The Confessions of a Self Taught Freelance Web Designer
Sometimes, my clients look at me like I’m the only one who can pull their websites out of the Stone Age of Angelfire do-it-yourself web design and the obscurity of MySpace, and even as I take their money and help them figure out that yes, they need to be smartphone-optimized, I feel like a fraud.
I didn’t get a degree in web design, nor, as one client put it, did I spend a hundred years on computers. I’m just someone who started tinkering with my own website back during the dark days of dial-up, and before I knew it, I had clients. I’m entirely self-taught, and I like to think I do a good job for the people who pay me, but sometimes, in the dark of night, I feel like I have to come clean.