About UmeWorks

Our Team – At Your Service

Torrance Website Designer

Since 2007, Torrance-based UmeWorks has provided website, graphics and marketing services to businesses and non-profit organizations. Our approach is distinctive and highly individualized. We strive to fully understand your business goals and deliver the best solution to you, within your budget.

We’ll educate you about your options and share ideas about how we could serve you most effectively. We aspire to build a long-term business relationship with you. We think about, “What would I do if this was my business or organization?” We want to earn your trust and become a valued member of your team.

We’re proud of our talented associates who have the skills, expertise, and capacity to achieve your project objectives. The UmeWorks team includes:

  • graphic designers
  • production artist
  • front-end programmers
  • back-end programmers
  • copywriters
  • photographers
  • translators


If traditional marketing is not working well for you, let us discuss if inbound marketing can help your business grow.

UmeWorks, LLC is an award-winning, registered Limited Liability Company in the State of California. We are located in Los Angeles County, California, in Torrance, the heart of the South Bay. We service clients located throughout the United States, and even some in other countries.

UmeWorks was voted South Bay Readers’ Choice 2021 and 2022 Best Website Developer. Expertise.com has named UmeWorks as a Top Pick for Best Web Designers in Torrance.  One of our websites designed and built was awarded the California Schools Public Relations Association Award of Merit. 

Interested in finding out more? We encourage you to look at same samples of our website designs, logo design and print design work in our Portfolio page.

Please send us an email, call us at (323) 638-9328, or let’s schedule a free initial telephone consultation. We also provide free estimates.

Denise Shiozawa, owner of UmeWorks Torrance website designer, graphics, and content marketing

A native Angeleno and UCLA graduate, Denise Shiozawa is the owner of UmeWorks, LLC. Denise founded UmeWorks to fulfill her creative interests following a successful career at a Fortune 100 high-tech company.

Building upon her experience with intranet sites, Denise pursued further education and training by completing the Certified Internet Webmaster program, inbound marketing certification, Podium Product Level One Certification, Podium Sales Professional Certification, and studying at Otis College of Art & Design.

Denise focuses upon website design and front-end programming, graphics, consulting and project management for UmeWorks. Her experience in customer advocacy and primary research enables her to communicate effectively with clients, identify their needs and successfully deliver desired results.

Believing in giving back, Denise volunteers with organizations including Los Angeles Green Grounds and Stroke Support Association.

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Amy JacobsAmy Jacobs
23:16 01 Dec 22
We have been working with UmeWorks for over a decade now. We are so grateful for our partnership with Denise and her team. There are several good graphic and web design options out there, but UmeWorks stands head and shoulders above anyone I have ever worked with for multiple reasons. Their creativity is always beautiful and spot-on with the provided direction. But what I appreciate most about UmeWorks is their attention to detail and their work ethic. They are so detail oriented and always quick to turn around a project. I don’t think they have ever missed a deadline. Our partnership with UmeWorks has been critical to our success, and I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a web development or graphic design team.
Charles PowellCharles Powell
02:00 29 Nov 22
Denise is so easy to work with. I initially called her and asked for help with my website. She was so nice and took time to answer all my questions. Gave me a bunch of insight and showed me a bunch of other things in addition to my website that would also help me with my business. She is so easy to work with, super nice, professional and I just can't say enough good stuff about her. I would highly recommend Umeworks!!
Lee HudspethLee Hudspeth
21:05 31 Mar 20
I’m very excited about the excellent website that Denise at UmeWorks, LLC developed for me. Since my goal for this website is to present my audience with several slightly different products -- my books, music, blog article content and freelance writing services -- this was a bit of a challenge. Denise undertook the challenge and hit a real home run. I love the site’s overall look, organization and vibe. During the design process she was upbeat, positive, efficient, full of great ideas, and supportive of my goals and questions. Thank you, Denise!
Brad ShreveBrad Shreve
22:16 04 Mar 18
When I decided I needed a new website, I spent a lot of timing sketching and putting together exactly what I thought I wanted so I could take it to a web designer to make it happen.When I showed it to Denise at Umeworks, she asked me to have a seat and then asked what I want my website for, and what I want it to do. What she created was far and beyond my expectations and I couldn't be happier.A true professional who I highly recommend no matter what your needs.