Management and Technical Consultant Service Contract

Definitions

Developer: Name of Individual issuing this contract

Client: Name of Company or individual entering into this contract with the Developer

Site: Address where work may take place.

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

Terms

  1. Fixed price estimate:

    1. This contract is for the construction of[DETAILED SERVICES OVERVIEW].

    2. The total cost for the work is fixed based on the initial estimate of $___

    3. Any costs such as hosting, themes or stock images will be directly passed on to the client. These will be purchased at the directive of the client.

    4. This contract includes one main development cycle plus the opportunity for you to make up to two rounds of 10 revision points. At this stage, you agree to pay me in full for all of the work that I have produced until that point and you may either cancel this contract or continue to commission me to make further design revisions at the standard hourly rate

  2. Text content and photography

    1. Responsibility for writing any text copy unless specified is the responsibility of the client.

    2. If needed, the client will supply photographs in an appropriate digital format for use on the website.

  3. Rate: Services above shall be billed to the Client at the rate of $___ AUD per hour, above the terms of the contract.

    1. Location: Work may be performed on site as required or in the consultant's office.

  4. Payment: The Client shall send payment to the Developer within 30 days of receiving an invoice.

    1. Late Payment: If a payment is more than 7 days late, no Services will be performed for the Client until payment is received.
  5. 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.

  6. Copyright Exceptions

    1. The Developer reserves the right to reuse and re-license portions of the created Product as desired, as long as the portions are general solutions to common problems and are not specific to the Clients product.
    2. Any portions of the Product whose copyright is withheld by the developer are licensed to the Client for use in the Product under the MIT license: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php
    3. The Client will only be billed for portions of the Product which were created during the effective period of this contract and created while performing Services for the Client.
  7. Intangible Property: The Developer retains ownership of all Intangibles gained by the Developer (that are not previously owned by the Client) while providing Services.

  8. 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. An invoice for work complete will be sent on termination of the contract.

  9. 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.