A key benefit of hiring a freelance artworker is the skilled and technical input they give to support a business with the varied experience they have gained working with various clients. They provide artistic direction on projects, strategic planning, including creative and marketing services. They’re able to take creative concepts and help improve them by fixing colours, typography, consistencies, etc. A creative artworker is a highly skilled and diverse one, with tasks ranging from curating and creating corporate designs, to touching up typography and restructuring image libraries. As well as understanding design for print, an artworker also works cross-platform to provide design and graphics for websites and other digital media.
Artworkers produce print-ready products by taking a design concept from a designer and tidying it up before it is sent to print. Utilising software like Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, they ensure the material is print/ web ready, amending colours, typography, placements and any inconsistencies where necessary. With their experience, creative artworkers have a great eye for detail and are able to spot potential issues with designs that are intended to be used across a variety of media. Some responsibilities include:
Artworkers produce print-ready products by taking a design concept from a designer and tidying it up before it is sent to print.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a freelance artworker. This includes:
Time — Artworkers are experts within their field, so are able to turn projects around very quickly, and professionally. They can review material before it is sent to print, or pushed live, ensuring there are no issues.
Skills/knowledge —Artwork is a skill, built up by working on a variety of projects. With a creative experience, organisational skills and attention to detail, artworkers are able to spot potential issues with designs. This is especially important if you are printing branding material or launching graphics for the web.
Ideas — Artworkers, through their varied experience will help bring new ideas and ensure they promote your brand/products in the best way.
Teamwork — Artworkers work very closely with various stakeholders and good communication skills to ensure planning schedules run smoothly.
Freelance artworkers have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes include:
Each of our artworkers have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.
Our contracted rates for artworkers in 2019 ranged between £180 and £750, with the average day rate being £300. There have however been some contracts over £1,000 per day.
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