Want to earn some extra money but don’t have the time or financial resources to start a whole new career or business? Have you considered freelance graphic design as a side job? It doesn't require a lot of upfront investment and you can earn extra cash at the same time.
What does a freelance graphic designer do? People who work in these fields often make graphics for websites, make logos for companies, design marketing materials or edit photographs / images to make them look better.
What skills are needed to do this work? You’ll need to have an artistic side and also be able to easily navigate one or more software programs, so technical skills are helpful.
How much does it cost to get started? This depends greatly on the software you decide to use, but you don’t have to spend a lot of money (or even any money) on software. To cut down on costs, you could explore www.canva.com, http://www.serif.com/free-graphic-design-software or https://pixlr.com, which all have free versions of their software.
How do I find work?
If you stick to free software programs, graphic design work can be a great option to choose if you’re artistic and you want to earn some extra money.