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Sasha Marchenko

San Jose, CA, United States
Sasha has over a decade of design experience in the San Francisco Bay Area and abroad for corporate and startup clients alike. She's currently the director of user experience at LiquidSpace—the largest corporate real estate network. Sasha is well-versed in design all-around but she specializes in defining UX strategies, user tests, and transforming complex technical requirements into intuitive, approachable designs. Click to continue

Ringae Nuek

San Francisco, CA, United States
Ringae is a hands-on design lead who’s shipped products at startups and large corporations for 15+ years. She's helped clients—including Google, the BBC, and Samsung—to find problems and create coherent solutions through design. She has several apps in the App Store. After launching a mobile banking iOS app, she's looking to do what she loves—consumer-facing product design informed by an understanding of the user and the core business strategy. Click to continue

Jamie H. Murphey

San Francisco, CA, United States
Jamies is a lead UX designer who's passionate about testing design hypotheses to uncover data-informed usability solutions. She helps clients in saving time and money by using lean, collaborative UX methodologies to discover elegant design solutions. Click to continue

Melissa Patenaude

Oakland, CA, United States
Melissa has over 10 years of experience in design (UI/UX, visual, product, and identity) as well as art direction and strategy. She's worked for Fortune 500 companies and startups in various fields including B2B, retail, food, education, and finance. She's passionate about the relationship between people, technology, and culture and is dedicated to creating experiences that charm people from the digital world to daily life. Click to continue

Joe Morrow

San Francisco, CA, United States
Joe is a senior user experience strategist and product manager. He's particularly strong in UX design and architecture and has superb communication skills. He has a development background and over a dozen years of creative agency and consulting experience building B2B and consumer-facing web, mobile, and multi-channel solutions. Click to continue

Vesna Planko

San Francisco, CA, United States
Vesna loves designing digital products. Currently, she's the lead UX/UI designer at Moni Technologies solving usability challenges in the remittance market. Vesna is also the lead UX/UI at Security First for the Android app Umbrella. Previously, she was the design and technical lead at Dattch (now Her), which won the best design award in 2014 at the Launch Festival in San Francisco and was in the YCombinator S15 batch. Click to continue

Angela Liu

San Francisco, CA, United States
Angela is a product designer located in San Francisco. She has a master's and bachelor's degree in human-computer interaction from Carnegie Mellon University. Her goal is to best understand your user’s needs in order to envision a product that meets your bottom line. Click to continue

Deborah Dennis

Oakland, CA, United States
Deborah is a UX/UI expert in crafting creative and engaging interaction designs. She is well versed in making complex products into simple easy to use interfaces. She has designed mobile, web and SaaS apps for Visa, Apple, Intel, Autodesk, Symantec, and multiple startups. She is a collaborative leader skilled in building relationships, influencing, and presenting as well as setting priorities, strategy and design direction. Click to continue

Patty Castaneda

San Francisco, CA, United States
Patty is a nomadic UI/UX designer who codes a bit and gravitates towards creative strategy, branding, front-end coding, AB testing, and illustration. She's worked with companies such as Kissmetrics, Dice, Appcelerator, and more. She designs for user needs and is fond of JTBD for user research and atomic design for iterative prototyping. She believes that people don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter-inch hole (TL). Click to continue

Kaylin Jordan Kudla

San Francisco, CA, United States
Kaylin is a senior design professional who specializes in crafting award-winning solutions for global brands and the people who matter to them. She brings a hands-on approach to managing cross-functional teams, collaborating with clients, and bringing creative concepts to life. Click to continue
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“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.”
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Cody Wilke
Product Manager @ Crucial Life Sciences Data Solutions
“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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Digital Transformation Leader, CSR Australia @ CSR Limited
“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.”
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