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  1. Bruce B.

    Bruce B.

    Seasoned filmmaker specializing in editing and Visual FX.

    United States - Last active: 11/14/2014 - Tests: 1

    Within a variety of creatively challenging and deadline-driven environments, my experience spans narrative shorts and features, corporate video and broadcast news. These diverse experiences have also taught me how to effectively interact with clients from different corporate and creative cultures while remaining true to myself. I personally possess the full complement of Adobe CC and CS6 applications, plus Lightwave 3D, which reside on both a laptop and a powerful workstation at my location. The workstation also includes Avid Media Composer. Please explore my online portfolio

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Natalie H.

    Natalie H.

    Expert Graphic Artist with over 15 years experience

    United States - Last active: 12/04/2014 - Tests: 2

    I have been a Graphic Artist for over 15 years, and I have extensive experience designing for both print and web. I am very skilled in all Adobe design products, Quark, Flash animation and RWD. I have created a large number of recruitment websites for high-end clients (including responsive web design). Print ads, book designs, illustrations, infographics, emailers, Flash animation, logos, websites and brochures are all part of my portfolio. Examples of all are available. I provide extremely high quality, clean designs, I am very professional and I look forward to working with you and making sure you are happy with the end product.

    $28.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Patent Research Associate

    India - Last active: 15 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    A Computer Science & Engineering professional who is highly accomplished, quick learner regarded by peers and mentors as an achiever always committed to excellence & looking for new challenges always ready to have knowledge and develop his abilities. Currently working with Texas Instrument as Senior Patent Research Associate. I am responsible for handling day to day activities of the projects. Spearheading the team to deliver good quality reports within deadlines. Coordinating with the QA team to check on project deliverables. Preparing various kinds of reports like Prior-art Search, Patentability Search, Design Search, Invalidity Search, Patent Map and Non-Patent Literature Search. Performing patent searching, patent analysis, patent mapping and report preparation.Utilizing various patent searches Database like IPO, USPTO, EPO, Google Patent, SIPO, PAJ, Patent Scope, Kipris. Handling the projects in subject domains like Electrical, electronics, mechanical and computer related inventions and many other new inventions. I am looking for freelance work in my profile. So any opportunities regarding in the IP or patent field. Please let me know about any work. Thanks & Regards Jaspreet Singh

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Luca P.

    Luca P.

    Translator / Content Writer / Designer / Marketing Manager

    Australia - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 5

    During my 12 years’ experience in graphic and web design, office administration, translating, content writing, marketing and customer service, I have had the pleasure to work in many fields and particularly in the fashion and jewellery industries with numerous accomplishments. I worked with major brands including Vogue, Chanel, Cartier, Versace, Brosway and was involved in main international events such as the Vicenza Gold Fair, the Gemological Institute of America’s Symposium in San Diego, the CAPE conference in Lancaster, the glass and stone fairs in Milan and Dusseldorf as well as many others across the world. I am proficient in the use of various PC software including MS Office and Adobe Suite. Moreover, I am fluent in English and Italian. I also posses a decent Spanish and have recently commenced a basic German course. I have extensive experience in both multimedia and print elaborates as I participated in the creation of logos, magazines, trend-books, newsletters, marketing material, catalogues, advertisements, video-shows, websites and interactive presentations. In addition, I am familiar with the most relevant social networks and their potential in promoting businesses as well as other main online platforms such as Google Adwords. Furthermore, I have also had experience in the very first phases of the designing process: from research to sketches, photography and on throughout the whole production pipeline up to the final product. While being self-motivated, I am also known as a team player. I believe in straight forward cooperation as it brings the best results for the business and consequently for everyone’s career. Meeting deadlines and working under pressure is what I’m accustomed to. I am goal-oriented in order to ensure the clients’ requirements are translated into successful products.

    $19.99 /hr
    1 hours
  5. Panagiotis Mouzakis

    Broadcast animator

    United Kingdom - Last active: 08/29/2014 - Tests: 1

    I am a broadcast animator with over ten years experience in the field of motion graphics, 3d modelling and animation, real-time graphics systems and live events. Over this period I have worked on various projects such as station branding (station Id's, on-air graphics), Virtual Studios, Trailers, Live productions, info graphics and commercials. Samples of my work can be seen on my website portfolio at

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Matt Lefler

    Matt Lefler

    Talented Videographer, Editor, DJ and Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 09/19/2014

    Hey all! My names Matt and I'm a variable jack-of-all-trades when it comes to multi-media. I've been editing and writing short films and commercials since I was 14, began designing with Photoshop & Illustrator a few years later, and started my mini-career as a DJ and Producer at 20. I've continued to work constantly to improve and keep up with the drastically changing world of each of those areas and I guarantee you final products that look pristine and professional. Video & Editing - I currently work for Dolphin Video Productions in Scottsdale as an independent contractor filming everything from football games to musical performances to videos for legal and court proceedings. We've recently gotten into weddings and have created some great promotional videos in that area. Whatever you need captured, I can do it! I film with a professional Canon HD XHA1 camera, have professional audio recording equipment, lights, and even underwater cameras! In the last few years I've also picked up After Effects and you'll see in many of my recent work some really fantastic animations. I specialize in animated-logos for your business or personal projects and add them to the videos I create at no extra charge! Many of my recent videos can be viewed at Design - I also work part-time as the head designer at a local print-shop. I help create the Jerseys for the AZ Diamondbacks, Coyotes, and many other teams. I also design t-shirts, flyers & more for companies all over the valley. I've worked on projects centered around everything from complex DVD covers to web-advertisements. These skills also help my video/editing work, helping to make each project a work of art. Contact me at and I'll send you my portfolio. I work out of my home studio which contains everything a professional video/design studio should. DJ - Although I've only been spinning for 5 years, my DJ persona "Matt Fox" has played in some really great places like WMC in Miami (playing right after Paul Oakenfold), Denver CO, and yearly headlining Phoenix Pride for a crowd of 4,000 people; just to name a few. Although I've worked up to playing large shows, I love playing smaller events as well. Contact me today to discuss bookings. You can find videos of my performances at and listen to some of my mixes (including my original tracks) at I'm currently signed to the Carillo Music Label ( and recently sold a track to Razer Games. FEES Depending on what the project is, my fees can fluctuate, however I normally work between $20 and $50 an hour. I'm very open to working out a one time fee for projects as well.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Rami Nasrallah

    Rami Nasrallah

    Creative Web Designer

    Jordan - Last active: 05/11/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over fourteen years of design experience, and have been a part of design and development projects for many exceptional companies during those years, including many companies wins awards as Jordan Web Awards. I specialize in standards-based XHTML, CSS and JavaScript web development & Flash Design. Each site I develop is built to be search engine friendly, using the latest development principles and techniques. I'm extremely passionate about the web, design and many IT fields.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Earl F.

    Earl F.

    Marketing Specialist

    Canada - Last active: 03/08/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a master of creating effective and entertaining presentations. You'll never get Death by powerpoint from me. Engage me if you're interested in having an excellent powerpoint or keynote presentation created to really wow your audience. I'm also a specialist in creating sales funnels. If your business is looking to find other ways to earn income from the same amount of work you're already doing, give me a shout. -=- Earl Flormata is a marketing swiss army knife. Capable of everything from managerial status to running the entire marketing gauntlet himself, Earl can move mountains in any marketing role. Everything from content marketing, authority site building, presentation design and creation, script writing, video creation, marketing and process automation, voiceover work or pitching from a stage to deliver your message - he’s a one man Marketing army. With more than 15 years of sales, marketing and technical experience to bring to the table, the ROI Earl brings is multifaceted. While freelancing, Earl oversees the corporate marketing direction and strategy for multiple companies, including sales, support, consulting, marketing, as well as JV alliances and channel sales. He focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation, creativity, technology and customers. Earl has sold over 50MM worth of products both online and off. Everything ranging from physical to digital and from many arenas such as Finance and Software. A programmer since the age of 5, he’s always had an interest in technology and has done high end support contract work for such agencies as NASA and the Pentagon. An educator and public speaker, Earl is a strong evangelist for anything that manages to hold and capture his attention.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Joshua Taylor

    Joshua Taylor

    Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering

    United States - Last active: 10/27/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Self-motivated and goal oriented professional seeking employment as a materials engineer where I can apply my skills in R&D, oral and written communication, leadership, team work, and problem solving. I also make logo intro videos. If you want your logo put into any of my videos then please let me know. Here are the videos that I can make for you: I am also looking for virtual work. This could include being a virtual assistant to editing technical papers. If you would like my skills then please contact me.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Margaret Chung

    Margaret Chung

    Voice Overs for All: Documentaries, Animation, Ebooks, Games

    United States - Last active: 03/25/2014 - Tests: 1

    Margaret has over 10,000 hours on the mic recording animations, chanting for children's books, Margaret --the voice of a lively, dynamic, refreshing, youthful, smooth, fun, and professional woman. She is easy to work with, yet meticulous about the details, esp. those dealing with sounds and nuances. With over 10,000 hours on the mic --hosting live radio shows and recording the gamut of: CFs, Narrations, Radio Campaigns, Navigation Systems, ARS, Ebooks, Games, Cell Phones, and Audiobooks, she will dazzle you. If you're looking for Style and Finesse with Confidence and Professionalism, Margaret's your voice.

    $111.11 /hr
    0 hours