How It Works

An Overview of Getting Projects at Hub2Co

Leverage on us to develop your brand and career

Hub2Co empowers creative talents to build their brands. With diversified projects, you can decide which one to participate and set creative fees that truly reflects your value.

  • Career Development: Let Hub2Co take care of project management! By joining us, you do not need to worry about searching for clients. Just stay focused to create quality content. Hub2Co supports you all the way in your career development journey.
  • Valued Work: The Qualification Group selected will reflect your qualification level. It is to ensure your efforts are being valued and protected. Set your hourly rate according to your qualifications and experience. The qualifications accredited by Hub2Co are quality assured and entrusted by clients.
  • Personal Branding: Upon completion of projects, you will receive feedback from clients. That is where you gain recognition and start to brand yourself. Hub2Co establishes a Bonus Scheme to encourage re-collaboration with the same client.

How to get projects on Hub2Co?

All creative talents are welcomed to join us. To sign up as a talent, you will have to register a member account at Hub2Co first. You should possess relevant qualifications, including job experience, skills, and academic qualifications. After going through verifications, you can start getting a project on Hub2Co. (See the types of creative talents we are recruiting)

What should I pay attention to when I sign up?

Hub2Co verifies the identity and qualifications of each creative talent to ensure the authenticity of the identification and quality of service. Before signing up as a talent, you need to prepare the scanned copies of the following supporting documents:

  • Identity document (e.g. ID card or Passport)
  • Proof of address (e.g. bank statement, utility bill, etc.)
  • Proof of employment or education (e.g. employment letter, tax return statement, name card, or certificate, transcript, etc.)

You will also need to select your Qualification Groups according to your actual qualification and set your desired hourly rate. After submitting the information and documents, Hub2Co will start the whole verification and assessment process which should be completed within 48 hours at the earliest. You can re-submit your documents and adjust your hourly rate when you attain higher qualifications in the future.

Why do I need to submit my portfolio?

You will build up your portfolio and specify your skill sets for project matching, You should also provide past work for Hub2Co's verifications and potential client's references. Please click here to sign up now.

Project matched for your choice and priced as you wish

Hub2Co invites you to participate in projects that match your skills and styles. You can set your desirable creative fees according to project scope while your efforts are being valued and benefits being protected.

  • Best Project Matching: The resume and portfolio provided by creative talents, including styles and skills, fields of specialty, etc, contribute to Hub2Co's Big Data matching system. These information will be assessed against the requirements of different projects to find the best match project for creative talents.
  • Project Invitation: After a project is matched, Hub2Co will invite creative talents via email, in which project scope and terms of service are clearly stated. Creative talents should update their latest status and availability in order to get invitations in time.
  • Autonomy to Participate in Projects: After receiving project invitations, talents should indicate whether they agree to participate or not. If agreed to participate, talents can provide a quotation of creative fees according to the project scope. Once the client confirms, project can start right away.

How does project matching work?

The information provided by creative talents, including resume, portfolio (e.g. styles and skills, fields of specialty, types of project experience, uses of software, etc), latest status (e.g. availability to take project, preferred communication methods, language proficiency, etc) all contribute to Hub2Co's Big Data matching system. These information will be assessed against the requirements of different projects via our ever-optimizing algorithms to find the best match project for creative talents.

How do creative talents get the project and set creative fees?

After a project is matched, Hub2Co will invite creative talents via email, in which project scope and terms of service will be clearly stated for talents to review. Creative talents should indicate whether to accept invitations or not, so as to ensure consistent and successful communications. If a talent turns down an invitation, the talent's profile and portfolio details will not be shared with that client.

Depending on the project requests, talents can also provide a quotation of creative fee for the project, including an estimation of the working hours needed and hourly rate. After the client reviews the shortlisted talents' portfolios and quotations for the project, and then confirms which talent to hire, Hub2Co will immediately contact both parties to start the project.

How can creative talents get more projects to further develop their creative career?

To increase your chance to get more projects, creative talents must deliver high-quality services, and that includes:

  • Respond promptly to project invitations
  • Refresh your professional details and keep your portfolio up-to-date and organized
  • Be responsible and actively communicate your ideas and project progress with the client
  • Deliver your work on time and follow up on client's comments
  • Strive to produce high-quality work and fulfill project requirements

Hub2Co is committed to providing more opportunities for creative talents to develop their careers. The Bonus Scheme is established to reward creative talents who consistently deliver high-quality service and encourage re-collaboration. Also, creative talents will earn clients' recommendations which help to further build their own brand.

Streamline workflow and support throughout the project

Hub2Co can provide customized project milestones and timeline with streamlined workflow to facilitate your work and follow-up.

  • Streamline Workflow: Depending on the project requests, Hub2Co can provide customized milestones with feedback and submission dates clearly shown at a glance. Both clients and creative talents can adjust the timeline according to actual project needs so to deliver the best results.
  • Manage project: All communications between clients and creative talents are recorded for effective project management and progress tracking. Talents can also handle or feedback on any comments from clients in "Project Feedback Form".
  • Support throughout: Creative talents can always come to Hub2Co and our Talent Community to look for support and assistance when they encounter any difficulties in the process.

How is workflow being streamlined?

Depending on the service plan selected by the client, project milestones can be provided and customized with reference to project specifications, e.g. deadlines, creation workflow, etc. We take the needs of all parties into accounts when we propose the initial timeline and milestones which can be the shortest yet feasible. Both clients and creative talents can request to adjust the milestones as the project moves forward.

The project timeline effectively quantity procedures and streamline workflow so creative talents can focus on the creation and deliver results timely.

How do creative talents communicate effectively with clients?

All communications between clients and creative talents should be documented for easy reference, avoid disputes, and protect oneself. For any communications with clients are made outside of email (e.g. phone calls or other channels like Skype), creative talents should summarize the discussion in email and send out to clients and Hub2Co. All project related emails should keep Hub2Co project specialists in the loop so as to keep track of project progress and receive timely support.

"Project Feedback Form" can be provided for clients to list out suggestions for improvement. Creative talents should handle the comments made by clients accordingly or feedback with your own suggestions.

How does Hub2Co provide additional support to creative talents?

Hub2Co understands you may encounter difficulties, frustrations, and bottleneck periods in your creative journey. Peer support and experience sharing are helpful.

Talent Community strives to support fellow talents. Through organizing sharing session and online opinion exchange platform, we are devoted to helping you expand your network, find solutions to your problems. We stand ready to support and inspire you. For more information about Talent Community, click here to find out more.

Payment protection and contracts to avoid disputes

Hub2Co values creativity and protects the welfare of creative talents. We prepare contracts and provide escrow service for your interests.

  • Contract Agreement: All projects are protected by contract at Hub2Co. Save you from all the hassles while protecting your rights.
  • Escrow Payment: All projects only begin after clients have settled project fees, which will be held in escrow at Hub2Co. Talents will receive the creative fees after the project is successfully completed or when the project deadline has passed.
  • Fair Status: Hub2Co advocates reciprocal collaboration. When there are disputes, creative talents should contact Hub2Co, and we will act as the neutral intermediary to resolve.

How does service agreement settle disputes?

All projects are protected by contract at Hub2Co which clearly states project scope, deliverables, project deadline, service fees, etc. The contract will need to be agreed by both clients and creative talents before the project starts. Let us do the paperwork to save you from all the hassles while protecting your rights.

When there are disputes, creative talents should raise them to Hub2Co. Hub2Co will act as the neutral intermediary to resolve the disputes and find the best solutions according to the contract agreements and recorded correspondences.

How do creative talents get paid? What are the platform’s charges?

The project only begins after the client has settled the project fee, which will be held in escrow at Hub2Co. The creative fee will be released to creative talent until the project is approved by clients or when it reaches the deadline. Hub2Co charges creative talents 3% of the creative fee for the escrow and management services. For instance, if the creative fee is $3,000, the charge is $90.

Creative fees will be collected from clients before project starts and held in escrow at Hub2Co. Once the project is successfully delivered or when project deadline has passed, creative fees will be released to talents’ bank account. This is to ensure talents’ efforts will be paid as agreed.

What is the Bonus Scheme and how do I get a Bonus?

To encourage consistently high-quality service and re-collaborations, Hub2Co has established a Bonus Scheme. When a creative talent is re-invited by the same client for a new project, the escrow and management fee (3%) of the new project will be waived, and there will also be a bonus (3%) rewarded for the new project. For instance, if the fee for the new project is $5,000, the $150 escrow and management fee will be waived, and an additional bonus of $150 will be rewarded to the creative talent, that is a total of $300 reward.

The Bonus Scheme has no limit in terms of how many times the collaboration has worked out, the creative talent is still eligible to earn the bonuses. There is no ceiling for the bonus you can earn. The more re-collaborations you make, the more bonus you earn.

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