Design school taught me the basics on how to use the right software, how to mock projects up, and the best practices of being a designer. They teach you to forget your style and try to be a blank canvas, as clean as possible to fit in with the corporate world, but they failed to mention what working as a freelancer would be like. The following are true client stories about how I learned through trial and error the best and worst practices of being a freelancer.

The Scope Creeper

Have you ever had a client that just keeps coming up with new ideas after you’re well past the sketches phase? Or maybe they’ve added on more pieces to the project at the end. Have you ever heard : “Just one more round of edits and it will be perfect”? If you’ve felt the nightmare and slight discomfort in your…

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