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Toptal is a marketplace for clients to find top user experience researchers from around the world. Each Toptal freelance UX research consultant is thoroughly vetted and trusted by top companies for their most critical UX research design projects.

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Melissa Quintanilha

Seattle, WA, United States
Melissa has over 15 years of design experience, having designed cross-platform interactive applications in a wide range of domains, including automotive, IoT, healthcare, social, and IT management. She is a great collaborator, an exceptional individual contributor, and is always looking to design cutting-edge solutions to real-world problems. Melissa has been an award-winning senior UX designer at Microsoft and now runs her own studio. Click to continue

Chris Ciesielski

Batavia, IL, United States
Chris is a UI/UX designer with a wide breath of experience designing, researching, and testing enterprise-level applications. With ten years of freelance experience delivering projects for customers big and small, he is perfectly comfortable with all aspects of design from speaking with customers to designing wireframes and tweaking code. Click to continue

Gabriela M. Braga

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
With more than ten years of experience as a UI/UX designer, Gabriela is a passionate and enthusiastic designer with experience in startups and massive enterprise environments such as IBM. She specializes in user experience design with applied knowledge in design thinking, HTML/CSS, user research, and user interface design. Click to continue

Robbie Farrell

Dublin, Ireland
With over 7 years of experience working with agencies and corporation as a full-stack product designer, he's worked with multidisciplinary teams through product discovery and strategy, market and user research, prototyping, development, and testing. He works well in any sized team and has experience leading design and research processes in projects. Click to continue

Anastasia Moreva

London, United Kingdom
Anastasia is a UX designer with experience in product development, wearables, and user research. She likes working on products and services that connect technology, research, and creative thinking to solve real problems. Click to continue

Laura Geley

Montreal, QC, Canada
Laura is an art director specializing in UX and UI designs. She has eight years of experience working for digital agencies and as a freelancer; plus, she's also a member of the prestigious Awwwards jury. Her expertise is wanted on both B2C and B2B projects (website, eCommerce, and app). She can help you with any project from making a meaningful content strategy that engages users, building your brand, to creating a personalized interface design. Click to continue

Paul Somerville

Leeds, United Kingdom
Paul has over 18 years of experience in digital design, optimization, and humanizing technology based on user research. He combines UX, UI, and brand design disciplines to create user experiences that satisfy both sides of the human brain to deliver functional and emotional satisfaction. Paul is extremely passionate about people, and channels this passion both when creating products for his customers and when working with his colleagues. Click to continue

Dragan Simonovic

Ljubljana, Slovenia
As a senior UX designer, Dragan has a keen interest in helping businesses become more customer-centric by creating intuitive, immersive and inspiring digital experiences that meet measurable outcomes, along with practical UX mentoring and guidance. 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

Claude Grenier

Montreal, QC, Canada
Claude is a user experience designer with a desire to create digital products that are usable, enjoyable and effective for users. She works with companies to develop innovative design solutions that meet user needs and business goals. Specialized in human-computer interaction, she masters the standards in user experience, accessibility and usability to maximize user satisfaction. Click to continue
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