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  1. Samiullah Khan

    Samiullah Khan

    IT Expert | Mobile | Web | Embedded | Avionics Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    Sami has years of software development experience in C, C++, Qt, Java, C#, WPF, WCF, .Net remoting, Mono, VB, VB.Net, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP, ASP.Net, SQL and SQL Server. Since 2007 he has developed wide range of high quality and revenue generating software including real time applications, embedded software, web services, n-tire distributed applications, data acquisition software, database development and management, audio broadcast applications, software integrated electronics products and security software.

    $35.00 /hr
    65 hours
    5.00
  2. Dragan S.

    Java/J2EE Developer, JSF, Struts, Hibernate, JSP, Servlets

    Macedonia - Tests: 10

    Interests :Artificial Intelligence (neural networks, genetic algorithms, evolutionary programming, knowledge representation, games), problem solving, electronics, telecomincations, networks, wireless networking, crypting and crypting algorithms, Number theory, Mathematical Analysis, 3D Graphics.

    $17.78 /hr
    214 hours
    2.70
  3. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - 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
    1,045 hours
    5.00
  4. Anh N.

    Anh N.

    QA Engineer

    Vietnam - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

    My career goal is to become a QA manager or System analyst. To achieve my goal, I need to work on many kinds of related jobs. What I have learned, benefited from my current company are not enough. Thus I would like to do more QC jobs outside my company. I would like to do any tasks such as: website testing, system analysis, create or review user requirement/project specification, technical writer, data entry, data processing, etc.

    $3.33 /hr
    391 hours
    5.00
  5. Jared N.

    Jared N.

    PHD in HRM & Leadership, Expert Academic Writer (APA, HARVARD, MLA)

    Kenya - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Skype: jarred.nyachae Are you tired of switching contractors? Do you need the services of a reliable, swift and professional writer? Then, worry NO MORE! You have landed at the RIGHT contractor. I am an expert Academic/technical writer with 10+ years of experience in writing scholarly research papers & highly conversant with all major academic referencing styles (APA, Chicago, MLA & Harvard). I specialize in delivering A grade Academic/Technical Projects, Essays and Research papers for my clients. Am also exceptionally skilled in proofreading projects and Thesis papers using MS Word Track Changing option. My strength lies in the Arts, Communication, Marketing, Management, History, Business and Humanities and other fields in general. As a current PHD candidate, you can trust me with your academic projects, and expect A grade papers. Please take a moment and review the wonderful feed backs from my delighted clients. Delivering 0% plagiarized papers, high quality work, client satisfaction and 0% lateness are my top priorities. See my portfolio for a sample of my A grade academic papers. As a fluent English speaker, i have excellent communication skills, hence the quality of my work is guaranteed. Hire me first, get WOW-ed second. Why? Because as my client, I make sure to dedicate my time and all my resources to you. Besides, "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" – Gucci Family Motto. Thank You for reading my profile. Hope we will establish a long term commitment. Happy oDesking!

    $9.00 /hr
    135 hours
    4.95
  6. Mark Bosire

    Mark Bosire

    Expert Writer: Academic, Techinal, Website and Article Writing.

    Kenya - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    To share my writing skills and competently thrive to achieve success for my clients. I have great writing and verbal skills and the experience acquired over the years guarantees my clients quality work, delivered on time and unique. The field scope of writings I can do is wide therefore flexible to fit clients needs. These fields may include article writing, academic writing, technical writing or website content writing emphasizing on SEO articles. I can also adapt to any clients needs without compromising the quality of work that I do. Hire me and you won't regret it. Regards.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    4.92
  7. Mihaela H.

    Mihaela H. Agency Contractor

    ISQTB Certified Tester, Data Entry, Research, MS Office -Europe

    Romania - Tests: 17

    Gain experience while offer high quality services in testing, data entry and technical writing domains. My skills in the above domains were continuously improved during the last 4+ years, while working as a system integration tester in a big telecommunication company. This job involved the installation and the integration of servers followed by functional testing of the system, keeping an eye on the GUI and the usability aspects. Also, an important role was the test strategy and test cases writing. References available on request.

    Associated with: PFA

    $11.11 /hr
    2,539 hours
    4.97
  8. Jivah Therese Judilla

    Jivah Therese Judilla Agency Contractor

    Experienced in Customer Service and Guest Relations / Writer

    Philippines

    PROFILE Technical Communication Skills (fluent in written and spoken English) Sales & Marketing Skills (drafting quotations and forecasting sales reports) Negotiation Skills Computer Skills (Literate in MS Excel, Word, & PP; QuickBasic Programming) Organizational Skills Leadership Skills Excellent in Opera Version 5.0 Behavioral Interpersonal Skills Customer Relations Skills Team Work/Team Effectiveness Balancing Work and Personal Life CAREER GROWTH I. Guest Relations Executive Ramada Hotel Dubai Al Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai P.O. Box 7979 August 7, 2011 up to July 15, 2013 II.Professional Medical Sales Representative Winthrop Sanofi-Aventis Group June 20, 2010 – April 15, 2011 Job Description: -Achieving maximal sales and market share through personal promotion that is targeted for costumers. -Creating and executing a territory plan resulting in priority customers contracted with appropriate frequency and efficiency. -Implementing promotional strategies through patient – focused discussions. -Planning, Organizing and implementing special events in supporting the territory plan. -Drafting quotations &formulating monthly sales forecast to ensure target potential. III.HR Associate/ Company Nurse Human Resource - BENEFITS ePerformaxContactCenters& BPO 3/F JY Square Mall, IT Center, cor. Salinas Drive Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines April 4, 2008 – June 15, 2010 Job Description – HR duties: -POC for Leaves Monitoring. -Validates and/ Invalidates Leave Application Forms of employees. -Updates Leaves Monitoring Tracker. -Sweeping of 201 Files. -Facilitates completion of requirements that includes Government-Initiated and Company-Initiated Benefits. -Updates Tracker for Requirements Monitoring. -Assists New Hires for the NEO (New Employee's Orientation). -Prepares and completes Requisition of Supplies. -Completes Employee Background Check of newly hired employees. -Prepares nurse’s schedule. -POC for Company's Medical Emergency Salary Loan. Job Description – Company Nurse: -Facilitates Pre-Employment Medical Examination of New Hires. -POC for company's HMO provider that includes Enrollment, Plan Upgrade, Account Transfers, Deletion and other concerns. -Plans and Facilitates Human Resources Wellness Programs. -Attends to medical-related concerns of employees. -Prepares quotation, sales invoice, purchase orders and payment requests for company medical supplies IV. Staff Nurse Medical-Surgical Ward CebuVelezGeneralHospital F. Ramos Street, CebuCity August 2006 – September 2006 V. Staff Nurse Scrub Nurse/Circulating Nurse/Recovery Room Nurse Operating Room & Post Anesthesia Care Unit CebuVelezGeneralHospital F. Ramos Street, CebuCity September 2006 – November 2007 ACHIEVEMENTS / INVOLVEMENTS Philippine Nursing Licensure Examination June 2006 Passed Philippine Dept. of Labor & Education Voluntary Nursing Licensure Examination October 2007 Passed IELTS (International English Language Testing System) September 2009 Passed Top 1 (Female Category) – Converse Youth Achievers Circle June 2004 Philippine ChristianGospelSchool (PCGS) – Student Council Secretary SY 1999-2000 PhosAlethia Asst. Editor-in-chief – School Magazine Writer SpeechArtsCenter Graduate in Public Speaking Summer 2000 Young Image Course Course completed – summer 1999 Star Employee awarded May 2012 Employee of the Month – November 2012 , January 2013 Ramada Hotel Dubai SEMINARS/TRAININGS Sanofi Aventis – Winthrop IMPACT Program Sales & Marketing Strategy Training May 24-June 4, 2010 Dept. of Labor & Employment 5S Workshop and Installation February 17, 2009 Basic Life Support Training Epifania Mendoza Velez Memorial Hall CebuCity 51st VNAA Founding Anniversary with the theme: "Upholding Professionalism through Charm and Confidence" Epifania Mendoza Velez Memorial Hall CebuCity Member of Velez Nurses Alumni Association Member of Philippine Nurses Association Member of Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines

    Associated with: Virtual E-ssist

    $7.00 /hr
    448 hours
    4.60
  9. Diego San Miguel

    Diego San Miguel Agency Contractor

    Administrator / Project Manager / Researcher

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 15

    Over the last 10 years, I have worked as a chief operations officer and a project manager, leading teams in website development, home development, research analysis, and helicopter operations. I am a team leader, with the work experience to not only lead teams, but to add creative insight into the work being done. In addition to project management, my work history includes: web design, web development, community management, research analysis, news editing, technical writing, game design, customer service, promotions, sales, construction, risk management, technical drawing, emergency response (utility), and commercial fishing. As an individual, I am driven to exceed expectations and provide the best quality support, communication, and work in every task I undertake. I look forward to working with you, and helping you reach your goals.

    Associated with: The Vision Quest Team Agency

    $10.00 /hr
    42 hours
    5.00
  10. Israr Ahmad Khan

    Israr Ahmad Khan

    Senior Joomla, JomSocial, WordPress, eDirectory, PHP, MySQL Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 17

    To seek a challenging position in IT industry, which offers a competitive and challenging environment along with development and growth opportunities where my experience, skills and abilities could best be utilized. I’ve 7+ years of solid experience in custom web development using PHP, MySQL and web 3.0 technologies. I always try to deliver high quality services to my clients by enforcing coding standards so my code is clean, understandable and other developers don't have problems working with it. I have strong command in Arca eDirectory, Joomla, Wordpress, CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery. I’ve perfect skills in the communication with clients. I have great expertise in Widget development using APIs. Now I am confident to customize or enhance any PHP based software either open source or commercial, CMS, framework and shopping cart. Checkout my portfolio to get an idea about my expert level.

    Groups: JomSocial

    $18.00 /hr
    2,672 hours
    4.52