Subject: Beginners guide to becoming a fashion freelancer
Check our my latest guest article with Fashion United on ‘A beginners guide to becoming a fashion freelancer’. You know the drill… here is SOME of the article, but if you wanna get the full shi-bang then you can find a link to the full piece below. We love FashionUnited therefore think you should go give their site a nosy anyway. Enjoy x
Throughout university and school I’d never heard the term freelancer, I didn’t know what it was or what it entailed. However, in the fashion industry, the term is commonly used to describe someone who works for themselves and can be hired on a casual basis for set projects or specific work based on their skill set. This type of work lifestyle is increasingly popular with many opting for a more independent, spontaneous way of working. Could this be an option for you?
Of course, like most things there are advantages to this style of working, however it is not for everyone. You have to be extremely adaptable, personable, a great communicator and willing to work on short deadlines. Employers that are looking to hire freelancers for certain projects have high expectations and , However it can be great opportunity to experience and get to know multiple companies.
Freelance work can be found on a range of different fashion jobs websites but you can also find freelancer specific websites hosting work opportunities including: Upwork, Freelancer, and Peopleperhour. Glancing over the roles on offer you will quickly recognise what is required for each position and what opportunities are out there in the industry.
Popular freelance jobs in fashion include, designer, seamstress, influencer marketer, marketer and graphic designers.
If this style of working is something you’d be interested in then make sure you’re thinking about the following:
1. Find your niche. What skill sets can you offer companies and brands on a freelance basis?
and thats all your getting folks. For the full article head on over to FashionUnited