FINDING FREELANCE CLIENTS AS A GRADUATE ILLUSTRATOR

Graduate freelance jobs can seem few and far between when you’re starting out as an illustrator and want to build a solid portfolio and client base. We’ve spoken to fellow freelance illustrators, both newly graduated and experienced souls, to find out more about finding freelance clients as a graduate.

FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY JOBS: BUILDING YOUR CLIENT LIST

Freelance photography jobs don't come easy so when you land one, hold onto it. We recently conducted a study to see how freelance photographers in their first year grew their business. The importance of the first few freelance photography jobs was vital to their survival so we wanted to share our knowledge. Here's how to build your freelance photography client list the right way.

MODELLING JOBS: A SOCIAL MEDIA REVOLUTION

Modelling jobs are finding their way into the strangest of places. Big brand names are bypassing model agencies and using online platforms or social media to scout for new talent. Agencies themselves have been tapping into social media for a while now to scout for talent and last year IMG models ran a global search to find the next big thing via Instagram. So if you're a freelance model looking for paid modelling jobs or want to get signed to a modelling agency, knowing what to do and which platform to use can make all the difference. 

PHOTOGRAPHER JOBS: A CHANGING MARKET

Photographer jobs are highly coveted with more and more photographers entering the market. The good news is that photographic content has never been in more demand as it is today. The bad news is that stock image sites and amateur photographers are eating into pro photographer jobs across the board. So how do photographers land paid jobs and develop their business? 

VIDEOGRAPHER JOBS: PITCH WITH CONFIDENCE

Videography jobs cover a multitude of sectors and as video becomes more popular within the working world, there’s never been a better time to offer video as a professional service. A CEO of a leading marketing agency once told me, "if you’ve started using video for your business this year,  you’re already 3 years too late." So what’s the best way to procure these videography jobs?

MEDIA MAKEUP JOBS: TV & FILM

Media makeup jobs are gold dust and extremely hard to land but fear not, we're going to show you how! Film and TV house some of the most sought after media makeup jobs in the industry. The draw of the big and small screen for a media makeup artist is very enticing and with new productions popping up in not only London, New York, but all over the globe every week, there are a lot of media makeup jobs out there. But how to land them and get paid is the question all media makeup artists want to know. Let's take a look.

STYLIST JOBS: DRESSING THE WORLD YOUR WAY

Stylist jobs can find found in the industry and private sectors depending on your approach. Fashion stylists often work on editorial shoots to improve their stylist portfolio and showcase their knowledge of upcoming trends and how to piece them together. Personal stylists tend to work with the general public and are paid for their service. Here’s our guide to Stylist jobs in both sectors.

FREELANCE TIPS FOR THE NEW YEAR

Happy New Year one and all. Another Christmas break comes to an end and focus quickly shifts back to work. The freelance industry, like most sectors, slows down during the festive break and will take a little while to rev up again this January so what can freelancers do to maximise this time of year? Well, plenty. Take a look at our top tips on tackling the first month of the year.

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