May 22, 2019

6 ways to maximize your Dribbble Profile to get hired

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In an effort to help you shine bright like a diamond in the hiring pool, Dribbble’s Hiring specialists compiled a list of six tips to set up your Dribbble Profile like a pro. Cover Shot by Jacey Olmer.

May 21, 2019

9 tips to get your freelance design invoices paid faster

The folks at Bonsai, an all-in-one freelancing solution, share their insight on how to craft, present, and uphold your freelance design invoices so you get paid on time and without any issues.

May 20, 2019

An ultimate guide to designing user-friendly forms

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Forms are a key conversion tool—which is why it’s important to master the most effective form design techniques. Senior Product Designer at Netguru, Pawel Szymankiewicz, shares his guide to designing forms that will keep your users happy and keep your business successful.

May 17, 2019

Designer Katie Chandler on balancing full-time and freelance work

Meet Katie Chandler, a commercial illustrator and designer based out of Columbus, Ohio. Katie has a full-time creative gig but also does freelance work on the side. Get a glimpse into her lifestyle and routine as she takes us on a tour of her home office.

May 16, 2019

3 factors designers should consider when setting up a remote workspace

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One of the major benefits of remote work is being able to create a home office space that works for you. So how do you strike a balance between comfort and productivity when it comes to designing your workspace? Here are 3 key factors you’ll want to consider. Cover Shot by Feitosa.

May 15, 2019

Growing the global design community at 24 Dribbble Meetups this April

April was a busy month for Dribbble Meetups around the world! With 24 events spanning 14 different countries, several gatherings brought together hundreds of Dribbblers from all around. Check out the details!

May 14, 2019

Check out the Shots that inspire Anna Hurley's illustrations

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If you’re familiar with Anna Hurley’s illustration work, you know it’s bursting with playful, bold, and colorful energy. Hear from Anna as she shares a few of the Shots that have inspired her own work over the years.

May 13, 2019

4 ways to improve your UI/UX skills from self-taught designer Bojan Novakovic

Self-taught designer Bojan Novakovic offers tips and words of wisdom to designers just getting started in UI/UX. What things can you do on your own time to help refine your skills and prepare for a career in UI/UX?

May 10, 2019

How to improve the design process with animated prototypes

Creative Director at Envy Labs, Ayana Campbell Smith, digs into everything you need to know about using animated prototypes in your work. Read about how they’ll transform your design process, the top tools for the job, and how to get started—even as a novice.

May 9, 2019

Gillian Levine settles into her new freelance design career

Before going back to school for graphic design, Gillian Levine worked as a secretary for over ten years. Get to know Gillian and check out her awesome home-office as she updates us on how freelance life is going post-graduation!

May 8, 2019

36 Shots from 36 Days of Type 2019

26 letters, 10 numbers, 36 Days of Type! Check out Dribbble Shots from the annual 36 Days of Type project.

May 7, 2019

7 design prompt generators to inspire your next project

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What will you create today? Check out 7 design prompt generators that offer tons of creative briefs for every kind of designer. Perfect for whenever you’re feeling uninspired, looking to build your portfolio, or just want to flex those creative muscles. Cover Shot by Burnt Toast

May 6, 2019

What is the role of a Brand Strategist?

What is a Brand Strategist, why is this role important, and what does the job actually look like day-to-day? Five Brand Strategists tell all.

May 3, 2019

8 must-haves in your freelance design contract

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Many freelancers struggle with poor clients and late payments. A freelance design contract will transform the relationship before it even begins. The folks at Bonsai share eight essential things your contract should include. Cover shot by Henrique Barone.

May 2, 2019

What's new with Dribbble's Hang Time NYC? Here's the low down

Hang Time New York City is right around the corner and we’ve got some exciting updates to share. Get hyped and check out the full schedule, speaker line-up, and exclusive workshops we’ve got in store just for you.

May 2, 2019

A look inside Trevor Basset's workspace at the Starbucks Creative Studio

Meet Trevor Basset, a Seattle-based creative and Senior Designer at Starbucks. Check out Trevor’s workspace at Starbucks’ Creative Studio, peep his design process, and hear all about his daily routine working in an open-office studio space.

May 1, 2019

9 tips for landing a job after design school or bootcamp

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Product Design Recruiter at Facebook Carl Wheatley shares his tips for landing a job as a design professional entering the workforce. Cover art by BrandMills Studio.

Apr 30, 2019

Inspiration: Where to find it and how to keep it

Let’s face it—creative block is unavoidable. The real key is learning how to move forward from it. In a new Dribbble video, four of your favorite designers share how they fuel their inspiration and how they deal with feeling creatively stuck.

Apr 30, 2019

Behind the Design with Joanna Behar

Joanna Behar takes us behind-the-scenes as she explains the idea behind her Just Keep Going inspiration pack, now available for sale in the new Dribbble Shop. Joanna also shares some fun little-known facts about her—like how she ended up seeing a Math Psychologist while in school, and why she’s thankful she got fired from her first design job!

Apr 29, 2019

Get to know Product Designer and Muralist Liviana Popa

Product Designer and Muralist? Now that’s in interesting combination! Get a glimpse into the life of designer Liviana Popa based in Bucharest, Romania. Livi is constantly looking to learn new skills and grow as a creative. Check out what she’s working on now and hear what inspires her work.