What makes UP special? Our unique cloud-based model. Our people. Our way of life.

It’s the people of UP who make it so special. We have some of the most talented people in our business and they deserve the spotlight. Our global community of more than 200 like-minded individuals work together in cohesive, distributed teams. Sometimes our teams are located near each other, and other times they are separated by continents. But wherever they are, they bring expertise, diligence and creative thinking to their jobs.
 
So you like the idea of becoming part of a global community that works through distributed teams in the cloud. But what does that mean?
 

How do you join UP?

We are an exclusive and tight-knit member community with handpicked members and experts from all over the globe. To join UP you can either be recommended by one of our trusted clients or members, or fill in this member application form
 
It’s fair to say that the demands we place on members and the way we work as a connected community are not for everyone. An application to join UP requires a referral from at least one existing member and an endorsement from a second member after a personal interview.
Every week we get applicants wanting to join us from all over the world and we turn the majority down because they do not come with a referral, or they do not have the necessary background.

Apart from demonstrating excellence in a particular area, candidates have to agree to abide by a simple set of our Rules and Business Conditions before membership is approved. And they must bring something to the table that UP does not already have.
 
What does it take to join UP?

What does it take to join UP?

UP is an exclusive community. To become a successful and long-term member we would love to see that you agree with our values:
 
  • Positive - We choose to be positive. This mindset applies to how we treat each other, as well as what we can achieve for our clients.
  • Self-responsibility - Accountability to yourself and the team.
  • Work-life balance - Don’t work to live or live to work.
  • Find our unique e-ployment model inspiring and attractive.
  • Have an entrepreneur who has a past track record of success and would be comfortable working and living in the cloud.

See our current job openings

What is e-ployment®?

We don't offer traditional employment. We are not after a network of freelancers. We believe there’s a much better model. We call it e-ployment®. UP doesn't have traditional offices. Or employees. All of our members work remotely though the cloud, and they have for many years. UP members might work at one of our Creative Hubs in Stockholm, Malmö, Uppsala, Hamburg, Amsterdam, London, Guildford, Sydney, or New York. Or at their own home offices, a local cafe, or a client's office.

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Current openings


UP is seeking certain skills. Here's who we're looking for right now. We seek out like-minded individuals who excel in the particular creative, digital or marketing role in which they specialize. The quality of work that we deliver for our clients is paramount and totally dependent on the people in our community, so we place enormous focus on our membership recruitment and induction process. Induction covers how UP operates, the software platforms we all use, the processes we work by so everything UP does is consistent and uniform, right across the globe.

 

22

Nationalities worldwide

50/50

Gender Diversity

19-60

Age range

What members are saying...

Nanako Engel-Mikkelsen cr

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR & DESIGN, DENMARK

Nanako Engel-Mikkelsen

"The flexibility and freedom to work from wherever, whenever I want and still being part of a big community of like-minded professionals."

Cordell-Burke

CREATIVE MANAGING PARTNER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, UK

Cordell Burke

"Working with a global team gives you access to a larger pool of talent."

Kate-Adams

MANAGING DIRECTOR & HEAD OF UP FOR YOU, UK

Kate Adams

"If you want to create a business, UP empowers you to plug directly into a network of creative people."

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At UP, we’ve been changing the way the world works for over a decade.  Our disruptive business model challenges the old style agency networks, delivering better value to our clients.
 
By joining the UP Community, you become part of a very select group of agency experts from around the globe delivering on brand, marketing, and digital services.
 
Our members our self starters.  They make things happen.  The more you put into UP, the more you will get out of it.  Choose to work as much or as little as you would like.  As long as you deliver high quality work, on time and within budget.  And unlike traditional employment, the more you work, the more you earn.
 
At UP, we believe the possibilities are endless.  Would you like to be part of our next stage of growth?  Check out our current profile openings and see if you qualify.  Applications are by referral only, but if you believe that UP is for you, then write us a VERY convincing letter, and we promise to take a closer look.
 
See you in the cloud!
 
- Lawrence Masle, CEO UP THERE, EVERYWHERE

 

What do you like about UP?

Our Black Diamond member Matt Wilkinson explains why he likes being a member of UP.

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