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Design Talks: Remote Working as a Digital Nomad Freelance Designer

by Luboš Volkov

We chat with Toptal Design Lead Lubos Volkov—who’s worked remotely his whole career—about tips and strategies for balancing life, work, and the pleasure of a remote setting.

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Yours Truly, Freelance Design Advice

by Micah Bowers

It wasn’t easy, but you looked uncertainty in the eye and made the biggest bet of your career. Now what? We’ve got an encouraging word for new freelancers and anyone who’s braved self-employment.

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Design Talks: The Pursuit of Value-based Design with Nick Disabato

by Miklos Philips

This week’s guest on Toptal Design Talks is Nick Disabato who discusses value-based design, an expansion of the design process that focuses on specific business needs.

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Work Smarter with These Freelance Designer Tips

by Isaac Kadosh

Poor client management can cost designers work and damage reputations. By proactively managing project expectations and responsibilities early, designers can build great relationships with their clients.

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How to Effectively Navigate Egos in Design

by Bree Chapin

Many a promising project can be stymied by unyielding personalities, inflexible attitudes, and big egos. Learn to navigate these tricky waters with grace and professionalism.

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30 Tips on Remote Lifestyle and Design from the Toptal Network

by Wojciech Dobry

Working as a remote freelance designer poses special challenges while presenting unique opportunities. Here, some of Toptal’s top designers share their expertise on everything from the remote work lifestyle to expert design tips.

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Design for Reality, Not Glory

by Michael Abehsera

Designers often choose ego over reality when creating redesigns to boost their portfolio and career. Instead, they should focus on small and local businesses, and—more importantly—always be learning.

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Get Inspired with These Data Visualizations

by Kent Mundle

If data isn’t shown properly, it’s essentially useless. No one wants to spend hours trying to interpret data. But clever, interactive, intuitive visualizations can massively differentiate designers.

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Write or Fade Away as a Designer

by Michael Abehsera

Freelance designers need to take advantage of any way they can to better leverage their skills to enhance their career. Writing is one of the highest ROI skills designers can master.

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