Freelance Brand Design jobs for world-class designers

At Toptal, you get to work on freelance Branding Design jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite design talent. As a former lead branding designer, manager, or specialist, 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 branding experts? 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 design tools to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top designers, 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 design methodologies 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 designers.

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 question? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top designers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly learn new skills from your peers.

Get featured on the Toptal Design Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Design Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, advanced design studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Design 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 Branding Experts community:

Julie Rega

Brooklyn, United States

Julie Rega has been a professional graphic designer and art director for 6 years. She's worked full time as a senior designer at a leadi... Read More

Raz Burciu

Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Romania

As a creative director and product designer, Razvan takes a result-oriented approach to design. With over six years of experience in the... Read More

Darius Krisiunas

London, United Kingdom

Since 2003, Darius has been working as a UX/UI designer at various digital agencies in London and Europe. In 2013, together with a partn... Read More

Michael Signal

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Michael is an experienced creative director with over 20 years of industry experience in all aspects of the design process. He's gained ... Read More

Lee Harding

London, United Kingdom

Lee is an experienced London-based brand designer with a demonstrated history of working with clients in many different verticals. Lee's... Read More

Peter Varadi

Budapest, Hungary

Peter is a digital designer who specializes in interface and design direction along with four years of professional experience. He belie... Read More

Diego Aguilar

New York, NY, United States

Born in Bolivia. Made in New York. Diego is a veteran of all things digital. He's a builder of brand experiences and products, a DJ, and... Read More

Shane O'Meara

Shanghai, China

Shane is an Irish designer with over twelve years of experience working with agencies and startups in China, the US, and the UK. He enjo... Read More

Aaron Yuan

Shanghai, China

Aaron Yuan is a graphic designer with a master's degree in branding design. He's been working as a graphic designer for ten years. He cr... Read More

Jack Yeh

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Jack is a master storyteller. He designs engaging product experiences for users and crafts compelling narratives that differentiate a br... Read More

Sol Oh

Berlin, Germany

Sol is a visual and UI designer with experience in both advertising and digital design over six years. She has worked on a wide range of... Read More

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

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

Branding design for a cleantech start-up
Branding, graphic design, UI

We are an exciting green energy start-up with a strong team and a mission to give access to cheaper and more environmentally friendly energy sources to businesses across Europe. We are looking for a talented branding designer who can take our current assets - pitch documents, concepts and website wire frames and create a visual brand and website that embodies our mission and vision. We are looking for designers with experience in fresh, modern and inclusive branding.

EdTech start-up rebranding
Branding, edtech

We have a children's education application that is focussed on learning mathematics. It's currently on iOS for mobile and iPad and have 200,000 users (who are the parents) across America and Europe. We are looking to rebrand our entire look/feel including our logo, app icons and style guidelines, and are looking for a branding designer who has experience in learning and/or children's applications.

Lead designer for cryto currency start-up
Branding, fintech, leadership

CoinProHK is a crypto currency trading platform based in Hong Kong and after a successful round of funding we are excited to hire an amazing branding designer to work with us to create a logo, visual style guide and assets for our platform. You will lead our internal design team to make sure that everything that is produced and visually communicated aligns with our brand values.

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 design 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 advanced papers alongside branding experts on the Toptal Design Blog.

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

Why do top Branding Experts experts join Toptal?

Micah Bowers

Brand Designer
Vancouver, WA, United States

Micah uses brand design and illustration to tell stories on behalf of his clients. He believes that design must identify a need, stir a desire for change, and shed light on a path that is uniquely helpful, hopeful, and human.

Since joining Toptal, I’ve partnered with amazing companies and worked on projects that have forced me to grow as a designer. I’ve also met a ton of talented and supportive people within the Topotal community—designers, developers, project managers—the list goes on. As a freelancer, it doesn’t get much better.

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.

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