I was hoping I would find some people in the industry that could help me decide what's the best price to charge to design (in this case) business cards. What are standard prices for professional ...
So, you've finished a design job (eg. a logo design) and the client asks for your IP surrounding the logo, eg copyright, original artwork files, notes, sketches, all of that stuff that went into ...
If you design a piece for print. It gets reproduced several times over the course of a few years. Then the client doesn't return for any work for a few more years. And suddenly you are contacted ...
I know Google image search is not a free-for-all to grab any image needed. However, many, many, many clients don't grasp this concept and often request or send images they'd like to use in a design or ...
I'm curious which pricing model other feel best fits freelance design, in what situations, and why. I am not seeking dollar values. There are a few basic pricing models a freelancer can use: ...
Are logo design contests considered “spec” work and what are the pros and cons of participating as a designer?
I know logo design contests and the whole "spec" work issue is a controversial subject. As a designer given the AIGA's position on spec work what are the pros and cons of entering such contests?
I passed the ACE exams for InDesign and Photoshop a few months ago, but I am stumbling on how to get practical experience. I have a couple of years of news page design, and a very small number of ...
I am a recently graduated graphic designer. I would like to know if there are any worthwhile websites that I could present my portfolio and receive or look for job offers. I have came across the ...
What do I do when I quote a price for a design but the client keeps asking for revisions and redesigns?
I'm a freelance graphic designer, so mostly, my pricing and what not is pretty casual and I don't work 24/7 as I have other things to take care of, so when I quote someone, I figure out how long it ...
I gave a possible client a price estimation for concept of a character, and making it 3D as well. Now I find out that my estimation is double what he is paying his current artists. He never mentioned ...
Inspired by the great answers from this question, what are things you would include in a graphic design job contract? Are there items or conditions you would have in a freelance contract that aren't ...
As a designer creates work, more and more "samples" start to stack up. With digital projects maintaining a library of past projects is fairly easy. All it takes is a dedicated hard drive and a ...
I have seen both Art Director and Creative Director as titles, but I'm not sure what the difference is. Is one to do with visuals and the other with content? Are they more or less interchangeable? Do ...
I've designed a perspective view in which i show off my business card design. To make it realistic I want to use lightning conditions effectively. In some Cards I they use beautiful frosted glossy ...
From a Design point-of-view, if a page is not ready yet, but the rest of the site is; would it be better to: Have a 'this page is under construction' message, or Not have the page at all, until it ...