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Sajin Devidas

United StatesToptal Member Since February 18, 2022

Sajindas, who has worked with clients like Walgreens, Chase, Citi, HSN, and Metlife, is an accomplished product designer with 18+ years of experience. Leveraging user-centered design principles and a diverse skill set in wireframing, prototyping, and UI design, he creates high-impact experiences that increase customer satisfaction and drive business success. Sajindas's meticulous leadership skills, passion for his craft, and ability to tell compelling design stories make him a valuable asset.

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Chris Blanz

United StatesToptal Member Since March 8, 2021

Chris creates user-friendly digital experiences that inform, instruct, and inspire. He can serve multiple roles for a single project, including UX strategist, UX designer, UI designer, and copywriter, creating everything from concept sketches to high-fidelity, interactive prototypes. As a hands-on team leader, Chris has created award-winning campaigns for brands like Band-Aid, Cracker Barrel, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, MIT, The Washington Post, LEGO, and National Geographic.

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Carlos Fernando Cabrera

GuatemalaToptal Member Since September 2, 2022

Carlos, an accomplished 3D artist and graphic designer, brings a wealth of experience crafting compelling visuals for global brands and corporations. Praised for his meticulous attention to detail and top-tier brand visuals, he is recognized as a resourceful, self-motivated, and efficient leader. Carlos excels in managing demanding workloads and delivering exceptional results on time, fostering close client collaboration throughout the process.

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Rodrigo Pitorri

BrazilToptal Member Since January 23, 2022

Rodrigo is a product designer with nearly 20 years of experience in digital design for Brazilian, Colombian, Spanish, and U.S. companies. Having extensive knowledge in all significant product design disciplines such as UI, visual, UX, UX research, and workshop facilitation, he's proficient in leading digital products design and crafting unique user experiences. To Rodrigo, the most satisfying part is delivering solutions for complex problems and designing products that improve people's lives.

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Felipe Villarreal

United StatesToptal Member Since June 27, 2019

Felipe is driven by his passion for making. As a creative consultant, he supports purpose-driven businesses by designing experiences that enhance people's lives. With 16 years in the creative innovation industry, he uses a combination of effective strategy, human-centered design, and strong relationships to build brands and bring products to market. Felipe offers expertise in digital product design, UI/UX, service design, visual design, and creative mentorship to software and design businesses.

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Serge Zuev

United StatesToptal Member Since February 12, 2016

Serge is a Lean Product Design consultant specializing in helping product teams ship the right products faster than their competitors. The teams he works with consistently outperform competitors through accelerated innovation and focusing on minimizing risks and waste to maximize return on investment.

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Anne Clark

United StatesToptal Member Since March 7, 2018

Anne is a creative director and senior digital product designer with 20+ years of experience and skills in visual design and UX. She's built digital products, design systems, marketing campaigns, and mobile apps. Her work with 40+ agencies includes Frog, McCann, Publicis, Havas, Digitas, JWT, Droga5, and Razorfish. Anne's clients have included JP Morgan, Birchbox, Sony Music, BMW, and A&E. As a co-founder of Sein Analytics, she built the company's financial analytics SaaS product.

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Miroslav Mladic

United StatesToptal Member Since September 9, 2022

Miroslav is an art director with 18 years of experience based in New York City. He is focused on brand development and has excellent design and illustration skills. From illustrating a fleet of airplanes for his home country's flagship airline to creating a collection of 200+ branded emoji stickers as a senior illustrator and art director for Kiehl's, Miroslav has been known to take a hands-on approach to directing artists, collaborating with clients, and bringing creative concepts to life.

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Al Blanco

United StatesToptal Member Since May 3, 2021

Al hits the ground running, uncovering insights, solving big challenges through IP-worthy innovation, applying rigorous UX methodologies and human-centered design principles. Blanco is hands-on; no prima donna here. Whether inventing new digital products, tackling automated process improvement, or finding clever ways to increase engagement through award-winning experiences, he can deliver world-class websites, mobile and tablet apps, as well as industrial and consumer software with true ROI.

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Ludvik Herrera

United StatesToptal Member Since January 19, 2022

Ludvik is a creative catalyst, hands-on strategist, and experience designer. Through research and user-centric design principles, he applies the design thinking methodology. Ludvik crafts intuitive user experiences, creates and enhances branding, makes engaging digital products and visual presentations, and architects atomic design systems. He is insatiably curious, loves to learn, and often finds improvement and innovation on any challenge. Ludvik enjoys sharing knowledge and helping others.

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Irfan Shaikh

CanadaToptal Member Since November 30, 2020

Irfan is a product designer with a psychology degree and product management certification, with 15+ years at companies like Emirates, Walmart, RBC, TurboTax, Carta AI, and PepsiCo. Irfan innovates by aligning customer interactions with product development and leveraging psychology to understand and validate user needs. For him, product design is where innovation meets empathy for seamless user delight.

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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.

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CTO

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