*This is variable by individual project needs and scope
Stage 0.0: What Are We Making?
Client presents idea of what they would like made.
Depending on clarity of request I can give an estimate of cost/budget the project.
Stage I: Conceptualizing
Phase 1 — Preliminary Work
(Initial Client Request/Idea) + (Brainstorming + Research + Sketching)
Phase 2 — Making
Choosing Visual Palette (Colors, Fonts, Imagery) + Drawing/Composition
Phase 3 — Review
= First Draft (usually several options)
Stage II: Directing Toward Final Outcome
Phase 3 — Client Feedback
Discuss with client how to move forward to final product
Phase 4 — Adjust Design Work
Make Edits or Changes
Phase 5 — Collaboration
Repeat Phase 3&4 as necessary
Stage III — Delivery:
Project Finished, Hand Over Files
Starting the Project: Upfront deposit
+ On completion of First Draft: Portion of total cost
+ Delivery of Final Product: Second installment of final Hourly Cost (+ imbursement for purchase of (agreed upon) materials* needed to complete the project)
~1/3 +1/3 + 1/3
*Materials could be the purchase of fonts to make the work or images etc.