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  1. Monique C.

    Monique C.

    English Language Artist

    Trinidad and Tobago - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a multi-talented creative thinker with an academic twist. I have always loved art and writing but I studied Psychology and Economics at University instead. I started my career tutoring young adults as well as children with special needs and only recently returned to my love of art by taking courses in Graphic Design. All of this means that I can draw from many different sources of experience to produce excellent results in a host of different fields. I look forward to working with you!

    $30.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.88
  2. Jonathan S.

    Jonathan S.

    Patent, Legal, Technical Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    To: Inventor Re: Patent Research, Due Diligence, Drafting, Filing Thank you for seeking patent support of your invention, including a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), search, due diligence strategy, drafting, filing, and possibly prosecution. If I have the privilege to work with you, I offer exceptional quality and cost effective patent agent work, including but not limited to your desired noted technology. I can support your presumed micro entity status filing with discussion together to evaluate your best options regarding preparation of an NDA, a search, strategy, drafting, and possible revision, of your provisional application (PA) and/or non-provisional application (NPA). This includes, but not limited to, learning about you, what you already have regarding your patent, like sketches or existing write-ups, and any time constraints that I should know about. From initial writings of what you seek, it appears you possibly desire confirmation for preparation and filing of a PA, and eventually a possible NPA. A search is best to be done first, with a talk together to see what specification and drawing has been already prepared. Given your interest presuming of completing quickly, combined with an unknown budget to complete the work, this can be further discussed at any time that is convenient to you to arrange a reasonable relation between work to be done and your allowable budget. I look forward to helping you in all ways for your patent needs. We can connect by any means at times convenient to you. Kind regards, Jonathan Jonathan Symmes, JD, MBA, BSEE Patent and Legal Consultant

    $64.44 /hr
    5 hours
    4.90
  3. Jackie V.

    Jackie V.

    Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    I am a dynamic, results-driven and highly efficient writer & communications strategist with extensive experience within a range of working environments. I have been recognized for my high level of integrity and positive, professional, hard working can-do attitude. I thrive in a high pressure environment and am able to prioritize multiple tasks and work resourcefully / effectively under stress and time constraints. M.S. - Public Communications B.A. - Public Communications & Spanish Essay Ares of Expertise: History (U.S. & European), Government, English Lit, Religion, & Communications (all areas from theory to journalism) Other Specialties: • Innovative and Proactive Messaging • Strategic Communications for Internal and External Audiences • Stakeholder Outreach (non-profit, grants, relationship building) • Public / Media Relations • MLA Style Guide

    $28.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.90
  4. Rebecca B.

    Rebecca B.

    Business Communication and Resume Writing

    United States - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 7

    My educational background has given me a solid understanding of organizational communication and human relations. While studying for my bachelor of arts, I developed and co-facilitated six workshops of various subjects, including intergenerational communication in the workplace and transformational learning. Studying for my master of human relations helped refine my understanding of human and organizational behavior, thus enabling me to better assess community needs and foster relationships between employee and employer. As a Job Placement Coordinator, I have become proficient at writing cover letters and resumes, as well as communicating diligently through written word with potential employers and local businesses. Most importantly, I am a life-long learner, seeking to always improve and never remain static. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to continue to develop professionally.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.81
  5. Justin M.

    Justin M. Agency Contractor

    Project Manager and Squarespace Specialist

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

    Driven by a genuine desire to contribute to the global creative community, Justin Raymond Merino founded kulturspace with fifteen years of diverse experiences in management, design and cultural environments in international organisations, he offers clients and collaborators a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and creative dexterity. Justin’s education includes Business Management studies at COC, a degree in Design and Visual Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, and in Film & Cinema from the University of London. A strong believer in self-advancement, he also studied Project Management at Pinnacle P.D., Exhibition Design at Node’s Center for Curatorial Studies, and participated in numerous educational programmes at Museum of Modern Art in New York. Spanning over a decade of supervisory practice, Justin’s multifaceted portfolio includes roles such as Operations/Merger Coordinator at Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Facilities Consultant for Warner Music Group, Project Manager within the International Television Department at Warner Bros. Studios, Head Coordinator at LuxeLab & ArtLab, and Facilities Coordinator at Los Angeles Fire Department, amongst others. His responsibilities ranged from overseeing a staff of 40+ people, to managing a US$1billion facilities remodel for Warner Bros. Studios. Justin’s progressive character, innovative ideas and communicational adeptness led to his appointment as Operations and Artist Relations Director at the Manhattan-based Artist Pension Trust in late 2011. His duties included handling of investments and corporate relations with over 700 clients in the UK, Los Angeles and New York, in addition to managing the global Operations and Logistics staff and business development. His hard work and dedication saw his prompt promotion in 2013 to Director General of the newly founded non-profit APT Institute, where he played an integral role in the development of the organisation’s concept, branding and marketing strategies. Justin’s focus now lies on nurturing and expanding kulturspace’s international presence as THE Creative(s) Agency, working with and for creative individuals and organisations to bring their ideas to life. He envisions a future where we’re able to devote ourselves to our individual creative pursuits, enriching our world with artistic, cultural and innovative visions, but doing so with the support of a larger collective - free from the limitations of a traditional brick-and-mortar setup. A native of Los Angeles, Justin Raymond Merino presently collects air miles living and working between Los Angeles, California and Berlin, Germany. Languages: English, ASL and Hebrew.

    Associated with: kulturspace

    $75.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  6. Robert Kohut

    Robert Kohut

    Training and Development Consultant

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 9

    Over the last 30 years I have worked as an Organization Development/Training Consultant and Developer for a variety of companies. My core competency is translating a body of knowledge into clear and concise English. I have written extensively on leadership and teamwork and converted many highly technical documents into user manuals for line managers. I was a Free-lancer for Science Research Associates on many IBM projects as well as for JaNell Learning Systems on several Motorola projects. I also ran my own consulting firm for several years.

    $27.78 /hr
    42 hours
    4.99
  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. Kevin K.

    Kevin K.

    Creative Ninja with Extraordinary Business Experience

    United States - Last active: 11/27/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    My objective is to succeed with integrity while creating a win/win strategy together with those who I team up with. The Valuable Final Product of this relationship should be continued financial and personal success for all involved! I've owned multiple businesses from start-ups to the traditional and I've lived around the world. My hobbies have ranged from motorsports to gaming. I'm a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record in technology and real estate investing who is looking for cool projects across a broad spectrum of interests. If you are looking to work with someone possessing an incredible work ethic and passion for trying just about anything once, let's see if we click and go from there!

    $27.78 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  9. Des Wienand

    Des Wienand

    Grant Writer, Creative Writer, & Non-Profit Management Consultant

    United States - Last active: 04/25/2012 - Tests: 4

    ** For grant writing, I charge $50/hour, plus 5% commission on successful grants, OR $100/hour with no commission. ** "Des, Your articles are very well written and I really look forward to growing our operation into something bigger so I can better compensate you in the future." -Current oDesk Client "We could not have landed that last Capital grant without you. Now our kids will have a new science center with your help to get over this final 'hump' and finish out our campaign with a bang!" -2011 Non-Profit Client (I wrote several grants for them) "Desiree- GREAT job on the article! You really know what you're doing. Thanks for all your hard work!" -Recent oDesk Client "Thanks for your help in editing my eBook. Your ideas really helped to bring everything together. It was great working with you and I'll let you know when I'm done with the next book." -Recent oDesk Client I am down-to-earth and easy to work with. I have the ability to manipulate words in creative, technical, and professional formats. I am intelligent and extremely internet savvy. Even if you just need a little help editing, I'm your girl. YOU tell me what you need and I can do it! A little more...  I have successfully worked as a high-level non-profit executive for 13 years with professional writing, grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and sales experience. After being encouraged by many to write professionally, I recently left the executive world and moved west to finish writing my book in Oregon and take a less-stressful fundraising position at a private school. Now I have extra time to contract my writing, marketing, and consulting talents to companies looking for a little extra help. Please find more details in my SKILLS section and please let me know if you have any questions.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00