App Designer for iOS - Freelance

The imaginary institute is looking for highly motivated talent to collaborate within one of our many projects. Candidates are required to work in a highly dynamic, fast-paced and flexible environment and are expected to deliver high quality results on ambitious timelines. 

The collaboration requires general experience in the field of UI design for mobile apps on iOS as well as in-depth knowledge of Apple Platforms. Experience in designing user interfaces for other platforms such as watchOS, iPadOS, tvOS or MacOS and knowledge of the Apple technology ecosystem is preferable. Ideal candidates also provide experience in user experience research, developing functional prototypes in hybrid and interdisciplinary environments and are confident to implement production ready design systems and graphical assets in rapid agile cycles. Independent and self-directed collaboration is expected in all phases of our projects to meet the target results and deadlines. 


  • Hands-on experience in user interface and icon design for mobile applications on Apple Platforms
  • Expertise in user experience research and user experience design for mobile applications
  • In-depth knowledge of Human Interface Guidelines and other best practices for mobile app design
  • Experience in visual or interaction design for the Apple technology ecosystem
  • Basic Knowledge of Swift, user interface development with SwiftUI and UIKit
  • Expertise in collaborating with programmers using distributed repositories (e.g. Git)
  • Knowledge of UI/UX theories, design principles (e.g. typography, colors, iconography etc.)
  • Experience in user-centered design principles, creating user stories, prototypes, wireframing etc.
  • Experience in graphical asset creation and management in production environments

Key qualifications:

  • 1+ year of work experience as an App Designer for iOS within a team of developers 
  • Professional or personal experience in collaborating with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to work in highly-dynamic environment and collaborate as a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills
  • Proficiency in English (C1 or C2)

Additional Information:

The collaboration is intended to start as soon as possible as requires the freelancer to collaborate as an independent professional on invoice basis. The position requires on site presence in our offices in Napoli and ability to work within Italy (EU citizenship or working permit required). 

The imaginary institute is a trans-disciplinary community of researchers, teachers, designers, engineers and entrepreneurs, challenging the status quo of how education and innovation are designed  to advocate social equity.

All qualified applications as a service provider will be considered for the collaboration. Applications will be reviewed as needed and until the need for additional collaborators is fulfilled. The imaginary institute is happy to hear from you with a CV and relevant portfolio at

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