How it works

How To Start Hiring


Use our quick and easy form to describe the project you’ve got in mind. The more detail you can give, the more relevant freelancers you’ll attract.

Our artificial intelligence system does the hard work

— matching and contacting the best freelancers for your project. Each freelancer then responds with their own tailored proposal.

Review proposals, pick your freelancer and pay a deposit to start the project. Once your project has been completed

— and you are totally satisfied

— pay the freelancer through our protected payments system.

  • Discover incredible freelancers

    Search our freelancer listings for:

    rated and reviewed experts in every skill imaginable — One discovery could change your business forever.

    Refine your search by skill, location or hourly rate. Contact freelancers and request a proposal for your project.

  • Introducing services

    Uncover new ways to grow your business

    Services are pre-set bundles from freelancers. Browse a huge variety of offers — from as little as $10. Offers are an excellent way for clients to test out ideas and build lasting relationships with freelancers. If you're happy with the results, request a follow-on project.

  • Post a gig, receive & review proposals

    Find all your received proposals in a single place for you to compare and review. Accept the proposal that best suits your project and begin collaborating instantly by paying a deposit.

    We protect your money (in escrow) until you tell us you’re satisfied and ready to release funds.

  • Pay freelancers with a click
  • Rate your freelancer

    We take the quality of our freelancers very seriously. That’s why leaving your feedback after a project is so important to us. Reward your freelancer for their hard work — give them a rating out of five, write an in-depth review and share your experience with future clients. Your feedback makes a huge difference to the community.


Apply to become a freelancer & start earning

Join our community of vetted freelancers

Complete an online application to join the exclusive Lime Gig freelancer community. Every application is reviewed and approved by our moderation team, ensuring only the best freelancers are matched to client projects.

  • Build a great profile

    Make yourself stand out

    Your profile is your most valuable resource. Clients browse your profile when deciding who to work with on a project, so it’s essential that you present yourself in the best way possible. Personalize your profile by sharing your career experience, define your skills and tell your own story. Show examples of your work in your portfolio, be descriptive and keep your profile up-to-date.

  • Find the perfect projects for you

    As a freelancer on Lime Gig, our artificial intelligence system matches you to the most suitable projects based on your profile and abilities. You can search for projects manually or save automatic searches to notify you of new projects. Find projects that match your skill and ability then submit a compelling proposal to win the project.

  • Offer your best skills at your best price

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    We know that every freelancer on Lime Gig is different, so we created 'services'. Don’t be defined by a skill or category — express your own skills with self-tailored services. Sell your custom services in bite-size offers and start building lasting relationships with clients.

  • Send your proposal

    When a project takes your eye, complete a proposal and respond to the client. If you have questions – ask them, if you have suggestions – make them. Set realistic budgets and achievable milestones. It’s that easy! You’re protected from the moment your proposal is selected as clients pay a deposit into an escrow account, which is held safe until you complete the project.

  • Easy invoicing

    Once you’ve completed a project, effortlessly raise an invoice directly from your project stream. Everything is prepared for you — all invoice data is automatically populated based on your project.Your client is notified instantly and once they authorize payment funds are moved from the project’s protected escrow account into your Lime Gig account.

  • Build lasting relationships with clients

    Clients love completing projects through Lime Gig because they are engaged in the new skills and abilities you provide. During a project, you’ll uncover many insights to your client’s business and these are a great opportunity to develop lasting working relationships. The project stream is designed for you to manage ongoing and recurring work including auto-invoicing on set dates.

  • Provide quality experiences

    Lime Gig is a professional platform and clients expect professional experiences. Your client reviews you at the end of every project on the quality of their experience. Freelancers who are consistently rated highly benefit from higher rankings, increased visibility and greater success on the platform.


Join our freelancer community

Sign up to gain access to our global marketplace and get matched to the most suitable projects based on your profile and abilities