The Work Hard Pittsburgh Cooperative

Where Freelance Workers Thrive

The Agency

The Talent

Work Hard Pittsburgh runs a digital agency unlike any other in the country. We provide a framework and process for talented freelancers to collaborate and execute larger projects. This creates unique advantages for our customers.

  • Affordable prices from low overhead

  • Experts from different disciplines under one roof

  • Fresh perspectives from young talent

Get in touch today to learn more. Our freelancers are ready to build your website, create media content for your next event or launch, or refine your brand.

The Work Hard Pittsburgh Cooperative provides affordable physical space, project management, and access to leads to the region’s freelance community. We have experts across digital sectors including:

We’re always adding new talent to our network and providing training to our existing members. Learn more about opportunities for freelancers and our community by reaching out.

Equity in the Gig Economy

Work Hard Pittsburgh curates systems that help freelancers earn a fair wage. As our region’s diverse workforce migrates from traditional jobs to more contract work, our cooperative exists to help advocate for the digital worker of today and tomorrow. Included in our efforts are targeted trainings for groups of people underrepresented in tech like Academy Pittsburgh.


Website & Software Development

Deploy an easy to manage website that’s modern in both form and function with our custom built WordPress solutions. Or, create your own web platform or mobile application from scratch in sought after industry-standard languages like Angular JS or Ruby.

Client: Charlie Batch Foundation
Task: Website Rebuild

Charlie Batch Built By Work Hard Pittsburgh Freelancer

Videography, Podcasting, & Livestreaming

Tell your story in a modern and compelling way with our freelance community’s media talent pool. Bring us on board to document your event live as it happens and stream it to the world.

Client: Startup Weekend Women’s Edition
Task: Event Livestream and Archive

Animation, AR, & VR

Explore the next generation of content and get ahead of the curve. From trade shows to explainer videos on your website, animated content is the tool you need to break through the noise.

Client: Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
Task: Create Animations for Training Videos

Brand & Identity

Our freelance designers will work with your nonprofit or business to tell your story visually. Starting with a deep look at your customer’s perceptions and your organization’s values, our team will work with you to develop the perfect brand assets.

Client: Various
Task: Brand & Identity

Brand Identity Work Hard Pittsburgh

Don’t Take Our Word For It

Work Hard Pittsburgh not only is a resource for the community, but also develops innovative solutions for nonprofits. The Pittsburgh Foundation was able to utilize the AsOne network to make stronger connections on Twitter to community partners that helped reach new audiences for Foundation initiatives such as Pittsburgh Gives, The Center for Philanthropy and our scholarship program.
Chris Whitlatch, The Pittsburgh Foundation
Work Hard PGH has become the fifth Beatle of the PTC’s editorial team by writing sharp profiles and features for its TEQ and Made in PA magazines. Work Hard slots in to fill editorial and photography needs that allow us to scale resources quickly and easily.
Jonathan Kersting, The Pittsburgh Tech Council
We love working with Work Hard Pittsburgh. They are on budget, on time, and always responsive to our needs.
Mark Bibro, The Birmingham Foundation
Thanks for dreaming this [Standup Sisters Event and Podcast] up, tilling the soil of our lives, nudging us, securing great publicity beforehand, practicing with us, orchestrating the recording…. and giving us voice with an audience we’d never have met otherwise!
Barbara Einloth, Sister of Charity of Seton Hill