Sometimes people are uncomfortable spending money on something they think they should do themselves. But a good rule of thumb is that if someone can do it in half the time that you can… or twice as good… then it’s time to hand it off. Most people’s time is simply too valuable. Less frustration, quicker turnaround, and higher quality results are all worth spending money on.
Below are a few tips to help decide when outsourcing can work for you:
Once the decision to outsource has been made, the difficult step remains of choosing between local quality (which typically involves greater control, fewer communication issues, and fewer cultural differences) versus the often more competitive rates abroad.
To avoid problems, it’s critical to get your research done early and build established and trusted relationships before the need for outsourcing arises. For the most part, those who get burned by outsourcing have not done their homework and get stuck trying to set up a job with a new resource while under time pressure.
Ultimately, you will need to assess your requirements and how you would like your client to perceive your vision. A good architectural rendering professional will be able to understand, work with, and develop the ‘story’ you’re trying to tell. They can intelligently translate your ideas and convey them in a way that will be true to your design intent.