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Senior Salesforce developer Hourly ‐ Posted 1 month ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

- Developing custom applications on Salesforce development environment, including Force.com IDE, Migration Tools, SOSL, SOQL - Evaluati…

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Salesforce Developer for Quick Project Hourly ‐ Posted 29 days ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Need help with a visualforce email template to pull the right data from the right object depending on the process that is running. We…

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Need Senior Salesforce Developer Fixed-price ‐ Posted 25 days ago

$300
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

Hi We are looking for Part Time freelancers Its a job support, you need to work with indian guy living in USA He will connect with yo…

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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Architecture Hourly ‐ Posted 23 days ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

3 to 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

Looking for a dedicated freelance developer who 1. Salesforce Marketing Cloud Architecture 2.Not working for any organization as full t…

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Junior Salesforce Platform Engineer Hourly ‐ Posted 19 days ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Entry
Experience level

We are seeking a Junior Salesforce Platform Engineer to join our team. As a Junior Salesforce Platform Engineer, you will be responsibl…

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Salesforce and Formstack Guru Wanted! Fixed-price ‐ Posted 1 month ago

$999,999
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

We are looking for a highly skilled Formstack Expert with extensive experience in Salesforce to configure and streamline document gener…

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Salesforce CRM Assistance Hourly ‐ Posted 29 days ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

We are seeking a qualified Salesforce CRM Assistant to provide support in managing our Salesforce CRM system. The ideal candidate shoul…

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Data Engineering _Trainer Fixed-price ‐ Posted 24 days ago

$360
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

We are looking for the candidate having more than 7 years of experience and can give training on:- Skills -Data Engineering High Leve…

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Salesforce Developer Hourly ‐ Posted 22 days ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

3 to 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

New Requirement *Salesforce Developer* Contract Duration-6 Months Required Experience-6 Yr Job Location-Bangalore (Whitefield)…

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Salesforce + SharePoint Integration Fixed-price ‐ Posted 19 days ago

$100
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

I need someone to walk me through the configuration of Salesforce and SharePoint. I need to have cases in saleforce store documents in…

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Salesforce App Developers on Upwork
can earn $30–$250/hr.
Learn more below about how you can earn a career on the world’s work marketplace.
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How to Become a Freelance Salesforce App Developer

Salesforce is the world’s leading customer relationship management (CRM) solution with tens of thousands of customers worldwide. Salesforce provides highly refined customer engagement tools designed to provide insight to businesses who desire to know as much as possible about their customers and prospects.

If you have a knack for development and enjoy creating solutions designed to help clients create better business processes and engage customers better, you may have what it takes to get on a salesforce platform developer career path.

What does a freelance Salesforce app developer do?

Salesforce is a leading CRM ecosystem that integrates all company departments in order to drive customer satisfaction. As a Salesforce developer, you’ll use tools such as Apex and Visualforce, as well as frameworks like Lightning Component to build salesforce applications designed to increase the platform’s functionality.

What skills do I need to become a freelance Salesforce developer?

Freelance Salesforce developers provide expertise to a variety of clients to meet their business needs. Each project needs to be tailored to the individual client requirements and requires different know-how to get the job done.

  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts. A freelance Salesforce consultant using four basic concepts of object-oriented programming in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and related programming languages.
  • Modeling and data management skills. The ability to develop a data model, including the discovery, analysis, representation and communication is essential. Familiarity with APIs is a plus.
  • Experience with lightning framework and lightning components. Familiarity with Salesforce Lightning interface and layouts for desktop and mobile is essential for providing a seamless user interface.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, SQL, and web services. Salesforce consultants need to understand how the platform works. In addition, they should be able to leverage SQL, mySQL, cloud, and other web services in their development work.
  • Analytical skills. Analyzing and finding specific conclusions for the purpose of finding the best solution is a hallmark of Salesforce app developers who exhibit analytical skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. Identifying and resolving challenges and obstacles during the development process is essential for Salesforce CRM app developers.
  • Project management skills. Freelancers must implement keen project management workflows and have excellent communication skills to make sure projects are deployed.

What are the core freelance Salesforce app developer job responsibilities?

While certain tasks will differ from client to client and project to project, there are core responsibilities freelancer salesforce consultants will be asked to manage during the course of their engagement:

  • Analyzing internal and external business requirements for the purpose of app development that meet those requirements
  • Developing apps for mobile and desktop platforms and debugging apps as necessary throughout their lifecycle.
  • Collaborating with other developers and client stakeholders to ensure projects remain on track
  • Managing gap analysis throughout the life of the development process
  • Providing weekly reports to clients and other team members regarding the progress of each development project
  • Incorporating key functionality into each app to maximize Salesforce CRM capability
  • Testing and troubleshooting all apps prior to final deployment.

Should I get a degree or certification to become a freelance Salesforce app developer?

In addition to developing your skills through your time as an employee or through client work, it may be helpful to obtain a degree and/or professional Salesforce certification to help your Upwork profile stand out.

Some examples of popular degrees or certifications to help you become a freelance Salesforce app developer include:

  • An associate’s, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in computer science, information systems, mobile application development, software engineering, software development, or an equivalent field of study from an accredited college or university
  • Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification—offered by Trailhead
  • Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification—offered by Focus On Force

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