working remotely as the new standard

Working Remotely as the New Standard

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It seems to me that if all your work is done by computer, there’s isn’t much to keep you from working remotely, especially graphic designers. Long-standing businesses with dedicated servers on-site filled with years of assets & files may have complications, sure, but plenty of workarounds exist to suite most office jobs. Maybe I’m just bitter about so many graphic design job listings in Los Angeles & New York City while I’m stuck in Charlotte for the next few years. On the flip side, design is rated among the top fields for remote working, & for freelancing it’s almost a … Continued

do not work for free, nor ask for free work

Work for Free

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Today I saw an advice video from online mega marketplace Etsy aimed toward those who want to open a shop on the platform. Not at all out of place, nor strange that particular video is from 2012. What did stick out to me was the sentence, “Models will often work for free.” This advice video is all about using models for product photography, product photography being The Number One Important Thing for Online Stores. Most of the advice is solid, albeit vague & not highly actionable. But the notion of working for free gets under my skin. Is this a … Continued