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Dustin van Schouwen

Dustin van Schouwen

Web design and other development

United States - Portfolio: 38

4-15 years experience in NodeJS, AngularJS, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Perl, Haskell, C, C++, hAppS, Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress, CakePHP, Pylons, lighttpd, cherokee, memcached, Apache, Linux, FreeBSD, Haiku, etc, database platforms DB2, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, PervasiveSQL, SQLite, and others. Seasoned developer with architectural experience.

$44.00 /hr
4 hours

Ranaivoarison Tahiry

Ranaivoarison Tahiry

content writer, proofreader, expert in french writer

Madagascar - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

Voulant s’ouvrir à de nouvel horizon et aimant les challenges, je ne peux que me montrer prête et d'attaque pour atteindre vos objectifs. Mes atouts: - j'ai toujours travaillé dans le monde de la communication et du leadership; donc maîtrise bien l'outil informatique et l'internet - je suis titulaire d'un diplôme approfondi en langue française (DALF C2) et d'un diplôme d'étude en langue française (DELF B2); preuves de mes compétences linguistiques - j'ai déjà passé un test IELTS pour savoir mon niveau d'anglais, avec un résultat "moderate english" (5) - je possède un diplôme d'ingénieur agroalimentaire, ayant donc une polyvalence Mais en plus, je m'adapte à toute situation et ne se résigne pas facilement, débrouillarde et persévérante.

94% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
20 hours

Jessica Door

Jessica Door

Illustrator/2D Animator

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

Professional freelance illustrator with over 7 years of experience in character concepts, illustration, sequential artwork, and occasional graphic design. Also capable of 2D and 3D animation with over 1 year of educational experience in both. Currently in the process of obtaining my Bachelor's degree in Computer Animation.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Kenneth Williams

Writer / Artist

United States - Tests: 2

Ready to use my skills, imagination and experience to help you get your creative projects done in freelance, long- and short-term assignments

$24.44 /hr
1 hours

Joy Kishon

Joy Kishon


Sri Lanka - Tests: 1

I'm a talented person. I'm working as a graphic designer. I can help you on your graphic designing, web designing, video editing, audio editing and creating android apps, iOS applications and apps for windows store. *[Graphic Designing - Poster, Invitations, Books, Book covers, Leaflets, Brochures, Visiting cards, Banners, Wedding Albums, Photo story, Drawings, Creating vector images, Calendars, CD covers and more] *[Computerized Creations - Computerized books, magazines with animations, input text fields and whatever you desire. Presentations] *[Subtitling movies, songs, short stories and video clips] *[Video Creation and Editing - Weddings, functions, parties and Conceptual video or any lessons video] *[Web Designing - PHP, Java, HTML, MySQL]

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Victor Interiano

Victor Interiano

Senior Graphic Designer / Copywriter / Storyteller

El Salvador - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

Job Experience: I'm a copywriter and designer with 9 years of experience, i would love to create the blog entries and reviews you need, i have worked as a content creator in global advertising agencies like BBDO, JWT, Lowe & Partners, where presentations were created in daily basis in front of clients like Pepsi, Scotiabank, Hyundai and many other high profile companies, including Luxury Real State companies. Please take a couple of minutes to check my Portfolio: Specialties: Development of concepts into campaigns. Creative strategies. Bilingual culture (spanish/english) Expertise in copywriting. Expertise in Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and the CS6 Suit. Aptitudes: Proactive and propositive personality. Professional experience on the creative process and project management. Ability to deal with multiple projects at the same time in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. LinkedIn:

95% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
461 hours

Michael Tran

Michael Tran


United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 12

I am a character animator and illustrator who works with 2D hand-drawn Flash animation in Flash, with experience using programs like Photoshop and Illustrator as well as editing software like Premiere Pro and graphics software like After Effects. I can do any kind of character animation, as well as illustrations or comics. What I also provide, and what I feel is very important, is the hard work and patience to put together exactly what you're looking for. I am very open to whatever creative style you're looking for and I am very easily accessible, I'll make sure you know the exact progress of the work and what needs to be done.

89% Job Success
$19.00 /hr
69 hours

Steve Butcher

Steve Butcher

Consumer product design from concept to shelf

United States - Portfolio: 2

ACG is a multi disciplined design agency that specializes in bringing ideas to life through a team of top talent in the areas of industrial design, graphic design, toy and game design and product engineering. We can deliver a comprehensive development program across multiple disciplines or a focused approach in any of our specialty areas. From product concepts to complete 3D CAD assemblies and part design to marketing, advertising and communications pieces for print and web. ACG can help bring your ideas and projects to life regardless of size or scope.

$55.00 /hr
45 hours

A. N. M. Fajle Alim

A. N. M. Fajle Alim

Animator, Motion Graphic Artist.

Bangladesh - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

I am an art enthusiastic. I consider art as one of the strongest forms of expression. I believe art is born out of an ill-designed world and it's purpose is to shake people's emotions and thinking to a whole new level. As an avid fan of art My aim is to create something stunning and new. My passion towards this craft makes me stand out as I guarantee high-quality work even while following a very strict schedule. I am a lifetime student of art. Over the last 4 years I have been working as a professional animator and graphic artist. Since then I have been working on explainer videos, infographic animations, game animations, TV ads, UI designs and a lot of things. I always love to do something challenging. So, If you have something challenging, I am the guy. I will not bore you by listing all Softwares I know but here is some to give you a useful idea- Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema4D, Toonboom harmony, blender, Maya, Unity etc. If you like my portfolio, don't hesitate to shoot me a message with a smile :)

98% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
860 hours

Carissa Lintao

Carissa Lintao

Blogger, Photoshop Artist, Social Media, Creative Writer

United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

I am a full time college student with different areas of expertise. I have studied graphic arts and have worked with various social media websites: YouTube, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook. I also specialize in creative writing and have worked on many different projects before. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me!

89% Job Success
$23.00 /hr
33 hours