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Olivia Kelliher

Nashville, TN, USA

Balancing creativity & entrepreneurship 🚀

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Sílvia Pinho

Lisbon, Portugal

Social media strategy & content for FUN brands!

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Kathleen Cuevas

Metro Manila, Philippines

UI/UX Designer with advanced coding skills

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Cheree Zellars

Washington, DC, USA

Framer & Webflow Developer

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Jonathan Martinez

New York, NY, USA

Build products that investors back & users love!

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Zain Khan

Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan

Product Designer reimagining the future of work ✨

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Fanni Csincsak

Budapest, Hungary

Solving problems and creating enduring value.

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Sami Abderrezak

Paris, France

Creative Webflow/Front-end Developer

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Henry Rahr

Los Angeles, CA, USA

B2B UX Designer w/ 13yrs Experience & Own Agency

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Teodora Bogdan

Bucharest, Romania

Unique Art Director & Passionate Graphic Designer✨

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Nikita Shekhovtsov

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Designing visuals, coding for the web

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Junaid S


Crafting premium websites for visionary clients

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Nathan Lopez

Boston, MA, USA

Kick-ass Visual Designer

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Adarsh S

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Assured Delivery, App Development | 10+ years Exp.

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Naglaa Fouz


FRONT-END React &Next Js ✨

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Jay B

Queensland, Australia

High performance website solutions.

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Anxhela Musai

Toronto, ON, Canada

Dedicated UX & Web Design Creator 💻

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Bahaa Tantaoui


✨ Web Development that makes a difference

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Shrey Trivedi 🔥

London, UK

UX/UI Designer and Framer Website Developer 🔥

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Upnishad Pandya

Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

Framer Expert and Passionate Web Designer.

Common projects for UX Engineers

Designing user-friendly interfaces for websites or mobile apps.

Creating wireframes, storyboards, and prototypes to illustrate design ideas.

Conducting user research and testing to optimize UX design.

Developing UX design strategies based on target audience demographics and user personas.

Improving the usability and accessibility of existing digital products.

Working with developers and designers to implement and refine UX design.

Tips for working with and hiring UX Engineers

Understand your needs

Be clear about the goals of your project and the specific UX tasks that you need assistance with. This can include designing user flows, creating wireframes and prototypes, or conducting user testing.

Review their portfolio

A UX engineer's portfolio can give you a sense of their design thinking, problem-solving skills, and attention to user needs. Look for projects that are similar to yours in terms of complexity and industry.

Check their technical skills

Ensure the UX engineer is proficient in the necessary software and tools, such as Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma, and prototyping tools. Also, assess their understanding of responsive design and usability standards.

Maintain regular communication

Keep the lines of communication open through Contra's platform. Regularly discuss project progress, provide feedback, and address any concerns promptly. This helps ensure the project stays on track and meets your expectations.

How to hire UX Engineers

Define your needs

Understand the specific UX tasks that your project requires. This could include designing user flows, creating wireframes, conducting user testing, or implementing designs.

Post a detailed job

Provide a comprehensive job description including the project requirements, the UX tasks involved, and the desired project outcomes. Detailed job posts attract more suitable candidates.

Review applications

Shortlist UX Engineers based on their skills, experience, and portfolio. Look for professionals whose past projects align with your requirements.

Conduct interviews

Use the interview to assess the UX Engineer's design thinking, problem-solving skills, and experience with similar projects. Discuss your project specifics and expectations to ensure a mutual understanding.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right UX Engineer, make an offer through Contra. Include the project terms, payment details, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing UX Engineers

1. Can you describe a project where you improved the user experience significantly and how you achieved it?

2. How do you approach user testing and incorporate the feedback into your designs?

3. Can you describe your experience working with developers and other stakeholders in a UX project?

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Frequently asked

A UX (User Experience) Engineer is a professional who combines programming skills with design to create user-friendly and appealing interfaces. They balance technical functionality with aesthetic and user-centered design principles to enhance user satisfaction.

A UX (User Experience) Engineer is a professional who combines programming skills with design to create user-friendly and appealing interfaces. They balance technical functionality with aesthetic and user-centered design principles to enhance user satisfaction.

A freelance UX Engineer on Contra can assist with various tasks such as creating user flows, designing wireframes and prototypes, conducting user testing, and implementing responsive design. They can work on a project basis, hourly, or through milestones depending on your project needs.

Hiring a UX Engineer on Contra allows you to connect with top freelance talent globally. The platform's commission-free policy ensures that your funds go directly to the freelancer. Contra also facilitates clear communication, secure contracts, and organized payments.

You can hire a UX Engineer on Contra by posting a job detailing your project requirements, or by browsing profiles and inviting suitable professionals to apply. You can review their portfolios, interview them, and hire the one that fits your project best.

A UX Engineer should have a strong understanding of UX design principles, proficiency in design and prototyping tools like Figma or Sketch, knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and experience conducting user research and testing.

The cost of hiring a UX Engineer on Contra can range from $25 to $70 per hour. The final cost depends on the complexity of your project, the freelancer's experience, and the project duration.

On Contra, UX Engineers can be paid on an hourly rate, per project, or per milestone, commission-free. The payment for each milestone is held in escrow and released upon approval of the deliverables or automatically within three days.

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