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  1. Lisa M.

    Lisa M.

    Creative With Skills in Transcription, Web Design, Admin and Singing

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a creative person, a singer, and voiceover artist who is also skilled in administrative office work. I have experience with transcription, Word, Excel, data entry, basic computer/internet/admin tasks, sales, writing, etc. I am a work-at-home-mother and freelancer and am very careful and accurate in my projects. I have Spanish skills and am learning beginning French and Italian.

    $20.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  2. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from NYU with a major in English and American Literature. My strengths are in research, creative nonfiction, and editing of all levels. I value prompt, clear communication very highly and do my best to truly understand and fulfill the vision for each project I undertake.

    $38.89 /hr
    418 hours
    4.99
  3. Joshua Nestor

    Joshua Nestor

    Computer Engineer/Transcriber

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    As a Project manager, I have a broad base of technical experience in hardware and software systems development, wired and wireless systems deployment, engineering, vendor relations, sales support and project management. I designed tools, reports, charts and graphs for senior management to provide ongoing, at-a-glance summaries of project status and application prototype performance. I use exceptional verbal and written communications skills in fast-paced, highly visible environments to achieve success. I maintain strict attention to detail, while understanding and responding to the big picture. As a leader, I quickly see what will work and form an optimal strategy and execution plan. My strong technical knowledge has always been a tremendous asset as it increases my communication and organizational skills. I have used these skills to foster strong relationships with my customers allowing them to feel confident in my recommendations of new products and services driving additional revenue to my organization. Those who have supported my projects know that I work tirelessly to resolve hurdles and ensure success. Need help with important recorded information? I will transcribe anything you can throw my way as long as the audio is of good quality. Usually 1 hour of recording could take 2-4 hours for transcription. If you set a deadline I will meet it with time to spare. Job Experience: College Lectures Medical Sessions Group Meetings Interviews

    $13.33 /hr
    4,141 hours
    4.93
  4. Teresita M.

    Teresita M. Agency Contractor

    Administrative Support | Article Reviewer | Data Analyst

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a freelance administrative support and data analyst with over 6 years of experience. Through the years, my work consistently meets and often surpasses my employers expectations within budget and timeline constraints. I specialize in data entry, web research, article review, quality assurance, reports, Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), G-Docs (Spreadsheet, Document, Form, and Presentation), and other administrative tasks.

    Associated with: Synergy Virtual Assistant Services

    $7.78 /hr
    11,737 hours
    5.00
  5. Florante V.

    Florante V. Agency Contractor

    Top Notch VA | Podcast Editor | iTunes Setup Guru

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    WHAT I DO: I specialize in project management, podcast production, audio editing, Wordpress, ecommerce site maintenance, and social media promotion. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT: After over 10000 hours on oDesk, my commitment remains the same, that is, to provide every client and every project with a WOW experience by delivering on time and up to standards. WHAT DO YOU PAY FOR: You pay for quality service with a proven track record and a peace of mind that your project will be accomplished. Don't just take my word for it, check out client feedback or visit my website to see some of the works I have recently completed: www.allaboutpodcast.com/portfolio/

    Associated with: Azarel Media Services

    $22.22 /hr
    11,490 hours
    4.75
  6. MIA ESCOBAR

    MIA ESCOBAR Agency Contractor

    Experienced Spanish English Translator and Graphic Designer

    Venezuela - Last active: 10/19/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

    Over the last 16 years I have committed to teaching English as a second language to students of all ages and levels. I finally accomplished my visionary goals by creating and running my own English institute in Venezuela. The institute offers a variety of services which include courses, interpreters, and translations. It has been an incredible learning experience which has led to my involvement in management, marketing, human resources, law and graphic design. Working on Odesk represents a great opportunity for me to grow as a graphic designer while continuing my career as a Spanish-English translator/ transcriptionist. What you should know about me as a professional: I am a hard-working and responsible contractor. Once I know what I am expected to do, I will do it according to the client's instructions. I do not mess about and keep my deadlines.

    Associated with: ITranslate IDesing

    $11.11 /hr
    105 hours
    4.96
  7. Rajan Franklin

    Rajan Franklin

    Transcription & Data Entry Professional

    India - Last active: 01/01/2012 - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 2

    Work Hard, be Punctual, Efficient and result oriented. Give your best and bring value to the money that is offered. I am very good in Documentation, Transcription, Data Entry, Web Research, Power point Presentation works. I am a quick learner and can certainly provide you error free, accurate work of superior quality crisply tailored to your specifications and requirements at a very fast pace. Give me a chance and I will prove my worth.

    $3.33 /hr
    136 hours
    4.75
  8. Chris V.

    Chris V.

    Translator/Voice-talent Dutch-Spanish-English-German-French

    Spain - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7

    My name is Chris and I am a native and fully bilingual Castilian-Spanish/Dutch-Flemish speaker living in Mallorca Spain for the last 16 years. Highly results-oriented professional, used to working under pressure and fully capable of meeting challenging deadlines. Exceptional organizational and communication skills are the basis of my work. A passionate translator/voice-over and first-class communicator. With my now 13 years of experience, I am a very committed with extensive background in these language pairs: Source languages : Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English and German target languages: Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English I am not your average translator but someone that lives & loves what he does. In general, my goal is to be the best at what I do, providing optimal results. Experienced MC, strong voice, ideal for publicity, tutorials, or for different accents. With my own personal home recording studio, the Presonus audiobox, I provide excellent audio quality. Perfect clear sound through its high condenser microphone.

    $14.44 /hr
    2,014 hours
    4.94
  9. Hazel May Fiel

    Hazel May Fiel Agency Contractor

    Project Manager, Real Estate VA, Data Entry Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I am interested in Data Entry, Transcription, Web Research, Social Media Management. I am an experienced data entry expert and the likes. My specific skills: * Management * Writing * Data Entry * Audio Transcription * Web surfing (Lead Generation) * Microsoft Office (powerpoint, excel, word, access) * PowerPoint Technician * Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkeden Management

    Associated with: Fiel Agency of Freelancers

    $5.56 /hr
    1,677 hours
    4.98
  10. Vijesh Iyer

    Vijesh Iyer

    Logo Designer - Article Writer - Web Researcher

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 13

    My mission is always to contribute effectively to the progress of the company/clients. I have got nice computer knowledge and am born-addicted to Internet. Good in doing Web Research and Analysis and can create nice articles or reports based on the research extracts. I have been using the MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for years and know how to handle various commands and functions in the right way with good typing speed and accuracy. I also know the basics of CMS platforms like Weebly, Wordpress, Wix. Currently I am working as an Accounts Manager and have 6 years of experience in that field. In addition, I love writing, but I am not a professional writer. Still I use to scribble and its like a hobby. Logo Designing is a part-time passion for me and I am good with Photoshop and Illustrator. I would like you clients to provide me with some opportunities to develop and improve my skills and where my skills are utilized to the maximum and appreciated. Thank You All.

    $22.00 /hr
    45 hours
    4.94