Your company is amazing. Find a special designer for it. 

I work with agencies to find the right designer for their projects. Tell me what you're looking for, and I'll personally match you with the right designer from over 4,500 vetted candidates.

I'd love to introduce you to a few designers I trust.

You only pay after you've found a designer you're happy with.

Robert Williams, Owner, Folyo
I'm Rob and I help agencies end chronic staff shortages quickly.

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So what is Folyo and how does it work?

Folyo is a private design community helping agencies, startups, and other companies find the right designer quickly.

Unlike most sites, where jobs get plastered everywhere, projects on Folyo are only available to a community of 4,500 hand-picked designers we've been vetting since 2011.

When a job gets posted on Folyo, I review each application, and discard 95% of applicants for you.

Less than 7 days later, I send you just the best designers who are interested in your project and within your budget – and you skip email and portfolio overload.

Most agency owners save 10+ hours per hire, and you will too.

It's risk-free and tons cheaper than most UX recruiters. Plus, I'm a designer myself so I actually know how to identify someone who fits your brand (had to throw that one in there).

Let's get started.

“Robert presented me with several really good options that helped me curate and understand who was best for my project.” – Mike Julian, CEO, The Duckbill Group


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Hi, I'm Rob. I help agencies find the right designer quickly.

I run Folyo and host Freelance, a podcast about how to work independently featuring companies like Basecamp, ConvertKit, Highrise and more.

I'm taking what I learn from these companies about independent work and sending a short, weekly email all about it. Short, actionable, focused. Join me!

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