Website enables graphic designers to showcase their work land gigs

on Friday,April 23,2010 13:04


In an attempt to link companies to graphic designers who are looking for work, Hatchwise has created an online platform for these jobseekers to showcase their work to potential employers.

The company has enlisted a roster of more than 4,000 international designers, who log onto a website and check for employment opportunities. These individuals are challenged to compete for specific gigs in a contest format, as each company is able to select their favorite design for purchase.

This service is intended to give companies the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of artwork instead of relying on one particular agency to develop a design, which could take several attempts. Furthermore, it enables graphic designers to build their portfolio while gaining experience selling their work.

The rate for starting a contest on the website starts a $29, and some employers have received thousands of responses. When a submission is chosen, the company and graphic designer can negotiate a price.

"Seeing your company's new brand through the eyes of scores of designers is an enlightening, and many times exhilarating, experience," said George Ryan, founder of Hatchwise.

Latest Articles & News

Kanye West to perform during Paris Fashion Week
It is no secret to many that music artist Kanye West is no stranger to fashion, and now he will be showing his new collection during Paris Fashion Week later this week, according to the Elle Magazine.

Second designer chosen for home decor competition
Teenlike.com, an ongoing online competition for young home decor designers, announced its second winner. Brandon Dover of Apply Valley, California, was this year's winner, as he created an abstract pen and inkwork design for a bedspread.

Interior Design Calendar of Events 2010 (June - December )

What It Takes to Be a Freelance Graphic Designer