You’ve been working your way through your Industrial Design Degree and you have just landed your first paid freelance industrial design gig. Its probably not cutting edge innovation or design – its more likely that its along the lines of a bit of drafting, designing rip offs of the latest air freshener or some sort of simple mechanism. Whatever the case, you’re ecstatic. You can certainly do the technical side of the work, however you are suddenly faced with a new set of problems. How much do you charge, how do you act professionally and make sure it all turns out well in the end?