Services

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We provide maximum value and deliver our best work on every communication design project.

Your values-aligned creative partner 

We know you’re busy and need a creative team that understands sustainability and the needs of progressive organizations and businesses like yours. We deliver polished, professional branding, reports & communications management that amplify your mission.

iilo’s communication design services

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Values-aligned branding

New or refreshed brands, templates, brand assets, graphic standards & websites

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Impactful reports

Interactive report design, infographics, illustration, writing & editing

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Comms management

Event & campaign project management, content strategy & social media content creation

Pricing options

We act as an extension of your team and help you with your ongoing communication design needs (a.k.a. your out-of-house, in-house creative team) or work project-by-project.

  • Dedicated project management supporting the entire process
  • Access to trusted, reliable creatives all managed by us
  • Set scope of work, set timelines
  • Perfect for projects big and small
  • Deposit required to book your project, progressive billing until project completion

Do you have more than a couple projects you need support with? Consider engaging us as your annual creative services partner for a discounted rate.

Interested? Fill out our inquiry form and we’ll be in touch shortly.

You can buy a block of time (50, 100, 200* hours etc.), much like a punch card, to be used however you’d like over the next three months.

  • As we grow to know you and your brand inside and out, our team can turn work around quickly and efficiently
  • You get to avoid writing RFPs and having to explain who you are every time you need work done
  • As a time block client, you’ll also receive ongoing support organizing your design assets and working files for all of your deliverables for in-house use
  • Services can include anything from our full range of communication services

*Commit to an annual plan for a 10% loyalty discount.

Interested? Fill out our inquiry form and we’ll be in touch shortly.

 

Do you have a fixed budget for design but not quite enough work to hire a full-time designer? Are you tired of juggling freelancers who don’t always come through? Let us support your ongoing communication design needs throughout the year.*

  • Includes our full-range of communication design services
  • Includes all layout/source files for in-house use
  • Unlimited revisions per deliverable
  • Unlimited deliverable requests
  • Predictable monthly invoicing for easy budgeting and efficient workflows

*Minimum commitment of 20 hours/month. 

Interested? Fill out our inquiry form and we’ll be in touch shortly.

Clients often start working with us on a branding project, infographic, report, or website — and once our first project is done, they go on to purchase prepaid time blocks, and/or sign up for our annual plan for ongoing support. However you decide to engage us, you’ll get top agency services, a collaborative process, and maximum value.

Interested? Fill out our inquiry form and we’ll be in touch shortly.

Our impact

“The iilo team impressed us with their dedication and commitment to our project. What really stood out to us was their attentive listening and incorporation of the many details it took to get this design done right.”

Caitlin Thompson
Communications Director, Nuxalk Nation

What you can expect as an iilo client

Our number one priority is making sure your experience as an iilo client is exceptional. We work to gain your trust and support you at every step of your project, with no surprises.

Over the years, the iilo team has earned a reputation for being impact-focused, reliable, and great to work with. You can count on us to:

  • Ensure our values align, so we can stand behind our collaboration
  • Take the time to listen and learn
  • Be collaborative and show respect for your subject matter expertise
  • Work quickly and dive deep into your project
  • Explain the “why” behind our recommendations
  • Deliver high-quality work on time and on budget 
  • Communicate clearly and be available when you need us
  • Pay attention to the details
  • Celebrate the wins and make it right when we make mistakes
  • Find solutions to reduce your project’s ecological footprint
  • Continually learn, apply, and improve our skills, creativity, and work

The iilo team has been delivering communication design solutions to nonprofits, social enterprises, educational institutions, marketing/communications departments, and governments for 20+ years.

  • We work exclusively with mission-driven organizations and businesses — we understand what makes you great at what you do, and the challenges you face
  • As a Certified B Corp, our company is founded on values and doing business ethically and transparently
  • Our focus on efficiency, process, and simplicity means we can focus most of our efforts on solving your communication design challenges
  • We’re a virtual-forever agency (not just during the pandemic) with low overhead, which means lower costs and savings we can pass onto you
  • We believe in working full energy, not necessarily full time, empowering women in business, and creating a flexible space for underrepresented creative professionals to do impactful work and have work/life balance 

We follow our standard communication design process for every client project, and refine the details to meet your custom needs. As process nerds, we’ve spent years refining our process to make it as easy and efficient as possible. 

  • Kick-off meeting: we set expectations, outline process, and align our teams
  • Discovery and strategy: we dive deep into your creative challenge, get to know your organization, industry, target audiences, and goals, and exit this phase with clarity and consensus
  • Concept design: we explore ideas and creative concepts, and refine them with your feedback, to agree on a design direction
  • Design production: we produce complete drafts of your project deliverables, conduct 2-3 review and feedback rounds with you, and do ongoing quality assurance before delivering final files
  • Wrap-up & celebrate: we reflect on (and celebrate!) what worked well and identify lessons learned and best practices with you, so we can improve our processes and your client experience
  • Share impact: we share what we accomplished together through case studies, blog posts, and the iilo newsletter (with your permission, of course) to promote the great work you’re doing

Our impact

“Lisa and Madelen’s creativity and attention to detail yielded beautiful, timeless results.”

Madeleine Shaw
Founder, Nestworks Workplace Society

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