Serious businesses need kickass branding
Kickass Design® is a global design firm that delivers branding, contemporary creative design, marcom, and web/digital solutions to young brands that aspire to get awesome designs for high-impact growth.
Corporate branding and marcom covering all forms of print collateral - small to large format.
Creatives for all formats of digital marketing, user experience and interface design for mobile apps, websites etc.
Explanatory videos, corporate presentations, event curtain raisers and much more!
All forms of retail/consumer packaging design, innovative POS designs, product mockups, prototypes and much more!
Apart from consulting and ideation at the strategic level, we design and execute creatives for digital marketing, branding, advertising, social media, direct marketing, user experience and interface design for apps and websites, multimedia, packaging design, point-of-sale elements, trade shows, office branding and corporate events. We are a one-stop, leading creative design agency in Chennai.
So what sets us apart?
Strategy. Creativity. Technology.
At Kickass Design, we think multi-channel. We think seamless experience for customers. This approach, along with our experience and insight across industries has contributed to our success. Customers love us for the ideas and innovation we bring to the relationship.
What are we good at?
We Think Design. That's our forte. We put ourselves in the client's shoes, freeze the root business requirement, think through all aspects - business, design, communication and usability - in the appropriate context and arrive at an ideal solution. Gut, intuition and experience contribute as well.
Why is Kickass Design preferred by top IT companies and technology startups?
We understand IT. And we are creative. This niche combination works in our favour and gives us the edge. We bring a solid understanding of the IT industry - technology domains, various target segments and their psyche. We know what kind of communication works and what doesn't. What would make a CXO take notice and what would excite a developer community.
KICKASS DESIGN offers quick tips on branding, creative design, packaging, marketing, advertising, web and digital. All these and more, focused on helping small and medium businesses look their professional best!
Our creative minds will make your ideas possible
Kartik is a design entrepreneur with a 28-year career spanning several niche areas such as creative marketing & communication, multimedia, e-learning, software project management, information sciences, and special education for persons with learning and intellectual disabilities.
Prior to founding Kickass Design®, Kartik had built and led Black Magic Design® - a premium marcom design house as Creative Director. Earlier, Kartik was head at Left Field, a creative hotshop. Prior to that he was with NIIT for over 7 years in various leadership roles. He is also a Founder Trustee of Mission Inclusion Trust.
Realizing that he is not made for automobile engineering, Ratheesh was quick to turn to creative design. A versatile and accomplished artist, he has a wide range of interests ranging from fine art, sculpting, murals, design, animation, and movies. He has a ravenous apetitite for great ideas and breakthrough thinking. When he listens to soft music, you know there's a creative surprise in store.
With over 15 years of experience in creative design, graphics, and animation, Ratheesh has churned out some of the most compelling creatives for leading clients worldwide.
What customers are saying about us
"KICKASS DESIGN has some of the most intutive and creative designers I have worked with. The team not only translates business requirements into great creative output, but also makes an effort to completely understand client requirements so that they can provide relevant additional inputs as well. I strongly recommend their work."
- Aarti Ramakrishnan
"Kartik and his team are dedicated professionals in the field of Web Site Design and creative works. They were highly responsive, in sync with our thought process and did a great job in designing Shriram Gateway SEZ website. I wish KICKASS DESIGN all the very best!"
- Deviprasad Rao
Development & Leasing Professional
Commercial Real Estate/IT Parks/SEZs
"We had an excellent experience with KICKASS DESIGN who developed our website. As a startup, it was critical for us to have a partner who could understand our vision and translate that into action rapidly and in a cost-effective manner. Kickass Design did that very well. They were proactive, responsive and committed to supporting our new business."
- Poornima Nair
Founder MAHIKA, London
"KICKASS DESIGN has done a wide range of advertising work for us ... ads, web sites, Point of sale dispensers etc., In a short time, they have understood our product and business. Quality of work is terrific, done with minimum of fuss and on time! In fact, Kartik acts like brand owner and is a pleasure to work with. All the best!"
- S Ganesh
Chairman & Managing Director
Altek Beissel Needles
"Kartik and his team at KICKASS DESIGN have this uncanny ability to quickly understand, adapt and align to your tasks... their approach is direct and uncomplicated. Their knack to deliver beyond your expectations - spot-on - every single time is what sets them with a clear distinction of a true creative and communication experts. To be honest, I have been trying to associate with someone from the same domain but my benchmark has been Kartik... and no-one has remotely come close to this genius. I would strongly recommend his services for anyone who is looking for true value add and exceptional creative communication ideas."
- Shajesh Menon
Founder & Managing Director, The Younion
"Kartik is undoubtedly THE BEST designer I have come across. He never ceases to surprise you by giving more than what you actually hoped for with his designs. Few attributes as to why I would recommend Kartik and KICKASS DESIGN: 1) Understanding Client Requirements 2) Classy, stylish, elegant, clutter-free designs 3) Creative genius 4) Straight-forward and to-the-point attitude. 5) Attention to Detail. In short, Kartik is definitely the guy for your design requirements."
- Shankar Jambulingam
Founder & CEO, Neverskip
Call us if you are planning...
✓ Digital marketing campaigns ✓ Mobile Apps for your business ✓ Revamp of marketing collaterals ✓ New marketing initiatives ✓ Email-based marketing campaigns
✓ Creative support for events ✓ Launch of new website or revamp of an existing one ✓ User-friendly, intuitive user interface for apps ✓ Packaging design ... or just about anything that requires a creative spark!
We are the destination for all your creative design requirements – be it branding, marketing collaterals, digital and social media management, UI design for apps, packaging design for retail, or interior design and styling.
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