User experience is a high priority for modern, successful businesses. Despite the concept of UX/UI design being far from a new concept, its importance in a product or service being successful has risen in recent times.
Freelance UX designers
The benefits of including a UX designer in your product/service development are obvious, but there are additional benefits that come with using a freelance UX designer.
The freelancer will come with valuable experience from other industries and businesses, which will give you fresh ideas and perspectives on a particular usability issue.
A freelance UX designer is also contracted on-demand, meaning that you can control costs by only paying for UX design exactly when you need it in the product development cycle.
If you're new to this way of working, outsourcing tasks to a freelancer might feel risky. In this guide, there are some tactics you can use to reduce the risk of hiring a freelancer for the first time.