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Jose M.

Jose M.

Translator, Proofreader, Copywriter, Office Manager, CRM

Spain - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

Freelance diligent Translator English, French, Italian and Portuguese into Spanish using SDL Trados Stuido 2014. Specialised in general medicine, pharmacy, engineering, food processing, chemistry, law and tourism. However, areas of interest encompass diverse subjects being able to render excellent translations in topics beyond the specialization fields. Graduated in Engineering and Modern Languages with masters studies in Quality control and Finances, have mathematical ability to explain payments and financial terms. Strong negotiation skills and the ability to explain financial matters firmly and clearly. Detail orientated, proven ability to improve existing procedures and implement new methods and solve problems. Solid working experience of Twenty years in varied international environments and fields such as quality control, production, research and development, logistics, customer services, marketing and billing & collections, applications testing, allowing the identification of key areas to get results. Written and Oral communication skills in Spanish, English, French, Italian and Portuguese. Exceptional interpersonal skills with an aptitude for building rapport with a diverse range of people. Ethical and reliable. Able to understand relevant legislation concerning data protection and harassment; IAPDA certified. Studies and working experience in Web Design, e-reputation, community management, protocol, osteopathy, photography and business communication. Excellent skip tracing capacities, respect for established procedures and communication effectiveness inspiring confidence. Persuasive and persistent, with the sensitivity to deal fairly with people in often difficult situations, staying calm under pressure.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,056 hours

Adela T.

Adela T.

Creatologist | Content Strategist | Project Manager |

Romania - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

Experience makes the difference between the average and the excellent. In creating online experiences that matter, you need a dedicated professional who works hard and has native skills - qualities I own and use with great respect towards the team I work with and your audience. How can your presence be different, unique and appealing in an online environment many times ruled by cliches and patterns? By adapting rules and innovating according to your distinct needs. By believing in all the differences people share and striving to customize your online presence accordingly. From the name of your company to deploying a project, your business has to speak to various people's needs and relate to their feelings. By helping you communicate who you are through a reliable online experience from start to finish, I support your causes and give others reasons to believe in you. If you feel we're on the same length, than we have a professional future together and I'm looking forward to sharing my skills and commitment with you and your business.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
2,584 hours

Jose Erick Gonzaga

Jose Erick Gonzaga

Virtual Assistant, Personal Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

My previous work experience catering to different clientele has developed my skills in various fields. My objective is to provide excellent services on, but not limited to; Transcription, Data Entry, Email Response Handling, Personal/Virtual Assistant, Web Research, Blog & Article Writing/Commenting, Creative & Technical Writing, Email Marketing and other Administrative Support tasks. 02/04/15 I have been a contractor with oDesk for 4 years plus now. And over those years I have catered my services to clients with various needs, hence I have developed and acquired more skills. I never close my door for new, exciting and better opportunities.

98% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
7,098 hours

Amber K.

Amber K. Agency Contractor

Project Manager / HRManager /Recruiter/WebResearcher/Content Moderator

Pakistan - 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!

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
6,637 hours

Andrei Volkov

Andrei Volkov Agency Contractor

Linux specialist (Sec/Opt/Dev, C/Perl/Python/PHP/BASH)

Belarus - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

Important: ------------------- Enhanced shield of your Web application with mod_security! Should be always. It is task #1 after installation ANY web application! ------------------- About Me and more: ------------------- I have over 16 years of work experience with Linux systems. This is the list of software and technologies with which I deal. This list is not full and expands day by day. I always can find right decisions if I found some problems. And I am always interested in looking for mostly economical and productive solutions. Of course, Cpanel, WHM, Webmin, Plesk .... I know how are working these web-wrappers and I support their. I can will tune and to make the checking of these wrappers. But that more important !! I can work without this))) Directly use configuration files of services and etc etc. Usually, it is better way on dedicated servers. ) TCP, IPv4 , IPv6, IPX ... - WiFi, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... - SElinux, Apparmor, Smack, Tomoyo ... - LAMP ( Apache, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Mysql, Mongo), REDMINE ... - Cpanel, Zpanel, ISP ... - MySQL clustering and replication DNS servers ... - SENDMAIL, EXIM, POSTFIX (POSTFIXADMIN,MYSQL,DOVECOT,POLICYD) ... - HPC system: Torque, Maui, Moab for HPC clusters, Infiniband, FC interconnect, iSCSI, SCST, DRBD, OFED, OPENMPI ... - OpenLDAP ... - VPN with OpenVPN, PPTP, StrongVPN ... - Nagios, Zabbix, Ganglia, OSSEC ... - SVN, CVS, GIT ... - KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Proxmox ... - NBD, RAID, LVM ... etc etc During these years I have been in a large number of tasks related to administration of network devices, as well as with simple and complex server systems. I manage servers for the HPC tasks and for network infrastructure of Internet and Intranet - DNS,DHCP,*FTP,HTTP(S),MAIL etc etc. The main goals - the monitoring of the performance and the security. I also implement tasks of data backup and troubleshooting, support for the users. I have comprehensive work skills with systems based on Debian, Redhat, CentOS, SLES, OpenSuse. I've got more than 8 years of experience in developing the different software with use of C, Perl, Python, Bash, HTML on system and user levels. For example, very important skill in developing and the modification of RPM packages (rpmbuild, rebuild, kernels), custom kernels and etc etc. ------------------- Often: ------------------- How the standart service for VPS's and VDS's projects and dedicated servers: IDS, IPS, the control of contents of log's files, the control of load of the cpu, the memory, the hard disks; the backups of the databases and the files; install or update software, consultations. Emergency call via sms to cell phone. ------------------- STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. VERY OFFTEN: IF YOURS WP WAS HACKED 1. disable plugins 2. execute # diff -r dir1 dir2 3. repeat for plugins if you have last version of WP code: ~ 80% cases - problems: plugin low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 15% cases - problems: theme low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 5% 0day of WP also you need disable all shell function in php and enable suphp/suexec modes. STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. I am getting a lot questions about reliability and quality distributives/clones Ubuntu. Results on practice - Ubuntu clones - worst for server. It is truth. If you $buntu guy, I can't help you right now. I only can recommend Debian way for server. =============== 3. Nginx of course is good program. For small/middle vps. But in serious projects - apache. Nginx will be suitable for frontend. It is only practice. Always for all web application should be mod_security module. Firewall of level of web application on 7 level of OSI. Each web application/site should be under own user in environment of vps or on dedicated servers. =============== 4. By topic Wordpress. For optimisation services of OS , namely system IO(type of disks or partitions) and DB(type of engines of tables), need to use empty installation (default variants). Most problems of work WP contains in itself - customized plugins or themes. For analyze pages need begin with such services as =============== Sunday - day of rest. Or in emergency case - payment with double rate. best regards, Andrei / PS: With love from USSR. ;-)

Associated with: UPWORK.LINK

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
1,023 hours

Marissa A.

Marissa A. Agency Contractor

Expert Translator and Transcriptionist: English, Spanish, Italian

United Kingdom - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

Since 2010, I've been working as a translator and transcriptionist for different companies. I can translate from/to English and Spanish and from Italian into Spanish and English. My grammar and spelling skills are excellent. I also do editing & proofreading in Spanish. I have experience doing Spanish audio transcriptions wih a fast turnaround. I can deliver a Spanish audio transcription directly translated into English at a great price and high quality. My typing speed is 82wpm, which means I can do the job quite fast, I pay great attention to detail and follow the instructions given by the client. Since I started working through oDesk and Elance (now UpWork), my goal was to build a great reputation. I have achieved it by gaining the trust of all my clients , and delivering an excellent service on time. This is reflected in my overall perfect reviews' score of 5. I am certain that my translations will be accurate and idiomatically sensible. I am a very organized, responsible and dependable person. Deadlines will be met. If you are looking for translations in other languages, please contact me. I manage a team of translators that I've personally assessed to ensure they provide the best quality at good prices. All the translations are proofread by native speakers of the target language. We translate technical, medical, legal documents, website content, brochures, etc. We also provide DTP service at affordable prices if needed. Some of the languages offered: Thai, Indonesian, French, Tagalog, Dutch, German, Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Russian, Spanish, etc. Please ask. Software: Trados, Express Scribe, Microsoft Office, OCR.

Associated with: SLS Specialists in Language Services

94% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
2,796 hours

Silviu  iustinian M.

Silviu iustinian M.

Account Manager/Customer Support

Romania - Tests: 16

Writing requirements both functional and quality requirements, software requirements specifications.Worked on projects for DFS (german air traffic control), Deutsche Bahn, EADS. Customer support for both hard- and software. Account and Sales Manager for international companies. Management and business consulting.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
11,424 hours

Caroline Fakhr-Laure

Caroline Fakhr-Laure

French German Spanish English team lead, translator, customer support

Greece - Tests: 15

Use my language skills (French, German: native, English Spanish : fluent) for project management/administration, research, localization, writing, customer service, simple translations, in short: anything that might help your business.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
8,178 hours

Milagros Teixido

Milagros Teixido

English - Spanish Translator and Online Marketeer

Argentina - Tests: 1

I'm an innovative and proactive professional, with excellent multitasking and interpersonal skills. Able to perform efficiently in fast–pace environments. I have extensive knowledge and experience in Translations, Customer Care, Marketing, Online Advertising and Ad Serving Tools. Great organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, fully committed to achieve and maintain high quality standards. For the past 10 years I've been working on: - Standardization of commercial documents (in both English and Spanish). - Development of training documentation (in both English and Spanish). - Production of promotional copy on Web sites, newsletters, and training assets for the English speaking market. - Coordination of outsourced translation services for other languages (such as German, Chinese, Russian, Dutch, French, Portuguese) including resource selection, copy approval and QA. - Facilitation between Account Managers, Customer Care and Development to decrease turn-around and delivery times. - Web solutions and Internet marketing consulting: including bilingual copy writing and SEO - Customer support and consulting on ad serving tags implementation, best practices and problem solving.

$27.50 /hr
1,887 hours