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Michael Herold

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since February 2, 2016
Mike is a talented software engineer with an expertise in web applications. He is fluent in Javascript, Ruby, and Python, and takes pride in writing clean, maintainable code. Mike is based in San Francisco with 4 years of experience in the start-up scene. Mike has focused on both client and server architecture. His strengths include relational and non-relational databases, and REST APIs. Click to continue

Patrick DeSantis

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since February 20, 2016
Patrick is a professional iOS developer who is passionate about quality code, UX design, and leadership. He had worked on both enterprise and consumer apps with millions of downloads. He has been a solo developer, team member, and team leader. Click to continue

Teng Siong Ong

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since August 13, 2013
Teng Siong is a freelance developer and entrepreneur who has helped build applications with millions of users. He started a company after his freshman year, which was later acquired. He has extensive experience working with early stage startups and helping them to build quick prototypes for market validation. Click to continue

Sebastian Canseco

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since January 21, 2014
Sebastian aims to develop his skills, take advantage of great opportunities, and deliver outstanding value to the company, users, and customers that he works for. He has extensive experience with Salesforce.com. Click to continue

Gordon Murray Dent

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since April 19, 2015
Gordon is a highly motivated, adaptable, and personable software engineer with team leading and management experience. A polyglot by trade, he has worked professionally with a number of languages and frameworks, specializing in JavaScript related technologies. Gordon is always eager to embrace new challenges and brings a tried-and-true work ethic to every assignment. Click to continue

Wylliam Judd

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since September 16, 2016
Wylliam is a full-stack web developer. He loves understanding how things work, solving puzzles, and creating beautiful things. He knows object-oriented programming, agile test-drive development, data structures, and algorithms. The languages in his tool-belt so far are: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, and JavaScript. Click to continue

Ethan Jud

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since September 29, 2016
Ethan is an iOS engineer who started his career with Windows development. He takes a quality-focused approach to engineering that's pragmatic but always with an eye on user experience and stability. He communicates well with teams and enjoys participating in design or product discussions to make the product the best it can be. Click to continue

Natalia Perelman

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since September 23, 2015
Natalia is a Front-end Developer with over 8 years of experience working with e-commerce sites. She specializes in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, and has a master's degree in Information Management from UC Berkeley. Natalia is a quick learner and constantly looking to take on new challenges. Click to continue

Stephanie Volftsun

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since June 11, 2015
Stephanie is an entrepreneur and freelance software developer with 10 years of professional experience. She started 2 companies (Knotch, Bubby) which are both still going strong. She's built products from the ground up and has built features on top of larger systems. In general, she love building products that delight people. Click to continue

Patrick Canfield

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since November 2, 2015
In his eight years of professional experience, Patrick has written C++ for embedded systems, written web applications from front to back using Python, Node, Backbone, Angular, Meteor, jQuery, CSS3, and HTML5. He also helped found a startup and served as de facto project manager while freelancing for other startups. Click to continue
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Founder & CEO @ Greasebook
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Creative Director @ Mookieyams
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CEO @ TSOLife
“In Higgle's early days, we needed the best-in-class developers, at affordable rates, in a timely fashion. Toptal delivered! ”
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CEO @ Higgle
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CEO @ Radeeus
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Co-Founder @ CareMessage
“As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.”
Stuart Pocknee
Principal @ Site Specific Software Solutions
“Always incredibly responsive, prompt, and flexible, Anna has done an outstanding job -- her work is exactly what we needed. Toptal has been a great experience for us due to the ease of getting a project going with quality talent at a cost that fits our budget. The automated online system for managing everything during onboarding was also impressive.”
Cody Wilke
Product Manager @ Crucial Life Sciences Data Solutions
“We needed a talented developer and we needed him/her very quickly. So we turned to Toptal and couldn't be happier with the results! Our Toptal freelancer has contributed extraordinary knowledge, talent, and startup experience to our team. We will continue to work with Toptal to fulfill our future talent needs.”
Lindsay Fairman
Founder & Owner @ FairTech Labs, LLC
“Through Toptal, we were able to find and select a senior engineer who is both very professional and easy to work with. The quality of matching that Toptal enabled has been crucial to our success, was at a fair price, and came with a much appreciated, risk-reducing trial period.”
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Director @ Bingosolutions
“Toptal has helped my business tremendously by finding, vetting, and recruiting the talent I need, at the right time. I’d definitely recommend it to others.”
Xavier Xicay
CEO & Creative Director @ Tuatara Corp
“I've been very happy with Juraj. He is efficient, writes great code, and is an extremely nice guy to work with. Most importantly, he is self-motivated -- in his initial pass at the code base he has contributed several optimizations and stability improvements.”
Matt Cotton
Dev Team Lead @ eFolder
“We needed some short-term work in Scala, and Toptal found us a great developer within 24 hours. This simply would not have been possible via any other platform.”
Franco Arda
Co-Founder @ WhatAdsWork.com
“We've been very pleased with our experience working with Toptal. Their team was incredibly helpful in finding us the perfect developer for our project. The work was stellar, the communication was excellent, and we couldn't have been happier with the overall experience. We're excited to work with Toptal for more projects in the future. ”
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