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Sarah F.

Sarah F.

Words lover.Writing in French, translation, voice.

Turkey - Portfolio: 5

Native French speaker, I work as a French language and literature teacher, I write and lend my voice. Experienced in many kinds of writing jobs ( press articles - cultural subjects, books, cinema, exhibitions, linguistics - reports and essays, scenarios, short stories, mails, translations), I write all kinds of texts in French, and translate from English and Spanish. My work is precise and thorough, carried out with energy and enthousiasm. I've also studied and worked in cinema (directing, acting, voice over) and would be glad to lend my voice.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Khushi M.

Khushi M.

System Administrator & Web Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Albert A.

Albert A.

Business Intelligence & Solutions Designer Expert

United States - Portfolio: 6

I gather data and design solutions, the perfect blend of technical and business knowledge, I've been doing that since I graduated as an Electrical Engineer 15 years ago. Applied in a wide range of industries: power generation, automotive, technology, online business and ecommerce. I've Co-Founded 3 successful companies overseeing every aspect of operations, from research and development, supply chain, manufacturing, logistic, inventory, distribution, marketing and sales. I stay on top of every detail, I don't outsource until I master the skill, learning the tools required to solve my needs, I can quickly assess a situation and point out the areas of improvement. If I encounter a problem for which I don’t have an immediate solution I study, design the best possible outcome and start working the way to implement it. I'm good at establishing business relationships from suppliers to customers, managed sales and marketing teams, Apply online tools for scalability at low cost.

$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Brandon Simonds

Brandon Simonds

Veteran Game Designer

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

Veteran game designer with over 15 years’ experience designing highly successful video games across multiple platforms and genres. Expert user experience creator with an eye for clean, engaging, and intuitive interface designs. Creative and technical expertise seamlessly blends for rapid design, iteration, and prototyping new concepts. Continual involvement in social media, industry trends, and emerging technology. Adept at gamification, monetization, and free-to-play design methodologies.

79% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
25 hours

Kyle Holmquist

Kyle Holmquist

Writer / Narrative Designer

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I'm an award-winning video game writer with over 5 years of professional writing experience. I've shipped multiple games and apps, and have experience writing for every aspect of a game, from cutscenes and fictional histories to marketing and website copy. I have a ton of experience writing scripts, short stories, and marketing copy.

$16.67 /hr
3 hours

Kayla Fotta

Kayla Fotta

Marketing Expert Fluent in English and Spanish

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I'm fluent in English and Spanish with English being my native language and Spanish my secondary. I have approximately five years of experience in face to face and written translation between the two languages. I have had my own marketing company for about 5 years now and am well versed with all of googles tools and guidelines. I also have experience with PPC, SEO, SMM, SMO, SEM, and Website Conversion and optimization. I'm also experienced in sales, recruiting, marketing, resume writing and updating, writing creative articles, WordPress, website creation and maintenance, advertising, creating business plans and presentations, and project AND product management, and certified in project management and medical coding, all in both languages. I am a dedicated worker with a strong work ethic and I not only make sure I get a job done correctly but in a timely manner as well. I look forward to working with you in hopes to build a long term business relationship. My Resume is available in my portfolio.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Jackie V.

Jackie V.

Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

United States - 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

89% Job Success
$28.00 /hr
0 hours

Mufassal Ameer

Mufassal Ameer

Fluent in work and having more than 3+ years experiance in data entry

Sri Lanka - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

My main objective on Upwork is to deliver 100% high quality work in fast turnaround. I am determined to get my job done well and on time. Very Hardworking, Experienced well-educated, Executive Assistant and Office Manager with broad professional background. Familiarity with today's most popular word processing and related software, you can be assured of a quality product, delivered on time and at a fair price. I always work efficiently and accurately to ensure your job is done on or ahead of time. If you are looking for a task done correctly the first time I am your man. I have worked with companies in Australia , Europe and the United States so am familiar with international standards. I am an expert in excel, word, google docs and other popular software and always deliver quality service at a fair price.

$3.33 /hr
0 hours

Arpana Mishra

Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

Associated with: Web Writers

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
2,060 hours