Freelance Jobs Hiring Right Now
VidMob, the creative technology company, is hiring creative directors, video editors, motion graphics designers, 3D modelers and animators to develop digital/social ads for leading brands. The company offers clients a ‘virtual creative workforce’ that is encouraged to work from home all year round. Send a message to this email if interested.
Digital marketing agency Croud is hiring across its ‘Croudie Network’. This community is made up of more than on-demand 2,400 digital experts who enable Croud to service clients in real time – 24 hours a day, in 118 markets and in 86 languages. Needed expertise covers SEO, PPC, paid social, programmatic, content, creative and analytics. Click here for more information on joining.
Indie digital studio TheSoul Publishing is hiring for a variety of positions across a number of markets, including a creative writer and a senior account executive slated to work on brand partnerships. Its stable includes brands such as Bright Side, Frankenfood and Slick Slime Sam. Head to its LinkedIn page to apply.
AKQA is taking a “business as usual” approach and hiring for no less than 125 roles in its New York Studio alone. Freelance gigs are also up for grabs. Applicants should go through its recruitment page here.
Grey is still directing candidates to apply for open positions on its LinkedIn page. Freelance support is still on its roadmap, however those that get the call-up will likely have worked with staff executive creative directors before. A spokesperson said the agency is unlikely to hire new freelance staff until its building reopens.
Santa Monica’s RPA currently has more than 40 open positions open in media, account management, analytics and digital. A spokesperson said it will potentially be hiring some freelancers in the future, too. Its jobs board is here.
AnalogFolk is still hiring for both permanent and freelance roles, particularly in tech, UX and UI Design. Its job board is here, and anyone interested in temporary work should message Peter Davenport.
Strategic marketing consultancy SalientMG is currently looking for freelance writers and an editor in the US. The latter will oversee all its executive thought leadership programs and manage the team of writers charged with producing content on sectors such as e-commerce, fintech, edtech, martech, adtech and data. Chief executive Mack McKelvey is ideally looking for copywriters with editorial experience. Contact her here.
Blend Media, a marketplace for immersive tech creators, has a number of live projects open on its platform. It’s primarily after freelancers working in the immersive tech space, such as AR and VR creators and developers. The company will also be waiving all platform fees over the coming months to support developers.
Atlanta-based We Are Rosie has built a network of more than 5,000 marketing consultants and is still accepting new freelancers throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Most work is undertaken remotely, projects typically range from 20-40 hours per week, and a 401k, full healthcare benefits and weekly pay are offered to its working consultants in the US.
Assemble, which runs a similar networked model rooted in video production, is also encouraging new creatives to join – and promises new client work is still rolling in. Wethos, a freelance platform that connects nonprofits with skilled professionals, is open for new talent too.
Upskilling and charitable opportunities for days off
Mt Freelance is an online, four-level video course created by Andrew Dickson and Aaron James, two former Wieden+Kennedy creatives now working as successful freelancers. This week, they’ve made their first level free to all who are new to freelancing or want to audit their approach. It’s a 50-minute introduction of nine videos worth $257.
Adobe Creative Cloud is extending its renewal grace period to 60 days for customers using its Value Incentive Plan, as well as offering free at-home access to students and teachers. Someone’s also found another discount hack and is passing it around the online freelance community – more details here.
Zwolf Strategy founder Heidi Hackemer has launched the Strategy Supper Club – a series of intimate online classes. The idea stemmed from her belief that “so much [brand strategy] training has gone out the window or is reductive”. The sessions are free but she’s collecting donations for local food banks as part of the program. More information can be found here.
Marc Lewis, founder and dean of the School of Communication Arts, has created a virtual studio for his students to work in while coronavirus hits south London. It features digital tables, whiteboards and even a Dean’s office. The technology works so well that he’s offering up the platform to freelancers who are interested in running a webinar mentor class. These sessions will be ticketed, and the money raised will go directly to the presenter. Those interested can sign up through a short survey here.
Members of mentorship app Fellow are taking advantage of social quarantine by organizing an online junior creative book review via Google Sheets. Nearly 300 portfolios have been posted so far, but many are still in need of review.