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20 Best Web Designer

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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, United States

Product designer & no-code developer ✨

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Nahaël Mele


Web Developer Turning Ideas into Reality 💻

Recommended 4x
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Sebastian Bistran

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Crafting Products With A Spicy Touch - SRIRACHA 🔥

Recommended 10x
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Abdul Qader

Madrid, Spain

Expert Webflow & Framer Developer

Recommended 5x
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Eugen Ciachir

Bucharest, Romania

Design Director & Framer Expert

Recommended 6x
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Rajan Dave


Webflow Expert & Web Designer

Recommended 5x
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Chris Luniewicz

Massachusetts, United States

I Build Framer Sites & Craft Brand Identities 💻

Recommended 4x
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Sohil Jain

District of Columbia, United States

Website Designer + Framer Developer.

Recommended 8x
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Madison Green

Dallas, United States

UX Design · Web Design · Email Design Expert

Recommended 11x
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Jithin Kumar


Visual and Product Designer & Framer Expert

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Ahmad S. Afandi

Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

UI Designer & Framer Expert

Recommended 6x
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Jorge Zamora

San Francisco, United States

❖ Bringing Your Designs to Life in Framer ❖

Recommended 5x
André Duarte's avatar
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André Duarte


Branding, web & product design specialist

Recommended 2x
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Ajay Pawriya


Selling not designs but new ways of thinking

Recommended 2x
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Studio Nika

Barcelona, Spain

We design brands that bring joy to the world.

Recommended 3x
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Ashwin Pradeep Kumar

Kerala, India

Expert Web Designer using Framer

Recommended 2x
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Laura Castano


Web and product designer

Recommended 4x
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Jaime Wright

Harker Heights, United States

Elevated brands for modern, ambitious businesses.

Recommended 4x
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Matt Losapio

United States

Custom Brand Design, Graphic Art & Illustration.

Recommended 7x
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Ansh Jamdagni

Bengaluru, India

Creating Awesome Visuals & Framer Websites✨

Common projects for Web Designers

Website Design or Redesign: Creating a new website or updating an existing one to improve its look and functionality.

Responsive Design: Making a website mobile-friendly to ensure it works well on all devices.

E-commerce Site Design: Designing a user-friendly online store with shopping cart and payment functionalities.

UI/UX Design: Improving a website's user interface and user experience to make it more intuitive and engaging.

Branding: Creating a consistent visual identity for a company or product across all web pages.

SEO Optimization: Designing a website with SEO best practices in mind to improve its search engine rankings.

Tips for working with and hiring Web Designers

Before you start, have a clear vision of your website's needs

This includes the design, functionality, and any specific features you want the site to have. Sharing these details with your web designer from the beginning will ensure a smooth collaboration.

Review the web designer's portfolio on their Contra profile

Look for projects similar to yours and note the quality, creativity, and functionality of their work. This will give you a good idea of their capabilities and style.

Communication is key to a successful project

Clarify your expectations from the start and maintain open lines of communication throughout the project. Use Contra's in-built messaging system to stay connected and provide feedback.

Understand the payment terms on Contra

Web designers on Contra can be paid per project, per hour, per milestone, or on a retainer basis. Ensure you agree on a payment plan that suits both parties before starting the project.

How to hire Web Designers

Define your needs

Before you start your search, identify what you need from a web designer. This could include specific design features, a time frame for completion, and your budget.

Post a detailed job

Create a job post on Contra that clearly outlines your project requirements. Be sure to include the skills and experience you're looking for in a web designer.

Review applications

Once you receive applications, review each one carefully. Look at each freelancer's portfolio and experience to see if they're a good fit for your project.

Conduct interviews

Interview a few potential freelancers to get a better understanding of their skills and work style. Use Contra's in-built messaging system to communicate with them.

Make an offer

When you've found the right web designer, make an offer using Contra's platform. This will include a contract and payment agreement. Once the freelancer accepts the offer, you can begin working together on your project.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Web Designers

1. Can you tell me about a project you've worked on that is similar to mine?

2. What is your process for creating a website from scratch?

3. How do you handle feedback and revisions during the design process?

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Frequently asked

Web design involves creating the visual aesthetics and usability of a website. Web designers use various design software and coding languages to make a website look good and function well on all devices.

Web design involves creating the visual aesthetics and usability of a website. Web designers use various design software and coding languages to make a website look good and function well on all devices.

A freelance web designer uses their skills in design and programming to create or redesign websites. They work with clients to understand their needs, create a design that meets these needs, and then build the website. They may also maintain and update the site after it's launched.

Hiring a web designer on Contra allows you to view their portfolio, chat with them directly, negotiate terms, and pay them all in one place. Contra's secure platform also makes it easy to manage your project and ensure a successful outcome.

You can browse through web designers' profiles on Contra or post a job detailing your project needs. Web designers who match your requirements can apply for the job, and you can choose the one who fits your project best.

Web design skills are needed for a variety of projects, such as creating a new website, redesigning an existing site, developing an e-commerce platform, improving a site's user experience, or creating a consistent brand identity across a website.

The cost of hiring a web designer on Contra can range from $25 to $80 per hour. The final cost will depend on the complexity of the project, the designer's experience, and the agreed payment terms.

Web designers on Contra can be paid per project, per hour, per milestone, or on a retainer basis. All payments are made through the platform, and Contra holds the funds in escrow until the work is completed to ensure both parties are protected.

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