CREATIVE RETAINER PACKAGES

DO YOU WISH YOU HAD MORE TIME TO SPEND ON
MARKETING AND DESIGN?

Meeting the design needs of your business, while also maintaining your marketing budget, can be tricky. If your design needs vary throughout the yeararise unexpectedly, or you have an ongoing need for design services (that don’t require having a designer on staff), our creative retainer packages might be the perfect solution for your business.

We aim to build long-lasting partnerships with our clients. With our Creative Retainer Packages, your business is backed by your very own “in-house” design team, giving you the opportunity to take action and implement all those big ideas you are bursting to act upon, and ultimately, to grow your business.

Just think of us as your “IN-HOUSE” Creative Department.

PEPERSALT can handle all of your design needs, on a monthly basis so you can focus on doing what you do best — running your business. You can tieup with a monthly retainer package based on your anticipated design needs for a few months, or for an entire year.

Creative retainer packages.

SO, WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A

CREATIVE RETAINER PACKAGE?

PEACE OF MIND

– A guaranteed amount of prioritized monthly work.
– We reserve your retainer creative services exclusively for you, so even if you have rush work,
or an unplanned need, we can respond to your needs immediately.
– Your projects are booked into our schedule and calendar with top priority.

DISCOUNTED HOURLY RATE
– The more hourly you commit to, the more money you save!

NO OVERHEAD COSTS
– Access to a professional designer without the overhead associated with hiring an employee.

SIMPLIFIED ACCOUNTING
– Pay a set amount each month for the duration of the retainer contract.

LESS PAPERWORK
– Eliminate the need to sign multiple contracts and track multiple invoices.

Have more questions about how this works? View our Creative Retainer FAQ below.

5 hours / month – dh350/hour  (dh1750/mo)
(1 creative development*, 2 adaptations & 2 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

10 hours / month – dh340/hour  (dh3400/mo)
(2 creative development*, 4 adaptations & 4 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

20 hours / month – dh330/hour  (dh6600/mo)
(3 creative development*, 6 adaptations & 6 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

30 hours / month – dh320/hour  (dh9600/mo)
(4 creative development*, 8 adaptations & 8 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

(6 month commitment)

5 hours / month – dh340/hour  (dh1700/mo)
(1 creative development*, 2 adaptations & 2 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

10 hours / month – dh330/hour  ($3300/mo)
(2 creative development*, 4 adaptations & 4 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

20 hours / month – dh320/hour  ($6400/mo)
(3 creative development*, 6 adaptations & 6 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

30 hours / month – dh310/hour  ($9300/mo)
(4 creative development*, 8 adaptations & 8 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

(12 month commitment)

5 hours / month – dh330/hour  (dh1650/mo)
(1 creative development*, 2 adaptations & 2 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

10 hours / month – dh320/hour  (dh3200/mo)
(2 creative development*, 4 adaptations & 4 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

20 hours / month – dh330/hour  (dh6600/mo)
(3 creative development*, 6 adaptations & 6 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

30 hours / month – dh340/hour  (dh10200/mo)
(4 creative development*, 8 adaptations & 8 artworks)
1 Sr. Designer, 1 Studio Artist – Leaded by CD

(18 month commitment)

Looking for a shorter, or longer Creative Retainer term?  Get in touch to chat about your needs!

HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW THIS ALL WORKS?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is a Creative Retainer?
A creative retainer is an agreement between your business and ours that allows you to contract for as few as 5 hours of service per month. A creative retainer gives you instant access to a wide range of professional graphic design services minus the overhead associated with a permanent employee.

What are the advantages of a Creative Retainer?
By entering a creative retainer agreement, you can save up to 15% or more on graphic design services. With a creative retainer, PEPERSALT reserves your retainer time exclusively for you, so even if you have rush work, or an unplanned need, we can respond to your needs immediately. For multiple small projects, you can take advantage of your combined work volume, and avoid the need to seek estimates, manage multiple contracts, and pay multiple invoices. A creative retainer can also stabilize your monthly services budget.

How do I create and pay for my Creative Retainer?
You create your package by choosing the number of monthly design hours. PEPERSALT offers packages ranging from 5 hours to 30 hours per month. Payments for your creative retainer are due on the first of the month. Contact us to discuss how a creative retainer package can work for you.

What services are included in a creative retainer?

  • RETAINER PACKAGES INCLUDE:
    Creative Services: ex. social media graphics, blog banners, website design updates, eBook covers and layout, html email template design, etc. need a new business, product, or project logo designed from scratch, this will be quoted and billed as a flat fee.
    Digital Materials: ex. social media graphics, blog banners, website design updates, eBook covers and layout, html email template design, etc.
  • RETAINER PACKAGES DO NOT INCLUDE:
    New Logo Design: If you need a new business, product, or project logo designed from scratch, this will be quoted and billed as a flat fee.
    New Website Design: If you need a new website designed from scratch, this will be quoted and billed as a flat fee.

Expenses: Services do not include additional costs like stock photography purchases, subcontractor fees. Creative Development, Royalty Free Stock Videos/Photography, Photography, Video, Editing, Color Corrections, Guidelines & Standardization development, Final art/adaptation & Graphics, Communication/Copy/Content, Translation/Transliteration, Illustration, Info graphics, Graphs, Any Additional Designs, Annual Marketing (Traditional + Digital), Digital Marketing, Mobile App, Social Media, SEO, Domain, Hosting, cloud space procurement, architectural renderings, mockup’s, printing and any such other are not included in this proposal. A separate estimate/SOW (scope of work) will be provided for these services.

  • **Exclusive of all Taxes. Any TDS, transaction fees, exchange rates or similar will be treated as additional & as applicable.

  • * Statutory levies will be as applicable.
  • Developing any kind of creatives or solutions, detailing, renderings, layout plans, graphics, visual communications or anything as such, would be handled by introducing an addendum.
  • All rates quoted above are purely creative fees and include creative direction and art direction.
  • Disbursement costs for items such as Travel, Boarding, Food, VC, International telephone calls, Couriers, Color/Black and White outputs etc. or anything as such, plus all applicable taxes, are in addition to these fees.
  • The package includes 1 (one) option and 1 (one) iteration. If the iteration exceed more than 1 (one), will be charged accordingly.
  • Cost on all other jobs that are not mentioned above will be decided on the basis of mutual discussions between client and agency.
  • All artwork adaptations and additional studio work will be billed as Studio Time @ $50 per hour.
  • Supervision time for supervision of photo shoots, printing & proofing etc. will be billed @ $50 per hour.
  • Adaptation work from existing templates will be billed @ $50 .
  • Rates quoted include two iterations. Should there be over 2 major reworks because of change of brief/lack of clarity in the briefing process, a provisional Reworking Fee applicable @ $50 per hour of actual work.
  • In case an assignment involves travel & stay, all expenses (boarding, lodging & travel) will have to be provided by the client.
  • Please sign the final proof & an approvel mail towards the final artwork before printing.
  • Delivery Against Purchase Order. Data/Material will be delivered, once the due balance is cleared.
  • Transportation extra as applicable.
  • Prototyping charges are extra as applicable/as per actuals.

We will consult with you before beginning project work to identify any fees or costs that may be billed in addition to your creative retainer agreement.

Will I receive an accounting of my hours?
Each month, PEPERSALT will prepare an invoice that shows all of the time we’ve spent on your projects.

What if I don’t use my hours?
At the end of the month, if you haven’t used up all of your retainer hours, we will roll over 50% of your leftover hours for one month. After one month, the “rollover” hours expire. This option is entitled only once in a year. Once your contract runs out, your remaining roll-over hours will be handled as follows: 1. Sign new contract before expiration or withint 30 days of expiration of precious contract, than 50% of rollover hours remain valid 2. No new contract signed, all rollover hours are forfeited.

TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT:

For good and valuable consideration, PEPERSALT and (“THE CLIENT”) (“THE CLIENT”) hereby agree as follows: THE CLIENT agrees to engage PEPERSALT to complete the services (the “Services”) set out in the attached proposal which proposal forms a part of this Agreement. • Fees will be billed as per the fee schedule noted in the proposal. These invoices are due upon receipt. Federal GST and Provincial sales taxes are payable by the Client as applicable. • In addition to fees, THE CLIENT shall be responsible for all expenses incurred by PEPERSALT on behalf of THE CLIENT in order to complete the Services. Expense amounts, if detailed in the attached proposal, are estimates only. Expenses include color photocopies only, color proofs, blueprints, photo processing, typesetting, model making, special graphics materials and supplies, travel, long distance telephone, long distance fax transmissions, deliveries, scanning, digital photography, photography and other miscellaneous out-of-pocket expenses. All expense invoices will be billed on the 15th of the month and are due upon receipt. With invoice, PEPERSALT shall provide THE CLIENT with detailed costing appropriate evidence of such expense having been incurred. • Interest will be charged at the rate of 12% per annum calculated and compounded monthly on unpaid invoices for fees and expenses. • From time to time, THE CLIENT may request additional projects and/or services be added to the Services described in the attached scope of work. A new proposal for each project will be prepared by PEPERSALT for THE CLIENT. This proposal will specify the scope of such additional work, the Fees and the timing of the project. Prior to any of the said work being undertaken, PEPERSALT must receive written authorization from THE CLIENT. • Both parties shall have the right to terminate this Agreement, upon written notice to the other, should the other party fail to fulfill any of the material terms of this Agreement or the proposal, including any failure to remit payments in a timely manner. This Agreement may also be terminated, upon written notice, by either party in the event that the other becomes bankrupt, insolvent or makes assignment for the benefit of its creditors. • In creating final art (the Final Art”), (detailed digital files ready for print or other production) on behalf of the Client, PEPERSALT shall use its best efforts to ensure the accuracy of all copy and creative. THE CLIENT will be requested to give written approval of all Final Art prior to PEPERSALT Design releasing it. By so doing, THE CLIENT will be deemed to have approved the Final Art as presented and agrees to release PEPERSALT from any liability arising from any errors in the Final Art. • Intellectual and industrial property, designs, concepts, patents, trade-names, trade-marks, logos, know-how, trade secrets, technical information, artwork, advertising, proposals and product information created or produced by PEPERSALT in connection with the Project (collectively, “PEPERSALT Property”) will remain the exclusive property of PEPERSALT until all • Fees and expenses required under this Agreement have been paid in full. All intellectual property, designs and concepts not approved by THE CLIENT will remain PEPERSALT’s property and may be used as PEPERSALT sees fit. • If THE CLIENT fails to pay fees or expenses and they remain unpaid for more than 90 days, THE CLIENT will no longer have the right to use the PEPERSALT Property and agrees to stop using it immediately and to return to PEPERSALT immediately all originals, copies and reproductions of the PEPERSALT Property. THE CLIENT acknowledges that money damages alone are not a sufficient remedy and agrees that PEPERSALT is entitled to specific performance, injunctive or other reasonable relief as a remedy for any breach of this provision by THE CLIENT. In addition, PEPERSALT shall have the right to use whatever other legal remedies are available. • This Agreement will be construed and interpreted under the laws at Bangalore, India applicable therein and both parties irrevocably agree to submit to such jurisdiction. • This Agreement contains all of the conditions, terms and agreements of the parties and takes precedence over all prior discussions. Any modification to this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. • This Agreement may be assigned by PEPERSALT to a related company upon written notice and received written approval by THE CLIENT. THE CLIENT may not assign this Agreement without the approval of PEPERSALT and provided THE CLIENT agrees to guarantee all of the obligations found in the Agreement. • The parties agree that their relationship is neither a partnership nor a joint venture.

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