It’s common for a young designer or design student to kick off their career as a creative through freelance work– especially in the entertainment graphics industry.
Many students earning their Graphic Design/Entertainment degree at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising improve their skillset by designing movie posters and key art through paid internships or freelance work prior to applying for full time jobs.
Freelance is a careful balance of meeting your clients’ expectations and your own needs as a designer. Check out this article “13 Breeds Of Freelancer And How To Up Your Game” by Jack Night for freelance design tips.
As the title suggests, the article pinpoints 13 common “types” of freelancers. Do you recognize any of these bad habits? From the “Pushover Freelancer” to the “Too-Cool” Freelancer, check out advice and tips for improving your client relationships in this humorous and informative article. (Click here to read the full article.)
1. The Artiste Freelancer
2. The Payin’-The- Bills Freelancer
3. The Pushover Freelancer
4. The AWOL Freelancer
5. The I-Did-It- My-Way Freelancer
6. The Hit’n’Miss Freelancer
7. The Blame- Game Freelancer
8. The Constant- Excuses Freelancer
9. The Hidden-Costs Freelancer
10. The I-Can’t- Finish-This Freelancer
11. The Too-Cool Freelancer
12. The Big Business Freelancer
13. The No Business Skills Freelancer
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