John Nicoll

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Owner: Inner Light Design, Inc.

Over ten years of web development experience. Ability to rapidly understand project essentials. Integrated understanding of how to build, market, and operate a web presence from the ground up. Deep understanding of entrepreneurship having raised $200K and run a tech startup for 4 years. Resourceful and results oriented with proven, highly integrated ability to improve online business performance using website development, visual design, and marketing skills. Ability to manage web projects from start to finish. Ability to provide intelligent, effective solutions to solve business challenges. Specialize in improving ecommerce site performance. Skilled at improving website speed and hacking prevention for the WordPress and Joomla platforms.


Professional Experience

Web Development & Graphic Design: Experience includes ten years of developing websites and handling graphic design and marketing needs for companies doing up to $7m/year in business. Owner /operator with up to three employees.

  • Successfully created branding, website presence, and collateral materials for multiple businesses.
  • Raised $200K for a social network tech startup, branded the company, designed and built the highly customized website.

eCommerce: Skilled at improving ecommerce website design to improve conversions.

  • Successfully overhauled an ecommerce site in 2013 which created a >400% sales increase for the client.
  • Experience designing user experience flow for appropriate brand experience.
  • Provided troubleshooting to multiple ecommerce sites, updating software, configuring payments gateways, and debugging shopping carts.

Search Engine Marketing: Three years experience in providing search engine marketing services for clients.

  • Skilled at marketing research and implementation for SEO and SEM


Software & Coding
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, InDesign, Adobe Premiere), Microsoft Office Suite, HTML, CSS, Joomla, Magento, WordPress, Social Engine, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Bing Ads


Inner Light Design, Inc. 2005-2016
Owner, Operator

LocalShare, Inc. 2008-2012
Fundraiser, Owner, Operator


St. Christopher's High School, Richmond, Virginia
High School Diploma, 1992

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Attended 1992-1995, Art Major

Barbara Brennan School of Healing, Miami, Florida
Graduation Certificate, 2005


Personal Interests

Meditation, Personal Development Work, Music Composition, Hiking, Camping, Animals