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Nahaël Mele's avatar
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Nahaël Mele

Taiwan

Experienced Product & Web Designer

Recommended 7x
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Pradyumn Vaishnav

India

Building Brands That Matter ~ Design ✶ Development

Recommended 5x
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André Duarte

Portugal

Branding, web & product design specialist

Recommended 9x
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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Product designer & no-code developer ✨

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Ahmir Williams

Los Angeles, CA, USA

🚀🧠 Innovation + Intuition = Limitless Design 🌐✨

Recommended 6x
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Rajan Dave

India

Product Designer & No-Code Developer.

Recommended 13x
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Nicole Cambria

New York, NY, USA

driving results from data to design 🪷

Recommended 10x
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Marie Dyachenko

Ukraine

Design that resonates ✶ Product ✶ Web

Recommended 2x
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Sami Downing

United States

Visual Designer

Recommended 6x
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Brandon Hernández

United States

Frontend Developer

Recommended 10x
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Emmanuel Nwankwo

Nigeria

UI/UX and Web Designer

Recommended 6x
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Artyum Grebenyuk

Israel

Framer Designer and Developer

Recommended 5x
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Pius Henry

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Digital Marketing Manager

Recommended 12x
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Prathamesh Agrawal

India

Innovative UI/UX Designer & Framer Developer

Recommended 2x
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Adam Bagusm

Indonesia

UI UX and a Webflow Designer

Recommended 13x
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Nabeel A. ✦

Pakistan

Product Design | Brand Design | Illustration

Recommended 3x
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David Blnke 🔥

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Senior Product and Brand Designer | Framer Expert

Recommended 4x
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Elsa Toussaint

Brussels, Belgium

Meaningful design for bold entrepreneurs

Recommended 7x
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Jithin Kumar

India

Visual and Product Designer & Framer Expert

Recommended 4x
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Harsh Shah

India

UI/UX Wizard: Designing Websites, Apps & Framer

Common projects for UX Designers

Designing a new mobile or web application from scratch.

Redesigning an existing application to improve its user experience.

Conducting user research and usability testing to validate design decisions.

Creating user flows, wireframes, and prototypes for new features or functionalities.

Developing a UX design strategy for a new product launch.

Improving the accessibility of an existing application to cater to a wider user base.

Tips for working with and hiring UX Designers

Define your project

Be clear about what you need from the UX Designer. This includes the user interface design, user experience strategy, and any specific features or functionalities your project requires.

Review their portfolio

Take time to review the designer's portfolio on Contra to ensure their style and past work align with your project's requirements. Look at their previous UX design projects, noting the user experience, interface design, and overall aesthetics.

Understand their skills

Ensure the UX designer is proficient in the necessary software and tools, such as Adobe XD, Figma, and Sketch. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial to the successful execution of your project.

Communicate through Contra

Good communication is vital for a successful project. Ensure your UX designer is responsive, open to feedback, and changes. Make use of Contra's built-in communication tools for seamless interaction and project management.

How to hire UX Designers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a UX Designer. This could include user interface design, user experience strategy, or the creation of specific features or functionalities.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to design, and how they handle various aspects of UX design. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

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

3 questions to ask when interviewing UX Designers

1. Can you describe your design process from user research to prototyping and user testing?

2. Can you provide examples of similar UX Design projects you've worked on in the past?

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

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Frequently asked
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A freelance UX Designer is a professional who creates user-friendly and intuitive designs for digital products such as websites or applications. They are responsible for the overall user experience of a product, including its structure, layout, and the way it functions.

A freelance UX Designer is a professional who creates user-friendly and intuitive designs for digital products such as websites or applications. They are responsible for the overall user experience of a product, including its structure, layout, and the way it functions.

Hiring a UX Designer on Contra gives you the freedom to choose from top freelance talent from around the world without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

User Experience (UX) Design is the process of creating products that provide meaningful and relevant experiences to users. This involves the design of both a product's usability and the pleasure consumers derive from using the product.

UX Designers use a variety of tools depending on the specific requirements of the project. Commonly used tools include Adobe XD, Figma, and Sketch for designing interfaces, and tools like InVision and Marvel for prototyping.

The cost of hiring a UX Designer on Contra can vary based on factors such as the designer's experience, the complexity of the project, and the duration of the project. Generally, the cost can range from $55 to $100 per hour.

Freelance UX Designers on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

Projects that require UX Design skills often include the design of digital products like websites or mobile applications, redesigning an existing product to improve its user experience, conducting user research to understand user needs, creating wireframes and prototypes for new features or functions, and testing the usability of a product.

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