Chicago Creatives

A HIVE

 

Founded Sep 2014

Location Chicago, IL

Conversations (26)
Members (112)

 


About this hive

A Hive for Chicago-based freelancin' folk. Lend your fellow Chicagoans a hand by giving tips, sharing your recent work, recommending handy apps & software, and requesting portfolio reviews.

This is not a work solicitation Hive.

 

 

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Hive Leaders

Jack Pochop

FREE General Assembly Event: How to Make it as a Freelancer

Hey, Freelancers! GA Chicago is hosting an event all about jumping into freelancing and the challenges involved with switching up your career. The event is ...

How to Make it as a Freelancer

If you've been daydreaming about taking the jump into full time freelancing or even flirting ...

https://generalassemb.ly/educati...

Jack Pochop

Hi, everybody. Just a reminder that The Shift, a collaborative space in Uptown Chicago, will be hosting a Freelancers Exchange this Thursday evening! Details below, ...

Jack Pochop

Hi, everyone. It occurs to me that we have no way of maintaining conversation in this group, outside of checking back on this page, a ...

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  • Jack Pochop

    Agreed! Not looking to jump off of Hives either - just send a note in ...

  • Jason Early

    Even a weekly digest could be a start.

Jack Pochop

I am starting a second project with a return client. The first project was more laissez faire, and I was a student at the time. ...

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  • Jack Pochop

    Haha "accountant." That's an interesting way to think about prices, it seems like you see ...

  • Jason Early

    I have a a short but clear fee agreement that outlines terms and the conditions ...

Kim Sagami

Agency needs freelance help!

Hi there! Looking for a few Senior Art Directors and Mid-level Copywriters to help on several projects kicking off Monday 2/6/17 at Leo Burnett. Please ...

Sara Dirks

I'm new.

Hey Chicago Hivers, I just moved to the area from Brooklyn a week ago. I just wanted to introduce myself to this hive community and ...

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  • Nicole Vasquez

    Hi Sara, Welcome to Chicago!! I'm a Chicago native, so if you ever need recommendations ...

Jason Early

HIRING (Chicago) Hey all, I'm hoping you could help me spread the word about this through the community. I have a Junior Instructor position for ...

Merove Heifetz

Hi All - While in Austin recently, I discovered several meetups for freelancers and virtual workers to cowork at interesting locations together. I found that ...

Chicago Coworking Cofficers: Cafes are our Offices

The flexibility and freedom that comes with working as a freelancer (or as a virtual ...

http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Co...

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  • Nicole Vasquez

    Hi Merove! I just joined your group, thanks for starting it! I'm a huge believer ...

Soobin Kim

Nice to meet you everyone! I'm a graphic designer interested in UX - I applied for General Assembly's upcoming UXD course :) Here is link ...

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  • Jack Pochop

    Thanks for joining up! Your Behance is pretty awesome. Did you take on that Teutnir ...

Jack Pochop

Are you all on Behance, by chance? In addition to images and generally really well done work, the site hosts national portfolio reviews every year. ...

Royal Pitchford

Hello.

I'm returning to freelancing after a long stint of contract work. I specialize in financial services, employee benefits and other internal communications. Pleased to join ...

Christopher Owens

Hello All! I am interested in CAD freelancers using Onshape! Also 3D Printing Innovators using 3D Hubs! Cheers!

Djouonang Landry

Hello Friends. Happy to tell you about a new freelance platform for freelancers who are based only in USA, Canada, AUstralia, and UK. Find freelance ...

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  • Kerri Barber

    Nice- thank you for sharing! I get frustrated with Elance and competing with Bangladesh rates. ...

Jack Pochop

Pizza, portfolios, and pints. Put it on the calendar! $7 entry, pizza included, byob. Bring a sixer, it's a mixer!

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  • Jack Pochop

    Haha whoops, yes, '4BY6' was the one I was going for. Everything's pretty set in ...

  • Jason Early

    I was going then I realized it was on a Thursday. I teach a UXD ...

Jack Pochop

Hello, everybody. You probably received the e-mail directly, but worth another mention: There's an 'After Hours' Holiday Party, sponsored by Freelancers' Union, happening this Tuesday, ...

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Ed Siemienkowicz

Hey, freelancers! I thought the right thing to do would be introduce myself. I'm an illustrator and graphic designer, and I'm getting into voice over. ...

Bridgett Colling

Hi Chicagoans! My company, See3, and our sister nonprofit, Kindling Group, are hosting a cookout for freelancers on Thursday, June 25 from 6-8pm. See3 Communications ...

See3 + Kindling Group Chicago Freelancer Cookout

HOT DOG! See3 and Kindling Group are hosting an evening of sizzling summer socialization! You're ...

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/see...

Maria Erdmann

Hi, all! My name is Maria, and I'm a full-time freelance copy editor. Just wanted to introduce myself. Feel free to contact me if you're ...

Maria Erdmann

Editor Starting View full profile I am a full-time independent copyeditor and proofreader who enjoys ...

http://www.linkedin.com/in/maria...

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  • Maria Erdmann

    I'm based in Ravenswood, by the way. ;-)

  • Jack Pochop

    Hi, Maria! Thanks for introducing yourself. Feel free to share opportunities and, generally, all things ...

Nicole Vasquez

Hi Chicago Creatives! I'm looking for freelancers in the Lakeview, Uptown, Edgewater (or nearby) areas. We just launched a new, local coworking space in the ...

Debbie Labedz

Hello! I'm a freelance web designer & developer based in Chicago, I typically work with creative individuals and small businesses. I'm a newbie to freelancing, ...

Comments
  • Jack Pochop

    Hi! Very cool. Glad to have you in the Hive. Definitely feel free to share ...

  • Jason Early

    Hi Debbie! Welcome to the group. What are some challenges you've faced so far in ...

Jack Pochop

FREE General Assembly Event: How to Make it as a Freelancer

Hey, Freelancers! GA Chicago is hosting an event all about jumping into freelancing and the challenges involved with switching up your career. The event is ...

How to Make it as a Freelancer

If you've been daydreaming about taking the jump into full time freelancing or even flirting ...

https://generalassemb.ly/educati...

Kim Sagami

Agency needs freelance help!

Hi there! Looking for a few Senior Art Directors and Mid-level Copywriters to help on several projects kicking off Monday 2/6/17 at Leo Burnett. Please ...

Sara Dirks

I'm new.

Hey Chicago Hivers, I just moved to the area from Brooklyn a week ago. I just wanted to introduce myself to this hive community and ...

Comments
  • Nicole Vasquez

    Hi Sara, Welcome to Chicago!! I'm a Chicago native, so if you ever need recommendations ...

Royal Pitchford

Hello.

I'm returning to freelancing after a long stint of contract work. I specialize in financial services, employee benefits and other internal communications. Pleased to join ...

Christopher Owens

Hello All! I am interested in CAD freelancers using Onshape! Also 3D Printing Innovators using 3D Hubs! Cheers!

Djouonang Landry

Hello Friends. Happy to tell you about a new freelance platform for freelancers who are based only in USA, Canada, AUstralia, and UK. Find freelance ...

Comments
  • Kerri Barber

    Nice- thank you for sharing! I get frustrated with Elance and competing with Bangladesh rates. ...

Bridgett Colling

Hi Chicagoans! My company, See3, and our sister nonprofit, Kindling Group, are hosting a cookout for freelancers on Thursday, June 25 from 6-8pm. See3 Communications ...

See3 + Kindling Group Chicago Freelancer Cookout

HOT DOG! See3 and Kindling Group are hosting an evening of sizzling summer socialization! You're ...

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/see...