Design Back Office, Official Design Partner of SAAC, Launches the SAAC Design Center

Design Back Office, Official Design Partner of SAAC, Launches The SAAC Design Center, Web-based solution automates design process and enables users to have complete control of their design projects.

Long Beach, CA, August 06, 2009 --( San Francisco-based Design Back Office, along with the Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC), today launched the SAAC Design Center. The company is the Preferred Provider of design services to SAAC and will exhibit at the SAAC Show August 5-6 in Long Beach, CA.

The SAAC Design Center is a customized service offering of Design Back Office’s DMLive™ 2.0, a proprietary web-based solution that fully automates the design process from ordering to management to delivery, enabling users to track all steps of the design development process. SAAC Members access The SAAC Design Center from SAAC’s website (

Rick Greene, Board President of SAAC said, “We’re excited to provide our members with a means to cut costs and increase profits in these challenging economic times. The SAAC Design Center is a unique offering available only to SAAC Members. Not only does it allow them to save money but also allows them to provide the highest quality design services to their customers, a source of incremental revenue, making this one of the strongest new benefits we can offer our members at this time.”

Using the SAAC Design Center, SAAC Members will have complete control of their design projects. They may place design orders; outline project specifications including technical requirements, directions, timetable, etc; view revisions; manage clients and projects; track orders; and manage funds. A Digital Asset Management (DAM) feature allows users to manage versioning, archive, search for, and retrieve any current and past projects. All steps of the design process are transparent, reportable, archivable, and searchable. Project information is available anytime, anywhere via the web, email, telephone or SMS.

As an added benefit, SAAC Members accessing the SAAC Design Center and establishing an account will receive an exclusive 5% discounted rate off Design Back Office’s already low wholesale prices on all design services.

The SAAC Design Center will follow a traditional advertising agency workflow. Specific account managers are assigned to each account/customer. Payment is made through standard transaction processes such as credit card, electronic payment, check, wire transfer, etc.

Members will have Design Back Office’s full spectrum of design solutions available to them. The company is the preeminent provider of high-quality wholesale graphic and interactive design solutions delivering an extensive suite of over 450 creative online or offline, static or interactive solutions at the most competitive prices in the marketplace today. Strategically located design centers with over 500 designers/support staff enable 24/7 follow-the-sun customer support.

Brent Berger, Vice President Products and Services of Design Back Office added, “Design Back Office is in the unique position to provide SAAC Members with the same professional quality design services and automated workflow we currently offer to our international advertising agency and newspaper customers. This comprehensive suite of design services allows SAAC Members to significantly reduce their design costs and the ability to offer their customers a broad range of products including package design, ecommerce and website development, branding expertise, catalogue production, as well as print and interactive advertising.”

For SAAC Members seeking a customized DMLive™ 2.0 solution targeted to their own customer base, Design Back Office is able to create a branded service offering that is fully integrated into a client’s existing infrastructure. Together with Design Back Office’s extensive line of graphic services, DMLive™ 2.0 enables companies to stand apart in an increasingly competitive market, expand their current offerings, and cross-sell complimentary services.

Businesses have the opportunity to increase revenues and reduce costs/overhead and time to market, while increasing profit margins and simultaneously expanding service offerings to their clients.

Attendees of the SAAC Show in Long Beach will also receive Design Back Office’s offer of a free custom logo designed in under 45 minutes, a popular demonstration that has been positively received by attendees at other shows.
Design Back Office offers free 24/7 customer support with sales and operations reps in San Francisco to answer design questions.


About Design Back Office

Design Back Office is a San Francisco-based wholesale creative firm providing graphic and interactive design solutions for businesses of varying size and scope. By outsourcing design and/or production services to us, our clients are able to focus on their core competencies while simultaneously reducing marketing costs and complementing design services. With over 450 creative services to offer, Design Back Office enables our clients to expand their existing product lines, attract new customers by cross-selling other products/services, and increase their revenue base without incurring upfront or ongoing costs.

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About Specialty Advertising Association of California

SAAC is an organization made up of more than 900 firms engaged in specialty advertising and promotional products in California and throughout the United States. As an association we are dedicated to increasing the professionalism of members engaged in specialty advertising and promotional products sales. Included in our membership are companies representing all facets of the specialty advertising and promotional products industry, including suppliers, distributors, direct houses and sales personnel.

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