How to Find Offline Clients and Local Design Contracts

There’s been a distinct focus on large companies in the design world. While freelancers and small design firms often work extensively with small companies and local businesses, the large majority of designers seem to aspire to work with major corporations and international companies. It makes sense from an income perspective – after all, the money is better with bigger companies, right?

Not always. As tempting as those six-figure design budgets and large projects may be, the majority of big business design contracts tend to fall into the hands of an in-house design team. With a huge number of designers desperate for work, mega-corporations and once lucrative sources of work just aren’t that interested in working with another firm anymore, preferring to manage design internally.

View Post …