Hiring a UX Designer for your Startup
Who are UX designers?
UX designers are creatives who designs user interfaces and experiences. A ux designers goal is to make the interface or experience as easy and efficient for users to complete their desired action, whether it be making a purchase, inquiring about your product, posting on social media - whatever they want. UX designers are responsible for getting them there. User experience designers help with wire framing, user testing, usability testing, interaction design for digital products. Note a freelance ux designer is different from a user interface designer.
The ROI of hiring a great UX designer is incredibly high. Companies who have embraced UX design are seeing their ROI increase by 300% on average.
How much does a UX designer cost?
How can UX design impact my revenue?
UX design directly impacts your bottom line. A huge impact UX has is decreasing customer acquisition costs by providing a better online experience for your product or service. A user experience designer can create more user-friendly flows and look at your overall user experience from a high level to align with your business goals. For example, if you have an e-commerce website with products that people are interested in buying but get lost when trying to make the purchase, your UX designer can totally change this.
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Why hiring a freelance UX designer is smarter
We recommend for startups that they hire a UX designer after they've collected initial data from customer and are looking to improve conversion or overall customer experience. You can also hire a UX designer before you start building but we'd usually recommend a product designer at this stage as they can build the initial brand and experience.
Hiring a UX designer at the initial stages of product design is a great choice for companies who are working on experiences that don't current exist in the market. For example for voice driven startups - we recommend a UX designer as first hire. When there is no one in the market doing anything similar, you'll need a UX designer to set the path.
When working with a UX specialistic we recommend starting hiring a part-time freelancer, rather than a full-time employee. Many companies utilize UX talent for optimization projects, so we suggest going one project at a time.
Is Design Match for you?
You're a founder or a creator
You’re building an impactful product
You’re happy to work with remote talent
You’re looking for a designer for at least one month