faster turnaround than traditional creative agencies


design and marketing


lower cost than in-house creative teams


Comparing Designity As the Lightboard Alternative

A trustworthy creative partner with flexible pricing that beat Lightboard

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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.
Hourly work is billed at $140/hour for a project-to-project basis.Membership pricing starts at $2,750/mo for 25 hours of work, up to $7,700/mo for 75 hours of work.
Creative Direction
A designated Creative Director with 10+ years of experience in creative strategy, project management, team leadership, and quality assurance.
Your account manager will work with you to coordinate all of your projects. They will ensure your projects are consistent and work with a rotating team of designers. You can communicate with your team through lightboard at any time.
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.
Lightboard does not offer a free trial period.
Creative Team
Vetted US-based Creatives to eliminate issues with language barriers and time zones. Only the top 3% of candidates are accepted.
Your membership gives you a dedicated design team consisting of an account manager and senior designer. This is backed by their collaboration software and team of designers ready to deliver work every day of the week.
Guaranteed Deadlines
Yes! Plus transparent timelines, unlimited project requests & revisions, with no fees.
Projects are turned around in 1-2 business days, sometimes sooner. On business days they provide an estimate within a few hours of submission and start a designer within one business day of project approval. They address change requests same or next business day.
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.
Lightboard focuses only on design-based work like presentations, branding, websites, and illustrations.
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.
No limits on revisions. They plan for 2-3 rounds of revisions on a project. If revisions extend beyond the original scope of the brief they will ask for an approval to increase budget. Designers are available only from 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday, Pacific Time.
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.
You can create an account and sign up for a membership. Projects will be started within a week, depending on the response time of someone from Lightboard.

A Design System That Guarantees Success

Creative Collaboration Inside a Fully Managed Design Process


Creative Director

Designity assigns you with a compatible Creative Director who manages projects and ensures consistent creativity and quality.

Top 3% of Creatives

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

Five-Star Quality

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

Fast Turnaround

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

One-Stop Shop

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

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.
Creative Director

Collaborate With Your Cross Functional Team.

Say goodbye to Lightboard'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 Lightboard'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.

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.
Mai Shi
Mai Shi
Marketing Director
Kung Fu Tea
Kung Fu Tea


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What is Lightboard?

Lightboard is a marketing design service that offers experienced designers and account managers, along with their collaboration software, to assist with various design projects such as presentations, branding, websites, and illustrations. They provide a dedicated design team, fast turnaround times of 1-2 business days, and allow for 2-3 rounds of revisions without limits. It's worth noting that their designers are available during specific hours on weekdays, and the account setup and project initiation may take up to a week depending on their response time.

What is the difference between Lightboard and Designity?

The difference between Lightboard and Designity lies in the scope of their services and approach. Lightboard focuses primarily on marketing design work, offering experienced designers and account managers to collaborate with clients. They have specific hours of availability and provide a dedicated design team. On the other hand, Designity offers a broader range of design services beyond marketing, including graphic design, web design, and development. Designity connects clients with a curated network of designers and offers more flexibility in project types and customization.

Why should I use Designity over Lightboard?

Designity offers several advantages over Lightboard. Firstly, Designity provides a wider range of design services beyond marketing, allowing you to access expertise in various design disciplines. Secondly, Designity offers a larger pool of designers, providing you with more options to find the perfect fit for your project. Additionally, Designity offers a collaborative platform for seamless communication and project management, ensuring efficient workflow and timely deliveries. Lastly, Designity offers flexibility in pricing and plans, allowing you to choose the option that best suits your needs and budget.

What are 5 key benefits to using Designity over Lightboard?

Designity offers five key benefits over Lightboard. Firstly, Designity provides a broader range of design services, catering to various project types beyond marketing design. Secondly, Designity offers a larger pool of designers, ensuring a diverse and specialized talent pool for your specific design needs. Thirdly, Designity's collaborative platform facilitates seamless communication and project management, enhancing efficiency and productivity. Fourthly, Designity offers flexible pricing and plans, allowing you to choose the option that aligns with your budget and project requirements. Lastly, Designity's platform is available for use 24/7, providing you with the convenience of accessing design services at any time.

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

Designity offers a wide range of project types that Lightboard doesn't cover. In addition to marketing design, Designity excels in areas such as UX/UI design, product design, packaging design, motion graphics, and 3D modeling. This expanded scope allows Designity to cater to a broader range of creative needs beyond traditional marketing materials, providing more versatility and options for clients.

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