we love this city.


And have put together a hub of select creative people (designers, photographers, writers, programmers, etc...) for the common purpose of making great work. As a result, you get a unique and dedicated, hand-picked-by-you team of skilled professionals to support your marketing goals.

how we work.

the Crate model

You submit a project via our creative brief. Note: The details & description of what you need is key (and handled with care).


We push your project out to our top local freelancers. They develop out the actual pieces in a respectful amount of time.


We pull together the best strategy for you, to you save time and dollars. And you end up with a super passionate creative team.

Your Team is Set.

Working with us results in a great team of fresh, skilled and local creatives. Our process is just the beginning of what we hope for you. And you will have this team not only for the current project need, but for any ongoing projects as well.

We want to see real growth!

On the one hand, you get the top work in the city, at lower lead-times and cost. And on the other hand, the strong hearts of local designers, writers, videographers, programmers, media buyers, photographers, SEO/analytics specialists, and sales team produce it.

join us…


Prior to starting Crate, Cliff Hilton had been called a jack-of-all-trades in the creative world. Jumping around from branding to website design, he's worked for ad agencies; ran his own shop; and saturated the relatively new field of data visualization for over six years. These career paths have given him a passion for Louisville and the desire to help like-minded creatives find work. His heart has always been to serve and love those around him. And now, he has developed the right combo Whether a freelancer or client, this passion and when ignited, will stir up all kinds of good things.

If you feel the same, contact Crate or join Cliff as a partner in what we think is the adventure of a lifetime!