided wireframes and a style guide and he brought our ideas to life. We now have a fully responsive website we can be proud of. I would recommend you to work with Simon.

Matt Byrom, Director


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