To work with CGHero as a freelancer, follow these steps:
Sign up: Visit the CGHero website (https://app.cghero.com/auth/register) and click on "Join as a Freelancer" or "Sign Up" to create a new account. Fill in the required information, including your name, email address, and a password.
Complete your profile: Once you've registered, complete your profile by adding a professional profile picture, a headline, a description of your skills and expertise, and any relevant links (e.g., personal website, LinkedIn, ArtStation). Be specific about your skills, including the software you're proficient in and your areas of expertise (e.g., character modeling, environment design, animation).
Build your portfolio: Upload high-quality examples of your work to showcase your skill set, style, and experience. Make sure to include a variety of projects and styles, as well as any notable clients or projects you've worked on.
Set your availability and hourly rate: Indicate whether you're available for work and set your hourly rate based on your experience, skill level, and industry standards. Keep in mind that competitive pricing can help you attract clients.
Browse projects and submit proposals: Look for projects that match your skills and interests by browsing the "Find Work" or "Projects" section. Read the project brief carefully and submit a proposal that outlines your approach, estimated timeline, and a quote for the project. Be clear and concise, and personalize your proposal to the specific project and client.
Communicate with clients: If a client is interested in your proposal, they may reach out to you to discuss the project further. Be responsive, professional, and clear in your communication. Make sure you understand the project requirements and any deadlines before accepting the job.
Accept and complete projects: Once you've agreed on the project scope, timeline, and payment, accept the project and start working. Keep the client updated on your progress, and deliver high-quality work on time. Be open to feedback and revisions as needed.
Submit work and get paid: After completing the project, submit your work through the platform and request payment. Clients will typically have a short review period before approving the work and releasing payment.
Request feedback and reviews: Encourage clients to leave feedback and reviews on your profile. Positive reviews can help you attract more clients and boost your reputation on the platform.
Network and engage: Connect with other artists and clients on the platform, participate in discussions, and join groups to build your professional network and gain visibility.
By following these steps and consistently delivering high-quality work, you can build a successful freelance career on the CGHero platform.