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Toronto Joined about 3 years ago
Love the concept and the simplicity of getting a paper drawing scanned vs having to scan it with the scanner. Definitely going to be giving this a shot!
Haha we might! What can you offer? :P
This is a project my partner and I spoke about and have in our pipeline after launching our utility tool for designers!
Great question to consider,I'm not as old (lol don't know how to phrase this without sounding rude) and don't have as many years as you guys seem to have but it's something I've considered myself.
I got into the industry really early at 18 with no formal education and just pretty threw myself into taking on side projects and things to learn. Having done this for 8 years, I do see younger and "hungrier" designers who are getting into the field through bootcamp experience and such.
My end goal as a designer has always been to open my own agency, working with client projects to fund my own side projects. I haven't stopped freelancing and doing short-term contracts every now and then to gain the experience and network, and work on my side projects in the evenings and weekends so hopefully that allows me to get to where I want to be about 10 years or so from now.
Definitely to showcase things I've done on sites like Dribbble/Behance/instagram! I don't know too much about HTML export, but does it support being hosted on personal websites based on Wordpress?
Love what I'm seeing, signed up for the waitlist too.
Definitely would be cool if you could support exporting as .MOV or .GIF
To be honest, most of my freelance clients are from outside of Canada. I've been able to get some amount of work through my brother who's also a designer and word of mouth but I'd highly recommend working with a company first, and networking from there for freelance work.
Actually had an idea similar to this a while back but never worked on it hahaha. Congrats on launching it, upvoted on PH!
I'm a freelance designer based in Toronto, about to start a year long contract at a company. I know a friend who I worked with that got sponsored by the startup we were at, and after, another company.
Work-wise, it wouldn't be hard for you to find opportunities. There's lots of recruiters that will be able to find you work as long as you're good and your portfolio shows what you can do.
You could probably try to reach out to some recruiters through LinkedIn at reputable recruiting firms at companies and talk about yourself and see if they'd be open to sponsoring you a work visa.
Working on a mobile app game. Doing everything from the UX/UI and asset creation side while my S/O is working on the development on Unity.
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