Leap Security
Financial Services Design
Kaboodle Internet
Social App Website
Author Branding and Web Design
Beekeeper retail site
Virginia Vape Co.
Investment Company
Technology App
Jura Coffee
1000 Ideas


Quality over quantity - that's what you get when you choose me as your designer. I ensure every contest I enter is well worth my time and yours by doing my best work in every design. Coming up on 20 years of web design experience in both the public and private sectors.

Member since: February 27, 2012
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"Mike, excellent design! Thank you for your hard work!"
Anonymous client
"Once again, Mike delivers!"
Anonymous client
"Mike is an incredible designer and takes the customer needs seriously. One of the best design experiences ever!"
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"Mike did a great bringing our vision to life!"
Profile pictureHollieRHall
"A real pro! Pleasure to work with."
Profile picturemrgarygo
"He does a fantastic job every time!"
Anonymous client
"As always, Mike is professional, knowledgeable and creative."
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"Always a great job!"
Anonymous client
"Great Job! Good communication and timing."
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Great job redesigning our intranet."
Anonymous client
"Love the total look and feel. The wording and understanding of our business which links with the design is what made it happen"
Profile picturesarunZ
"very smart and hip design. very impressed with the thought put in. "
Profile picturesarunZ
"He read the brief carefully and got the design right first go."
Anonymous client
"Very professional. Great to work with."
Profile picturelucy.thornton
"Gets the job done. Easygoing. Creative. Would recommend."
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"We have used Mike in the past and he keeps doing a wonderful job! So, we keep coming back to give him more work. By the way, his response time is spectacular!"
Anonymous client
"The job went well and we are happy with the design!"
Anonymous client
"Mike delivered some fascinating landing pages."
Profile pictureForexBoat
"5 starts! Mike was fast, did quality work, came up with perfect concepts and yet was able to be flexible and work with me on new ideas. Highly satisfied. "
Profile picturedanielCMO
"Amazing experience! Great Job and communication..."
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Very creative and thoughtful design!"
Profile picturegarrett 9
"Amazing design for our Podcast Library page. Thanks Mike!"
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"This is probably my 865th project with Mike Barnes. As always, Mike did an outstanding job."
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"Nailed the design first time!"
Anonymous client
"Mike was very flexible with his time delivering the project with a very quick turnaround. Needless to say, the quality is, as always, outstanding!"
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Mike did it again! First draft ended up being exactly what I wanted. Thanks Mike."
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"Mike did a great job. I really liked the background image idea that he came up with!"
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"Great job! Thank you Mike"
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"Spot on from the first time!"
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"Thank you for the updates Mike"
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"Great job! Mike came up with some great ideas for our new homepage."
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"Mike has become our go-to designer. 5 stars"
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"Mike was incredibly patient with my requests delivering an outstanding design as usual. 5 stars all the way!"
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"Yet another 1-1 project with Mike and the best design again. Thank you!"
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Great Job! Thanks Mike once again"
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"Mike works with you to deliver exactly what you want. I have had multiple projects with Mike and each one has been a great experience!"
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Stellar job as always! Thanks Mike"
Profile pictureForexBoat
"5 Stars for Mike as always! Great work."
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Designer delivered at least one new file every day and went over-and above to accommodate any requests for changes. Designs are outstanding. "
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Mike is a great designer, very creative and always really quick to apply the changes we ask for! Best designer +++"
Profile pictureSandrineFauteux
"I wanted to wait to leave a review until the website had been completely coded so that Mike Barnes' work could be fully appreciated. Working with Mike was amazing. He really takes you under his wing and makes sure that your final product is what you ..."
Profile picturejnrowley91
"great job - excellent designer. thanks for helping us out. "
Profile picturenatasha.terminassian
"Professional design and incredible attention to detail. I highly recommend working with Mike"
Profile pictureForexBoat
"Very Responsive designer - great aesthetic, created a stand out design! Will definitely solicit for more work as we go forward on our project. "
Profile picturenatasha.terminassian
"Mike was great to work with. Very timely and professional. He did exactly as I asked and I'd use him again without reservation."
Anonymous client
"Mike is great to work with. Very receptive to comments and clearly talented! "
Anonymous client
"Mike was a pleasure to work with! Extremely responsive and a very clear communicator, he was able to turn a marketing site mobile for us in very little time. Would definitely recommend working with him!"
Profile picturejladd
"Many thanks again for your quick and professional support! :-)"
Anonymous client
"Mike is a great listener. Unparalleled in Action! "
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"Mike has been a pleasure to work with. He paid close attention to our brief and our comments. Rather than simply meeting our expectations for this contest, he created a design that surprised us all. This design facilitate us for quite some time. He ..."
Profile pictureDerek3445
"We really appreciated the website design project with Mike Barnes. He was a reliable partner with fast comprehension and a fantastic feeling for design in line with our needs. We can highly recommend him!!!"
Anonymous client
"Mike did a great job with our design. He was also very responsive and understood our urgency. He was able to communicate his timeline effectively, which was enormously helpful. We would definitely work with him again! "
Profile pictureDaniel A+
"Mr. Barnes was a real pleasure to work with. He was quick to respond to all my requests, including some late changes."
Profile picturePure Sign
"Perfectly balances desires for perfect execution and rapid turn around time"
Profile picturekevin QT
"thanks, nice work in short time :)"
Profile pictureA.stahl
"It was a pleasure to work with Mike on the design contest for our new webpages. He was in tough competition with some of the other designers, but stood out early. He took our direction on what we wanted and was easy to work with when we needed adjustmen..."
Profile picturebim.kase
"Mike is a fantastic designer. He took feedback well and made changes quickly! His communication skills are impeccable and he has been an absolute pleasure to work with. I will definitely be working with him again in the future!"
Profile pictureKevin.Lewis
"Mike did a fantastic job on our design. He really put a lot of thought into not just the design itself, but how it would work with the current coding we already have on our site. I was very impressed with how well he combined the look we were after with..."
Anonymous client
"Mike Barnes is the best designer I've the sincere pleasure of doing business with using 99designs. Not only does Mike produce quality work, he listens to what you want to see and creates a classy design with character in a very short time of communicati..."
Anonymous client
"It's true, Mike stands out from the rest with his impeccable communication skills. But above that, he has a unique ability to translate incoherent thoughts into brilliant work of art. We would recommend Mike to anyone looking for a talented and commun..."
Anonymous client
"A true test of a good designer is being able to take the client's jumbled up thoughts and comments and translate that into a stunning design. Mike did this perfectly. We provided basic thoughts and ideas of what we were kind of aiming for and he turne..."
Anonymous client
"Nothing but great things to say about Mike and the work he provided. Mike was a true professional following the brief closely while providing some great creative additions. Updated designs and communication were quickly returned after I shared feedbac..."
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