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  1. Diastri Satriantini

    Diastri Satriantini

    Researcher | Virtual Asst | Transcriber | Indonesian Translator

    Indonesia - Last active: 5 hours ago - 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.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,196 hours
    4.98
  2. Rattana S.

    Rattana S.

    Offer professional Lao translation and financial analysis

    Laos - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have a strong knowledge in financial securities and economic analysis. I am not too shy to tell you that I am a professional trader. My profession is a translator of English to Lao and Lao to English. Guarantee: - Quality work with efficiency. - Good time commitement and well organized. - Self motivated

    $6.67 /hr
    12 hours
    5.00
  3. Franck Eddy Mbolo

    Franck Eddy Mbolo

    InternationBusiness Operations/ French-English Translation

    China - Last active: 1 month ago - 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 Alibaba.com 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
    5.00
  4. Sophany Touch

    Sophany Touch

    Project Coordinator/Translator

    Cambodia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I have more than 8 years of experiences in planning and coordinating of community development projects on environmental conservation and poverty alleviation. With the currently position of Community-Based Eco-tourism project Coordinator in Chi Phat, Cambodia, I have leaded this project to become a top ten Community-Based Eco-tourism project in the world and outstanding project in the national wide. To bring this above project to be succeeded, I have integrated all my professional skills and experiences as the followings: • Researching skills • Project planning and implementing • Monitoring and evaluation • Leadership skill • Conflict resolutions skill • Communication skills • Marketing skill • Sustainable tourism skill • Translating skill Additional, I also have experiences on developing training materials and providing capacity building to local community to own and manage their sustainable projects.

    $12.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  5. Andrey Sarapulov

    Andrey Sarapulov Agency Contractor

    Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    Experienced bilingual European based Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager with 8000+ upwork(ex-odesk) hours with background in Robotics & Business. Self taught Front End Developer (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, underscorejs, handlebarjs) with experience in Zendesk Help Center customisation, Zendesk app development, Zendesk API and Google Scripts. Familiar with all aspects of Zendesk including configuration, optimisation and integration with external systems. Over the last 5 years I was involved into all sort of Zendesk projects starting from single Agent instances going up to complex large implementations which cover: - Help Center customisations - Zendesk app development - migrations - integrations with other systems - process design and optimisation - account health check etc. For the last 3 years I am heavily involved into Project Management areas helping small and mid size business from variety of industries to accomplish their goals. Projects I been involved into covered - Customer Service organisation - Launching new business and startups - Developing processes for Support, Service - Custom development projects (front-end, back-end, widgets & apps, web services) - Processes optimisation and improvements etc. Being self taught Front End Developer I build a number of Zendesk Help Center designs, Zendesk Apps, Google Script driven web services. Also, managed and consulted other front end developers on Zendesk related areas. I am familiar with technologies likes: - HTML - CSS - JavaScript and jQuery (including AJAX) - underscorejs & handlebarjs - Google Scripts Tags: zendesk, project management, front end developer, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

    Groups: oTranslators, Pro Customer Service

    Associated with: Andrey Sarapulov [company]

    $25.00 /hr
    8,360 hours
    5.00
  6. Amber K.

    Amber K. Agency Contractor

    Project Manager / HRManager /Recruiter/WebResearcher/Content Moderator

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - 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!

    $11.11 /hr
    6,479 hours
    5.00
  7. Sergio A.

    Sergio A. Agency Contractor

    Agile Project Manager and Lead Developer

    Spain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    Important: although I'm new to Upwork, 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. ---- 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

    $40.00 /hr
    44 hours
    4.92
  8. Christian P.

    Christian P. Agency Contractor

    Social Media and SEO Expert - since 1998

    Austria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 1

    My two core competencies are social media optimization and translation (English/German). As a native German-speaker and thanks to my seven-year stay in South Africa I have insight into how languages are actually used compared towhat you learn in school. I have worked as a freelance translator and am doingtranslations now through odesk.com. Over the past 15 years I have worked in different fields of administration, sales, social media and search engine optimization. I worked 10 years in Austria both in sales and SEO before I moved to South Africa to be in sales for an online shop of a large electronic consumer company. I currently live in Austria working as a self-employed social media consultant and translator.

    Associated with: Carantania

    $34.90 /hr
    3,962 hours
    4.96
  9. Arleen N.

    Arleen N.

    Japanese Translator JLPT 1, Transcriptionist, Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 06/23/2014 - 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.

    $11.11 /hr
    117 hours
    4.80