Ritov-Design — Freelance Design Studio
In the early 2000s, the market favored freelance work over anything else. For projects, which I wasn’t able to complete by myself, I was creating temporary project teams. Many of my clients often suggested I open my own design studio, but my dream job was to design web interfaces, and at that time, there was no demand for this kind of service.
I needed a job to support my living costs, create a strong portfolio and a solid client base.
- I was working to my full capacity, but not earning much at first.
- I wasn’t picky either and took any kind of work I could get, be it a website or a design project.
- I organized mini project teams and was in charge of client communication and payroll.
- Dozens of websites, and numerous brand identity and graphic design projects.
- Established myself as a trusted professional and received many positive reviews from my clients.
P.S. Here is my very first commercial site. I sold the design and development for $100: