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Collaborative, not transactional

Superside vs. Penji

Superside works collaboratively alongside enterprise brands to reliably scale design that drives results, while Penji serves marketing and creative teams with more transactional needs that simply require quick-turn design requests.

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Amazon
Meta
Salesforce
Shopify
Booking.com
Puma
Epic Games
Coinbase
Novartis

Comparing Superside as the Penji Alternative

Superside
Services offered

Services offered

Specializes in creative services—graphic design, motion graphics, illustration, custom production (video, sound, photo)—as well as campaigns and concepts for marketing and creative teams. Full branding and rebranding services are also available.

Specializes in creative services—graphic design, motion graphics, illustration, custom production (video, sound, photo)—as well as campaigns and concepts for marketing and creative teams. Full branding and rebranding services are also available.

Penjis offers a wide range of comparable design services. Notably, they don't offer motion graphics or video production and branding services are limited to assets based on your input.

Pricing

Pricing

Transparent, subscription pricing starts at $4,000 per month that can easily scale up (or down) to support the design needs of an entire enterprise organization

Transparent, subscription pricing starts at $4,000 per month that can easily scale up (or down) to support the design needs of an entire enterprise organization

Tiered pricing ranges from $499 to $999 per month.

Onboarding

Onboarding

Collaborative initial onboarding process to understand your brand, current team structure, existing skills, and ongoing team needs.

Collaborative initial onboarding process to understand your brand, current team structure, existing skills, and ongoing team needs.

Penji operates on a self-serve model where you use their platform to submit your requests. In-app support available on demand.

Turnaround time

Turnaround time

12 to 48 hours

12 to 48 hours

24-48 hours for simple projects and 72-96 hours for complex ones.

Communication

Communication

Stay in close contact with your dedicated creative project manager through the Superside platform, email, or Slack integration as well as through an optional weekly meeting.

Stay in close contact with your dedicated creative project manager through the Superside platform, email, or Slack integration as well as through an optional weekly meeting.

All communication takes place online within the platform.

Number of requests / revisions

Number of requests / revisions

Unlimited revisions based on hours available in your selected plans which can scale up or down based on needs. Several simultaneous projects are possible. Any unused hours rollover into the next month.

Unlimited revisions based on hours available in your selected plans which can scale up or down based on needs. Several simultaneous projects are possible. Any unused hours rollover into the next month.

Unlimited requests and revisions. Due to their queue system, where requests are filled chronologically on a first-in-first-out basis, you may only work on one project at a time.


Talent

Talent

Full-time employees and contractors, carefully vetted from over 57 countries in 19 time zones.

Full-time employees and contractors, carefully vetted from over 57 countries in 19 time zones.

Only the top 2% of designers who apply are hired.

Comprehensive Design and Branding Solutions vs. Basic Execution

Comprehensive Design and Branding Solutions vs. Basic Execution

Superside can help you improve or execute on your existing brand, design a completely new brand or create a custom solution, such as a brand lift or refresh. Your wishes set our creative minds in motion. And, since no one knows your brand like you, we’ll take the time to consult with you so we can uncover those hidden gems that are only found through collaboration.

On the other hand, Penji will only follow existing brand guidelines and standards. It doesn't offer consultation or development as part of its services.

A Collaborative Team, Not a Freelancer

A Collaborative Team, Not a Freelancer

Depending on your industry and business model, you may have several different marketing teams or you might be a team of one. If you’re looking for a scalable DesignOps process with dedicated teams and collaborative workflows, Superside is your perfect match. We’re also able to work with one team or many teams within your organization.

With Penji, the focus is on one-and-done projects rather than a repeatable process that can easily adapt to changing needs.

Adapt as Needed, Rather Than Stand in Line

Adapt as Needed, Rather Than Stand in Line

Superside's versatile subscription plans and optimized design process help you avoid the rigidity of a queue-based system—letting you easily manage multiple priorities and projects at once. Your Project Manager will be by your side to ensure you make the most of the hours and services in your plan. React to change instead of being stopped in your tracks and rely on predictable, transparent pricing backed by unwavering customer support.

Much Faster

20x

Faster than hiring creatives in-house
cut costs

50%

Reduction in average cost per asset
ship faster

70%

Lower turnaround time for digital assets
stress free

9.6

Average NPS rating from customers
built for you

Superside is made for:

Your Superside team plugs into your existing teams to increase output, faster.

Redistribute your design team’s spinning plates, without compromising brand and creative potential. Add capacity with round-the-clock design support with on-brand and on-time results.
With 20-30 sizes of banners, hundreds of places to buy your ads, and thousands of color combinations to test, the last thing you wanna do is onboard a new designer. Superside lets you prioritize experimentation by prioritizing your creative needs.
Producing in-house quality creatives is possible without scaling headcount. Streamline your design pipeline and increase your team's bandwidth with the help of Superside's world-class talent.
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Trusted by 450+ fast-growing companies and enterprises

“Superside makes it easy for Shopify's Growth team to get design done well and fast. Their platform is intuitive and enables speed, and the dedicated team model ensures everyone understands our brand and day-to-day needs deeply, allowing for scale.”
Amir Jaffari
Amir JaffariShopify
Growth Lead

Compare Superside vs. Other Alternatives

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While we’ve worked diligently to ensure the accuracy of the information in this post, as we all know too well things can change quickly. As you’re making your choice, check each company’s website and reach out to them directly for the most up-to-the-moment information. If you’re Penji, and we’ve made an error, reach out to us for corrections.

Superside is a revolutionary way for businesses to get good design done at scale.Trusted by 450+ ambitious companies, Superside makes design hassle-free for marketing and creative teams. By combining the top 1% of creative talent from around the world with purpose-built technology and the rigor of design ops, Superside helps ambitious brands grow faster. Since inception, Superside has been a fully remote company, with more than 700 team members working across 57 countries and 13 timezones.
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