Originally Posted by arthurakay
You might mention that getting paid a portion (or even all) of your fee up-front is important -- particularly if you are a freelance designer.
I have heard of a number of freelance workers who have been stiffed on payment for any number of reasons. Just a word to the wise.
I am a freelance designer and I always require this - half money at the beginning half at the end. It works very well most of the times.
If they don't agree to it, that's a red alert.