How to Freelance in UX Design: The Complete Starter Kit

Interested in freelancing, but don’t know where to start? Join us to learn the keys to find, plan, and complete successful freelance UX jobs
Thu September 1, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

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Interested in freelance UX design, but not sure how to get started?

Freelance UX Design projects can be an awesome way to level up your skills, experience, and career, but they also present a bunch of new challenges and questions. You don’t need to learn every lesson “the hard way”. Join us, and we’ll walk through some of the most important things you need to know to find, scope, and complete successful UX projects.
Who is this for?
UX Designers of any level

who are interested in exploring freelance UX projects

What we'll learn
What we'll create

Get Experience With In Demand UX Skills

Thu September 1, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
$25
or FREE with Membership
Beginner Friendly
Perfect for learning and practicing UX Skills
Live on Zoom
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Resources and Templates

To kickstart your freelance career

Workshop Highlights

Real skills , taught by an expert instructor

Joe Formica

Founder, Bitesize UX
Joe has taught UX Design at General Assembly in New York for six years as a Distinguished Faculty Member, and has created and taught Entrepreneurship courses at Fordham University Business School. Through these roles, he has worked with thousands of designers-in-training to help them take the next steps in their career.

In addition to teaching, Joe has been a self-employed Senior Product Designer for the past eight years. He has worked with dozens of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to new startups, where he has played an integral role in their growth and success. Joe believes that there is no substitute for learning by doing - all Bitesize courses are hands-on, project based, and beginner friendly. If you take a class with Joe, you’re guaranteed to walk out with a tangible project that you're proud to show off to the world. Joe works every day to solve "need experience to get experience" problem that prevents people from exploring new skills, roles, and careers in technology, and believes that learning as an adult should be exciting, fun, and rewarding - not daunting.

Step-by-Step Workshop Agenda

Complete an awesome project with hands-on guidance from an expert instructor

  • ✍️ ✍️
    Welcome!

    Get started with an introduction to some of the skills and tools we'll be using in the workshop

  • πŸ’Ό πŸ’Ό
    How to Identify Great Freelance Jobs

    We'll start by talking about how to identify the right freelance jobs - ones that will help you make some money, gain some experience, and help you excel in your UX career.

  • πŸ‘“ πŸ‘“
    How (and Where) to Find These Jobs

    Learn where to find these jobs, and how to leverage your personal and professional network to land your first gig.

  • πŸ§–πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ§–πŸ½β€β™€οΈ
    5 Minute Break!

    Chill out, grab some water, and stretch before we jump back into the workshop!

  • ✍️ ✍️
    You Got the Gig! Now What?

    We'll walk through the process of scoping out a job - everything from timelines to expectations, contracts, and how to lead and facilitate meetings and goals with your clients.

  • πŸ“± πŸ“±
    Expert Tips & Tricks

    After seeing the freelance process from start to finish, we'll share some common mistakes, and tips on how to avoid them

  • ✌️✌️
    Next Steps

    Get templates, resources, and simple guidelines to give you the tools and clarity you need to get started, with as little headache as possible

Reviews and Compliments

Here's what other designers had to say about this workshop

"I really appreciated how Joe focused on each specific step of the process"
"I really appreciated how Joe focused on each specific step of the process"
Gary, Junior UX Designer
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Joe did a fantastic job outlining his process for making sure any freelance job taken had a reasonable scope and pay rate.
"I liked how Joe provided pros and cons when it came to pricing structures"
"I liked how Joe provided pros and cons when it came to pricing structures"
Michael, UX Beginner
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I think this workshop provides a great and thorough introduction into the world of freelance UX work. The general insight, real world examples, pros & cons, and his resource tools allows you to take what you learn and start applying to find and work with clients. I recommend this workshop!
"Helpful information, with clear steps and instructions"
"Helpful information, with clear steps and instructions"
Amy, Beginner UX Designer
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If you're looking to improve your chances or approach to Freelancing as a UX Designer, this workshop will help you build a quick foundation on how to go about it more intelligently and avoid some mistakes that Joe has made in the past.
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