Agree mate. I’ve never liked the term either. I just call myself an independent designer.

I say freelance a lot especially when writing about it because thats the term people are familiar with. But a rarely call myself a freelancer. “I run my own design business” is more accurate and sounds far better.

I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at https://solowork.co

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store