Creative Retainer Packages

Is a creative retainer right for you?
Meeting the communication design needs of your business can be tricky. If your communication design needs vary throughout the year, arise unexpectedly, or you have ongoing needs for design services that don’t require having a designer on staff, a creative retainer might be the perfect solution for your business.

What is a creative retainer?
A creative retainer is a 12-month agreement between your business and ours that allows you to contract for as few as 4 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 20% or more on graphic design services. The more hours you commit to, the lower your hourly rate is. With a creative retainer, Grantstreet Creative reserves your retainer time exclusively for you, so even if you have rush work, or an unplanned need, our creative staff 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.

What services are included in a creative retainer?
Graphic design, strategic consulting, interim creative management, website design and maintenance, email template design, research, writing, editing, print management, recruiting and design project management services are all included in our creative retainer agreements. You can roll unused hours into the following month. Rollover hours expire at the end of the second month, In the last month of the agreement, unused hours are forfeited. Hours in excess of the monthly agreement are billed at the retainer rate.

What services are not included in a creative retainer agreement?
A creative retainer does not cover expenses like printing, stock photography licensing, and subcontractor fees. Our Creative Director will consult with you before beginning 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, Grantstreet Creative will prepare a report that shows all of the time we’ve spent on your projects.

You create your package by choosing the number of monthly design hours. Grantstreet Creative offers packages ranging from 4 hours to 40 hours per month at a rate of $50.00 per hour. For example, our 4-hour package costs just $200.00 per month with a one year agreement. Call us to discuss how a creative retainer package can work for you.

What our customers say...

Tonya DeTorio
Tonya DeTorio
18:11 04 Jan 17
Dave did our website design and set up and was very easy to work with and our website turned out very professional looking and we have gotten a lot of positive feedback on it. I would highly recommend Grant Street Creative for your website design. They also designed our business cards, information rack cards, and banner stands. The quality is excellent and the design is exceptional. everyone that sees any of our business materials says how very nice they are.read more
John Uvena
John Uvena
21:05 26 Jan 17
Fabulous work! very professional, prompt and at a reasonable price. I have used them on several occasions and plan to in the future. I would give them 6 stars if I could!read more
Patrick Warther
Patrick Warther
14:55 20 Jan 17
Dave at Grantstreet Creative was extremely helpful and professional when working with us(Warther Cutlery) on our new website. Dave was very quick to get us an answer on a question or something that needed done. I highly recommend Grantstreet for any website services.read more
Carolyn Damasio
Carolyn Damasio
18:52 03 Jan 17
Dave has wonderful ideas and suggestions to help set up your website. His designs are first rate. His experience with web design he willingly shares with and passes on to his customers.read more
ACI Services, Inc.
ACI Services, Inc.
16:47 03 Jan 17
Dave’s is great at responding in a quick and timely manner when changes are needed to our company website not to mention that he is cost competitive and will do what he can to deliver a product that meets your needs. Grantstreet has a wide range of services and they design to suit your needs.read more
Andy Donaldson
Andy Donaldson
19:17 12 Jan 17
Have worked with Dave on several major projects for a shared client and his creativity and professionalism is without question. Great partner!read more
Mark Warther
Mark Warther
15:21 12 Jan 17
Grantstreet Creative was able to make my website POP! What a job they did, and now they they have created a great marketing campaign through social media to present my website to the world.read more
Sandy Carpenter
Sandy Carpenter
20:16 07 Jul 17
Dave at Grant Street Creative LLC completed my website and absolutely did an amazing job. I am very happy with my website and would highly recommend Dave for any website developments. Thanks, Dave.... A job well done.read more
Tim Liversage
Tim Liversage
18:39 10 Jul 17
Grantstreet and tradeshow stores have a lot of experience with promotional products and graphic design.read more
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