FEES

FEE STRUCTURE
Fees & Services
Work Flow

Fees, Rates and Pricing for Design, Illustration, Animating and Digital Photography follow The Graphic Artists Guild Pricing and Ethical Guidelines 9th Edition.

Billable Services include but are not limited to:

Graphic Design Services and Layout Production- $75.00 per hour.

Creative Conception for Visual Identity Design including templates- $125.00 per hour.

Logo Design- Hourly or dependent on the scope of the project.

A sliding fee scale for approved clients, pro-bono work is available, Please write or email with your request.

Driving time is billed for over 30 minutes driving time from Storrs, CT at $25.00 per hour. Subsequent driving to meetings over one hour $25.00 per hour.

Illustration- $75.00- $85.00 per hour

Animation- $125.00- $150.00 per hour

Digital Photography- $80.00- $200.00 per original photograph.

Cancellation and Rejection Fees are billed at 25% of original fee for illustrations and 40% of original fee for graphic design.

Changes to written copy more than 3 times will be charged at $20.00 per each change.

Changes to the approved creative design direction will be charged at $150.00 per hour

Media used in production such as disks, ink, paper etc. are provided or reimbursed by the client.

Any time logged is available to review at your request.

*Fees, Rates and Pricing subject Connecticut state sales tax and may change without notification.

Work Flow

Initial meeting with the client and designer to discuss goals and objectives of the project/s at no charge to the client.

A proposal outlining the scope of the services to be rendered will be provided before work is to begin. Proposals will cover in detail what services are to be provided and what the estimated costs of those services will be. Clients may view progress from the clients page of this web site.

To estimate a projects cost accurately, it is important to be as prepared as possible with the final written copy and have a clear intended purpose for the project.

For larger projects, proposals are divided into three parts and billed for each part. The three parts consist of the design phase, the production phase and the delivery phase.

Depending on the size and type of work needed, projects may be billed hourly, or on a project by project basis.

A contract is sometimes used instead of the proposal format. The decision of which to use, is made between the client and designer at the initial meeting.

All time spent on billable services is logged with time keeping software and is available at any point during the project for client review.

The client must provide finalized text, and/or any finalized written material and may provide photographs and/or illustration for graphic design projects.

I am able to create illustrations and photography for project, but that is in addition to the design and layout of the project. The designer may create photographs, illustrations and/or original artwork upon request.

Artwork/illustrations/photographs that are used from stock images are chosen by the designer with client approval and charged to the client.

Communication between the client and designer can be by e-mail, phone, web and in person.

Design is the fundamental
soul of a human-
made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service
.

~Steve Jobs
Founder and CEO, Apple