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Toptal is a marketplace for top remote brand designers. Top companies and start-ups in Chicago choose Toptal Brand design freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Ana Carina Gallo

Freelance Brand Designer

Ana has almost fifteen years of design and art direction experience under her belt working with global and domestic brands like Coca Cola, sbe, Nationwide,... Ikea, Sears, and Bud Light. As a former developer, she understands the importance of function in every detail of design. Her top influences are Scandinavian/Dutch design, vagabonding, paper engineering, minimalism, Visionaire, Kidrobot, and Wes Anderson. 

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Gabriel Maldonado

Freelance Brand Designer

Gabriel has an MBA in digital media management and spent a year overseeing the planning and execution of the first native mobile app for Sears Corporation.... He specializes in UX/UI human-centered design solutions on internal and external platforms, offering maximum visibility and efficiency for clients. He also enhanced the CareerBuilder's client platform based on extensive design research and UX/UI best practices. 

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Alen Parlov

Freelance Brand Designer

Alen is an independent multidisciplinary digital designer and associate creative director with more than a decade of agency experience. His passion lies in... creating highly conceptual and stunning brand experiences that users enjoy interacting with. Before delving into the digital world, his background was in print which makes him an extremely versatile problem solver and visual communicator. 

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Sara Gonzalez

Freelance Brand Designer

Co-founder and chief creative officer at Create the Bridge, Inc., Sara is a multidisciplinary creative from South Texas. She works with digital tools to com...municate ideas and stories—Sara is a director of art, a designer of interfaces, and a purveyor of all things functional and beautiful. 

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Daniel Cole

Freelance Brand Designer

Daniel is a designer with a background in research, user experience, and visual design. He started his career as an anthropologist and uses those human-base...d insights in the design process. 

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Joshua Berman

Freelance Brand Designer

Joshua is an art director and designer specializing in brand development, creative strategy, and naming. He strives to incorporate creative choice into a pr...oblem-solving decision and delivers clean, on-brand results with remarkable efficiency and wit. His clients include RCI, Georgetown University, and MPRM. 

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Alexander Russell

Freelance Brand Designer

Alex is a product designer who wants to work with you. He partners with startups, organizations, and agencies to rethink design strategies or invent new one...s. Alex has helped startups receive collectively over $500,000 in funding. He also co-operates a research and design collective called Collectively Made.  

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Sergio Ortiz

Freelance Brand Designer

Sergio is a conceptual designer with a constant desire to build unique experiences for his clients in the digital space. He has been doing so for over eight...een years! He's seasoned at both building and extending brands. 

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Austin Li

Freelance Brand Designer

Austin has worked in the digital design industry for the last five years, creating digital products and promotional material for local and global clients su...ch as Mars, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and Formica. He currently works as the Chief Creative Officer for Curu, and in the past has provided creative support to Ford Motor Company. Austin brings a passionate attitude and a willingness to learn to every project he works on. 

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Alia Knowlan

Freelance Brand Designer

Alia’s design foundation originates from her years working at frog design. She's designed for a variety of organizations from startups to global companies,... including those in retail, media, eCommerce, banking, entertainment, healthcare, and education. Though her background is in visual design, she considers herself an all-around visual communicator through her work in UX design, UI design, design research, branding, fashion, and as an artist. 

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right brand designer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new brand designer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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    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.

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