contractor FAQ


Answers to questions about working with Scalable Path as a freelancer.

How Scalable Path Works

  1. How can I apply to work as a freelancer for Scalable Path?

    We only place experienced and highly talented developers, designers and marketers on client projects. Once you have applied you will take part in a four step screening process to test your english proficiency, selected skills and personality.

    For more details on our screening process please see How do you screen freelancers?.

  2. Can an Agency apply to work with Scalable Path?

    While we prefer working with individual freelancers, we do on occasion, accept agencies into our network. Each agency application will be judged on its individual merits. You can start the process by completing our Freelancer Application form.

  3. I just signed up as a freelancer with Scalable Path. What next?

    We suggest you start by completing your Profile Description and Skills. These can be found by logging into your Scalable Path Dashboard, which was automatically created when you signed up.

    Because the Scalable Path team hand select the most appropriate candidates for every project, completing this section will increase your chance of being attached to a project.

    As soon as we have found a role that fits your skills, we will contact you to see if you are interested.

  4. Can I update my profile with new skills, portfolio examples or references?

    For sure. You can update your skills as you acquire them. Just visit the Skills section of your Profile.

Getting Started on a Project

  1. How do I apply for a project?

    Scalable Path does not let freelancers bid for projects. Instead we hand select the most appropriate candidates for each project.

    To increase your chance of selection, please make sure your profile description and skills are complete. Your description should not just demonstrate your experience but your personality and attitude. Our project leaders will consider these factors along with your approved skills and location when matching you with a project.

  2. I haven’t been selected for any projects yet, what can I do?

    Scalable Path does not let freelancers bid for projects. Instead we hand select the most appropriate candidates for every project.

    To increase your chance of selection, please make sure your profile description and skills are complete. Your description should not just demonstrate your experience but your personality and attitude. Our project leaders will consider these factors along with your approved skills and location when matching you with a project.

Payments

  1. How and when do I get paid?

    We thought you would never ask! We pay monthly for all work completed, submitted and approved from the previous month. We have 30 days to pay, so payments are typically initiated on or around the 20th of the month so that the payment reaches you in time.

    Payments are made via bank transfer from Bank of America.. We cover our bank’s wire transfer fees, but we cannot control or cover any transaction or foreign exchange fees that your bank may charge you.