Guide

Choose and work with a designer

Introduction

Choosing the right designer or design agency to work with is no easy task. With hundreds of design professionals competing for the same projects, choosing the right fit for your business and your budget is key.

This guide will highlight some common reasons to hire a designer. It will show you how to choose the right designer for your project and suggest some key things to agree with your designer to make sure that your project achieves its goals from the outset.

This guide will also tell you how to write an effective design brief, sign off your design project and to ensure a successful working relationship. Finally, it will provide a practical checklist to help you manage a design project.

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