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  1. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    937 hours
    5.00
  2. Tammy L.

    Tammy L.

    Copywriter, SEO Optimizer, Content Marketer, Automotive Guru

    United States - Last active: 5 hours ago - Tests: 37 - Portfolio: 5

    If you need someone that is flexible, organized and able to take on any digital marketing task with minimal instruction and supervision, I am just the person you need! I specialize in original content creation for websites, sales copy, social media posts, blogs, articles, press releases and any other digital media you may need. For the past five years, I have been providing a broad range of custom content from product descriptions to complete websites and everything in between. My full range of writing, research and content marketing skills have allowed me to take on a variety of tasks and complete projects with a high-level of expertise no matter what the product or service may be. I understand the importance of creating content that is both easy for Google to index and provides the reader with information that keeps them engaged and wanting to find out more. I am also a skilled team leader that has managed a number of virtual teams. I understand the importance of communication and how important it is to be able to overcome the obstacles that are unique to managing a virtual staff. While I always have high expectations for any team member, I also make myself available to answer questions and provide any training needed. I am experienced in WordPress, Hootsuite, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and a variety of specialized software. I enjoy a challenge and learning new skills as well as offering my skills to help benefit any client that hires me.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,364 hours
    4.99
  3. Matthieu R.

    Matthieu R.

    Native French Translator Video Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 6

    Main objective : Find long term collaborative work contracts. Want to know more : After a French scientific Baccalaureate, I graduated from an international audiovisual and fine-art school - obtaining their two diplomas. Then, spent over 5 years working as a film, sound and video editor for 2 major post-production hubs in France, where I digitized, restored and handled many featured film productions from major movie catalogues (Universal, Canal +, Hammer productions, Cine cite, etc.) along world known TV series (Friends). I moved to the USA in 2001 where I started helping on numerous independent movie productions, theater play designs, directed several audiovisual and musical productions, managed low and medium budgets, edited multi-camera productions, edited TV spots, radio spots, created e-learning voice modules, screen captures, produced informative material and released published, licensed and copyrighted works. Softwares I use : the Adobe CS5, Final Cut Pro X & Motion 5, and Office from Microsoft just to name a few. On another hand, being a French native, I can create subtitles or translate dialogs for movies and manage European localization projects, from web-site to e-learning booklets to cooking recipes, technical documents and more... Currently the French localization provider for several interactive software companies, one translation agency and a major audiovisual products distributor. Thank you for considering my application. Looking forward to our collaboration.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $75.00 /hr
    531 hours
    4.96
  4. Nickalaus P.

    Nickalaus P.

    Marketing Specialist: Business Plan Development, Copywriter, Sales

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 14

    Nickalaus Patrocky- USA Native English Speaker Professional internet marketer ready to help companies grow and expand. Experience as a Project Manager, Internet Marketer, professional Copywriter, Creative Writer, and Wordpress Developer, provides me with the ability to help anybody reach their goals online or in the real world. From Landing Pages, to copywriting and Internet Products, you can expect crystal clear communication and prompt delivery. Internet Marketing: Research your market, find potential customers, and sell them your products! It’s that easy. …Well, it’s supposed to be. Whether you’re a content marketer or an online start-up, I deliberately craft the hottest and highest converting copy you will ever see. The goal here is to make you more profits. Copywriting: Between landing pages and product description writing, I can put together words in such a way that people will want to buy whatever it is you are trying to provide them with. My job here is to help people get out of their own way and purchase the wonderful and empowering product you have to offer them. Project Management: Asking good questions is the first step to accomplishing any large goal. As an experienced project manager, I have overseen and directed the operations of numerous online companies and start ups. Continual re-evaluation and benchmarking is the key to progress, therefore I dedicate a large portion of my time to ensuring meticulous observation and critical thinking is taking place. WordPress Developer: HTML, CSS, PHP, JS, MySQL, etc. Solid planning skills are the foundation to creating beautiful websites. Combining my skills as a project manager and internet marketer has given me the ability to design and create the most stunning WordPress sites on the internet today. Check out my portfolio for examples of my work. SEO: Search Engine Optimization is a modern day necessity. If people cannot find you and your company with Google then good luck growing and maximizing your potential. Put my experience in traffic generation and SEO to work! Contact me and tell me how I can help elevate your venture to the next level with outstanding service and speedy delivery (always). Thanks!

    $45.00 /hr
    57 hours
    5.00
  5. Bhavna Vaish

    Bhavna Vaish

    Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
    580 hours
    4.86
  6. Dolissa M.

    Dolissa M.

    Journalist and Mediamaker Can Help You Get Noticed

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 8

    My 20+ year career in communicating ideas has come full circle on the Web. I am a trained Journalist, Filmmaker, and former Fulbright Scholar who can work with you on a variety of writing, marketing, crowdfunding, and media needs. Special knowledge in film history, film criticism, and the arts. An American English native speaker, I also have a background teaching English as a second language.

    $55.00 /hr
    386 hours
    4.85
  7. Jackie V.

    Jackie V.

    Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

    United States - Last active: 23 days 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
  8. Rebecca B.

    Rebecca B.

    Business Communication and Resume Writing

    United States - Last active: 25 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
  9. Sue M.

    Sue M.

    Australian female voiceover artist with quality studio fast turnaround

    Australia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    With over four years of experience as a commercial radio announcer and news-reader, I am now working as a professional voice over artist. I have that elusive natural reading style, with a highly versatile voice. Everything from a warm, sensual read to corporate narration, mum next door and of course fun and high energy styles when required. I have a professional home studio, set up with quality equipment and can provide a lightening fast turn around - 6-24 hours depending on the job. I can do a multitude of voice over projects including radio, TV or digital commercials, promos, corporate video narration, podcasts, explainer videos, on hold messages and more. I'm happy to provide a free sample demo of your script prior to hiring, so you can see if my voice suits your needs. I am also a highly experienced Social Media Strategist, working in social media, communications and marketing for the last 9 years. I can advise you on how to grow and make the most of your company's social media presence. Hope to talk to you soon, Sue x

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.96