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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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Our Exclusive Network of UX Researchers

Robbie Farrell

UX Researcher

With over 7 years of experience working with agencies and corporation as a full-stack product designer, he's worked with multidisciplinary teams through pro...duct 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. 

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Chris Ciesielski

UX Researcher

Chris is a UI/UX designer with a wide breadth of experience in designing, researching, and testing enterprise-level applications. With ten years of freelanc...e 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. 

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Gabriela M. Braga

UX Researcher

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 enter...prise environments such as IBM. She specializes in user experience design with applied knowledge in design thinking, HTML/CSS, user research, and user interface design.  

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Claude Grenier

UX Researcher

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 t...o 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. 

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Paul Somerville

UX Researcher

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. 

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Melissa Quintanilha

UX Researcher

Melissa has over 15 years of design experience, having designed cross-platform interactive applications in a wide range of domains, including automotive, Io...T, 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. 

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Anastasia Moreva

UX Researcher

Anastasia is a UX designer with experience in product development, wearables, and user research. She likes working on products and services that connect tec...hnology, research, and creative thinking to solve real problems. 

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Dragan Simonovic

UX Researcher

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

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