MisterMicah, Inc.

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  • Tacy C.

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    We really enjoyed working with MisterMicah, he has great style, listens well, responds in a timely manner, gave us various options to choose from and was really approachable.

    May 13, 2016Verified
  • Erika L.

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    I hired Micah to create a logo for me and not only did his design work exceed my expectations, he was a joy to work with.

    Feb 4, 2016

About this pro

I am a graphic designer living and working in Minneapolis, MN, specializing in print design, i.e., logo, catalog, retail display, direct mail, editorial, and packaging. I have a down-to-earth and humanistic approach to design. I am formally trained with 7 years of experience working in the advertising industry.

Times hired on Thumbtack

1

Location

Minneapolis, MN 55427

Photos and Videos

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    Q & A

    • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
      I have guidelines that I use when determining pricing, but I like to be flexible and work with the needs and budgets of my clients. There is an old adage that says design work can only be 2 of the following 3: fast, cheap, and good. While I think all original artwork has inherent value, I am always willing to work with my clients to determine a pricing scheme that works with their budgets.
    • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
      I take a down-to-earth and humanistic approach to design. The first step when working with a new client is to listen. The initial focus is becoming familiar with the current needs of the client, as well as the history of the company [or brand, project, publication, etc.] Then comes the fun part of getting acquainted with all of the client's ideas. Sometimes there are plenty and sometimes there are none – both of which are perfect. Before design work begins, all formalities will be handled. These include pricing, timeline, usage, scope, contract, deliverables, and a pre-determined number of included revisions. Typically a 50% retainer fee is requested prior to beginning work.
    • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
      • I hold my BFA in Advertising Design from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD). • I spent 6 months in Weimar, Germany, studying Visual Communications at the Bauhaus Universität. Bauhaus is considered globally as the birthplace of modern design and architecture. • I have 6 years real-world advertising agency experience, working first as an entry-level Graphic Designer and moving on to act as Art Director, handling packaging and marketing material for a global Fortune 500 company. • Early childhood education included both Montessori and Waldorf schools. These intuitive and largely self-motivated modalities of learning have been proven to significantly enhance cognitive and creative thinking skills.
    Coverage Area for MisterMicah, Inc. is about 10+ miles of Minneapolis, MN.