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Freelance Career Management: Landing Your First Gig
How to start a freelance career from scratch
Table of Contents
- Introduction (1:20) FREE!
- Smart Networking (2:28) FREE!
- Competing for Work (1:47) FREE!
- Finding Clients (3:13) FREE!
- Review (1:17) FREE!
- First Gig Game Plan (6:16) FREE!
Joseph Caserto is an award winning Graphic Artist based in New York City who specializes in publication art direction and design. He earned a BFA with honors in Communications Design from Pratt Institute, where he completed one of the first classes in graphic design produced with a Macintosh. With over 15 years of professional experience, mostly from national consumer magazines with circulations in the multi-millions, he is currently a freelance art director and designer whose clients include BusinessWeek, Marie Claire, PC, TV Guide, and Vibe magazines. Joseph is a member of The Graphic Artists' Guild and The Society of Publication Designers, and has taught at The City College of New York and NYU. A lifetime resident of New York State, he grew up in the State's historic Mid-Hudson Valley, and has lived in Brooklyn since the late 1980s. He was recently awarded a 2008 American Graphic Design Award, and a 2008 Create Award, Silver, for the cover of the April 2008 issue of BW Chicago, a BusinessWeek publication.