When you are ready with the concept of your app, you need a graphics artist too. You should keep some things in mind as well when you are going to hire the graphics artist. Let’s see some of the factors that will help you in hiring graphics artist for your app.
First thing you should do is to start the hunt of a good graphics artist. You can search on internet or can also contact consultant or can inquire even co-workers for searching a good graphics artist. Having knowledge about Photoshop is not sufficient; the graphic artist should be able to understand your requirement and your app. When you need something serious approach, they should be able to express his work in a best light way.
As there are so many online portfolio websites available, you can search graphics artists as well. If you are uncertain about your style of work, these sites will also show various style and approaches and will give you idea about your work.
Most important factor is to check out the graphics artist resume or portfolio carefully. His portfolio will show how much experience the graphics artist has whom you are going to hire. You can come to know with how many clients and company they have worked with. Portfolio will help you to know about their skill of understanding client’s requirement. Experience level will disclose how much deep they are in understanding client’s needs.
When you are looking forward to 2 or 3 graphics artists whose works you really like and you have decided to choose from them for your app then communication with them is the most important factor. Keeping project in mind discuss the things with them and find who is better to comfort you more in creating graphics for your app.
There are specific freelance portals where you can post your requirement and you will get few options to choose from. I think this is also good idea for getting idea of how different designers think of your app idea.
Last thing to consider is to ask your graphic artist to get a quote of total fees. Let them know clearly about your budget and then make any decision.