Forte Sites - A designer just for you. The business of Chad Forte, a freelance graphic artist located in Virginia area, specializing in graphic design, web development, SEO, and Photography.

A graphic designer just for you.

Hi there, welcome to the site and I am so glad you stopped in for a visit. I love doing creative work that makes people smile. I have literally done all kinds of work in this field. Everything from photography, web building and design, search engine optimization, to branding; I am a one stop shop that out sources to no one. I have created images for those in the music industry and huge billboards on the roads. I am not limited to any one thing. If you are looking for a little oomph in your next project look no further.

Things I can do.

Graphic Art

Web Design



Professional Appearance – Have a presence that makes your customers want to invest in you.

What I’m good at

Abobe Photoshop 98%
Web Development 90%
Marketing & PR 69%
Photography 50%
Abobe Illustrator 45%

What people are saying

  • I out sourced several projects to Forte Sites. Not only were they done in a timely manner their work was the highest of quality, Thanx!

    Alex Blaire
    web producer
  • A lot of times when you hire a freelancer you have no idea what you are getting into. I had a wonderful experience working with Chad. He is professional and a person you can trust.


    Nicolas Blackriver
    web developer
  • I had Chad complete several ads for me that looked great and were extremely profitable. His prices are fair and his work is top of the line.

    Jennifer Greenfield
    writer & journalist


Just a little bit about how I got started, what I love, and what makes me tick…


Originally native to South Florida, I received my bachelors in theology from a small Bible college in central Florida. I later went on to complete a Masters in education. SOOOooooo… what does any of this have to do with design? Nothing. However, I am blessed to come from an artistic family. So it’s in my blood. The harder I fight it the more it calls to me. Making websites and ads pop are what I love to do. This freelance graphic art thing is how I satisfy my artistic niche.

A few years back, while serving as youth pastor at my Church, (youth pastor is just a flashy name for the guy with all the creative juices) my church asked me to create a website. It was a smashing success! Soon people from all over wanted me to create ads, posters, websites, and corporate logos for their companies. The rest is history. I have applied my talents within a wide range of industries such as professional youth speaking, children’s entertainer, teaching, and youth ministry— all while simultaneously maintaining my own business as a freelance graphic designer.

When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my family. We enjoy playing games, eating ice cream, and watching Peppa Pig… most of the time.

A few things I am passionate about are Biblical studies, pizza, wholesome movies, and apple products.

Thanks for reading my info and I truly am looking forward to helping you with your next project.


Years of Experience

Successful Projects

Happy Clients

Web Sites


Contact information

I can not tell you how much it means to me that you would consider me for your next project. Please feel free to contact me. The fastest way to connect with me is through email or texting. I look forward to serving you.


Vinton, Virginia

Phone numbers:

(540) 632-1410


We are open:

Monday – Friday 10 AM – 8 PM

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Frequently asked questions:

How much do you charge?

Each project is unique. Each client is unique. Each budget is unique.  I don’t have set prices or flat fees. Projects are time-based and there are a lot of factors that can go into a project and effects its costs, so shoot me an email and give me as much detail about your project as possible.

What Platform do you use for websites?

I absolutely love WordPress. I have found WordPress integrates best with search engines. It is super easy for clients to interface with. It is the most customizable content management systemIt runs fast regardless of your sites configuration. The bottom line it is, its good!