About

We began working with general contractors, specialty contractors, home builders, interior designers and travel companies in 2003. Our visually-stunning web design projects are uniquely crafted to meet your requirements. Our award-winning photography and aerial video capabilities will get your company noticed.

John Schnell and Associates works with clients to maximize the potential for their business projects. What sets us apart is our combination of design, marketing and photography expertise. John Schnell has built websites for over one hundred general and specialty contractors, large and small. He is a highly published and sought-after photographer. He has taught marketing and international marketing, and was a sales professional for IBM and Silicon Graphics. John will work with you to develop a business strategy for your project, and then create the business, technical and creative elements to make it happen.

Biography

John Schnell and Associates. Springfield, IllinoisBear Glacier, Alaska

John is trained and certified with the latest web design and digital imaging tools. That makes the job easier, gives you more creative and design options, and saves you money in the process. John uses industry-standard tools to enhance the visual appearance and functionality of your site, with components that make sense for your business. You'll get the website or promotional material that you've been hoping for, at a price you can afford.

While in college, John worked full-time as a laborer and carpenter for a commercial contractor. As a sales professional for IBM, he sold information systems to contractors and manufacturers. John has built websites for general contractors, heavy/highway contractors, commercial contractors, roofing companies, HVAC contractors, home builders, interior designers, professional painters, artists, photographers and adventure travel companies. He has been using productivity software, digital imaging tools and design software since the 1980's. He's got the expertise you're looking for.

Background

  • Adjunct Professor of Marketing, University of Alaska
  • Regional Manager, Silicon Graphics
  • Business Development Advisor, U.S. Peace Corps (Zimbabwe)
  • Senior Sales Representative, IBM Corporation
  • Air Traffic Controller, U.S. Marine Corps (MATCU-62)

Education

  • MBA, Marketing — University of Illinois
  • BA, Finance — University of Illinois

Awards

  • IBM National Sales Leader
  • IBM National Marketing Leader
  • U.S. Peace Corps, Business Advisor Excellence Award
  • U.S. Marine Corps, Navy Unit Commendation (MATCU-62)

A Few of our Clients

Design Tools

John Schnell and Associates. Springfield, IllinoisFord's Terror Wilderness, Alaska

John Schnell has been working with small businesses for decades. He's got the expertise you're looking for — web design, aerial photography, project photography, search engine optimization, social network marketing, and technical support.

Here's a list of John's current digital imaging and web design tools:

Equipment

  • iMac 27" Retina 5K
  • iMac 21.5" Retina 4K
  • MacBook Pro 15.4" Retina
  • LaCie Thunderbolt RAID Drives
  • LaCie Thunderbolt SSD Drives
  • Epson Perfection V750-M Pro Scanner
  • Epson Stylus Pro 4900 Printer

Software

  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe Bridge CC
  • Adobe Camera Raw CC
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe Lightroom CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Alien Skin
  • DMXZone
  • Google Webmaster
  • Microsys — Keywords, Site Map, Web Analyzer
  • Project Seven
  • Topaz Labs
  • Transmit FTP

Testimonials

John Schnell and Associates. Springfield, Illinois

  We love working with John, as he is able to take ideas bouncing around in our brains and turn them into something more fabulous than we could even imagine. We get constant praise from colleagues and others, thanks to John's beautiful work.  

  If you need a creative designer to give your site a real unique flare, then you need to contact John Schnell and Associates. John has an amazing portfolio that will help you with ideas. If you already know what you want, then he can work with you on that too. He did everything he said he would do and completed my site before we knew it. Let John help you create your website with a touch of his creative abilities, you won't be sorry.  

Personalized. Good Value.

John Schnell and Associates. Springfield, Illinois

  John is an immensely talented individual who takes great pride in his work. John has amazing talent, and he is easy to work with. He is a great collaborator who works with his clients to create a vision that is in sync with the overall design plan.  

  I have had the pleasure of working with John on a number of occasions. I have found him to be very professional, and also highly dedicated to his craft and clients. John's vision and talents are unique and original. His photos appear many times on my website, as an example of true professionalism and the epitome of creativity. I'm often asked by colleague and clients who I might suggest for a creative site; it is always John's name that comes to mind. They can be assured of the utmost in service, excellence in execution, and timeless, breathtaking results.  

Great Results. Creative.

John Schnell and Associates. Springfield, Illinois

  We have worked with John Schnell and Associates on multiple projects. Thanks to his incredible enthusiasm for creating visually appealing sites, he was able to make sure all the project updates were completed on time! John has never ceased to amaze me with his creative and artistic abilities, whether it's creating custom capabilities, eye-cathing graphics, you name it. I have been working with John for over tenb years now on several projects, and he never ceases to amaze me with his talent and the wide array of beautiful updates he has done for me. John can help turn your site into something special. I always look forward to projects involving John, because I know the results will be fabulous. He is a gifted designer and a joy to work with.  

  We began our relationship with John by asking hime to transform our old site. The results were so stunning that we asked him to do another site for a related company. We recently had John update a third site. The diligence he displays makes it obvious that he takes great pride in delivering quality work, with an unparalled commitment to our satisfaction. The finished sites are always impeccable. I would easily refer John to colleagues or anyone of interest.   

Recent Projects

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3D Enterprises
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Alaska Wilderness Charters
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Ancient Modern Finishes
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Astro Mechanical