At Toptal, you get to work on freelance UX Research jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite design talent. As a former lead UX Research designer, manager, or specialist, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.
Why should you use Toptal to build your career?
At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge design tools to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top designers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.
At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge design methodologies and skills.
At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced designers.
No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.
Have a question? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top designers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly learn new skills from your peers.
With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, advanced design studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Design Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.
Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.
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Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite UX researchers for their mission-critical jobs.
We are a large semiconductor manufacturer with a strong product innovation team. We are hiring a Director of UX Research to generate a strategic vision and UX roadmap for our entire product suite of hardware and software. The ideal individual will ensure research quality and consistency across all use cases while leading our 50+ person group of designers, scientists, engineers, and marketers.
We are a boutique design consultancy seeking a seasoned Lead UX Designer to join our ambitious team. The Lead UX Designer will need to stay on top of the pace of change in consumer behavior and technology, as well as conduct remote user tests with our customers, map user personas and journeys, analyze and create sitemaps, and design and execute A/B tests.
We are an innovation lab kicking off primary and secondary user research to support our understanding of current and future customer needs, motivations, and behaviors. We are looking for a Senior UX Researcher with a strong research and design foundation, along with the experience extracting insights from ambiguous data, who can collaborate with teams of marketers, designers, engineers.
At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.
At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.
Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.
The Toptal Design Blog features hundreds of thousands of subscribers, daily in-depth design studies, and frequent syndication requests from leading publications across the design industry. By joining, you’ll be able to publish on the Toptal Design Blog and show your top work off to a global audience of top UX researchers.
Why do top UX Research experts join Toptal?
UX Design Lead
Mariana has more than 10 years of experience working with digital products. She has worked in both digital agencies and in software. Most of her experience is oriented towards software/mobile application definition and user interfaces, Mariana also has experience with data visualization, information architecture, user testing, A/B testing, multivariate testing, heuristic evaluation, and research.
UX Research & Web Developer
Mirna is a UX designer with a strong background in HTML/CSS coding and experience in designing and developing web applications. She enjoys turning complex workflows into simple, seamless, and pleasant experiences. She loves delivering intuitive design solutions based on the needs of users, the goals of the business, and the constraints of technology.
Jenny is an award-winning senior UX designer who specializes in user experience and conversion optimization. She has worked with clients from innovative startups to brands like eBuddy, Deskbookers, and Megabite Pizza. Today, she focuses on solving difficult UX challenges in the travel, e-commerce, and SaaS markets.
Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.