Arts Graphics Design
THIS AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED BEFORE ARTIST CAN SCHEDULE OR BEGIN ON THIS PROJECT
Project Title (if any)
Ex: (Company Name) Logo Design
1. The Client agrees to pay full compensation for the performance of: $175. 2. Payments will be made in the following order: $87.50 deposit due to start the illustrations & begin the packaging design phase and the last $87.50 due in order relinquish all un-watermarked vector files to client. Scheduled payments are required in order for the artist to proceed with the work.
I. Reservation of Rights
All rights not expressly granted above are retained by the Artist, including any electronic rights or usage unless specified above and including, but not limited to, all rights in sketches, comps, or other preliminary materials. Any grant of rights is conditional upon receipt of full payment. Upon receipt of full payment, Artist shall deliver digital files necessary to enable Client’s usage rights granted herein. Any use additional to that expressly granted above requires arrangement for payment of a separate fee. Artist retains the rights to display all work created by Artist for this project, including preliminary materials and final art, in Artist’s portfolios, including in print and online, and to submit such work to design periodicals and competitions. Unpaid or overdue payments will void any disclosure agreements made thereof.
(A) Preliminary Work/Sketches: Artist agrees to submit rough sketches and/or for Client’s approval. Additional hourly fees ($30hr) will be charged to Client for revisions made after such sketches and for all revisions that reflect a new direction for the assignment or new conceptual input. If more than 20% of the original concept/sketch is altered. (B) Finished Art: Client agrees to pay Artist an additional fee, to be negotiated separately, for changes requested to final art where Client asked Artist to proceed directly to final art. No additional fee shall be billed for changes required to bring final artwork up to original specifications or assignment description. Client agrees to offer Artist the first opportunity to make any changes to final artwork. (C) Finished Art: Additional hourly fees ($30hr) will be charged to Client for revisions made for all revisions that reflect a new direction for the assignment or new conceptual input. If more than 20% of the original concept &/or details are altered.
III. Cancellation and Kill Fees
Cancellation (“kill”) fees are due based on the amount of work completed. Fifty percent (50%) of the final fee is due within 30 days of notification that for any reason the job is canceled or postponed before the final stage. One hundred percent (100%) of the total fee is due despite cancellation or postponement of the job if the art has been completed. Upon cancellation or kill, Artist retains all rights to the art, and all original art and copies thereof must be returned, including sketches, comps, or other preliminary materials, and Client shall permanently delete all digital copies thereof.
Payment for finished work is due upon acceptance, net 30 days. The Client’s right to use the work is conditioned upon receipt of payment within 30 days of acceptance and upon Client’s compliance with the terms of this agreement. A monthly service charge of 1/5 project total will be billed against late payment over a period of 3 unpaid months.
VI. Permissions and Releases
All work is given to Client as exclusive work, and thus cannot be used in any condition outside of the project until the work has been introduced into the public domain by the Client. Once the work has entered the public domain permission is only given for the Artist to use the work for portfolio or as promotional material. The Client can request the work to not be used at all by artist under special circumstances. Client can use the given artwork of the project for promotional use of the project. Client can modify the images to fit the needs of the project. Client shall have the exclusive right to use and to license the use of the Artist's name, promotional material, and services in and in connection with any merchandising and/or publishing under-takings. The Artist reserves the right to modify compensation and terms for any future contracts with the Client.
VII. Expedited Services:
If the Project has a need for a quick turnaround time the Artist will set aside other projects in order to complete the clients within the desired time frame. An additional charge will be added on based on the project and the time frame. A fee is assessed in a case by case basis but is determined by hours needed to complete the project and the amount of time given to complete the project. If the Artist does not deliver the project on the specified date then a percentage of the fee will be reimbursed. However if the Client does not deliver all of the necessary references and information to complete the project or changes are made that slow down the progress of the work then the Artist can not guarantee that the project will be completed on the specified date and will inform the client. No fee will be reimbursed in this case.
Consented and agreed to:
Victor Hernandez 8/1/18
(your name) (Date)