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Toptal Careers

Wilmington, DE
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
The World's Top Talent, On Demand&trade;<br/><br/>Toptal is an elite network of the world's top talent in business, design, and technology, on demand. With over 500 individuals in over 60 countries helping operate our core ... Read more

Mission: The World's Top Talent, On Demand&trade;<br/><br/>Toptal is an elite network of the world's top talent in business, design, and technology, on demand. With over 500 individuals in over 60 countries helping operate our core ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Traditional talent models are under serious pressure. They represent a now-antiquated philosophy for pursuing opportunity: hire a pool of qualified individuals to respond to the needs of the business. Hire more as the business grows. But “hire and retain” just isn’t working anymore, and the struggle is redefining how companies will drive objectives in the future. Complicating things further, many staffing firms have adopted a “throw spaghetti at the wall” approach, rather than providing the specific, high-quality talent companies demand.

  • Online communities shape the relationship between a company and its distributed workforce. They also foster connections between workers, enriching both their professional and personal lives. In this article, David Abramovich, the Online Community Leader at Toptal, shares fundamental steps to successfully cultivate this critical ingredient that increasingly impacts the future of work.

    The Practical Guide to Building Online Communities

    The benefits of a distributed workforce are undeniable, both for employers and workers. Companies are able to tap into a deeper talent pool, enjoy the benefits of increased worker productivity, and reduce overhead. Workers access more job opportunities, spend more time delivering value and honing skills, and gain lifestyle flexibility.

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Toptal – Why Work With Us?

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Why Toptal?

We solve an extremely difficult, real-world problem: the talent shortage. Many companies, both large and small, face challenges with finding top talent, from candidate qualifications, to team dynamics, to economics that fit their financial scale. Our unique solution for hiring elite independent contractors addresses all of these concerns. 

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Taso Du Val


As Toptal’s Chief Executive Officer, Taso manages Toptal’s core team of hundreds of team members distributed throughout the world, with a focus on innovation. Since Toptal was founded in 2010, Taso has led it to become the largest high-skilled, on-demand talent network in the world. Taso serves on the board of multiple organizations, advising on talent strategy and innovation for Fortune 100s and nonprofits. Taso has guest lectured at Harvard Business School, Wharton, and Oxford on talent management and entrepreneurship.

We work from wherever we want, whenever we want!

An Intense Meritocracy

At Toptal, we value people for their contributions, not their time spent in a chair. We track goals reached, not hours worked, and we don't have useless meetings. We are a fully remote company, and we work from wherever we want, whenever we want. No one here is a 9-5er, and we foster a culture of relentless problem solving, direct feedback, and constant collaboration. 

We are deeply invested in ensuring Toptal is a place where you're always surrounded by world-class talent and can grow and learn. Toptal's distinct working environment is one of novelty. We've created a culture that prides itself on extreme innovation — continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible in both software and business.  

  • No office hours
  • No politics
  • Travel any time
  • Work from anywhere
  • Receive competitive pay
  • Work with outstanding talent
  • Access a global network
  • Receive mentorship
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We’re global, and that’s how we like it.

Being fully remote allows us to work with the best people from around the globe with unparalled flexibility.  

Having the ability to travel is a luxury, and we enable that. We support your choice to travel or reside anywhere you like. Work from anywhere, work from everywhere!

Check out a few of the places where we’re currently working.

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Our Community is Booming

The Toptal community is active around the globe with localized events, conferences, and through Toptal engineers and designers everywhere. 

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Toptal Reviews

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    Current Employee - Product Designer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product Designer in San Francisco, CA
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    I am so proud to call Toptal home. Here are my top 5 reasons why I love working at Toptal in no particular order.

    1. Great work-life balance through remote work.

    2. Autonomy to be creative and entrepreneurial.

    3. I am working on product features that are both challenging and exciting, but most importantly, these product features can help improve the lives of its users.

    4. Leadership and management team are attentive and caring - they ensure that your voice is heard and provide plenty of opportunities to contribute to the overall success of the company.

    5. Great impactful opportunities. If you like to be continuously challenged, execute against goals, and have an impact, then this is the place to be


    Traditional growing pains that companies have in growth mode. However, growing pains are useful and vital to the company's growth and success.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and continue to be transparent. It is clear employees are being heard and valued.

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Toptal Interviews



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    UX Designer Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Toptal.


    The interview process is exactly the same as it's described on the website.
    1. Language test. Phone screen just to test whether you can speak english.
    2. Sending portfolio in the form of a deck (PDF)
    3. Portfolio presentation
    4. Design challenge

    Interview Questions

    • All the generic question when it's asked to tell about yourself, why you want to work for total, what kind of design you do.   Answer Question
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