Freelance Graphic Design for Traditional Print and Digital Communications

ac4designs delivers marketing communication support to businesses of all sizes. Freelance services include graphic design, brand identity creation for start-up businesses and brand development for existing companies looking to get more from their business communications. I also provide expertise in developing product brands for packaging and labelling. Help in launching new product ideas or developing established own brand product ranges. Support in developing self-managed email marketing and social media strategies and platforms. As well as business communications across all forms of print and digital media streams, helping businesses create rich and interactive sales messages. To see examples of my work and clients simply visit ac4designs portfolio.

ac4designs Services

  • Graphic Design: traditional print design and artwork.
  • Brand Identity.
  • Brand Development.
  • Product Branding: packaging and labelling.
  • Digital Design and Web Services.
  • Email Marketing: strategy and delivery.
  • Social Media: understanding and delivery.

Integrated Marketing Communications — Fees 2019

At the heart of the ac4designs approach is the desire to present the available services and costs as clearly as possible. So below is the list of fee rates for the most common work likely to apply to your project. Please note that these rates are standard hourly rates applied to projects. Discounts are available for repeat work and regular customers. ac4designs is also happy to provide fixed priced quotes to complete work on receipt of a project briefing form. This is available via my contact page. Quotes will normally be returned within 2 working days and you may be contacted should further information be required in order to supply a valid cost.

Design and Artwork — £40 per hour

This is the most common fee applied to projects. Design and artwork are the terms used to describe the core services delivered by ac4designs. These include graphic design, print artwork preparation, image retouching, digital file preparation, content editing, data handling, copying editing and other design services.

Brand development — £50 per hour

Creating a brand identity for businesses and products is a challenging process that should deliver a high-value solution. A brand identity should reflect the core principles and objectives of a business or product. It must address modern communication needs and be flexible in order to develop as required to meet the business needs of integrated marketing communications.

Project administration — £22.50 per hour

General office duties directly related to your project. This includes telephone meetings, virtual meetings via Skype, file management, file back-up and general administration.

Typesetting — £30 per hour

When a project requires straight-forward type adjustment with no design formatting requirements.

Day rate — £200

For clients with larger projects or those wishing to book regular work, ac4designs offers a day fee. A day is defined as 7 full working hours with an hour allowed for lunch. Days must be booked 7 days in advance and a 50% cancellation fee applies to all bookings.

Simply get in touch via my contact page.

Time records for every project

We won't stop until your happy

Value for money is at the heart of every successful business, so understanding what you’re paying for is vital. ac4designs offers comprehensive time reporting for all projects on request. A project report can be supplied with your first invoice and then on request for further tasks, ensuring that a fully transparent working relationship is established.

Please get in touch via my contact page to arrange a FREE initial 1-hour consultation. We can discuss how ac4designs can help your business with graphic design and integrated marketing communications.