This Graphic Design Agreement ("Agreement") is made and entered into as of [Date] by and between:

Graphic Designer:

  • [Your Name/Business Name]
  • [Your Address]



  • [Client Name]
  • [Client Address]


Project Description:

  • Project Name: [Name of the design project]
  • Project Scope: [Brief description of the design work to be completed, e.g., logo design, website layout, marketing materials]

1. Services

Designer agrees to provide the following graphic design services for the Client's project:

  • [List specific design deliverables, e.g., logo concepts, website mockups, brochure layout]
  • Revisions: [Number] rounds of revisions are included in this Agreement. Additional revisions will be billed at an hourly rate of [USD amount] per hour.

2. Client Responsibilities

  • Client agrees to provide Designer with all necessary information and materials for the project in a timely manner.
  • This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Brand guidelines (if applicable)
    • Target audience information
    • Content (text and images)
    • Feedback on design concepts

3. Approval Process

Designer will present design concepts to Client for feedback. Client will provide written feedback within [Number] business days of receiving each design iteration.

4. Payment Terms

  • Total Fee: [USD amount]
  • Payment Schedule:
    • [Percentage] deposit due upon signing this Agreement.
    • Remaining balance due upon final approval of the design work.
  • Payment Methods: [Specify accepted methods, e.g., cash, check, bank transfer]

5. Scheduling

  • Project Start Date: [Date]
  • Estimated Completion Date: [Date] (This is an estimate and may be adjusted based on Client feedback and revision requests)

6. Copyright and Ownership

  • Upon full payment, Designer grants Client a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license to use the completed design work for the purposes outlined in this Agreement.
  • Designer retains all copyrights and intellectual property rights to the design work unless otherwise agreed in writing.

7. Confidentiality

Both parties agree to keep confidential any non-public information disclosed by the other party during the course of this Agreement.

8. Termination

This Agreement may be terminated by either party upon written notice to the other party for any reason. In the event of termination, Client shall be responsible for payment for services rendered up to the date of termination.

9. Limitation of Liability

Designer shall not be liable for any consequential, indirect, incidental, or special damages arising out of or related to this Agreement.

10. Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, representations, or agreements, whether oral or written.

11. Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

12. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [Your State].

13. Signatures

Graphic Designer:

[Your Signature]

[Your Printed Name]


[Client Signature]

[Client Printed Name]

Optional Additions:

  • Warranty Disclaimer: Include a disclaimer stating that the design work is provided "as is" and without warranty of any kind.
  • Force Majeure: Include a clause addressing cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances beyond either party's control (e.g., natural disasters).
  • Dispute Resolution: Specify the method for resolving any disputes arising from the Agreement (e.g., mediation, arbitration).