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Rafaela Lima

Rafaela Lima

Efficiency and quality in everything I do.

Brazil - Tests: 4

Hello, I am Rafaela. I am Brazilian. For about 4 years now I have been working as a Tester. I am able to test softwares of all kinds. Also, I have experience with translation. I lived in NYC for a quite while what let me learn a lot of English, so today I also work with translations. I use UpWork as my second income, so I work with high quality and efficiency in everything I do to make my name shine in this big community.

99% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
827 hours

Diana Muniz Barbosa

Diana Muniz Barbosa

Administrative and Personal Assistant. Customer Support Manager.

Canada - Tests: 9

If what you need is an experienced, hard-working, responsible and fast learner person, I can offer that and more. Since I join oDesk I have been a personal assistant, virtual assistant, project manager and administrative manager, I ca help you with many tasks like translations (English-Spanish, Spanish-English, French-Spanish), customer service, market and Internet research, recruiting, administrative support, I am detailed oriented, pro-active and need little supervision. My goal is to make your life easier by giving you the best quality work. Before joining oDesk, I was a long time experienced PR with speciality in fashion and marketing looking to expand my work campus and to help with my knowledge as much as I can. I had work in Milan, Paris, NY, Mexico and some other countries as a PR and marketing consultant, mostly traveling to any place my services were needed including the Middle East. I believe that my experience in all those places makes my profile interesting because of my knowledge of too many different cultures.

Groups: Pro Customer Service

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
3,012 hours

Viktor C.

Viktor C.

Programming, SEO, Social media & Marketing

Hungary - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

I have been working as project manager since 2011. My responsibilities are to handle all tasks what come from company owners, share them to our employees and check the results. I have a small company as well, where my programmers work in their free time. I am an IT enginner, I finished my College at Budapest, Hungary. Over the past 4 years I have developed many marketing concepts as well, including the redesign of our main websites, handling our media events and parties (offlince and online promotions), developing our coupons and discount. I have up-to-date SEO and social media knowledge, our main websites get many customers from satellite sites. We are active on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google Plus, Pinterest and Reddit. All of our employees were recruited by me, I found our programmers, designers, article writers, seo and social media workers on the internet. I have worked with employees from almost whole Europe, from German to Ukraine, from Spain to Romania. We can help you to develop your newly launched website, introducing it to the market via SEO and Social media. All of our programmers are Wordpress expert, and they know the latest web technologies, including PHP5, CSS3, JQuery, Javascript and much more. Please check our portfolio for the details. We are available through Skype as well!

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
377 hours

Anita M.

Anita M.

All-rounded professional with extensive experiences in startups/newbiz

Hong Kong - Tests: 4

Seeking for opportunities in executive virtual assistant / business management / etc. Multiple skills include, but not limited to: Office management and administrative support, Corporate secretarial support, A/P and A/R, Recruitment, Client relations, Research, etc. Scientific and medical background Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quickbooks, Peachtree English Typing Speed 95wpm Chinese Typing Speed 45wpm Speak & Read: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
70 hours

Jose Erick Gonzaga

Jose Erick Gonzaga

Virtual Assistant, Personal Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

My previous work experience catering to different clientele has developed my skills in various fields. My objective is to provide excellent services on, but not limited to; Transcription, Data Entry, Email Response Handling, Personal/Virtual Assistant, Web Research, Blog & Article Writing/Commenting, Creative & Technical Writing, Email Marketing and other Administrative Support tasks. 02/04/15 I have been a contractor with oDesk for 4 years plus now. And over those years I have catered my services to clients with various needs, hence I have developed and acquired more skills. I never close my door for new, exciting and better opportunities.

98% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
7,095 hours

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.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
1,555 hours

Amber K.

Amber K. Agency Contractor

Project Manager / HRManager /Recruiter/WebResearcher/Content Moderator

Pakistan - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 4

MBA (Management) with 4 years HR Manager,1 year research and 1 year web development and graphic designing experience. > Demonstrable skills in research, management, reporting, as well as data management, manipulation and administration. > Expert in MS Excel Spreadsheets. >Fluency in English and strong communication skills. > Honest and hard-working with strong ethical values. Available for skype voice chat whenever required or 24/7 by Email or Phone

Associated with: CoreXiz | MultiBusinesses, The Moderators Elite!

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
6,636 hours

Arleen N.

Arleen N.

Japanese Translator JLPT 1, Transcriptionist, Data Entry Specialist

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

My 12 years experience in translation includes translations in the fields of automotive manufacturing, disk manufacturing, laws and legal documents and contracts, IT and software development and sales, leisure, travel and tourism, gaming sports, casino, accounting and management and many other more. My core competency and strength as translator lies in the completion of a project in due time and efficient use of appropriate technical terms. I continuously seek background knowledge in various fields for me to have a complete comprehension of what I have to translate and to deliver quality work. I have also gained my skills in transcription, data entry working as assistant to Japanese Expatriates where I developed the value of being goal-oriented. The mantra I use and which is my ultimate goal in every project I take is CLIENT SATISFACTION.

70% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
117 hours

Franck Eddy Mbolo

Franck Eddy Mbolo

InternationBusiness Operations/ French-English Translation

China - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

International Business Operations (online Marketing) Longxi Ecommerce company (龙溪电子商务公司) Admissions Assistant zhejiang University of Technology October 2013 – Present (5 months)Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China Assist in Enrolling Foreign students at the university and assist those students during their first month in China. Alibaba.comMarketing Intern August 2013 – October 2013 (3 months)Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China Commercial and Administrative assistant / Accounting associate Confection Mandilaris September 2009 – September 2012 (3 years 1 month)Yaounde Developped better customers relations, Found and signed longterm contracts with customers and suppliers around the world (mainly in Central Africa and China). Established the company's profile on Alibaba and performed various tasks

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Jennifer V

Jennifer V

Data Entry/Web Researcher/Typist/Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

Seeking a challening oppotunity where I will be able to utilize my skills and my expererience as well as my superior Customer Service skills, which will allow me to grow personally and professionally. I am self motivated and able to work work both independently and as collaborative team member. I am fast-learner and can easily grasp instructions.

$3.00 /hr
216 hours