99designs

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99design is a company developing a graphic design marketplace. It connects freelance designers with entrepreneurs and businesses of all types and sizes.

TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQOakland, CA, US
Website99designs.com
Employee Ratings4.5
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)2,965
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at 99designs

Patrick Llewellyn

Patrick Llewellyn

CEO & President
Mark Harbottle

Mark Harbottle

Co-Founder
Glenn Boyd

Glenn Boyd

CFO
Michael Tibben

Michael Tibben

VP, Technology
Kathrin Düring

Kathrin Düring

Managing Director, Europe
Megan Dell

Megan Dell

Director of Design
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99designs Office Locations

99designs has offices in Oakland, Richmond and Berlin
Oakland, CA, US (HQ)
2201 Broadway #815
Richmond, AU
Level 2, 41-43 Stewart Street
Berlin, DE
102 Bergmannstraße
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99designs Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2008

99designs total Funding

$45 m

99designs latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

99designs investors

99designs's latest funding round in April 2015 was reported to be $10 m. In total, 99designs has raised $45 m
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99designs Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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99designs Online and Social Media Presence

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99designs Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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99designs News and Updates

Printing giant Vistaprint acquires 99designs

Vistaprint announced today that its parent company Cimpress has acquired freelance design marketplace 99designs. The companies say that 99designs will become part of Vistaprint while also operating as a separate brand, with 99designs CEO Patrick Llewelyn continuing lead his team and reporting to Cim…

99designs Survey of Marketers and Branding Professionals Reveals Pandemic Impact on Creativity, Productivity and Career

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three-quarters of marketers have been working from home since March, but do they believe their creative work, productivity or communications with team members have suffered or thrived in the new normal? Turns out, the answer depends...

99designs Reveals Top Four Emerging Startup Industries for 2019

MELBOURNE, Australia and OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Influencer agencies, life coaches, artificial intelligence-driven healthcare and drone-related businesses: these are among the hottest emerging industries for startup entrepreneurs in 2019, according to data released...

Full Q&A: 99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn on Recode Decode

Llewellyn’s company makes it easier for designers and clients to find each other, but he doesn’t think design will ever be totally done by computers. On the latest episode of Recode Decode with Kara Swisher, Kara talked with Patrick Llewellyn, the CEO of Australian startup 99designs, which con…

99designs Reaches $250m in Total Designer Earnings -- $50 Million Paid Out in Just Over One Year

MELBOURNE, Australia and OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global creative platform 99designs has announced that designer earnings on the platform will reach $250m USD by the end of the month — with a quarter of this all time total ($50m USD) paid out in just the last year....

As 99designs turns 10, CEO Patrick Llewellyn plans for an Australian IPO

 Crowdsourced design marketplace 99designs launched 10 years ago this week, so I talked to CEO Patrick Llewellyn (who joined in 2009) about the anniversary, and where the company goes from here. Turns out Llewellyn and the official 99designs headquarters both relocated back to Melbourne recently, a …

99designs Blogs

35 creative advertising ideas (and why they work)

Advertising is an integral part of building a brand. It helps get the word out about who you are, and… The post 35 creative advertising ideas (and why they work) appeared first on 99designs.

Mobile-friendly vs. responsive vs. mobile-optimized: what’s the difference?

When you start designing a website, you’ll have to know the differences from mobile-friendly vs. responsive vs. mobile-optimized. So what… The post Mobile-friendly vs. responsive vs. mobile-optimized: what’s the difference? appeared first on 99designs.

How to design a character: the ultimate guide to character design

When we think of some of our favorite characters, from Superman to Pikachu, design is often that last thing that… The post How to design a character: the ultimate guide to character design appeared first on 99designs.

10 best UX/UI design tutorials and online courses for beginners

What is art without an audience? For designers and hands-on business managers, it’s not enough to create a fully-functional website… The post 10 best UX/UI design tutorials and online courses for beginners appeared first on 99designs.

Global branding: tips on taking your brand worldwide

Some (or perhaps even most) of the most successful brands are global brands. These are brands that you see everywhere,… The post Global branding: tips on taking your brand worldwide appeared first on 99designs.

How to hold true to brand consistency

Branding is the nuanced art of actively shaping your brand identity; brand consistency is the repetitive communication of your brand… The post How to hold true to brand consistency appeared first on 99designs.
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99designs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was 99designs founded?

    99designs was founded in 2008.

  • Who are 99designs key executives?

    99designs's key executives are Patrick Llewellyn, Mark Harbottle and Glenn Boyd.

  • How many employees does 99designs have?

    99designs has 2,965 employees.

  • Who are 99designs competitors?

    Competitors of 99designs include SGK, Logoworks and Designhill.

  • Where is 99designs headquarters?

    99designs headquarters is located at 2201 Broadway #815, Oakland.

  • Where are 99designs offices?

    99designs has offices in Oakland, Richmond and Berlin.

  • How many offices does 99designs have?

    99designs has 3 offices.