Become a freelancer on Unicorn Factory

Whether you are just starting out or already a season freelance pro, we want to help you find and work with amazing Kiwi businesses.

Get a profile for clients to find and contact you

We get thousands of businesses visiting Unicorn Factory each month, and your profile allows clients to contact you directly for work.

Apply directly to new freelancing jobs

Unicorn Factory allows New Zealand businesses to post freelance projects for free, meaning you can directly apply for projects that suit you.

Get thoughts and advice from other freelancers

Unicorn Factory freelancers are creatives and experts in the fields of design, marketing or software development that support each other through advice and networking opportunities.

Why Freelance on Unicorn Factory?

Unicorn Factory was created to make it easier for Kiwi businesses and freelancers to work together. By freelancing through Unicorn Factory, you will get opportunities to work with amazing Kiwi businesses of all sizes, and take your freelancing business to the next level. Last year's top earner on Unicorn Factory made over $100k in sales.

Unicorn Factory freelancers are creatives and experts in the fields of design, marketing or software development. If you are an experienced freelancer or want to get into freelancing, then we want to hear from you.

Marielle Hawkes

"Unicorn Factory was perfect for me to find copywriting work on the side of my full-time role in government. It has helped me build a portfolio that I hope will allow me transition into freelancing full-time!"

Alex Siale

“I couldn’t recommend Unicorn Factory enough! Any freelancers out there need to seriously consider joining the fam. Network with an online community and have more work coming in, it’s a no-brainer.”

Brandon Miller

“When I first arrived to New Zealand I struggled to find my place as a freelancer, but when I found out about Unicorn Factory it opened the door into the freelance community and has given me a platform to network, showcase my work, and land some amazing local clients.”

Getting Started on Unicorn Factory

1. Apply to join

Start by creating an account, filling out the application form and adding two case studies to your profile.

2. Get two free leads

We will send you two enquiries to get you started. These leads are part of your trial.

3. Join Unicorn Factory

If we are a good fit for each other, you will be invited to join Unicorn Factory quartlery or annual membership.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ready to join?

If Unicorn Factory sounds like something you might be interested in, set up a profile today to start your free trial.

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