Welcome to Gridline Design & Development



Welcome to the new Web site for Gridline Design! Please bear with us as we work to add content and features. During the process, please let us know your suggestions and comments!

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About Gridline Design

Gridline Design provides a wide range of services spanning the full breadth of graphic design and Web development, including:

  • Graphic Design
    • Logos
    • Business Cards
    • Posters
    • Flyers
    • Presentations
  • Website Design
    • Graphical Mockups
    • Wireframes
    • Templates
  • Web Development
    • HTML
    • XHTML
    • XML
    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • jQuery
    • QUnit
    • extJS
    • PHP
    • Python
    • Django
    • Ruby
    • Rails
    • AJAX
    • JSON
  • Database Management
    • MySQL
    • PostgreSQL
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
    • Drupal
    • Joomla
    • Custom applications
  • eCommerce Solutions
    • DesignCart
    • osCommerce
    • Custom applications
  • Information Architecture
    • Navigation
    • Sitemaps
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
    • Meta Tag Usage
    • Keyword Enhancement
    • Content Writing
    • Content Editing
  • Server Administration
    • Hosting Management
    • Email Management
    • Domain Name Management

Gridline Design also prides itself on delivering fully Web standards-compliant sites that maximize usability and accessibility without negatively affecting the presence of our clients’ sites.

Featured Clients

Christopher Taylor Timberlake Fine Art Jewelry

Christopher Taylor Timberlake Fine Art Jewelry — Homepage Rebuilt using Drupal CMS by Gridline Design, the website for Christopher Taylor Timberlake Fine Art Jewelry provides extensive administration features that allow the client to directly add and update site content, provides a contact form, and generates a number of useful reports about site content and visitors, among other things. A wide range of additional features can also be quickly added to the site with minimal overhead, making it possible to extend the site as the need to grow arises.

Client since: 2009
Site design: 2010

Kankakee County Health Department

Kankakee County Health Department — Homepage The Kankakee County Health Department website, originally created between the summer of 2003 and early 2004, has been rearchitected by Gridline Design to vastly improve search engine visibility, as well as to simplify content updates via Dreamweaver, the editor of choice for the client. The revised site includes Apache server-side includes to vastly reduce duplication, CSS-driven and jQuery-enhanced dynamic flyover menus, and Google Maps integration.

  • Website Design
  • Web Development
  • Information Architecture
  • Content Writing
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Networking Information

Jake Kronika, Owner, Web Designer & Developer, manages and delivers all services provided by Gridline Design. Below are a number of ways to connect with Jake through professional and social networks, instant messenger, and email.

Online Profiles
Instant Messengers
Google Talk
Windows Live