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  1. Billel H.

    Billel H.

    Master's Degree in Computer Science

    Algeria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

    An outline of my skills and experiences will show what I have to offer, I am professional in: -Web Development : html5, xhtml, CSS, PHP, JavaScript , jQuery, Resposnive Web Design, SEO, xml, ASP.NET using C# and VB -Integrated development environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Netbeans, Eclipse, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. -Database: SQL, SQL server 2008R2, MySQL, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL and Data warehouse. -Programming language: C# ,java , python, Visual Basic, C++. -Office Suite: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), SharePoint. -Design and Multimedia: Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop and Acrobat X Pro). -Operating System: Windows(XP, Vista, 7,8), Linux(Ubuntu, Red Hat), IOS. -Networking: Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) model, LAN, VLAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, switch, Access point and Router Configuration. -Modeling language : Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Merise. -Architecture and Mechanical engineering: Technical drawing, Architectural drawing. -Management: Human Resource management. -languages: English, French and Arabic. I am at your disposal to DO THE BEST.

    $25.00 /hr
    82 hours
    4.79
  2. Marius Anthonisen

    Marius Anthonisen

    Marketing Manager

    Norway - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    My name is Marius Anthonisen, and I am a 21-y.o guy from Norway. I have expert experience within social media, digital marketing and B2B.I am also an excellent Norwegian writer/reader, so if you need any help with translation, don't hesitate to initiate contact. I am also a huge soccer fan, and have in dept knowledge of every aspect within European football. In have also a great track record in the crowd funding world, both reward-based and equity crowd funding. Contact me for tips & tricks regarding CF.

    $50.00 /hr
    14 hours
    4.74
  3. Pablo Estrada

    Pablo Estrada Agency Contractor

    Experienced Spanish Translator and Project Manager

    Guatemala - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 13

    Spanish Translator, Project Manager and Localization Consultant Pablo Estrada – The Translations Guy! An experienced Spanish Translator and resourceful Project Manager with multiple skills, impeccable reputation and great experience. Over 4 years being a successful oDesk contractor with 9,900 hours billed, 200+ fixed-price contracts completed and a 4.99 feedback average guarantees a successful and smart investment for your business. Services offered: - Professional English to Spanish translations. Specialized in Web UI and highly-technical content for different industries (health, business and marketing). - Online/Remote Project and Business Management. Over 4,500 hours of Project/Program Management. - Multilingual translations (over 20 languages available) provided by my agency, TranslationsGuy.com. - Cutting-edge marketing and business positioning advisory for Latin America. 5+ Businesses/Products successfully positioned. - Online business setup, business internationalization and online business presence. - Online outsourcing management and advisory (new to oDesk? Let me help you to get the right team for your business!) - Bilingual website management, Search Engine Optimization and copywriting. - Many other services and willing to take new challenges. Sometimes a couple of dollars per hour, or even $10 or $20 on a fixed price project can make the difference between the success or failure of your project. No matter what you are looking for, you can count on my experience to reach your goals. By using qualified and experienced contractors you can ensure a proper project realization. I am not the most “expensive” option, in fact, I am very flexible with my rates and always willing to help. By offering high-quality services at affordable rates, my goal is to achieve success, exceed my clients’ expectations and be part of YOUR SUCCESS. I’ve had the opportunity to provide my services to world-renowned companies such as Microsoft, Hyundai, PokerStars, Smirnoff and many others – But I also enjoy working with entrepreneurs, SMBs and family businesses. During the last 4 years I’ve had the joy to share many success stories with my clients. What makes the difference? Experience, Excellence and Results Oriented – like you, I am also a business owner and know that all investments are made thinking in results – I will make things happen and deliver the best results possible. Academic Background: - BA in Economics - BA in Marketing - MBA / MPM (in process) - 3 SEO Expert Certifications - 2 SMM Consultant Certifications - 2 Online Marketing Consultant Certifications TOS: Hourly rates varies depending on the services provided and project requirements. All non-hourly/non-escrowed projects require a 25% upfront. The Contractor does not hold any legal responsibility over the content, product or service offered by the Client. By approving the Final Products and/or releasing the payment for the services, the Client discharges the Contractor from all legal liabilities related and arising from the Service provided. The Contractor, following good business practices, will provide the services required by the Client following the guidelines provided and assumes the responsibility of providing the best service possible, depending on the project’s circumstances. Notwithstanding the aforementioned, the Contractor does not guarantee the attainment of any consequential results from the services provided, such as, but not limited to: increase in the Client’s revenue, reaching specific results where third-parties have, etc. By hiring my/our services through oDesk you accept the Terms of Services mentioned above. All services and payments for projects posted and/or negotiated on oDesk must be managed through oDesk - No other payment or working method is accepted in compliance with the oDesk TOU. Links to other sites (if provided) are just as reference to my/our portfolios and background information.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    Associated with: TranslationsGuy.com Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    13,689 hours
    4.99
  4. Amity C.

    Amity C. Agency Contractor

    French Web Marketing (content and SMM)

    France - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 3

    Living and working in France, I am fluent in French. I have a passion for Writing. I am self-employed on the Web. I create and translate content, work on Marketing strategy, SEO and SMM. I write blogs on various subjects (travel, pregnancy, raising your child...). I am returning to oDesk to fill in the blank parts of my schedule as it is a wonderful marketplace to complete the working week with interesting projects. I am always looking out for projects in Web marketing (content, SMM, SEO, emailing, etc.) and translation (English/French).

    Associated with: AG Bilingual Services

    $33.33 /hr
    786 hours
    5.00
  5. Sergio A.

    Sergio A. Agency Contractor

    Agile Project Management and Software Development

    Spain - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    Important: although I'm new to oDesk.com, I have been working on other freelance sites since 2005. I have one of the most outstanding profiles in another very popular freelance site, with more than 300 projects successfully completed, I can show it by request. You can also check my professional blog at: http://softwareandoutsourcing.wordpress.com/ ---- My name is Sergio and I specialize in providing quality custom software solutions while offering competitive costs and timing. My other freelance sites track record (can show on request), along with positive feedback from clients I’ve served, are proof that my qualifications and strong commitment to excellence make me an ideal choice for your next project. I have been working at freelance sites since 2005 and currently I lead a team of programmers and designers from Spain and other places in the world. For managing projects I use agile software development methodologies (Scrum, XP…), which I consider the most efficient way to manage a project via the internet. I also consider myself a knowledgeable and efficient programmer, so I can evaluate team members’ performance and help guide them. In the last 6 years I have learned a lot about how to make a project successful when working with people who lives thousands of miles away and I consider oDesk.com a great opportunity to develop professionally and offer new and more complete services. Kind regards, Sergio. ----- Areas Of Expertise: - Agile software development. Design and project management. I can both lead an existing team or build a new one (with local or remote coders) if needed. - Java/J2EE/J2ME. Highly skilled in distributed computing and web services. JSP, Servlets. GUI design. JDBC. SAX, DOM, JDOM. SOAP (Axis). Netbeans, Eclipse and JBuilder IDEs. Bytecode analysis. Entreprise Java Beans (EJB). - Data extraction and analysis. Crawlers, custom search and metasearch engines. Advanced signal procesing, data analysis and statistical decision support programming. - Networking: design, testing, programming, analysis, and simulation. Advanced Routing (RIP, OSPF, BGP). SNMP management. - Databases: Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL, Access. Design, programming and administration. - (Technical) Translation: English <-> Spanish (Spain). Professional, accurate and human-made translation. - Linux (Debian, Red Hat, Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu, SUSE...) administration. Bash scripting. Xen and VMware server virtualization. - Web-related technologies: HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, DTD, Schema, XPath, XSLT, XQuery, JavaScript, AJAX. Experience in W3C standards Validation. - Low level programming with x86 and ARM7 (Philips LPC2000 family and similar) assembly and c. Keil development tools. Embedded systems design. - Other programming languages: C, C#, Matlab. ----- Resume: Objectives - Establish myself as an entrepreneur in the software and communications industry by focusing on top-notch quality and service. Highlights of qualifications - Deep knowledge of the internet structure and associated protocols. Several complex projects (dynamic web servers, instant messaging platform...) as work at various local enterprises. Education - Master of Engineering in Telecommunications with specialization in Telematics (Computing applied to Internet and Networks) and intensification in Project Management, Software Engineering and Agile Programming Methodologies (2007). - Network Programming Diploma (J2EE, 300 hours, INEM 2001). - Multimedia Diploma (Audio and Video edition, 200 hours, INEM 2001). Languages - Spanish: native. - English: advanced. Cambridge First Certificate. Skills - Programming: Java/J2EE/J2ME (specialized in distributed computing), C (network programming under Linux/Solaris), bash, assembly, oTcl. - Networking: Network design, analysis, simulation (ns2) and implementation. Protocols: TCP/IP model, OSI model, ATM, FR, GSM, UMTS, HTTP, FTP, POP3, RIP, BGP, OSPF IPv6, SNMP... - Operating systems: Linux (Debian, advanced, administration and programming), Solaris, MS Windows. - Edition: OpenOffice, MS Office, html... Work experience - July 2005 - now. Freelance coder. More than 500 projects successfully completed. - June 2004 - July 2007. Technical helpdesk at local TV station (half time). - March 2000 - June 2004. Network maintenance at several local enterprises as freelance. Others - Currently I have a 20 Mbps 24/7 ADSL2+ connection to the internet. ------ Some search keywords: netvibes, crawler, crawl, crawling, mining, scrape, scraping, automated data entry, lucene, nutch, solr, sphider, custom search engine, metasearch, ebay, jabber, paypal, wikipedia, mediawiki, jquery, prototype, prototypejs, cakephp, CRUD, SBML, ANSI ASC X12, jpcap, jnetpcap, datatables, forex, twilio.

    Associated with: Software and Outsourcing Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    44 hours
    4.92
  6. Maja Milic

    Maja Milic

    Multilingual e-sourcing and e-procurement expert

    Portugal - Last active: 12/11/2013 - Tests: 9

    Polyglot (2 mother tongues, 6 languages absolutely fluent, 3 good), highly motivated procurement and e-procurement expert with 12 years’ experience in consultancy services to Fortune 500 customers worldwide. Flexible, extrovert, effective communicator at all levels internal and external to an organization with proven leadership skills, including managing and motivating teams. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, strong negotiator and results driven.

    $55.56 /hr
    533 hours
    5.00
  7. Marie L.

    Marie L.

    Top oDesk translator and writer - effective and reliable

    France - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    Provide customers with 100% human, excellent quality translation that fit their communication needs and deadline requirements.

    $45.00 /hr
    175 hours
    5.00
  8. Izabel A.

    Izabel A.

    Project Manager and Localization Consultant

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    Project Management and Localization professional Highly experienced in the globalization industry (localization and internationalization) managing multilingual localization projects (both on the client and vendor side). Extremely proficient at project management. Customer and deadline-oriented, hard-working and optimistic. -- www.izabelarruda.com

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    10,147 hours
    5.00
  9. Simayi Abudureyimu

    Simayi Abudureyimu

    Native Uyghur translator

    Finland - Last active: 12/23/2014 - Tests: 1

    BA degree in English language teaching. MA degree in Uyghur (Uighur) language studies. PhD degree in Altaic languages studies. Uyghur (native), Chinese (fluent), English (excellent), Turkish (intermediate), Basic knowledge in Finnish, Russian, German and some other Central Asian languages. Work experience with Transperfect, Saudisoft, Kajf Translation, Idioma, Wordedge, Janus, Hippocrenebooks, CCJK, Ferdosi, TBW, RRDonnelly and other.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $27.78 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  10. Jolanta K.

    Jolanta K.

    Polish Translator & Researcher

    Poland - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Native Polish Translator, Interpreter, Researcher and Recruiter Services provided: - translation to Polish - software translation, website translation, business translation, travel, insurance, market research questionnaires. - proofreading - interpreting - face to face and telephone interpreting, interpreting business meetings - market research and telemarketing - B2B and B2C, qualitative and quantitative research - business research in Poland - media research, researching statistical data, telephone research - communication with clients, potential clients or suppliers based in Poland providing cultural insight - product sourcing, looking for suppliers in Poland - searching business directories. I've been using Alibaba.com website for 6 years. - attending conferences Qualifications: - postgraduate diploma in conference interpreting - postgradudate diploma in translation - MSc in Environmental Management from a UK University - MSc in Geography from a Polish university - fully FPC (Financial Planning Certificate) qualified - UK qualifications Job experience: - translation, interpreting and proofreading of websites, software, market research questionnaires and surveys, business meetings, travel. - sales support in the insurance and banking industry - market research and telemarketing I am looking for long term relationships with quality employers. More information on: http://businessinpoland.pl.tl/

    Groups: oTranslators

    $22.22 /hr
    1,565 hours
    4.99