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If you’ve got a design project in mind, going directly to a freelancer is often the best choice. While other options, such as crowdsourcing, are available, a good freelancer will be able to work with the ideas you have for your project and can meet the exact specifications you need. Furthermore, the act of choosing a freelance designer and the tasks that go with it can help you clarify what you want from you project — just looking through a portfolio can offer a wealth of ideas. Here are 25 freelance graphic designers that will get you started in finding the help you need.

1. Barry Harley
Website: TerraGenesis
Specialties: Sustainable designs
Samples: Portfolio

2. Jeremiah Tolbert
Website: Clockpunk Studios
Specialties: WordPress, authors and publishers
Samples: Portfolio

3. Phelan Riessen
Website: Digithrive
Specialties: Web design
Samples: Portfolio

4. Todd Adkins
Website: Born To Design
Specialties: Branding
Samples: Portfolio

5. Travis King
Website: Green Tea Design
Specialties: Web design
Samples: Portfolio

6. Melissa Ek
Website: ekMEDIA
Specialties: Logo and web design
Samples: Portfolio

7. Raffi Darrow
Website: R-Design
Specialties: Sustainable design, branding
Samples: Portfolio

8. Lara J. Kisielewska
Website: Optimum Design & Consulting
Specialties: Branding, marketing materials
Samples: Portfolio

9. Jason Holland
Website: Jason Holland Design
Specialties: Branding

10. Lifeline Design
Website: Lifeline Design
Specialties: Marketing materials
Samples: Portfolio

11. Becky Davis
Website: Becky Davis Design
Specialties: Small businesses
Samples: Portfolio

12. Nickel Fish Design
Website: Nickelfish Design
Specialties: Marketing
Samples: Portfolio

13. Derek Mantz
Website: Derek Mantz Design
Specialties: Branding
Samples: Portfolio

14. Sibyl Edwards
Website: digital utopia designs
Specialties: Rich media
Samples: Portfolio

15. Kate Tallent
Website: Kate Tallent Design
Specialties: Marketing materials
Samples: Portfolio

16. Andy Stratton
Website: Andy Stratton
Specialties: Web design
Samples: Portfolio

17. Spencer Cross
Website: Tokyo Farm
Specialties: Branding
Samples: Portfolio

18. Kostandinos Baltzoglou
Website: Kostandinos
Specialties: Illustrations
Samples: Portfolio

19. Megan Prusynski
Website: Megan Prusynsk
Specialties: Sustainable design
Samples: Portfolio

20. Aaron Ellison
Website: Aaron Ellison
Specialties: Web design
Samples: Portfolio

21. Emily Gonsalves
Website: Emily Gonsalves
Specialties: Illustration
Samples: Portfolio

22. Diane Call
Website: DIANE CALL design
Specialties: Branding
Samples: Portfolio

23. Christy Lai
Website: Colorcubic
Specialties: Branding
Samples: Portfolio

24. Mitch Goldstein
Website: Hypothesis
Specialties: Print design
Samples: Portfolio

25. Rachael Arnott
Website: Scots on the Rocks
Specialties: Branding
Samples: Portfolio

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