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Learn About Pricing Your Work Properly As A Freelance Graphic Designer

As a follow up to last month's MeetUp event learning the ins and outs of creating design contracts with David Adler, we're now going to discuss how to go about pricing your work.

We are fortunate to be able to bring in guest speaker Stephan Perrault, Multimedia Brand Specialist, and owner of ArchiFilms.  Stephan has over 25 years of experience in design and freelance design, logo design, videography, copyrighting, social media and more!

Stephan is going to speak to us about how to handle pricing various design projects from print to web.

  • Are you not sure if you should charge by the hour or by the project?
  • Perhaps you aren't sure how much to charge for logo design, and how many logo variations you should include for a given charge?
  • Not sure how to figure out your hourly rate as a freelance designer based on your experience?
  • Why it's important to know your fair market value, and how not knowing this can hurt the entire freelance design industry.  Don't under sell your skills and services.

Stephan will provide guidance, based on his vast experience across multiple mediums, in his discussion on how to approach these issues, and what is the best approach to take in charging for various projects.  For more information on Stephan Perrault his company, and his background, you can visit his website at www.archifilms.com.

We look forward to having Stephan on board, and hope everyone will be able to attend.

****We are fortunate to now be having a SECOND guest speaker attending to present with Stephan at this event.  We look forward to having Lawrence Tuke speak with Stephan on this important topic of how to price your work as a Freelance Designer.  Tuke has extensive experience in the field of graphic and multi media design.  He is the President and Creative Director of Combustion Point, a full service advertising agency and design firm that handles cross platform design including print, web, packaging, POS, TV & radio ads and more!  You can learn more about Tuke and his company Combustion Point at www.CombustionPoint.com.

As always, our events are FREE, and we will have snacks and beverages provided, and offer plenty of time for networking with each other, and our guest speaker, before and after the event.

 

For more information on Stephan Perrault, his company, and his background, you can visit his website at www.archifilms.com.

For more information on Lawrence Tuke, his company, and his background, you can visit his website at www.CombustionPoint.com.


To join our MeetUp group and to RSVP directly on our MeetUp Page for this event, use this link.... http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-and-Suburban-Area-Freelance-Graphic-Design-Group/events/117420052/

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  • Rich Appenzeller PSPrint C.

    I'm excited to announce that we are fortunate to now be having a SECOND guest speaker attending to co-present with Stephan at this event. We look forward to having Lawrence Tuke speak with Stephan on this important topic of how to price your work as a Freelance Designer. Tuke has extensive experience in the field of graphic and multi media design. He is the President and Creative Director of Combustion Point, a full service advertising agency and design firm that handles cross platform design including print, web, packaging, POS, TV & radio ads and more! You can learn more about Tuke and his company Combustion Point at www.CombustionPoint.com.

    We hope to see you all then!

    May 16, 2013

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