Hire the Best Illustrators Near Berlin

Toptal is a marketplace for top remote illustrators. Top companies and start-ups in Berlin choose Toptal Illustrators design freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Ankita Pandey

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GermanyToptal Member Since December 3, 2021

Ankita is a product designer with seven years of experience specializing in visual design, user experience design, and brand strategy. She has deep expertise in the end-to-end product design process, and she has worked extensively in marketing, fashion, and graphic design for retail and as a brand designer. Ankita advocates for users, has superpowers in creative problem solving and storytelling, and has a master's degree in product design.

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Belinda De Bruyn

Illustrators DesignerAdobe InDesignAdobe IllustratorSketchLogo DesignUser Interface (UI)Visual DesignBrandingIcon DesignUI DesignBrand DesignIconography

GermanyToptal Member Since October 9, 2015

Belinda is a multidisciplinary designer who aims to design functional, smart, and aesthetically pleasing designs. She gained a broad experience in different design mediums working for a communication agency in Belgium and as a designer for the Techstars accelerator program in Berlin; through them, she has worked with many different startups worldwide.

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Gonzalo Rodriguez

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GermanyToptal Member Since February 22, 2016

Gonzalo is a creative director who's based in Berlin and NYC with a decade of experience. He's worked on multidisciplinary projects involving branding, motion design, UI/UX, data visualization, blockchain technology and digital experiences for brands like Google, YouTube, Amazon, Sony, MTV, Cartoon Networks, and Blackboard among others.

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Carmen Nacher

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GermanyToptal Member Since August 9, 2021

Carmen is a digital designer with eight years of working experience focussing on UI, branding, and illustration. With a background in graphic design, she worked for renamed fashion design clients learning the importance of typography, visual language, composition and care for detail. Bringing her experience to the digital world, Carmen has designed websites, apps, UI assets, and CI guidelines, together with the device of social media campaigns, including illustration and animation.

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Ilya Dounar

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GermanyToptal Member Since June 28, 2022

For three years, Ilya worked at the Wargaming agency. He started as an art director leading a team of five senior to middle visual and product designers. Last year he became the design director and led a group of 15 digital and graphic designers. Ilya worked on creative output and design production on the product, visual, and graphic design projects. He has worked with international companies and clients and is focused on being creative with innovative digital solutions.

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Boaz Balachsan

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GermanyToptal Member Since July 20, 2022

With 10+ years of experience as a designer, team lead, consultant, and coach, Boaz supports teams and individuals by designing and facilitating processes that systematically discover and implement sustainable creative solutions that increase performance, growth, and impact. Driven by creativity, purpose, and collaboration, he enjoys seeing ideas, brands, products, and people grow and fulfill their potential. Boaz's superpower is simultaneously seeing the overview and details of each system.

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Iryna Baranova

Illustrators DesignerSketchAdobe IllustratorAdobe PhotoshopAdobe After EffectsFigmaUI DesignUX DesignVisual DesignBrandingWeb Design

GermanyToptal Member Since November 7, 2018

Since 2014, Iryna has worked on visual design and UI/UX projects with passion and professionalism. She has five years of experience in visual design and illustration. Her knowledge, vision, strategy, and management were tested and proven in various cases such as the long-run brand identity projects, illustrations for web, marketing and print, corporate websites, and animations.

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Michele Pilli

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GermanyToptal Member Since September 29, 2022

Michele is a problem solver with experience covering multiple creative fields in design and marketing. Having worked both for a big tech company and as a freelancer, he understands processes and corporate structures. Michele excels in providing immersive experiences to target audiences and helping companies reach their business goals.

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Alexandru Pitea

Illustrators DesignerAdobe PhotoshopAdobe IllustratorAdobe After EffectsAdobe Experience Design (XD)AndroidMobileWebWireframingAnimationIconographyInformation Architecture (IA)User Interface (UI)

GermanyToptal Member Since January 4, 2016

Alex is a passionate digital product designer with over 13 years of UI/UX experience. He has worked in both boutique design studios and large IT enterprises, feeling most comfortable in a creative environment where visual design is second only to usability. With a pragmatic approach, a highly structured design process, and close team collaboration, Alex can evolve clients' initial requirements into a complete design solution, ensuring a smooth development delivery.

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Rodolfo Biglie

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Czech RepublicToptal Member Since May 27, 2016

Rodolfo's approach to design is focused on deeply analyzing and understanding the problems and needs of any given project, then executing in a way that strategically, logically, functionally, and visually delivers the desired results. The main focus of Rodolfo's work is the purpose and finding out the characteristics of the project to understand how far we can go.

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Lukas Dubay

Illustrators DesignerUI DesignVisual DesignWeb DesignIconographyResponsive Web Design (RWD)PrototypingUser Interface (UI)User Experience (UX)WireframingBranding

Czech RepublicToptal Member Since January 4, 2019

Lukas is a strong generalist end-to-end designer with a breadth of experience in product and web design using UI/UX, visual design, illustration, prototyping, and testing. He's worked with various industries, such as online security, eCommerce, news, finance, and telecommunications companies, partnering with Avast, AVG, CCleaner, MasterCard, Vodafone, and more. His trademarks include being friendly, systematic, and detail-orientated.

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A Hiring Guide

Guide to Hiring a Great Illustrator

Now more than ever, illustration is used online to bring ideas, products, and services to life. Hiring an illustrator is a giant step toward connecting target customers with your organization’s unique attributes. Finding the right illustrator can be a challenging process, especially if you don’t know what to look for. This hiring guide explains the value of illustration, what the illustration process entails, and how to hire an illustrator that your organization can partner with for years to come.

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Testimonials

Michael is an incredible designer, and has been a great fit for our project. He just gets it in a way that can’t be taught. My goal was to pay Toptal to find me a high quality designer for my project, and that is exactly what happened. It was easy. Being able to see the portfolio work on Toptal’s platform is what gave me the infomation I needed to choose Michael. I have nothing but good things to say about Toptal and am looking forward to using Toptal for other projects in the future.

Edward Daniel, Co-Founder

improvemygun.com

I've worked very closely with Martina for over a year and have to say she is one of the best people I have ever worked with. Instead of simply following instructions blindly, she thinks through the task at hand, becoming a thought partner to help with whatever the project may be. Besides being super talented at design, she possesses specific qualities that make her exceptional to work with given the fast paced nature of being a startup. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a talented, professional designer who doesn't need much direction to hit the ground running.

Sahil Khanna, Sr. Manager, Marketing

LeanTaaS, Inc.

Darko did a great job figuring out the user architecture for our concept, which led him to produce terrific wireframes. His knowledge of usability and design was a perfect match for the outside voice we needed to help jumpstart our project. We would certainly recommend him and work with him again in the future.

Rich Danker, Founder

Prose Market

Carlos has the unique talent of blending both quantitative and qualitative research to keenly identify UX challenges and opportunities. He thinks methodically, emphatically, and holistically to produce data-driven strategies and well-executed designs. Over the past 8 years of working with fully or partially distributed teams, Carlos manages working remotely far better than anyone I've encountered because of his strong communication and presentation skills. He is the first on my list the next time I need a UX designer.

Michelle Krogmeier, Project Manager

Union Station

Rafael is an amazing designer. His aesthetic sense is spot on, and he seems to be able to anticipate our needs before we even know what they are. He's taken the time to understand both our company and our clientele, and his solutions are consistently in-line with our values, interests, and our customers' needs. He delivers on time (if not earlier), works quickly, is well organized, and very effective. He's a pleasure to work with, and we're very happy to have found him through Toptal.

Ethan Brooks, CTO

Langlotz Patent & Trademark Works, Inc.

Toptal gave us access to the best designers out there. They’re not easy to find. Those designers integrated very quickly with our existing teams. They very quickly understood our business case and the value of our solution. Toptal really allowed us to focus on building the best possible product and save a lot of time on the typical administrative pains that goes with it -- specifically, finding the best talent. Toptal designers were very responsive, always online -- and that made life very easy for us. We have ambitious goals on how to grow the application and already Toptal has been a key contributor to that success.

Thierry Jakircevic, General Manager, Digital Solutions, Bridgestone Head Office, Tokyo

Bridgestone Corporation

We had an amazing experience working with our Toptal designer. In only two weeks, we accomplished what would've taken most companies 3 months to complete. We also enjoyed working with the Toptal team to make sure we were paired up with the right designer that would fit both our company culture and working style.

Ted Blosser, Head of Sales and Customer Success

WorkRamp

Dean blew us away. He ranks right up there as one of the top five designers of the hundreds I have worked with in the past. He listened, was totally professional, and came up with a 3D rotating cube design completely on his own. We didn't even ask for it, and yet it has become the centerpiece of our app and how users engage with it right off the bat. What he produced inspired all of us at Votify, and put us on track for launch and investor funding.

Michael Lawrence, Founder & CEO

Votify LLC

How to Hire Illustrators Near Berlin

1

Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of design will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
2

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right illustrator for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
3

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new illustrator for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

Tap Into World-Class Talent

  • Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

  • The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Hire in under 2 weeks and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • Seamless Hiring

    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

  • Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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