in 1997, Web Brats was formed by two friends from childhood.
Both had been working on their own site projects and when
reunited via the Internet, discovered a new shared hobby.
After consulting with each other for months, it was discovered
that in areas where one's expertise was lacking, the other's
excelled. Chelle's strengths in graphic art and broad knowledge
of html coupled with Billie's keen understanding of web development
and research abilities laid the foundation for our tight production
joined together to create a company called "Web Monsters".
It seemed like a very powerful company name and they were
very excited in its choosing. However, it was later pointed
out by Chelle's mother, that the company should be called
Web Brats, since "monsters are created and brats are
just born that way". From that statement it was final:
we were Web Brats.
we were joined by another friend from high school, Rae. In
addition to good design skills, she also had a great interest
in researching the business side of Web Brats; finding the
best services available for our clients. She was a very important
addition, providing the needed business expertise we previously
we were joined by Chelle's husband, Kenny, who had skills
in Flash movie animation, photography, and most important,
a broad vision, that stream-lined the creativity of our team.
Kenny became the Director of Creative Services of Web Brats.
this union, the caricatures on the front page of this site
were drawn, incorporating the likenesses and characteristics
of each of us, in the spirit and theme of brattiness.
we have also enlisted the help of our "technical guru",
Jim Menees, who has more knowledge on the development side
of this craft than anyone we have ever worked with.
is the cornerstone for the foundation of any endeavor. We
bring a broad knowledge of experience through our work outside
of Web Brats. Inclusively, we have been on the staffs of large
daily newspapers, non-profit organizations and a major defense
contractor, creating and maintaining their sites, and web
up with the constant changes of web development, we continue
our education through workshops, classes and clinics. If the
industry provides a way to bring your site ideas to life,
we've already heard about it and have it polished by the time
you come to us. If you need a site that's original and noticeable
in its design and competitive in its development, you've come
to the right place.