Corporate houses are required to make a huge impact with their presentations and hence it needs to be solid and error proof. A professional for designing the same is required. There must be many questions running through your head like why, when and whom should we hire as a presentation professional. Since each organization has different pre-requisites of their own, it is essential that a company is provided with the right customization at its disposal so that they can make constructive use of advanced effects lent by professionals in their presentations.
But to answer the above questions, we will first discuss who presentation professionals are.
A presentation professional is someone with a graphic design background and can easily use the presentation software to use the visual communication skills. This is the basic difference between a presentation designer and someone who can use the PowerPoint to make the presentations. They work behind the scenes by taking all the important information and data from the companies to give the best in class presentation. PowerPoint provides endless features that can be put on the slides that not many people are aware of and hence arises the need for presentation professionals to display their sense of knowledge and create a positive impact.
Why hire a presentation professional?
When a lot is at stake and you have to make sure you leave a lasting impression on the client with no room for mistakes, it becomes imperative that you hire someone who can help you achieve the desired goal. For starters, the presentation professional makes sure that the presentation is set up for the screen 70’ wide and 16’ tall. Not just that, but a presentation professional will make sure that the presentation is consistent across all the presenters and that none of the slides have the overlapping or contradicting content. The templates that the professional will set up for you will only make your job easier.
When to hire a professional?
Companies invest a lot of time and money in core business; they need to understand that it is not enough. They will have to invest money to make sure that the idea and concept behind the product are delivered across the board effectively. The best time to hire a professional is when you cannot afford not to hire a professional. Understanding your needs, a presentation professional will not only give you a pretty design but a presentation that will ide allnclu the details in a systematic way while making sure you are getting the communication delivered effectively, helping you achieve the goal.
Whom to hire?
The confusion between hiring an independent designer, a boutique designer, an agency or a big house can be intimidating. We help you in making your decision easier:
A boutique studio or an independent designer can offer you more range of the designs as they work with different set of clients regularly. Their experience is not limited to designs but also on various presentation software like Keynote, Prezi etc.
Big companies will be able to provide you a larger access to tool and experience than a small company. By saying ‘small company’ we are indicating the number of manpower involved.
Details that a professional requires
Companies that are aware how this works, send all the details up front. If it the first time for a company to hire a professional for making the presentation, the best thing for a professional would be to ask as many questions as possible. There is some checklist of questions available that can help one in making sure one have all the necessary data and information required for the assignment. Make sure you are aware of the timeline.
How much does it cost?
The cost may vary depending upon the number of slides and the time involved. Some professional bill the project based on the number of slides while some bill it on the hourly basis.