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Perfect for businesses who need marketing materials on a monthly basis,

but don't want to hire a full time designer. Let us help you get back to business!



  • If you know that you will need design services throughout the year, but don't want to hire a full-time designer, our retainer program is for you.

  • You get a discounted rate compared to my normal hourly rate and a la carte rates.

  • You have peace of mind with a guaranteed amount of work each month.

  • You pay a set amount each month for the duration of your contract and don't have to worry about fluctuating design fees.

  • You get the access to a professional designer without the overhead costs of an employee.



A retainer fee is like a monthly design fee. It is paid up front each month before work is ordered. Essentially, you are paying for time versus a specific service. 


Based on the retainer package you select, we will block out our schedule with the appropriate amount of hours each month and plan our workload accordingly. You have peace of mind knowing that you will receive a pre-established amount of work each month, without having to worry about what other client projects are ahead of you!

Beginner Retainer

  • 4 hours per month (1 hour per week)

  • 5% discount

  • Priority service in projects

  • 1 call per month to review project load

Investment: $285/month



Basic Retainer

  • 10 hours per month (2.5 hours per week)

  • 8% discount

  • Priority service in projects

  • Up to 2 call per month to review project load

Investment: $690/month

Deluxe Retainer

  • 20 hours per month (5 hours per week)

  • 15% discount

  • Priority service in projects

  • Up to 3 call per month to review project load

Investment: $1,275/month


Premium Retainer

  • 40 hours per month (10 hours per week)

  • 20% discount

  • Priority service in projects

  • Up to 4 call per month to review project load

Investment: $2,400/month


If none of these designer retainer packages meet your needs, you may think about just purchasing work on a needed basis instead. The downside is there will be no discount offered.

Exclusive pricing available for minority small businesses, churches and nonprofits.



  • A three (3) month minimum commitment. At the end of 3 months, we will evaluate the program to ensure the number of hours are fitting your business needs. After that, we can move to 6, 9, or 12 month commitments.

  • Each retainer includes a set number of hours per week. Overage in hours each week will be billed at the standard hourly rate of $50 per hour.

  • Unused hours expire at the end of each week. This is to ensure that we can allocate time for your projects each week and plan my workload accordingly.

  • You will billed automatically each month. You will also get a Receipt on the first day of each month. Invoice will include the monthly retainer rate for that month and any additional charges from previous month. 

What type of services can be used in the Graphic Designer Retainer programs?

  • Print Materials – sales sheets, direct mailers, brochures, event programs, signage

  • Digital Materials – email templates, social media graphics, blog banners, and other web graphics

  • Ad Design - print and web ads

  • Services do not include additional costs like stock photography & fonts

  • Additional services are available upon request.

  • Please note: Services do not include logo design. Logos will be charged according to à la carte pricing.

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