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Michelle Harp

Denver, United States

Product Designer focused on human behaviors

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Ya Ling O

Melbourne VIC, Australia

A passionate product design

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Rahul Gupta

India

Product Designer (UX/UI)

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Sruthy Padannappurath

India

Experienced product designer

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Senal Wijeratne

Sri Lanka

Product Designer (UI/UX)

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Namu Park

New York, United States

Product designer with founder experience

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Jishnu Hari

India

Helping you create user centric products

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Nathan Ivy

Chicago, United States

Physical & Digital Product Design Pro

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Muhamad Fachri Maulana

Indonesia

Product Design (UI/UX) and Social Media Expert

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Antanas Cikanauskas

Lithuania

Well-versed product designer

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Christian Jeremiah

Poland

Product Strategy, Mobile and Web Designs

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Jose Hurtado

Miami, United States

Senior Product Designer | Full-Stack Developer

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Jinyu Li

Berlin, Germany

Full-stack freelance product designer

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Aisha Omoniyi

Lagos, Nigeria

Innovative Product Designer: UI/UX, Content Writer

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Blas Paredes

Mendoza Province, Argentina

Product Designer - Framer Expert

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Callum Fackrell

Kent, United Kingdom

Psychology-infused UX for startups

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Vera Mardovina

San Francisco, United States

Product Designer, UI/UX, Wireframing & Prototyping

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Gabe Abussafi

Brazil

Experienced Designer | Code and Content Fast

Common projects for Product Designers

Designing a new product from scratch.

Redesigning an existing product to improve its usability and functionality.

Creating user interfaces for software applications.

Developing wireframes and prototypes for new product ideas.

Conducting user research to inform product design.

Designing product packaging and branding materials.

Tips for working with and hiring Product Designers

Define your product vision

Before engaging a freelance product designer, you should have a clear understanding of what your product should look and function like. This includes the aesthetics, user experience, and any specific features your product should have.

Evaluate their portfolio

Spend time going through the designer's portfolio to ensure their design style aligns with your product vision. Pay attention to their previous projects and assess their ability to design products that are both functional and user-friendly.

Understand their skill set

Ensure the freelance product designer is proficient in the relevant design software and tools, such as Figma, Adobe XD, and Sketch. Their ability to leverage these tools plays a crucial role in the successful development of your product.

Keep communication open

Consistent communication is key for a successful project. Ensure your product designer is responsive and open to feedback. Regularly check on the project's progress to mitigate any issues.

How to hire Product Designers

Define your needs

Start by clearly outlining the product you want to develop or improve, including its desired aesthetics, functionality, and user experience.

Post a detailed job

Write a comprehensive job post on Contra that includes information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline. This will attract product designers who are a good fit for your project.

Review applications

Go through the applications and shortlist product designers based on their skills, experience, and the quality of their portfolio. Look for designers whose past work resonates with your product vision.

Conduct interviews

Interview the shortlisted candidates to get a better understanding of their design process, how they handle feedback, and their approach to user-centric design.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right product designer, make an offer through Contra. This should include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Product Designers

1. Can you describe a product you designed and what process you followed from conception to completion?

2. What design tools and methodologies do you typically use in your work?

3. How do you incorporate user feedback into your design process?

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Frequently asked
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Product designers are responsible for creating new products or improving existing ones. They work through all stages of product development, from initial concept, research, and design, through to prototyping and production. Their goal is to create products that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional.

Product designers are responsible for creating new products or improving existing ones. They work through all stages of product development, from initial concept, research, and design, through to prototyping and production. Their goal is to create products that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional.

Hiring a product designer on Contra allows you to access top talent without any hassle. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Product designers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of product designers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Product designers use a variety of tools to conceptualize and design products. This includes design software like Figma, Adobe XD, and Sketch, as well as prototyping tools and user research methods.

Product designers can work on a wide range of projects. This includes designing physical products, digital products, user interfaces, and even packaging. They can also work on improving existing products based on user feedback and research.

The cost of hiring a product designer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project, the designer's experience and skills, and the project duration. On average, product designers charge between $25 and $105 per hour.

Product designers on Contra are paid commission-free. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone depending on the terms agreed upon with their clients. They get paid for the work they produce, and clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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