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  1. Galina Rupchanska

    Galina Rupchanska

    Linguist - English, Bulgarian & all Slavic languages

    Bulgaria - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 12 years I have been working with local and foreign companies - translating on a daily basis; these include: - one of the biggest Bulgarian companies - "M-Tel" - a mobile operator (translating press-releases); - one of the biggest American subtitling companies - "Deluxe Digital Studios" (translating, proofreading, S/IQC of various features, featurettes and trailers); multiple accountancy and law companies - translating and editing their documentation and presentations. - some of the best international translation platforms. For the past six years I have been translating, transcribing and recording training and teaching materials for an audit company. I have also served them as a copywriter. My multiple publications in various spheres on local and national level (mostly books and magazines) have been highly estimated. Since 2003 I have been working with the Union of the Bulgarian Writers - provided overall interpretation for their international seminars, translating books (including poetry) into English and editing Bulgarian and English texts of various nature. I have translated about 15 novels from English, 2 from Czech, 2 to English and 5 poetry books. I have interpreted (simultaneously) from and to English on many International forums and meetings. I founded my company Galexa Pro Ltd. in 2009 to meet the growing needs and requirements of my customers. They work with me because of my professionalism and loyalty - qualities that are currently the basis of my company.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    22 hours
    4.98
  2. Maria inês P.

    Maria inês P.

    Lifestyle and Travel Writer

    Portugal - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I have a passion for writing and have always incorporated it in my professional and personal life. With a minor in Communications, I now seek to expand my professional experience in this area by gaining more experience. Although I am of Portuguese nationality, I lived in Canada and the US for over seven years during my teenage years and I completed my Master's degree in Ireland all of which has made me a native English speaker. My competencies: - Native English and Portuguese speaker with excellent writing skills - B2 Level of French and Spanish - Proofreading and Editing Skills - Ability to time manage and deliver tasks on time - Reliable and organized - Good communicator - Attention to detail - Eager to work Professional Experience: - Journey Beyond Travel: Regular contributor to the agency's travel guide. - Simply Holiday Deals: 6 months experience as the main copywriter for this travel website. - AIDGLOBAL: Regularly translating (Portuguese-English) news articles as they are released since February 2014 - Fundação LIGA: Translation (Portuguese-English and Portuguese-Spanish) of the website I am very eager to work and I have plenty of time to complete tasks with great quality and on time. Let's work together!

    $22.22 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  3. Gina B.

    Gina B.

    Data Entry/Web Research/Administrative Support/Quality Control

    Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I finish computer related course and first worked as cashier/service crew in well known food shop in our city. Then i worked as a computer sales representative then went to teaching computer subject both in primary and secondary level. But above all these experiences, what matters in doing a job is that you love your job and interested to learn more to improve your skills. There are people that dont like clerical work and data entry jobs but not me. I can assure you that i have all the patience to do my job.

    $10.00 /hr
    5,692 hours
    5.00
  4. Lucy Thorpe

    Lucy Thorpe

    Proofreader/Editor

    United Kingdom - Tests: 3

    I'm a professional Proof reader and Editor, with a meticulous eye for detail and the ability to write compelling and interesting articles as well as technical documents. Throughout my career including Team Management I have gained experience writing, proof reading and editing technical papers and files for my Department. I am currently freelancing as well as creating content for an E- learning company in Bangkok using Articulate Storyline 2. I am a conscientious employee with the ambition to further my Freelance career and can readily prove myself as reliable, and adaptable whilst still being diligent in the undertaking of every task I work on.

    $27.00 /hr
    116 hours
    5.00
  5. Chris R.

    Chris R.

    Anything Written, Anything Edited

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    Everybody has a story, and I've spent my career perfecting the art of telling stories through the written word. Whether you want to communicate something for your business, an individual idea or even something creative – I'm here to help. I can write/edit anything and everything. Over the past 15 years I've worked extensively in the publishing industry – including work with newspapers, magazines and book/resource publishers. I've written articles for businesses (even about pest exterminators), technical copy for medical and legal fields, and SEO-specific content for websites. I've also written film and promotional video scripts, speeches for small- and large-format audiences, and novels and short stories. I'm thoroughly familiar with AP style and have extensive experience writing news articles and PR materials. I've also served as an editor on hundreds of projects of the same variety – including copyediting novels. Need a little something extra? I also can provide graphic design!

    $38.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.86
  6. Axes 3 Technologies

    Axes 3 Technologies

    SEO / Web Design / Internet Marketing

    India - Portfolio: 3

    Axes3 technologies is not about overturning or dramatization it’s about investing intense thought to do the right things and gently tilt the scales with minimal intervention. Branding is identifying the key aspects of the product and organization and to develop a cluster of values and presenting it to the target market. This activity would include products, services, people, culture and ethos, & positioning. A step further would be to choose the communication modes to suit the media landscape. Axes3 offers Marketing and other support administrations to provide the clients with improved customer experience and other contact services like response generation, Chat and call centre support. Our services also includes Branding that factors online and offline communications. From developing a SEO friendly website, social media activation, e-commerce and developing exciting content for social media engagement.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Mary louise H.

    Mary louise H.

    EFFICIENT & DEPENDABLE Customer Support SPECIALIST

    Philippines - Tests: 8

    Work experience: Data Entry, MS Word, MS Powerpoint and MS Excel, creating web banners, customer service, technical support, CorelDRAW, WordPress, Affiliate Theme, email support, article writing, article editing, internet reseaarch/browsing. I have certificates in technical support both in performance and quality. I also received TOP CSI (Customer Satisfaction Index) certificate. I was in the outsourcing industry from July 2006- March 2009. To secure a position with a well established organization or employer where I can maximize my skills and ability to work well with people as well as working individually.

    $7.44 /hr
    12,120 hours
    4.67
  8. KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    Article and academic content writer, Technical visual Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 85

    Interested in Research contents, SEO articles or technical diagrams? I am here with you and my vision is to build up a business relationship with you. Can you please choose your requirement from below as these are my fields of work. 1. Writings i. Academic (10+ years experience)- -writing,reviewing, editing (Research papers, Thesis, Reports, Assignments, Articles) in APA, MLA, Harvard, chicago, Oxford styles ii. Technical (10+ years experience) -Contents of latest technologies -pervasive (ubiquitous) computing -cloud computing -distributed systems -sensor networks -protocols of wired and wireless network -IP networking -programming with latest languages like Java, .Net, PHP, MySQL, ORACLE, SQL Server -Big Data -Database Management Systems (DBMS) -Project Plans/Project Management iii. SEO, BMR (2+ year experience) iv. Marketing/Promotional Article (3+ years experience) 2. Design Works (Technical, 5+ years experience) -User Manual/Guide, Installation/Troubleshooting guide, EBook, Book Cover design, Theme/template design -Chart design (Gantt Chart, other project charts) using latest technologies like Google visualization tools (google docs, spreadsheets, charts, tree maps), MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Power Point, Publisher, Project), Visio Stencils/diagrams, BPMN diagrams 3. Web research (4+ year experience) i. Reviewing of Websites, Blogs, Articles, Marketing contents etc. ii. Forum posting/commenting iii. blog commenting iv. Business Plan Writing and researching v. Graphical Design and Animation vi. Consultancy in technological and business events

    $15.00 /hr
    204 hours
    4.51
  9. Rameses Sabado

    Rameses Sabado

    Technical Support/Graphics Artist/Researcher/Editor/Tutor

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a highly motivated individual who can get the job done on any given time. I see to it that I finish a project in an effective, efficient and honest way possible. Before I start a project, I see to it that I start big so I honestly know that every project that I will work on will be fast and accurate. I will be a total asset for the company as seen in my extensive work background and individual awards received in my recent companies, I assure you that. Looking forward to working with you guys. Thanks and more power to your company!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,630 hours
    5.00
  10. Lorraine Laurie

    Lorraine Laurie

    Product Sourcing, Data Entry, Data Miner/Scraper, and Graphic Arist

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    Information Technology graduate with brilliant academic track record with strong analytical, problem-solving, and people management skills, seeking entry level or higher for any position available. Well-informed in using Microsoft Windows, Internet, Email and MS Office applications, Infusionsoft, Google Adwords, Google Sheets and Documents. Acquired knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, HTML, Corel Draw, Publisher, MS Access and a background in Visual Basic programming. With experience in customer service and BPO environment. My core competency lies in Data entry, Graphics/Web Design, Internet research & Administrative assistance. I believe in giving my best to any task/job that I take up. I take pride in the quality of my work and I am sure that you too will agree once you have seen my work.

    $3.33 /hr
    420 hours
    4.56