There has been a monumental shift in the design atmosphere, where more and more designers are moving into freelance work. In the UK alone, freelancing has grown 14% in the past decade and 34% of the U.S workforce are now working as freelancers.
It’s not hard to understand why, there are a bunch of appealing aspects to working freelance. From the ability to work on a range of projects for an array of different industries at once, to being your own boss, choosing your rates and picking your hours.
The only downside of being a freelance designer? The drag of constantly finding work. In a recent survey by Contently, 34% of freelancers said that securing enough work was their biggest daily obstacle.
Luckily there’s a new wave of sites to help you find great projects to work on, with honest and up-front information about fees and pricing. We’ve picked out 6 of the best sites to keep your project pipeline topped up.
“Recruitment agencies have long felt broken and in need of disrupting.”
Here’s a list of the best, new age, design recruiter alternatives to get you where you want to be: