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Get started today with a fixed-price project from Project Catalog™. Independent professionals on Upwork have projects using AI to create code, AI-generated illustrations, summarize large content sets, and much more.
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Frequently asked questions
One of the first steps in hiring any talent is to determine which skills you need for your project. Upwork helps you find proven remote talent who can help you with all your AI needs. If you are integrating AI in your applications, you may need engineers or data scientists; or specialists in technologies such as generative AI such as prompt engineers. If you are interested in the content and art can be created by using generative AI technologies, you may want to explore working with an AI artist or hiring an AI content editor to check AI outputs. Examples of talent you’ll find on Upwork include:
- Machine learning engineers
- Data scientists
- Generative AI specialists
- Data annotators
- Prompt engineers
- Chatbot developers
- AI artists
- AI writers
- AI content editors
The cost of your project depends largely on your scope of work and the specific skills needed to complete your project.
An AI project includes the following:
- Deliverables: What do you need done? Perhaps you need a professional to integrate AI into an existing application or annotate data.
- Skills: Identify the tech and IT talent needed to complete the project (e.g., machine learning engineer or ChatGPT developer).
- Project Length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
- Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for either an hourly rate or fixed-price contract.
Upwork gives you the flexibility you need to find the right talent for your AI projects.
- Talent Marketplace™: Find and source independent professionals for your AI projects directly from Upwork’s Talent Marketplace.
- Project Catalog™: Project Catalog is a new way to quickly get started and expand your capabilities through Upwork. From WordPress development to cybersecurity and data protection services, projects are predefined for you, so you can get to know talent through a clearly defined project within their expertise, then easily scale up and down as needed.
- Talent Scout™: With Talent Scout, our technical recruiters match you with the top 1% of tech talent on Upwork. Hire in less time, with less effort—and with a lot more confidence.
- Specialized Teams: Upwork isn’t just for independent contractors; you can also find independent agencies that can help you fill your AI talent gaps with their own professional teams.
When it comes to AI, you may need a multidisciplinary team to handle the various components of your project. Examples of professionals you might need for AI projects include:
- Software engineers to integrate AI technologies
- Prompt engineers skilled at getting high-quality AI outputs
- Data scientists to curate and analyze data sets
- Data annotation specialists to label data for model training
- Writers to edit and quality check AI-generated content
Upwork is the leading online talent solution for companies looking to scale their teams and get work done. Key advantages for businesses looking to source talent for their AI projects through Upwork include:
- On-Demand Talent: Access to a global talent pool of independent professionals and agencies.
- Transparency: Simplified vetting thanks to freelancer reviews, work history, testimonials, and portfolios.
- Technology: AI-assisted talent matching to help you find the right talent for your needs.
- Flexibility: Hire individuals or agencies to complete any size of project.
- Simplicity: Built-in tools that streamline the onboarding and collaboration with remote teams.
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