GRAPHIC DESIGN RETAINER PROGRAM

PERFECT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ENOUGH MARKETING MATERIALS NEEDED ON A MONTHLY BASIS,
BUT DON’T WANT TO HIRE A FULL TIME DESIGNER.

WHY CHOOSE A RETAINER PROGRAM?
  • Plan your project deadlines with peace of mind – Guaranteed amount of prioritized work each month.
  • Discounts – You get discounted rate compared to normal freelance fees. The more hours you commit, the lower the hourly rate.
  • Simplified Accounting – you pay a set amount each month for the duration of the retainer contract.
  • Less Paperwork –  eliminate contracts to sign and multiple invoices to track on a per project basis.
  • No Overhead – you get the access to a professional designer without the overhead associated of an employee.

A retainer fee is like a monthly fee. Its perfect for those who know that they will need design services throughout the year and want to reserve a creative professional’s time. Since its purpose is to retain the designer, it is paid up front each month before work is ordered. Essentially, you are “pre-ordering” time versus a service. Since I will anticipate a preset number of hours of work from you, I will block out my schedule with the appropriate time each month. This gives me the ability to plan my workload accordingly. Which gives you the certainty of a pre-established amount of work each month without having to worry about what else is “in the queue” ahead of you. Its more efficient for all involved.
 

RETAINER PROGRAM DETAILS:
  • 3 month minimum commitment. At the end of 3 months, we will re-evalaute the program you are to ensure the number of hours are fitting your business needs. After that, we can move to 6, 9, or 12 month commitments.
  • Each retainer includes a set number of hours each month. Overage in time will be billed at our standard hourly rate.
  • Unused hours will expire. They do not roll over each month as that would defeat the purpose of allocating retainer time each month for projects. If I am running close on hours hitting their threshold, I will let you know before going over.
  • You will get a detailed invoice each month of the projects worked and hours allocated to them.

 

What type of services can be used in the Graphic Designer Retainer programs?
  • Graphic Design – logos for new products/services, icons, and typography treatments.
  • Print Materials – sell sheets, direct mailers, brochures, newsletters
  • Digital Materials – Social Media graphics, Blog Banners, and other web designs
  • Web Updates – content, graphics (Only WordPress, Squarespace, and Shopify websites currently.)
  • Additional services are available upon request.

 

RETAINER PACKAGES DO NOT INCLUDE:
  • Full Website Design: If you need a new website designed from scratch, this will be quoted and billed as a flat fee.
  • New Logo Design: If you need a new business, product, or project logo designed from scratch, this will be quoted and billed as a flat fee.
  • Expenses: Services do not include additional costs like stock photography purchases, web hosting purchases and printing.

5 Hours

$300

PER MONTH
  • Additional hours may be ordered at $75/hour.
  • *Savings of $75.00
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10 HOURS

$650

PER MONTH
  • Additional hours may be ordered at $75/hour.
  • *Savings of $100.00

30 HOURS

$2000

PER MONTH
  • Additional hours may be ordered at $75/hour.
  • *Savings of $225.00

50 HOURS

$3250

PER MONTH
  • Additional hours may be ordered at $75/hour.
  • *Savings of $500.00

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