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Predictable pricing for
unpredictable creative needs

Best suited for strategy, sales, communications and HR teams, this tailored solution enables you to elevate your presentations and produce on-brand assets for internal and external communications.

Long term creative partnerships

We are certain that the clients we know best are those who we have on monthly retainers.

Becoming your creative partner means you can throw just about anything at us and it's all covered as part of your monthly fee. A fee that gives you a certain number of hours each month that you can use for your marketing activity - in print and in digital work. 

The Benefits
Save Money

Budget conscious method of marketing your business

Develop Trust

Forge strong partnerships with us long term and we will develop a sound understanding of your business.

You Get What You Want

Create your own package - Print, Digital and Website work can be included so you get what you want.

Why choose a retainer

  • If you know that you will need design services throughout the year, but don't want to hire a full-time designer, a retainer program is for you.

  • You get a discounted rate compared to our normal hourly rate and a la carte rates.

  • You have peace of mind with a guaranteed amount of work each month.

  • You pay a set amount each month for the duration of your contract and don't have to worry about fluctuating design fees.

  • You get the access to a professional designer without the overhead costs of an employee.

how does it work?

A retainer fee is like a monthly design fee. It is paid up front each month before work is ordered. Essentially, you are paying for time versus a specific service. 

Based on the retainer package you select, we will block out our schedule with the appropriate amount of hours each month and plan our workload accordingly. You have peace of mind knowing that you will receive a pre-established amount of work each month, without having to worry about what other client projects are ahead of you!



    Suitable for small sized businesses
    • 10 Hours/month (2.5 hours/week)
    • 8% discount
    • Priority service in projects
    • Monthly time reports
    • Brand consistency
    • 3 month minimum

    Suitable for medium sized businesses
    • 20 hours/month (5 hours/week)
    • 15% discount – save $180!
    • Priority service in projects
    • Monthly time reports
    • Brand consistency
    • 3 month minimum

    Suitable for large sized businesses
    • 40 hours/month (10 hours/week)
    • 20% discount – save $480!
    • Priority service in projects
    • Monthly time reports
    • Brand consistency
    • 3 month minimum

All prices exclusive of HST. With our retainer packages, you can choose a set amount of hours per month depending on your needs, for an initial period of 3 months. We will then re-assess your package to ensure you are getting exactly what you need and will then move onto a 3, 6, 9 or 12 month agreement. If you ever need more hours than the agreed number of hours per month, overtime is charged at our regular hourly rate of $60 per hour. Please note that retainer hours do not roll over each month. We will always let you know in advance if we are close to hitting our hours for the month.

A variety of creative capabilities
under one roof

Give your marketing and creative teams super powers, literally. Whether it’s beautiful illustrations for your ad campaigns, compelling graphics for your keynote presentation, or packaging and merch design for your products, you can rapidly bring any idea to life.

Graphic Design Retainer Details:

3 month minimum commitment. At the end of 3 months, we will re-evaluate the program to ensure the number of hours are fitting your business needs. After that, we can move to 6, 9, or 12 month commitments.

Each retainer includes a set number of hours per week. Overage in hours each week will be billed at the standard hourly rate of $60 per hour.

Unused hours expire at the end of each week. This is to ensure that we can allocate time for your projects each week and plan our workload accordingly.

You will get an invoice on the first day of each month. Invoice will include the monthly retainer rate for that month and any additional charges from previous month.​

What type of services can be used in the Graphic Designer Retainer programs?

Print Materials – sales sheets, direct mailers, brochures, event programs, signage

Digital Materials – email templates, social media graphics, blog banners, and other web graphics

Ad Design - print and web ads

Services do not include additional costs like stock photography & fonts

Additional services are available upon request.

Please note: Services do not include logo design. Logos will be charged at hourly rate of $60/hour.

Book an Appointment

Let's set up a 30-minute Zoom meeting so we can chat more about your project and so that we can get to know each other. We want to learn all about your business and goals. We’ll review your business needs and upcoming projects. 

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