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 MockupsiOSUser Interface (UI)WireframingResponsive Web Design (RWD)Web DesignInformation Architecture (IA) + 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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Danielle Thompson

UX DesignerWeb DesignMobile App DesignUI DesigniOS UI DesignResponsiveDigital DesignDigital Product DesignSketchAdobe PhotoshopiOS + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since November 21, 2015

Danielle is a seasoned UX/UI product designer, specializing in the fintech market. Collectively, she's helped companies raise over 18 million in seed and VC funding in the last two years. Her interfaces have serviced over 100 million users. Data drives Danielle's designs which are often powered by React. She believes in staying lean and testing regularly. Danielle works well in small teams and with first-time founders.

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Daniel de Paola

UX DesignerAdobe PhotoshopUI DesignSketch 3Product DesignMobile DesignApp UIWeb UI + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since May 26, 2016

Daniel has over a decade of experience in digital design, including mobile, design thinking, and design systems. He also is a self-taught English learner, communicates extremely well, has remote work experience, and has worked in teams of all sizes.

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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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Ocean Lio

UX DesignerPhotoshop CCIllustrator CCSketchiOSMobile DesignVisual DesignLogo DesignMobile App DesignUser Interface (UI)iOS UI Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since May 29, 2018

Ocean has over seven years of experience as a UI/UX designer in the computer software industry—working at Autodesk. He’s especially skilled in visual design, user experience design, and testing. Notable projects that he’s worked on was as the lead designer for Autodesk’s SketchBook application and on SketchBook Motion which won iPad App of the Year in 2016.

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Pili Fernandez Davila

UX DesignerAdobeProduct DesignAdobe IllustratorAdobe PhotoshopUI DesignSketchUser Interface (UI)iOSMobile UIAndroidWebMobile Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since May 11, 2018

Pili is a hands-on digital designer with broad experience in product design, UX/UI, branding, and visual communication. She's been creating user-centered design solutions for brands, companies, and people around the world for the last 10+ years, working in partnership with developers, data scientists, and more.

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Cole Holyk

UX DesignerSketchUser Interface (UI)Information Architecture (IA)Web UIWeb UXWeb App UIAdobe PhotoshopDigital Project ManagementSaaS DesignWordPress DesigneCommerce UIeCommerce Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since March 30, 2019

In his 8+ years as an entrepreneur and experience designer, Cole has led and designed product and eCommerce experiences for organizations such as JBL, AKG, Harman/Kardon, Spinrite, and Cox Automotive; launched 3 startups from ideation phase to architecture, product design, brand, positioning, marketing website and launch; and has designed and developed dozens of corporate websites over his career.

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Allen Wu

UX DesignerSketchAdobe CCUsability TestingInformation Architecture (IA)Rapid PrototypingiOSAndroidResponsive Web Design (RWD) + 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 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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Betsy Wang

UX DesignerSketchFigmaAxure RP ProOmniGraffleUser Interface (UI)Mobile App DesignDashboard DesigneCommerce DesignHigh-fidelity PrototypesUI DesignMobile DesignProduct Design + 0 more

CanadaToptal Member Since October 5, 2016

Betsy is an experienced product designer with more than seven years of experience. She has supported the end to end product design process and successfully shipped both B2C and B2B mobile and web applications for various sizes of businesses and product teams, from startups to enterprises.

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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

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Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of design will work you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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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.
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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

    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

    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

    Scale as Needed

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

  • Seamless Hiring

    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

    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

    Expert Talent Matching

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

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