How to connect and work with an agency?
I'm a graphic designer in Suffolk working from home around my 3 year old daughter. I have a set office space and set days in which I'm home to focus on work while my daughter is at playgroup.
As well as my own clients what I'm really looking for is to take on work from an agency. Does anyone know the best way to go about this? I have worked with a couple of agencies before - one that responded to an email I sent to many local businesses which led to a marvelous project but now they've changed direction. The other was a local lady on twitter looking for someone to complete short-notice projects. Unfortunately she was getting them all done in order to sell the business and emigrate!
So whilst the relationships with these businesses was very good and I enjoyed the work, they were not long-lasting.
Can anyone please give me any direction?
- linked-in is useful
I use linked-in to search for recruiters in my area, and then connect with them through that.
Recruiters are always on the look out for designers, so even if you just view a few recruiters linked-in profiles, they will see that you have done this and sometimes get in touch, it's almost just getting the ball rolling by letting them know your out there and looking.
I found my agent through linked-in,
hope this helps? :happy
- I found this very interesting to read, since ive not often heard of illustrators agents while book authors agents seem to be fairly common. Does it happen often for an illustrator to work mostly through agents? Is it the same kind of thing?
- There is a lot of site to search for recruiters in my area, and then you connect with them.
Provides a staff recruitment service to clients and applicants. Lists temporary vacancies, events, permanent vacancies and contact details.
- Thanks for the helping message buddy! I really like it !
- Similar to what had happened when I start up my web design business few years ago. Need time to get through this. You won't get orders straight away. Just let them know you are available, when they need you, they will find you.