Fire up your freelance career

You design. We’ll handle the rest.Do what you love, and get paid for it on 99designs. Find awesome clients and become a part of our global community of talented designers—all in a safe, secure workspace.

The design community you've always wanted

99designs gives you everything you need to grow your clientele and expand your skills.

Find opportunity

Work on what you want, when you want, where you want. All with great projects from reliable clients all over the world.

Be inspired

Push your creative limits by competing in Design Contests with other designers in our community who challenge you.

Feel supported

Your work matters. From Designer Support to regular platform updates, we make sure 99designs is the best place for you to do work.

You choose the industries, styles and design categories you want to work in. The more you participate on 99designs, the better we can start matching you with clients looking for exactly what you offer.

99designs is free to sign-up and start freelancing. Rates and rewards vary depending on the type of design work. You’ll be paid in three business days (or less once you become a Top Level designer).

Yes. When you start working with a new client, we charge a USD$100 introduction fee (spread out over the client’s first USD$500 charges) to cover our cost of matching you with clients. We also charge a platform fee on every project to provide you with support, secure payments, fraud protection and more. The platform fee is based on your

  • Top Level: 5% platform fee
  • Mid Level: 10% platform fee
  • Entry Level: 15% platform fee

We believe everyone deserves success, which is why we curate our community based on our quality standards. Our Curation Team reviews all designers when they sign up and regularly to determine their Designer Level.

Absolutely! Presentation is key to any professional activity and if there’s one place to make yourself shine, it’s on your profile page. We’ll walk you through all the features and offer tips on how to present yourself in the most professional manner possible.

Two ways to work

Clients are waiting just for you. And we’ve got multiple options for you to collaborate and get creative.

Work directly with clients

Get hired by businesses and individuals with a 1-to-1 Project.

Work directly with clients

Get hired by businesses and individuals with a 1-to-1 Project.

You choose the industries, styles and design categories you want to work in. The more you participate on 99designs, the better we can start matching you with clients looking for exactly what you offer.

99designs is free to sign-up and start freelancing. Rates and rewards vary depending on the type of design work. You’ll be paid in three business days (or less once you become a Top Level designer).

Yes. When you start working with a new client, we charge a USD$100 introduction fee (spread out over the client’s first USD$500 charges) to cover our cost of matching you with clients. We also charge a platform fee on every project to provide you with support, secure payments, fraud protection and more. The platform fee is based on your

  • Top Level: 5% platform fee
  • Mid Level: 10% platform fee
  • Entry Level: 15% platform fee

We believe everyone deserves success, which is why we curate our community based on our quality standards. Our Curation Team reviews all designers when they sign up and regularly to determine their Designer Level.

Absolutely! Presentation is key to any professional activity and if there’s one place to make yourself shine, it’s on your profile page. We’ll walk you through all the features and offer tips on how to present yourself in the most professional manner possible.

Start your dream job now. It's simple.

Do it

Bring your A-game. Get verified. Apply to join our global design community today.

Work it

Bring your A-game. Get verified. Apply to join our global design community today.

Earn it

Bring your A-game. Get verified. Apply to join our global design community today.

"When it came to developing my own brand, I didn’t really think of other options…
I want to make sure I have alignment between who I am and what I am representing. We all gravitated pretty quickly to the design from Steve Hai. He was really responsive and a great designer. — photo courtesy: instagram @matthewdelly"
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Matthew Dellavedova
Australian NBA superstar
"It’s a privilege to work from anywhere. I’m enjoying every second of this lifestyle…
I fund a good portion of my travel expenses through 99designs, which I am very grateful for. But I also don’t need to worry about client acquisition, so I can concentrate completely on the projects at hand."
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Timo Malzbender (malzi.)
UI/UX designer, Germany

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