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Work with a purpose. And a smile.



Help bring online work to every corner of the world.



Be part of a fun and passionate crew reinventing an industry. Along the way you’ll draw a nice paycheck and work on projects that truly matter.



Enjoy a healthy work/life balance, with great perks from free lunches and fun afternoon social activities to work-from-home Wednesdays.


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Eric Gilpin

SVP, Sales

Eric leads the Enterprise Sales Team, overseeing daily operations and partnering with organizations around the world to find independent professionals on the Upwork platform.



Chief Product and Marketing Officer

Hayden leads Upwork’s product, design and marketing teams. She leads her team in developing and marketing a product that enables talented professionals and businesses to seamlessly find each other and work successfully together on projects large and small.


Jennifer Fong

Senior Director, Human Resources

Jennifer monitors corporate policies and procedures and develops programs that will improve the workplace, bring in new talent, and encourage employees to work hard.

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Jeff Prigge

Enterprise Account Executive

Jeff interfaces with business leaders in the Fortune 1000 to demonstrate how Upwork’s talent platform can fill gaps in one-time projects—or fulfill regular staffing needs.


Linda Lo

Senior Product Manager

Linda's team builds experiences that maximize traffic and convert prospects into valuable customers by growing their trust, inspiring them to try Upwork, and educating them on the steps to success.


Katrina Benjamin

Sr. Director, Product - Acquisition and Onboarding

Katrina is focused on educating and inspiring prospects and clients on how Upwork can help them grow their businesses, and onboarding them to meaningful work.


Jess Ellis

Director of Sales Training

Jess brings new sales employees on board through a new hire training program, helping fuel Upwork’s growth, supporting clients, and developing the overall sales practice within the company.


Keely Haverstock

Engineering Manager, Android

Keely designs software that helps freelancers find remote work opportunities and submit proposals—even while they’re on-the-go. The mobile app will allow for more instant communication between teammates.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Upwork is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to inclusion and diversity. We make every effort to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified candidates. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you are an applicant with a physical or mental disability that requires accommodations for any part of your application process, please contact us via email at Each request for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis, consistent with the applicable laws and regulations.

Commitment to Diversity 

At Upwork, we are committed to creating the most diverse and inclusive culture possible. Our community is made up of freelancers and businesses from 180 countries, and we believe the ability to provide a marketplace that empowers them and serves their diverse needs starts with employees. Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging is critical to the success of our business and our ability to further our mission of creating economic opportunities so people have better lives. We make a concerted effort to ensure these efforts are woven throughout everything we do, both internally and externally, in order to do our part in making meaningful strides towards equality.

Benefit Statement

Upwork proudly offers a comprehensive set of benefits to ensure employees are able to bring their whole selves to work. To allow for that, we aim to deliver world-class offerings and perks that cover your medical, dental, vision, emotional and family well-being.

Medical insurance for you and your family Rich 401(k) offering with matching 12 week fully paid parental leave with full pre and post pregnancy support network
Free meals and snacks 5 days a week Monthly fitness reimbursement program Unlimited PTO policy
On-site perks such as chair massage, dry cleaning and more Fertility and adoption subsidies Pre-tax commuter benefits that are subsidized at 50%
Generous ESPP program On-demand back-up child care 24 Hour Emotional Well-being support

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