After working as individual freelancers on Upwork coding mobile development and product management work, Tanya and Alexey noticed a larger opportunity: there were more clients on Upwork looking for large mobile programming projects than those they could manage individually. They began hiring people and today they run an award-winning mobile programming agency in Kiev, Ukraine.
Despite having a successful career as an architect in Lisbon, Joana found herself living paycheck to paycheck and unable to provide the basic necessities for her family. Today, Joana freelances for EZ Home, a landscape design firm based in Silicon Valley. Over time, she transitioned from being a landscape designer to primary quarterback for a team of 25 landscape architects distributed around the globe.
In ecommerce, it’s been proven that better product images boost sales. What if, as an ecommerce store owner, you could have a service that takes all the photos of your store and cleans them up to make them beautiful and consistent throughout your store? Pixc does just that for you. Its CEO shares how she has built the company from the ground up with freelance talent across every functional area.
Touchnote allows individuals to take any image from their mobile phone and create and send a postcard in a few clicks. With a team of customer support specialists on Upwork, Touchnote has been able to scale its operation from a few hundred units shipped per day to hundreds of thousands. Oded shares why this touches a personal mission to make a million people smile every day.
As a former marine and military spouse moving from one city to the next every couple of years, Shari Cruz found it difficult to land and keep a traditional job. She took control of her career by getting a degree in educational technology and instructional design and has now built a successful freelancing business.