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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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    How to Hire Designers through Toptal

    1

    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.
    2

    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.
    3

    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

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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.

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    FAQs

    • 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. Start now.

    • 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. Start now.

    • 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. Start now.

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