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Marti Bruno

Prototyping DesigneriOSBrand GuidelinesAndroidUI DesignUser Experience (UX)BrandingUser Interface (UI)MicrointeractionsUX ResearchSketchVisual DesignArt Direction

United StatesToptal Member Since January 7, 2019

Martí is a senior UI/UX designer based in New York. For the past several years, he's been designing digital products for the banking, hospitality, fashion, healthcare, pharmaceutical, automotive, and software industries. Martí's past clients include Citi, HP, Meta, Deutsche Bank, Volkswagen Group, Grifols, Vorwerk Thermomix, BBVA, Asics, The Ritz-Carlton Group, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Al Rajhi Bank & First Abu Dhabi Bank.

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Umit Kitapcigil

Prototyping DesignerSketchFigmaeCommerceiOSShopify DesignWebCryptocurrencyWordPressProduct DesignUser Interface (UI)ShopifyUser Experience (UX)

United StatesToptal Member Since July 17, 2018

Umit is a designer and a developer with more than a decade of hands-on, varied experience, including prototyping, identity creation, branding, and strategy. Umit has worked with many clients, including Nooka, Turkcell, Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Ansel Elgort, Venus Williams, and f*ckjerry.

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Sascha Mombartz

Prototyping DesignerAdobe PhotoshopData VisualizationAdobe IllustratorUser FlowsSketch 3Adobe InDesignFigmaUser Experience (UX)Web App UXInformation Architecture (IA)Product DesignUX Design

United StatesToptal Member Since February 9, 2016

Previously, Sascha worked at the New York Times and at Google's Creative Lab in New York as a web and interaction designer. After working on a retail and public opinion startup, he decided to start his own design practice. Sascha has also created Float, an iOS app that allows users to explore places through stories.

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Serge Zuev

Prototyping DesignerAdobe CCUser Interface (UI)BrandingWireframingSketchFigmaArt DirectionBrand ManagementWeb DesigneCommerceUXeCommerce UI

United StatesToptal Member Since February 6, 2016

Serge is a passionate, empathic, and pragmatic Lean product development practitioner. He is a design leader with 20 years of experience and a proven track record for building and leading multinational, multidisciplinary, distributed teams that design innovative digital products. Serge is keen on driving change and improving areas related to outcome-driven innovation, IBM enterprise design thinking, UX and Agile methodologies, and other organizational processes.

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Christina Barsan

Prototyping DesignerAdobe PhotoshopAdobe IllustratorAdobe InDesignAndroidWireframingMobile App DesignWeb DesignArt DirectionCreative DirectionUsability TestingDigital DesigneCommerce Design

United StatesToptal Member Since August 4, 2016

Christina is a digital designer and creative director with over 15 years of experience as a visual thinker, problem solver, manager, collaborator, and technology lover. She constantly seeks to help her clients create the ideal brand for their business aligned with their big vision.

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Rob Devaney

Prototyping DesignerAdobe PhotoshopAdobe After EffectsOmniGraffleAxure RP ProSketchAdobe IllustratoriPadFigmaProduct DesignUser Interface (UI)User ResearchDashboard Design

United StatesToptal Member Since October 28, 2015

Rob is an award-winning New York City-based senior UX/UI designer with over 15 years experience designing products for some of the biggest companies in the world. Clients include ESPN, MetLife, Goldman Sachs, Cisco, The Hartford, Discovery Channel, Siemens, The United States Women's Ski Team, Fitch Ratings, Wolters Kluwer, Red Bull, Bain, GlaxoSmithKline, dozens of startups, and many more.

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Ian Spangler

Prototyping DesignerPhotoshop CCMobile App DesignSketch 3Web DesignOmniGraffleiOSWeb App DesignProduct DesignUI DesignUser Interface (UI)UX DesignUser Experience (UX)

United StatesToptal Member Since November 6, 2017

Ian is a UX/UI designer, educator, and startup coach with over 12 years of professional experience designing and developing web and mobile products for high-profile and emerging brands. From his tenure as an entrepreneur wearing multiple hats, he has honed a broad, multifaceted skillset that enables him to take projects from concept to launch. Ian holds an MFA in interaction design from New York's Parsons School of Design, where he now teaches.

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Matthew Mandravelis

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United StatesToptal Member Since March 23, 2016

Matthew is a 30-times, award-winning, lead-product UX/UI designer, advisor, and creative director with more than twelve years of hands-on experience. He's worked with leading Fortune 500 brands and startups, including Disney, Samsung, Sony, Adidas, BMW, Lufthansa, to bring impact via innovation. Matthew's mission is to deliver the most efficient, engaging, innovative, and high-quality experience with an emphasis on user experience.

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Stefan Dufgran

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United StatesToptal Member Since February 14, 2020

Stefan has over fifteen years of experience shipping digital websites and products at companies like Kickstarter and Stink Studios in New York. He is passionate about solving interaction challenges with elegant interfaces and well-crafted user experiences. Stefan has delivered award-winning work for clients large and small, including Spotify, Google, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft, and Sony.

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Elena Bukhonok

Prototyping DesignerSketchUser InterviewsUX ResearchUser ResearchUXUser Interface (UI)Data VisualizationWeb App DesignUser Journey MapsWeb App UX

United StatesToptal Member Since May 11, 2016

Elena is a multidisciplinary product designer and educator with over seven years of experience and a background in architecture. She speaks four languages that have helped her conveniently explore the world. Elena has extensive experience in end-to-end product design. She has worked for various companies, from helping startups in the early stages build their voice and tone to re-thinking complex solutions within enterprise software that impact business at its heart.

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Yvette Solorzano

Prototyping DesignerSketchBlockchainProduct DesignUX Design

United StatesToptal Member Since March 30, 2017

Yvette "Yves" is an experienced product designer with an engineering background and a focus on design systems and product strategy, with sharp skills in visual design and solving complex problems. She has a minimal and clean design aesthetic while pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation.

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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 Prototyping Experts Near NYC

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

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