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Design Bartr

‘Exchange culture’ Approach to Freelance Design

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Taking the recent rise in popularity of ‘exchange culture’, Design Bartr offers clients the chance to offer goods and services as well as, or instead of money. Unlike other freelance design websites, with Design Bartr the designer picks the client. Designers work when they want to, on jobs that will expand their skills and portfolio. Clients benefit from an affordable, dedicated designer and a quick turnaround.


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    Stas Kulesh
    Creative Director

    Stas has a vast range of experience in the IT industry, having held the position of Lead Web Designer for a period of seven years in a number of companies in New Zealand. Prior to this he worked as a graphic designer for several years.

    Stas is also an award winning photojournalist, with credits including BBC Russia and Walt Disney Studios Sony Pictures. He studied Physics and Computer Science in Novosibirsk State University.

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    David Kravitz
    Managing Director

    Since forming Sliday with his business partner, Stas Kulesh, David has worked with numerous international businesses, including Mars, Facebook and Discovery Channel. Sliday collaborate closely with BBDO as well as several other smaller agencies.

    David studied Law in Far Eastern Law Institute (BA(Hons)). Furthermore, he has 10+ years experience in the IT industry, having worked in the IT support teams for both Vodafone and Telstra Clear.

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    Roman Korchagin
    Software Development Advisor

    Roman has over fifteen years experience in the IT industry, having worked in the New Zealand since 2000 as a Software Developer.

    In 2003 he created successful product for server-side document conversion. Started from scratch, he took an idea and turned it into the best document processing component on the market. Nowadays Aspose.Words consists of more than 500,000 lines of code. Roman is now leading a team of 30.

    In 2011 he joined Sliday te