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At-a-Glance:

Feature

Behance

Price

Free.

Job post duration

30 days.

Employer dashboard

Mobile app

Applicant tracking system

x

French-language option

Review:

Behance gives Canadian businesses looking for freelance designers access to an extensive pool of portfolios and profiles for free. Their services include the opportunity to post jobs and open projects that job seekers can filter by location.

Despite it being a U.S.-based site, Behance offers Canadian employers a free job posting service. However, the job board is quite basic when compared to similar portfolio sites and other Canadian freelance job boards, lacking applicant tracking tools, job ad distribution, and social media promotion.

Pros:

  • Behance offers free job postings.
  • Canadian employers with active job listings can view the profiles and portfolios of local and global freelancers.
  • The platform provides access to around 40 million job seekers.
  • Posting a job gives employers access to an extensive network of freelancer profiles and portfolios.
  • The platform allows users to re-activate listings after their 30-day expiration at no additional cost.
  • The job board features an employers' dashboard to easily manage job postings.
  • Employers can save the information of potential candidates.
  • A free mobile app is available to download.
  • French-Canadian employers can opt to view the site in French.

Cons:

  • The platform is quite basic and does not offer paid plans or any additional visibility options.
  • No applicant tracking system is available.
  • Employers need an Adobe account to post jobs.
  • No Canada-based phone support is provided.

Reputation:

While the site has an international presence, we were unable to find any online reviews from Canadian users. Behance has a 2.9-star rating based on almost two dozen reviews. Some users praised the platform's well-curated galleries, while other reviewers were unhappy with the performance of the site's app.

Behance also enjoys a rating of 4.5/5 rating on Sitejabber based on more than 30 reviews, with some users noting the site's user-friendly interface and talented design community.

Pricing:

Behance offers a free job posting service. Any Behance member can post jobs or apply for jobs through the dedicated Jobs portal. Employers can also hire freelancers from the platform's extensive candidate network, or purchase a subscription for access to exclusive content.

For project hires, Behance charges a platform fee of 10% plus a $2.00 flat fee for payments under $500.00. Project payments from $501.00 to $2,500.00 are subject to a 5.5% fee. Project payments above $2500.00 are subject to a 3% fee.

Behance vs. Dribbble:

Behance and Dribbble both feature large talent pools of design-based professionals. Behance's free job posting service makes it the more affordable choice, but it does not offer any additional visibility boosts or applicant tracking tools. By contrast, Dribbble charges C$408.00 per month and is a valuable resource for networking with local designers.

Behance vs. SimplyHired:

Behance and SimplyHired both cater to the local job market but offer a global reach. Behance, however, is a niche site for creative talent, while SimplyHired focuses on general jobs. Both platforms are completely free to use for employers, but SimplyHired is slightly more feature-rich, offering advanced search filters.

Behance vs. Creative City Job Board:

While Behance caters specifically to employers in search of design-based freelancers, Creative City is a local job board that advertises a wide range of arts, culture, and design roles. Of the two, Behance is the more affordable choice, offering a free job posting service, while Creative City charges C$25.00 per post.

Key Information

Legal Name

Behance, Inc.

Founder

Scott Belsky

Founding Date

Dec 01, 2005

Address

532 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, USA

Website

https://www.behance.net/

FAQs:

How much does it cost to use Behance's job board?

Behance offers a free job posting service.

What does Behance do?

Behance is a leading career and online art portfolio website for creative professionals across industries. With Behance, you are able to recruit from a pool of more than 12 million job seekers.

What is a Behance Portfolio?

Behance Portfolio is where users display their digital portfolios and CVs. This section can be found under the "Discover" tab on Behance's home page.

How can I edit a Behance job posting?

  1. Go to your Behance dashboard.
  2. Select "Active Job Posts" under "My Jobs."
  3. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner.
  4. Click on "Edit your job."

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