The woman that resembles Christina Applegate and brightens our day every other Tuesday not only helps HMG Creative, but also manages to be an excellent mother to two adorable children. Meet our wonderful bookkeeper! Continue Reading →
Posted on Jul 14, 2016 by Kate Gothing
Barbecue is big part of life if you live in Austin, TX. If you search the web for top Austin BBQ spots, you’ll get plenty of lists from places like Eater or Do512. Everyone knows that places like Franklin, La Barbecue, Micklethwait, Mueller, Kerlin, Brown’s and Valentina’s are amazing. However, they can also be inaccessible because of (very) long lines and are often subject to selling out early. Finding parking at these places can also be impossible. Perhaps you can’t get up at 7am to wait 4-5 hours in line for lunch. I know I can’t, at least not very often.
That’s why this list is a little different. This is for folks on the go! Continue Reading →
Posted on Jul 12, 2016 by Kate Gothing
Our favorite Austinite believes aliens are out there somewhere, yet not truly living because they don’t have tacos in their lives.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Ian Wilson joined the HMG Creative team as a designer and developer. Though that’s what it says on his business card, he helps out with a little bit of everything in the office. Ian attended The University of Texas at Austin and studied Advertising. In his last few years, he was one of the lucky few to be accepted and finish Texas Creative, one of the hardest Advertising programs in the country. GO IAN! He has a great sense of humor, believes his spirit animal is a squirrel and is a great addition to any team. Continue Reading →
Posted on Jul 07, 2016 by Kate Gothing
Welcome to the second part of Web Design Terms for Dummies. In Volume 1, visual design and discovery terms were introduced, as well as a few more general terms. In this article, we will touch on five very common and important terms in a story form for better understanding. We will later introduce the final set of web design terms in an upcoming section called: Development, Testing and Launch.
Posted on Jul 05, 2016 by Kate Gothing
According to Dictionary.com, his last name means “to get out of a bus” and we’re oh so happy that “Debus” stopped here. Meet our email marketing developer, Dave Debus!
Originally from Kansas City, Kansas, Dave studied Illustration and Graphic Design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. After leaving the sunshine state, Dave moved to the great city of Austin. In December of 2015, Dave began working for HMG Creative as the email marketing developer and has loved it here since. At work Dave is known for creating top of the line email marketing campaigns, but also known for his recommendations for the best food joints in Austin. On his days off, you can find him spending time with his family outside or shooting guns.
Posted on Jul 01, 2016 by Kate Gothing
Of all the holidays celebrated in the United States, July 4th is the FOURTH most commonly celebrated. Coincidence? I think not. Whether you refer to July 4th as the Fourth of July, Independence Day or America’s Birthday, we are all happy to celebrate it together.
A historic day that is now celebrated by water activities, cookouts, beer and fireworks is one of the most important days in United States history. As HMG prepares for their holiday weekend, we took some time to reflect on the history of our homeland. James described his meaning of July 4th in an inspiring way: