Freelancer is hiringProduct Designer

Full TimeUI/UX Design
Posted 10mo ago


Are you a tech-loving, self-motivated Product Designer with big ideas? Are you ready to shake things up and create next level design trends for a global company with over 66 Million users?

We are seeking a Product Designer to help drive the company's design system to refine and push our user experience to the next level, as well as launch exciting new features to our ever growing audience.

Twelve-time Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace, which connects millions of clients to freelancers across the globe. You’ll be joining a highly experienced and fresh-minded tech-loving design team, directly contributing to the creative collaboration and reworking of Freelancer’s design space. You’ll have great creative vision and expertise in visual communication with UX, UI and branding.

The type of designer we?re looking for:

  • You are a Product Designer with a deep understanding and appreciation of digital technologies and how they are designed.
  • You love people; empathizing with users, problem solving and creating amazing product experiences.
  • Strong visual design skills, and being able to use them to craft engaging and meaningful experiences for our users.
  • You love to prototype to help get your ideas across and refine and rework to get a working version out for live testing.
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative workplace; partnering with the rest of the design team, product managers, engineers, and other disciplines throughout the company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work as part of the Design Systems team to build the next generation UI components for the Freelancer ecosystem.
  • Collaborating with product teams to aid in their product focused initiatives, ensuring all user facing touch points align with our design system and the company’s overall vision.
  • Planning and conducting UX research projects (workshops, interviews, surveys and usability testing sessions) including defining research objectives, developing scripts and test plans, participant recruitment and conducting sessions.
  • Producing journey maps, user flows, sketches and annotated wireframes.
  • Determine information architecture and create sitemaps.
  • Production of design prototypes (both low and high fidelity) for demos and stakeholder feedback.


  • 2+ years designing solutions for digital products.
  • Experience working with Figma and/or Sketch managing design systems. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is also desirable.
  • Strong UX knowledge across iOS, Android, desktop apps and web.
  • Attention to detail; master of typography, color theory and layout.
  • Creative problem solving skills and conceptual thinker.
  • Ability to work both within existing brand guidelines and on the development of new brands.
  • Understanding of information architecture, responsive web, native mobile design.
  • Strong working knowledge of frontend web technologies. You do not need to be a developer though but need to understand how things will be built.
  • Positive attitude, team player, and proactive contributor.
  • Ability to support, take direction and deliver.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • Fast-track your career growth – our meritocratic culture is known for promoting from within and producing industry leaders in tech.
  • Delicious Friday lunches from a rotating selection of local restaurants.
  • A fully stocked kitchen and beer taps, complemented by a bar with a breathtaking view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.
  • Engaging Weekly Town Halls with global presentations and open Q&A sessions with our CEO (feel free to ask him anything!).
  • Regular fun events (Did we mention we once built a soccer stadium in the office with two tonnes of turf?).
  • Hack-a-thons - Get hacking and programming in this quarterly company-wide event where teams create solutions to existing problems and win prizes. The 2-day event is filled with games, events, shows, food and more.
  • Our office is located in the iconic Grosvenor Place, the home of Freelancer HQ, offering weekly complimentary classes, activities, events, promotions, competitions, and deals.

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better:

  • Change lives every day – Everything we do as part of our jobs contribute to improving the lives of our users on a global scale. Our mission is to provide one billion jobs. Not many companies actually make a difference like Freelancer does in providing opportunity and income to people all around the world.
  • Fast-track your career - We boast a meritocratic culture, renowned for hiring into senior roles from within and producing many business and product leaders in the technology industry.

We are striving to shape the future of work, so help us scale to 100+ million users, while enjoying all the perks of working in tech - fun atmosphere, smart people, awesome office, fully-stocked kitchens (yes, free food!), social events, hackathons, and more!

Please note: This is a permanent, full-time role based in our Sydney office.

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