30 Exceptional Portfolio Style WordPress Themes for Freelancers

Maybe it’s because I live relatively close to an art school here in Columbus Ohio, but this time of year always reminds me that there is a huge number of students getting ready to enter into the workforce as they graduate from various universities. A lot of those graduates are going to either do part time or full time freelancing for a specific creative discipline. And all of those new freelancers are going to need a top notch website. Which, of course, is where WordPress comes in. And this collection of 30 exceptional WordPress themes for freelancers in 2016. Enjoy!

Divi WordPress Theme


Pressco is a very clean and tidy portfolio style theme for businesses or freelancers to show off their work.


  • Full Details | Price: $49


ThemeSoft is a clean & responsive portfolio theme for creatives, businesses and freelancers.



Scrollcase is a tidy little theme which could be used for a personal portfolio website – show off your photos or graphic work in style with a separate portfolio section and an optional homepage slider.


  • Full Details | Price: $49


Capiton is an extremely clean theme suitable for a portfolio or business website, it has minimal styling is very versatile. From the theme options panel you are able to change around the homepage by showing / hiding the slider, choosing how many portfolio and blog entries to display and choosing between 4 included styes – Light, Light Wide, Dark and Dark Wide.



The “Intro” theme is a Portfolio based theme for WordPress. When designing it, we made sure it would have everything we would have wanted if we were using the theme for our own portfolios.



The Profile Theme is designed to be a hub for everything about you. It’s the perfect solution for an online resume, portfolio and professional presence. The theme features many social media links and options, multiple portfolio templates, slideshow template, several shortcodes, full-width background image, versatile blog layouts and more!



The Portfolio Theme is a minimal yet powerful solution for displaying artwork. The theme features a fully responsive framework that looks fantastic on any mobile device. It contains multiple portfolio layout options and a slideshow page template. The Portfolio Theme features the WordPress 3.4 custom header and custom background options, in addition to an abundance of color change and theme customization options. It’s compatible with the WooCommerce plugin — so selling artwork and merchandise through your site is easier than ever.



Professionally showcase and sell your photography with the fully responsive Photographer Theme. This theme was created with the photographer in mind, featuring a minimal design that focuses on the photography. Several portfolio page templates, a slideshow template, shop template, shortcodes and much more are included with the theme. The Photographer Theme also features a full width blog page template, so the focus remains on your photographs.



The Block Theme was designed using a stylish and minimal approach with a unique layout that fits like a glove. It features an optional Twitter feed, featured content slider with thumbnails, portfolio page template, social media buttons and much more. You can optionally display the theme navigation within the header or the sidebar.


  • Full Details | Price: $69


The Structure Theme is a minimally designed theme with a beautiful layout featuring 2 color variations — a white version and a black version.



The Showcase Theme is perfect for displaying your artwork and videos in a beautifully simple layout. The clean design allows viewers to focus entirely on the work presented without any distractions. The theme is an ideal solution for artists, designers, photographers and animators.



Vimes is a simple & elegant theme for WordPress, designed especially for design agencies, photographers and artists, but which can be easily used as a traditional blog theme.



Advantage is a responsive, modern, retina-ready and clean portfolio theme. A theme that is excellent for designers, illustrators, photographers and small creative agencies!



Atolo – responsive single page WordPress theme is suitable for individual portfolios or small businesses. It has a minimal and clean style and the main point of attraction is the diamond shape built with css3.



Moments is a beautiful minimalist WordPress theme that makes your images and videos the center of attention. Moments automatically lines up your photos, videos and posts in a stunning masonry grid with infinite scrolling. You can even connect Moments to your Instagram account!



Modelish is a unique modern HTML5+LESS fully responsive WordPress theme for presenting artwork or photography, but can be customized for any business. Highly optimized with mobile first techniques and retina display support, this template will bring style and a modern feal your audience has never seen before. It’s unique customizable system with LESS variables makes it easy to adapt to your favorite colors, fonts and style preferences.



Smarald is an incredibly unique, highly interactive, retina ready, responsive WordPress Portfolio theme, suitable for all sorts of creatives, agencies and even blogs. Whether you want to showcase your work in a beautiful way, share your articles with your readers, or just to have a great presentational website for your agency, you have chosen the right theme for it – Smarald.


Folio WP

Folio-WP is a single responsive portfolio WordPress theme + blog. Perfect to promote your entity: work or business.



KULA is a beautifully simple, visually stunning, and striking ‘One-Page’ creative WordPress theme. It looks amazingly awesome on Retina screens (even the icons are ‘Retina Ready’), and is perfect to use, from freelancer to agency, and everything in between. The template is fully responsive, and looks amazing on your Smartphone, Tablet, and Desktop. Beautiful typography, gorgeous iconography, subtle CSS3 effects, and those small details that really make you stand out from the crowd.


  • Full Details | Price: $35


IMPULS is a responsive WordPress theme based on Twitter Bootstrap framework. This theme has been designed as a single page graphics solution suitable for business, non-profit organizations, website portfolio or product single sites with the support of responsive layout. This theme uses the latest HTML5 and CSS3 technologies. Theme is compatibile with WordPress 3.5 and higher.


  • Full Details | Price: $35


Crisp is an elegant and clean theme perfect for any kind of professional or personal portfolio.


  • Full Details | Price: $40


Stand is a beautiful, responsive, modular, touch enabled portfolio theme for WordPress, is built on a solid and flexible theme framework and it’s the ideal solution for agencies, designers, bloggers, and everyone who wants to show their work or blog with a really attractive design.


  • Full Details | Price: $45


Novelty – is clean and modern WordPress Portfolio & Blog Theme. With a responsive design it is easily usable with any device, without removing any content! Can be used by photographers, portfolio, companies, private blogs and more.


  • Full Details | Price: $45


Tripod is a responsive drag-and-drop layout builder WordPress theme intended to power professional photographers blogs or sites coming with complex image gallery options.



Metrofy is a great theme for freelancers or creative agencies.


  • Full Details | Price: $40


Salient is an ultra responsive, beautiful WordPress theme that is perfect for freelancers, photographers, designers and creative agencies alike. Its stunning design and layout capabilities will give your portfolio pieces the attention they deserve.



Slurp is a Minimalistic and creative grid portfolio theme for creatives.



Neuron Responsive WordPress Theme is a clean and modern theme design with 3 built in theme colors to suit your needs.


  • Full Details | Price: $45


If you are searching something different and out of the line, please check out Hexic – Multipurpose One Page Responsive WP Theme. Hexic is a fully configurable and easy to use WordPress theme with a lot of great features. It has been specifically designed to be easily customized and it’s created for creatives who want to make portfolio in minutes.


  • Full Details | Price: $40


Flashback – A sturdy portfolio theme built for vigorous creatives such as photographers, web freelancers, design agencies, artists, and much more! Flashback puts your awesome creative work at the very center and provides users with a jaw-dropping experience.


Nathan B Weller

Nathan B Weller

Hi! I'm Nathan B Weller: writer, book lover, and digital publisher. I use WordPress to launch blogs, products, businesses and portfolios for myself and my clients. If you'd like to see what I'm up to on a regular basis stop by my website at www.nathanbweller.com.

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