5 Things I learned from interning at Leverage

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Our summer design intern shares 5 things she didn’t know before working behind the scenes on websites with us. Shira is currently studying to be a Graphic Designer at York University. 1. You Don’t Have to be a Developer to Design Websites While it’s very helpful to have basic coding skills when designing websites, I […]

Making your design “Web-Ready”

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Graphic design techniques can be beautiful, but they don’t translate well to development. Here’s everything you need to know about designing a web-ready file. There’s one main difference between print and web design: print is tangible, web is intangible. When you design for print or even digital spaces like social media, you design something that exists […]

How display resolution affects your website

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High resolution. Retina display. 4k. There are so many different versions of what is considered HD these days. With a growing market of laptops and tablets your responsive website can look different on every and any screen. What is responsive design? Responsive web design is when your website looks and behaves differently based on the […]

Enthusiast Gaming: Going public with a brand new website

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Enthusiast gaming, one of Canada’s largest gaming companies, and our long-time client is going public, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ve partnered with them on several projects including support with EGLX, Canada’s largest gaming expo, their social network, Enthusiast.gg, and–most recently– the rebrand and launch of their new website. It’s this recent project that […]

Meet our new graphic design intern!

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It is our pleasure to introduce to you… (drumroll, please) Emily Campbell! Emily is a Graphic Design Ninja. She honed her talents at Humber College, and Leverage.It spotted her gift at Emily’s portfolio showing. Emily loves the branding aspect of design, and draws her inspiration from Paula Scher and hopes to one day be able […]

My Experience as a Graphic Designer Intern (Fresh Out Of School)

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Before I jump into my internship, I just wanted to quickly introduce myself. I’m a graphic designer fresh out of school and I love web design and branding. It has been a month since I began my internship at LeverageIT and within those 4 weeks, I’ve learned quite a bit and I know there’s still […]

Meet our Newest Designer: Julie

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My name is Julie, and I’m a graphic designer. I studied graphic design and graduated from Humber College. I’m a creative problem solver, I have a passion for functionality and design. I love and enjoy web design, UI/UX design, and brand identity but that does not limit my skills for other mediums. I am open […]