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About Department of Design

"The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working." ~Albert Einstein

*Web Design* for your company can not be taken lightly. The quality of your marketing materials can have a profound impact on the success of your business. Done exceptionally, they can help you to promote sales, motivate customers and contribute to a strong brand image. Done poorly, they can do more harm than good. At the Department of Design, we specialize in creating captivating multimedia that companies need to achieve their marketing objectives. Whether you're interested in designing a web site, promoting a web site, or establishing a new corporate identity, we can provide the tools you need to take your business to the next level.

At the Department of Design, we specialize in creating captivating multimedia that companies need to achieve their marketing objectives. Whether you're interested in designing a web site, promoting a web site, or establishing a new corporate identity, we can provide the tools you need to take your business to the next level.

We currently offer premium web design services, web development, mobile web site design, internet marketing solutions, social media strategies, (SEO) search engine optimization and (SEM) search engine marketing services in Central Florida. We are based in Lakeland, FL but offer our internet marketing service both nationally and abroad. Review services. ↓


With over 18 years experience, we have been working with everyone from the food service industry to real estate, international music brands to global charities, Department of Design can create a multimedia solution for every need. Serving Lakeland, Florida, and the rest of the world, you won't find a better company.

*We have over 15 years of experience in the Music Manufacturing Industry, and work for some of the biggest players here in North America. Cut the middle-man out of the equation and contact us directly.

  • Web Design (Desktop, Tablet, Mobile)
  • Web Scripting (for L.A.M.P., JavaScript, jQuery)
  • Web Programming (PHP & ColdFusion)
  • Database Scripting (MySql)
  • Database Management (MySql)
  • Custom CMS Programming
  • CMS Customization (Joomla, WordPress)
  • E-Commerce / Integration (Magento, Shopify, Shopatron)
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Keyword Research
  • Analytics & Data Analysis
  • Google and Facebook PPC Management, Ad buys, Tracking, ROI (Google Cert. Pending - 1st Qtr 2016)
  • Viral Marketing (Facebook, YouTube, Video Contest Creation & Conceptualization)
  • Social Media Management & Strategy (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Social Media Marketing Solutions (Landing Pages, Contests, Promotions)
  • Email List Marketing & Management (Growth, Development, Consulting)
  • Business Development Consulting with an emphasis on the Music Manufacturing/Retail Industry
  • Project Management
  • U.S. Army Veteran (You know we'll get the job done!)

Contact Us

Hours of Operation: M-F 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST
Saturdays & Sundays CLOSED

Conference Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. EST

Snail Mail:

Department of Design, Inc.
P.O. Box 1467
Mulberry, FL 33860

ph: (863) 455-4363 (please dial 1 + area code if within Polk County)

fx: (863) 619-5416


"Pete is the f**king greatest!"
- Teddy Gordon, Owner, Make'n Music
"Your services are priceless my friend. Thank you again so much!"
- Sean Michael, Owner, LOVEPEDAL
"Pete Williams has the chops, attention to detail, and work ethic that should be the industry standard. Creative, always available, reliable and fun to work with. I recommend DOD 100%. He just delivers."
- John Palumbo, Marketing & Design, Dean Guitars
"Pete did a great job for us, I'd highly recommend him. We plan to use him for additional projects."
- Summit Publishing
"Pete and his staff did an excellent job on my project. Great communication during the project development stage and great final results. The thing I like most about Pete is that he makes sure you are satisfied. DoD will be the only company I hire in the future to do all of my website projects. I recommend Pete and his staff to everyone that is looking for a hard working development team with great communication and final results....Thanks Pete"
- J. Boykin
"Excellent end product, fast communication and was happy to follow any changes requested. Very professional and justifies high guru ranking. I would highly recommend and will be inviting Pete to work on all my future projects. "
- Your Perfect Wedding Dress
"Working with Pete and his team at DOD has been one of those (unfortunately) rare experiences in business today where a person and a company goes beyond the call of duty, not just once, but continually, culminating for me, into one of the single most pleasurable professional experiences I have ever had. Scripture In A Flash could not have come into existence without him. Pete and his DOD have been and are a great blessing to us, and we thank Christ for him."
- Soldier Card
"I can't get over just how good my site is! I operate three businesses and have hired at least a dozen website developers over the years for various purposes...THIS HAS BEEN THE BEST EXPERIENCE I'VE HAD!!! Pete TRULY is the man. "
- Magoobys
"Awesome to work with! Highly recommend to anyone or any business."
- Wire-Media
"Very professional and responsive. Was able to incorporate several series of revisions quickly and delivered beyond the scope of the original project charter. "
- Worth Ethic
"Great response time, fast service, and project was done right. "
- Steel Guard Safety Corp.
"Wow. This designer is amazing. He is easy going... a perfectionist and that is a rare combo. I don't see how you can lose going with these guys. The bend over backward to please... they are really cool, very kind... And if I could wear their patience out you probably don't have a chance either. Seriously... these guys are a safe bet. REALLY!"
- Huemanity Unlimited
"Pete Williams did an excellent job and all the timelines were meet. He provided better than expected work and any changes that needed to be done were completed immediately."
- Team OGI
"Pete Williams provided valuable programming and insight for our website. He is clear and prompt in his communications and has a good attitude about the work. He was a reliable consultant and continues to do work with us after completion of our project. "
- Pick Your Cause
"Pete is creative, professional. I have used him now for numerous jobs. "
- VitalMax
"Just wanted to let you know the VittekPR site looks awesome. I had to review some other sites over the past week and ours kicks their butts."
- Josh Vittek, CEO, VittekPR
"I can't thank you enough. We wanted a better look and you delivered!!"
- Gene Ymiolek, CEO, Electra Guitars
"You're a genius! :)"
- Donna Green, Green Construction
"F**king Awesome!"
- Adam Rich, Harbor Hills
"You have made an amazing impact on our business. In the middle of another recession, too? AMAZING!"
- Vince Reina, CEO, Southland Dog Training
"From concept to completion, Department of Design, Inc. is the best."
- DBZ Guitars / Diamond Amplification
"Because of Department of Design's expertise with SEO, I've received numerous consulting opportunities and countless media inquiries. When people google 'sports memorabilia expert,' my site is among the top three to come up - and that's a direct result of Department of Design, Inc.."
Pete Williams, Sports Memorabilia Expert / Radio Personality / News Anchor
"We've had no downtime in this economy. You guys need to start charging more!"
- Craig DiCecco, CEO, Futurehome Appraisal Services
"I'm rating you guys 5 Stars(at Thank you! You guys have done a wonderful job."
- Bruce Robertson, CEO, Tristar Investigation
"This kicks ass!!!" - After seeing we placed them in the top ten of Google for the keyword 'guitars'.
- Elliot Rubinson, CEO, Dean Guitars
"I don't think you realize how great your services are. You are the best. I am so happy I found you. Thank you once again."
- Deborah Ordman, Deborah Ordman Real Estate Corporation
"You won't find a more honest or knowledgeable company. I'd hire Department of Design, Inc. in a heartbeat!"
- Westy Foss, Marketing Manager, Gotta-Grip
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