Upwork’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. The community of independent professionals working via Upwork spans many categories including software development, creative & design, finance & accounting, consulting, operations, and customer support—over 8,000 skills are represented. Skills freelancers offer include:
- Web Development
- Mobile Development
- Design & Creative
- Virtual Assistants
- Customer Service
- Sales & Marketing
- Accounting & Consulting
More than thirty percent of the Fortune 500 use Upwork. Clients include Airbnb, Automattic, GE, and Microsoft.
Learn about the technology and tools that Upwork uses.
Benefits and perks
Learn about the benefits and perks that Upwork provides.
Upwork offers a traditional pre-tax 401(K) along with an after-tax Roth IRA option. Upwork matches 50% of every dollar contributed by employees into their 401(k) up to $5,000 per year. Employers match is fully vested after 1 year of service.
We reimburse employees up to $50 per month for fitness related expenses. We have a corporate partnership with 24 Hour Fitness, but you can apply to your preferred gym or approved wellness expense.
Upwork offers equity as part of our standard compensation package. We also allow qualified employees to purchase company shares at a discounted price.
Unlimited time off
Take as much time off as you want as long as it doesn't interfere with your ability to do your work.