Contractor-based Designer

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Contractor-based Designers

At Merge Development we're looking for contractor-based designers (Product, UI/UX, Web, Motion, Graphic, 2D/3D Illustrator) to join our team.

Contracted · Remote


Our Merge team seeks a part-time passionate and curious UX/UI designer who prefers a confident pursuit of intended actions over a short-term mood repair. We like our designers to be creative and perceptive cinnamon rolls that excel at teamwork and problem-solving.

We add value to products through UX-first design and tech expertise.

We enhance businesses through a fusion of design vision and web development expertise, streamlining user experiences and boosting customer acquisition.

Our lean methodology accelerates early-stage growth, aligning with your business goals to optimize key metrics like NPS, acquisition, and LTV for a high startup ROI.

Key figures about us:

  • 5+ years on the market;

  • 30+ employees;

  • 70+ projects from the USA, Australia, and Europe.

About the role

We are seeking professional designers to join our team like contractors with expertise in various fields, including:

  • UI/UX Design;

  • Product Design;

  • Motion Graphics;

  • 3D Design;

  • Marketing Design;

  • Graphic Design;

  • Web Design;

  • Illustrations;

  • Or you are just a very creative person, don’t hesitate to apply🔥

Contractor  —  means for you freelance model: we provide flexible work arrangements based on a freelance model, allowing you to manage your work hours and location.

As a contractor designer, you will collaborate with our creative team to craft engaging and visually appealing designs tailored to our clients' needs. While we don't have relevant projects immediately available, our agency typically receives new projects frequently, offering a continuous flow of exciting opportunities. By joining our team, you'll be prepared to dive into projects swiftly and make a meaningful impact when the right opportunity arises.

Benefits of working with us

  • Create cool and innovative projects with a professional team of designers, enhancing your skills, and expanding your portfolio;

  • Opportunities are available for both part-time and full-time contract positions, allowing you to work flexibly and contribute your creative skills to projects as they arise;

  • We offer a continuous flow of exciting opportunities with project durations ranging from 1 month to 1 year or more;

  • After successful cooperation, there is the potential for contractors to join our core team, leading to long-term collaboration and career growth;

  • Payment in currency. 


  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to understand project requirements and goals;
  • You will create amazing projects based on your skills and creativity, showcasing your talent through visually appealing designs;
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and mockups to communicate design ideas effectively;
  • Work closely with developers and other designers to ensure seamless integration of design elements;
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to improve design quality continuously.


  • 3+ years of professional design experience in one or more of the following areas: UI/UX design, product design, motion, 3D design, marketing design, graphic design, web, and illustration;
  • Upper-intermediate English proficiency as you would communicate directly with our clients; 
  • Strong portfolio showcasing relevant work and design skills;
  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Cinema4D, Blender, Spline (or any other tools for 3D);
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with team members and clients;
  • As we're a primarily remote-based team and we care about our teammates' freedom and output results — you need to be a responsible, self-disciplined person with time-management skills.

Nice to have

  • Experience working in a design agency or similar fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

How to apply?

We encourage you to apply if you have expertise in any of the above design fields. Please submit your application in the field “Apply now.”

Application Stages

1. Qualified Talents: We will review applications to identify highly qualified candidates with a strong portfolio and relevant experience.

2. Arrange Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview where we can further discuss your skills, experience, and potential fit within our team. The interview languages are Ukrainian and English.

3. Contact You for Relevant Projects: As new projects that match your expertise arise, we will discuss your availability and interest in working with us.

We appreciate your interest in joining our creative team and look forward to reviewing your application.

Apply for the job

We appreciate your interest in joining our creative team and look forward to reviewing your application.

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