Makeshift is a web design & development studio.

We handcraft websites that deliver results and help our clients succeed.


Who we are, what we do, and why we do it

Makeshift is founded on the idea of implementing unique and creative solutions to common problems. We work closely with each our clients to identify their needs, define their goals, and implement the best solutions in order to achieve them. Sure, we build beautiful websites, but we’re also focused on results like driving sales, gaining new customers, and increasing organizational efficiency.


We’re problem solvers.

At the heart of every project is a goal. We work closely with each of our clients to help identify, meet, and surpass those goals.


We think ahead.

The web is constantly evolving, but we strive to adapt and improve along with it, making sure our clients are leading the way.


We love what we do.

Shaping the web is not our job—it’s our passion. We take pride in our work, and the resulting success of our clients.

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Just a few ways we can help

HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, jQuery

Web Design & Development

We design and develop websites to suit our client’s needs. We start each project by identifying goals and creating a plan to meet them—delivering the results our clients need. Each website is built and tested with the latest and greatest techniques, which keeps our client’s websites looking good for years to come.

Touch Devices

Responsive & Mobile

With studies predicting the mobile web will outgrow the desktop by 2015, it’s becoming even more important that your website look and function correctly across all devices—mobile, tablet, desktop, and beyond. With responsive design, we can do just that. Try resizing your browser to see responsive design in action.

eCommerce Shopping Cart


You have a product to sell and we can help you do it. We have experience developing eCommerce websites with Volusion, Magento, ExpressionEngine and more. Fill us in on your project and we can help match you up with the appropriate solution.

Content Managment (CMS)

Content Management

Would you easily like to make updates to your own website? Then a Content Management System is what you need. Thanks to publishing platforms like Wordpress, or our favorite, ExpressionEngine our clients are able update their websites on their own without any knowledge of HTML.

HTML Email

Continue your branding with beautifully designed, custom email templates, that can be sent to thousands of your clients and subscribers in just a few clicks.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization

What good is a website that doesn’t get visited? Each of our websites are built with SEO in mind—so your website gets viewed by the people who need it most.

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A few of our most recent projects

Rimon Responsive Website on iPad


Rimon is a law firm with a unique, technology-driven platform which allows them to serve their clients globally, while their team still maintains close-knit collaborating across their 14 locations.

We worked with their team to implement a more current design, to attract their tech-savvy clientele, while making the website easy to use across multiple devices.

Rimon's new website was listed as one of the 'Best Law Firm Websites of 2015' by ONE400.

Fenix 5-4 Responsive Website on iPad

Fenix 5-4

Fenix 5-4 is a pure food eatery & fresh juice bar in Whittier, CA. They needed a website that gave their customers easy access to information, while still reflecting their unique character and artistic atmophere.

The new Fenix 5-4 website was built with ExpressionEngine, which lets their staff easily add new items to their menu, update their news, and post their latest events. Being completely responsive, the new website works well and looks great on all devices.

LA Beer Hop Responsive Website Build With ExpressionEngine CMS

LA Beer Hop

LA Beer hop is a brand new Los Angeles based craft beer and bar tour company. We had the pleasure of working with their team to create a new identity and website.

The LA Beer Hop website is completely responsive, allowing their users easy access to information regardless of what screen size or device their using. Powered by ExpressionEngine, their staff is able to easily update content, post new tours, and sell tickets directly from their website.

Community Funeral Services Website Built With ExpressionEngine CMS

Community Funeral Service

Community Funeral Service came to us to redesign their website in order to improve their image and better reflect their quality service.

Their new website, powered by ExpressionEngine, allows their staff to update content, obituaries, and their product catalog. Improved SEO and semantic HTML helps them list higher in search results, and attracts more potential customers. Homepage - Volusion eCommerce Website


RWElectrodes is a one-stop-shop for resistance welding machines and accessories.

We worked with the team at 454 Creative to redesign their store and streamline their checkout process, increase conversion rates and total sales.

Built on the Volusion eCommerce platform, RWElectrodes has full control over their products, sales, and site content.

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