Brand Designer

20 Best Brand Designer

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Hanna Woa 🔥


Building badass brands for badass entrepreneurs 💣

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Paula | Land it

Valencia, Spain

Being creative can be strategic ✨

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Aishwarya | Brand Therapy


Unlock your brand's 2.0 ⚡️

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Ifeoma Ahuna

Dallas, TX, USA

✨ Making content FUN, easy, and sustainable again!

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Barbiana Liu

New York, NY, USA

Transforming Ideas into Memorable Brands

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Myriam Phung


Need a designer? I'm a designer.

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Gargi Kanade


Crafting Powerful Brandings & Visual Experiences.

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Haley Helmold

Chicago, IL, USA

creating minimal & memorable brands

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Pau Suárez

Barcelona, Spain

Interdisciplinary Designer - Graphic Design Expert

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Chris Luniewicz

Massachusetts, USA

Sr. Visual Designer & No-Code Developer

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André Duarte


Helping your brand grow

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Stacey Troutman

Houston, TX, USA

happiness starts with your brand 🧡

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Khushbakht Hashim


Helping Food and Beverage Industries Stand Out🍔🎨

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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Full-stack no-code designer ✨

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Design By Sevd


Elegant brand & web design for the dreamers.

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Julia Sit

Toronto, ON, Canada

Graphic Designer for DTC brands

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Téa Rae Designs

United States

Digital Content Hub - Websites, Graphics & Copy

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Nabeel A. ✦


Product Design | Brand Design | Illustration

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David Blnke 🔥

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Senior Product and Brand Designer | Framer Expert

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Harsh Shah


UI/UX Wizard: Designing Websites, Apps & Framer

Common projects for Brand Designers

Developing a new brand identity for a startup.

Rebranding an existing company to align with a new business strategy.

Designing a logo that stands out and represents the company's values.

Creating brand guidelines to ensure consistency across all marketing materials.

Designing business cards, letterheads, and other stationery items that align with the brand identity.

Creating a comprehensive branding strategy for a product launch.

Tips for working with and hiring Brand Designers

Define your branding goals

Before hiring a brand designer, determine your branding goals. What is the message you want to convey? Who is your target audience? Having a clear vision will help the designer create a brand that aligns with your business objectives.

Evaluate their portfolio

Review the brand designer's portfolio to get a sense of their style and capabilities. Look for projects that are similar to what you have in mind for your brand. This can give you confidence in their ability to deliver the results you want.

Check their technical skills

Ensure the brand designer is proficient in the necessary design tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Sketch. Their ability to use these tools effectively is crucial to the design process.

Communicate through Contra

Effective communication is key to a successful project. Make sure to provide clear feedback and discuss any changes through Contra to ensure everything is documented and understood by both parties.

How to hire Brand Designers

Define your needs

Start by identifying your branding needs. What is your brand's mission? Who is your target audience? Having a clear understanding of your brand will help you communicate your needs to the designer.

Post a detailed job

Provide a detailed description of your project on Contra. Include information about your brand, the scope of the job, and the skills required. This will help attract the right designers.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and portfolio. Look at their past projects to get a sense of their design style and capabilities.

Conduct interviews

Interview the shortlisted candidates. Ask them about their design process, how they handle feedback, and any specific questions about your project.

Make an offer

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

3 questions to ask when interviewing Brand Designers

1. Can you tell me about a branding project you're particularly proud of and why?

2. How do you approach a new branding project?

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

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Frequently asked

A freelance brand designer creates a visual identity for a business or product. This includes designing a unique logo, choosing a color palette, and creating typography that aligns with the brand's personality and values.

A freelance brand designer creates a visual identity for a business or product. This includes designing a unique logo, choosing a color palette, and creating typography that aligns with the brand's personality and values.

Hiring a brand designer on Contra gives you access to top talent without any commission fees. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and manage contracts and payments all in one place.

Brand designers use a variety of tools to create and design visual identities. Some commonly used software includes Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), Sketch, Figma, and Canva.

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

Projects that require brand design skills often include creating brand identities for new businesses, rebranding existing companies, designing logos, and developing brand guidelines.

The cost of hiring a brand designer on Contra can vary depending on the designer's experience and the scope of the project. On average, brand designers on Contra charge between $150 and $300 per hour.

Freelance brand designers get paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The payment is held in escrow and is only released after the client approves the deliverables or automatically within three days.

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