"Danielle has done some excellent work for us on the design and layout of our annual reports using our pre-designed InDesign templates.  She is good at listening to her clients and sensitive to their needs."

Patricia Ambrose, Deputy Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law


We understand

You've thought this through already; you know the value of professionally produced communications materials so you've already gone through the process of hiring a designer to work out your brand. You've got your logo, you've got you typography, you've got your colour schemes and templates all sorted out. But now you've got them, you aren't really sure what to do with them. Because we know how daunting it can be, once the excitement of receiving the final files has faded and suddenly you realise you are on your own, looking after your beautiful, new brand, baby. Do you know how to use Indesign? Do you even have a copy of Indesign? Of course, you will have talked this through with you designer, right? But seriously, if you've not got the time, skills, or equipment to utilise your designs effectively we are here to lend a hand.

We are very interested in taking on your in-house design work, happy for you to out source these tasks to us. Outsource in-house. Simple.


How does this work?


How much is your time worth to your business? We work on a project-by-project basis, so you only need to worry about graphic design when you need graphic design work done. If you only need the occasional update to your materials it doesn't make sense to hire a permanent member of staff, buy the computing equipment and software you'll need, or invest in training yourself or members of your team. Of course we are all for training, learning new skills is an essential feature of business and personal growth. But you will probably have other important items on your 'to learn' list, so, if it helps, you can deal with 'learn to be a graphic designer' last and focus on what you are paid to do.


We've got loads of experience in utilizing templates and keeping to brand guidelines while producing new or updated communications and marketing materials. We are quick, we are precise, we are efficient. If you've got a short deadline let us know and we'll get your materials back to you on time and ready to go, leaving you the space in your schedule to work on all the other deadlines you've got clamoring for attention.


We'll get the job done quickly, professionally, and on budget, leaving you with nothing to worry about when you need your materials updates done.

But perhaps there is one worry; you think we may be too busy to take on your project? Never fear, because although we are a small core team we have close connections to a number of very highly skilled freelance designers who have worked with us before. So if your deadline is too tight for us to accommodate we will certainly be able to find someone who will be more than happy to take on your work. And don't worry about having to chase who-knows-what designer for your files, we'll manage the whole process. That's right, if we can't do it ourselves, we'll out source your out sourced in-house design work, and ensure the work you receive meets the standards we would expect of ourselves.


So there you have it. Take a look at our fees page to get an idea of how much you could save, then get in touch to talk about what graphics you need someone else to do.


"As a frequent customer I can highly recommend Pesky Varmint to anyone! Danielle is fast, friendly and professional, and most importantly, has an excellent eye for design and has surpassed my expectations every time she has completed a job for me."

Anna Riddell, Anna International Editorial