We fight tooth and nail to deliver MONSTROUS results for our clients.

From tech-savvy web developers and creative designers, to clever wordsmiths and everything in between, our team of digital masterminds works tirelessly to create ferocious solutions for your brand online. Our dino-mite digital tribe is ready to work with you and sink our teeth into a web and marketing strategy that revolves around one goal: maximizing your brand’s ROI.

We are Orlando's most ferocious digital creative agency.

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meet our tribe

Johnny Hughes

Chief Zilla

The ferocious CEO and founder of Designzillas, Johnny is the dino-mite ringleader who helps make the company thrive. He’s passionate about building strong partnerships with clients, helping brands maximize their potential and, of course, anything dinosaur-related.

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Kathryn Hughes

Vice President of Marketing

Taking her 10 years of experience within the destination management industry to new digital heights with inbound, Kat serves as the VP (and MVP) of the marketing team at Designzillas. She’s committed to creating positive customer engagement and building healthy client partnerships.

Kat Hughes

Kirk Finley

Lead Engineer

With a passion for all things digital, Kirk is a code master who ferociously leads the development team in daily ops, engineers back-end functionality for client websites, and manages the Designzillas’ web-hosting infrastructure—all without breaking a sweat.

Kirk Finley

Gina Lockwood

Team Manager

The communication queen at Designzillas, Gina is highly motivated by organization, integrity and afternoon karaoke breaks. She has a special skill for taking client needs and effectively communicating them to the DZ team, resulting in creative, effective websites that are delivered on time and within budget.

Gina Lockwood

Jamie Forgione

Lead Front-end Developer

Jamie is a big fan of country music, antique architecture and doing things the right way. She’s a pro at taking the designs crafted by our talented web designers and combining them with code developed by our genius back-end engineers to produce seamlessly functional websites.

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Brett Callaghan

Lead Web Designer

Locked and loaded with impressive design skills and a stash of Nerf guns at his desk, Brett serves as the lead designer who creates websites that mean business. From strategy and design, to development and beyond, he’s involved in the entire process—start to finish.

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Nicholas Osler

Marketing & Operations Coordinator

Always thinking in 140 characters or less, Nick is a fearless social media guru, writer and operations innovator who loves working with our team of creatives almost as much as his daily four cups of coffee.

Nicholas Osler

Danielle Irigoyen

Content Developer

Armed with her trusty AP Stylebook, Danielle has got writing, proofing and finessing content down to a science. She loves watching inbound marketing work its magic for clients and collaborating with the team to help make it all happen.

Danielle Irigoyen

Chris Archer

Account Manager

Collector of client approvals at work and rare oddities at leisure, Chris is the communication king and coolest desk-accessory owner at Designzillas. He excels at creating and maintaining strong client partnerships, as well as ensuring project goals and deadlines are always on track.

Chris Archer

Tim Mehta

Digital Strategist

With a game plan and guacamole on the brain at all times, Tim is an expert at creating and demonstrating our strategic process to clients in a relatable way, using innovative ideas that connect and inspire customers at every step along their buyer journeys.

Tim Mehta

Giuseppe D'Aristotle

Front-end Developer

Though he may often be referred to as “Tall Guy Who Can Reach All the Things” around the office, Giuseppe is more than just a vertically superior being—he’s a beast at taking completed website designs and functional back-end code and creating usable, visually appealing front-end experiences.

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Jordan Pakrosnis

Front-end Developer

With a slight obsession with the company fish (Bronn of the Black Water) and making client websites just as functional as they are beautiful, Jordan is a huge asset to our front-end development team. At the office, you’ll find him building custom themes and plug-ins, recovering existing WordPress and Drupal websites, and more.

Jordan Pakrosnis

Jonathon Eicher

Web Designer

A skilled web designer and ping-pong champion at Designzillas, Jonathon brings a unique level of creativity and innovation to the table, turning project visions into truly visionary expressive media.

Jonathon Eicher

Phil Thompson

Back-end Engineer

Whether he’s writing code for custom Drupal modules during the week or riding kayaks across Florida over the weekend, Phil fully submerges himself into things he’s passionate about. Always ready to take on new web development challenges, he’s also a ninja at researching project solutions and implementing server architecture.

Phil Thompson

Lisette Ortiz

Office Manager

Lisette is the Zilla that keeps the Designzillas office running like a well-oiled machine. From expense management and scheduling, to greeting guests with a smile and more, she helps keep clients happy, team members well-equipped, and a candy bowl filled with tasty treats.

Lisette Ortiz

Westley Ferguson

Digital Designer

With a keen eye for design and photography, this Texas native excels at turning digital ideas into beautiful, user-friendly website designs that drive ROI and create strong online presences for our clients.

Westley Ferguson

JT

ASP.Net Developer

A lead developer and database manager, a skilled guitarist and more, JT brings a lot to the table at Designzillas. With his years of experience and unmatched dedication, JT serves up technical excellence every day by developing highly complex engineering solutions and converting his morning caffeine into impressive C# code.

JT

Paul Deler

Technical Project Manager

In addition to running in adventure races like Tuff Mudder and Savage Run, Paul runs a tight ship at the office as Technical Project Manager. He establishes task schedules, serves as the gate keeper of all development features, tests all new builds, and is the central point of contact for the client and the development teams.

Paul Deler

Brooks Peresich

GIS/.NET Developer

Also referred to as "Code Gorilla" around the DZ office, Brooks is a ferocious developer who's got the remarkable coding skills to show for it. When he's not in gorilla mode at work, you can find him at home with his family or on the field coaching youth sports.

Brooks Peresich

Mitch Graham

Strategy Consultant

A skilled surfer of the ocean and the web, Mitch is a key player in helping businesses grow with Designzillas. When he's not building long-lasting relationships with potential clients, analyzing their needs, or educating them on our unique services, you can find him doing a spot-on Marvin the Martian impression for the team.

Mitch Graham

Damian Morten

WordPress Front-End Developer Intern

Proud computer geek, dog lover and natural-born tinkerer, Damian is a huge asset to the development team. During the week, he's moving mountains making updates in WordPress and Drupal, QA-ing projects, and collaborating with designers—on weekends he's searching for a mountain to ride his bike down.

Damian Morten

Annie

Director of Barketing

As Director of Barketing at Designzillas, Annie is a paws-itive role model and leader of the pack around the office. When she's not greeting guests at the door with a smile (and a lick), she can be found sitting in on client calls, entertaining team members with tricks and inspecting the office for pesky lizards.

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Ripley

Jr. Barketing Specialist

The little lady who brings no shortage of toys, kisses or joy to the office each day, Ripley's an up-and-coming barketer in the making. With a heart of gold to match her furry coat, she's got no bones to pick except the ones her mommy gives her for being good.

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