What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
I prefer to quote on a project basis.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I like to get to know the client. Their background and vision for what they are trying to achieve.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have a BA in Design from Louisiana State University with over 20 years of graphic design experience.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I have always been a very shall we say artsy person. I grew up in New Orleans and acquired a love for everything artistic. In high school I took every art class that was within my reach and went on the learn all the tricks of the trade at LSU.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I work with people from all industries. I have worked with clients that have products and need label design, customers that host large annual events, start up businesses that need basic logo design and branding, magazine publishers, golf courses and country clubs. Everything from print to digital. Logo design to app design.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
The Arizona Marathon is probably my largest ongoing client. I have designed their marketing creatives for the last 7 years.
Postcards, posters, ads, digital billboards, vehicle wraps, race day banners as well as website design and maintenance.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Find a designer that you can really communicate with.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Their goal. Their timeline. Their price range.