We help

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS BUILD businesses and creative agencies.

Do you want to design a flexible lifestyle, make the money you deserve, and do what you love?
You’re in the right place!

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The Futur, Just Creative, Millo, Design Cuts

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Free $12k Client Attraction Masterclass:

How would it feel to book clients consistently, grow your graphic design business, make money, and work from anywhere?

In this value-packed masterclass, our founder Kady will walk you through the successful strategies she used to attract high-paying clients and keep them coming back for more.

About Aventive Academy

About Aventive

Academy

Aventive Academy was founded to help brand, web, and graphic designers find amazing clients, build a better portfolio, grow your business, do what you love, have flexible work hours, and make the income you desire. You can become a thriving creative CEO, and the future you dream of is possible!

We understand!

We understand

where you’re at– because we have been there too!

Right now you’re not sure how to...

Create a profitable business you’re proud of!

Find a steady stream of well-paying design clients

Make enough money to live beyond your basic needs

Stand out from other graphic designers

Jump ship on your 9-5 and go all-in on your business

Be booked out 3+ months in advance

Find creative ways to get your name out there

Bring in consistent levels of revenue every month

Drop imposter syndrome and own your worth

Be happy, stress-free, and inspired as a creative entrepreneur

Free Resources

We’ve poured our hearts into creating these amazing FREE resources to help you grow your design business! Download them here for instant access:

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For Growing Designers

Get a $12k Client 5-Day Challenge

For Aspiring Freelancers

10 STEPS TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL FREELANCE DESIGNER

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For Brand & Web Designers

20+ Instagram Post Ideas

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Hey there!

I’m Kady Sandel,

the founder of Aventive Academy.

I believe that every graphic design business can be a successful business owner, and we want to give you the actionable steps to get there.

I started as a one-woman freelance graphic designer, and from there I built a lucrative branding business that allowed me to take on amazing projects, collaborate with clients around the world, and work from anywhere.

Here at Aventive Academy, we know what it’s like to scramble for design clients, exhaust yourself, juggle your 9-5 with your dreams, doubt your worth, and barely make any money.

We’re here to help you to build a profitable graphic, brand, or web design business, drop the stress, maintain a constant flow of clients and projects you love – and have fun along the way! And we use proven strategies that work.

Learn with us!

Whether you’re just starting your graphic, brand, or web design business, or you have the foundation but aren’t seeing the growth you are looking for – our learning platform Aventive Academy will help you!

We will teach you how to grow your professional career, attract high-quality clients, and create the income and lifestyle you desire. Our online courses, videos, ebooks, templates, and educational resources are everything you need to start and expand your design business.

We bring connection, collaboration & education to graphic designers around the world.

Our students

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Claudia Astorino

Claudia
Astorino

“I finally feel comfortable and more confident with my ideas, where before I felt lost and confused. I love the ‘personal experience’ tips. with Aventive Academy, I had a major insight into why I wanted to start my business, and I feel super motivated!”

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Matilda Nilsson

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Nilsson

“Aventive Academy helped me to see how every obstacle is an opportunity to learn something. I am not the best designer, but the content and courses helped me understand that it’s okay and that I will be improving over time.”

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The Profitable Graphic Designer Podcast

The Profitable
Graphic Designer Podcast

A podcast to help brand, web and graphic designers grow their businesses, get more clients, and freelance their way to $10k+ months. Featuring real-life stories and real-world results.

FREE Workshop

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Your Design Portfolio to Land $12k Clients

That’s right: this workshop will teach you how to get clients and grow your income – and it’s completely free of charge!

In the workshop, our founder Kady will show you the exact steps she took to build a successful portfolio and go from an underpaid designer to landing $12k projects.

The presentation
will help you
figure out:

How to design amazing portfolio pieces that set you apart

The exact number of portfolio showcases you need to impress clients

How to present your work using mockups (and get hired!)

Explore our blog

Find actionable ideas on how to start and grow your graphic, brand or web design business on the Aventive Academy blog!

Find actionable ideas on how to start and grow your
graphic, brand or web design business on the Aventive Academy blog!

Take the quiz

Do you have what it takes to start your own
design business?

Dreaming of jumping ship from your 9-5? Take our quick quiz to see if you have what it takes to become a design business owner!

Based on your answers, we’ll send you customized next steps to help you take the leap, sign your first client, and bring your graphic design business to life.