About

Our mission is to help you cut through the clutter and provide you with an online solution that meets your business objectives and is head and shoulders above the competition.

Gorilla Web Studio is a web design and development firm located in Vermont. We specialize in building database driven websites with WordPress, Expression Engine, and Drupal, social media marketing, and custom web application development with CodeIgniter.

Our mission is to provide affordable design, marketing, and development solutions for our clients, whether you’re looking for an end-to-end custom solution or one of our small business website packages.

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On the webs:

Holly Grundon- Creative Director

Holly is the driving force behind what we do. Holly’s design focus is creating work that is elegant and user friendly. Holly has been in the design field for 20 years, and she has a wide range of experience in both web and printed material.

Formerly an art director and Creative Director for Scholastic Magazine Division Holly oversaw the design and production of over 20 titles. She was also part of the design team for launching Update, a NY Times and Scholastic joint project.

Holly also maintains her print publishing business, designing and creating fun, engaging educational materials for teachers and children alike.

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On the webs:

Bryan Grundon- Account Manager

Bryan is the glue that holds our projects together. He understands the fine balance between all the parts that add up to a successful web presence. Part project manager and part sherpa, Bryan helps clients navigate through the technology and pitfalls from site inception to site launch and beyond.

Bryan  has both a background in design (MFA) and business consulting.

In the winter, he can also be found chasing his daughters down some far away mountain getting them ready for the 2014 Soochi Olympics.

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The Folks That Help Us Make the Magic Happen:

On the webs:

Kerstin Vogdes Diehn - Designer

Kerstin has a keen eye for detail and a knack for the unexpected.

Kerstin specializes in working with nonprofit organizations and teaches design and design-related software at Pace University, FIT, and the Art Institute of New York.

Kerstin has a masters degree in communications design from Pratt Institute and an undergraduate degree in literature from American University. Fascinated by books her whole life, Kerstin brings a unique literary aesthetic to her visual work.

When Kerstin is not working with us she is “cooking up” her own work at KVDesign in Brooklyn, NY. She has two cats, Sookie and Dante who serve as studio assistants. She recently had a baby, Nathaniel (Nate), whom she is training to be a fine typographer.

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