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Amber Koski

Ohio, USA

Graphic Designer focused on not-so-ordinary brands

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Vaibhav Khulbe


∞ Converting ideas into digital products ✓

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Hanna Woa 🔥


Brand design for determined entrepreneurs

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João Borges


Product Designer, Creative Explorer

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Myriam Phung


Need a designer? I'm a designer.

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Rajan Dave

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Product Designer & No-Code Developer.

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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Full-stack no-code designer ✨

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Khushbakht Hashim


Helping Food and Beverage Industries Stand Out🍔🎨

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Michael Moyo

South Africa

UX/UI and visual identity specialist

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Sabri Polanco

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Branding for heart-led wellness and skincare brand

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Aashlesha Parab


Creative & purposeful brand designer

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Stacey Troutman

Houston, TX, USA

Your design storyteller bestie ✨

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Nicole Cambria

Bellmore, NY, USA

I craft beautiful and engaging digital experiences

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Mary C

United States

Brand design to elevate your business

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Jonathan Wagner

San Antonio, TX, USA

Digital | Physical | Ethereal

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Roberto Espirito Santo

Lisbon, Portugal

10+ yrs multidisciplinary design leader

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Téa Rae Designs

United States

Squarespace Web Designer | Brand Identity Design

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Elvar Andri


Product Designer (UX/UI) & Digital Marketer

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Dilara Duman


Branding, UI & Poster Design 🎨

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Nikki Dunn

Los Angeles County, CA, USA

Timeless Brand + Website Design Built to Last

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Frequently asked

How much a freelance visual designer makes annually depends on their specialities, experience level, skills, and location. As freelance visual designers develop their skills, they will be able to earn a higher annual income. According to ZipRecruiter, freelance graphic designers make an average of $28.09 an hour.

How much a freelance visual designer makes annually depends on their specialities, experience level, skills, and location. As freelance visual designers develop their skills, they will be able to earn a higher annual income. According to ZipRecruiter, freelance graphic designers make an average of $28.09 an hour.

To start working as a freelance visual designer, you will want to hone your graphic design skills. As clients enjoy working with freelance visual designers who have some type of accreditation, you should consider getting a bachelor’s in graphic design or journalism. If you aren’t interested in getting a college degree, work on getting a certification in different design technologies. Adobe offers a certification program for its design software, including InDesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Illustrator. There’s many online webinars and classes you can take to learn more. After developing your skills, look for a full-time job where you can design illustrations and publish your work. Work on developing a portfolio filled with freelance work. Then create a profile on Contra to look for freelance clients and get paid commission free.

Yes, freelance visual designers get paid. They may get paid per hour, per project, or per milestone. The exact amount of money they make depends on how much they work, what type of work they take on, and how much they charge.

A freelance visual designer is in charge of developing important messages into visual mediums. They may translate a study into a graphic that illustrates important statistics. They may take a complex pricing strategy and present it in a slide deck. They may develop advertising and marketing materials, illustrations for websites, or even websites themselves. Freelance visual designers work on a variety of projects for a wide array of clients.

You and your team have enough to work on. By outsourcing important visual creation to a trained and experienced freelance visual designer, you are investing in the future of your business. Freelance visual designers can craft illustrations quickly and professionally. You need to partner with a qualified freelance visual designer to create great first impressions with your audience, reach new customers, and save you time. Freelance visual designers will save you money by making sure that you don’t waste your money on unneeded design assets. Freelance visual designers will also make you money by creating visuals that resonate with your audience and generate revenue. If you’re ready to hire the freelance visual designer your company desperately needs, then it’s time to hire on Contra.

Freelance visual designers work with clients to conceptualize different projects, like marketing campaigns, book designs, interactive projects, and so much more. They develop different design concepts through sketches, brainstorming, and exploring different layouts, typography, and color schemes. They come up with innovative ideas that fit your brand and use their insights to propel your brand even further toward your goals. They will design and revise illustrations that support your company. Freelance visual designers also run their own businesses and handle invoicing clients.

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