Our fuelsour independent
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transform the
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You bring the skills,we provide the tools andopportunities

Built by Independents for Independents to navigate the journey from first project to total freedom from the traditional 9-5.

It’s all about our
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Independent community
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Bootcamp
Bootcamp

Bootcamp
Making freelancing accessible for all! ✨ A bi-monthly community program designed to kickstart independent careers.

Community Slack 👥

Community Slack 👥
Ask questions, share resources, find opportunities, and cultivate relationships with other independents.

The Contrarian 📝

The Contrarian 📝
Tips on working with Independents, how to make the best of Contra, and resources on flexible and remote work — from Contra and our global community globe 🌐

Better together! 🤝

Better together! 🤝
Our extended team of independents work on Contra-related projects big and small.

Independent Fund
Independent Fund

Independent Fund
All independents deserve to win. We’re here to help supplement your independent journey.
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47
Team Members
10
Countries
12
Time Zones
2
Company Retreats
1
Mission
47
Team Members
10
Countries
12
Time Zones
2
Company Retreats
1
Mission
Made by Independents,for Independents
Ben Huffman

Ben Huffman

San Francisco, CA, US
Co-founder / CEO
Gajus Kuizinas

Gajus Kuizinas

San Francisco, CA, US
Co-founder / CTO
Erin Horner

Erin Horner

Boulder, CO, US
Head of Creative
Zoë Colivas

Zoë Colivas

San Francisco, CA, US
Head of Operations
Allison Nulty

Allison Nulty

San Francisco, CA, US
Head of Product
Doug Schlenker

Doug Schlenker

Ottawa, ON, CA
VP of Engineering
Ry Magno

Ry Magno

Los Angeles, CA, US
Head of Product Design
Samantha Taylor

Samantha Taylor

Columbus, OH, US
Head of Social Strategy
Madi Pignetti

Madi Pignetti

San Francisco, CA, US
Head of Community
David Roeske

David Roeske

New York, NY, US
VP of Finance
Eric Taylor

Eric Taylor

Washington, UT, US
Platform Architect
Timberlene Gilliam

Timberlene Gilliam

Chicago, IL, US
Senior Visual Designer
Daniel Rearden

Daniel Rearden

Lynchburg, VA, US
Lead Backend engineer
Julio Gudino

Julio Gudino

Porto, Portugal
Senior Frontend Engineer
Henry Ollarves

Henry Ollarves

Barcelona, Spain
Senior Backend Engineer
Alex Brown

Alex Brown

Indianapolis, IN, US
Senior Product Designer
Kulshekhar Kabra

Kulshekhar Kabra

India
Lead Frontend Engineer
Noelle Hoffman

Noelle Hoffman

Austin, TX, US
Product Designer
James Sheldon

James Sheldon

Calgary, AB, CA
Senior Frontend Engineer
Lee Mulvey

Lee Mulvey

Calgary, AB, CA
Senior Frontend Engineer
Mike Roelens

Mike Roelens

Toronto, ON, CA
Senior Backend Engineer
Matt Colivas

Matt Colivas

Vancouver, BC, US
Associate Product manager
Julio Merisio

Julio Merisio

Brazil
Senior Frontend Engineer
Lillian Farnkopf

Lillian Farnkopf

Berkeley, CA, US
People Ops
Olivia Jones

Olivia Jones

Herndon, VA, US
Community Operator
James Crosslin

James Crosslin

Las Vegas, NV, US
Frontend Engineer
Vicki Chen

Vicki Chen

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US
Product Designer
Jared Brown

Jared Brown

Indianapolis, IN, US
Lead Frontend Engineer
Jacob Gahn

Jacob Gahn

Lexington, KY, US
Senior Software Engineer
Sergey Radzishevskii

Sergey Radzishevskii

Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Backend Engineer
Jeannie Kho

Jeannie Kho

Los Angeles, CA, US
Lead Visual Designer
Luke Bailey

Luke Bailey

London, United Kingdom
Senior Creative Engineer
Sevan Gatsby

Sevan Gatsby

Brooklyn, NY, US
Senior Product Designer
Carol Oliveira

Carol Oliveira

Brooklyn, NY, US
Executive Assistant
Connor Ohira

Connor Ohira

NewYork, NY, US
Product Manager
Lauro Kirsch

Lauro Kirsch

São Paulo, Brazil
Senior Frontend Engineer
Dev Chauhan

Dev Chauhan

Calgary, AB, CA
Devops Engineer
Noah Alex

Noah Alex

Edmonton, AB, CA
Lead DevOps Engineer
Josh Sperling

Josh Sperling

Seattle, WA, US
Senior Product Manager
Daniel Cruz

Daniel Cruz

Los Angeles, CA, US
Creative Project Manager
Kalin Otto

Kalin Otto

Montreal, QC, CA
Backend Engineer
Emily Watterson

Emily Watterson

SanFrancisco, CA, US
Client Success
Vicki Martin

Vicki Martin

St. Louis, MO, US
Community Support Lead
Nick Scheifler

Nick Scheifler

Austin TX, US
Senior Data Engineer
Isabella Lampson

Isabella Lampson

New York, NY, US
Influencer and Brand Partnerships
Krissy Di Perno

Krissy Di Perno

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Talent Lead
Work the way you want
The best is yet to come
Freedom from the 9 to 5
It’s not a race to the bottom
Work the way you want
The best is yet to come
Freedom from the 9 to 5
It’s not a race to the bottom
Future of work

The future of workis
remote

We are defining a new age of freedom. Flexible work is here to stay and it’s essential that we empower Independents and bring back autonomy to work the way we want.

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