Graphic Designer Consultation

How may I serve you?

My desire is to provide growing businesses the tools necessary to compete in an ever centralizing economy. If you are interested in any of the below services, please contact me today to set up a free consultation.
What You Can Expect
My Process
My design process consists of four phases. For smaller projects or specific projects under a strict deadline, I may shorten steps to match your needs. Such matters will be addressed during the consultation.
Consultation
We can discuss what you need, set a timeframe, discuss how the process might look, and set expectations for one another to create a hospitable and honoring work agreement.
Research
I will take time to better understand your product, looking into the best avenues to get your message out. dependant on the scope of the product, the ideation phase may feed back into more research.
Ideation
Based on my research and focused experimentation, I find the best designs that suit your needs. I will share my work with you throughout this process with continued designs iterations as we polish a prototype moving towards the finalized version.
Creation
Based on the prior steps, I now have all the tools needed to create the product you desire. Through iterations and feedback, I can supply a product that best suits your needs.
My Business Model
I work within my client's needs and budgets, providing the best service I can with the resources available. This means the quality may vary. The service I provide is dependant on timeline and cost. When you hire me, you are working directly with a qualified designer who will personalize your experience based on an agreed upon contract.
Personalized Experience
client negotiations
No matter the job, you'll maintain direct communication with me through the entire project with no change-over in the process, we'll retain consistency in the project to prevent unnecessary confusion.
100% Transparency
open door
I'm more interested in genuine relationships than making quick money. I retain complete transparency throughout the work process.
Flexibility
flexible business
While I prefer to work on complete branding projects. I understand that for smaller companies, the priorities tend to be focused on a specific need. In response, I have built a malleable model to fit your needs. from the consultation, we will establish a personalized contract.
Services Offered
Below I have a general set of services that I offer. I traditionally provide work for larger projects starting with brand identity/research and provide deliverables as part of the project. However I do offer basic design work such as marketing material, web design, and illustration. Pricing below is not set and I am open to negotiation. if you have any questions let me know by emailing me below.
Identity is important for any business, it can lead to the rise or fall of any company. By using a variety of research techniques and design strategies, I can push your company into the public eye and put you ahead of the competition. My branding options extend from helping small business brainstorm to high end full corporate branding packages.
Building an Identity
construct identity
A brand isn't a simple deliverable; it's the identity of your product/company. I work directly with you to create an identity that best represents their vision.
Brand Strategy
concept mapping
We will establish a strategy to engage consumers with your product. I will provide a roadmap that will direct your branding/marketing decisions for years to come.
Creation through Collaboration
business collaboration
You determine your level of involvement with the product. From our consultation, we'll establish the project flow to create complete transparency.
What to Expect
From our consultation, I'll identify the scale of your needs/request and establish an agreement tailor-suited to your needs. However big or small, I am here to help you out, even if it just means pointing you in the right direction.
Financing
Price points are based on the project scope. The Price provided below should not be taken as fixed, but rather as guidelines on what to expect based on the money you pay.
Service
General Timeframe
Est. Price Range
Brainstorm Session(s)
1-7 day(s)
$200-$1,500
This is an extended consultation meant to help starting business' start considering design thinking for their brand strategy when they don't have the means to start a full branding project.
• Collaborative brainstorming for Branding
• Establish precedence and competition
• Facilitate discussion to answer "Big Problems" and generate brand strategy
• Business overview including company needs, goals, and scalability factors
Small Business
2 Week - 1 Month
$1,000 - $3,500
This is a budget option for a small business to facilitate growth. As the business develops, it should inevitably purchase a more substantial branding package.
• Collaborative brainstorming for Branding
• Concept mapping facilitation for the brand to include privatized or group brainstorming
• Business overview including company needs, goals, and scalability factors
• Brand strategy put into place to facilitate company growth
• Field research and minor content creation
• Color, typography, & language analysis
Professional
2 - 6 Months
$4,500 - $8,000
At this price range you are expecting a solid framework that you can use for years to come. Multiple techniques are utilized to maximize brand strategy and an established record ensures that future branding ventures are built on an established foundation. May contain some form of deliverables outside of base documentation.
• Product Overview
• Concept mapping facilitation for the brand to include privatized or group brainstorming
• Mood Boarding
• Research on precendence and user surveys conducted for strategic marketing
• weekly to bi-weekly meetings to discuss brand strategy
• Brand structure identification and scalability factors to help your brand last
• User persona creation with Empathy Maps, As-Is / To-Be Mapping, Pain Points and Opportunity analysis
• Alpha and Beta designs for websites
• Brand proposal & framework analyzing how to maintain consistency along a variety of fields
• Color, Typography, & Language Analysis
• Design Document upon request
Corporate
4 Months - 1 Year
$8,000 - $30,000
This package includes a complete overhaul of your company, including all interconnected media enterprises. Meticulous documentation ensures that stakeholders have firm control of the direction of the venture without having to micromanage work flow.
• Any/all requested features from the "Professional Package"
• In-depth brand strategy with board meetings to facilitate stakeholder feedback and inclusion
• Involved interaction with stakeholders and consultants
• Extended time conducting field study (interviews, surveys, auxiliary research)
• Formation of complete visual identity system to include logo, web design, and branding assets.
• Detailed illustrations portraying concepts and pertinent information readily available to share to stakeholders
As part of my work in branding, I am able to create designs for various marketing material, whether that be posters, banners, billboards, business cards, etc. If you need design work for general marketing material outside of a branding or web project, it is likely included here. For the purposes of clarity when I talk about marketing resources, I am speaking of marketing outside of a branding project, not to be mistaken with marketing deliverables that are considered part of a branding project.
Services Include
• Business Cards
• Flyers
• Posters
• Menus
• Banners
• Newsletters
• General Documents
Financing
Price points are based on the complexity of the article. Prices fluctuate based on user needs and requests. Printing support and additional assistance are provided and will not come at an additional cost.
Service
General Timeframe
Est. Price Range
Printable Material
1 day
$35-$50 / hour
I do offer procing based on content packages.
Large Scale Digital / Printable Media
1 day - 1 week
$100 - $1,000
costs reflect additional work required for high quality printing.
When it comes to your logo, you want a visual that can capture the essence of your brand. Through iterative design, I'll explore various different routes that you can take while keeping scalability in mind.
The Logo Process
After getting the initial specifications, we'll explore different design routes for the logo. From the inital design, we'll fine tune the logo, right down to the last anchor point, creating a resizable logo with all the necessary variations.
What Comes with your Logo?
I supply all my client's with the source AI file of the logo upon request. If any additional source files are used, they will also be included. In addition to source files, you will recieve a folder with various png/svg files with the below specificatons. these specifications come as a default, however you may customize the delivery order.
Different Logo Sizes and Icons
In addition to the ai source file, your logo document will contain five different size options (18ppi-300ppi) for the logo (additional sizes may be requested). Icons and favicons will also be included.
different sized logos
Different Color Variations
Color variants will be included for the effective use on different backgrounds. By default black, white, and monochrome logos are part of the package, however additional color variants may be requested.
different color logos
Layout Variations
Dependent on the design of your logo, I may include different variations of the logo for display purposes.
different logo variants
different sized logos
different color logos
different logo variants
Animation
You may receive an animated version of your logo upon request. the cost of the logo production will be increased based on the complexity of the animation. Typically, a frame-to-frame animation will come at a larger cost than a computer generated animation. Animation are safe for video use and source files will be included alongside gifs/movs/etc.
Financing
Price points are based on the project scope. The Price provided below should not be taken as fixed, but rather as guidelines on what to generally expect based on the money you pay.
Service
General Timeframe
Est. Price Range
Basic
1-2 day(s)
$100-$200
Information will be supplied prior to the creation of the logo. I will create one to three logos allowing for one revision. Additional revisions will cost an additional $100.
Budget
1 week
$200-$500
• Information will be supplied prior to the creation of the logo.
• We will start with five-ten unique logos.
• These will be narrowed down to 3-5 versions with requested edits/revisions.
• From these edits/revisions these will be narrowed down to 1 version
• last version will recieve additional edits before being finalized
Professional
2 - 5 Weeks
$1,000 - $3,000
• The Logo will process through two brainstorming phases.
• Versions and variants are created from brainstorming
• Feedback is generated from version created
• Customer may request further exploration/pivot during the design process (frequent pivoting may come at an additional cost)
• Full diagnostic on color, sizing, and typography are provided
• You have control of the pace of progression (within accepted contract agreement).
• Logo will typically go through 3-5 iterations
• Logo is finalized upon approval
Corporate
1 Month - 3 Months
$3,000 - $10,000
• Intensive research will be conducted prior to the creation of the logo with all findings documented
• The Logo will process through a concept mapping phase and multiple brainstorming phases.
• You may request further exploration/pivot during the design process
• Detailed architectural / cultural / social analysis of logo may be requested
• Full diagnostic on color, sizing, and typography are provided
• Logo will go through at least 5 iterations
• You have control of the pace of progression (within accepted contract agreement)
• Logo is finalized upon approval
Your website should accomplish two tasks: express yourself and have visual appeal. Once we have determined your schema, I'll create an alpha (α) site through XD or Figma to establish structure and then provide a Beta (β) for visual clarity. Once we have ironed out a design, I'll create your website on Wordpress through a unique child theme. (You may suggest a different different web developer tool during the consultation).
Design Method for New Sites
Websites are a byproduct of branding, so all ammenities included in a branding project are available if needed. Depending on how established your brand is, the research phase may be shortened. In additional the below services will be included.
Research and Identity
web research
Irrelevant of how established your vision is, I need to build a strong foundational understanding of what you needs/desires are so that I can build the site that best matches your vision.
Site Mapping
web mapping
We'll establish the site navigation of your website and determine the best hosting platform if you currently don't have one or want to change from your current provider.
Functionality and UX Needs
website functionality
During the research phase of the project, we will discuss functionality and UX needs to uncover how to streamline user interaction with the website.
Alpha and Beta Site Prototyping
alpha and beta websites
Using Figma, I will generate 1-5 α variations to get a sense of the layout and grid of the site. Once we have come to an agreement on the α, I will do the same with the β versions.
Services Provided
• Web Development
• Site Renovation
• Website Maitenance
• Adding Additional Site Functionality
Financing
Price points are based on the project scope. The Prices provided below should not be taken as fixed price points but rather as guidelines on what to expect. A general price will be given at the consultation with an adjusted price at the release of the approved β.
Service
General Timeframe
Est. Price Range
Basic Assistance
1-7 day(s)
up to $1000
If you just require basic assistance with your website reach out to me. I'll charge you based on the complexity of the implementation.
Personal
2 Week - 1 Month
$1,000 - $5,000
Maitenance
 
$50 - $100 / month
This is for sites that have few functionality features or tend to have few pages. Marketing and SEO are likely not considered
Business
2 - 6 Months
$5,000 - $20,000
Maitenance
 
$150-$2,000 / month
This is for any business enterprise that is not utilizing online shopping. Price is dictated by the complexity of the services, visuals, host selected and the features requested.
Eccommerce
3 Months - 1 Year
$5,500 - $30,000
Maintenance
 
$250-$3,000 / month
Sites are created on Wordpress using a custom created theme with Woocommerce implementation. Price is dictated by the complexity of the services, visuals and the features requested. You may request work on a site on a different platform (Shopify, Ochanoko, etc).
Additional Offerings
In addition to Branding and Marketing, I also provide a variety of art and design services.
If you have a book written and you would like it to arranged with the appropriate design considerations, I can arrange it for you. All finalized designs must be sent to a 3rd party for publishing. If desired, I can work with the 3rd party on your behalf. I have particular practice working with poetry and visual novels. Work is accomplished in Adobe InDesign. I am currently looking to expand my portfolio in this area.
Services Provided
• Sleeve Design
• Book Arrangement - arrangement of quotes, visual language, typography, establishing a grid
• Illustration
Financing
Price points are based on the project scope. The Prices provided below should not be taken as fixed price points but rather as guidelines on what to expect.
Service
General Timeframe
Est. Price Range
Sleeve Design
1 week
$200 - $1,250
Price is dictated by the level of complexity of the design and the requirements dictated by the customer.
Book Arrangement / Layout
1 - 3 week(s)
$500-$5,000
Price is dictated by the level of complexity of the design and the requirements dictated by the customer. Requested visuals cues will drive up the cost of the final product.
General Illustration / Image Manipulation
 
$50 / hour
Beyond my skills as a graphic designer, I am a talented artist. I have considerable talent creating digital art in Illustrator and Photoshop. I can also do art on physical media to include painting on canvas, clay molding, or concept sketches.
Services Provided
concept art
Concept Art
For professional support in evolving projects. Concept art may include art for characters/animals/creatures, or concept pieces of objects, vehicles or environments/buildings in a realistic or stylized way.
digital painting
Digital Painting (Raster Art)
Raster art is generated through colorized pixels. This allows more freedom of expression and detail. Images can emulate physical media. Work is completed through Photoshop.
vector art
Vector Art
Art that is created from points, lines, curves and shapes derived from mathematical formulas. Vector images are able to be resized without loss of detail and are generally cleaner images. Work is completed through Illustrator.
photo correction
Photo Correction
Taking a photo you provide, I will edit/correct it based on your specifications.
stylized photography
Stylized Photography
Taking a photo you provide, I will stylize the image into an art piece.
Physical Media
Physical Media
You can request paintings or sculptures on physical media.
Financing
Price points are based on the project scope. The Prices provided below should not be taken as fixed price points but rather as guidelines on what to expect.
Service
 
Est. Price Range
Concept Art
 
 
Pricing will be based on general scale of the request and the nature of the request. Projects that require conceptualization on my part will be charged at a higher price than revision art. environmental art pieces will command a higher price than creature/animal art.
General Illustration / Image Manipulation
 
$50 / hour
I have particular skills in 2D animation from my time working on various videogames and other associated projects. I have experience creating animation in Adobe Animate, Photoshop, and After Effects with notable experience animating vector art into apng images, allowing for rescaling in the future.
Services Provided
• Logo Animation
• 2D Video gaming animation & visual effects
• gif/apng creation
• Animation in video editing
• Animation editing
Financing
Price points are based on the project scope. The Prices provided below should not be taken as fixed price points but rather as guidelines on what to expect.
Service
General Timeframe
Est. Price Range
Animation Gif/Mov
1 - 3 week(s)
$200 - $5,000
Price is dictated by the length and the complexity of the animation.
In my free time, I like to work on gaming projects. I have spent most of life learning about game theory and developing my skills as a game designer. If you need help with any part of the game development process, whether that be in the visual design or systems design, I would love to assist.
Teaching through Design
The best games are able to teach the player the systems of play through the design of the components. A good design can limit frustration and improve the enjoyment with the medium. When working on designs for games I look at the project holistically so that my design best compliments the entire package.
Services Provided for Boardgames
• General Design Aesthetic
• Card Design
• System Design
• Associated Press
• Physical Media
Services Provided for Videogames
• Level Design
• Animation
• Sprite Work
• User Interface
• Systems Design
• Conceptual Art
Mission
To empower growing businesses with innovative design/marketing tools and techniques.
Vision
To raise a new generation of growing businesses that operate with confidence and a sense of community.
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