I wanted to let you know that the new design is going to be live in the next couple of days.
I know some of you had questions about what your profile will look like if you don't have any Portfolio items in your profile. As Lena said, we will not show an empty section. Instead the section won't appear.
Here is an example for a Design and Creative Specialized Profile:
And here is an example for a non-Design and Creative Specialized Profile:
We are continually learning about the best way to help you advertise your abilities and experience in order to win more work that you want. This is just one of many more improvements to come.
Just listen about New Freelancer Profile layout, Its time to make it rememberable and happy.
This is very amazing because it will show a more featured profile of a freelancer.
Thanks, Upwork Team
I apologize - We briefly launched the new design today but then discovered an issue. We are going to resolve the problem as the highest priority and then relaunch.
We are excited to get this out to you as soon as possible!
Cary - You think this new profile page is an improvement? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and, in my view, this new profile page is just absolutely awful. Why doesn't Upwork ask freelancers what they like before they make arbitrary changes that we have no control over?