Product Designer

20 Best Product Designer

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Fatima Zehra 🌙

Toronto, ON, Canada

🪄 Cultivating magic, one brand at a time.

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Vaibhav Khulbe


∞ Converting ideas into digital products ✓

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Luka Baramishvili

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Frontend Developer

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Rajan Dave

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Product Designer & No-Code Developer.

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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Full-stack no-code designer ✨

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Stacey Troutman

Houston, TX, USA

happiness starts with your brand 🧡

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Sam Cordell

New York, NY, USA

Design with character

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André Duarte's avatar
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André Duarte


Helping your brand grow

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Nicole Cambria

New York, NY, USA

UX & Product Designer for startups 🚀 ✨

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Sebastian Bistran

Leeds, UK

Crafting Products With A Spicy Touch - SRIRACHA 🔥

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Marie Dyachenko


Design that resonates ✶ Product ✶ Web

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Design By Sevd


Elegant brand & web design for the dreamers.

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Brandon Hernández

United States

Frontend Developer

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Jonathan Martinez

New York, NY, USA

Product Strategy & Design for Ambitious Founders

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Prathamesh Agrawal


Innovative UI/UX Designer & Framer Developer

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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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Jithin Kumar


Visual and Product Designer & Framer Expert

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Harsh Shah


UI/UX Wizard: Designing Websites, Apps & Framer

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Facundo Bilotto


Product Designer, Framer Expert, 3D Designer

Common projects for Product Designers

Designing a new product from scratch.

Redesigning an existing product to improve its usability and functionality.

Creating user interfaces for software applications.

Developing wireframes and prototypes for new product ideas.

Conducting user research to inform product design.

Designing product packaging and branding materials.

Tips for working with and hiring Product Designers

Define your product vision

Before engaging a freelance product designer, you should have a clear understanding of what your product should look and function like. This includes the aesthetics, user experience, and any specific features your product should have.

Evaluate their portfolio

Spend time going through the designer's portfolio to ensure their design style aligns with your product vision. Pay attention to their previous projects and assess their ability to design products that are both functional and user-friendly.

Understand their skill set

Ensure the freelance product designer is proficient in the relevant design software and tools, such as Figma, Adobe XD, and Sketch. Their ability to leverage these tools plays a crucial role in the successful development of your product.

Keep communication open

Consistent communication is key for a successful project. Ensure your product designer is responsive and open to feedback. Regularly check on the project's progress to mitigate any issues.

How to hire Product Designers

Define your needs

Start by clearly outlining the product you want to develop or improve, including its desired aesthetics, functionality, and user experience.

Post a detailed job

Write a comprehensive job post on Contra that includes information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline. This will attract product designers who are a good fit for your project.

Review applications

Go through the applications and shortlist product designers based on their skills, experience, and the quality of their portfolio. Look for designers whose past work resonates with your product vision.

Conduct interviews

Interview the shortlisted candidates to get a better understanding of their design process, how they handle feedback, and their approach to user-centric design.

Make an offer

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

3 questions to ask when interviewing Product Designers

1. Can you describe a product you designed and what process you followed from conception to completion?

2. What design tools and methodologies do you typically use in your work?

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

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Frequently asked

Product designers are responsible for creating new products or improving existing ones. They work through all stages of product development, from initial concept, research, and design, through to prototyping and production. Their goal is to create products that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional.

Product designers are responsible for creating new products or improving existing ones. They work through all stages of product development, from initial concept, research, and design, through to prototyping and production. Their goal is to create products that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional.

Hiring a product designer on Contra allows you to access top talent without any hassle. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

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

Product designers use a variety of tools to conceptualize and design products. This includes design software like Figma, Adobe XD, and Sketch, as well as prototyping tools and user research methods.

Product designers can work on a wide range of projects. This includes designing physical products, digital products, user interfaces, and even packaging. They can also work on improving existing products based on user feedback and research.

The cost of hiring a product designer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project, the designer's experience and skills, and the project duration. On average, product designers charge between $25 and $105 per hour.

Product designers on Contra are paid commission-free. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone depending on the terms agreed upon with their clients. They get paid for the work they produce, and clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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