Smartwork Design provides a variety of services revolving around graphic design, including production and project management for design projects and organizations. Our goal is to provide comprehensive solutions for all your design and production needs, whether you are just starting to develop a visual identity, or creating something to fit within an established brand.
We do web and print design for small and large clients. Print design work includes logos, visual identities and brands, book design and layout, instructional design, ad design and production, brochures, trade show materials, marketing collateral, and more. See the portfolio page for some project samples.
Web design work encompasses web site design as well as developing integrated strategies for web and print so that your look and message stay consistent across media. Smartwork Design can also design and administer email marketing campaigns enabling you to advertise your services, send out newsletters and keep in touch with your clients. Call or email to discuss your web or print design needs.
Smartwork Design provides design project management services for individual projects and for companies and organizations. Whether it's managing one project or a variety of projects, we can bring together the people and resources needed to complete your project on time and within your budget.
Past project management jobs have included the Adobe Photoshop CS4 and CS5 Classroom in a Book(s) for Adobe Press/Peachpit Press (via afstudio design), the Adobe After Effects CS4 and CS5 Classroom in a Book(s) for Adobe Press/Peachpit Press (via afstudio design), The Spectra Suites book for Da Plastique/Welcome Books, and websites for Bay Area construction companies including L.J. Kruse Company, and The Lescure Company, via afstudio design.
In addition to original design, Smartwork Design provides production services for large and small print and web projects. Past projects have included catalogs for Houghton Mifflin and Prudential California Realty, financial services collateral for Morgan Stanley, and a best practices manual for the International Association of Business Communicators. Production work in Photoshop is always welcome, and past Photoshop production projects have included large-scale fine art pieces as well as scanning projects and scripting for repetitive tasks in Photoshop. Working with a template and adhering to strict identity guidelines if required is never a problem.
Smartwork Design can also create user-friendly design solutions in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint allowing you to express your ideas in a format that is familiar to you.
Need someone to pull your ideas together into cohesive copy for your web site or print piece? We can help with that. Smartwork Design can include writing or copy editing services with your project estimate.