1ST - 7th feb 2019

6 nights 


Come along and Join our inspiring crew in the breath-taking island of Sri Lanka! Our home, Jasper House is a beautiful boutique resort on the shores of Hiriketiya Bay; surrounded by leafy coconut palms, with far-reaching ocean views. Situated just a two-minute walk up the hill from the beach; the waves will lift your spirits, while the smell of the ocean saturates your senses. This tranquil location offers the perfect blend of indulgent seclusion and immersion in Sri Lanka’s breathtaking natural beauty. 

Here, you will be able to completely immerse yourself in this rare opportunity to learn from the industries best and feel supported by your like-minded graduate designers - making it truely perfect for those diving into an immersive personal and professional growth experience.


MEET the crew



Creator of The Design Kids




Creator of The HELP Experience


Why we think its ace:

6 DAYS of classes

Limited to 24 spots

2x classes of 12, and individual sessions

Local experiences (e.g. jungle hikes, surfing, cool tours…)

One-on-one coaching sessions with Frankie

Epic experience with new design friends

Make global design connections!

Private intro’s to your favourite studios

Application only; a curated group of people

Aimed at people 0 – 5 years into their career



What you’ll be learning:

Welcome Show & Tell

20 job options and why you’d be good at them

Hardcore industry research on steroids

Resume Hacks, how to fill your empty resume or upgrade it

Full 2 days on making your portfolio as sexy as possible

Optional extra briefs to mix up your folio

Getting a professional head shot

Building your own website from scratch

Organisation and time management skills

Developing your Personal Brand

Managing your work instagram like a boss

Reaching out to dream jobs while you are at the Bootcamp

Final presentations



1. Follow the links to complete the Application Form. Please ensure you are familiar with our Terms and Conditions, if you have any questions please email us on casey@thehelpexperience.com

2. Once we receive your completed Application Form, We will review and respond within 72 hours. Please do not book flights or make travel arrangements without written confirmation of your acceptance.

3. Once you are accepted, we will send you an invoice with payment instructions and hold your spot temporarily for 72 hours. Payment methods is Bank Transfer. Your spot is not confirmed until we receive your payment in full of $1995 USD.


Accommodation & Rates

 Jasper House, Nilwella, Sri Lanka


6 Nights Accommodation - Daily Breakfast + 4 Lunch + 5 Dinner - Unlimited Filtered Water + Teas - Afternoon Fresh Fruit + Snacks - All TDK Workshops - Daily Yoga - Unique Group Day Trip


early birds $1995 USD

 Regular price: $2449USD

Triple Share 

South facing, with views to the southern ocean and vast coconut groves, the triple share room features king singles. This room features fully closable privacy shutters and polished concrete floors provide a cooling effect, in addition to the ceiling fans. The room is fitted with locally produced furnishings and fittings mixed with antiques and art deco features. It also includes WiFi internet and a Rooftop lounge. 



DEPOSIT POLICY – To secure your place, a $1995USD non-refundable payment is required. If you have to cancel your experience with us, please inform us as soon as possible. TDK does not offer refunds. If you cancel your reservation ninety (90) days or more prior to the start date of your retreat, you will forfeit an amount of $1000USD. The remaining balance of the payments made by you to The Design Kids may be used as credit for another TDK Retreat within one year of the date of your confirmed cancellation. For cancellations less than ninety (90) days prior to the start date of your TDK Retreat any fees paid will be non-refundable and non-transferable, due to non-recoverable payments that we must make in advance to secure the retreat location. 

TRAVEL INSURANCE – Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason, this is why it is imperative to get travel insurance as soon as you have paid the deposit. Please make sure that natural disasters and personal injuries are covered. We do not offer credit for arriving late or leaving early.

You must submit your signed Participant Agreement form within one week of booking or 90 days prior to the TDK Retreat start date, whichever comes first. Participants who fail to do so, may be subject to an automatic cancellation and the above policy will apply.

EARLY BIRD PRICE (ends midnight, 7th Oct 2018)   $1,995.00 and is only available where paid in full on date of purchase. All prices are $USD per person and does not include airfares. Deposit is non-refundable and required to secure booking. See our terms and conditions for more details.

For full booking  Terms and Conditions click here.


TDK (The Design Kids) is a global online resource and local offline communities around the world, for thousands of student and graduate graphic designers. We aim to educate, inspire and connect you to the design industry.


THAT'S OUR JAM! Come along to the next TDK RETREAT Experience and discover the easiest way to get your dream design job!



learn about local customs, what to do/not do etc.