Developer: Name of Individual issuing this contract
Client: Name of Company or individual entering into this contract with the Developer
Services: Any task or series of tasks done by the Developer on request from the Client, or as part of fulfilling a request from the Client
Product: Any code, images, markup, scripts, content created by the Developer while performing Services
Intangibles: Knowledge about solutions to problems, methods, or designs
Milestones: Established points during the development where the Developer will provide information regarding the status of the Services, the Product, and/or the Agreement.
Agreement: This service contract when signed by both the Developer and the Client
Deliverable: The Developer agrees to produce, to the best of his ability, the Product outlined in previous correspondence.
Rate: Services shall be billed to the Client at the rate of $20 USD per hour.
Agreement Duration: This Agreement shall remain in effect until the Developer has completed 200 hours of rendered Services.
The Developer agrees to provide to the Client information regarding the Services, the Product, and/or the Agreement at the established milestones.
Milestones may be changed or removed and additional Milestones may be added with prior communication and agreement between the Developer and the Client.
Milestones comprise the rendering of 40 hours of Services and the completion of the Agreement.
Payment: The Client shall send payment to the Developer within 30 days of receiving an invoice.
Billable Time: All time spent performing Services and communicating with the Client is billable.
Copyright: Copyright of all Products created while performing Services for the Client will be transferred to the Client upon receipt of payment in full, except in the cases described below.
Intangible Property: The Developer retains ownership of all Intangibles gained by the Developer (that are not previously owned by the Client) while providing Services.
Severability: Whenever possible, each provision of this Agreement shall be interpreted in such manner as to be effective and valid under applicable law, but if any provision of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall nevertheless remain in full force and effect and the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be replaced by a valid or enforceable provision.
No Exclusivity: The Client and Developer expressly acknowledge that this Agreement does not create an exclusive relationship between each other. The Client is free to engage others to perform services of the same or similar nature to those provided by Developer, and Developer shall be entitled to offer and provide design services to others, solicit other clients and otherwise advertise the services offered by Developer.
Termination: Either party must give at least 14 days notice to the other party before termination. This contract may only be terminated after all outstanding invoices have been paid in full.
Changes: Either party may request to modify the terms of this contract at any time. When both parties consent to new terms and a new contract is signed, this contract is terminated immediately.