Europe’s top tech & product professionals, on demand

We enable companies and top tech freelancers to successfully work together by matching them with the help of our C-level tech experts.

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Strictly Curated Community

Curated community of expertly vetted professionals in software engineering, product management and design.

  • Fully vetted soft & technical skills
  • 11 years of experience on average
  • Available dedicated or part time
Mladen has been incredible to work with, very clean code and a great communicator, it's been a pleasure working with UPPER

Sam Zawadzki

CEO, Lead.Pro

Powered By Experts

Staffing is done by our CTO-level experts, not recruiters. This allows us to first understand the request in detail and then find the perfect match.

  • Expert matching (#norecruiters)
  • CTO-level sparring
  • The ideal fit, every time
We started to work with UPPER as part of our strategy for recruiting senior developers. UPPER understood our needs and proposed us highly dedicated engineers who deliver good quality work in a timely manner.

Daniel Smaranda

Product Manager, Streamwide

Managed Platform

The efficiency of our proprietary platform meets the convenience of our managed service approach. It's like a magic ATS where the ideal candidates simply appear.

  • Fully compliant
  • Simple invoicing, reporting, payments
  • Managed service
UPPER supports us with quick action and great collaboration. They helped us find top engineers almost on the spot – an ability that is invaluable for us as a company in hyper-growth. UPPER is definitely a partner we are counting on.

Andrea Franke

Director of Engineering, Gorillas

Fast & Flexible

Find the ideal people in a matter of days, from individuals to custom teams.

Fair Pricing

We only charge a fixed service fee on top of our freelancer's rate. No hidden costs.

Safe & Compliant

Every engagement starts with a 2 week trial period and has no lock-in agreement.

Short And Long Term Engagements

From Individuals To Full Teams

Scale your existing teams with new developers or build a product from scratch. We've got a solution for any scenario.

Team Extensions

Expertly vetted developers, designers, product managers and more, as integrated extensions to your team.

  • Expert matching
  • Fast & scalable
  • Dedicated or part time

Delivery Teams

Mission-ready managed teams, custom assembled to build a product, inspired by our proven delivery methods.

  • Custom team assembly
  • Fully managed
  • Scale on the go

How It Works

Our CTO-level experts match talent with roles and identify the perfect fit.

1

Talk With
An Expert

Our domain expert clarifies the roles together with you, from stack to goals and more.

  • Clarify roles
  • Sparring & advice
2

Get Top
Matches

The expert matches our pre-vetted freelancers with your role to find the ideal fit.

  • Matching by experts
  • Always the right fit
3

Interview
And Start

Meet your future team member(s) in an interview and begin with a trial period.

  • Trial period
  • No lock-in

Everything Powered By
Our Managed Platform

Monthly Invoice

A single invoice regardless of how many freelancers you have engaged.

Weekly Reports

Receive weekly time & activity reports in your inbox about your team’s work.

Dedicated Support

Your dedicated engagement manager is always around to support with anything you need.

Always On

For anything you need such as scaling the team, finding a replacement for a freelancer, etc.

Regular Check-ins

Never alone. We check in regularly with you to see how things are going and where we can support.

Quality Control

We keep an eye on the engagement and make sure everything is running smoothly.

Meet Our
Professional Freelancers

Exclusively based
in Europe

Skilled in development, design & product

Distributed. Masters of remote work

Individually selected and screened by our experts

Our freelancers have worked with some of the world's top companies:

Top Technologies

Expertise

Hottest Roles

"UPPER supports us with quick action and great collaboration. They helped us find top engineers almost on the spot – an ability that is invaluable for us as a company in hyper-growth. UPPER is definitely a partner we are counting on."
Andrea Franke
Director of Engineering, Gorillas
"We started to work with UPPER as part of our strategy for recruiting senior developers. UPPER understood our needs and proposed us highly dedicated engineers who deliver good quality work in a timely manner."
Daniel Smaranda
Product Manager, Streamwide
"The people at UPPER have a good feeling for what their customers need. After a very short briefing they found the perfectly fitting designer and developer for our project. Will definitely work more often with them!"
Philipp Scheller
CEO, Snapp Dance
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