We know that the work of a designer is much more complex than just making things look good, his work is a delicate balance between appearance and functionality. But if you thought that the adaptation of a designer to the digital world was a piece of cake, let us tell you that it is not like that. Here we share 7 platforms any designer should know about.
Coroflot is a company created and directed by designers. The site connects designers with potential job opportunities in a variety of areas of design, including graphics, user experience, fashion, illustration, architecture, industrial design, and 3D modeling. The site focuses on the prominent design, and the use of the site is free. Designers will also benefit from advice on design portfolio, hiring suggestions and salary surveys.
Did you know that Dribbble is not only a great source of inspiration for design, but that it also offers lots of high-quality resources? We are talking about icons, fonts, vector illustrations, patterns, and textures. Get an account to start taking advantage of the hidden treasure of free Dribbble resources.
This intelligent platform helps companies and individuals to find talented independent designers ready to realize their vision. Small businesses and startups in all parts of the world use this service to obtain the graphic design of logos, business cards, t-shirts, websites, and more. Designers from all over the world compete with their colleagues in design competitions to win prizes, improve their skills and establish relationships with new clients.
Initially known as a network of freelance software engineers, Toptal recently announced the launch of Toptal Designers, a major expansion of its network. As a result of its rigorous selection process, Toptal guarantees that only the best freelance designers are admitted to its network (its acceptance rate is 3%). This process, together with the so-called custom-matching process, that is, an exact combination gives them the confidence to offer their clients risk-free trial periods in their work commitments. Start with Toptal if you are looking for the highest quality digital designers that exist.
More than four million potential clients are waiting for you at Upwork, where you can find job offers related to the development of online and mobile apps, design, marketing, customer service, writing, and translation, etc. As in other platforms of this style, creating a user profile is free, but the service charges a commission (10%) of each payment received. Also, there are several Premium profile options with extra features.
With more than 100,000 employees and an active customer base of 1.4 million people in 140 countries, Shutterstock is the most recognized "stock photography" agency providing companies and individuals with quality visual materials ranging from photographs, vector illustrations, videos, and even music. Founded in 2003, Shutterstock manages an immense library of more than 90 million royalty-free photos, illustrations, and vector graphics. You can choose between different plans to obtain extended copyright licenses, available for individuals or companies.
Founded in 2009, Fiverr is undoubtedly the largest market for creative and professional services on the web. Fiverr is an Internet site that allows users to buy and sell products or services (such as design, graphics, user experience, fashion, illustration, architecture, industrial design, and 3D modeling) for a price of US $5.There is no need to negotiate prices or worry too much about hiring the right person for a job since there are many options and resources at Fiverr for various tasks such as graphic design logo design and more.