Major Brand Yarn Company – Tech Editor

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—Posted 6 May 2016—

Did you edit: A knit design

How were you paid? Flat fee

How much were you paid? 45GBP (approx $65 at time of posting)

Were you paid according to the terms of your agreement? Yes

Relationship with company: ongoing/pre-existing relationship

Did you have a written contract? No

Did you negotiate your contract terms? No

Was the complexity of the pattern taken into account when determining your fee? No

Approximate amount of time spent editing: 1.75 hours

Type of Design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover

Primary stitch used in design: Lace

How many sizes did you edit? 8

Did you edit: A written pattern

What services did you provide for this job? General numbers-check edit.

Would you work with this company again? Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? 4/5

 

—Posted 6 May 2016—

Did you edit: A knit design

How were you paid? Flat fee

How much were you paid? 80GBP (approx $115 at time of posting)

Were you paid according to the terms of your agreement?

Relationship with company: first time working with company

Did you have a written contract? No

Did you negotiate your contract terms? No

Was the complexity of the pattern taken into account when determining your fee? No

Approximate amount of time spent editing: 4 hours

Type of Design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover

Primary stitch used in design: Intarsia

How many sizes did you edit? 8

Did you edit: Both written directions and charts

What services did you provide for this job? Full pattern writing from a sketch and a swatch.

Would you work with this company again? Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? 5/5

Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? Although this type of work pays less than my normal hourly rate, the work is plentiful, and requires little extra “organisational time/communication”. So on average it probably works out as more valuable than it at first appears.

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