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3 Tips to Make You Choose the Right Graphic Designer

Graphic designing is a vast arena and so as the community of graphic designers. You can find a graphic designer in the form of a freelancer and a large graphic design agency. There are some designers who have years of experience in the designing for the digital world, whereas some have just come from their universities and started working as designers. Hiring a right graphic designer is crucial for your brand and of course you as an individual owner.

Graphic designing has a broad range of practical applications, it can be banner designing, brochure designing, web page designing and so on. Here are some great tips to help you hire the best graphic designer for your project:

Not Every Graphic Designer Is The Same

All designers are having different skills and experience in designing. Some are devoted to banner and poster designing and some to the packaging, likewise different designers specialize in different industries. Based on your project requirements, you can hire a graphic designer with the relevant specialization.

Does it make sense to hire a local designer?

Let me ask a reverse question, will you be satisfied working with a designer who takes 4hour to reach your office? Or a designer who is in another country? How can you discuss your project requirements with them? Of course emails and chats are good and phone is better. But, these things can’t replace face-to-face communication.

However, it all depends on the client. Some businesses, in fact most of the businesses, work well with the designers in other countries. Whereas the others may prefer to work with the local designers. Explaining your requirements becomes easy when the designer is in your city, moreover this seems more secure option at the first instance. However, choosing an offshore designer can make you save around 70% of your budget.

Is it A One Off or Long Term Project?

Based on what type of project you’re dealing with, would play a crucial role in sorting out the right graphic designer for your project. If you are having a one off project, wherein you won’t require any technical help once the project is completed. In such case, the location of the service provider doesn’t make any significant difference. The projects like banner designing and poster designing are sort of one off work.

If you have a chain of projects that demands for thorough market research, planning and understanding, you need to meet the designer once at least. A project of marketing campaign may require you to stay consistently in touch with the designers, so you can consider it as a long term project and such case you may better deal with a local web design company.

Besides the above points, you may also consider the experience of the designer and its estimated quote to make a better informed decision. When you are looking for a graphic design partner, considering these tips will surely help you choose the right service provider.

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2 Comments
  1. Reply Kro23 September 12, 2013 at 3:22 PM

    Here some interesting elements. Good article.
    Create a nice creative content is not that easy and according to the tool you choose, things can get even more complicated…
    I
    am focusing on design even though at time I wonder if I should learn
    more about coding ! Given I’m a designer not a developer I want to
    concentrate on Visual aspect of my work. That’s why I use some web apps
    which generate HTML5 content without the need to have coding knowledge.
    I
    tried some great tool such as ‘Presenter’ by Easy WebContent, which I
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  2. Reply Kevin September 13, 2013 at 3:12 PM

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