Are you at a crossroads in your career as a freelance fashion designer? Wondering if it’s the right time to quit your full-time job and go all-in on your freelance gig?
You’re not alone and in today’s episode, we join Rachel Kranick, a freelance fashion designer who shares her journey and the challenges she’s facing. Despite her success in the industry and a year’s worth of savings, Rachel is torn between her full-time job and the desire to dive headfirst into freelancing. Heidi provides valuable insights on when and how to transition to full-time freelancing, as well as practical strategies to build a sustainable client base. Join the conversation as we explore the personal and professional aspects of being a freelance fashion designer and discover the courage to embrace change and create the career of your dreams.
Meet Rachael, a talented designer who specializes in outdoor apparel and outerwear. She absolutely loves designing jackets and technical pieces that are both functional and stylish. With over ten years of experience in the industry, Rachael has worked with big brands like Nike and Travis Mathew in the past and is currently the lead designer for an athleisure wholesaler. In her free time, she works with freelance clients on exciting projects. Rachael is based in sunny Long Beach, California and is an avid lover of the great outdoors. She enjoys camping, roller skating, paddle boarding, and hiking whenever she can.