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Welcome to Kickass Design®

Serious businesses need kickass branding

Kickass Design

Kickass Design® is a global design firm that delivers contemporary design, marcom, and internet 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!

We love anything that requires a creative spark

Apart from consulting and ideation at the strategic level, we design and execute creatives for digital marketing, branding, advertising, direct marketing, user experience and interface design for apps and websites, multimedia, retail packaging, point-of-sale elements, trade shows and corporate events.

Creative Meter

How clients perceive us...

Reliability and Trust 100%

Process efficiency 91%

Design and Aesthetics 100%

Understanding of client's business 95%


A sampler of what we're up to

Email campaign for DSNL

Email campaign

Email promotional campaign for a leading conferencing solution provider.

Ad for Two Wheeler Loans from IndusInd Bank

Print collateral

Brand promotion for the consumer finance division of a large private sector bank in India.

Ad for Used Car Loans from IndusInd Bank

Print collateral

Campaign for a used car loan product of one of the largest private sector banks in India.

Design and development of website for Mahika

Marcom and Website

Design and development of a dynamic, responsive web platform including multi-user blog.

Packaging designs for DSM-SOBISCO Foods

Packaging Design

Packaging design for a range of F&B products for consumer retail for a large multinational JV.

Digital marketing support for Wealth Advisors


Print and digital marketing collateral for a leading wealth advisory company.

Marketing support for Beissel Needles

Print collaterals

Online and print collateral for branding and B2B and B2C sales support for dealerships worldwide.

Email campaigns for FundsIndia.com

Email campaign

Large number of print and digital marcom collaterals for a leading financial services portal.

Ad for Darwin Montessori

Print Collaterals

Ads and promotional flyers for the launch of a Montessori school in Chennai.

Packaging for Cutisera from Stempeutics Research

Packaging Design

Premium packaging design for a hair care product from a leading medical research company.



User experience design for a mobile app for the salon and spa industry.


Packaging Design

Branding and design for a promotional sampler box.


Clients Worked With


Branding Assignments


Marcom Projects


Packaging Design

Rely on our experience to give you what your business needs

Featured Creatives

Some of our favourite creations at Kickass Design


News, stories, promotions and more...

Kickass Mobility - mobile apps design and development

Launching Kickass Mobility

We are happy to announce that Kickass Design® has expanded its portfolio to introduce Mobile App design & development services!

Creatives for retail

Branding for Retail

When it comes to branding, packaging and promotional creatives in retail business, it's all about getting your customer's attention - with the right visual and a message that strikes a chord.

New Kickass Design office at VSI Estate

New Kickass Office!

Kickass Design moved in to a cool-and-comfy third-floor office space at VSI Estate, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Chennai. Drop in if you are passing by!

View our street address and location map here.

Altek Beissel Needles Limited
CSAHealthBox Technologies
Fujitsu India
Indian Green Building Council
IndusInd Bank
Parry Nutraceuticals
Reliance Foundation
The younion
Wealth Advisors

Our team

Our creative minds will make your ideas possible

Kartik Sankar

Kartik Sankar

Founder & Creative Director

Kartik is a design entrepreneur with a 25-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.

Ratheesh Kumar

Ratheesh Kumar

Creative Head

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
  Marketing Consultant

"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!

Type II/17, Dr. VSI Estate
(Next to NIFT)
Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Thiruvanmiyur
Chennai 600041, INDIA
+919884014440, +914442629016