Lydia Ann Payne

Born: February 1, 1966

Hometown: Mogadore, OH

Currently: Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV

Years active: 1993 - present

Lydia grew up in Ohio, and in 1981 moved to Phoenix, AZ and as a Junior at McClintock High School was feature in Who's Who in American High School Students.  Following high school she graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Political Science. In 1993 she became the Marketing and Media Director for drum accessory and music company Shellkey. Following Shellkey Lydia went on to a very successful freelance career, founding her own company, YGF/Midnite's Inc. in 2005.  Throughout her web and graphic design career she always stayed on the cutting edge of technology and is an expert at not only design, but function and technology as well.  Her expertise includes: dHtml, Flash, Web 2.0, Joomla, WordPress, eCommerce (tangible, digital, and subscription), and virtually any other current website technology including streaming media, social media integration, and community sites. Over the last 18 years she has designed and implemented over 300 websites for all types of industries and individuals, below are a select few:

Music, Entertainment & Arts Industry:
  • Terence Dudley - Platinum Record Producer whose credits include 50 Cent and Mary J Blige
  • Joey Heredia - Drummer whose credits include Stevie Wonder and Carole King
  • Julio Figueroa - Drummer and Grammy Award Winner as a Supporting Musician
  • Ross Bolton - World Reknowned Jazz Guitarist for Al Jarreau
  • Jota Morelli - World reknowed Drummer whose credits include Al Jarreau and Luis Salinas
  • Facundo Monty - Latin Singer, Songwriter, and Argentine Pop Star
  • Aries Music Entertainment - Latin Label featuring Chicano Rap and Regional Mexican
  • Core Level Records - Record label of country artist Gary Hill
  • Kelly McGarry - Actress and contestant from "Who Wants To Be A Soap Star"
  • Ayana Mack - Houston Radio Personality and American Idol contestant
  • Shellkey - Music Accessory Company
  • The Shaw Collection - Website for painter Beverly Shaw
  • The Hodads - So. Cal's Best Party Band!
  • Usher's Legacy - Website for the Film Usher's Legacy
  • Stephen Hollen - Storyteller, Humorist, and Motivational Speaker
  • Creative Project Group - Entertainment Consulting
  • Moses Avalon - Entertainment Career Consulting


Other Industries:
  • MBA Architecture and Interior Design - Interior Design and Architecture
  • Edesign Group/Elizabeth Ribons - Interior Design, and life fashion coach
  • Wilshire Estates - Real Estate
  • Texas Premier Properties - Real Estate
  • Comian Investors - Financial
  • Senn Company - Employment and Recruiting
  • Empire Plumbing - Plumber
  • Herbalorganics - Online Herbal Suppliment Retailer
  • Greenz Direct - Online Dispensary
  • AZ Doggy Dude Ranch - Maryna Rada, reknowned dog trainer
  • Chicago Dog Trainer & Training Dogs in Chicago - Mark Goldberg, reknowned dog trainer
  • Wendell D. Baker - Photographer
  • Kubabi - Children's Books
  • Urban Match Inc - Match Maker
  • MicroCapBase - Financial Website
  • Sweet Pea Naturals - Homemade soaps, candles and jewelry
  • Lanford Rodgers Agency - Insurance
  • Trinity Family Life Center - Church Community Center
  • Plastic Surgery Body Contouring - Plastic Surgeon Website
  • Archadel Roofing - Roofer
  • Nubian Village Academy - Private School
  • Garage Kept Classics - Auto Listing Service
  • Rodney Harrison Markham Patriots - Youth Football League
  • Illinois Elite Track Club - Youth Track Club
  • Williamsburger - Restaurant
  • Lo-Shu - Restaurant
  • Thai Silk - Restaurant
  • Cheap Tees - Online Retailer
  • Brooklyn Signs - Sign Shop
  • SME-IT Consulting - IT Consultant
  • Maid In Malibu - Home cleaning service
  • Rekey Resource - Locksmith service
  • Metro Chicago Development - Construction services
  • Linkfare International - Chinese cookware manufacturer

A Few Live Sites: