Projects are billed on an hourly or per-project basis,
depending on prior agreement. A deposit of 1/3 to 1/2 of total is required,
with the balance payable upon completion of project, due upon receipt of
invoice. Payments are non-refundable.
RATES: Rush jobs (24-48 hours) will be billed at
double the standard rates.
REVISIONS: Revisions are taken into consideration
at the beginning of each project. In a typical project, three rounds of
revisions are considered standard. Any revisions beyond that, or a major
change in project direction, will require additional fees and renegotiation
APPROVALS: Client will proofread all
materials and indicate in writing that project is approved (email approval
CANCELLATION: Mid-project cancellations
require payment of all work done to that point, not to exceed any total
amount agreed to for said project.
EXPENSES: Out-of-pocket expenses will be billed on
my invoice and are subject to the standard 18% markup to cover related time
and costs. I will notify client of expenses greater than $50 or 10% of
estimated project cost, whichever is less.
CONFIDENTIALITY: All materials created for
client are considered confidential during the creation stage and prior to
publication. (See Promotional Use below.)
POTENTIAL CONFLICTS: I agree not to accept clients
whose businesses directly compete with each other.
ORIGINALITY: I will not knowingly copy
anyone else's work; it is client's responsibility to research whether
similar creative exists. In case of likeness or similarity, I do not assume
responsibility or any liability for name, slogan, design or wording
COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP: Work paid for in full is to
be used by client only for the specific purpose(s) of the assignment. For
example, web content could not be used for print advertising, without
YOUR WARRANTIES: Client warrants the
information provided will not knowingly violate any law or regulations or
infringe upon or violate the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary
right(s) or confidential information of any third party, or violate any
right of privacy. If these representations are untrue or this warranty is
breached, client agrees to hold harmless me and any employees and agents,
from any and all liability, damages, losses, claims, actions, judgments,
and costs, including attorney's fees, arising as a result of infringement
upon a third party's rights.
LIABILITY LIMIT: My liability shall be
limited to the creative fees paid. I am not liable for any consequential or
special damages such as profit losses.
GUARANTEES: Anticipated results are not
SAMPLES: Client agrees to provide one or more
samples of each piece, in its most finished form.
PROMOTIONAL USE: I may reproduce and/or
present to others any work I have done for client (unless specifically
prohibited by a formal nondisclosure agreement). I will not widely present
work that has not yet been published, distributed or become common
knowledge, unless a reasonable time has passed.
This page is subject to change without notice. The terms
posted at the time the work was contracted will apply to that work. In the
event of conflict between this page and a signed written agreement, the
written agreement shall take precedence.