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Jobby Benoza

Jobby Benoza

Online Freelancer

Philippines - Tests: 4

I aim to build a successful and thriving career here at by providing excellent and quality service to discerning clients. I am a goal-oriented person, handles deadlines and pressure with grace, and I also have a good command of the English language. I am a gamer by heart, a teacher by trade and a professional person all-around. I am into sports, movies and loves reading.

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
2,968 hours

Courtney Neil

Courtney Neil

Skilled Communications Practitioner, Data Analyst and Lead Generator.

Jamaica - Tests: 2

I am a humble and hard working individual who works very well with other persons. I have a plethora of experience in mass communication, public speaking, and relating with individuals. I have also recently acquired experience in data analysis, lead generation and data entry. I am currently a tertiary level student at Northern Caribbean University, and I have also worked in various organizations; for example: Guidance Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Helped surveys throughout the school Also worked as a receptionist. Also did paper work. Aided in counseling troubled individuals Health Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Filing Paper work Worked at front desk Police Station- Junction St. Elizabeth Worked at front desk Dealt with a wide array of persons In five (5) years I plan to have successfully graduated University with my bachelors degree in Mass Communication and minor in Psychology, and would've already settled down in a successful organization. Success is granted through hard work, and hard work is what I do best.

$7.00 /hr
1,034 hours

Aimee V.

Aimee V.

Experienced Consultant, Writer and Graphic Medic

United States - Tests: 29 - Portfolio: 16

Have you ever hired a designer to create the perfect work but they didn’t quite capture your vision? Did you find the ideal freelancer but they had to bail out before finishing the project? Were you satisfied with your contractor but the agreement didn’t include revisions and you need a change made yesterday? I can fix that for you, stat. My specialty is doctoring, editing, retouching, re-creating and otherwise improving designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. I draw my own elements, find great stock and match your layout to make that almost-perfect image into exactly what you were looking for. That’s not all though. I also write high quality, well-researched keyword-rich content, edit and proofread existing written work, offer exceptional customer experience support and training, and provide many other solutions for the enrichment of your business. If you experience the occasional emergency that requires an experienced graphic medic or if your workload is overflowing and you need someone who knows how to triage, save me as a favorite or hire me today!

$35.00 /hr
780 hours

Paolo A.

Paolo A.

Graphic Designer / Content Writer

Philippines - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 6

I work fast without compromise to quality. 8 years combined experience in Graphic Design and Content Writing. 5 years combined experience in Technical Support and Customer Service. Skilled with relevant experience in: Advertising, Public Relations, Creative Writing, Proofreading and Editing Currently interested in: Music, Voice Acting, JavaScript, PHP and SQL Programming. Finished Bachelor's Degree in Communications Major in Advertising.

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
3,092 hours

Jesper S.

Jesper S.

Skilled in languages and culture

Denmark - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Profile description: Top strengths: 1. International understanding. 2. 3 languages: English, German and Danish. 3. The ability to plan and organize. 4. Seeing simple and effective solutions. My name is Jesper Skov – a Dane with a flair for marketing, language and culture. I have a BA in English communication and marketing, and love my daily interaction with both language and culture. I have worked in different sectors trough out the years, which all had something to do with either language or communication. I have worked at firms selling everything from power tools, safety equipment to website development. Translating from English to Danish is one of my strongest assets, and I have been doing so for almost 5 years now. Most of the work has been technical translation, which gave me the tools to learn about a new product or field fairly quickly, to ensure correct translation. During the day I work at an marketing agency, helping clients increase their sales and get there message out. We create Social Media Campaigns, Webpages and write campaign texts. In addition to my marketing work, I work as a teacher for the elderly twice a week, to ensure a seamless transaction from the analogue world into the digital. When I'm not teaching I volunteer as as a computer expert at the local elderly center, helping the elderly with everything from writing an email to their loved ones, to fixing virus infected computers. I know the importance of deadlines and high-quality work, and when I say yes to help with a task I dedicate time and energy to complete it perfectly. Extracts of Social Media work: Linkedin profile: Additional information: In 2013 I lived in Tokyo, Japan for half a year to study the Japanese culture, and I was amazed when I saw how things could be done completely different than the Danes would have done it. This experience thought me to see solutions and answers in almost everything. It was an amazing experience.

92% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
7 hours

Jonathan Albert Uy

Jonathan Albert Uy


Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I intend to do my best in any way I can and to be a responsible and efficient affiliate adhering to company's policies and standards. I've been working for almost 5 yrs now. Currently working in a BPO company current position is Recruitment Officer and Home Based Email Marketer. Also worked at a Lending and Investment Company. Also worked as a Graphic Designer. Handled phone calls for both inbound and outbound. Trained to handle interviews for applicants and interns. Encoder. Etc...

$5.56 /hr
1,149 hours

Heherson Salvador

Heherson Salvador

Freelancer, Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I am an Electrical Engineer by profession with passion in technical writing and article writing. I am proficient in Microsoft office tools like Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, Internet and also AutoCAD. I am hardworking and always strive to meet customer requirements to develop a long term relationship.

$5.00 /hr
6 hours

Jérôme G.

French student in engineering (majoring in physics)

France - Tests: 3

Student in Engineering in Mines de Saint-Etienne, France, majoring in materials science and minoring in quantum mechanics. Currently able to speak three languages: French (native language), English (bilingual) and Spanish (B1-B2), and learning two more (Japanese and Chinese). Has a wide interest in literature and art in general.

$10.78 /hr
600 hours