Know any sites like for web designers? Any advice?
Thread poster: Laura Gentili

Laura Gentili  Identity Verified
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A friend of mine, a senior graphic designer specialized in creating Web and user interfaces, would like to try and find freelance work through the Internet. What tips would you give him? Do you know of any sites like ProZ for Web designers? Any input would be greatly appreciated. Many many thanks.


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Henry Dotterer
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guru, freeagent, elance, maybe also hotdispatch Apr 3, 2002

all followed by \".com\"

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Maya Jurt  Identity Verified
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Hi Laura,

I can\'t give you any tips, because I am not a web designer, but there is a site (I think it is for free) that has a lot of creative jobs to offer. Have a look:

Hope that helps.

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Dr. Stephan Pietzko  Identity Verified
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Hi Laura,

your friend should check out these links (paid membership) (free membership, so far)

There are many offers for web designers. I can\'t tell how the rates are, though.

Hope that helps a bit.

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Paulo Celestino Guimaraes  Identity Verified
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experts on the web Apr 3, 2002

experts on the web dot com

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Ursula Peter-Czichi  Identity Verified
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freelancework Apr 4, 2002

This one costs quite a bit.

So does

There have been some negative reports on elance recently.

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elance Apr 4, 2002

I registered on elance last December and I\'ll probably cancel my registration - maybe valuable for programming or design but not for translation.

First, almost no translation jobs and, because of the non-hidden bidding system, you can see stuff like \"I would like to quote you a low bid of $0.015 per word in order to gain feedback\" and some \"agencies\" even quote around $0.04 - 0.05 per word, knowing they will have to give around 7% back to elance and pay translators.

Other problem due to that system: some people bid twice to get in line with lower bids...


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