It's all about
Great designs create and provoke reactions and require influences and inspirations from all walks of life. The natural world produces an endless library of patterns, colours and sizes. Being such a wonderfully diverse and varied creature, we think the Gecko mimics these essential qualities and appears to advertise and exhibit them with pride.
A ‘hot’ gecko is fast, active, alert and has the unique ability to manoeuvre and view life from any position and any angle. Their exquisite sensitivity to colour and their ability to precisely focus on more than one thing at a time both give them an enviably vibrant and stimulating view of life and an ability to respond quickly to change.
These are all qualities that impress and motivate us and in turn prompt us to be more creative in meeting your requirements and aspirations.
- R. Stopper
Just like our Vikings at Up Helly Aa, who honour tradition and take pride in their appearance and duty to our local communities, we strive to honour our graphic design tradition of always being at the forefront with fresh, innovative ideas. We take great pride in our business and devote all our energy to our new and existing clients whether it's for our Highlands and Islands communities or customers on the other side of the world.
Thankfully, unlike the Vikings who uncannily had a knack for sailing and finding new land, we have the Internet and the ability to communicate quickly and easily without using longships, horns and drums.
We use Autodesk® Fusion 360™ to create your 3D model or rendered animation. We can take your 2D drawings or your fresh, innovative ideas and create a beautiful 3D model in a cost-effective and efficient way.
Fusion 360™ is the next-generation solution for 3D CAD. We can share design information and begin working together through a cloud-based, secure dashboard. Access your designs almost anytime, anywhere, from your web or mobile device, saving time and money on the whole 3D design experience.
Stop trying to visualise your 3D product.
We have over 20 years experience working in graphic design, print and multimedia agencies in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Having moved to Shetland five years ago, we finally decided to start up our design agency. Not just to compete with some of Shetlands established design companies but to be the best. Although we create from Shetland, as you can see from some of our clients’ testimonials below, we can still offer a great design experience to our clients on the other side of the world.
Our work ethic is to work in close cooperation with our customers and deliver an exceptional service with fresh ideas. Whether it's designing websites, online material, graphics for print or other types of design for other kinds of media, we aim to be the design agency that you go to first. Our speciality is assisting business start-ups and helping them understand what is required and how best to market your new business within a controlled budget. We may be starting off as a small design agency but, due to the world being more integrated and connected than ever, we have recently won work from clients not only in Shetland, Orkney, Aberdeen and the Highlands of Scotland but also from the UK, the USA, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia.
Perhaps your website just requires a little facelift or make your marketing material more consistent to your brand. It could be that your brand has got lost in the past and needs to be awakened and revitalised. Have you lost your ranking in Google? Google have changed the way they rank websites. To help achieve better ranking in Google, you may just require a mobile version of your existing website. So connect with us and see how our knowledge and varied skill sets and talents can help your business become bigger, better, stronger and most importantly get noticed for all the right reasons.
The Export Group / Romeo Kekic & Steffen Kolbe - Hong Kong
"It has been an absolute pleasure working with Ross, who has done an amazing job designing and programming our new website, making it work smoothly across different devices and operating systems. Even though we are located in Asia far away from Vikings and Scots, communication was easy, effective and timely. As a cost conscious start-up, we could not have asked for better service coming at a very reasonable price tag. Ever since Ross has helped to bring the website alive, we have received praise from clients and partners, leaving a very good first impression that is so important when starting a new business. We cannot speak highly enough of Ross’s talents and professionalism and recommend Hot Gecko Media for all your design and advertising needs without any hesitation."
The Rad Kat Organic & Natural Soaps / Janis Chase - Canada
"Branding a new company is a big task. Ross from Hot Gecko Media was chosen among others who submitted their designs for consideration. He brought the “WOW” factor to my products and helped brand my products to a level where I am extremely pleased with. Not only did Ross help brand my products, but he designed my business cards, provided banner work and ideas for my website. His patience and work ethic helped tremendously in the process of getting the business started up. I found the communications back and forth very easy. I have absolutely every confidence in working with Ross and look forward to continuing our work relationship. With the talents & people skills Ross has, I can with no doubt recommend Ross for any project that is given to him."
Tomczak Excavating / Peter Tomczak - USA
"You were absolutely wonderful. What I liked about you was that you were so fast to make changes and respond. You made changes to my liking and you worked very hard. Thank you so much! This design is going to generate work for me. It is obvious what I do, it is simple strong and professional. You are the only person that made my phone number the biggest part of the design. That is important. That is what I need people to see. Thanks for working with me. It was a pleasure working with you. Thank You!"
Westwood Consultancy Limited / Ken Shepherd - Scotland
"Hot Gecko Media was a pleasure to work with. We were looking for a company logo and relevant stationery. They came up with a good selection of logo ideas which was well within the time-scale they set. Great communication while we decided on the stationery layouts and they made their best efforts to respond to our comments quickly, efficiently and within our budget. We can seriously recommend them to anyone."
Expert English / R. Sim - Kasakhstan
"Ross combines very high standards of professionalism with an unfailingly courteous and patient manner. He really takes time to understand what your business or project is about and that is creatively reflected in the design of the site. I am delighted with the design of my site which is I feel attractive and contemporary-looking. Ross is extremely supportive too in working with you once the site is up in terms of making any necessary tweaks to target the market even better. Overall, I am really pleased that I chose Hot Gecko Media to work with on my site."
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