About us

Proudly based and operating in Maidstone / West Footscray, the heart of the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, and, the Western Bulldogs.

Design Grid Digital Marketing was launched in 2019, by our Director, Mel Bedggood, who wanted to bring her years of experience and knowledge from working in larger corporations to help small and medium local businesses grow.

At Design Grid, we value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer, who is women-led and LGBT friendly.

We are powered by an experienced and skilled in-house team, as well as an extensive network of creative freelance professionals who share the same ideals as us and we want to introduce them below.

But firstly…

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Our Mission

Our aim is to help our clients grow in their respective markets delivering products and services that are:

User-friendly

Reliable

Cost-effective

Modern

We take pride in our work, and always ensure that we will:

  • Save you money and time
  • Be open and transparent
  • Work to an agreed deadline set by you
  • Be trustworthy

We are real people who are passionate and dedicated to making sure you walk away happy with the service we provide.  But, don’t just take our word on it – check out the reviews below and see what our satisfied customers have to say about our work!

What our customers say

Great quality work by Mel and the team. Very easy to work with and work provided was professionally done. Definitely will recommend to family and friends.

Enthusiastic, professional, showed great interest in our product and gave us a great website which is enhancing our business.

Went above and beyond to make sure that the site was exactly what I had envisioned.

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Our Team

Mel is the director and founder of Design Grid. Mel has more than 20 years of experience in the web industry and is an expert in web design and development, brand development, graphic design, IT strategies, SEO, project management and Usability (UX).

Mel works with a wide range of platforms, including WordPress and Shopify working with major clients including Telstra, Myki, Tennis Australia and Victoria’s favourite sport – AFL! With a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Drawing), a Graduate Diploma in Education and a Graduate Diploma in Multimedia, Mel is skilled at combining the technical aspects of Web Design and business logo creation with a creative flair, producing modern yet simple designs.

Mel is the proud parent of two beautiful daughters, and in her spare time, when not hanging out with her kids, she loves hiking, drawing, playing hockey, camping and of course, going to the AFL barracking for the Western Bulldogs. One-eyed definitely!

With over six years of experience in the Digital Marketing field, Sunil brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in areas including social media and content marketing, on-page and off-page SEO and link building / citation building. He has worked for many clients and niches during this time, including clothing retailers, solar energy companies, law and real estate firms, and the health and fitness area.

Sunil has a B.S.c in Non-Medical, an MBA in Marketing, and started in this field because of the rapid rate of growth within Digital Marketing – he believes digital marketing has a strong future ahead!

His biggest achievement has been a Body Sculpting Institute website, which has seen a consistent increase in domain traffic since working with them. Sunil’s passion is “to be good at what I do. To learn things and master them quickly, to amaze myself with my creativity before anyone else.”  He is passionate about making a difference – “I want to achieve success with any project at work, and I feel the same about what I do in my personal life”. He enjoys playing cricket, badminton, reading and travelling in his spare time.

Jas is an expert at Full Stack Development, with experience in a variety of areas, including and not limited to:

Languages: PHP (Laravel, CodeIgniter, Cakephp), .NET

CMS: WordPress, Shopify

Mobile app development: Native iOS(Swift), Android(Kotlin/Java), Flutter;

Front-end Design: UI/UX, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery.

He has a BE in Computer Science Engineering, with ten years of experience in Web and Mobile App development. Jas developed an interest in programming in his college days when he was involved in inter-college competitions about programming. He enjoys coding as it offers the opportunity to learn something new within this field every day and has worked for clients from numerous industries across the world – including entertainment, education, health care, real estate, restaurants and E-commerce.  His biggest accomplishment has been maintaining his exceptional client satisfaction rate from more than 500 + projects that he has worked on.

He enjoys reading, learning about new types of technology related to web development, travelling and outdoor activities.

Satish has more than ten years of experience working with CRM/CMS platforms, including WordPress, Wix, Magento, Shopify, Joomla, Squarespace, Webflow, PHP, Codig PHP, Codiginator, Laravel, Clickfunnel and Godaddy builder, to name a few!

He has an MCA (Masters of Computer Applications) with PHP experience and has experience working with clients from the USA, New Zealand and Australia. Satish commits to providing 100% satisfaction to all our clients, and in his spare time, he enjoys surfing the internet, using Facebook and learning new skills.

Annys is a new addition to our Design Grid team as a social media specialist, content and blog writer.

She has six years of experience teaching English as a Second Language, in addition to 2 years of experience in creating social media content and other administrative tasks.

Annys started in this field because she enjoys writing blogs, creating content that is engaging and learning new skills. Her biggest accomplishment is moving to Australia from the UK, and her values include being nice to people and always putting 100% into whatever she does!

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