We get things done. We don’t just do process for the sake of the process. We start by listening and then jump right into designing thoughtfully.
Everything we create, design and do is driven by *your* company goals and mission. We treat our clients as co-creators, and strive to build and maintain great relationships. Because everything is better with some trust.
We love working with big thinkers, dreamers and doers. People who are ready to stand out in the best possible way. Teams that love collaboration.
And if that’s you, we can’t wait to meet.
Founder + Creative Director
Charlee is a digital designer, entrepreneur and founder of Emerald. She has spent her career working at both an agency and in-house at a tech startup. Her favorite parts of the work day include conversations with our amazing clients and trying out a new Webflow trick (there are just so many!).
Outside of work you can find Charlee tending to both her indoor and outdoor gardens, trying out new vegan recipes or on a walk in the neighborhood. Charlee is also the founder of The Eco Homestead, a planet-minded e-commerce brand and Let’s Do Something, a monthly action oriented get together in Indianapolis.
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Partner + Creative Director
Leah is an experienced designer with a focus on branding and bringing those brands to life. Before partnering at Emerald she spent 4 years at a creative agency, working with clients large and small. She loves working collaboratively and asking big questions to deeply understand the design problems she’s presented with.
Whether it’s logos, moodboards, websites or fun swag, she’s doing it all while catching up on her latest podcasts. Want to win her ❤️? Drop any good podcast recs! Leah’s happy place is traveling, making birthday cards and eating her body weight in chex mix.
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Every year the Emerald team selects a non-profit or cause that is doing meaningful work, and gives them some design love. Things like branding, a shiny new website, flyer and event design etc. Because everyone deserves quality design.
Do you know an organization that is doing amazing things, but needs some help in looking amazing? Let us know!
Who can apply
Nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) U.S. organizations or organizations that have an established fiscal sponsor with such status
Units of state or local government
Federally-recognized tribal communities or tribes
Staff & Time
Your organization should designate staff who will be able to meet to discuss project needs and progress. You’ll also be responsible for meeting deadlines. Continually missed deadlines may result in cancellation of services.
While Emerald will provide all labor for print and digital pieces, you’ll be responsible for all hard costs, e.g. paper, printing, website hosting, etc.