Hiring logo designer might seem like an extremely daunting task. Some designers come from a more classic art background, while some of them double up as website designers. Some designers have an amazing work profile, and some only have a few months of experience under their sleeves. Each designer presents different pros and cons. So how do you know who to choose?
Following are some tips to help you navigate through the world of logo designers.
- Have a consultation:
Even though some designers might charge you for the initial consultation, it is always advised that you go for this. Through this consultation you will be able to identify if you will be able to work with the designer successfully or not.
- Go through the designer’s portfolio:
Any logo designer worth their salt is going to have an online portfolio. This permits you to view the portfolio and judge their work profile thoroughly before finally hiring them. Discovering a designer from the pool of many with the designs you like in their portfolio is the main idea behind going through the portfolio.
- Ask them about their experience:
Even though this question can be answered by looking at their portfolio, it is good to have complete knowledge about the designer’s background before you move forward and hand the project over to them. If you have any questions regarding the projects they have in their portfolio, ask them about it too. Also be sure to ask them if they were the sole designer on the project or did he work with a team?
- Price Quotation and Estimates:
There is a huge difference between price quotation and estimates. Estimates are just that, an estimation of the cost and quotations are the firm and final price. Some designers might also have an hourly rate. Be sure to as the logo designer how their pricing system works to ensure there are no discrepancies in the future. Be sure to compare the costs with that of other designers to know about the market rates as well!