How to Become a Remote Canva Graphic Designer

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By: Kamara Daughtry (@socialmediakamara)

If you are looking for a side job and have extra time to create graphics for small businesses and brands – I highly encourage you to become a Canva freelance graphic designer.

A freelancer is a person who works as a writer, designer, performer, or the like, selling work or services by the hour, day, job, etc., rather than working on a regular salary basis for one employer.

When you work in Canva the good news is – the templates are already pre-made.

Top 5 Ways to Become a Freelancer Canva Graphic Designer 

(No Certification Needed)

 Create A Canva Account

Find the Best Templates

  • The best way to learn is through trial and error. Place a photo inside the ‘placeholder,’ change the name, date and time. Treat this project as if you were doing it for a client. You are able to play with the fonts, shapes and add elements on the side.

Find Clients

  • Start asking your friends and/or network who would like a Canva Graphic Design. I suggest, starting the price at $10 for a graphic then work your way up as you get better. You can find these clients on social media, direct messaging etc.

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No Clients? Post on Your Page

  • Let people know your open for business by posting a graphic that you’re offering services. You also want to put the turn around time. Don’t worry it will take a little time to strategize, but that’s okay. Sow now and reap later. Canva is a tool that people want to use, but some don’t have the time. So let people know your accessible.

Make sure your posts our Interactive

  • You want to make sure your posts are eye catching, engaging and keep people coming back for more. Look through examples of the best graphics and begin posting online to get feedback.



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