We have learned that being upfront and direct is the best
way to begin and sustain successful relationships. We work hands-on and undertake all assignments personally and
we have directed teams of forty... and more... professionals on any one assignment. Aspects of a contract which
are performed by third parties are expressly noted in advance and we undertake one or two assignments concurrently, preferrably with staggered deadlines.
While staying small
and managing our undertakings confine our ultimate earning capacity, producing a superior end result is our uppermost consideration.
We introduce specific skill sets beyond our immediate
experience in order to fulfill a contract such as artist renderings, model making, financial pro-formas and economic projection
generation, etc. However, we are solely responsible for all conceptual ideas, design direction, master planning, written scenarios, market research and rationales,
acquistion of strategic alliances, team-building, business plans, marketing materials (including brochures and power point presentations).
We begin an assignment by obtaining independent background information on the project
at hand. We convert our client's brief into our own words at the proposal stage to ensure that we fully understand our
client's expectations along the way and as an end product. We detail any and all deliverables via written description
and dates due.
We only accept
assignments where we are confident we can meet or exceed our client's expectations.
We take direction well and are always open to realistic
critique and revision. We do not hide bad news should it arrive. And when there is good news, we are eager to share
We work on an agreed due date/fixed cost basis, detailing
all fees, expected outside and out-of-pocket expense, general terms and conditions
for employment (work for hire or other) and a payment schedule against an agreed brief.
other methods but not speculative work. As a two-person
team we are not staffed to enter into such arrangements, no matter how meritorious the proposed project may be.
We have been told we are fun to work with, and we enjoy
working alongside other professionals, & doing challenging work.