design + content clarity

Curious to know how we work?

At Ricksticks, we believe in candid transparency, so you know exactly what’s happening, and what’s coming up next. When you choose to work with us, you can expect to go through five stages of project management:

1: Assessment

Understanding your needs

Providing a solution requires a good understanding of the problem. To start off we’ll do an assessment of your organization in the form of a brand audit, interview, or questionnaire. We’ll discuss target launch dates and budget, and formulate a work back schedule that will keep both parties on-track.

2: Research

Developing a strategy

Now that we have a good idea of what your company is all about, we can begin to define a strategic direction that will address the specific task at hand. Drawing from the data given from the initial assessment, we’ll do our own independent research and analyze the information.

3: Conception

Creating initial design solutions

We’ll explore a wide variety of different visual approaches. Our design team will collaborate together to find a solution that will match the purpose of your project. After rigorous revisions, we’ll narrow it down to two to four different concepts from which you will have your pick.

4: Review

Engaging in client feedback

This is when we present to you our best concepts for selection. We’ll be walking you through each concept to discuss the ideas behind it, and how it addresses the design challenge. This will also give us the opportunity to listen to any questions or concerns you might have.

5: Execution

Driving home the solution

After concept selection, we'll go forth and implement the design solution to create a tangible product. During this process, we’ll address any issues discussed during the Review stage. Our studio principal will be in communication with you frequently to give you status updates. The final product will be launched after it receives your stamp of approval.