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Priyanka Pragada


UX Designer for mobile & web apps

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Makrand Patwardhan

Bengaluru, India

UX Design Strategist for SaaS and Website Designs

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Fabián Bogliacino


Sr. UX/UI Designer for Team Success

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Madison Green

Dallas, United States

Senior UX/UI & Web Designer

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Petra Smolcic


UX/UI designer & Consultant

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Kyrylo Liakhovets


Crypto UX/UI Designer for User-Centered Solutions

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Leslie A Teta

Montreal, Canada

UX designer

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yq; hertafui


UX Designer | Sustainable UX Design Enthusiast

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Linu Foghis

London, United Kingdom

Tech-savvy UX/UI Web and Product Designer

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Lowk .


UX Designer & No Code Developer

Recommended 2x
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Serra Ozkaragoz

Dallas, United States

User-centric Design, Web & Mobile

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Thea Cooke

Denver, United States

Data-Driven UX Strategist

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Ahmed Jamal


Passionate UI/UX designer

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Sabrine Mejri

Virginia, United States

Professional UX/UI Designer

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Bhavaneeswara Rohitha Pudu


Creative UX freelancer specializing in front-end

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Sarthak Totre


Calls to action: "Let's collaborate"

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Ahmed Aldeeb


UX/UI Designer

Common projects for UX Researchers

Conducting user interviews to gather insights about a product or service.

Carrying out usability testing to evaluate a product's user interface.

Performing competitor analysis to gain a comprehensive understanding of the market.

Developing user personas to guide product development efforts.

Conducting surveys to gather user feedback on a product or service.

Performing A/B testing to evaluate different design elements of a product.

Tips for working with and hiring UX Researchers

Understand the uX research process

Before hiring a UX researcher, familiarize yourself with the UX research process. This will help you understand the researcher's role and what to expect during the project.

Define your goals

Clearly articulate your project goals and what you hope to achieve with the UX research. This will guide the researcher in their work and ensure aligned expectations.

Review their portfolio

Look at the researcher's previous work to understand their research methods, how they analyze data, and the outcomes of their research. This will give you a sense of their approach to UX research.

Regular communication

Maintain regular communication with your UX researcher throughout the project. Use Contra's platform for communication to ensure all project-related discussions are organized and easily accessible.

How to hire UX Researchers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a UX Researcher. This could include the type of research needed, your goals for the research, and any specific methodologies you prefer.

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 required skills, 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 research, and how they handle various aspects of UX research. 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 Researchers

1. Can you describe a project where your research significantly influenced the design decision?

2. What UX research methods do you prefer to use and why?

3. How do you handle situations when your research findings are not in line with the expectations of stakeholders?

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Frequently asked

UX Research (User Experience Research) is a process that involves gathering information about a product's users and their needs and preferences. The goal is to understand user behavior, needs, and motivations to inform the design process.

UX Research (User Experience Research) is a process that involves gathering information about a product's users and their needs and preferences. The goal is to understand user behavior, needs, and motivations to inform the design process.

A freelance UX researcher conducts various types of user research, such as user interviews, surveys, usability testing, and more. They analyze and interpret the data to gain insights into user behavior and preferences, which inform the product's design and development.

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

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

Projects that require UX research skills often include product development, website or app design, user interface design, and any project that aims to improve the user experience.

The cost of hiring a UX researcher on Contra can vary based on the researcher's experience and skills, and the project duration. It typically ranges from $55-$70 per hour.

Freelance UX researchers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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