Joel Salisbury

I help clients of all types build great digital experiences as a programmer, web designer, mobile developer, and digital strategy consultant.

I'm taking clients for web design, SEO, app development, and digital strategy work. Let's talk!

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About Me

I like to work with small businesses and nonprofits to help make affordable, high-quality digital tools. I can help you with all sorts of things: websites, web apps, mobile applications, and UX design. More importantly, though, I enjoy being a digital consultant: I'll work with you to solve your real-world problems using digital tools. I believe in using my skills to make it easier (and less expensive) for small companies to take advantage of the web.

Full-time, I'm an Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Design at the University of Connecticut. There, I teach Web Design, Web Development, and User Experience Design. This lets me stay on top of all the latest and greatest techniques in the digital world. In my role at UConn, I also get to work on mobile apps, websites, and other digital projects for some great partners.

I often do freelance/contract web development and digital consulting.

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Web Development

I enjoy working as a freelance web developer. I can help you with things like WordPress (and other CMS) development, landing page development and SEO, custom web apps (PHP/Laravel/Node, *SQL), Javascript apps (Angular, React, Vue, etc), and pretty much anything in the web development realm.

Mobile App Development

Got a problem you'd like to solve with a mobile app? I offer cross-platform mobile development and have used all the latest tools of the trade (Ionic, React Native, PhoneGap/Cordova, etc).

UX and Digital Consulting

My main area of research is in User Experience Design. I can come and talk to your company about the importance of UX, help you measure and evaluate your digital efforts, or work with you to develop a social media/digital strategy. You can see an example of a recent pulic speaking engagement at


Featured Local Work

I work locally doing web and other digital work. Here are some of the clients I've worked with, either on my own, with my business partner Alan, or with other partners:

  • Dragon's Blood Elixir
  • Sharpe Hill Vineyard
  • Danielson Fire Department
  • Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications
  • Moosup Fire Department
  • Total Landscape Solutions

Other Work

A lot of my work belongs to the University of Connecticut or one of my clients, so I can't share too much publicly. I can share more when we talk, though! I've completed freelance and agency-led work for:

  • City of Baltimore
  • NADA Used Car Guides
  • Land Rover North America
  • Vera Bradley, Inc
  • CSX Trains
  • Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Contact Me

Are you ready for a new website? Do you have an app idea you want to discuss? Tell me what you need, and I'll get back to you!

You can also contact me via phone at 860-230-5009.