SketchDeck vs Upwork

SketchDeck makes it fast and easy to access high quality design. UpWork is great for finding individuals, but time consuming to manage.

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Best for

Getting going fast with high quality design

Finding an individual to work directly with and manage


Start a project anytime in our platform, receive design as fast as 24 hours

On average takes five days from posting job to interviewing and selecting freelancer. Delivery of work timeline is then negotiated with freelancer

Design quality

Reliably high, used by top marketing teams at companies such as Spotify, Dropbox and Google

Variable quality, depends on which freelancer you recruit

Skills provided

A full complementary team is staffed on every project. Includes Design Director, Designers, Illustators, Quality Checker and Project Manager

Single skill based which freelancer you recruit

Ease of working with

Completely effortless service – you just tell us what you need and give us feedback

You need to project-manage the freelancer selected, and check their work for errors and brand compliance

Brand compliance

Your design team will be trained to know your brand inside-out and deliver consistently on-brand design

You must teach selected freelancer your brand, then check that they are complying with it


Average project costs $1,000, or $120/hour

Varies from $20/hour to $300/hour based on which freelancer you recruit

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