Team

Craftsmanship elevated by a culture of quality

Gavin Hall, Design Director
Gavin Hall
Creative Director, ENFP
Our typography obsessive design lead lives for well thought out design systems, single-origin coffee and his two very lovely children.

He has 23 years experience working worldwide for clients, designing and implementing complex websites at scale, and is proud to now call Cincinnati his home.
Capabilities
Digital Strategy
Brand Strategy
Creative Direction
Technical Direction
UI/UX Design
Frontend Development
Sarah Littlefield, Strategic Director
Sarah Littlefield
Strategic Director, INTJ
A Cornell-educated UX expert with a unique ability to blend creativity and strategic thinking, Sarah Littlefield has been instrumental in the growth and success of Magnet as its Strategic Director and co-founder.

Her left-brain strengths are beautifully complemented by her passion for integrating human-centric strategy, exceptional writing, and user experience design.

Known for her innovative approach and playful nature, she effortlessly crafts jingles for everyday situations while solving complex strategic design challenges.
Capabilities
Digital Strategy
Digital Marketing
Brand Strategy
Growth Marketing
Conversion Rate Optimization
SEO
Andrew Leonardi, Client Services Director
Andrew Leonardi
Client Services Director, INTJ-A
Our Client Services Director, Andrew, serves as the pivotal link between our clients and comprehensive digital solutions tailored to their needs. With a background as a seasoned full-stack developer and tech entrepreneur, he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table.

Andrew's dedication to client satisfaction and his deep understanding of technology ensure that our partners receive solutions perfectly aligned with their requirements.

During Andrew's downtime, you'll often find him surfing, a passion that brings a source of balance and inspiration.
Capabilities
Account Management
Full-Stack Development
Brand Strategy
Conversion Rate Optimization
SEO / PPC Management
Andrew Gaynor, Project Manager
Andrew Gaynor
Production Director, ENFJ
Google-certified and experienced, Andrew is the backbone of Magnet's project management. With his organizational skills, professionalism, and friendly demeanor, he expertly navigates web agency challenges like scope definition, resource allocation, and risk management. Always available to field client questions, he fosters a collaborative atmosphere, keeping our remote-first team motivated and driven.
Capabilities
Project Management
Agile and Scrum Methodologies
Technical Writing
Quality Contol
Client Training
Alex Topal, Systems Architect and Lead Engineer
Alex Topal
Engineering Lead, INTJ
As the most senior engineer on our team, our resident genius holds two master's degrees and has amassed over 20 years of experience designing system architectures, implementing complex engineering solutions, and managing teams at scale. Formerly a computer science professor, he joined Magnet 12 years ago and has been an instrumental part of our success on the web. There is no challenge too great for him to tackle and his leadership is invaluable to our development team.
Capabilities
Full-Stack Development
Blockchain
Artificial Intelligence
Software Architecture
DevOps and Systems Engineering
API Development
Jamstack Development
LAMP Development
Clara Hart, Designer
Mike Heggie
Frontend Development Lead, INFP
Mike Heggie, our resident expert in Webflow and JavaScript, moved to Salt Lake City for its prime hiking and outdoor scene. Skilled in 3D animation and passionate about web standards and no-code development, Mike brings a unique blend of technical expertise and creative flair to our team. His work is marked by precision and innovation, reflecting his enthusiasm for both coding and the great outdoors.
Capabilities
NoCode Development
Javascript Development
Web Animation
UI/UX Design
Reisto Belovich, Search Specialist
Reisto Belovich
Digital Marketing Specialist, INFJ
Our Idaho-based SEO and SEM maestro, excels at finessing web copy and strategizing both on-site and off-site tactics to skyrocket traffic for our clients' websites. A classically trained pianist, Reisto's musical prowess seamlessly translates into his digital marketing expertise, striking the perfect chord between creativity and analytical thinking. His passion for music harmonizes with his dedication to helping businesses amplify their online presence and achieve outstanding results.
Capabilities
Search Engine Optimization
Pay Per Click Advertising
Analytics
Copywriting
Oscar Dykeman, Designer
Oscar Dykeman
Designer, ENFP
Our versatile no-code developer and visual wizard, has an eclectic skill set that includes 3D design, Photoshop, and video production/editing. Originally from Mexico, he now calls the picturesque Eugene, Oregon his home. Though he misses Mexico's sunshine, he's captivated by Oregon's unique culture and stunning beauty. Oscar's passion lies in swiftly transforming clients' ideas into reality, employing no-code tools, graphic design, 3D art, and video to craft immersive experiences.
Capabilities
UI/UX Design
Web Animation
NoCode Development
3D Rendering and Animation
Clara Hart, Designer
Clara Hart
Clara Hart is a multi-talented artist and designer, with expertise in illustration, graphic design, and user experience design. She received her training at Kenyon College, where she honed her skills and developed a keen eye for detail and aesthetics as well as her ability to seamlessly blend form and function, creating designs that not only look great but also perform their intended function flawlessly.
Capabilities
UI/UX Design
Graphic Design
Illustration
Design Systems
About our website design and development agency Magnet

About our agency

Left brain, meet right brain

Our full-service web agency has 20+ years of experience designing for large organizations like Ikea, HGTV, and UCLA. Our diverse team of proactive creators and strategic thinkers values inclusivity, collaboration, and growth.

We bridge time zones, languages, and cultural influences to design for a global audience. Our adaptability and exceptional results have made us a trusted partner for clients across North America, Europe, and the Middle East.

Careers

Join our growing team

Our remote-first web design agency believes that diversity, equity and inclusion make our work, company and each individual on our team better.  We also believe in a healthy work-life balance, flexible hours, competitive pay, health insurance, retirement contributions, parental and sabbatical leave, plus ongoing education.

We are always on the lookout for passionate, hard-working creative and technical people. If you think you'd be a good fit for our team, we would love to hear from you. Email us at hello@magnet.co with your resume.