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Freelance: The End

Joshua Lane / / 6 Comments

Wow, that was quick. I had been “officially” doing freelance for all of 1 day before I got the job offer I alluded to in a previous post. Freelance was looking really promising, but after giving it some thought, I decided to accept the offer.

The reason for my decision was 3-fold…

  1. Stable Income – The biggest fear (for me) about going freelance was the loss of a stable income. Sure, I had some money saved for any lulls in work that might occur, but having a consistent paycheck is pretty sweet.
  2. Freelance Isn’t Going Anywhere – It’s not. If the job doesn’t work out, I can pick up right where I left off and go back to freelance.
  3. Great Opportunity – The job I was offered is an amazing opportunity to do a lot of great work on a pretty high-profile site. I’d be a fool to pass this up.

“What is this Great Opportunity?” you ask. Well, on November 13th I’ll be joining the design team at Urban Outfitters. Yeah, pretty fantastic, right?

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wayne /

congratulations, jmfl! that sounds like a great opportunity for you. i wish you luck in this new endeavour. in turn, wish me luck as i wait to find out in the next few days if i get a tenure-track teaching position…

paige /

congrats hon! i’m glad you’re getting a steady paycheck (is it wrong that i’m also glad that check won’t be coming from happy cog?). i hope this means you’ll quit bitching about being hungry!!

Mark /

Haha! Congratulations! They’re lucky to have you. I think your first order of business should be to get this image off their website. Please.

Nathan Smith /

Congrats yo. I agree, Urban Outfitters snagged a great employee.

Joshua Lane /

Thanks everyone! And best of luck to you Wayne :)

Mark… I’ll see what I can do ;)

Devon /

Be careful Josh. They were just in the news yesterday with profits down…

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