The huge task of keeping costs down in a design project

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  • February 14, 2020

 

When a business decides to embark on a design project, the first factor that will spring to the mind of those in charge is how much it will cost and whether it will be within their budget. Keeping the costs down is the main priority of those heading up the project and there are a number of ways that this can be done, most notably through hiring freelance designers and through machine learning.

 

When hiring a graphic designer for the project that they are working on, they need to first of all think of how much it will cost. If the business is small and local that already has a dedicated client base and it merely needs to update its logo, they will probably not pay too much. However, if its a start-up or has more complex graphic design needs, then they certainly need to think of a different budget.

 


It can be expensive hiring a freelance graphic designer for a project depending on his experience. In hourly rates, the majority of experienced freelance graphic designers charge between $65 and $150 per hour. Those who are already famous in the sector can get away with charging a rate that begins at $300 per hour. If a business wants to keep costs down to the minimum and if we are talking about new graphic designers who are beginning to ply their trade, then the cost to the company would be from $25 to $50 per hour.

 

Different projects, of course, can cost the business different prices. A logo designing project usually comes in at around $150 to $450, if the graphic designer makes use of standardized templates adapted to the specific needs of the business. A logo which has been designed from scratch usually costs from $500 to $2,000. If on the other hand a graphic designer is needed to create a fresh new brochure, the company can realistically expect to pay between $300 to $600.

 

One way of keeping the cost of a design project to a minimum is to employ artificial intelligence (AI)  throughout the process. Manufacturers in the United States have been strong with the implementation of industrial AI solutions; this has given rise to pure-play AI players in the US and will help to ensure that they are an international leader in industrial AI solutions for many a year to come.

 

If a business uses AI in their design project it can end up costing less than other methods and can also prove to be a more efficient way of working. AI can reduce mistakes and aid the overall productivity of the business. The chance of human error will be lessened meaningfully, meaning money won’t be wasted on correcting mistakes. This time can instead be saved for more important things. If a manager or a freelance designer looks at the project and analyzes it, he can decide how it can be automated by using AI.

 

One such software that can be used in a design project is Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) Paint Studio, a photo editing software which has come about with a lot of help from AI. It has a internet-based tool that allows users to edit and take out objects from a range of pictures with the touch of a mouse. With GAN it it is easy to change aspects without destroying the overall feel and look of a photograph. It has a built-in feature which prevents it from doing anything if it feels the particular alteration will not fit the image and this software might also act on its own to draw or not if the object is not able to be put at a certain place.

 

By making use of  AI-enabled technology, businesses out there are able to improve their operational efficiency, in addition to reducing materials waste, and can take full advantage of predictive maintenance and optimize resource consumption. By using AI in a design project, a company can keep the overall pricing down to a minimum and can then pass this saving on to their client, so everyone will be happy.