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Discussion in 'Introduction Forum:' started by james81, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. james81

    james81 New Member

    I'm James, a designer based near Manchester. I have a full-time design job, and am slowly trying to build a viable freelance business in (some of) my free time! See you on the threads :)
  2. Wardy

    Wardy Well-Known Member

    Hi James, welcome to the forums.
  3. hankscorpio

    hankscorpio Moderator Staff Member

    Hi James - welcome!
  4. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to the GDF
  5. AlexC

    AlexC Member

    Hi and welcome to the forums @james81 :)

    How long have you worked with design?
  6. james81

    james81 New Member

    Thanks all! Properly, since 2003 Alex
  7. AlexC

    AlexC Member

    Then you have plenty of experience @james81 :) That's great.

    Hope you find a good freelance solution on your spare time so you can earn some good cash. As you might have noticed on some freelance platforms, there is a race to the bottom when it comes to prices. Sometimes it feels like the rock bottom prices is devaluing the whole industry. As a designer you are expected to work almost for free even though you spend a lot of time doing great designs. The expectations are different when it comes to teachers and other workers who provide services. They are not expected to work for "free".

    Best of luck!

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