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John McLaughlin

Freelance Hardhat Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since September 12, 2022

John has professional experience developing Ethereum decentralized apps (dApps), including an NFT factory and marketplace deployed on Mainnet and L2 chains such as Polygon, Arbitrum, Optimism, and zkSync. He has created two video/audio storage apps using IPFS/Filecoin and designed and deployed a Hyperledger Fabric permissioned blockchain to organize McKurz Capital's financials. John has also designed container orchestrations using Docker and Kubernetes for various web2 and web3 apps.

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David Bong C. C.

Freelance Hardhat Developer
JapanToptal Member Since September 7, 2022

David is a senior full-stack blockchain engineer with 20 years of experience in software engineering. He has demonstrated vast knowledge and technical skills across various industries such as oil and gas, telecommunications, banking, and enterprise solutions, including developing a large-scale enterprise solution for the global company Royal Dutch Shell. David picked up the latest blockchain technology and skills and is a Certified Blockchain Solution Architect.

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StJohn Piano

Freelance Hardhat Developer
SpainToptal Member Since November 15, 2022

StJohn is a highly-skilled and motivated senior software engineer with 11+ years of experience, 8+ of which have been in the blockchain industry. He currently works as the head of engineering at Solidi Cryptocurrency Exchange. StJohn has built excellent software for a fully regulated UK cryptocurrency exchange, a blockchain-based web publishing system, a secure Bitcoin storage toolset, a speech recognition company, a transcription team, and a furniture factory.

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Joseph Saw

Freelance Hardhat Developer
MalaysiaToptal Member Since August 30, 2022

Joseph is an experienced full-stack developer who has worked on various projects, including crypto payment solutions and decentralized yield tokenization and trading. In his spare time, he occasionally works on arbitrage bots and most recently created YouTube videos to provide education on smart contracts and solidity.

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Fabio Pacchioni

Freelance Hardhat Developer
ItalyToptal Member Since April 29, 2022

Fabio is a software developer who has been specializing in Solidity for almost five years now. With a background in electronic engineering and a passion for software, he has worked his entire life in automation, blockchain, and finance software. He held developer, blockchain engineer, and CTO roles in different projects with worldwide clients. Fabio is a highly committed professional with a proactive attitude in designing software architecture and solutions.

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Abhi Panchal

Freelance Hardhat Developer
IndiaToptal Member Since July 10, 2022

Abhi is a Solidity developer with 5+ years of experience. He is an expert in advanced blockchain projects, including ERC-20/ERC-721 tokenomics, DAO frameworks, liquidity pools, staking, NFT platforms, ICOs, launchpads, and play-to-earn games. Proficient in Solidity, Python, and ML, Abhi actively contributes to the developer community and ensures meticulous and secure smart contract development. Trust Abhi as your partner for decentralized app success and stay ahead with cutting-edge solutions.

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Patryk Matuszewski

Freelance Hardhat Developer
PolandToptal Member Since February 11, 2014

Patryk is a software engineer who loves creating new things. He develops efficient solutions to meet client requirements. He enjoys helping clients come up with clear visions of their needs. Patryk loves to make the whole development process clear and efficient, implementing the best available options for a specific problem—he has experience using approaches like continuous delivery, Scrum, TDD, ATTD, BDD, and extreme programming.

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Basil Gorin

Freelance Hardhat Developer
SwitzerlandToptal Member Since March 20, 2020

Basil is an enthusiastic, experienced solution architect, tech designer, and software engineer with a strong background in Java, web, and blockchain tech stacks. Since 2005, he has successfully applied technology to create digital solutions in the US, Israel, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia, Germany, and Estonia. Basil has built bridges between stakeholders and tech teams since his professional career. He loves it and is quite successful.

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Daniel Trinh

Freelance Hardhat Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since March 24, 2022

I am a lead Solidity developer with five years of experience in development and four in Blockchain. I specialize in EVM protocols, decentralized finance, and NFTs. I have built several products within the space, such as a Crowdfunding Protocol, a 200MM Stablecoin Protocol, an automated on-chain trading engine, and several NFT apps on Ethereum. I am constantly learning about new projects, best practices, and design patterns in the EVM and blockchain protocol space.

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Serkan Kaplan

Freelance Hardhat Developer
GermanyToptal Member Since March 4, 2021

Serkan is a seasoned software engineer with 17 years of experience in consultancy and in-house development. For the last three years, he's been helping clients develop and improve their products all around the world. Previously, Serkan worked as a consultant for different companies and projects. As a software consultant, he led development teams of up to ten developers and worked on fintech, employee relations, learning management, and eCommerce applications.

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Harsh Gupta

Freelance Hardhat Developer
IrelandToptal Member Since November 1, 2021

Harsh is an experienced software engineer with profound expertise in JavaScript, TypeScript, Next.js, and React. Over eight years, he's developed exceptional web applications, focusing on system design, thorough documentation, and meticulous testing to ensure the highest product quality. Harsh's background in blockchain and his role in creating impactful, tech-driven solutions showcase his ability to deliver robust, high-performing software tailored to meet diverse client needs.

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I am more than pleased with our experience with Toptal. The professional I got to work with was on the phone with me within a couple of hours. I knew after discussing my project with him that he was the candidate I wanted. I hired him immediately and he wasted no time in getting to my project, even going the extra mile by adding some great design elements that enhanced our overall look.

Paul Fenley

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The developers I was paired with were incredible -- smart, driven, and responsive. It used to be hard to find quality engineers and consultants. Now it isn't.

Ryan Rockefeller

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Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

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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.

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How to Hire Hardhat Developers Through Toptal

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Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of engineering will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Hardhat developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new Hardhat developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Hardhat developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Hardhat developers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with engineering experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire Hardhat developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a Hardhat developer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Hardhat developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Hardhat developer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

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    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    Seamless Hiring

    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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    Expert Talent Matching

    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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