Monthly Archives: February 2010

Clients! Stop searching for a designer/developer!

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As an emerging freelance designer I take some time every now and then to do some project hunting and it is starting to drive me insane. I am not losing my mind due to the time consumed or a lack of success but rather for contacting potential clients under false pretenses. Please forgive me but when you post a job requesting the services of a freelance web designer my impression is that you need someone to design a website for you. All too often I come to find out that what these clients need is a web developer to build applications and scripts for their websites. And as you may assume this misunderstanding goes the other way around as well. And the coup de grâce of all is the job posting for a web Designer/Developer in where the poster assumes that everyone who designs web sites also develops them.

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