Unpaid Freelance Designers Take Over Website They Created
Designer turned Fitness SF website into PSA for freelancers after not receiving payment for redesign of the site
If you were looking to sign up online for a free pass to one of Fitness SF‘s four gyms on Friday, you would’ve been out of luck. In its stead was a letter by web developer Frank Jonen, who had been hired for a redesign, stating that after refusing to pay for his work, he was taking over the website.
The letter not only listed Jonen’s grievances but also became a Public Service Announcement on behalf of freelancers everywhere who may have had an invoice or two ignored. Reads the letter: