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Standard Form of Agreement for Design Services TEXT ONLY

Standard Form of Agreement for Design Services TEXT ONLY

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STANDARD FORM OF AGREEMENT FOR DESIGN SERVICESEvery design project is different and te !est "i## res$#t fro% tr$st !et"een te c#ient and te designer& Te %ost effective "ay to ass$re tr$st %eets !ot c#ient and designer e'pectations in an engage%ent is to codify te re#ationsip "it a "ritten agree%ent& Te standard agree%ent is adapta!#e to $ni($e circ$%stances "i#e sti## dra"ing fro% te !est proven practices !ased on %$t$a# respect and c#arity& It is a %od$#ar approac tat recogni)es te different needs and re($ire%ents of different types of engage%ents&Introd$ction* AIGA Standard For% of Agree%ent+e#co%e to te #atest version of te AIGA Standard For% of Agree%ent for Design Services& If yo$
re fa%i#iar "it te previo$s versions, yo$
## notice tat tis one is ($ite different& It does not ta-e a one.si)e.fits.a## approac, and it is not an e'tensive pre.printed doc$%ent "ere yo$ si%p#y fi## in te !#an-s& Instead, it ac-no"#edges tat %ost design fir%s deve#op teir o"n c$sto% proposa# doc$%ent for eac project and are #oo-ing for an appropriate set of ter%s and conditions to attac to it& +en p$t togeter and signed, te c$sto% proposa# doc$%ent and its attaced ter%s and conditions co%prise te !inding agree%ent "it te c#ient&+it tis in %ind, te ne" foc$s of te AIGA Standard For% of Agree%ent ison tose ter%s and conditions& AIGA %e%!ers are invo#ved in %any different design discip#ines& /eca$se of tis, te reco%%ended ter%s and conditions ave !een prepared in a %od$#ar for%at& Tis a#so e#ps to -eep individ$a# agree%ents do"n to a %ore %anagea!#e si)e& Te first t"o %od$#es, /asic Ter%s and Conditions and Inte##ect$a# 0roperty 0rovisions, so$#d !e $sed for a## design assign%ents& An additiona# tree %od$#es are provided as s$pp#e%ents tat can !e added to te agree%ent as needed* 0rint.Specific Ter%s and Conditions, Interactive.Specific Ter%s and Conditions and Environ%enta#.Specific Ter%s and Conditions&Tis ne" for%at for te AIGA Standard For% of Agree%ent for Design Services "as deve#oped !y a tea% of ind$stry e'perts* Don /r$nsten 1inte##ect$a# property attorney, Don /r$nsten 2 Associates3, 4i% Faris 1co.fo$nder of Te Manage%ent Innovation Gro$p and for%er AIGA nationa# !oard %e%!er3, 5inda 4oy 6att"in-e# 1inte##ect$a# property attorney, O"en, +ic-ersa% 2 Eric-son3, Fran- Martine) 1inte##ect$a# property attorney, Te Martine) Gro$p3 and Se# 0er-ins 1design %anage%ent cons$#tant, for%er AIGA treas$rer and past president of AIGA San Francisco3& It is !eing provided as a reference to a## AIGA %e%!ers& 7o"ever, tis infor%ation is not a s$!stit$te for persona#i)ed professiona# advice fro% an attorney& If yo$
 
ave specific #ega# ($estions, yo$ so$#d a#"ays see- te services of appropriate #ega# co$nse#&7o" to $se itIn genera#, te process of drafting, negotiating and fina#i)ing an agree%ent "it a c#ient "i## fo##o" tis se($ence of activities*..Advance preparation and infor%ation gatering a!o$t te c#ient and te potentia# project.. Interna# p#anning of !$dget and sced$#e.. Drafting a c$sto% proposa# doc$%ent tat te c#ient "i## see.. Attacing tese AIGA %od$#es for a## design projects* /asic Ter%s and Conditions and Sced$#e A* Inte##ect$a# 0roperty 0rovisions.. Adding tese AIGA s$pp#e%ents as needed* 0rint.specific Ter%s and Conditions, Interactive.specific Ter%s and Conditions, Environ%enta#.specificTer%s and Conditions.. Revie"ing te fina# AIGA cec-#ist of options in te ter%s and conditions.. 0resenting te agree%ent to te c#ient and ans"ering any ($estions.. Negotiating any %odifications re($ested !y te c#ient.. Fina#i)ing te agree%ent "it a$tori)ed signat$resTe fo##o"ing pages offer practica# advice on te overa## process and disc$ss te i%portant #ega# and financia# iss$es to !e addressed in te 8fine print9 of any agree%ent& To e#p yo$ "it te jargon invo#ved, !asic e'p#anations of #ega# ter%s are inc#$ded& 7o"ever, tese notes can on#y serve as a !rief introd$ction to te iss$es invo#ved& Depending on te type of "or- tat yo$ do and te si)e of yo$r projects, so%e of te contract$a# iss$es can !eco%e rater co%p#e'& +en fina#i)ing an agree%ent "it a c#ient, yo$ "i## of co$rse "ant to ave it revie"ed !y yo$r attorney& +it tat in %ind, tese notes end "it so%e pointers on o" to find te rigt attorney and %a-e te !est $se of is or er ti%e and e'pertise&Advance preparation and project p#anningA proposa# is a detai#ed project doc$%ent tat defines te scope of "or-, te
 
process, te sced$#e, and te tota# price 1$s$a##y in te for% of a fi'ed fee3&It is a disc$ssion doc$%ent "ere te designer p$ts for"ard a reco%%endedco$rse of action for te c#ient to consider& Many proposa#s go tro$g severa#ro$nds of canges and negotiations !efore tey are fina#i)ed& So%e negotiations "it te c#ient %ay re#ate to project specifications "i#e oter disc$ssions %igt foc$s on te #ega# ter%s and conditions& Te fina# goa# is to ave one co%preensive doc$%ent tat, "en acco%panied !y an appropriate set of ter%s and conditions and signed !y !ot parties, serves as yo$r agree%ent for te project&INITIA5 STE0S FOR :O;Start "it so%e genera# preparation tat is re#evant to a## of te "or- done !y yo$r fir%*.. Tin- a!o$t yo$r creative process& +rite do"n te idea# se($ence of activities
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pases, steps and %i#estones
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 tat a##o"s yo$ to prod$ce yo$r !est "or-& If yo$ are active in %ore tan one practice area, yo$ %ay ave severa# variations& :o$r o"n creative process so$#d !e te fra%e"or- tat yo$ $se for p#anning and %anaging projects&.. Ca#c$#ate a standard o$r#y rate& Tis is an i%portant interna# too# tat yo$ need in order to s-etc o$t initia# !$dgets& Rates vary fro% fir% to fir% !ased on te a%o$nt of overead !eing carried, te n$%!er of o$rs avai#a!#e to devote to c#ient projects and te target profit %argin inc#$ded in te ca#c$#ation& 1A sa%p#e for%at for ca#c$#ating an o$r#y rate can !e fo$nd in te Grapic Artists G$i#d 7and!oo-* 0ricing and Etica# G$ide#ines&3.. /eco%e fa%i#iar "it standard ter%s and conditions appropriate to te type of "or- tat yo$ are se##ing&No" yo$ can )ero in on te partic$#ar project tat yo$ are !idding on*.. Gater as %$c infor%ation as possi!#e on te potentia# project& If te c#ient as provided yo$ "it an RF0 doc$%ent 1a re($est for proposa#3, revie" a## of te detai#s caref$##y& /eyond tis, yo$ %ay "ant to co%p#ete yo$r o"n for% of project ($estionnaire to %a-e s$re tat no i%portant detai#s are over#oo-ed& Tis %ay invo#ve additiona# disc$ssions "it yo$r c#ient contact and possi!#y oters at te c#ient co%pany in order to #earn %ore&.. No" yo$
re ready to prepare a pre#i%inary project p#an and !$dget& Even to$g yo$ %ay !e a##ergic to spreadseets, it
s i%portant to get in te a!itof $sing an interna# p#anning "or-seet to ca#c$#ate a 8s$ggested retai#9

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