9 Lives Design Inc. 9 Lives Design Inc.

  • Beauty starting from inside out.
  • Content management made easy.
  • A designed experience every step of the way.
  • Killer style with a great backend.

Killer style
with a great backend.

Northern Ontario Business Association (NOBA) Company of the Year 2018

9 Lives Design is an award-winning agency specializing in web design and branding. The best part is, we’re doing it all from a small studio in Northern Ontario.

Web Design

  • Animation

    Bring design to life

    When potential customers visit your website, we want them to feel good. We design every movement and interaction with the goal of connecting your audience to your message.

  • Responsive Design

    Update on the go

    We believe in designing mobile first. Chances are your customers are viewing your website from their phone and they deserve a great experience. Before writing any code, we design layouts for mobile, tablet, and desktop.

  • Content Management

    A joy to use

    Finally, a content management system (CMS) that is a joy to use, easy to update, and lightweight. Our customized CMS is tailored for each client so you can update your website without a pain of breaking the site or losing formatting.

Believe it or not, there are only two of us. We believe in loving what we do and doing what we love so we keep our team small.

  • The Creative & The Code

    Dave Nighbor

    Dave earned his Bachelor of Design with Honours from York University and Sheridan College. Over his 10-year design career, he has crafted brands for national companies, worked with Canada’s top marketers, and designed mobile apps for millions of users worldwide. Raised in North Bay, Dave attended Chippewa Secondary School and skied for Team Canada in 8 World Championships and won 13 Canadian Championship golds. Dave supports local athletics as a coach on the Nipissing Nordic Ski Team and the Northern Ontario Ski Division.

  • The Messaging

    Jade Nighbor

    Jade has a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, as well as diplomas in marketing and social media management. She recently completed a certificate in digital media from OCAD. Before moving back to North Bay, she was an instructional designer at an educational software firm with over 15 million users across the globe. Now she creates engaging, user-friendly experiences for clients of 9 Lives Design. Jade also serves as president of the Nipissing University Alumni Advisory Board.

Wanna see some of our work? Check out our portfolio and Dave Nighbor's digital art.