Work for Hire Contract
This project agreement dated on _______ will confirm the understanding between _____________ here after called the “ARTIST” and ________ __________, here after called the “CLIENT” regarding work to be done as more fully described below:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION & ESTIMATED COSTS:
ARTIST will provide the CLIENT with __________________________ CLIENT has provided the ARTIST with references/examples.
Total estimated cost of project is $___________ ($______ per page)
Client agrees to pay initial deposit of $____ before each page, and $____ after. Until completion of ____ pages.
TIMELINE: Project is to be completed within ________ from receiving initial deposit.
OWNERSHIP OF ARTWORK:
Upon full payment, the CLIENT shall obtain ownership of the final artwork to use and distribute as CLIENT sees fit, in addition, Artist will not acquire any rights to this story. ARTIST hereby grants to the CLIENT a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, translate, publish, use, and dispose of, and to authorize others so to do, all results and product of ARTIST's services provided to CLIENT under this Agreement throughout the world, in any and all languages of production, manufacture, recordation, reproduction, performance, and exhibition in any manner by any art, device, or method, now known or hereafter devised, including but not limited to without limitation radio broadcasting, live exhibition, exhibition by the medium of television or otherwise, internet, mobile on videotape and video disc, whether such results and product consist of literary, dramatic, musical, motion picture, mechanical or any other form of works, themes, ideas, compositions, creations or products. The ARTIST retains the right to use the completed project and any preliminary designs for the purpose of portfolio usage. The CLIENT will be given any necessary credit for usage of the project elements.
The CLIENT will receive up to ___ revisions per sketch if necessary; any additional revision will result in a $_____ charge per sketch and once the CLIENT has approved the preliminary sketch, the ARTIST will proceed to begin the final color stage. CLIENT can receive up to ___ revisions in the color stage; if necessary, any additional revisions will result in a $______ charge, per revision.
The ARTIST shall deliver not only final images, but also layered and unlocked photoshop, illustrator and any other software files, so that images and work can be modified as needed for the final product.
All correspondence and documents provided will be treated as confidential between the CLIENT and the ARTIST, unless consent has been granted by both parties involved.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT:
The above specifications and conditions are hereby accepted. The ARTIST and CLIENT are authorized to execute the project as outlined in this agreement.
AGREED AND ACCEPTED:
ARTIST (Sign name) _____________________
CLIENT (Sign name) _____________________