Free Time Tracker for Design Studios

The most popular time tracking software for design studios. Track billable time, projects, and budgets, plan resources, calculate costs, and manage resources - all in one tool.

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Everything you need to manage a design studio

Track billable time

Employees can track time using an online timer, or enter how much they've worked manually.

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Monitor budgets

Set time estimate or fixed monetary budget on client projects, and compare it against your hourly rates and time you've tracked.

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Calculate profitability

Set billable rates and labor cost rates, and later compare what you pay your team vs what you charge client, and see who's your most profitable client or employee.

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Plan resources

Visualize projects and milestones on a timeline, assign team members, and see who's available.

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Invoice work

Create and send invoice to client based on tracked billable time and expenses.

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How to manage your design studio with Clockify

Step 1

Create an account

Sign up for free

Step 2

Set up projects

Create projects, categorize them by clients, and create tasks.

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Step 3

Invite team

You can have an unlimited number of users for free (developers, designers, managers, clients).

Step 4

Track time

Your team can track time using a timer or enter their time manually. They can track time in the browser, via desktop and mobile apps, or inside your project management tool.

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Step 5

Set hourly rates

Set billable and labour rates for employees and projects, and then compare profit.

client rates and labor costs
Step 6

Track progress

Set estimates for tasks and projects, and later compare estimated vs tracked.

Project status lets you compare estimated vs tracked time and track budget
Step 7

Record expenses

Log business related expenses, by amount or by unit. Later you can include them in project budget and invoices.

Expense tracking
Step 8

Track time off

Request or approve employee time off, and manage company policies in one place.

Time off feature in Clockify (screenshot)
Step 9

Plan work ahead

Define who needs to work on what and when, and see who can take more work.

Schedule projects and shifts
Step 10

Run reports

Break down data however you need, and share a link to it with your client.

Download report samples: PDFCSVExcel

PDF time exports

Design studio management features

Time tracking

Track time using a timer or add manually in a timesheet.

Hourly rates

Billable and labour cost rates for projects and users.


Record project related expenses and receipts.


Invoice tracked time and expenses, and manage invoice status.


Time estimates and fixed-fee budgets for projects and tasks.

Time off

Track vacations and available time off days.


Plan who works on what and who's available.


Compare billable vs non-billable hours to identify time sinks.


Share links to live reports with your client.

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