Not by accident, by design

We believed that there was a better way to achieve quality design without the expense or the complication of traditional design agencies, so we built it. A tech-enabled, graphic design subscription that solves big challenges, streamlines processes, drives efficiencies and bridges the gap between talented designers and brands of the future. That mission and our relentless quest to balance happiness between career, client, and company has attracted a talented design-ops team which we now call the Designed.co family.

Every great design starts with an even better story

After 15 years as the Global VP of Marketing for a $30B/year company, I found that my biggest frustrations were scaling quality design without the expense, complexity, and lack of clear communication of an agency. The result of years, millions spent in design spend, the lack of process, unreliable communication, excessive waste, and the ‘cost over quality’ mentality made me believe there’s got to be a better way.

Designed.co was founded on the idea that you could achieve and scale quality design without hiring flaky-freelancers, making long-term commitments to in-house employees, or burn through valuable budget on unmetered agency bills. We are talent scouts that have our team’s best interest in mind which has helped us attract top-tier design talent. The result of this is quality work that comes from the heart. We’ve prioritized communication and service values to deliver a design experience that is consistent and reliable, without breaking the bank.

Initially, it was a monumental effort, but I knew we could deliver. 5 years later, a lot of learning, calibrating, and reengineering, real problem solving, talent scouting, and that solution is now Designed.co.”

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“Let’s make something beautiful together!”

Jeremy Lessaris

Founder & CEO

People, passion & principles with a purpose

Our tribe is made up of nerds, creatives and entrepreneurs whose collective experience goes beyond just education citations, certificates and accolades.

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Jeremy Lessaris
Founder & CEO

20+ Yrs in Marketing & Communication

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James Rashotsky
Co-Founder & CTO

20+ Yrs in Software Development

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Kasey Sherwood
Co-Founder & COO

7+ Yrs in Operational Support & Tech

Your company is only as extraordinary as its people

So here is a little about your new design team

Degreed & certified

Design is about more than just looking good. Our designers all hold degrees in digital design to fine arts from prestigious US design schools, where they immersed themselves in design theory, practice, and trends. Every design you receive is grounded in a thorough understanding of design, marketing, and communication principles — and it shows.

Multi-disciplinary experts

Experts get the job done right from the start. You want a packaging expert to design your packaging; a print expert on your print designs; a web expert for your website. We have attracted designers who excel in their fields, allowing us to assign the best-fit designer for the project you need. So you get the expert you want for the type of project you need without hopping from agency to freelancer.

Full-time employees

No contractors, freelancers, or part-timers, ever. Consistency and reliability are gold to us, which is why we only hire full-time employees who are dedicated to our company...and to you. So your designs are always delivered on time, every time, with quality you’ll come to rely on.

US based designers

We love and respect the global design community. But there’s no replacement for local designers who are well-versed in the trends that work here. No worry about major time gaps, cultural or language barriers. Because your designer understands you and your needs, you get better, on-target designs.

Made in Miami

We are based in sunny, palm tree-lined Miami Beach, Florida. We are home to the Design District, Art Deco District, Wynwood and Art Basel, the leading global contemporary art fair. Our office is located on world-famous Lincoln Road. We also maintain offices in Chicago where our original agency was founded.

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"Designed Co far exceeded our expectations. The professionalism, talent, smooth processes, and general enthusiasm equaled a top notch experience. I highly recommend this company."

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Lori Lynch

Director of Special Events, Camillus House

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