con·trar·i·an de·sign (noun): Design reimagined for speed and quality.
Unlocks unlimited, efficient solutions for product teams.

Hire the top 3% of
Product Design Talent

Contrarian is an exclusive network of the top freelance product designers in the world. Top companies hire Contrarian freelancers for their most important projects.

Brian Augsburger

Principle Product Designer
Previously at Netflix & IBM

Companies our designers have worked at:

Recent Work

Software teams who aspire to have top notch design,
but lack the in-house design resources will
benefit from us.

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Insuretech Document & Clause Analysis SaaS
Legaltech B2B Referral Marketplace
Edtech ML Data Storage Web App
Fintech Small Business Mobile App
Design Services

Avoid the hiring process, get instant access to
your own veteran designer.

Mobile Apps

Elevate your app's user experience with our cutting-edge mobile app designs. From sleek interfaces to intuitive navigation, we ensure your app stands out in today's competitive market.

Web Apps

Transform your web application into a masterpiece of design and functionality! With a focus on user-centric design principles, we create interfaces that drive engagement and enhance productivity.

Design Systems

Build a cohesive brand identity and streamline your design process with our comprehensive design system creation. From typography and color palettes to UI components and guidelines, we craft scalable design systems that empower your team to create consistently stunning experiences.

Visual Design

Captivate your audience and leave a lasting impression with our exceptional visual design service. Whether it's crafting stunning graphics, illustrations, or multimedia elements, we bring your brand's story to life with creativity and precision.


We’ve simplified the product design process to split any project
into hyper clear deliverables done quickly.

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Sign Up

Begin your design journey by signing up for a plan that suits your needs.


Request Designs

Unlock the power of unlimited design requests. Share your vision, and we'll bring it to life


Receive Your Designs

Expect prompt delivery of your completed designs, typically within a few business days.


Refine with Revisions

Refine with endless revisions. We're dedicated to adjustments until you're delighted.

“We hand your developers top notch designs at the idea phase of new features or products. Now developers stop spending their cycle time on design… We do it for them!”

Simple Pricing

No long term contracts.
Pause or cancel anytime.

"Contrarian Design's exceptional professionalism and understanding of our brand's identity resulted in stunning UI designs that surpassed all expectations—I highly recommend their services!"
Dedicated Product Designer Subscription


Say goodbye to the headache of hiring and the complexities of contracts with our simple monthly pricing. We streamline the process, providing you with access to top-tier designers who are ready to rock your projects without the hassle of traditional hiring.

  • Complex SAAS & Marketplace projects are our specialty
  • Dedicated expert designer (15+ years)
  • Private Slack channel
  • Immediate start, No hiring required
  • Kick-off workshop + weekly syncs
  • Easy credit-card payments
  • Pause or cancel anytime
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Curious about how it all works? Here's answers
to your most common questions.

How does the subscription service work?

Our subscription service grants you access to unlimited design requests and revisions for a flat monthly fee. It's a hassle-free way to get the designs you need, when you need them. After signing up you will get an invite to join your own private Slack channel where we will be waiting to work on your first request!

Can I cancel my subscription anytime?

Sure! Our pricing is design to be a simple, hassle free approach to design services. We recognize that usually you only really need work for a few months and we've designed our service to allow you freedom to pause or cancel anytime. Simply let us know via Slack or Email.

How do I request designs?

Just let us know via your private Slack channel. We provide you with a simple form to fill out any time you need assets created!

What if I have specific brand guidelines?

If you have specific brand guidelines, worry not! At Contrarian Design, we pride ourselves on our ability to seamlessly integrate your brand's identity into our designs, ensuring consistency and alignment with your vision.

How long does it usually take for you to design an entire app?

The timeline for designing an entire app can vary greatly based on the scope and complexity of the project. However, at Contrarian Design, we prioritize efficiency without compromising quality. Typically, we will be able to accomplish most of the work within 3-6 months for small to medium size apps.

Who’s behind Contrarian Design?

Ryan formed Contrarian after over a decade of building software for startups and corporations without dedicated design resources on his teams. He teamed up with Brian, a veteran designer having worked with many Fortune 1000 companies, to bring simple design assets to any team big or small.

Avoid the hiring process, get instant access to your own veteran designer. The old way of design as you know it is out the door. High quality product design like you wanted them is here. We help you instantly get top quality designs for your business without paying a $150k design salary each year.
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