Hire the Top 3% of Designers

Toptal is a marketplace for top UI, UX, Visual, Interaction designers, and more.
Top companies and start-ups hire freelance designers from Toptal for their most mission-critical projects.

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Greg Kujda
Greg Kujda
Verified Expert in Design
UX Designer
Amélie Lamont
Amélie Lamont
Verified Expert in Design
Product Designer
Lee Hsieh
Lee Hsieh
Verified Expert in Design
UX Consultant
Jenna Law
Jenna Law
Verified Expert in Design
UX/UI Designer
Danielle Thompson
Danielle Thompson
Verified Expert in Design
Product Designer
Osandi Sekoú Robinson
Osandi Sekoú Robinson
Verified Expert in Design
Product Designer
Mike Slone
Mike Slone
Verified Expert in Design
UI Designer
Leah Shea
Leah Shea
Verified Expert in Design
Brand Designer

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How to Hire Designers through Toptal


Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of design 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 the right designer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new designer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

Find the Designers You Need

Access a network of freelance designers with skills in UX, visual design, prototyping, and more.
Search by expertise or browse by city.

Hiring for a specific skill?

The Toptal network includes expert freelance designers across a very wide array of categories. See the list below to find and hire freelance design contractors with your desired skill or browse them by city.

Looking for something more specific?

Sometimes you need a designer with a more specific mix of skills to fit your project needs. Let's see if we can help.

Meet Toptal® Designers

Jenna Law, UX/UI Designer for hire
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Jenna Law

UX/UI Designer

Jenna is an award-winning director of design. For over 15 years, she has partnered with clients such as Microsoft, Jaguar, the UK government, GSK, Jack Daniels, and more. Jenna's unique hybrid of skills—notably UI, UX, brand, and product design—has allowed her to exceed business and user expectations time and again. Her process for success is to be always user-focused, experience-driven, and design-led.

Previously at

Thompson Reuters
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Why Organizations Choose Toptal

Discover the many ways in which our clients have embraced the benefits of the Toptal network.


Building a cross-platform app to be used worldwide

Thierry Jakicevic

General Manager, Digital Solutions

Cleveland Cavaliers

Creating an app for the game

Conor Kenney

Director of Professional Services


Leading a digital transformation

Elmar Platzer

Digital Transformation Leader

University of Southern California

Developing a virtual assistant to improve mental wellness

Precision Drilling

Drilling into real-time data creates an industry game changer

Collaborations With Leading Brands

We collaborate with a number of top-tier companies on imagining the future of work. Have a look.

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  • How are Toptal designers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our designers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 100,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with design 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 designers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your designer 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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