Disclaimer: I'm a self-taught graphic and web designer. My design education started when I worked for randrr. We often outsourced design work to partners or freelancers, but for more frequent things, like social media post images, this method would have been costly over time. So, we got ourselves an Adobe subscription and I started tinkering with it. Thankfully our following was pretty low... because I made some really bad designs. I hope you'll agree that my designs are less bad now.
I've been able to work with some great clients as a freelancer. Some of them are listed below.