MEET THE EXPERTS
7CGI is a creative studio specializing in 3D visualization. Working for clients from many countries they provide photo-realistic rendering services in areas like furniture, clothing, products, architecture, and much more. The owner and founder of the company, Abdullah Al Baki, is an experienced 3D artist who wondered about a team with the same ambitions and skills as his.
That is why he started 7CGI - the studio valued by customers because of its world-class photo-realistic renderings and cost-effective approach.
IDENTIFY THE NEEDS
Making 3D visualization is a highly creative type of work. You can’t just compare one project to another because different rendering designs require different amounts of time. And the same goes for artists. One day they can do more than was estimated just to struggle with some issues the day after. That is why the founder of the 7CGI needed to find a solution to measure it somehow to bill clients accurately.
Before TimeCamp the company tried to track time on a regular Excel sheet. They were tracking time in an Excel sheet. They want to know the exact amount of time spent on specific tasks. The main challenge 7CGI had to face was to rely on information from users which was not always accurate. And it is completely normal - when you are focused on your work, you don’t want to think about filling sheets or remembering how many minutes you spent on something. Unfortunately, the results of that kind of inaccuracy can be painful for the whole company. It is very difficult to manually check if the hours logged into tasks are correct and if someone made a mistake and lost some hours or logged hours to the wrong task it is extremely hard to find. That is why you need TimeCamp for!
FIND THE SOLUTION
7CGI 3D artists started to use the TimeCamp… And it was a real game-changer! Before each artist had to log time manually which was boring and annoying. They had to know when they started and finished the task. Now it is happening automatically thanks to the desktop app which is started automatically when they start the PC. TimeCamp is easy to use, so artists didn’t have to worry about learning new software for months. They just have to remember to use the simple one-click timer to start tracking time in relevant tasks.
“That was easy to implement TimeCamp. What we love about TimeCamp most is that it has a user-friendly interface - it is easy to maneuver and finds things.”
Abdullah Al Baki
The 3D visualization studio uses TimeCamp for billing clients based on hours. Before they just estimated the time needed to finish the project. Sometimes estimations were too low and making the project profitable was a real challenge. Thanks to TimeCamp it is easier to estimate better based on the average time needed to finish similar projects in past. It helps bill clients more accurately.