Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to large, Fortune 100 enterprises 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 $3.8 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.


We are looking for a talented Studio Designer to join Upwork’s Creative Team.

  • Should exhibit a strong understanding of print, digital, OOH, video, social, events, and emerging channels while adhering to the brand’s visual style guide from concept to delivery.
  • Communicate innovative design solutions to stakeholders in clear, concise ways to both marketing and product audiences.
  • Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team environment with art directors, writers, product designers, strategists, producers, designers and production managers.
  • Translate creative concepts into accessible design directions, solutions, and deliverables.

What it takes to catch our eye:

  • 5+ years brand or agency experience.
  • Experience working on integrated, digital, social, and product-first campaigns.
  • Strong attention to detail, process, and excellent communication skills.
  • Experience bringing design ideas to life with high quality comps and skills in creative software and other tools (Proficient in Figma and Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Experience with self-initiated projects
  • Detailed-oriented with a thinker/maker mindset.
  • Experience working on small and large scale conceptual/integrated campaigns.
  • Presentation design skills in Google Slides.
  • Experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with motion production is a plus.

Come change how the world works.

At Upwork, you’ll shape talent solutions for how the world works today. We are a remote-first organization working together to create exciting remote work opportunities for a global community of professionals.  While we have physical offices in San Francisco and Chicago, currently we also support hiring of corporate full-time employees in 19 states in the United States. Please speak with a member of our recruitment team to determine whether you are located in a state in which we are hiring corporate full-time employees.

Our vibrant culture is built on shared values and our mission to create economic opportunities so that people have better lives. We foster amazing teams, put our community first, and have a bias toward action. We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work and grow together through development opportunities, mentorship, and employee resource groups. And oh yeah, we’ve also got amazing benefits – including medical insurance for you and your family, unlimited PTO, 401(k) with matching, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and a generous Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Check out our Life at Upwork page to learn more about our benefits and the employee experience.

Check out our Life at Upwork page to learn more about the employee experience.

Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, 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.