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  1. Ursula Murphy

    Ursula Murphy

    Experienced Researcher and Information Professional

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    To see more about me, please visit my website: www.ujmservices.com My experience includes: Educational marketing and business research Providing clients with customized research services to help them prove their value to their own target market with authoritative statistics and sources. Researching, analyzing and compiling authoritative, targeted statistics and market research based on identified topics. Writing compelling and organized summaries of findings, outlining key issues of project objectives. Past projects have included 100+ page targeted reports for manufacturing, high-tech, small business, healthcare, and energy industries among others for use in marketing, sales, promotional and educational materials. On a smaller scale, I have also provided topic reports for use in social media marketing, startup business research, sourced and updated information for infographics, and created targeted contact lists. Specialized business database subscriptions held include IBISWorld, Standard & Poor's, Business Monitor, Gale Research, EBSCOHost, Proquest, ABI/INFORM, etc. Writing and Editing Experience writing and editing web content and blogs, copy for infographics, marketing and promotional materials, instructional and training materials, business presentations, business and industry reports, resumes, creative and non-fiction writing, book proposals, resumes, etc.

    $30.00 /hr
    429 hours
    5.00
  2. Adela T.

    Adela T.

    Creatologist | Content Strategist | Project Manager |

    Romania - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

    Experience makes the difference between the average and the excellent. In creating online experiences that matter, you need a dedicated professional who works hard and has native skills - qualities I own and use with great respect towards the team I work with and your audience. How can your presence be different, unique and appealing in an online environment many times ruled by cliches and patterns? By adapting rules and innovating according to your distinct needs. By believing in all the differences people share and striving to customize your online presence accordingly. From the name of your company to deploying a project, your business has to speak to various people's needs and relate to their feelings. By helping you communicate who you are through a reliable online experience from start to finish, I support your causes and give others reasons to believe in you. If you feel we're on the same length, than we have a professional future together and I'm looking forward to sharing my skills and commitment with you and your business.

    $33.33 /hr
    2,564 hours
    4.99
  3. Ivan Ershov

    Ivan Ershov

    Cloud Architect/Engineer/Devops / Linux Admin

    Russia - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 10 years, I have been working as technical support engineer/team leader/infrastructure architect for the different companies with on-premise/cloud hosting. My competency lies in planning, development, deployment and setup of the environments from scratch, troubleshooting/support/improvement of existing production systems based on Linux/Unix with the focus on automation and high availability. Have a lot of experience in automation/monitoring/backup of different distributed environments with LAMP stack and other applications, different clustering, scalability and high-availability techniques. Operating systems: Debian/Ubuntu, Redhat(Fedora, RHEL, Centos), Suse, AmazonLinux Level of skill with Unix/Linux: RHCE MailServers: qmail, postfix, sendmail etc Databases: Postgresql, Oracle, Mysql, noSQL databases (Mongodb, Cassandra, Couchbase, Redis etc) Clustering: RHCS, terracotta, heartbeat, pacemaker, distributed balanced setups Programming, scripting languages: Bash, PL/SQL, Ruby Clouds: AWS/Tata/RackSpace/CloudStack/Openstack/Azure Automation: Chef/Puppet, RightScale, AWS Opsworks,CloudFormation etc Continuous integration/deployment: Docker, Atlassian tools, Jenkins, SVN/Git, Codebase etc. Loadbalancers/proxies: Clouds LBs, Haproxy, mod_jk, Squid, Apache, Nginx Application servers: tomcat, jetty, jboss, Apache, Nginx, different PHP-based servers Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix, Newrelic, OMD etc English: fluent Availability: up to 30hrs/week

    $38.89 /hr
    1,697 hours
    4.96
  4. Joe A.

    Joe A.

    Direct-Response Copywriter

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

    If you’re doing business online but aren’t working with a professional copywriter, I guarantee you’re leaving money on the table... Let me show you... “How You Can Add An Endless Stream Of Cash-In-Hand Customers To Your Business Without Spending A Penny More On Advertising” My name’s Joe Atkins. I’m a professional copywriter and one of Upwork’s top-ranked, and most recommended freelancers. As well as being a student of AWAI’s Copywriting Masters program, I’ve also spent hundreds of hours learning from direct-response copywriting legends such as: Gary Halbert, Bob Bly, John Carlton, Dan Kennedy, Clayton Makepeace... just to name a few. Copywriting is not just my job. It’s a passion that I live and breathe. And thanks to the experience I’ve gained, my results have been stellar... * A sales letter I wrote for a dog grooming company brought in 33 new long-term clients, resulting in over $62,000 in revenue the same year. * An email series I wrote in the internet marketing niche brought in $23,000 during a five-day promo. * One client experienced a 20% increase in sales after I rewrote their website content. * A sales letter a client paid me $250 to write has brought him over $35,000 in sales in one year. To put it briefly: If you want a sales letter that generates a massive amount of sales... webcopy so compelling readers can’t take their eyes off the page... and emails that convert like crazy, then you’ve come to the right place. Stop fumbling around in the dark playing the guessing game, changing your website, then guessing again. There are better - more effective - ways to spend your time and money... ... After all, the more time you burn trying to get it right, the more money that slips between your fingers. Let a tried-and-tested, sales producing copywriter handle your copy... it’s the smart thing to do (that’s if you’re serious about your business). "Once again Joe over delivered! I have paid 5x as much for sales letters that don't even come close to the quality of Joe's! The best copywriter on oDesk period." -- Jeff Brokaw Why You Should Hire Me To Write Your Sales Copy * I’m deadly serious about copywriting. It’s my livelihood and passion. I’ve invested both time and money into learning my craft and keeping up to date with current selling strategies. * I’ve built a rock-solid reputation on Upwork as a top copywriter, and if you think I’d jeopardize it by producing sloppy work for you, you’re crazy! (Fun fact: I’ve never had a dissatisfied client. Not one. Check my feedback.) * My skillset is not limited to writing copy. I’m also trained in creating profit-pulling sales funnels (so you can maximise the amount you make per customer), and mapping out product launches. Here’s how we’ll work together to transform your site into a profit generating machine... 1. Contact me. Send me a message here on Upwork and let me know what you need and when you need it by. I’ll slot you into my schedule and give you a completion date - typically 5 - 10 days, depending on how big the project is and my current workload. If you need a job completed urgently (within 3 days), then I can do this for a 50% surcharge... ... I charge more for urgent jobs because I have postpone other paying projects, work nights/weekends, or spend time away from my family. 2. Provide me with requisite information. I’ll need access to your product and current marketing material if you have any. If not, I’ll send you a client questionnaire that, once filled out, will provide me with everything I need to get started. 3. Send over the contract with your payment funded in escrow. 4. Relax while I take care of things. Once I’ve received the information I need, I’ll begin working. I’ll pore over what you’ve sent me, and begin researching your target audience in great detail. This includes: dissecting ads that have been previously successful, monitoring online forums where your market congregates, so I can learn the jargon they use and familiarize myself with their pain and frustrations, coming up with new ideas to grab their attention and gain their loyalty for your company. Once I’ve completed my research, I’ll begin writing your sales material. 5. First draft & final payment. I’ll send you the first draft and you’ll release my payment from escrow. My service comes with two rounds of revisions, free of charge, so this is where you’ll let me know whether you want anything tweaking. 6. Profit! Now, as my profile is so highly ranked on Upwork, I receive job invitations on a daily basis. As a result, my schedule can get very busy, so I’d urge you to contact me today if you’d like to work with me. Get in touch. Your bank account will thank you later. Joe

    $125.00 /hr
    366 hours
    4.95
  5. Soorya D.

    Soorya D.

    Selenium/WebDriver/Appium Developer l Web/Mobile API Automation |

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 25

    Last 9+ years, I have been testing and automating applications for Fortune 500 companies. Having 7+ years of work experience in test automation .In that 6+ years on Automating web/mobile app tests using Selenium 2.0(WebDriver) / Selenium 1.0 (RC).Good experience on Mobile automation and integrating tests with CI tools like Jenkins or cloud services like Sauce-labs, BrowserStack. Automation Frameworks development using combination of : - Selenium/WebDriver, Selenium Grid - Appium, Protractor (AngularJS) - Data-driven Selenium tests with external Excel, XML and CSV-based data. - Java / Ruby / Python / PHP - TestNG - ReportNG - JUnit - XMLUnit - Page Object - JBehave - FitNesse - Cucumber - Robot, AutoIt & Sikuli - Jenkins (including integrating with SVN/ Perforce/GitHub/ Saucelabs.) - Maven/ANT - Flex automation agents like Flexmonkium, FlexPilot, SeleniumFlex API * RestFul Web service testing using SoapUI * Performance testing Using JMeter/ SoapUI * Automating websites that involves Map(like Google Maps) interactions I have strong experience in testing various types of software ranging from desktop applications to web applications. Types of testing that I have done include: =============================== - Black Box and White Box Testing - Manual and Automation testing - Smoke testing - Functionality testing - Integration testing - Cosmetic error testing - GUI Testing - Cross browser compatibility testing - Regression testing - User Acceptance Testing - Mobile app testing - Games testing - Performance testing "Passion for Test Automation", "Good Communication", "Think from a customer perspective", "Good error guessing skills", "Analytical and logical thinking", A strong desire for quality" and "An attention to detail" are the qualities of a best Software Test Engineer. So if you are searching for a person with above qualities and abilities.I can ensure you that I best fit in to your mission.

    $35.00 /hr
    603 hours
    4.98
  6. Alexander Derrick

    Alexander Derrick

    Expert American Graphic Artist. One of best on upWork

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 94

    Top quality original graphics & design at awesome prices. Web Design, Illustration, Graphics, Photography. Specialist in all styles. Native born and fluent American English speaking designer / artist. 15+ years of experience in LA and NYC Entertainment & Fashion Industry Quality,Service,Prices CAN NOT BE BEAT. Work speaks for it self. No job is too small, deadline too short, nor problem too big. -------->> http://www.facebook.com/PixelatorNyc -------->> GO THERE! With seven years of experience as a lead artist at Universal Interactive in Los Angeles, California, and 3 years of experience working in the fast paced New York fashion industry PIXELATOR (Alexander Derrick) has developed a clean and concise grasp of contemporary global style and high-end entertainment design. PIXELATOR has designed and sold high-end merchandise for Jofre Barcelona. One of Spain's oldest department stores, and Henri Bendel a New York fashion staple. Our photography has been used by AIR FRANCE and KLM airlines, and our illustrations have been used by GAP'S RED PROJECT. PIXELATOR specializes in clean and concise web presentations that are modern in design and fully accessible on a variety of browser platform. In the fast past and ever changing world of the internet, let us develop a lasting web solution that will deliver your content to consumers and end-users with speed and confidence. PIXELATOR has worked for large companies, such as Vivendi/Universa Games,MTV, Dolce & Gabanna, Air France/KLM, and Mattel creating clean, crisp, and professional graphic content on demand. Pixelator has 7+ years of experience in web design, and we know how to code websites from scratch using HTML, XHTML, MySQL, CSS, and a little PHP and Java scripts. If you've tried foreign contractors and just can't get them to give you what you want, and don't want to pay inflated North America prices, try Pixelator! Best value for your money. *** WE HAVE SHUTTER STOCK ACCOUNT - AND ACCESS TO THE HIGHEST QUALITY ROYALTY FREE IMAGES BUILT INTO ALL OF OUR QUOTES *** See our online portfolios here: SITE http://www.pixelator.biz GRAPHICS http://www.tumblr.com/blog/pixelator-graphic PHOTO http://beauty-photographer.tumblr.com/ http://pixelatornewyork.tumblr.com/ http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/743649/viewall

    $38.89 /hr
    676 hours
    4.79
  7. Howard Selfe

    Howard Selfe

    Analyst Programmer, Project Manager

    South Africa - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I have a BSc (Honours) degree, with majors in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. Up until recently I owned an IT solutions company specializing in online application development. My core skill-set includes ASP.net, VB.Net, C#, PHP, SQL Server, mySQL, Java, Javascript, VBA (Excel and Access), VBscript, HTML and CSS. Additional skills include, amongst others, SVN, OO, MVC, Wordpress and Silverstripe. I have excellent people skills, a proven track record in effective project management, the ability to work in an unstructured environment and be self motivated, good relationship building skills and excellent writing skills. Furthermore, I have more than 15 years of experience in real world web and application development. I believe in ethical business practice, and my commitment is to provide online applications and IT business solutions of the highest possible quality.

    Groups: Crossrider

    $33.33 /hr
    4,372 hours
    5.00
  8. Dragos Madarasan

    Dragos Madarasan

    IT Consultant [MCSE, CCNA] , Google Apps Certified Specialist

    Romania - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    During the past 4 years I have specialized in managing Windows, Active Directory based networks. I am skilled in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and System Center Data Protection Manager (2007/2010). I also posses networking skills (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, Wi-Fi) and am comfortable with Cisco switches and routers. Lately I am very interested in cloud based applications and Google Apps in particular. I am a certified Google Apps Deployment Specialist

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $35.00 /hr
    124 hours
    4.70
  9. Nick Phelps

    Nick Phelps

    Talented and Committed Business and Marketing Consultant

    New Zealand - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I have a host of experience in the business and legal sectors and am wanting to develop my skill set further with involvement in international ventures and projects. Having worked with a range of different clients and companies, I have been able to gain valuable insights into the standards required in the marketplace and have produced exceptional reports and results. I am currently involved in a legal capacity for a technology start-up and am operating several other creative projects as a hobby. I am looking for one off or part time projects which would allow me to use and further develop the skills that I have acquired. I am interested in legal research and advice, financial planning, social media marketing, market research, business plans and business writing.

    $44.44 /hr
    899 hours
    4.98
  10. Avi Valentine

    Avi Valentine

    Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a degreed, experienced Technical Writer who understands that succinct, high-quality documentation is an essential business communication tool. I am driven, organized and detail orientated. I produce professional technical communications that are perfectly suited to the needs of the client. My core-competencies lie in creating and editing technical proposals and manuals and developing well-researched blog content. I also enjoy conducting research, article and academic writing/editing and business analysis. I am proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and in Adobe Acrobat and WordPress. I have experience working with software development firms, engineering firms, mobile application developers and marketing agencies. I am happy to interface with your team or your client to obtain the information needed to create your perfect documentation.

    $50.00 /hr
    403 hours
    4.76