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  1. Shawn V.

    Shawn V.

    Creator//Exceler

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    Columbia MBA. US Army veteran. Ranked in top 0.02%. Tested top 1% in multiple skill areas. I am the founder, owner and sole operator of Red Nov Consulting, a firm that specializes in Excel consulting and financial analysis. I help businesses and individuals optimize their spreadsheets and create user-friendly, efficient, dynamic and unique solutions for their needs. I am fluent in visual basic (VBA) and have 15+ years experience working with Excel's advanced functions and features. I am a freelancer you can trust. I have performed 60+ jobs and received a perfect 5-star rating with multiple repeat clients. What clients are saying: - "Extremely responsive and knowledgeable." - "I can wholeheartedly recommend him." - "Went above and beyond." - "Shawn rocked!" - "Best you are going to find...period." - "One of a kind." - "Fast and professional." I hope to help you today.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,341 hours
    4.96
  2. Christina S.

    Christina S.

    Your project-Your way.

    United States - Portfolio: 7

    Giving you the personal touch your project requires - I bring to you over 17 years of creative and business writing. I specialize in script writing - for the stage, screen, TV, radio, phone, or video. Over 3 dozen of my short skits and full length stage plays have been performed for audiences in tens of thousands. No matter the length or purpose, my scripts will achieve the result(s) you desire. Looking for a telemarketing or sales script - I have over 17 years of professional experience with the nations leading call center corporations! Whether you need an outbound sales appeal or an internal customer service script I have you covered. My children's books, puppet shows and plays number in the dozens. There is something so gratifying about developing a character, imagining the world in which they live and then bringing them to life! Negotiable rates - quick turnaround - professional & friendly. Full time professional writer. US based. Visit www.christinasussmann.com

    $25.00 /hr
    9 hours
    4.97
  3. Shilpa Verma

    Shilpa Verma

    MBA, Independent Research and Writing

    United States - Portfolio: 5

    Research and analysis: Extensive experience in company and industry analysis using secondary research resources available. The combined background of engineering and finance, gives me the tools needed to understand the details of a business both from a manufacturing and business side. In addition to conducting in depth industry research reports, I have also worked with clients to research financial trends, and create company specific projects. Maintain an active blog as a passion for writing at www.shilpaverma.com

    $45.00 /hr
    4 hours
    4.47
  4. Nadine L

    Nadine L

    Transcriber, 110wpm, film/photo editor, tutor, writer

    United Kingdom

    Education: BSc Psychology (2:1) MA Philosophy of Biological & Cognitive Sciences (ongoing). I have experience in a wide range of jobs and projects including event organising, tutoring, film and photo editing, personal assistant for several start-up businesses and website design. If there are a range of jobs you need doing chances are I can help with all. Fluent in English including spelling and grammatical differences for UK and US English. Some French, German and Arabic. General: Speed typing (110 WPM), proofreading, grammar-checking, essay & article writing, general admin and computer work including but not limited to Powerpoint, Excel, SPSS, Photoshop CS5, iMovie, Final Cut Pro. Photo and video editing. Tutoring: up to (I)GCSE level in all subjects (not including 2nd language) A-level and Undergrad in Philosophy and Psychology, including Statistics & Research Methods and SPSS.

    $20.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  5. Tanja O.

    Tanja O.

    Not sure what to write (home) about? Let me help!

    Germany - Portfolio: 3

    My main goal when writing for you as my client: satisfy your needs 100%! With more than 8 years experience in journalism, online and print content creation, media strategy design and corporate communication consulting, I am hardly ever at a loss for the right words. I am fluent in German and English and work to make your project look and sound better. This way, you will reach and engage the audience you are targeting!

    $40.00 /hr
    20 hours
    0.00
  6. Johnathan Sweeney

    Johnathan Sweeney

    The Silent Innovator

    United States - Tests: 1

    Graduated with a bachelor degree in civil engineering technology and additional classes in mechanical engineering, I have had experience in residential, commercial and industrial construction trades. I have worked at a project manager as well as IT specialist for the various companies I have been at. I am able to effectively manage a project and provide support at any stage

    $27.00 /hr
    60 hours
    0.00
  7. Bhavna Vaish

    Bhavna Vaish

    Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a well read, talented and creative writer with a passion for quality. The creative processes of writing enthuse me. I am looking to expand my writing repertoire and continue on my journey of words and expressions. I would be happy to assist you in any kind of writing assignment that you may have. I also like to use my command over English for other assignment such as proofreading, transcribing (with proper grammar) etc where I can add value. I am an MBA with more than a decade of experience in Banking and Capital Markets and am now looking to work as a freelancer. I enjoy travelling to different parts of this wonderful planet, understanding different cultures and meeting new people. Cheers

    $29.44 /hr
    771 hours
    4.86
  8. Chad Stetson

    Chad Stetson Agency Contractor

    Prolific Writer, Editor, Project Manager

    Canada - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I’m currently a writer for eBay US, eBay UK, and eBay AU. I’ve written for many notable clients on oDesk on a long-term basis including Travelocity, Trefis, and Worldstart, as well as numerous individual clients. My feedback scores speak for themselves, as does the amount of money I have earned on this platform alone. My skills include writing, editing, and project management. I’ve worked in a variety of environments both online and offline, and have proven myself as an intelligent and dependable worker and leader. I’m a motivated individual who has put more than my fair share of blood and sweat into my work. I’ve held a variety of positions at various companies during my 10+ years in the professional world, including being an Owner, Communications Director, Project Manager, Editor, Copywriter, SEO Specialist, and Social Media Manager. If you’re looking to review my track record, I highly suggest reviewing my feedback comments and scores, or check out some of my portfolio pieces. A quick example of my published work can be found here: http://www.trefis.com/stock/wmt/articles/85156/wal-mart-looks-abroad-to-regain-momentum/2011-11-15 Educationally speaking, I hold a Bachelor of Arts (major in psychology) from the University of Manitoba. I'm currently completing a Master degree at Trinity Western University. Additionally, I've completed certification in Academic Writing and Religious Studies. If I seem like a match for you, don't hesitate to send me a message or an invitation to interview. I'm always open to discussing new projects and I'm constantly looking for more work. Additional samples and references available upon request. Cheers, Chad Stetson

    Associated with: YiDesigns Agency, Kinzer Projects, LLC Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    1,403 hours
    4.99
  9. Sercan C.

    Sercan C. Agency Contractor

    Multilingual Translator/CV Writer/Copywriter/Editor/Phone Support

    Turkey - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Native Turkish and English Speaker HR Business Consultancy Experienced for many years Executive Level CV & Cover Letter Builder/ Improver Fast & Accurate English, Turkish and Spanish Translation & Proofreading Daily output of 4,000 to 5,000 words in the following areas: • Business (General) • Marketing & Advertising • Information Technology • Academic Texts • Finance & Accounting • User Manuals and Technical Texts • Pharmaceuticals • Tourism Administration I have worked as professional translator for more than 5 years. In the meanwhile I completed many projects, including many articles translations and copywriting in English - Turkish & Spanish languages. Besides my translation projects, I am a creative writer, whose texts go beyond the borders. I have strong linguistic abilities and vast background in the respective domains. Proficient in Wordfast and dedicated to continuing professional development.

    Associated with: GLOBAL TRANSLATORS 24/7

    $16.00 /hr
    147 hours
    4.93