How Harvest helps design teams

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Easy time tracking

When the creative juices are flowing, there’s no time for time tracking. Harvest does the tedious work for you by tracking time spent on each task, so you can focus on creating great design.

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Powerful insights

Do you know if you’re spending too much time in meetings and not enough time creating? Harvest reports provide unique insights into previous projects, so you can optimize your time and produce the best results.

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Fast invoicing

Creativity can’t be rushed, but getting paid quickly is always a plus. Harvest transforms your tracked time and expenses into invoices that clients can easily pay online — so you can move on to the next design.

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Time Tracking

Keep the creativity flowing and Harvest will keep you on track

Manually tracking time can hinder your ability to focus on design. Harvest’s intuitive time trackers and reminders make it easy to track working hours — from wherever your team is.


“You can’t just focus on doing really great creative without having the fundamentals to keep your business healthy. Harvest helps us stay mindful of smart business practices which enables us to focus on great creative work.”

Steve Watson, co-founder of Turnstyle


Actionable insights that lead to better time management

Wish you had more time to do the work you love? Harvest’s detailed reports provide insights to help you learn where your time is going, improve task management, and give the creativity room to breathe. 

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Seamless invoicing that helps you get paid fast

Your hard work deserves swift payment — and Harvest makes it easy to get paid. We automatically transform hours into invoices your happy customers can pay online. 



Helping designers thrive since 2006

Harvest helps me see where we've been profitable and where we've been burned in the past. It's good intel that touches so many different parts of the business essentially.
Juliette Bogus
President of Inspire Agency
We have no desire to switch from Harvest because it’s so robust in its ability to manage the sheer complexity of work that is required to be done.
Aaron Charles
Co-Founder of The Charles
We needed something that worked, something super simple, because we don’t want to have to teach people how to use it as part of onboarding.
Nick Frandsen
Co-founder, Dovetail
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Time management is a critical factor of boosting productivity in design projects, and using an automatic time tracking tool is a great way to save time and optimize business practices. Harvest offers employee time tracking software that allows you to track time, gain insights from past projects, and get paid for your work — all in one convenient place.
    Not only does Harvest improve time management by tracking hours spent on a project, but it also provides visual reports that show how much time was spent on previous projects so you can analyze the results and plan for better time management for future jobs.
    If you'd like to try Harvest for free, we recommend signing up for a free 30-day trial to unlock all of the great features and see for yourself the value of signing up for a Pro account.
  • As a designer working to optimize your team practices, using project management tools to track employee hours and billing rates instead of relying on manual time tracking is a good idea. There are several time clock and expense tracking apps to choose from online, but it's important to choose one that works best for your needs.
    Harvest is a great time tracking tool for teams of all sizes because it has everything your team needs to keep track of hours and projects in real-time. For starters, it provides intuitive time tracking software that's easy to adopt and flexible enough for all types of teams. It also measures project profitability and provides detailed reports in real-time so you can better plan for future jobs.
    Employees can use it across all types of mobile apps, making it easy to capture their time and submit timesheet approval from wherever they work. Since it's integrated with the popular tools your team already knows and loves, there's no issue getting started. Plus, you can create automated reminders to help them build smart habits and capture powerful insights.
    Speaking of insights, Harvest takes your time tracking data and turns it into a wide selection of visual reports. These help keep projects running smoothly and your team supported by providing insights into time and billing hours. See for yourself and get started with a free trial — no credit card required.

  • Harvest's employee time tracking software is affordable for teams of all sizes. For just $10.80 a month per user, you can track time across unlimited projects for an unlimited number of team members. For less than $11, you'll receive more than just time tracking:
    • Time tracking: Team members can start and stop timers with one click across all devices.
    • Reminders: Your team will never have to worry about forgetting to track time or losing hours worked, because you can create custom reminders to help them build smart habits.
    • Invoicing: Your tracked time and expenses are automatically transformed into accurate invoices.
    • Online Payments: Harvest's integrations with Stripe and PayPal allow you to accept payments from your customers online.
    • Reporting: Harvest creates detailed reports with insights into your budgets, time spent, team capacity, expenses, and more.
    • Integrations: Your team will have no issue getting started with Harvest because we integrate with the popular apps they already know and use in their regular workday.
    • Budgets: Track your budgets along with your time, and if a project is in danger of running off track, Harvest will alert you.
    • Cost Tracking: Drill down into the details and see how much every project costs to complete.
    • Expenses: You can add project expenses in just a few clicks, and even attach photos of receipts with ease. 
    Harvest also provides a free plan for smaller teams and lighter project loads.
  • Time tracking software is an online tool that advertising and marketing teams of all sizes use to measure how much time is spent on projects and tasks. Harvest works in the background without interrupting the work of your team, allowing them to focus on producing great marketing campaigns. You can either start and stop the timer as you work, or fill in the timesheets at the end of each day or week.
    You can also use time tracking software to accurately invoice and bill advertising customers. You can also generate reports to gain time management insights and allocate resources. Regardless of the need, time tracking apps are used to:

    • Measure project time
    • Boost productivity
    • Keep projects running smoothly and accurately

    For a better look into how a time tracking tool like Harvest works, get started with a free trial today and see for yourself — no credit card required