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Comparing Designity As the DesignCrowd Alternative

A trustworthy creative partner with flexible pricing that beat DesignCrowd

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Pricing & Plans
Plan prices range from $3,150 – $8,495 per month, depending on whether you select monthly, quarterly, or annual pricing.
DesignCrowd is a crowd-sourced designer platform. It costs up to $129 to post a project. Fees vary depending on project scope and the n umber of designs you want. Anything from $109 for 1-3 designs, to $739 for 150+ designs (this is for a logo project). There are addiitonal fees added for top designers, faster turnaround times, and other add-ons.
Creative Direction
A designated Creative Director with 10+ years of experience in creative strategy, project management, team leadership, and quality assurance.
Pay more for more revisions with your final designer. Creatives will submit designs to your project brief, and you choose the finalist to work with.
Trial Period?
Yes. Two-week trial for available for monthly plans, three-week trial available for quarterly plans, and a four-week trial is available for annual plans.
There is no free trial, but you can request a refund within 60 days of posting your project before the files have been provided if you are unhappy.
Creative Team
Vetted US-based Creatives to eliminate issues with language barriers and time zones. Only the top 3% of candidates are accepted.
Once you pick a winner for your project, work with them to finalize your favorite design to get your final piece of work. You get tons of designers to submit ideas to your brief, and pick the one that fits the best.
Guaranteed Deadlines
Yes! Plus transparent timelines, unlimited project requests & revisions, with no fees.
You can choose a 3-10 day deadline, and expect to receive the first designs within 24 hours of creating your project and will continue to receive designs righ up to the deadline date.
Skill Limitations
No limits! We’re the one-stop shop for all your design and marketing projects, including graphic design, copywriting, web development, video production, 3D VR design, digital marketing campaigns, and more.
DesignCrowd offers various design work from logos, business cards, web design, to illustrations and email marketing design. They do not offer UI/UX design or coding, and no digital marketing services.
Collaboration
On an ongoing basis, your Creative Director will conduct weekly status calls, monthly check-ins, and 90-day formal reports. This way you always know your ROI.
Once you choose the winning design on your contest, you receive full copyright of the design files as well as professional design files (to allow you to print or alter in the future). Want revisions? Their designers will refine their work in response to your feedback. In fact, the more feedback you can provide about what you're looking for, the better!
Onboarding Speed
Start your first project in as little as three days after signing up. Or book a free design consultation right away before starting your trial.
Sign up, launch your project, and see designs pour in! You can launch your project in the matter of minutes.
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A Design System That Guarantees Success

Creative Collaboration Inside a Fully Managed Design Process

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Creative Director

Designity assigns you with a compatible Creative Director who manages projects and ensures consistent creativity and quality.
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Top 3% of Creatives

Unlike DesignCrowd, our Creatives are all US-based, each one going through a thorough vetting process. No more language barriers or time zone frustrations!
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Five-Star Quality

Designity’s fully managed design process, combined with your expert Creative Director, guarantees reliable quality and communication.
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Fast Turnaround

Designity is the only tech-enabled design platform that guarantees transparent timelines and efficient turnaround times.
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One-Stop Shop

Unlike DesignCrowd, we offer coding development, copywriting & content creation, 3D & VR design, templatized design, Canva design, newsletter design, and so much more.
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Flexible Pricing

Designity offers monthly, quarterly, or annual payment plans with no long-term commitment.
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Supporting the Next Generation of Creatives.

Designity is more than a collaborative creative platform. Every client plan includes an emerging Creative with fresh ideas who will be mentored by your Creative Director to gain real-world experience.
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A Two-Week Trial to Demonstrate the System

No Up-Front Payment Required

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Get Assigned to Your Dedicated Creative Director.

With Designity, when you start your trial, you’ll be matched with a compatible Creative Director who will be your single point of contact, project manager, chief collaborator, and quality assurance specialist. Your Creative Director is fluent in strategizing design and marketing projects and directs every idea and Creative along the way.
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Collaborate With Your Cross Functional Team.

Say goodbye to DesignCrowd's service limitations! With Designity you’ll have a kick-off call with your Creative Director to brainstorm, discuss your first project, and refine the creative brief. Your Creative Director will assemble your team from our vetted US-based Creative community and supervise them to bring your projects to life without any hassle. Whether it’s design, coding, copywriting, digital marketing strategy, or 80 other categories, we’ll have you covered.

Follow the Managed Process to Complete Your Project.

Break free from DesignCrowd's platform to discover a new world of collaboration and transparent project management. You’ll have a comprehensive timeline showing phases, deadlines, and the Creatives who will be collaborating on your project. Communication guidelines and recurring weekly video calls ensure seamless connectivity as part of the collaborative blueprint designed for your success.
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Creative Process Case Studies

Creative Directors Make the Difference

Design is very important to us. Having that lack all of a sudden made it quite significant. Besides having a fresh outside look from different people, the trial was a big factor to start working with Designity. It gave me and the team more confidence.
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FAQ

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What is DesignCrowd?

DesignCrowd is an online marketplace that connects businesses and individuals with freelance graphic designers, logo designers, web designers, and other creative professionals. It allows clients to post design projects and receive design submissions from a global community of designers. Clients can then choose the design they like best and work directly with the chosen designer to finalize the project. DesignCrowd offers a wide range of design services, including logo design, website design, print design, and more.

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What is the difference between DesignCrowd and Designity?

The main difference between Designity and DesignCrowd is the approach to sourcing and working with designers. Designity offers a curated network of designers and assigns dedicated professionals to each project, ensuring a personalized and collaborative experience. On the other hand, DesignCrowd operates as an open marketplace where clients receive design submissions from a wide range of designers, offering more options but potentially requiring more time and effort to find the right fit.

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Why should I use Designity over DesignCrowd?

You should consider using Designity over DesignCrowd because Designity offers a curated network of designers who are hand-selected for their expertise and matched specifically to your project needs. This ensures a higher level of quality and collaboration throughout the design process. Additionally, Designity provides dedicated account managers to oversee your projects and facilitate effective communication, resulting in a smoother and more efficient experience compared to the open marketplace approach of DesignCrowd.

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What are 5 key benefits to using Designity over DesignCrowd?

Using Designity over DesignCrowd offers several key benefits. Firstly, Designity provides access to a curated network of highly skilled designers who have been vetted for their expertise and quality. Secondly, Designity offers a personalized and collaborative approach, with dedicated account managers who ensure smooth communication and project management. Thirdly, Designity focuses on hand-matching designers to your specific project needs, resulting in a higher level of customization. Fourthly, Designity offers a streamlined process with faster turnaround times, allowing you to meet your project deadlines more efficiently. Lastly, Designity's emphasis on long-term relationships fosters a deeper understanding of your brand and consistent design work over time.

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What project types does Designity offer that DesignCrowd doesn't?

Designity offers a wide range of project types that are not available on DesignCrowd. These include interactive design, user experience (UX) design, user interface (UI) design, mobile app design, web development, motion graphics, and product design. Designity's expertise extends beyond traditional graphic design, providing more specialized services for digital and interactive projects.

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