Tactical Design
for Startups

We work with the most innovative companies in the world to make them more valuable through design.
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How to work with Plato
Choose a design service

Choose a design service

Check out our 25+ design offerings — which you can get through our subscription or a la carte services.

A dedicated design team is constructed to meet your needs

A dedicated design team is constructed to meet your needs

We assemble a team of designers that understand your industry and work efficiently to deliver beautiful and effective design.

Your company becomes even more valuable through design

Your company becomes even more valuable through design

We create a shared roadmap of deliverables that have tactical impact and adapt and update this as your company evolves.

What we offer

As you grow your design needs evolve over time. That’s why we offer both a la carte and subscription services, so you can get the support you need in the way that makes the most sense for your company today.

We do more than execute on design. We act like a design co-founder, helping you prioritize your design needs in a way that will maximize the impact of our work and increase the value of your business.

Design a La Carte

Per Project

You need design and you need it now. We get it. Combine the flexibility of a freelancer with the superpowers of a full design team. Simply tell us what you need, and we’ll deliver you design that works. No fluff, no fuss.

  • Dedicated Creative Director and Design Producer
  • Access to 35+ specialized designers
  • Choice from more than 25+ design solutions
Design Subscription

Unlimited

Instantly scale up your design department. For the price of nearly 50% of a full-time designer, you get access to an entire team of designers working in tandem to produce tactical design that will take your business to the next level.

  • Unlimited design services, one project at a time
  • Scale up & down like AWS; hire us for two months, or for life
  • 50% less than hiring a full-time designer

Ignacio Willats

COO & Co-Founder, Cytera Cellworks (YC S18)

Industries

Our dedicated industry design practices combine our team's industry expertise with the specific design tactics that work for you.
Consumer

Consumer & CPG

Move as fast as your consumers do. Let us help with branding, packaging, custom illustration, photography and graphic design, Shopify sites, social ads, landing pages and web design.

B2B

B2B

Give your sales and marketing team a design superpower. Let us help with Hubspot landing pages, infographics, decks, one-pagers, ebooks, and event signage.

Biotech

Biotech & Healthcare

Turn complex ideas into a clear and actionable story. Let us help with web design, branding, storytelling, illustration, decks, marketing collateral, scientific whitepapers, and infographics.

Rod Ebrahimi

CEO & Co-founder, Upturn Credit (BBVA Compass)

Skills

Imagine hiring a single person with all these skills? Don’t worry.
You’ve found your design unicorn with plato.

Illustration

Brand Design

Brand Strategy

Web Design

Copywriting

Logo Design

Motion Graphics

Graphic Design

Animation

Web Development

UI Design

Are you a designer with one of these skills?

Portfolio

Our work speaks to our impact. We’re proud when we can imagine with you and deliver something that takes you to another dimension.
Portfolio: Sakura
Portfolio: Upturn
Portfolio: Crossbeam
Portfolio: Modern Treasury
Portfolio: Nations Hearing
Portfolio: Scanwell
Portfolio: Tesserai
Portfolio: Zerodown
Not your typical design agency

Not your typical
design agency

We combine the extensive skills of a team of designers with the agility of a tech-forward startup. The result? High-quality work for a fraction of the time and cost.

Think of us as your design co-founder. We’ll discover the needs of your business and dedicate an entire team of uniquely talented designers to knock those goals out of the park.

This isn’t just design that looks pretty, but design that makes your company more valuable.