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Ana Medina

San Diego, CA, United States
Ana helps companies solve UX problems and create meaningful experiences through user-centered design. Her goal is to help brands connect with their users through delightful product interactions. Click to continue

Jarret Blaze

San Diego, CA, United States
Jarret is an accomplished UX designer with proven expertise in increasing user acquisition, conversion, revenue, and retention by successfully implementing high-impact user experiences. Over the past five years he has worked with companies of all sizes from fast paced startups to $1B+ companies. Click to continue

Ryan Kodzik

San Diego, CA, United States
Ryan is a seasoned UX strategist with more than eight years of experience. His core skills are in the UX strategy area, specifically information architecture, wireframes, and UX strategies related to user testing. His design tools of choice are Sketch and InVision. Ryan is also excellent at leading and promoting productive client relationships, site-planning, and designing for both Shopify and WordPress platforms. Click to continue

Colin Simpson

San Diego, CA, United States
Colin is an award-winning UX/UI Designer with over eight years of experience. From some of the biggest brands in the world to scrappy startups, he's shown results. If you're looking for effective creative, and scalable solutions, you've come to the right place. Colin loves working with passionate and talented folks who want to get the job done right the first time. Click to continue

Emily Michels

San Diego, CA, United States
Emily has spent over seven years working in UI/UX and visual design—leading projects for several clients including Samsung, Thomson Reuters, SmartThings, Pizza Hut, etc. She's spent four years at Samsung as a lead designer for the IoT product, SmartThings. She is a user-centered thinker who places thoughtful care in her designs. Emily is experienced in web development, works well in a team, and is passionate about building beautiful products. Click to continue

Melissa Wedeen

Gardena, CA, United States
Melissa is a UX consultant with interaction design, strategy, and research expertise. She studied HCI at UC San Diego and has solved problems for startups, agencies, and Fortune 500 companies across numerous industries. Her work has been featured on Awwwards, TIME, and Fast Company, and at various conferences. She has expanded her user-centered design philosophy to excel in leadership roles and foster cross-team collaboration. Click to continue

Christina Chan

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Christina is a design and techno-enthusiast passionate about designing intuitive, engaging, and meaningful relationships between people and products. She believes whole-heartedly in learning by doing. The clients that she's worked with are Microsoft, Sony, Union Bank, Activision, Fandango, Weight Watchers, Johnson & Johnson, VCA Hospital, ABC, E! Online, MyStyle, Ticketmaster, Live Nation, and various startups. Click to continue

Angela Ji

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Angela has over 14 years as a multidisciplinary creative director working at top agencies such as Possible, Gelcomm, and various award-winning startups. She’s extremely skilled in brand architecting, illustration, and design (UI/UX, product, mobile/web, and graphics). Her clients have included Disney, Bridgestone, Microsoft Xbox, Nestlé, Stanford, Lytro, ROK Mobile, Major League Baseball, Wynn Las Vegas, John Hancock Retirement, and Carbonite Click to continue

Branden Ushijima

Los Angeles, CA, United States
With over 15 years as a design professional (and the last decade focused on UI/UX design), Branden has developed a personal design ethic focused on simplicity and user-centered empathy in the products he designs. Although he specializes in user experience research and design, Branden also excels as a design strategist—assisting startups and established organizations alike. Click to continue

Brad Burke

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Brad is a passionate digital creative director and product designer with over eleven years of professional experience building brands and digital platforms. He's worked at some of the most highly awarded advertising agencies in the industry including R/GA, AKQA, Razorfish, and Saatchi & Saatchi. His client list includes Nike, Acura, Toyota, Vizio, and countless others. He focuses on designing delightfully intuitive products and experiences. Click to continue
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“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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CEO & Creative Director @ Tuatara Corp
“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.”
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Founder @ Prose Market
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Co-Founder & CTO @ maxmantra
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Conor Kenney
Director of Professional Services @ Cleveland Cavaliers
“We had a wonderful experience with our Toptal consultant. He was very reliable and punctual, delivering excellent work on a budget—we will certainly be using him again!”
Barbara Karpf
President @ DecoratorsBest
“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
“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
“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
“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 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
“Always incredibly responsive, prompt, and flexible, Anna has done an outstanding job -- her work is exactly what we needed. Toptal has been a great experience for us due to the ease of getting a project going with quality talent at a cost that fits our budget. The automated online system for managing everything during onboarding was also impressive.”
Cody Wilke
Product Manager @ Crucial Life Sciences Data Solutions
“What attracted us to Toptal was that Toptal is sourcing its talent from a global pool. The selection process is very stringent. They’re sourcing the talent not only based on capabilities -- sourcing the best 3% -- but also based on cultural fit, which is really important to us. We had an amazing experience working with Toptal. Toptal helped us achieve our goals by bringing us very high-quality resources, on very short notice.”
Elmar Platzer
Digital Transformation Leader, CSR Australia @ CSR Limited