What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Our pricing is simple. Our hourly rate is $75-$125 depending on the project scope.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Yes. Keeping up with Social Media, Web Design and trends in design is important. We also have an interior and renovation company - so, we juggle from paper, to walls to architectural!
How did you get started doing this type of work?
My degree is in Graphic Design.My master's degree is in Business. The two were a perfect fit for my business. I like business with a creative twist and I like creative challenges to mesh with my business acumen.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Environmental graphic design and marketing communication projects. We work on branding development for architectural signage, Web and print. Our client include apartment homes, professional services, trades, corporate, small business, government and real estate.
Our signage and wayfinding project include turn-key services which include city permits, creative design, fabrication and project installation. We love creative challenges and opportunities.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
We recently completed a project for the Veterans Administration Healthcare campaign - located in New York. They are promoting virtual healthcare services. We won the project through our proposal writing efforts. I am really proud of the results. We shipped 375,000 brochures, 60 posters and 12 pop-up banners to 39 locations throughout New York and New Jersey. It was definitely a team project. My printer, Shawn has been great - we could not have completed this project without him!
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
We are ready to help and listen to your needs. We provide our clients a Creative Brief which helps us ask the right questions. We also listen. Sometimes the task is simple, sometimes it's more complext. We work best with budgets so that we 'design within scope' - especially for architectural projects. So, have your budget a general idea of what you need and let us know the deadlines we are working within.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
I like adventure. I would love to do more creative photo shoots in exotic locations (love to travel.) Have suitcase, will travel. :-)