Hire the Top 3% of Freelance Digital Designers

CEOs, CTOs, product managers, and project managers at top companies, small businesses and startups work with Toptal digital design freelancers to augment their design teams for app design, website design, and other design projects to achieve their business needs.

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Marie-Eve Tremblay

United States
Toptal Member Since October 14, 2022

Marie is a senior creative with experience in design and art direction for digital products, campaigns, and design systems. She's spent the last 12 years delivering innovative solutions for startups and large organizations such as Deloitte and The Grommet across various industries like eCommerce, retail, consulting services, SaaS, finance, tax, transportation, and energy. With more than 20 marketing campaigns under her belt, Marie knows the importance of consistency in branding.

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Jared Booye

United States
Toptal Member Since September 1, 2021

Jared has over 15 years of experience leading design teams to create products for global brands. He has employed and led over 100 creatives and directed hundreds of global scale marketing, digital design, branding, and motion projects. As the founder of multiple agencies, he has produced designs for international brands such as Ericsson, Fox, Incase, VM Ware, and others. He believes good design strikes the perfect balance of usability and aesthetic and has the power to shape the future.

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Maria Orlova

Israel
Toptal Member Since July 3, 2022

Maria is a UI/UX digital designer with nine years of experience creating websites, mobile and desktop applications, and design concepts for social networks and other digital products. She created 30+ adaptive websites and mobile applications for American, Russian, and Israeli markets and won 14 tenders while working in digital agencies. Maria has an agile mindset that helps her find the best ways to contribute to a company's success, taking the initiative and striving for outstanding results.

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Josephine Ng

United States
Toptal Member Since August 30, 2022

Josie is a principal product designer based in Seattle, Washington, where she champions design thinking, inspires data-driven design, and cultivates empathy for the everyday user. She has 13+ years of international experience in digital advertising and product design. Her journey has taken her all over the globe from the US, Asia, and Europe. Josie enjoys working on mobile app design, dynamic web experiences, and coaching and mentoring young designers.

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Moshen (Hamed) Akhtari

France
Toptal Member Since June 7, 2022

Hamed has designed and created digital products for 11 years. His impressive client list includes CBS, Disney, Taylor Swift, Discord, BBC, and Envato. He has created 150 live digital products for designers and video creators, which earned over $3.5 million on Envato Market and the Pixflow store. Hamed has also designed UI/UX for 20+ apps, websites, and services, including Motion Factory, downloaded by 2+ million users worldwide. He has a master's degree in visual design.

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Mariano A. Goren

Mexico
Toptal Member Since May 30, 2017

As a product strategy consultant, Mariano's been helping both Fortune 500 and startups to unite design and technology efforts around a common vision anchored in user needs. With more than 25 years of experience in digital business, he's able to understand and define the big picture, and then jump into the details to deliver. He's also a Singularity University mentor, serial entrepreneur, and teacher influencing 18 000+ students through his book and courses.

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Regina Rakhlin

United States
Toptal Member Since June 1, 2020

Regina has a proven track record for creating world-class digital products that grow global brands such as Tiffany & Co., Victoria's Secret, MAC Cosmetics, MIRA Beauty AI, Phillip Jeffries, and more. She has over 15 years of experience in UI/UX, digital design, and strategy. Regina's passion for problem-solving is driven by simplifying, organizing, and optimizing.

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Dickon Kent

United States
Toptal Member Since February 28, 2018

With 23+ years of remote experience, Dickon is a senior digital leader in UX, product design, digital strategy, and team management. He has conceived, planned, managed, designed, and built digital products for Disney, OPI, Paramount Pictures, and the Television Academy, servicing over 50 million users. Dickon's award-winning work has been twice nominated for a Webby as well as having been a Webby honoree.

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Adrien Castelain

New Zealand
Toptal Member Since October 1, 2019

Adrien is an award-winning product designer and digital art director specializing in strategy, user experience (UX), user interface (UI), brand identity, and interaction design. For the last 17 years, Adrien has been crafting and delivering unique digital experiences for global companies and startups. Adrien's clients hire him for his UI/UX expertise, user-centered approach, strategic mindset, collaborative leadership, creativity, and effectiveness.

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Florença Fantinel

United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since April 24, 2017

Florença is a product designer with extensive international experience focused on innovation. She's an expert in creating UX designs, strategies, hands-on visuals, and UI design. Having been exposed to a wide range of industries, from digital agencies to large corporations and tech startups, she is enthusiastic about working closely with teams and advising solo entrepreneurs starting a new business.

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Krispin Stock

Croatia
Toptal Member Since September 30, 2019

Krispin is a senior product designer with over a decade of experience and a primary focus on creating digital products that bridge business and user needs. He develops mainly SaaS B2B and B2C AI-powered products. Krispin strives to look at problems from various angles and values data over gut feelings when proposing solutions.

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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

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

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

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

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

How to Hire Digital Designers Through Toptal

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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 digital designer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
3

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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

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Access a vast pool of skilled designers in our talent network and hire the top 3% within just 48 hours.

FAQs

  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire a digital designer with Toptal in about 48 hours. For larger teams of talent or Managed Delivery, timelines may vary. Our talent matchers are highly skilled in the same fields they’re matching in—they’re not recruiters or HR reps. They’ll work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics, and match you with ideal candidates from our vetted global talent network.

    Once you select your digital designer, you’ll have a no-risk trial period to ensure they’re the perfect fit. Our matching process has a 98% trial-to-hire rate, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the best fit every time.

  • How do I hire a digital designer?

    To hire the right digital designer, it’s important to evaluate a candidate’s experience, technical skills, and communication skills. You’ll also want to consider the fit with your particular industry, company, and project. Toptal’s rigorous screening process ensures that every member of our network has excellent experience and skills, and our team will match you with the perfect digital designers for your project.

  • How are Toptal digital designers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our digital designers to ensure we only match you with the highest caliber of talent. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut.

    In addition to screening for industry-leading expertise, we also assess candidates’ language and interpersonal skills to ensure that you have a smooth working relationship.

    When you hire a digital designer with Toptal, you’ll always work with world-class, custom-matched digital designers ready to help you achieve your goals.

  • Can you hire digital designers on an hourly basis or for project-based tasks?

    You can hire a digital designer on an hourly, part-time, or full-time basis. Toptal can also manage the entire project from end-to-end with our Managed Delivery offering. Whether you hire an expert for a full- or part-time position, you’ll have the control and flexibility to scale your team up or down as your needs evolve. Our digital designers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal digital designers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your digital designer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

Tap Into World-Class Talent

  • Trusted Experts Only

    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

    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

    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • Seamless Hiring

    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

    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

    Expert Talent Matching

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

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