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Miklos Philips

New York, NY, United States
A proponent of user-centered design thinking, Miklos has 16+ years of experience as a Principal Lead UX Designer in a variety of industries. As a "full-spectrum" user experience designer, he effectively mediates between user needs, business objectives, and technical feasibility resulting in great product designs that impact the bottom line. Click to continue

Sandy Woodruff

Brooklyn, United States
Sandy is a user-centered product designer with experience designing solutions for some of New York’s fastest-growing consumer-facing eCommerce companies such as Etsy, Rent the Runway, Fab.com, and Hem. Sandy's work has been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, and Apple Keynote. Click to continue

Jaime Fraina

New York, NY, United States
Jaime has years of experience working as a UX Designer for clients such as Microsoft, U.S. Army, USPS, and Verizon at MRM//McCann. He is also the founder of Giant Fox Studios, an indie game and web development studio with over 200 published games and websites. He is extremely passionate about optimizing experiences and project management to increase business KPIs and making the team more efficient. Click to continue

Tamara Olson

New York, NY, United States
A self-employed UX designer and developer, Tamara spent several years at Google, first as a UX manager in Ads (DFP), and then as UX design lead for Google Classroom. She has crafted experiences for Apple (apple.com redesign), The Paperless Post, Conde Nast, and The New York Observer (2009 Webby nomination, best newspaper). Tamara is an adjunct professor at FIT, teaching interaction design, and holds a Master’s from NYU’s ITP. Click to continue

Sascha Mombartz

New York, NY, United States
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. Click to continue

Saygun Erkaraman

Brooklyn, United States
As a New York-based, award-winning product designer and digital creative director, Saygun is focused on interface architecture, user experience, and user interface design. With a passion for user experience, user research, and the latest technologies, he has more than ten years of experience designing user interfaces across various digital mediums for both startups and well-known brands like Coca-Cola, Nike, and Vodafone. Click to continue

Andrew Zellinger

New York, NY, United States
Andrew is a NY-based design director with 10+ years of experience in the design and technology industries. He specializes in designing user-centered digital products and experiences. He’s a creative leader passionate about data-driven design thinking and in activating studio culture. He designs to establish direction and project specific design principles while guiding teams toward launching memorable digital experiences. Click to continue

Luke Peake

New York, NY, United States
Luke is an award-winning digital designer with 18 years of experience designing for globally recognized brands. He has worked for world-renowned agencies and also has managed and directed his own team of technical experts. UX is the core of everything he does. Click to continue

Rafael Castello

New York, NY, United States
Rafael received his undergraduate degree in Barcelona, Spain and his graduate degree in New York. He is currently based in New York and enjoys staying in touch with the latest and most relevant innovations in media, technology, art, and design. His aesthetic is influenced by notions of playfulness. Ultimately, Rafael’s goal is to create experiences that will help users see and connect with each other in real life. Click to continue

Himanshu Bharadwaj

New York, NY, United States
Himanshu is a digital art-director who's experienced in crafting UX/UI designs both onsite and remote. In his career, he's worked for many New York advertising agencies for brands as diverse as Nikon, Samsung, Verizon, Lincoln, American Express, Travelers, Delta, GE, Heineken, IBM, Kraft, Deutsche Bank, Revlon, Sirius, and more. He has worked with small startups doing innovative work and directly with clients through a consultancy practice. Click to continue
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“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
“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
“I can't say enough about how happy and confident I am in working with Enrique. He brings an enthusiasm to his profession that is very refreshing, constantly surprising us with his depth of knowledge and his capability to not only complete the task, but to surpass our expectations. He presents us with solutions that we would not have thought about ourselves, and sees the problem better than we can explain it.”
Chad Berryman
Senior Technical Lead @ Zoomedia
“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 @ CLARA analytics
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President @ New Texas Investments
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Mike Branch
President & CTO @ Harbor System Integrators, Inc
“One of our most time consuming problems is finding qualified staff. We need to find the correct platform to advertise on, create a proper ad, filter through tons of applications, interview and test the applicants' capabilities, and finally take a risk by hiring. This was the old way of doing things. The new way: describe the job position to our Toptal account manager, interview a few qualified applicants, and hire with a risk-free trial -- much faster, a lot easier, and with incredible results.”
Catalin S. Balaci
Owner @ EvoBits Information Technology SRL
“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
“With the pressure on and millions watching the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA Playoffs, Toptal delivered the talent and expertise needed to launch a brand new fan engagement platform.”
Conor Kenney
Director of Professional Services @ Cleveland Cavaliers
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Rajesh Nagarajan
Co-Founder & CTO @ maxmantra
“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.
“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.”
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Head of Sales and Customer Success @ WorkRamp
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