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Successful employers build their online workteams on oDesk

Successful employers build their online workteams on oDesk

Did you know that successful companies build whole departments on oDesk? A few employers share their accomplishments in building online workteams.

Customer Support

Working around the clock, global online workteams make top notch customer support departments. See how employers address challenges and build their customer-facing teams.

Mike Barnett / Director of Customer Services, oDesk

We look specifically to find established contractors with a good reputation for the work they've done. Learn more »

Mike Barnett / Director of Customer Services, oDesk
Rachel Penning / Manager of Customer Support, PBworks

oDesk helped expand my team of four customer service representatives to 12 while improving response time and satisfaction. Learn more »

Rachel Penning / Manager of Customer Support, PBworks

Web Development

It's hard to find top notch local engineers and web developers. See how companies tap into the global talent pool on oDesk to build exciting products and grow their revenues.

Bill Cornell / VP of Technology, B-Stock Solutions

Making sure both parties understand what you are trying to accomplish is crucial. Learn more »

Bill Cornell / VP of Technology, B-Stock Solutions
Luke Salsich / Co-Founder and President, Group Zero

We are able to charge a fraction of what our competitors charge. Learn more »

Luke Salsich / Co-Founder and President, Group Zero
Jeff Meltzer / CEO, Universal Hardwood

Without oDesk, it's impossible — you need the transparency. Learn more »

Jeff Meltzer / CEO, Universal Hardwood
Matthew Yonan / President, Greenzone Inc

It was really easy to find someone on oDesk to build my website on the Yahoo solution. Before oDesk, I went to many people who were talented but just didn't build on the Yahoo webhosting platform. Learn more »

Matthew Yonan / President, Greenzone Inc.

Software

How to hire the best software engineers in the world? See how top employers integrate oDesk contractors into their software development departments.

Gregory Silvano / Partner, Stature Software

Once I saw oDesk, I realized it was exactly what I was looking for. Learn more »

Gregory Silvano / Partner, Stature Software
Ted Prodromou / Owner, NetBizExpert

oDesk gave me a great way to hire really talented programmers at an affordable rate. Learn more »

Ted Prodromou / Owner, NetBizExpert

Design & Multimedia

Creativity isn't a place. The best graphic designer, artist, voice talent or animator may be 8,000 miles away... but is ready to work for you online, anytime.

Teresa Soroka / Ame Ame

oDesk gives me professional designs that allow me to market against top-name competitors. Learn more »

Teresa Soroka / Ame Ame
Ben Muñoz

I use oDesk every day. Learn more »

Ben Muñoz / Serial Entrepreneur
Josh Delcore / easy10seconds.com

I look at their work, at who responds the fastest, who has the software I need, and communication — communication's big. Learn more »

Josh Delcore / easy10seconds.com

Mobile Computing

iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile... Software development departments add oDesk contractors to add mobile computing expertise to their engineering teams.

Bill Quintrell / CEO, Advanced Process Designs

Our oDesk contractors are an extension of our team and are there to support us. Learn more »

Bill Quintrell / CEO, Advanced Process Designs

Sales & Marketing

SEO? SEM? Viral marketing? Blogging? Copy Editing? Grow your Sales and marketing workteam as quickly as you need.

Jamie Swartz / Partner, Synergy Buzz Marketing

oDesk guarantees the work and the payment for hourly jobs. No other marketplace can say that. Learn more »

Jamie Swartz / Partner, Synergy Buzz Marketing

Translation

Find localization and translation services by those who know the language best — the locals! Work with contractors from around the globe without leaving your office.

Priit Vaikmaa /  Marketing Manager, Text Magic

My challenge was to find qualified, talented translators that could do the job quickly. Since oDesk has a lot of talented people signed up, it was really easy to find qualified employees. Learn more »

Priit Vaikmaa / Marketing Manager, Text Magic

Administrative Support

Data entry, web research, a personal assistant, even just a little help handling your emails... someone, somewhere will be happy to help you. Whatever you need, whenever you need it.

Priit Vaikmaa /  Marketing Manager, Text Magic

When there is a period when we have nothing, we don't have a full time person sitting there. Learn more »

Jack Groetzinger / Co-founder, SeatGeek