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Jerry Hermel

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since January 10, 2014
Jerry's 34-year career in engineering with Boeing has given him broad hands-on experience in many aspects of cutting-edge technology. His professional experience includes diverse accomplishments in software/web development, systems engineering, data analytics, applied math, and web-based commerce. Click to continue

Sebastian Janisz

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since January 22, 2016
Sebastian is a rockstar programmer with 20 years of programming experience in games and tech, including many solo indie games. He has worked with Disney multiple times, for whom he was tasked with inventing patent-pending AR tech for their highest priority R&D projects (including those other experts claimed were impossible). He is best suited for short-term problems that are too difficult, tedious, or time-sensitive for other programmers. Click to continue

David Rothschild

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since October 4, 2015
Dave has 15 years of experience building web applications, including full-stack development. He has a passion for code and an entrepreneurial spirit. He has worked in all kinds of teams, and is particularly drawn to startups and new ideas. Click to continue

Eric Adem

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since October 1, 2016
Eric is a senior software developer driven by results, quality, and efficiency—offering extensive experience within large corporate or startup environments. He's excellent at understanding client and end-user needs and designing solutions that meet those needs while being cost-effective, flexible, and scalable. Click to continue

Nick Kuhn

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since February 20, 2017
Nick has over a decade of Drupal experience and has built some of the largest and most recognized Drupal websites such as Fox.com and AmericanIdol.com. With a very wide skill set, he fits in perfectly with any sized team, and in any role. He has worked with Acquia and developed several of the best practices the community uses today. With over 50 projects under his belt, he has the real life experience needed to make applications successful. Click to continue

Tiago Lopes

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since January 4, 2013
Tiago is a talented, experienced iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch developer specializing in great UX and architecture. He is great at leading teams and training developers, and several of his apps now have millions of users. Click to continue

Christopher R. Wirz

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since March 22, 2013
Christopher is a strong believer in abstraction, making all components communicate, from the database to the UI. He's created several plug-ins for desktop applications, but his real passion is working on great APIs to deliver content for the browser and desktop applications alike. Click to continue

Erik Bielefeldt

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since October 25, 2016
Erik is a software developer with fifteen years of back-end experience and a proven track record of architecting, planning, and executing large projects. In addition to being an individual contributor, he has excellent leadership and management skills, and is committed to delivering on time and to spec. Click to continue

Alexey Rastaturin

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since April 19, 2015
Alexey is a strongly self-motivated, open-minded software developer focused mainly on back-end and mobile development. He loves to make clear, scalable, well-documented, and tested code. He is strong in math and algorithms. Click to continue

Shawn Conn

Freelance PHP Developer at Toptal since May 24, 2016
Shawn is a freelance web developer and consultant from Seattle who works primarily with the Drupal CMS and the LAMP stack. He's built websites, APIs, and more for a variety of online locations, and he is very efficient in his communications. Click to continue
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Senior Analyst @ NetApp
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Conor Kenney
Director of Professional Services @ Cleveland Cavaliers
“We needed a programmer to help push a project over the finish line, and I figured -- best case -- Toptal would find someone who would come in and complete a few tickets. Instead, Sergio blended right in with the team and made significant progress after mere days of ramp-up. He even offered to take his laptop with him on vacation in case we had a customer issue with his code! He surpassed my expectations, and then some.”
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Vineet Singal
Co-Founder @ CareMessage
“As a growing startup, finding top-notch engineering talent at affordable rates is one of the biggest challenges. After being frustrated with unreliable local contractors in New York, we turned to Toptal. We worked closely with Michal in Poland for 5 months and were thrilled with the results. Michal was an outstanding engineer who communicated flawlessly and took control of our project in ways that far exceeded my expectations. I give Michal and Toptal my highest endorsement and will continue to use and recommend them to anyone looking for software engineering talent.”
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Founder @ Spins.FM
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Lindsay Fairman
Founder & Owner @ FairTech Labs, LLC
“Dave as a developer was absolutely fantastic! The guidance that he provided us will allow us to make tremendous improvements to the next version of our application.”
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