Offshore Life

Ben Hammersley writes in the Guardianabout the idea of personal offshoring. On the one hand, this fills me with dread – it’s taking the skillset that I have developed over the years, and making it available for much, much cheaper that I can afford to be.

On the other hand, I could really, really use some design work doing on the cheap. Of course, I want it to be fully XHTML/CSS and standards-compliant and all that jazz, and I’m not confident that a third-world designer will be (or indeed, that they’ll be modern looking designs – all the ones I’ve seen on template sites look about three years out of date, to me.

Don’t suppose anyone reading this is a design professional with XHTML/CSS skills willing to work for the price of a few pints per site?

This entry was originally published at my workblog.

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