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Product Designer Overview

Job Description

A freelance Product Designer is responsible for creating innovative and visually appealing product designs for clients across various industries. They collaborate with clients to understand their specific needs and requirements, conduct research to gather insights, and translate those insights into tangible design concepts. The freelance Product Designer utilizes their skills in sketching, 3D modeling, prototyping, and user testing to develop functional and aesthetically pleasing product designs. They work independently and remotely, managing multiple projects simultaneously and adhering to project deadlines. A strong attention to detail, creativity, problem-solving skills, and proficiency in design software are essential for success in this role.

Most Common Skills

Design Thinking, User Research, and Figma - For more data, check Product Designer skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$93 - This number comes from our open-source Product Designer hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Jony Ive, the former Chief Design Officer at Apple, designed the iconic look of products like the iMac, iPod, and iPhone.
  • Product Designer Dieter Rams is renowned for his ten principles of good design, one of which is "Good design is as little design as possible."
  • Charles Eames, the famous American product designer, once said, "The details are not the details. They make the design."


  • "Product designers: architects of innovation, artists of functionality, and mastermind problem solvers – shaping the world, one brilliant creation at a time."
  • "Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful." - Dieter Rams
  • "Product designers: turning coffee into code since forever."

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