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Damien Rottemberg

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since October 24, 2016
Damien wrote his first lines of code when he was 6 in 1986 on his Amstrad CPC6128. Since then he's always been passionate about innovating, performing, and solving new challenges. He's been programming his whole life and he became an entrepreneur in 2009. Unlike most other developers—he has built companies, managed them, wrote every single line of code, marketed them, and sold them. Damien can bring way more than just lines of codes Click to continue

Edward Lin

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since December 11, 2013
Edward is a web architect, technology enthusiast, and problem solver. With over 12 years of industry experience, he has delivered scalable and robust software for high traffic, enterprise level mobile web and eCommerce applications. Click to continue

Julien Loutre

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since September 10, 2012
Julien is a former Facebook Team Leader and User Operations Analyst, as well as a Project Manager and Developer. He has extensive experience working with 2 of the most popular stacks: PHP/MySQL (over 10 years of experience) and Node.js/MongoDB (4 years of experience). Click to continue

Anton Kanevsky

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since June 19, 2015
Anton is a professional software engineer with passion for developing clean and efficient code. He has proven ability to deliver complex projects using a variety of platforms. He is dedicated to being up to date with regards to industry knowledge and technical skills. His attention to detail brings high quality to all his work. Click to continue

David Rydell

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since February 21, 2014
David is a senior developer and systems architect experienced in financial, media, social media/networking, retail, insurance, eCommerce, manufacturing, and accounting industries with expertise in web applications and OO software, physical and logical relational databases, and installation and configuration of operating systems and software on Unix, PC, Mac, and mainframe platforms. Click to continue

Ethan James

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since November 2, 2015
Ethan has worked on many different stacks, but always returns to his first love: JavaScript. He delights in connecting RESTful APIs to painstakingly-engineered front-ends using AngularJS, or whichever other framework provides the best user experience for the project. He writes clean, semantic HTML5 and CSS3 and is as responsive as the sites he builds. He is pleasant and diligent. Click to continue

Richard Plotkin

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since October 13, 2015
Richard has been writing code professionally for over 20 years. He's passionate about JavaScript, which he learned within a year of its creation. Richard leads and trains teams in app development, and specializes in web app architecture. His expertise extends to all manner of JS frameworks and libraries, as well as Python and PHP. Richard is currently writing a book on programming methods, and has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Click to continue

Ante Lucic

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since February 12, 2015
Ante has worked as a professional PHP developer since 2011 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He loves challenges and solving all kinds of problems. He is a full-stack engineer, passionate about Laravel, React.js, and React Native. Click to continue

Joshua Walker

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since October 4, 2011
Joshua is a senior developer who specializes in web development—primarily *nix server administration, Drupal, and jQuery. He has extensive experience developing projects from start to finish and also managing larger technical projects. He is a perfect fit when a server admin, Drupal, UX, or JavaScript expert is needed. Click to continue

Ryan J. Peterson

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since June 18, 2013
Ryan is a top architect, entrepreneur, and developer. He boasts a proven competency in building cloud-scalable, extensible software and systems. He writes code that can be maintained and expanded over time as business systems and requirements adapt to market demands or pivots in core business direction. Click to continue
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“Dario was recently assigned to our company in order to help with PHP and JW Video player refinements. He listens extremely well and offers common sense suggestions that save both time and money. He speeds up the process by asking great questions, and he just delivered our first project on time. His redesigned player offers a very pleasing appearance and delivers functions that are both elegant and intuitive.”
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Owner @ Pomp&Clout
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Software Engineer @ Survox, Inc.
“We recently launched our app with the help of Toptal and Nikola, an iOS developer. I was immediately impressed with the constant communication, detail, and level of talent that Nikola brought to the table. More importantly, when the project was underway, Nikola proactively provided creative workarounds for unforeseen hurdles and challenges. I couldn't be happier with our engagement and would highly recommend Nikola and Toptal.”
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Founder @ Humans Helping Robots LLC
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CEO @ Ronin Play Pty Ltd
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