Freelance Android jobs for world-class engineers

At Toptal, you’ll work on freelance Android jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a former Android Developer, Android Engineer, or Mobile App Developer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Hiring Android Developers? Learn more about Toptal.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

Grow your career by working with top companies

Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

Never worry about payments

Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.

Design your own lifestyle

Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

Speak at conferences and attend events

Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal Android community:

Oleksii Masnyi

Lund, Sweden

Alex started coding on Soviet computers without hard drives. He has never lost his enthusiasm for developing great things with attention... Read More

Antoon Groenewoud


Antoon is a top programmer and designer with experience ranging from entrepreneur to freelancer to CTO. He is active within the games in... Read More

Ken Roe

Washington, DC, United States

Ken is a highly skilled mobile app developer and software engineer with over twenty years of experience. He has been running a small com... Read More

Dusan Pesic

Belgrade, Serbia

Dusan loves programming, especially making useful applications and interesting games that fit in your pocket. He's a whiz with code and ... Read More

Branislav Zlatkovic

Belgrade, Serbia

Branislav is a software engineer with five years of experience in Android development on various projects for companies like Sony Mobile... Read More

Hubert Orlik-Grzesik

Pszczyna, Poland

Hubert is an incredibly fast learner--he was once able to pick up a musical instrument in the morning and play nice tunes by the afterno... Read More

Dmitry Ryazantsev

Moscow, Russia

Dmitry is an Android developer with more than six years of experience who communicates well and always tries to find the best tech that ... Read More

Maksym Cherkasov

Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

Maksym is a responsible software developer with more than several years of experience. He's a quick learner with the ability to apply ne... Read More

Mikhail Gurevich

Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia

Mikhail has been working as an Android developer for 6+ years and has worked as the Android team lead at 2 companies. He has a great dea... Read More

Ivan Dimoski

Stockholm, Sweden

Ivan is an accomplished senior software engineer and a team lead with eight years of experience in developing user-friendly Android appl... Read More

Jasmin Kurti

Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jasmin is a responsible developer with a great deal of experience developing innovative and complex Android applications. He's extremely... Read More

See 3 typical Android jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite Android developers for their mission-critical jobs.

Android Engineer
Java, Android, APIs

We are a full-service app development studio based in the US, crafting creative solutions for both big and small international clients. We are looking for an Android Engineer with a solid UX and UI design background to join our team of developers and complete the development of an app for one of our clients. The ideal team member will be an independent contributor with a track record of effective collaboration in a fast-paced environment.

Android Developer
Java, Android, OpenGL

We are a large media company developing augmented reality (AR) experiences for mobile applications. We are looking for a seasoned Android developer with graphics experience to join our team of mobile and AR engineers and build the next generation of immersive advertising and video experiences. You will work closely with our team on coding sprints and prototyping, with weekly check-ins over the course of the engagement.

Senior Android Engineer
Android, Kotlin, Java

We are an international media and communications company in the process of building a best-in-class mobile app for our news service. We are looking to build a team of senior Android engineers to help us scale our app from concept to execution, with an anticipated reach across our mobile audience of millions of users. You will bring an expertise in cutting-edge mobile development frameworks to a growing team, and consistent communication will be an imperative to succeed in this role.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
HP Enterprises worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their team in Israel.
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Zendesk trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
Thumbtack hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
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NetApp hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Publish technical papers alongside Android developers on the Toptal Engineering Blog.

The Toptal Engineering Blog features hundreds of thousands of subscribers, daily in-depth technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from leading publications across the tech industry. By joining, you’ll be able to publish on the Toptal Engineering Blog and show your top work off to a global audience of Android developers.

Why do top Android experts join Toptal?

Vinicius Silva

Software Developer
São Paulo, Brazil

Vinicius is an Android developer, startup enthusiast, and entrepreneur. With more than six years of experience in development, he has also worked at Goldman Sachs and built apps from scratch for startups in Silicon Valley. He likes to keep an eye on new practices that improve architecture and make coding more productive and pleasant. He has recently explored RxJava, MVP and MVVM patterns, Kotlin, and Anko for Android.

With Toptal, your projects will be a combination of building something challenging and using the latest tools available out there for Android. There is often a chance to bring in Android JetPack, Kotlin coroutines, or new tech that came out last week. The feeling of facing that challenge while learning as you go provides the motivation to be excited every day to get coding!

Aleksandar Simic

Mobile Engineer
Niš, Serbia

Aleksandar is a mobile engineer with nearly a decade of domain experience working for companies including Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and Nike. His portfolio is diverse, but he specializes in scalable, secure, robust solutions with custom UI in the health and fitness industry. He has applied his proactive stance as a lead engineer to witness startups funded on TechCrunch and see their user bases grow to tens of millions of users.

After a dozen projects completed through Toptal, I can say that the moment I joined was the most important turnaround in my career. I cherish the opportunity to be part of an amazing community, work with impressive clients on exciting projects, be encouraged to learn new skills, and apply that knowledge in everyday activities. I am very grateful that my path led me here and very much excited for what the future will bring.

Aleksandar Ilic

AOSP Developer
Belgrade, Serbia

Aleksandar is a software engineer consultant and entrepreneur. With 6+ years of professional experience in Android, he is able to build complex Android applications from start to finish. He is an open-minded individual with excellent strategic and analytical skills and with great passion for challenges.

Freelancing with Toptal has brought me peace of mind. As a freelancer, I don't get stressed anymore while finding new clients or worrying about payments. I know that I can always find great projects with Toptal. There are many opportunities available at all times, and you are in charge of your career and professional development. It's basically a heaven on Earth for developers.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.