Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to over 30% of the Fortune 100 with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.   

Last year, more than $3.3 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers. 

This is an engagement through Upwork’s Hybrid Workforce Solutions (HWS) Team. Our Hybrid Workforce Solutions Team is a global group of professionals that support Upwork’s business. Our HWS team members are located all over the world.


 Work/Project Scope:

  • Collaborate with user researchers, product managers, data scientists, developers, and other designers to frame problems and take ideas from ideation through implementation
  • Demonstrate high-quality design practices by ensuring decisions are made with appropriate user insight and follow existing UX/UI systems while making well-informed decisions to create new patterns
  • Lead projects through an end-to-end design process: research, ideation, strategy, information architecture, interaction design, launch, and testing.
  • Build a variety of design assets to communicate your concepts to a broad range of partners and end-users; ranging from strategy and experience concepts to detailed design systems and assets.
  • 3 to 4 + years experience in industry experience as a UX designer/ Product designer dedicated to the complete UX design and development lifecycle of several successfully launched desktop or mobile applications.
  • Must be a self-motivated, excellent communicator, comfortable following directions, and able to balance great design with meeting short deadlines
  • Work closely with developers to deliver a polished final product
  • Able to successfully lead all aspects of a project from start to finish

Must Haves (Required Skills): 

  • Ideally, background in designing for a work management system or tool (eg. Monday.com, Work Front, Asana, Basecamp, Wrike) 
  • Strong collaborator with user researchers, product managers, data scientists, developers, and other designers to frame problems and take ideas from ideation through implementation
  • Can demonstrate high-quality design practices by ensuring decisions are made with appropriate user insight and follow existing UX/UI systems while making well-informed decisions to create new patterns
  • Understanding of how to - lead projects through an end-to-end design process: research, ideation, strategy, information architecture, interaction design, launch, and testing.
  • Know how to - build a variety of design assets to communicate your concepts to a broad range of partners and end-users; ranging from strategy and experience concepts to detailed design systems and assets

Upwork is proudly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We never discriminate based on 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.   

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