Independent Agency Contract of Agreement


This form submission qualifies as an agreement (the “Agreement”) made by and between Padron & Co.  (the Agency) formerly Padron Design Studio LLC and the Client specified. In consideration of the mutual agreement made herein, both parties agree as follows:


The Agency agrees to produce any future project materials (the “Work”) at the request of the Client at their selected rate, be it hourly or a discounted retainer rate. Retainers require a minimum of 10-20 hours a month to be paid at the beginning of the month. Delivery of all Work will be completed by a mutually agreed deadline. Agency agrees that they will be the sole author of the Work, which will be original work and free of plagiarism. Agency will cooperate with Client in editing and otherwise reviewing the Work prior to completion and launch.


Agency acknowledges that they may receive or have access to information which relates to the Client’s past, present, or future products, vendor lists, creative works, marketing strategies, pending projects/proposals, and other proprietary information. Agency agrees to protect the confidentiality of the Client’s proprietary information and all physical forms thereof, whether disclosed to Agency before this Agreement is signed or afterward. Unless strict confidentiality is requested by Client in advance of the establishment of this contract, Agency can display materials and final work created for Client on the Agency’s website. Client has the right to display, reproduce, or resell the work to a private third party as part of a body of work.


Client agrees to pay 100% of the amount within 30 days of receipt of invoice for hourly rates or at the beginning of each month for retainer rates. Agency is responsible for the payment of all federal, state, and/or local taxes with respect to the services they perform for the client as an independent contractor. The Client will not treat Agency’s employees as their own employees for any purpose. The Agency reserves the right to raise their rate to a mutually agreed amount after one year of this Agreement, unless superseded by an ongoing Retainer agreement.


Upon acceptance of the Work, Client accepts responsibility for any further processes in which this work is used (e.g. printing, uploading to platforms, distribution to base, etc.). Agency is not responsible for errors in this work or projects related to this work after acceptance of the Work by the Client and after payment is received.


Both parties understand that Client or Agency may terminate the service at any time if, for any reason, the relationship is deemed unsatisfactory by either party. Upon written or verbal cancellation, Client is responsible for payment for all expenses incurred and any work done towards the completion of the project based on the percentage of the project completed that is determined by Agency. Should Client cancel the project following its completion, Client is responsible for full payment as per the agreed upon estimate plus all expenses incurred, if applicable. In the event of cancellation, Agency retains ownership of all copyrights and original work created.


Client promises to pay for the services rendered by Agency for the Work as agreed upon. By submitting this form, Client agrees they have read, understood, and are considered legally bonded to these terms.

Padron & Co
650 North Sam Houston Parkway East, #550
Houston, TX 77060