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FAQs for exclusive designers/photographers

Hey there!

If you’re already one of our exclusive designers or photographers, then we hope you find this info helpful!

If, on the other hand, you’d like to apply to Join our Team as a designer or photographer, then please read through this information before sending us your portfolio, please check the following points as well.

FAQs for exclusive designers/photographers


1) What should be the subject of my content?

Your assigned Art Director will give you different themes. Your illustrations should be based on these subjects and submitted by the agreed deadline.


2) How many files would I need to submit to be an exclusive Freepik designer?

You’ll need to design a minimum of 10 illustrations a week. There is no maximum, if you have time to design more, that’s great. For Flaticon, you need to submit a minimum of 50 icons a week.


3) How do I send my content for review?

As a designer, you’ll have access to our internal system where your assigned Art Director will set you a theme, and from here you can submit all your content for any possible corrections or validation.


4) How much money will I receive for my resources?

A fixed price per resource is set by your assigned coordinator once you’ve completed an initial test to check your quality of work. Becoming one of our exclusive designers requires very high standards.


5) How would I get paid and how often?

Your invoice is generated in our system monthly between the 4th and the 9th of each month. You then to validate it in: → Payment is made between the 10th and the 15th of each month.


6) Which payment system does Freepik use to make the payments?

Once you become part of our team, we’ll grant you access to our internal payment system. Payments are made via Paypal or Skrill.


7) Who can download my images?

Your images would be available to download for all Freepik users. However, you would be credited as the author every time someone uses your work. Only our premium subscribers can use the resources available on Freepik without attribution.

8) Are my resources protected against plagiarism?

Freepik takes any copyright violation very seriously. As all of our users are aware, unauthorized distribution or inclusion of our content in any online archive or database of graphic resources is not permitted and may be subject to criminal and civil penalties. Legal action will be taken if the unauthorized content is not removed immediately. 

Whenever we find someone committing copyright infringement we contact them straight away and inform about the legal consequences that come with the misuse of our resources.


9) Is there a time frame in which to send my resources?

Yes, your assigned Art Director would give you a deadline to submit your files by. Usually, our designers have weekly objectives to achieve.


10) Can I upload my resources directly to Freepik or does it have to be through my coordinator ?

Once you become an exclusive Freepik designer, you’ll have access to our internal system where you can upload your images quickly and easily. Please keep in mind that your files must be reviewed and validated by your assigned Art Director before they’re published. You can also ask your Art Director for guidance or any questions you might have.


11) What kind of files can I upload to Freepik?

Currently, we’re only looking for vector illustrations (EPS) from our exclusive designers.


12) How long do I have to wait until my resources are validated?

Whether you upload through the system or send your files to your assigned coordinator/person of contact, please keep in mind that validation and uploading can take around 1-15 working days. In some cases, it could take longer depending on the type of file you submit.


13) What kind of styles tend to work on Freepik?

Once you’ve joined our Team your assigned Art Director will be responsible of setting you a theme and the required style. 


14) Can I send content based on festivities such as Christmas, Valentine’s day, Father’s day?

Yes, this is actually a great thing to keep in mind. Images of festivities and celebrations will increase your number of downloads. However, please only send and/or upload this kind of content in plenty of time, preferably a month before. Avoid uploading too close to the date, as you won’t receive as many downloads and consequently, earnings.

For example, it doesn’t sense to upload Christmas content in January as the date has already passed. However, it would be a good idea to upload Valentine’s day content in January as the number of downloads would increase as the date draws closer.


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