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How to find well paid work as a designer

Balancing creativity with commerce is a tricky line to tread for those freelancers who work in design. Making a career out of something you love is a covetable feat, but finding those lucrative jobs isn’t always easy. So I chatted with some designers about how they secure well-paid commissions.  ...

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