Almost always I work on a project basis, not an hourly. It allows you to know budget more effectively and allows me to put in extra hours to try options without spending your money.
Many of my automotive clients do new spots every couple of weeks with alternating revisions, and I’m happy to work on a retainer so that your production costs stay fixed when you’re budgeting the month.
I can hire from a huge freelance base if you have a larger project, but usually do most of the work myself, and that saves you money. Since I have a low overhead, I can take on projects very cost effectively.
At Rising Trout you won't find cutthroat business people, but you will find quality work done for less than scale. (Sorry, couldn't resist the pun.)