Ariela Pelaia

Director of Digital Marketing

I’m the Director of Digital Marketing at Flexible Systems in Hauppauge, NY. With 14+ years of experience in marketing, design, copywriting, SEO & SEM I work with a team of programmers, copywriters and SEO/SEM specialists to help businesses bridge the gap between marketing and technology.

Design Work History

  • Internet Marketing Project Manager2012 - Present

    Flexible Systems

    I work with a talented team of developers, copywriters and SEO/SEM specialists to help business create an online presence that will make a difference. We use in-depth marketing analyses to identify your target audience and build a website or internet marketing campaign that speaks directly to them.

  • Web Designer2001-2012


    Developed websites for various organizations and businesses, from non-profits and real estate companies, to law firms and start up companies. Websites featured eye-catching, user-friendly designs coded for WordPress and optimized for search engines. In addition to design work, I also wrote copy and setup social media platforms to help businesses achieve their online marketing goals.


  • "Ariela created several excellent designs for our website. We have a lot of information to get out and the final design delivers our message beautifully." - Stacy Jolles, Owner, Dobra Tea VT

  • "Ari provides exceptional support for my Wordpress website. She responds quickly to my needs and has never failed to respond to an email in a timely manner. She keeps my site running efficiently and smoothly, and is extremely knowledgeable in her line of work. My site is in good hands and I truly couldn’t ask for better service." - Kristan Roland, Blogger at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

  • "I recently worked with Ari on a blog 'tweak'. I had some *very specific* ideas that I wanted implemented and not only did she go above and beyond my expectations, she did it quickly and with much patience! I have worked with designers in the past and this was the most pleasant and effective experience I have ever had! Ari also took my ideas and added her creativity making the whole design so much better." - Shelly Egglestone Jaronsky, Blogger at Cookies & Cups


  • JTS2006 – 2009


  • Columbia University2003 – 2006


  • Wellesley College1998 – 2002


Design Skills

  • Photoshop

  • Indesign

  • Illustrator

Programming Skills

  • Dreamweaver

  • HTML5

  • CSS3

  • Wordpress

  • PHP

Digital Marketing

  • SEO

  • Google AdWords

  • Social Media

Have a Question?

If you have a question about my past work or about a new project, please send me an email using the form to the right. I'll respond to your message within 24 hours.

You can also learn more about my current design and digital marketing work by visiting Flexible Systems' website. Although Flexible is located in New York, we work with clients around the country and would love to hear more about your project.

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