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Start Your Journey as a Freelance Graphic Designer

via Skillshare


This class covers the transition to setting yourself up as a professional freelance graphic designer; How will you find the right clients? How will they find you? How should you build your portfolio? Everyone has to start somewhere, and rather than feel like you are ‘jumping in the deep end’ with no idea which direction to head - this class will help remove the guesswork. You’ll soon be planning your own route to success via some of the following steps;

  • Creating an action plan and goals with realistic expectations
  • Niché down and decide what to specialise in
  • Finding effective ways to add the RIGHT type of project to your portfolio
  • Get the most out of your existing network
  • How to structure your pricing
  • How to pitch and win
  • Freelancing business best practice

This class is for anyone looking to go freelance, from recent graduates and self-taught graphic designers to those already working for an agency or business who are thinking about freelancing. 


  • Introduction
  • Which Route to Take?
  • The Law of Attraction
  • Principles of a Strong Portfolio
  • Pricing
  • Scoring the Right Clients
  • Your Existing Network
  • PItch and Win
  • Business Tips
  • Conclusion

Taught by

Jason Miller


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