Freelancers can have a tough time getting noticed, with the competition fierce and many clients now choosing alternative routes of design, such as stock templates or crowdsourcing, freelance designers have to compete for every client they get. Word of mouth and referrals can help a lot, but one of the surefire ways to get hired is to have an explosive and dynamic freelance portfolio.
This post showcases 30 freelance portfolios that will catch your eye with the design and keep you captivated by the work showcased there, from designers, illustrators and developers around the globe.
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1. Ed Peixoto
Brazilian web designer and art director.
Designer, animator and illustrator who does what he loves.
3. Andre Weier
Web and graphic designer living in Neuenrade, Germany.
Amsterdam based freelance web designer, photographer and occasional painter.
5. Gummi Sig
Iceland based international corporate website designer.
6. 45 Royale
Web design and graphic artists from Canton, Georgia.
Brooklyn, New Yorker with a clean style and a passion for usability and beauty.
Icon and web designer living in Helena, Montana.
Services from this California designer range from identity to flash programming.
10. Pauline Osmont
specializes in web design, graphic design and illustration. Many other talents.
11. Shannon Moeller
Creative mixture of graphics and web design centered in Boulder, Colorado.
12. Craig Shields
Exciting Lincoln University Undergraduate who specializes in the digital arts and illustration.
13. Pete Harrison
Designer from Torquay, UK with a striking site.
Gainesville, Florida based creative expert specializing in making websites grow.
15. Alexey Abramov
Graphic designer and identity creator living in Moscow.
An interactive designer based in Riga, Latvia.
17. Trevor Hutchison
Perth, Australia based graphic designer.
18. James McDonald
Interface deisnger from Glasgow, Scotland.
19. Carl Rosekilly
Front end web design, stationery and brochures highlight this Blackpool, England designer.
20. Jan Tonellato
Web, interaction, print, logo and corporate designer from Paris, France
The personal site of a logo and site designer in Kansas City.
22. Jonno Riekwel
Interface designer from Rotterdam, The Netherlands who specializes in CSS and HTML.
23. Simon Collison
Author, illustrator and speaker based in Nottingham, England.
24. Doug Bowman
Creative director for Twitter who has a passion for clean design and typography.
25. Jina Bolton
Developer, author, designer and speaker residing in San Francisco.
26. David Lanham
Illustrator in both traditional and digital media based in Central Florida.
27. Jeff Croft
Graphic designer and web standards designer from Seattle, Washington.
28. David Airey
Brand identity designer and design author from Northern Ireland.
29. Elena Savitskaya
London based web and graphic designer.
Illustrator, graphic designer and web developer in San Francisco, California.