How To Work With Valentina
The process of working together involves a few steps, but it is very simple.
A potential client calls to invite me to his/her home and assess the job. To make our work together a success and to create a mutually successful result, I will give ideas and will consult with the potential clients as long as needed, but all the hours spent in the potential client’s home are billable at the regular hourly fee. This initial hourly fee will count towards future payments, when the potential client hires me for the development of the project.
If required, I will bring my large portfolio and/or videos to show. This is the client’s time to ask me all kinds of questions to understand my work, my personality and the development of the project.
Two days later, I will go back to the potential client’s home with a contract that all parties involved in the process will sign, including myself. The contract is personalized to reflect the scope of the project, the needs of client and everything concerning my duties spelled out very clearly.
With the signing of the contract, a down payment is required at the same time.
I will plan my first presentation according to my work schedule.
I will get to my drawing board at once. “Rock and Rolling” will start. That is my jokingly way of saying that the new project excites me and all my time is dedicated to it and my new client. Generally, it will take two weeks before I can give the first presentation.
In the meantime, client has the opportunity to interview my suggested contractors and professionals, or interview their own to line up the labour.
After all my design concepts are in place and are approved, the project will start, accordingly to the client’s schedule. Contractors will present their own time line.
I will be always present on the job site until the completion of the project as the client’s representative and I will observe the development of the project, observe the crew, respond to all questions and resolve all the challenges.
From the start to the completion, my job is to take care of YOU, my client.
Call me: (650) 346-6349
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