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5 places to find remote jobs online

It’s only natural to keep an eye on the job market, even if you’re a seasoned (old) freelancer like me. It’s healthy to know what opportunities are out there and the skills required to fill those roles.
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FramerX First Impressions

FramerX First Impressions I finally found time at the weekend to test out a new design / prototyping tool called FramerX. This quick blog post will cover my FramerX first impressions. What’s Framer? Framer is an interactive design tool that let’s you design UI & UX flows with typical design tools but also with code. While I’m not a very strong coder, having the ability to add an extra layer of d
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Moving home guide for designers

Moving house while working at home, a freelancers guide

Moving house is stressful, especially when you run a business from your home. Here’s my guide on how to deal with it. This year marks my 10th year of being a freelance UI & UXer – In that time I’ve moved house three times but this was the first time me and my wife Chrissy have sold and bought at the same time so it needed some extra preparation. All of these things are probably pretty obvious to
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Quitting Adobe Creative Cloud – 6 Months on

Ah Quitting Adobe Creative Cloud, challenge or relief? TL;DR – I don’t miss using Adobe Products. I’ve been a professional designer for over 15 years and for 14 out of those years I’ve been a dedicated Adobe supporter but a while back I decided that quitting Adobe Creative Cloud was the best way forward for me. First, a bit of history. I’ve worked on huge licensing brands such as Star Wa
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Invision for Designers

Why InVision is Important to UI Designers

In the beginning there was darkness, and then there was InVision. InVision is increasingly becoming part of my everyday workflow. I use it all the time. I’m almost addicted to it and this is my love letter to InVision. This is why InVision is important to UI Designers. Before we begin, I’ve recently launched my design business Bossanova. Please view some of my projects over at bossanova.io, thank you. Rig
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Be a better freelance designer

Be a better freelance designer I’ve been a freelance designer since 2008 and I can confirm, freelancing is a tough gig. I’ve worked on projects of all sizes, ranging from Exhibition Design, Branding, Licensed product design, Packaging, Print and of course, UI / UX Design. I thought I would share with you a few lessons I’ve learned to be a better freelance designer and how they will aid you in the ye
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