Hire the Best UX Designers Near Toronto

Toptal is a marketplace for top remote UX designers. Top companies and start-ups in Toronto choose Toptal UX design freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Nick Vyhouski

UX DesignerSketchRapid PrototypingSaaS DesignAdobe PhotoshopUser FlowsBalsamiq MockupsSaaSiOSUser Interface (UI)WireframingResponsive Web Design (RWD)Web Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since January 29, 2016

Nick is a senior UI/UX designer with ten years of professional experience specializing in designing applications for startups. He is used to working remotely and has his tools and processes tailored to meet the demands of a fast-paced lean workflow and an unpredictable startup environment. Nick believes that design is not about deliverables and beautiful pixels but about solving problems and achieving business and user goals.

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Lillian Jia

UX DesignerSketchAdobe Creative SuiteUser Interface (UI)Visual DesignPresentation DesignArt DirectionPrototypingWeb Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since January 31, 2019

Lillian has worked in the industry for about a decade working on websites, apps, VUIs, annual reports, branding, presentations, IPOs, wayfinding, and more. Recently, she’s worked in Agile teams of all sizes on both software and hardware products—serving as product owner (as needed) and product designer. What Lillian does is work jointly with product owners and development teams to create intuitive product experiences.

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William Carroll

UX DesignerAdobe PhotoshopAdobe IllustratorAdobe InDesignSketchUI DesignVisual DesignMobile WebBrandingAgileWeb DesignProduct DesignInteractive Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since April 21, 2020

William is a strategic thinker with over 15 years of multidisciplinary experience in art direction, graphic design, illustration, branding, advertising, environmental design, and cross-platform campaign strategy. For the past 10 years, he has specialized as a digital product designer, collaborating on world-class user-centric digital experiences for Starwood Hotels, World Vision, The Toronto Star, and many more.

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James Babarinde

UX DesignerUI DesignIllustrationProduct DesignInteractive DesignAdobe Creative SuiteAdobe After EffectsAdobe Experience Design (XD)SketchFigmaUI MotionMobileApp UI + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since September 10, 2020

James is an enterprise designer specialized in creating a top-tier accessible product experience at all customer funnel levels. He is proficient in design software, notably Figma, Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Design Suite, with a complementary front-end understanding. James is a founder, owner, and operator of Novastack, a boutique agency focused on developing novel cloud-based XR technology solutions.

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Allen Wu

UX DesignerSketchAdobe CCInterface DesignUser Interface (UI)Product DesignUsability TestingUI DesignInformation Architecture (IA)Rapid PrototypingProtoypingAndroid UI DesigniOS + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since June 26, 2019

Allen is a designer with over 15 years of hands-on experience in publishing, marketing, and technical consulting for multiple platforms, including responsive web, native iOS, and Android apps. In the past several years, Allen has worked with PwC, McKinsey, JP Morgan, and TCS on several products—focused on user-centered design and design-thinking methodologies.

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Jane Tran

UX DesignerSketchProduct DesignWireframingWeb DesignResponsive Web Design (RWD)Web App UIWeb UIWeb UX + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since January 1, 2021

With five years of experience, Jane is a senior product designer who's passionate about creating simple and intuitive experiences backed up by data and research. She has led design on multiple products where she closely collaborated with product and engineering teams. Jane believes in constantly testing and refining products in order to provide users with the best experience.

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Dhileepan Karthi

UX DesignerUser ResearchWireframingProduct DesignMobile Banking + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since November 25, 2016

Dhileep has 10+ years of experience as a product designer. He has worked on mobile and responsive web applications for funded startups and Fortune 500 companies such as Scotiabank, Infosys, and P&G for the last decade. He designed the course creator for Uzity, which was known as the best in the market at that time. His domain experience includes banking, edtech, ERP, fintech, and eCommerce. His strength is conceptualizing solutions based on data and research about the users and business needs.

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Jane Marukhina

UX DesignerSketchUser ResearchUser Interface (UI)iOS App DesignWeb UXWeb UIWireframingWeb Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since June 1, 2019

Jane has a diverse background in design, computer science, analytics, and business development. In the last five years, she worked across agencies for clients ranging from startups to corporate names, including Amazon, Porsche, Nescafé, Allianz, and IBM. She specializes in strategy, user research, user experience, and interface design. Jane enjoys solving complex business problems through human-centered design.

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Ram Kumarasubramanian

UX DesignerAxure RP ProUser ResearchUsability Testing + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since October 13, 2015

Ram is a UX designer and researcher with business chops. He helps bridge user goals and business needs and has 5+ years of experience building websites and apps. Ram completed his master's degree specializing in human-computer interaction from the University of Michigan and is also a certified usability analyst (CUA) with an MBA in marketing from Hofstra University.

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Samuel J. Horodezky

UX DesignerUI DesignWireframingAgileUsability Testing + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since March 8, 2018

Samuel is the type of guy who can take a complicated mess—fully drawing upon his many years of design and leadership experience in UX process and strategy—and figure out how to fix it. During his more than 15-year career, he’s worked primarily at two large companies but he retains the mindset of an entrepreneur. Samuel possesses extensive experience both as an individual contributor and in more formal management roles.

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Bruno Santiago

UX DesignerUI DesignProduct DesignCreative DirectionBrand Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since March 15, 2017

Bruno is an award-winning design-oriented product strategist, with a passion for digital transformation challenges. Over the past 20 years, he has gained experience in the following industries: Fintech, Travel, Automotive, FMCG, and Fashion.

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A Hiring Guide

Guide to Hiring a Great UX Designer

A user experience (UX) design expert is a multi-talented jack-of-all-trades who possess knowledge in the areas of psychology, design and technology. As with any area of design, there is a high level of subjectiveness. This guide will help remove some of the subjectivity by allowing you to discover what makes a great UX designer and help you make the right hiring decisions.

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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 UX Designers Near Toronto

1

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.
2

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right UX designer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
3

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new UX designer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

Tap Into World-Class Talent

  • Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

  • The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Hire in under 2 weeks and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • Seamless Hiring

    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

  • Flexible Engagements

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

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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