To create a solution that is specific to the needs of any given client, it is essential that background information is sought about their business, product(s), service(s) and belief(s). This part of the design process is vital and enables myself to generate a clear idea of what is required. To help me gain this insight, I ask that a short questionnaire is filled out. From this, a brief can be compiled and confirmation can be sought on the cost involved in completing the project. Upon agreement of the proposed costings, steps can then be taken to start developing ideas. To download the questionnaire, please click >> here << (file supplied as Word doc.).
Development of concepts
Commencement of this stage requires further market led research to attain a better understanding of the industry that the client is in. Ideas are sketched, evolved and developed freehand into working concepts. From here, they will continue life on-screen to be established as intial prototypes for client perusal.
Send & Review
Once the client has received, assessed, reviewed and reflected upon the proposed designs, their opinion will be sought, where upon, changes, amendments and general refinement can be made to evolve a chosen design. However, if it’s thought that the design(s) are not right for progression, further new ideas can be developed. I am happy to continue this process until the client is totally satisfied with the design.
Print ready artwork
Once a design has been chosen and agreed upon, the artwork will be set-up to print-ready specifications and a sign off from the client will be required before any artwork is sent off to print or uploaded online. All files will be then be supplied on disc to the client if required.
On completion of the project/job, an invoice will be sent out, requesting that payment is made within 30 days from the date on the invoice. Please make cheques payable to Robert Hotchkiss or Hot Creative. I understand and will exercise my statutory right to interest and compensation for debt recovery costs under the late payment legislation if I am not paid according to agreed credit terms (i.e. outwith this timeframe).