How it works
Post your project for free
We publish your project in our community and interested candidates apply with information about their experience, skills, and rate.
Receive candidate profiles
We vet each candidate individually and introduce those ones to you that best match the requirements of your project.
Schedule an interview
You review each candidate's profile and schedule a phone or in-person interview with only a few clicks using our online tool.
Get to work!
Once you come to an agreement with the freelancer, work can begin! Contract signing and invoicing is handled directly by the freelancer.
Our service is free for companies.
From publishing your request in our community, screening and introducing matching candidates, to finally working with the freelancer - you won’t have to pay Uplink a cent!
This has the advantage, that there is no contract to sign with us. We put you in touch with the freelancer and you sign a contract directly with them.
Our service is funded by a fair fee (10% for max. 6 months), that we charge the freelancer once they find a new client through Uplink.
No unfair contracts - no restrictive clauses - no intransparent fees
A community of digital experts
Highly skilled Frontend, Backend and Fullstack Developers covering all relevant programming languages and frameworks.
Specialists who focus on setting up and running scalable IT infrastructure that let businesses use cloud computing effectively
Experts for gathering, storing, and analyzing large amounts of data in order to enable fact-based decision making
Experienced UI and UX designers for web and mobile projects as well as research, prototyping, wireframes, and interface design
Qualified managers with extensive experience in developing products and leading agile teams, as well as Product Owners and Scrum Masters
Professionals in assembling and maintaining automated test systems that enable stable and reliable product development
Local freelancers from all over Germany
Our members are based in all major German cities.
Considering a freelancer?
Sign up to our email course! It will teach you everything you need to know about how to successfully find and work with a freelancer.
The email course is free and consists of 5 lessons.
The first one is sent right away, the next ones daily at 7am!
What companies say about us
"As a non-techie it is very difficult to find a suitable freelancer nowadays. With Uplink it was possible to get it done quickly, competently, trustfully and reliably. Many thanks."
"We had to fill a new position in our development team at short notice and with Uplink it worked very well. Everything went very fast and uncomplicated, so that we didn't lose any speed and are still very well positioned."
"We were looking for a Ruby developer for a special job and thanks to Uplink we found a suitable, experienced and friendly freelancer within a few hours!"
"The process of finding a freelancer with Uplink was quick and easy, so I was able to quickly interview suitable candidates. Moreover, everyone in the Uplink team has an IT background, which enabled communication at eye level."
"We have quickly found a suitable candidate, who joined our team on short notice and was very competent."
"Already with the first call to Uplink our professional requirements were understood and within the promised 1-2 days we received suitable and available freelancer offers from the network. The entire communication with Uplink was very professional, fast and at the same time friendly."
"Uplink is from techies for techies, which clearly shortens the selection process. With Uplink we were repeatedly able to find qualified freelancers within a very short time and bring them on a project. We fully support the community approach of Uplink and encourage the exchange of experiences, meetups and co. for a better cooperation."
Bermuda Digital Studio
"What I like most about Uplink? That I get highly qualified freelancers who know exactly what they are doing at all times, reliably and on schedule. That the pool of uplink is the proof that highly qualified knowledge and human qualities are by no means mutually exclusive. That from the first meeting to the start of the project, everything works fast, uncomplicated, friendly and reliable. I enjoy working with you and with all the people you have put me in touch with so far!"
"Thanks to Uplink, we found an experienced front-end developer for a short-term project - the process was extremely efficient and the support and technical expertise at Uplink was highly recommended."
"Uplink directly recommended suitable freelancers to us and did not just send us a stack of profiles randomly. The personal and competent contact is convincing."
"Uplink helped us to find a suitable frontend developer for our project within 24 hours."
The latest from our blog
Announcing our first Recruiting Partner Nemensis
tl;dr - Nemensis is the first of our partners who will be able use our system to publish jobs in our community, and interview and introduce freelancers to their own clients. Update September 16, 2020 - We changed our pricing model slightly and will charge the 3% fee, which ...
Announcing our cooperation with Expath
About half of the projects published in our community don't require the candidates to speak German. This means that, if you work as an IT freelancer in Germany and don't speak German yet, you miss out on a lot of opportunities! Again and again, we have received requests from our ...
Announcing our cooperation with Accountable
Time and again we have noticed in conversations with our freelancers that there is a high demand for an English-speaking accounting solution with which you can easily complete your tax return afterwards. Therefore, we have decided to get another partner in the area of accounting software on board, and Accountable ...
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