How to Find Freelance Jobs in South Korea?

The freelance marketplace is huge and it can become a tough task for both freelancers and companies to get the correct match. There are many websites and online platforms that cater to freelance hiring and projects, but which one can be suitable to respective needs is always a tough task. Korea has innumerable freelance projects and consultants offering freelance services.

Koreatechdesk.com has listed three of the platforms which can help users find a freelance job and companies find suitable consultants.

1)Wishket 

Wishket is a very resourceful platform for both companies and freelancers. Wishket matches the needs of corporate IT projects with external consultants and technicians.  IT companies can send their requirements to Wishket platform and register for free. The company’s project goes through an anonymous bidding process and the client company gets multiple quotations. Freelancers and consultants can create their work portfolio on Wishket and bid for the projects advertised on the platform as per their needs. Wishket was founded in 2012 with focus on development of IT businesses and IT professionals. Wishket has over 64,000 IT professionals and companies from Korea and overseas registered with their platform and over 17,000 projects.

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2) Kmong

Kmong is an online talent market that enables individuals to both sell and buy services. Various categories on Kmong include design, marketing, document, business, computer, music and video, life services, and handmade. The users can post their services with a price quote in the appropriate category. The buyers can pick up prospective sellers based on the category, quality of service and price.  

The platform was founded in June 2012 at a much smaller scale and has grown to become one of the best sites for finding freelance projects in South Korea with monthly transactions over $2 million.

Kmong: The Korean platform for freelancers to sell services and clients to find talent

3) Soomgo

Soomgo is a service marketplace platform where customers and local professionals for over 1000 services come together. The services on Soomgo range from private music lessons, home cleaning to wedding planning and web development among many more. The service providers can register their profile, which can be seen by the buyers who require their service.

Soomgo’s founding team consists of entrepreneurs and it is backed by many leading institutions in South Korea and the USA including Primer, Bon Angels, and Y Combinator (W17).

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