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Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 1:40:33 PM | How much should I charge?

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I have a person that wants me to make a model of a huge playhouse.  She wants material, walkthroughs (rendered), and rendering of different scene.  I don't kow how much to charge.  What are some prices to you guys charge people? 

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Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 3:28:01 PM | How much should I charge?

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things like this can quickly become more that what you expected. the hours can pile up quickly if the scope of work is not clearly defined. i am assuming that you are not a licensed professional with a company payroll  and other expenses to cover. if your are, then charge accordingly. if your are not then i would charge an houlry that you can live with for the amount and value of work you are doing. if you are in competition with others for this work, then you might want to take that in consideration too.

by no means would i settle on a flat rate. unless that amount is so large that you don't care how many hours it is going take. then i say congrads on the goverment contract Smile. otherwise make sure the scope of work is clearly defined and all parties understand what you are providing for a flat rate. you could spend hours tweaking walkthroughs. rendering, and materials if you don't have lot of expericence doing these type of things.

i know you want a dollar amount, but only you can answer that.

 

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Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 4:17:53 PM | How much should I charge?

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Just out of curiosity, is this creating a model of an existing building?  Or designing a brand new one?  I have experience in both ends, and if you are doing an existing, it really matters how good the documentation is.  If you are missing upgrades/updates, new wings, etc. It becomes a <explitive deleted> to create a realistic represenation.  However if you have great documenation (like we do for the model I'm making of our last CAD project) then it is almost a cake walk. 

If you are designing it, good luck, we picked up Revit on a large project, and it has saved us, and hurt us.  Come the end of DD, we estimate that we were about 25% CD, but now, several months into CD we are fighting with a lot of what our new users to Revit did to meet a deadline (Model Lines instead of families, what the <explitive deleted> is this supposed to be?).

 Also, how big?  By playhouse, my initial thought was a chilren's playhouse, and I thought "how fun", then I realized you might mean a playhouse as in Theatre?  Okay, enough bending your ear.  Thought I'd pass some of my experiences off on you, and also wanted to find out what exactly you are lucky/unlucky enough to get to do!


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