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Grant Novey
Grant Novey
10,352 Points

Freelance Partnerships

Can someone recommend a website where freelancers can search for and partner with other freelancers? Say you're a designer looking to partner with a developer. Does something like this exist?

Thanks, Grant

4 Answers

Grant Novey
Grant Novey
10,352 Points

Hey Nathan,

I'm not looking to post a job but rather search for people to partner with. The job board is for posting jobs, unless I'm missing something.

Nathan Tallack
Nathan Tallack
22,159 Points

It seems to me that the type of people you would want to be partnering with would be reading through those jobs right?

This is an exciting topic to discover. I think my skills are stronger as a developer than a designer. I've been doing work as a freelancer for a long time now. I'm getting into Python and Django now but have used Drupal for a long time. I have said to myself or to others, many, many times, "gee, I sure wish I could find a job partner." That way "we" could create a website that looks professional - the average non-techie out there doesn't know the details about how well I coded something, or how strong my software development skills are, for the most part. They care about how it looks and how they interact with it; the latter is where they might see the results of my coding.

However, even a web designer can use CSS3 and HTML5 to create a nice UI or UX. So, Grant, if you want to take off from this post and try to work together, let me know.

BTW, One of my projects is a Resume Application, currently built with Drupal but in addition it uses Semantic Web technologies. Many parts of the Semantic Web have been W3 recommendations for over a decade but still there are almost no courses on these topics... and many developers/designers with whom I've spoken are not using these technologies as a matter of common practice. Oh, the Resume application will target Employers, Employment Agencies,, and recruiters. Since you were speaking of jobs and such, I couldn't help but use that open door to introduce my app. I hope that is ok. It is at: http;//fwwebdev.com/myresume/ If my "documentation" as it were is not completely clear, I'd love to share this project with others and open source it. Even open-sourcing it does not rule out ways to earn income from it. It may suck now, I admit but as mentioned, I'm not a designer. I also am not the best at explaining the Semantic Web in a way that any person at all could understand its benefits.

Thanks, Bruce

Grant Novey
Grant Novey
10,352 Points

Hey Bruce. I'd like to hear more about what you're trying to accomplish. Maybe we can team up!

Marcus H
Marcus H
4,267 Points

Hi Guys,

These are the kind of partnerships I'm looking for, I haven't found any websites that cater to it though.

I started out here learning HTML/CSS but ended up going in a different direction and began learning about design instead, I might circle back to coding at some point but not in the immediate future. Not being a decent designer lead me on this path in the first place because my thinking was nobody would be interested in hiring me freelance unless my finished products looked nice at least.

This is how I'm building my career as a UI designer, to work alongside developers that want help with the UI/design side of things.

http://marcushanda.co