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Yoni Dejene

Web DesignerProduct DesignFigmaUI DesignUX DesignWeb App DesignUser Experience (UX)

United StatesToptal Member Since June 29, 2021

Yoni is a multidisciplinary designer with a background in engineering and product management. His prior experience as a founder makes him love working with startups to turn ambitious ideas into high-quality web and mobile experiences. He's worked with teams from diverse industries and stages of growth—from designing the first version of a fintech marketplace to optimizing conversion rates of a growing music licensing web app. Yoni is flexible, lean, and creative—a great asset to any team.

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Hans van de Bruggen

Web DesignerSketchFigmaiPhonePrincipleAndroidWeb App DesigniOS

United StatesToptal Member Since August 10, 2021

Hans van de Bruggen has been obsessed with the design of technology ever since building a website in high school that helped to lift his family out of poverty. In the years since then, he has led design at smaller startups and industry giants like Netflix and LinkedIn. His work has been featured in publications worldwide, including TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Wired, PCMag, BGR, Variety, and Esquire. Hans is also the author of the book Learnability Isn't Enough that is due out soon.

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Daniel Sigvardsson

Web DesignerSketchProduct DesignVisual DesigniOSApp UIApp UXIdentity DesignUI DesignMobile UIUX DesignMobile DesignInformation Architecture (IA)

United StatesToptal Member Since September 25, 2018

Daniel is an award-winning multi-disciplinary designer. His passion lies in working with startups to create clear images of who they are and helps visualize problems they are trying to solve. Daniel will work with you or your team to identify and develop the assets your company needs to get off the ground. In solving design challenges, the main priority is always making your business grow.

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Lance Shields

Web DesignerSketchAdobe PhotoshopAdobe Experience Design (XD)Axure RP ProInDesign CCWordPressCreative DirectionUX DesignUI DesignBrandingProduct DesignUX Strategy

United StatesToptal Member Since November 29, 2018

Lance is an award-winning design director, product designer, and UX strategist with an MBA. He has 20+ years experience doing hands-on UX/UI design and leading design and strategy at three global agencies, two Fortune 500s, and his own design agency. He has helped shape products and brands for Adobe, Red Bull, Visa, Zipcar, and ADP. His work has won multiple awards including Webby, W3, and Davey Awards. He loves solving complex design problems.

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Radmila Zelic Josimov

Web DesignerSketchAdobe IllustratorAdobe PhotoshopUI DesignUser Interface (UI)Visual DesignResponsive UIResponsive Web Design (RWD)

United StatesToptal Member Since August 16, 2016

Radmila is a self-starter and problem solver with 10+ years of experience developing projects from the ground up and creating solutions that effectively combine brand value, experience design, and storytelling and help companies acquire and delight customers. Her clients range from small startups and non-profits to enterprises such as Zillow, Samsung, Williams-Sonoma, and McKinsey & Company.

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Eido Gat

Web DesignerSketchAdobe IllustratorPrototypingAdobe Experience Design (XD)Adobe PhotoshopAdobe InDesigniOSAndroidUX DesignUser InterviewsUser Interface (UI)Product Design

United StatesToptal Member Since July 15, 2019

Eido is a product designer with more than nine years of experience, focused on delivering exceptional user experiences via user-centric design, data, and collaboration. In his career, he has founded a startup, worked as a PM for a couple of ten-person product teams, and successfully filled product leadership positions during three acquisitions.

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Zack Baumel

Web DesignerAdobe CCAdobe IllustratorAdobe PhotoshopSketchFigmaWeb UIUX SketchingMobile UIMobile App DesignMobile App UIWireframingUser Flows

United StatesToptal Member Since May 6, 2019

Zack is a senior UI/UX designer and Webflow developer with more than a decade of experience in the field. He has designed applications and developed websites for companies like Rivian, Marriott, and Caterpillar and hundreds of startups and small business clients through platforms like Toptal. A life-long artist and musician, Zack seeks opportunities to shape the world by providing comprehensive, intelligent design solutions for companies that create a positive impact in their communities.

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Hyun Kim

Web DesignerFigmaSketchAdobe IllustratorAdobe Experience Design (XD)iOSWeb App UXWeb App UIProduct DesignUX DesignUI DesignVisual DesignMobile Design

United StatesToptal Member Since September 6, 2016

Hyun has more than seven years of experience designing digital products for Fortune 500s companies and Bay Area startups. He loves to build intuitive, thoughtful, and beautifully crafted products for organizations looking for an autonomous designer who loves to ship quickly. Hyun works closely with top Bay Area VC firms like Greylock Partners & Bain Capital to help their portfolio companies with product design needs. Companies Hyun has worked for include Intel, Walmart, J&J, Genentech, and more.

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Angela Liu

Web DesignerSketchProduct DesignFigmaPrototypingUX DesignUser ResearchPowerPoint Design

United StatesToptal Member Since September 8, 2016

Angela is a product designer at Oscar Health. She has a master's degree in human-computer interaction from Carnegie Mellon University. Angela thoroughly enjoys talking to and spending time with her users to understand their lives, jobs, and struggles, in order to design the best experience for their needs.

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Vesna Planko

Web DesignerLean UXUX DesignUser Interface (UI)UI DesignProduct DesignMobile App DesignSketchBrandingRapid PrototypingUX PrinciplesUX ArchitectureUser Research

United StatesToptal Member Since November 27, 2015

Designing fintech and business applications is Vesna's passion, and she is a design leader with 15 years of experience. She has a customer-centric approach by combining design thinking, product intuition, and business proficiency to help teams find meaningful solutions. This includes finding user needs, building empathy, articulating ideas through great storytelling, and leading creative direction for large-scale projects.

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Mari Ettlinger

Web DesignerProduct DesignSaaS DesignUX DesignUXVisual DesignApp UIUser Experience (UX)WireframingResponsiveDigital DesignBrandingUser Requirements

United StatesToptal Member Since November 17, 2015

Mari is an award-winning, end-to-end product, UI/UX, and visual designer who's successfully led teams (startups included) and projects all over the world for 15 years. She designed responsive sites and web/native apps. Mari consulted on design processes—audits, product design cycles, and product team workflows to make the product roadmap more cost-effective and time-effective. Notable clients include Pixar, Adobe, Marqeta, Wavefront, Symantec, and RelayHealth.

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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 Web Designers Near San Francisco

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

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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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