When a sign just isn’t enough, say it with a banner! Whether for advertising, campaigning or personal celebrations, banners are a great way to send a big message 24/7, and they’re far more cost-effective than large-scale advertisements.

Because the point of a banner is to be seen, you want them to look their best. The good news is you can still hire a top designer while keeping costs minimal. Here are the top 10 freelancer banner designers currently available for hire to help spread your message loud and clear.

The 10 best freelance banner designers to hire in 2020

  1. 1
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 102 )
    • Other business or advertising
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Banner ad
    • Brochure
    • Other design
    • Signage
    • Poster
    • Logo design
    • Email
    • PowerPoint template
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Card or invitation
    • Business card
    • Product label
    • Other web or app design
    • Infographic
    • Web page design
    • Social media page
    • Other book or magazine
    • Other art or illustration
    • App design
    • Landing page design
    • Logo & brand identity pack
    • Sticker
    • Book cover
  2. 2
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 136 )
    • Signage
    • Other business or advertising
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Other design
    • Brochure
    • Poster
    • Book cover
    • Other web or app design
    • Other art or illustration
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Banner ad
    • Product label
    • Business card
    • 3D
    • Logo design
    • Web page design
    • PowerPoint template
    • Logo & hosted website
    • Infographic
    • Car, truck or van wrap
  3. 3
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 147 )
    • Other design
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Signage
    • Other business or advertising
    • Poster
    • Print or packaging design
    • Banner ad
    • Other Graphic Design
    • Facebook cover
    • Brochure
    • Car, truck or van wrap
    • Menu
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Email
    • Logo design
    • Business card
    • T-shirt
    • Other web or app design
    • Logo & business card
    • Infographic
    • Flash banner
    • Web page design
    • Sticker
    • Stationery
    • Social media page
    • Product packaging
    • Product label
    • Other packaging or label
    • Other clothing or merchandise
    • Other art or illustration
    • Magazine cover
    • Landing page design
    • Icon or button
    • Clothing or apparel
    • Book cover
    • Other book or magazine
  4. 4
    Top Level
    4.9
    ( 51 )
    • Signage
    • Other business or advertising
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Poster
    • Facebook cover
    • Banner ad
    • Social media page
    • Landing page design
    • Email
    • Other art or illustration
    • Card or invitation
    • WordPress theme design
    • Stationery
    • Brochure
    • Web page design
    • Other design
    • Logo design
    • Flash banner
    • Car, truck or van wrap
    • Business card
    • Brand guide
    • Book cover
  5. 5
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 95 )
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Brochure
    • Other business or advertising
    • Poster
    • Signage
    • Logo design
    • Infographic
    • Social media page
    • Banner ad
    • PowerPoint template
    • Book cover
    • Product label
    • Other design
    • Other book or magazine
    • Magazine cover
    • Landing page design
    • Facebook cover
    • Email
    • Business card
    • Brand guide
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Car, truck or van wrap
  6. 6
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 165 )
    • Other business or advertising
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Poster
    • Other design
    • Signage
    • Banner ad
    • Brochure
    • Logo design
    • Car, truck or van wrap
    • Illustration or graphics
    • PowerPoint template
    • Other packaging or label
    • Infographic
    • Business card
    • Other art or illustration
    • Other web or app design
    • Menu
    • Product label
    • Stationery
    • Social media page
    • Logo & business card
    • Other book or magazine
  7. 7
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 489 )
    • Brochure
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Other business or advertising
    • Infographic
    • Other design
    • Print or packaging design
    • Signage
    • PowerPoint template
    • Logo design
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Other web or app design
    • Poster
    • Web page design
    • Banner ad
    • App design
    • Business card
    • Typesetting with imagery
    • Stationery
    • Other book or magazine
    • Product label
    • Email
    • Book cover
    • Logo & business card
    • Landing page design
    • Other Graphic Design
    • Logo & brand identity pack
    • Brand guide
    • T-shirt
    • Product packaging
    • Other packaging or label
    • Flash banner
    • Sticker
    • Other art or illustration
    • Magazine cover
    • Icon or button
    • Card or invitation
  8. 8
    Top Level
    4.9
    ( 140 )
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Logo design
    • Signage
    • Other business or advertising
    • Banner ad
    • Poster
    • Web page design
    • Email
    • Other design
    • Logo & business card
    • Brochure
    • Logo & brand identity pack
    • Product packaging
    • T-shirt
    • Book cover
    • Other web or app design
    • Other book or magazine
    • Illustration or graphics
    • PowerPoint template
    • Car, truck or van wrap
    • Infographic
    • Sticker
    • Social media page
    • Product label
    • App design
    • Flash banner
    • Business card
    • Logo & social media pack
    • Landing page design
    • Icon or button
    • Card or invitation
  9. 9
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Web page design
    • Email
    • Logo design
    • Banner ad
    • Other design
    • Other business or advertising
    • Landing page design
    • Social media page
    • Poster
    • Facebook cover
    • Signage
    • Stationery
    • Other web or app design
    • Logo & business card
    • Infographic
    • Product label
    • Other art or illustration
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Icon or button
    • Flash banner
    • Business card
    • Product packaging
    • PowerPoint template
    • Other clothing or merchandise
    • Other book or magazine
    • Menu
    • Brochure
    • Logo & brand identity pack
  10. 10
    Top Level
    5.0
    ( 243 )
    • Poster
    • Postcard, flyer or print
    • Other business or advertising
    • Signage
    • Infographic
    • Banner ad
    • Product label
    • Logo design
    • Brochure
    • Other design
    • Social media page
    • Stationery
    • Illustration or graphics
    • Web page design
    • Business card
    • PowerPoint template
    • Other web or app design
    • Other art or illustration
    • Icon or button
    • Facebook cover
    • Book cover
    • T-shirt
    • Product packaging
    • Email

How did we choose these as the top banner designers?

Banners may seem simple, but that doesn’t mean designers skimp on the effort. Communicating your message as effectively as possible requires a skill set that includes advertising, branding and traditional graphic design. If you want to make the most out of your banner, you need to hire a top designer, so we carefully hand-picked each one on our list based on the following criteria:

1. Design quality

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banner design by Priyo

We subject all of our designers to a preliminary evaluation when they first join 99designs. An expert from our team assesses their portfolio and gauges each designer’s proficiency in conceptual thought, technical execution and knowledge of design principles. The results determine which of our three levels the designer falls into:

  • Top Level
  • Mid Level
  • Entry Level

You can see these levels clearly displayed on each of our designer’s portfolios, so you know whether you’re dealing with a verified expert, or an expert-to-be.

2. Banner design experience

You don’t want just any designer to make your banner, you want one who has done banner design before—and often. Aside from just having experience in banner design, every freelance designer on the list above has received exceptional feedback from their clients on the final product.

3. Professionalism

A good designer is more than just their design skills. We also looked into whether they communicate with clients throughout the process, meet deadlines and foster a satisfactory work relationship. We reviewed feedback from their previous employers to ensure everyone on our banner designer list is, first and foremost, a professional.

Are you ready to hire an stellar freelance banner designer?

Sometimes banners carry a crucial message, and sometimes they just create atmosphere. But unless your banner is designed well, it won’t do anything except hang there. Take a look at our list above and choose the freelance banner designer that fits your project best.

Want more banner designer choices?
99designs has plenty more talented banner designers if the top ten don’t match your style.