At Toptal, you get to work on freelance UX Design jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite design talent. As a former lead UX 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 designers for their mission-critical jobs.
We’re a large international auto company looking to add a lead UX designer to our team. In this position, you will be exploring key areas of our user journey with a primary focus on the in-car and mobile experiences. Other responsibilities include implementing the user experience and associated UI framework and assets on a range of products. You will also be following through with processes and tactics to implement the vision. You will be expected to produce user flows, wireframes, prototypes, user interface specifications, and final visual designs.
We are looking for an eCommerce User Experience designer responsible for translating requirements and wireframes into a brilliant design using our existing design aesthetic and UX best practices. You will design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it. We’re looking for someone to translate concepts into wireframes and deliver mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces including desktop web, mobile web, and iOS.
We’re looking for a talented UX designer to create solutions to complex interface & interaction design challenges, from concept to implementation. We are a large company that is branching off into an exciting niche that we’re hoping will disrupt the K-12 education industry. You will be partnering with key stakeholders to lead the creation of user flows, wireframes, information architecture, and prototypes. You will also run user testing, as well as collaborate with visual designers and content writers during design phases and help assist developers during development phases. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an experienced team that has worked on some of the web's most popular software products. If a successful fit, this will likely evolve into multiple future projects.
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 designers.
Why do top UX design experts join Toptal?
Senior UX Designer
Alexandre is a User Experience designer and strategist with nine years of professional experience across industries like education, telecom, retail, healthcare, energy, transportation, and banking. He designs better ways for customers to experience products and services that improve their lives as well as the business's bottom line. What drives him is simplifying complex things, understanding behavior, and creating real, innovative experiences.
London, United Kingdom
Diego is an experienced UX designer, always looking for new challenges to advance his career and help him build great products. He is a self-starter with an eye for detail and a passion for high quality software creation, and he can easily identify business needs and determine innovative user-centered solutions.
Senior UX Designer
San Francisco, United States
Jeff is a User Experience designer based in Silicon Valley. His approach combines new design and technology trends with research and validation. He is a talented designer, a great communicator, and a reliable freelancer.
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.