January 11, 2017

Business development

Current web trends and standards is something that every web or UX designer should continuously have their eye on. Read magazines. Follow relevant blogs. Network. Attend meetups. I know it's a big ask to stay on top of everything, but something to consider nonetheless if you plan to stand out in your work!

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November 29, 2016

Life as a Freelance Web Designer in Berlin

Working as a web designer for an agency is pretty straightforward. A set salary will arrive in your bank account each month. You will have set working hours. You don’t have to worry about finding new clients. The agency does all that for you. You just need to clock in, perform your duties and clock off. Becoming a freelance web designer in Berlin is quite different.

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November 17, 2016

8 Things to look for when hiring a UX Designer

Simply by taking a look at the UX Designer's online portfolio, it's easy to get a sense of the standard of work on offer. You can then decide if it fits with your company's vision. It's also a good idea to verify that the work is in fact original. Normally there would be a "UX Design Berlin" reference note in the footer or elsewhere. Ask for contactable references, to get a sense of how the designer works with teams or alone.

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November 15, 2016

What to look for in a Web Design Agency

There is a lot to be said for opting for a local web design agency or freelancer. Especially when it comes to the design of your website. Designers who are based locally are easier to work with. Why? Because a) they are in the same time zone and b) you can have an in-person meeting with them if you wish.

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