Hire pre-vetted designers, on demand

Grow your marketing, sales & product by hiring a pre-vetted designer who knows you by name 
and your brand by heart β€οΈ

Fully vetted designers available for 8, 4 or 2 hours per day

🀯 No more haggling with Upwork, Fiverr & Co.
🌎 Work in your tools, on your schedule 
⏱ Launch marketing campaigns faster
πŸš€ Scale up and down, cancel anytime, no contracts
πŸ’° Save over $37,000/year compared to agency costs
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Fix your design bottlenecks

Get started in 5 simple steps and hire your designer in under 48 hours

Step 1: Book My Free Consultation

During this 20-minute free consultation call we'll speak about your goals, objectives, technical needs, and team dynamics. It's a great opportunity to ask any questions you may have. After signing up for the consultation we'll also send you a quick demo video so you're well prepared for our call. Take a first step today πŸ‘‡
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Step 2: Choose My Designer & Sign Up

Before signing up to one of our plans, you can choose the designer yourself or get matched up with one who best suits your needs. Most of our clients can start design work within 48 hours of signing up. Plus, you can scale up and down with no contracts or strings attached. We offer flexible engagements starting at 2 hours per day to full-time. 

Step 3: Complete Onboarding Form

After signing up for your design membership, you will be asked to complete a short, company onboarding intake form. This allows your designer to get to know you, your business, your goals for working with Design Buffs, desired outcomes, and to gather key information like your logo, brand colours and style guides.

Step 4: Invite Designer Into My Tools & Agree Schedule

No more squeezing into any third party ticketing systems or tools. No more waiting hours or days for a project manager to communicate small tweaks and loose important feedback along the way. While we do provide the infrastructure to help you track your design projects, we give you full freedom to invite your designer into your own tools for real-time collaboration. 

Step 5: Request Your First Designs

Based on your subscription, your designer will work with you for 2, 4 or 8 hours per day during the agreed schedule. Progress on design request will be tracked through your own dedicated Trello board which we'll set up for you during onboarding. Plus, we've got your back. You can turn to our support team for any kind of help or advice and we'll be there for you πŸ’ͺ

Our clients typically ask these...

How are you different from design marketplace like Toptal, Upwork & Co.?
All of our designers are hired, managed, trained and paid by Design Buffs. So instead of just connecting you with a freelancer we actually train our teams on your brand and have battle-tested processes in place to guarantee the best experience for you. 
Why use Design Buffs if I can just hire a freelancer myself?
Finding talented design freelancers is hard, hiring them is an exercise in gambling and salesmanship, and keeping them is both a joy and a constant stress. Design Buffs takes this stress off your plate. Plus, you get the reliability & accountability of the Design Buffs support team.  
Do you have specialised designers in your team?
Yes, we have designers with background in product design, UX/UI design, illustrations, graphic design & motion graphics. We guarantee to match you with the right fit designer for your needs. 
We already have an in-house designer, so why do I need Design Buffs?
Most of our clients have in-house designers but they are often tied up in other tasks. With Design Buffs you can fuel your marketing team's hunger for experimentation and add a dedicated resource to support your sales team. 
What do you mean by 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100% design happiness guarantee for your first 15 days of working with us. If you feel we’re not a great fit for one another, we not only refund the full amount, we also give you a $75 Amazon voucher for having wasted your time. 
Do I have to use your project management tools?
The choice is yours. Some of our clients prefer to use our battle-tested tools & processes (We have a dedicated Slack channel for you and you get your own Trello board for project management), others prefer to invite the designer into their own tools. 
Can I select my own designer?
Yes, me make it super transparent who you'll be working with. If you're not so sure, we can also help you make that decision for you. Need a whole team? No problem, we can also put an entire team together for you. 
Does my designer work in my time zone?
We let our designers work out their schedule with you directly in an attempt to find the best time schedule that will work for you both. Most of our designers are happy to work in off-hours shifts, but we always try to find a time that works best for you.
What if I have more questions?
Just send an email to hello@designbuffs.com or use our chat. We'll be happy to answer any question you may have and look forward to hearing from you!
Judith H.
Co-Founder & CEO
Design Buffs gives us an outlet for all of our creative tasks & visions. We've been using the service for all of our marketing assets & client facing designs and have been very happy from day one. 
Nick Calabro
Digital Marketer
Design Buffs is a no-brainer if you have even a few graphics you need done. Having Design Buffs in my back pocket makes me re-consider my entire content marketing strategy.
Sarah Salmon
Marketing Manager
The time and care that Carsten and his team devote to each design order blew me away from day one. The personalised customer service really is merit to Design Buffs as a company.
Regan Cook
Head of Marketing
The designs produced have been excellent. They're easy to work with, keen to help and always willing to make revisions and amendments as needed. An excellent service and real asset to our team! 
Mary McCollum
Marketing Manager
Design Buffs have been a really valuable addition to our team. Not only is their design skill excellent but they seem to really care about our campaigns and how they can best support. The service is great value and their designs elevate our messaging while truly understanding the brand DNA.

Ready to take the first step?

Let's get a call booked in and talk about your goals, objectives and how we can best integrate into your existing team. Hit the button below, enter your details and we can chat this week or next. 
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