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Team up for a video game using our video game graphics and illustration scope of work template

As a freelance illustrator, you can easily apply your design expertise to a wide range of projects from motion graphics to video games.

If gaming is your thing, here’s our breakdown of a video game graphics and illustration scope of work template so you know what to charge for your next freelance project!

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Video game graphics and illustration scope of work template total: $3,000

The video game industry is alive and well, offering plenty of opportunities for freelancers who operate in this space. 

If you’re a freelance illustrator with experience or interest in video game graphics, then our top video game graphics and illustration scope of work template is for you. Powered by community-sourced pricing data, this template breaks the project down into two phases: 

  • Phase 1: Storyboards for $1,500
  • Phase 2: Illustrations for $1,500

While this scope of work is just for the design aspect of the game, you could easily team up with freelancers who offer complementary services to secure a bigger video game project.

How to team up for a video game project using our video game graphics and illustration scope of work template

First things first, do you know any independent video game developers? Developers are the ones you’ll be collaborating with on design and illustrations and they’re likely the ones who will bring you onto their team. 

Next, think of other elements that a video game developer may need for their project including music or voiceovers. By connecting with freelancers in these areas, you can build a bigger and more value-packed scope to pitch to a developer. 

If you don’t have any of these freelancers in your network yet, then tap into a freelance community to find a collaborator and start sending cold DMs.

Once you have a few collaborators and a potential project lined up, use this video game graphics and illustration scope of work template as a starting point for your new proposal. 

Your new scope of work should include additional phases for the development of the video game. These phases should outline everything the developer is going to provide along with the deliverables that your collaborators are going to provide, including their prices. 

Now that you’re offering a bigger scope, you should also include a few deliverables that help manage the project side of things including meetings, hand-offs, or other commonly overlooked freelance services

Whether you choose to offer your video game graphics services as a solo freelancer or want to team up with fellow freelancers to go after an even bigger project, this video game graphics and illustration scope of work template is a great starting point. 

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