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General Discussion

Where can I find freelance projects online to help build my portfolio?

I am looking to build up my portfolio and I would like to work on a few projects and build basic sites for free. I am proficient in HTML and CSS, however I live in a very small town and there is no one I know that needs a website, and there are no listings on craigslist. How can I find work online where I can work from home?

3 Answers

Scott Evans
Scott Evans
4,236 Points

You could post on a number of different Web development based websites. Or you could join one of the many websites that offer a platform for freelance developers to find work, I wouldn't suggest this to start off with though. You could even offer the lovely student of Treehouse if they might need a front-end website creating. I know alot of back-end functionality focused programmers like myself would love a fancy website front end to some of our systems.

Where could I contact some of the other students?

Thank you so much!

Scott Evans
Scott Evans
4,236 Points

Currently im not 100% Sure, im looking for some clarity on that myself. Once i find out i will post again in here :D

Craigslist could still be an option for you since the work can be done remotely. You don't have to be limited to your local area. There is a computer gigs section that might have the type of projects you're looking for.

Thanks for this tip, I never really thought of it.

Hi Rachel .. I am about to start working on a project and you can give me a helping hard.. its quite a huge project and looking at your profile ... i am sure you can help me out mostly with the frontend

Thank you, I would be more than happy to help!