Upwork

3.9
(95)

Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk) is a freelance services platform for top companies to hire and work with talented independent professionals.

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Upwork Features

Hiring

RFP Creator

Provides templates to create and distribute request for proposals.

86%
(Based on 30 reviews)

Messaging

Enables users to message with freelancers before and after an agreement.

91%
(Based on 57 reviews)

Freelance Screening

Provides verification of a freelancer's identification.

83%
(Based on 50 reviews)

Freelance Profiles

Displays profiles of freelancers with pertinent information.

85%
(Based on 55 reviews)

Project Management

Digital Asset Management

Provides a space to store digital assets which can be used by the freelancer.

79%
(Based on 42 reviews)

Calendar

Provides a project calendar visible for both the freelancer and employer.

n/a

Guidelines and Policies

Shares documents like style guides with the freelancer.

84%
(Based on 48 reviews)

Workflow Builder

Enables the user to build project workflows that are visible for both the freelancer and employer.

n/a

Payment

Payment Automation

Automatically pays the freelancer upon completion or approval of a project.

87%
(Based on 58 reviews)

Secure Payments

Provides a method for secure payment.

91%
(Based on 59 reviews)

Multi-Currency Payments

Enables the user to make payments in multiple currencies.

90%
(Based on 38 reviews)

Multiple Payment Methods

Provides multiple methods for the user to pay the freelancer.

90%
(Based on 40 reviews)