Continuing with our series of featured freelancers, today we proudly present to you Jay Poojara from Gujarat, India who is known for his remarkable work at Truelancer. He is a Dedicated Software Developer who is known for his service Delivery. So, Let’s get into his freelance life and learn how he made this possible.
My name is Jay Poojara and I am from Gujarat. Coding and development is not just my Job it’s my passion. I had completed my degree education (B.E. IT ) in 2015 from GTU, I was doing coding from my college time. Coding is something which always fascinates me. I have been working with different types of clients from past 4 years. I am having a rich experience of 4 years in Android and Laravel web development. I strongly believe in one thing,
“Time is money.”
Always complete your work on time
Why and when did you start freelancing?
I started freelancing from September 2014 as part time freelancer, to get some extra money. And then from December 2015 I started working as full-time freelancer and I left my job.
What do you like about being a freelancer?
There are numerous things that I like about being a freelancer:
1. Flexibility in working hours
2. No more leave reports
3. Learning new things as per project requirement
4. Meeting so new people from different regions of the world.
5. We can control our workload and anytime we can take the break.
6. Best thing, no politics
7. We can learn something new like Stock market 8. And anytime I can play games on my PS4 (This is my favourite one)
What are the challenges you have found in your freelancing career?
To find the first project when you are fresher is always a tough job. Nowadays there are so many freelancers are there. So, how can we differentiate between them is the main thing in freelancing career. My First project was not big in terms of price but later on, I build my portfolio and now I am able to get projects. For the first time, it is always tough to convince the client. Because we don’t have any portfolio or 5-star rating. But once you’ll get it, it would be easy to get other projects.
What according to you does it take to be a successful freelancer?
According to me, this is some points which can be helpful:
1. Master of one, jack of all.
2. Good communication skill
3. Regular Update
4. On time delivery
5. The clear understanding of the requirements
6. Open minded approach to learning new things
7. Always Stay updated
How did you get to know about Truelancer?
I came to know about Truelancer from www.samaschool.org
What do you think about working on Truelancer?
Working on Truelancer has been a great experience. I am getting regular work in here and with the Truelancer Prime.
And what I like about Truelancer is:
1. Best support team ever
2. Provides a really good platform for Long run projects with all NDA and contracts
3. And money protection for developer and client both
What do you like doing when you are not “Freelancing”?
I do much stuff like:
1. Reading books
2. Playing games on my PS4
3. Watching TV Series
4. Hanging out with my friends and family
5. And eat lots of food.
Well! Jay seems determined to make his way through and come out on top. Our featured freelancers are those people who have achieved commendable accolades in a fast span of time. They certainly deserve the appreciation.