Hello, I’m Kirstie Shanks. I’m a freelance graphic designer and social media manager based in the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario. Truthfully, I do a bit of everything.
Branding, Illustration, Print Design, Website Design, Social Media
The Design Process
What a typical project with me looks like.
We’ll go more in-depth about your needs, and your vision for the project and talk about your design preferences.
Direction + Strategy
Based on our conversation, I’ll do some research of your industry and come up with a design direction that will meet your goals.
Design + Refine
The really fun part, I’ll create the foundational designs that we’ll refine together so that it best communicates your brand.
Once we have the foundation designed, I’ll implement complimenting designs across different mediums, both print & web.
This is the part where we jump up and down and celebrate because the project is complete and ready to show off to the world.
Design that’s a breath of fresh air.
Lay all your best cards out on the table for your clients and customers to see what you have to offer. I see a design project as a collaboration. Let me dive deep into the culture your business has or that you wish it to have and help you highlight all the great aspects of your brand.
Working with Kirstie has been seamless & stress-free.
She always understands exactly what I am trying to convey when I am describing a design concept, and even presents me multiple options to choose from. Kirstie is a talented artist who brings my visions to life in a way that I didn’t know was possible – and that’s something that not all graphic designers can do. And above all, she is patient, professional and a constant joy.
– Kristine Carr, Creative Consultant