Case Study: Abcam & Orange Quarter

Freelance Case Study: Abcam & Orange Quarter

Streamlining fullstack freelance hiring for Abcam, Amsterdam

26 July 2023

Abcam is a global life science company supporting customers at the forefront of life science research. Their innovative, tech-driven products are used by hundreds of thousands of scientists worldwide. Today, they help 750,000 researchers in over 130 countries deliver faster breakthroughs in areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

Challenge Accepted

Abcam made the strategic decision to open an office in Amsterdam that would work on a new complex webshop as part of an overall digital transformation. They needed to quickly hire 4 Senior Fullstack Engineers to build out the areas such as the SEO, Search and Payment portal working closely with the Development team in the UK.



Orange Quarter met with different Engineering Managers to understand the complexities of the project and what each team needed. Orange Quarter hired 4 Fullstack Developers over a 2 month period then adding 3 DevOps engineers to the team to build out the infrastructure.


A closer look at the numbers

Average time to offer from 1st CV to Offer Extended: 3 weeks



🤝1x Senior Platform Engineer,
🤝2x Platform Engineer,
🤝4x Fullstack Developer


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