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  1. Himali Patra Liyanage

    Himali Patra Liyanage Agency Contractor

    Project Manager

    Australia - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

    In 2005 I started my journey as a PHP Programmer and graduated from the university of Colombo (Sri Lanka) in Bachelor of Information Technology in 2009 with a first class. During my tenure in the IT industry I developed my skills in PHP, Magento,Dot Net, Joomla, Drupal, Zend, Wordpress, CS Cart and Zoho. Accomplished in all areas of software development including, requirement analysis, architecture and design of applications, coding, QA and Testing, debugging, installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and Project Management. I was successful to achieve an overall band score of 8.0 for IELTS and have passed English Spelling Test ( both U.K & U.S. Versions) in Upwork. Therefore I strongly believe my English levels (specially written and spoken) are up to the international standers.

    Associated with: Cyberdyne Systems

    $16.67 /hr
    1,268 hours
    5.00
  2. Diastri Satriantini

    Diastri Satriantini

    Researcher | Virtual Asst | Transcriber | Indonesian Translator

    Indonesia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I lived in the US during high school. I studied International Relations in college, a qualified English-Indonesian translator. I typed 55 wpm in speed. I have experience of working in several multinational companies and was known to have keen eyes for details, and quick to spot grammatical errors, syntax, and sorts. I was a Customer Relations Officer at IALF (job desc included phone calls screening, email responding, prospective customer research), and then a Secretary at AusAid (assisting foreign engineers in meetings, typing official correspondences to the city mayor, translating and interpreting, preparing presentation slides, recruiting office assistants). Browsing the internet is my #1 hobby. I could compare prices of one item from tens of different online shops, or diligently changing keyword search on multiple attempts on search engines to get a certain information as accurate as possible.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,322 hours
    4.98
  3. Miroslav Milosevic

    Miroslav Milosevic

    M.Sc. in Project Management

    Serbia - Tests: 2

    Language skills: • English: Advanced speaking, writing and conversation, good at listening. • French: Beginner level. • Arabic: Beginner level. Computer Skills • Microsoft Office: Word - advanced, Excel – higher level, Access – basic knowledge, PowerPoint – advanced level. Project 2010 – higher level. • Programming: Pascal (Delphi) – basic level. • Internet: Advanced at most services. • Hardware knowledge: higher level. • Other: Linux (Ubuntu) basic level. Experience: • (Public Institute for school text books) – work in retail – book store, 2003-2008 • Jat Airways SP: Student practice at Sales and Quality departments in the airline company. 2008. • GfK Belgrade: Subcontract data entry and correction operator - FMCG retail consumption panel. 2011-2014 • Freelance career: Article writing, telemarketing and sales, blog posts, school assignments.

    $4.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.58
  4. Muhammad Bilal

    Muhammad Bilal Agency Contractor

    Data Analyst, Data entry, web researcher and Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    A good employer deserves a good freelancer. As a freelancer I believe I deserve the chance to prove my worth. I am looking for a job and will do at my best to keep any good rewarding. I care about the money but most of all to get recognition for my skills and quality service. My core proficiency lies in my intention to help companies and individuals worldwide with their outsourcing needs while providing the best quality work achievable at a practically reasonable rate. I am seeking to obtain a challenging yet rewarding position and opportunities that will enhance my strong organizational skills, talents, educational background, and ability to work well with people in a team environment. Some of the other services are: • Product Management • Project Management • Web development • Php • HTML • MySql • Wordpress Theme customization, Add / Edit Contents • Email Management • Web Research & Data Entry • Spreadsheets – Charts – Graphs - Google Forms - Pivot Table • Transcription • Website Directory Submissions • Videos Editing • Calendar management • Word Processing • Simple Business Presentations • Database & Spreadsheet creation • Phone answering and message taking

    Associated with: Neuron Technologies.

    $10.00 /hr
    4,496 hours
    5.00
  5. Vijayanand P.

    Vijayanand P. Agency Contractor

    Expert Medical/Pharma/Market Researcher, Consultant

    India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Health Science Ph.D Scholar (Pharmaceutical sciences) with expertise in Medical/Pharma/Health/Nutrition Research with full access to scientific journals and articles. I have a unique blend of healthcare and marketing experience. I have over 10 years experience in Health care research, QA and production of pharmaceuticals, Academics and Pharma marketing [Both domestic and International]. I have more than 1300 hours of experience in odesk and most of the jobs included Medico-market Research. I am an expert Researcher of Pubmed, Lancet, Clinical and pre-clinical trials, Scientific medical and pharmaceutical journals, data extraction from scientific and academic documents etc. As i have strong marketing experience with health science back ground, was able to assist the clients both in market research as well as scientific research. Please find below my work experience in odesk: Project-I: Health and Ayurveda related Reseach I worked with a client and assisted him developing Kindle Book on Ayurvedic health recipes for westerners. Job involved researching and developing various Ayurvedic cooking recipes and finding out the health benefits of each ingredient. Project-II: Natural Health Related Research Worked as back end researcher and assisted the client in developing Natural health protocols for various diseases using essential oils. Job was to find out various essential oils used in treating different diseases and suggest their probable use in the natural treatment. Project-III: Pharmacology and scientific literature Research. Worked as chemical assessment specialist with Ithos. Job was to find the chemical document, extract required details and fill in the google spreadsheet. Chemical documents were related to drugs and medicines. Required details were like NOEL. NOAEL, LD50, ED50, type and number of of animals used in the study and relevant pharmacological data. At the end of the job, client appreciated the work and awarded 5 stars for work Project-IV: Skin Care and Cosmetics products Research. Competitors study Worked with a skin care company as online web researcher. Job was to research ingredients of various skin care and cosmetic products. Searched and gathered information like description of the products, major adverse effects, any interactions with other ingredients and benefits of each ingredients. Job also involved finding their competitors, price and packaging details. Project-V: Concept development Research, Pharma market survey and study Worked with Web Magic solutions, UK, as Pharma Market Analyst. Job was to assist the client in developing Pharma Market place and automation of Pharma Supply Chain. For this, made an offline survey by visiting various chemists/retailers, wholesalers, doctors and collected relevant data for the client. In the same work made a detailed research on Generic Pharmaceutical market in India and globe and provided the relevant findings to the client. Project-VI: Drug entity competitor study Worked with another client for Identifying Drug Competitors. Job involved searching the data base of Regulatory bodies (USFDA, MHRA, TGA, WHO) and finding the drug competitors approved by them. Work was well appreciated and awarded with 5 star. Project-VII: Medical tourism. Provided report of market potentialities of 5 countries India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Dubai. Also suggested suitable strategies for Istanbul to target European market. Client awarded me 5 stars and expressed her satisfaction over the work in feedback. Project-VIII: Ingredients sourcing. In this job, i assisted the client in finding right ingredients suppliers in USA for his weight loss and meal replacement product. Prepared google spreadsheet of ingredients suppliers and assisted the client by sending mails to all the suppliers and negotiating over phone and email. Clint was happy with the work and awarded me a bonus of $155 USD and increased hourly pay. Project-IX: Probiotics in UTI. I assisted a client in finalizing the formulation for UTI and assisted him in choosing right strain of probiotic bacteria for UTI. Work involved researching few natural ingredients and their studies on UTI. Work was successful and client assured more work soon. Project-X: Biotech Company researcher In this job, I assisted a client in finding required details, like number of products in pipeline, share value, growth trends, product descriptions etc of selected biotech companies. The information was to help the client in decision making whether to invest on that company. Client was happy with my research and assured further work soon. I would welcome the opportunity to provide you with an exceptional service which will fit your budget and exceed your expectations. I put clients first and aspire to deliver consistently high quality, cost effective services. I look forward to work with you. Truly Yours Vijayanand

    Associated with: VIJAYANAND

    $13.33 /hr
    1,402 hours
    4.99
  6. Varun Jhingran

    Varun Jhingran Agency Contractor

    Expert on Data Analysis, Customer Care, Content Writing

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    My core strength areas are advanced skills in: Customer Care, Collections, Content writing, Video Transcription, Audio Transcription, Linked In Marketing, Excel Dashboards & Data analysis. All my jobs on oDesk have earned me 5 stars so far, since I deliver nothing short of excellence, consistently. I am going strong with 1800+ hours and 6 jobs on this portal. I bring to the table 13 years of experience working for stellar organizations like Dell, IBM and GE Capital. I am a commerce Graduate and Six Sigma Green Belt Certified. Owing to my eye for detail, my listening skills and my adaptable spirit, I am confident that I will leave you impressed with my performance. I have managed large teams in Customer Care and Collections and can do the same for you. I can also create compelling content that evokes your readers curiosity. In case you want reports done, dashboards created or Audio transcriptions / Video Transcriptions done, I am your go-to person. Looking forward to forging lasting work relationships on oDesk.

    Groups: Pro Customer Service

    Associated with: Resolve on Call IT Solutions Pvt Ltd

    $8.89 /hr
    2,380 hours
    5.00
  7. Ivory G.

    Ivory G.

    Experienced and Educated Executive Admin Assistant

    United States - Tests: 1

    In my past 10 years I have been an executive assistant that also performed the role of an assistant office manager, a receptionist, a customer service representative, a customer service trainer in and out of a call center environment, efficiently worked out of my home office setting appointments, and have had the experience of being teller/member service rep. I have managed budgets, kept company calendars, answered multiple phone line system, planned events, developed marketing ideas, kept logs of my hours and appointments set in my home office, and accurately organized office documents to keep things running smoothly as an assistant office manger. With my recent marketing degree I have a thorough knowledge of successful marketing techniques and familiarity with the complete MS Office Suite. I pride myself in the ability keep things organized to maintain a streamline and effective home office. Overall, I am an experienced, energetic, sharp, friendly, goal oriented, quick learner with a track record of unmatched customer service and people skills that led to success in meeting and excelling company goals. I acquire a knack for leaving a good impression in business relations, therefore, adding to the customer base throughout my employment history. I have received recognition for a creative marketing idea that increased the company’s overall bottom line. Motivated and ambitious with excellent interpersonal communication, creative marketing techniques, relationship management, and presentation skills, a proactive leader with a passion to execute goals, deliver customer satisfaction, and improve the financial outlook for whomever I have the pleasure of working.

    $16.67 /hr
    123 hours
    4.96
  8. Deborah M.

    Deborah M.

    Professional, Dedicated Research/Admin/Data Entry Professional

    United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a skilled typist, customer service representative and administrative assistant with extensive experience in research, quality assurance, data/order entry, transcription, website moderation and writing. I am a dependable, detail-oriented, creative thinker who will provide superior quality work and quick turnaround times.

    $20.00 /hr
    4,041 hours
    4.99