Toptal Accelerates Automotive Innovation, On Demand

Toptal bridges the talent gap by partnering with your team to design, prototype, and develop innovative technology for the rapidly evolving ecosystem of automotive and mobility companies.
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Toptal Supports Industry Transforming Technologies

Connected Vehicles
Advance new generations of connected vehicles with custom-built software systems, creating virtual simulations of real-world vehicle and traffic scenarios.
Autonomous Driving
Work with end-to-end technical experts to develop software and algorithms for autonomous driving and driving assistance, including perception, localization, and trajectory.
Shared Mobility
Augment your team with top UX/UI designers to ideate, prototype, and iterate designs for a new generation of shared mobility services.
Personalized In-Vehicle Experience
Partner with our data scientists to build predictive models and solutions to personalize marketing, analyze customer engagement, and maximize the consumer experience.
Digitization in the Automotive Industry
Learn how Toptal partnered with Bridgestone, the world's largest tire manufacturer, to digitize and streamline their global tire retreading process.
Work With Leading Experts in Emerging Technologies
Our teams specialize in custom software design and development across any platform, market sizing research and financial modeling, as well as product and project management and execution. Our experts have deep experience across the most critical emerging technologies.
Big Data Analytics
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Virtual and Augmented Reality

Meet a Few of Our Experts

Melissa Quintanilha
Prototyping Expert
Information Architecture
  • BS in Computer Science and MS in Interaction Design, with over 15 years of prototyping experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in UX design for both autonomous driving and artificial intelligence
Work With Melissa 
Daan Terra
  • Developed highly configurable road marking patterns and a plugin framework for an auto safety market traffic scenario editor
  • Built a demo that let users drive through a real-world city and reproduced an accurate 3D traffic simulation immediately afterward from laser-scanned data
Work With Daan 
Dennis Ippel
Virtual Reality
  • Developer for Nissan IDx: a VR experience that brings the concept of car creation to life, for a younger audience
  • Nissan IDx was the first 3D experience for a global brand to debut the Oculus Rift HD
Work With Dennis 
Tom Roberts
User Interaction Design
User Interface Design
  • Led the design and modernization efforts for the landing pages of major automotive companies, including Rolls Royce, Jaguar, and Mini
  • Managed the creative direction of automotive marketing campaigns
Work With Tom 
Jeff Shaw
User Interface Design
  • Worked with multi-disciplinary team of engineers to rapidly ideate and prototype future interaction concepts for car interiors
  • Designed, prototyped, and implemented an artificial intelligence bot and voice-assistant interaction for Mercedes-Benz research and show cars
Work With Jeff 
How Toptal Works
Talk to One of Our Domain Experts
A domain expert from our team will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
Work with Hand-Selected Talent
Within days, we'll introduce you to a few experts for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
The Right Fit, Guaranteed
Work with your new team member for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

Toptal Lets You Hire Now to Innovate Now

Trusted experts only

Work with seasoned experts, ready to integrate and contribute right away.

Vetted talent

To join our network, all Toptal experts must pass our rigorous screening process. This allows us to ensure that you only work with the best.

Scale efficiently

Powered by a cutting-edge platform, our process enables you to expand and contract your team with absolute flexibility.

Seamless hiring

We'll take care of the overhead, while you focus on building great products.

Flexible engagements

Choose the engagement type and model that best suits your company's needs at any point.

World class support

Focus on your project while enjoying support from domain experts and a dedicated account executive.
“Toptal gave us access to the best designers out there. They're not easy to find. Those designers integrated very quickly with our existing teams.”

Toptal Articles on Automotive and Mobility

How Autonomous Driving Created a Talent War
By Sib Mahapatra
As vehicular autonomy draws closer to reality, automotive players are locked in a high-stakes competition for top talent―and artificial intelligence isn’t the only skill in demand.
How Software Will Dominate the Automotive Industry
By Toby Clarence-Smith
The rise of autonomous vehicles will cause a tectonic shift in the mobility industry―and incumbents must evolve along with it. Learn how automakers can position themselves to flourish in the new era of mobility.
How Machine Learning Can Enhance Cybersecurity for Autonomous Cars
By Dino Causevic
Security is a critical concern for self-driving cars. Learn how machine learning can be deployed to protect autonomous cars from cyberattacks and malware.
Toptal's Automotive Leader
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Neil Pickard
Director, Automotive & Mobility
Neil has spent the duration of his career in the talent world. His experience in recruiting and human capital management consulting has formed a unique perspective that he applies in building out agile talent strategies with his clients. Neil received a B.S. in Business Management from Penn State University, Smeal College of Business.
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