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How to Hire Top Freelancers for Content Developers Roles: Everything you Need to Know

Are you in need of a Content Developer but don't want to hire a full-time employee? You're in luck! Learnexus offers a variety of highly-skilled freelance Content Developers for all of your training needs. In this post, we'll cover everything you need to know about hiring a freelancer for Content Development.

What is a Content Developer?

A Content Developer is responsible for creating and organizing training materials, such as courses, e-learning modules, videos, and more. They work alongside subject matter experts to ensure that the content is accurate and effective.

Common Types of Training Deliverables

Content Developers can create a wide range of training deliverables, including:

  • E-learning modules
  • Instructor-led training
  • Video tutorials
  • Webinars
  • Quizzes and assessments
  • Online courses

Common Needs and Tools

Content Developers may use a variety of tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia to develop and deliver training content. They may also need access to graphic designers, videographers, and other experts to create high-quality materials.

Training Formats

Content Developers can create training materials in a variety of formats, including:

  • Text-based: articles, manuals, guides
  • Visual-based: infographics, videos, images, animations
  • Interactive: quizzes, simulations, games
  • Audio-based: podcasts, voiceovers, music

How to Hire Strong Freelance Content Developers

When hiring a freelance Content Developer, it's important to evaluate their experience, skills, and portfolio. Look for candidates who have experience in your industry and are familiar with the type of training you need. Ask for samples of their work and references from past clients.

Common Missteps

One common misstep when hiring a freelance Content Developer is not providing clear guidelines or expectations. Make sure to communicate your needs and expectations clearly to avoid misunderstandings and ensure the final product meets your standards. Another misstep is not establishing deadlines or timelines for the project. Be sure to establish clear deadlines and check-ins to keep the project on track.

Why Companies Need Content Developers

Content Developers are essential for companies that want to deliver effective training to their employees or customers. Without a Content Developer, training materials may be disorganized, outdated, or ineffective. This can lead to lower employee productivity, decreased customer satisfaction, and even legal issues if compliance training is not up-to-date.

The Benefits of Hiring Freelance vs Full-Time

Hiring a freelance Content Developer allows you to access top talent without the cost and commitment of a full-time employee. Freelancers can be hired on a project-by-project basis, saving you money on benefits and other overhead costs. Additionally, freelancers are often highly specialized and can provide expertise in specific areas of Content Development.

Overall, hiring a freelance Content Developer can be a cost-effective and efficient way to create high-quality training materials for your organization. At Learnexus, we have a wide variety of talented freelance Content Developers ready to help you with your training needs. Contact us today to get started!


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  • “I used Learnexus because I knew they could deliver what I needed…someone who had a robust portfolio and someone who specialized in producing massive, open online education courses.” Georgianna, PhD

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  • “We had conversations with probably four or five [Learnexus freelancers], then narrowed our choice down to our top candidate. All of them had experience. That's a good problem to have when you’re presented with an abundance of the skillset.” Tate, Transformation and Enablement Manager

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