Creative and a little geeky

Local roots global reach



We don’t just do. We think. Then do. Then adapt and repeat.


Identify + engage an audience.


Good design is always in.


Leverage the latest in web + mobile.

Local Roots. Global Reach.

Dowitcher Designs is an integrated marketing agency with California roots and a global reach. Dowitcher provides strategic marketing, design and technology services to organizations large and small. We listen, we collaborate, we partner, and we provide some kickass solutions to a variety of problems. Plus we have fun doing it.

We love our clients. And they like us a lot, too.

I recommend Dowitcher Designs as superb web professionals particularly in the areas of website implementation and SEO/SEM management. They are a valued member of my marketing team and an integral component to building my company’s web presence.

Mia Girard

Senior Marketing Manager & Creative Director, Synectics

So happy to recommend Amber and Dowitcher Designs for any situation they go after. Just take a look at the Women’s Festival website and you’ll see some of her capabilities. Amber is also very personable and offers great value with ON Time, all the time! (nope she did not pay us to say this!!:-))

Patty DeDominic

Founder, Women's Festivals

Dowitcher Designs is a great team and I highly recommend them for website development, computer graphics, editing, and more…

Nathan Woods

Owner, Santa Barbara Pet Services

Dowitcher did a fabulous job redesigning the brochures for our nonprofit organization. The new design uses a well-balanced mix of photographs and text to highlight the people in our organization and our mission. The vibrant colors and strong graphic design of the new brochure better reflects our organization and helps our recruitment of new members.

Michelle La

Board Member, AAUW

We can’t get enough of what we do, so we write about it, too.

Budget Planning for 2019

Ah, budgets. The topic everybody loves to talk about. No? Just me? Well, 2018 is quickly coming to a close and today we're going to dive into planning your marketing budget for next year. "How much should be spent on marketing?" "What's the average marketing budget?"...

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A Look at Google Ads

Have you said goodbye to the old AdWords and hello to the new Google Ads? Back in July, Google began transitioning accounts to the new interface. The update and new look is intended to provide advertisers with more great resources for managing the ever-changing world...

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Craft a Winning B2B Social Strategy

Typically when you think of companies who have found success on social, the ones that first come to mind are business to consumer brands (B2C). But business to business (B2B) companies can find just as much success on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, if they're...

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Quickly Lose Extra Website Weight

There are a number of website metrics that you should be concerned with but page weight is an important factor to consider because it contributes to page speed. And sure, the internet is getting faster. Browser technology, caching, and faster networks all contribute to making the world wide web faster for users. But that doesn’t mean you should let your website put on extra fat!

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Guide to Creating Visually Appealing Content

Marketers know that the more visual their content is, the better. Why? Our brains understand visual information better than text.

Where do marketers go to get visual content and how is it best presented? We’re not designers by trade, after all. Fortunately there are many tools and tips out there for making good visuals faster and easier.

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8 Great Typeface Resources

Quite a bit goes into designing a typeface (or font). It’s an exacting process that requires time, patience, and a keen eye. Fortunately, you don’t have to create typefaces from scratch, because there are already so many beautifully-designed ones out there. But finding great ones means digging through the poorly designed ones, too, and believe me, there are a ton of those.

Looking for great type for your next project? Check out some of our favorite resources.

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WHAT’S A DOWITCHER? Good question!

A dowitcher is a shorebird that migrates through Santa Barbara, CA.

Yep, we named an agency after a bird.



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