Being Freelance
Work always comes - Designer Ketan Mistry
Dec 1, 2019 · 31 min
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Ketan left his full-time role as a graphic designer with 2 or 3 freelance clients lined up. Within a couple of years he had enough work to hire a second designer, but when they lost a big client the following year, Ketan had to let his employee go.

Ketan went on to co-found his own agency in Manchester before moving to Australia with his wife and son. He worked remotely for a year before the agency folded and he found himself freelance once again.

He chats to Steve about the lessons he’s learnt along the way, including the difficulties involved in taking on employees and the benefits of being a solo freelancer.

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