Freelance Digital Designers don’t just make things pretty, they take into account design theory and principles, taking a strategic approach to effectively convey your message. Gaining a breadth of creative knowledge as a result of working with multiple clients across various industries, designers they give you the experience and expertise needed to optimise your design to improve the overall experience of your users. Working directly with a freelancer, ensures you get personal attention to your project, enabling you to both deliver quickly. They also have the opportunity to move quicker than an in-house team, as they can be flexible with their hours.
Digital designers combine their creativity and technical skills to produce digital graphics for computer and electronic games, websites, movie special effects, and more. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Any kind of design that appears online in a digital format (on an app, website etc.), rather than in print, is classed as digital design.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a freelance digital designer. This includes:
Time — Freelancers can save you time, when you already have enough on your plate. You need to take into account the amount of time it takes to come up with a design, that is best going to reflect your brand. A professional designer can come up with a design concept in a quarter of the time, with a much better end result.
Skills/knowledge — You know a few tricks in Photoshop, but your lack of deeper design knowledge is creating bottlenecks and blockers. This is especially important if you want a complete overhaul, and you need help from someone with end to end experience of your digital design.
Ideas — Sitting down with a designer may give you a fresh perspective on your business and ideas. Their job is to take all your knowledge and ideas and create material that will resonate with your customers.
Results driven — Hiring a designer will help you achieve your goals. A well-presented website will help guide your users through the buying process, helping with conversions. Digital material that is well-designed will reach more people and convert your leads into customers.
Freelance digital designers have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes found in elite designers include:
Each of our design experts 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 digital designer in 2019 ranged between £150 and £600, with the average day rate being £285.