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10 top jobsites for freelance work

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If you’re looking for freelance work at creative businesses, you cannot ignore jobs and recruitment ads. In the past, printed trade publications were the source for these, but today the real action is online.

There is a huge and ever growing collection of online jobsites for creatives, but most of them cater for a broad audience. You will need to be choosy in deciding which ones to keep an eye on to find freelance work. Here is a list of some of the best:

International jobsites

Sensational Jobs

A job board for web professionals, with a strong emphasis on ease of use and good features. (Added August 2010)


A job board and career resource website.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

Authentic Jobs

Jobs for web and creative professionals.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

37signals Job Board

For designers, programmers and technology talent.
Free to view and apply for jobs.


A jobsite for web professionals.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

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UK based jobsites

Creative Pool

A massive jobsite for the creative industry in the UK.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

Design Jobs Board

A UK jobsite specifically for designers.
Free to view and apply for jobs.


A big list of jobs in marketing, advertising, design from the UK.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

Brand Republic

A specialist UK jobsite for marketing, advertising and media jobs.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

Design Week

Jobs for designers, artworkers and all of those in the UK creative industry.
Free to view and apply for jobs.

Do you use any others and find them a good source of work? Please add them in the comments below.

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About Greg Dillon

Greg is the founder of strategy consultancy GD | Inspires and spends his days strategising for various design agencies and clients around the world - see more at http://gdinspires.com. He is also a prolific entrepreneur having launched Strat-Talking.com - a website aimed at giving advice and insight to new, existing and veteran freelancers as well as commenting on all things strategic as well as acquiring CreativeAgencyFreelancing.com for designers. Feel free to email him at: greg@gdinspires.com or follow on Twitter @CAFreelancing.

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