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  1. Khairul M.

    Khairul M.

    A techno functional professional with work experience in the US & UK.

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10

    A sincere and dedicated freelancer with highest professional ethics. My skills include a combination of Technology, Project Management, Business Analysis and Business Consulting. Experienced in working with virtual teams across the globe. Extensive corporate experience of 17 years in large MNCs. In depth consulting experience in Software Testing, QA, Project Consulting, Process Improvement. High level of proficiency in business domains like CRM, Retail,Campaign Management, Banking, Healthcare. Proficient in technical and non technical writing in English - on a wide variety of subjects. I have worked at client locations in the USA and UK. Places I worked in the US are Boston, New York, California (Orange County),Houston (TX). In the UK I have worked extensively in London and Manchester. So I have direct experience of interacting with clients based abroad and can effectively use that experience to work for them in a virtual team. I have,during my regular employment,worked in the onsite-offshore model.

    $12.50 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Minot P.

    Minot P.


    Canada - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 11

    Freelancer, Canadian, 26. Minot attended college for Journalism-Print and is currently responsible for all articles and web-design for Guitar Justice Magazine. She assigns articles to a small staff and conducts interviews with independent bands, recording studios and musical entrepreneurs in Ontario, Canada. Minot has also worked for,,,, and more.

    $16.00 /hr
    2 hours
  3. Charlotte H.

    Charlotte H.

    Professional Story-Writer, Journalist, Researcher and Editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10/12/2014 - Tests: 7

    If you are looking for a passionate perfectionist, come to me with your writing needs. My writing skills and talents are varied and include academic, proofreading, instructional, creative, non-fiction, dramatic, comedic, and review writing. I have some experience with blog writing - for example: At school I graduated with the highest grade for English literature in my year. I also achieved a 2:1 university degree from Leeds, and my qualification from Cambridge University to teach English as a foreign language shows my fluency in and passion for English. So if you need help with grammar and punctuation, a poem, script, review or simply a couple of lines - you can rely on me to follow what you want with impeccable flair.

    $44.44 /hr
    23 hours
  4. Zoe Kozlowski

    Zoe Kozlowski

    Writer/VA/Program Mgr/QA/Social Media/Music

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    My areas of expertise are Writing; Program Management; Organizing information; Web Work and Quality Assurance Testing - System and End User, and Research. Social Media Marketing & Music Marketing My objective is to apply my acquired skills from the last 30+ years of experience to help clients achieve their goals.

    $11.11 /hr
    34 hours
  5. Ilya P.

    Ilya P.

    English to Russian translations, market research, e-commerce etc.

    Russia - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a native Russian speaker and professional translator fluent in English and Ukrainian. I have wide experience of translations outside the oDesk and Internet. Looking for interesting jobs in English/Russian/Ukrainian translations, proofreading, copywriting, technical-writing, transcripion, subtitling, keyword research etc. I will make for you: * English to Russian translation * English to Ukrainian translation * Russian to English translation * Ukrainian to English translation * Russian/Ukrainian transcription, proofreading, subtitling, tech-writing, SEO content writing, travel guides writing, URL name optimization * whatever you can offer according my skills =) Also: * Russian market research, keywords research * Russian e-commerce consulting * Social media marketing * Social media promotion Also my skills are: - Data Entry - Audio and video design (using Pinnacle Studio and another video editors) - WordPress/phpBB/vBulletin/IPB/OpenCart/Prestashop/Joomla admin./moderation - etc Strong computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Pinnacle Studio, ABBYY Lingvo, ABBYY FineReader, basic HTML, basic PHP, Honestly, I can use any software after 1 hour of Readme file reading and understanding =) Open to new challenges at a reasonable price!

    Groups: oTranslators

    $8.89 /hr
    1,322 hours
  6. Elmer Cruz

    Elmer Cruz

    Business Process Analyst

    Philippines - Last active: 11/10/2012 - Tests: 4

    Work with an organization to develop and implement effective processes for work and resource optimization. Experience: - Management system consultant and auditor for more than 10 years - IT Manager for 5 years - Consultant for development and implementation of training and education curriculum for 10 years - Health and beauty consultant for 1 year - Travel consultant for 3 years

    $33.33 /hr
    52 hours
  7. Patrick Cifone

    Patrick Cifone

    Customer Service Data Input Creativity Specialist

    United States - Last active: 07/25/2011 - Tests: 9

    For the last 30 years, I have performed and recorded both vocally and with guitars (electric and acoustic) in studios and venues from 20 to 2000 people. For the last 20 years, I have also been in Transportation management and logistics, ranging from ground bus and trucking to US Federal Airport Security. I have designed supervisory training courses and created data worksheets to compile information for government and private sector interests, working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint from Windows ME through XP and Office 97 to 2007. My skill set ranges from general office to creative speaking and musical projects.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,732 hours
  8. Ariane T.

    Ariane T.

    Client Relationship Manager

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10/16/2010 - Tests: 10

    Over the last 14 years, I have developed organisational skills, as well as transferrable project management skills. My forte lies in customer relationship building. I am seeking opportunities in business development. I also enjoy personal lifestyle management, from helping with relocation, to booking holidays, via personal shopper services. My hobbies are property refurbishment and planning events (weddings are my favourite). So I would be very happy to relieve you from the stress of it all.

    $15.00 /hr
    11 hours
  9. Yannie G.

    Yannie G.

    Data Entry Professional / Certified Public Accountant

    Philippines - Last active: 04/03/2012 - Tests: 4

    I am an accountancy graduate with knowledge in Intuit-QuickBooks. I also have experience in data entry. I have very good skills in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word. I've had some experience in writing research and other technical papers. I can do bookkeeping and other accounting work. I have high proficiency in English and creative writing is one of my hobby. I always ensure the quality of my work and I am detail-oriented as well as goal-oriented.

    $3.33 /hr
    11 hours
  10. Ma. Katrina L. Nuguid

    Ma. Katrina L. Nuguid

    M.Sc., Economics - Business Planner, Writer and Consultant

    Philippines - Last active: 03/14/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I help businesses achieve their potential, be it in writing for marketing communications, project management, Wordpress development and SEO development. I am well-organized and a disciplined worker and enjoy working with new clients. I have managed projects with a diverse group of businesses and industries for 10 years for businesses in agriculture & aquaculture, aviation, business process outsourcing, export of children's garments and furniture, events management, hotel & restaurant, online games, petroleum trading, semiconductor & electronics, retail, shipping, telecommunication, and waste management.

    $22.22 /hr
    657 hours