Control What Your Clients Can See
Don't bother your clients with work in progress, show them when it's ready for feedback.
Break Down Your Work into Actionable Tasks
Order tasks into lists, granulate them with subtasks, and organize your flow with task dependencies.
No More Missed Deadlines
With start and due dates, reminders, and priorities on every task, you will always be aware of how much time you have to complete your work.
Fits The Way You Work
Multiple task views, custom sorting, and task relationships complement your work process.
You're Always On Top of Things
Filtering and reporting enable you to stay up to date with all projects, tasks, discussions, and files.
ActiveCollab allows you to level up the performance of your design team. Start delivering better results by giving your work the needed structure, and allowing your team to achieve meaningful collaboration.
Project Management Software for Designers
Your designs need your undivided attention! Stop wasting time on setting up software and focus on what matters. Start collaborating with your clients right off an estimate in ActiveCollab.
Transform your estimates into projects and keep the entire workflow in one place! Divide and assign tasks, attach files, and keep the discussion going where all the info is. The entire team will be updated at all times. No more chain emails and the endless search for files! There's no limit on the upload file size. Attach photos, videos, PDFs, documents, whatever you need for the task at hand. You have 100GB at your disposal, and you can get your hands on even more if you need to. Distribute assignments equally across the entire team and make sure no one burns out. You'll be able to see everyone's availability at a glance as well. Invite an unlimited number of clients to your projects and let them see what they need to see. Hide the rest! Design change requests? No problem.
The client can leave a comment on a specific task and check the progress there. Mark your tasks as billable or non-billable, and track the time you spend on each with the integrated Stopwatch. A different hourly rate can be set up for every team member. As your project unfolds, so do the costs and billable expenses. When you reach a certain percentage of a budget's spent amount, the system will alert you. Once you're ready, invoice your billable hours directly from ActiveCollab. Our integration with Xero and Quickbooks lets you complete the entire work management process in a single tool. Never let the deadlines surprise you again! Keep your clients happy, and your team focused on Real Work. All in one tool - ActiveCollab.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What does a design project manager do?
A design project manager is in charge of planning, coordinating, and implementing design projects from the beginning to the end. He focuses on developing graphic design project management strategies, mentoring team members, and delegating the tasks.
What are the design project manager's responsibilities?
Depending on the stage of the project, the design manager's duties typically include: Input into the tendering process, Selecting team members or specialists who will help complete the project, Managing processes related to the project's design, Revising and commenting on design, Supervising graphic designer's collaboration system, Conducting operational, technical, and financial risk assessments, and Chairing design meetings.
What is graphic design project management?
Project management for design professionals is all about playing to your team member's unique strengths. This is the application of experience, skills, methods, and processes to accomplish specific project objectives based on the project acceptance criteria within agreed parameters.
How to Manage a Graphic Design Project?
Failing to properly manage design projects will result in unsatisfactory, poor quality, and late work. Project management for designers includes a couple of crucial steps: Identifying key concepts, Pinpointing milestones and requirements, Minimizing the risks, Using technology and graphic design project management software.
This is why designers and thousands of other teams love ActiveCollab.
What struck me was the simplicity of it. I had always thought the whole point of a project management tool was to make it easier to manage a project. But it seemed like a lot of them did anything but. ActiveCollab is different.
Digital Marketing Executive @ AppInstitute
I no longer have to spend 80 hours a week on data crunching and life is good. As for our company, we can now deliver real value to our clients thanks to our leaner workflow.
Owner & Project Manager @ Premium IT Solutions
With ActiveCollab, I can easily check what happened the day before and get the clear picture of what is happening in the company. What’s more, ActiveCollab helps me each day and keeps me regularly updated, in real time.
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For teams that need to track time, organize, and invoice their projects.
You can also use the limited version of ActiveCollab for free.
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