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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

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
3,046 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
1,593 hours

David A.

David A.

Because Quality must not be Expensive

Spain - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native of Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed, with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for yourself. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for a buyer because it show his public image. Quality is a must, and customers take cares so. Something showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, I can get to any shoe, as you require. Translation: I specialize in ENG - ESP pair, where I offer translation services for all kinds of text and content: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. My qualification in business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieved more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactic or compressive text, as a sample for a manual or a textbook, I also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If the text to be written or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented too. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on customer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how doing it better. The same happens in real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery, but without losing any quality in the process. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must I use to get it. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done

100% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
353 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

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
6,651 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

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
838 hours