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Do you work in an office and you find yourself counting down to Friday? Have you ever dreamed of travelling the world or working on your own schedule and not typical 9 to 5? Actually, there’s another option than the typical career.
In 2011, I started freelancing on the side. Now, I am a full-time freelancer, working on various exciting projects for clients all over the world.
Do you want to know how I got my very first freelance project, why I chose freelancing and how to land your first client? In this talk, you'll hear about my personal experiences and lessons learned from 6 years of freelancing.
This talk was given at HackConf, Sofia, Bulgaria on September 30, 2017.
Jenny is a Senior UX/Product Designer at Toptal, an exclusive global network of the top freelance designers, developers, and finance experts. With a passion for helping newcomers in UX to grow and succeed, she mentors designers under her mentorship program. She also founded and co-organizes the Ladies that UX Amsterdam community. In her spare time, she likes globetrotting and has explored over 45 countries.