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Enrique F.

Enrique F.

Experienced Business Planner and Translator

Venezuela - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

Fully Multilingual (English, Spanish and French), with excellent writing skills. I specialize in Legal, Financial and Technology projects. Diligent and Driven. Degrees in System's Engineering and Law. I have a successful business in Financial and Legal consultation, and have around 20 to 30 hours a week where I can dedicate myself to new venues. I have a personal office, with plenty of resources to put to use, including support personnel for research. I specialize in business in emerging markets, mainly in Latin America. Through my career, I have worked in many fields, including Mass Media, Tourism, Construction, Industrial (Oil) Development, Entertainment and Fashion, among others. My client's projects become my passion, and more often than not I find myself involved in the whole process, from conceptualization to break-even and beyond.

98% Job Success
$14.00 /hr
112 hours

Johnson M.

Johnson M.

Creative & Legal Writer. Journalist.Graphic Designer.Editor.Translator

Kenya - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

I have vast experience in Creative Writing & Journalism, Legal Writing & Research, Editing, English-Swahili Translation and Graphic Art. I work diligently, confidently, ambitiously and have no doubt that the quality of my output is sterling. I have also taught English and Swahili for more than 10 years at Secondary School level.

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
7 hours

Nolla Fore

Nolla Fore

Lawyer, translator, designer


Hey there) I am able to draft and revise contracts (purchase, fit-out, services, insurance, assignments, leases, amendments) in accordance with Russian legislation, conduct legal research, draft claims to counter-parties, court, draft PoAs. I also can translate texts from English to Russian or Russian to English, including legal texts. Besides, I am now learning design - graphic, print design (banners,logos, ads) Hope my qualifications somehow can help you in achieving your goals)

$7.00 /hr
0 hours

Kandi Ranson

Kandi Ranson Agency Contractor

Web Master * Writer * SEO * Marketing * Actress

United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 58

To provide the highest quality work possible, in a timely manner, to help grow your business. Some qualifications: Maintain a Strong work ethic at all times Multifaceted in many fields Honest, Reliable and Dependable Highly Motivated Self Starter Work well with minimal supervision Alone or with a team Computer and Internet Savvy NOTE: I have all the jobs listed on my resume, that I have had since I began earning an income (age 12), to show my life experiences and how they have shaped my abilities today.

Associated with: Kandi's Treasures

$13.33 /hr
211 hours

Mohammad Shaikh Farid

Mohammad Shaikh Farid

Attorney and Law Advisor

Bangladesh - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I am a practicing Lawyer and expert in civil, criminal, company/corporate law matters, labor disputes, agreements and legal instruments etc. I have huge experience on writing and reviewing lease contracts, sponsorship agreements, sale agreements, partnership agreements etc. for my clients home and abroad. Besides these I am an M.Com.(Marketing), MBA(HRM) and LL. B. I am expert in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Data Entry, Graphics Designing, Video Uploading, Posting Survey Questionnaires, Internet Research having a very good typing speed etc. I have 20+ years' job experience in Administration & HR.

64% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
160 hours

Arshad Rahman

Arshad Rahman Agency Contractor

Contract law, commercial law,Real estate law,intellectual property law

Bangladesh - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

Dear sir I take this opportunity to introduce myself as a law graduate from university of London UK international program . I have 5 years experience in legal profession specially contract law ,property law ,real estate law and commercial law .I have excellent skill in contract drafting . I can assure you that with my academic background accompanied with knowledge and skill acquired during my interne and my experience as a lawyer , I would be able to make a meaningful contribution to your job. I am looking forward for an opportunity to meet your good self and exploring possibilities further . Thanking you Your faithful Arshad Rahman Arshad Rahman(chapal) skype- chapal_cis Email Mobile:+8801717576685

Associated with: web solution Company, web solution

$11.00 /hr
252 hours

Miriam Weiss

Miriam Weiss

Creator Language & Design

Spain - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

Communicate your ideas, wrap them nicely, and connect with your audience. I help people communicate in English, Spanish and German, as well as through visuals. My working languages are English, Spanish and German. I translate and create content and design that will resonate with the target audience. After all your goal is to convert your visitors into clients. I enjoy being creative and coming up with new original ideas. I love design and in addition to creating web content I am always broadening my insights on marketing effective web design. I am happy to share my knowledge and help you improve your communication. Great content is useless if nobody reads it. I am a German native speaker and nearly native in English and Spanish, as well as fluent in French. As a language learning fan I speak a few other languages on a basic or intermediate level, but English, German and Spanish have been my working languages for many years. I have a degree in law and have worked as a corporate and M&A lawyer for 6 years. But following my passions I have spent a lot of my spare time studying psychology and graphic design. Today I combine the experience I have gathered in translation, multilingual communication, and negotiation as a lawyer with the marketing, writing and design skills, to create your content.

$33.33 /hr
10 hours

Tara M.

Tara M.

Article and Short Story Writer, Research and proof reading,

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I am eager to put to use my writing and research expertise. I enjoy writing creatively and technically. I excell at research both legal and web research. I am an experienced writer for print journals and legal documents. I have written web articles, short stories and a fiction novel.

$8.89 /hr
8 hours

Jovy Anne Querubin

Jovy Anne Querubin

Article & Feature Writer,Legal Researcher/Writer,Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

I graduated Cum Laude with the degree of Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science as my under graduate course and now, a Graduate of Law and a Juris Doctor Degree Holder focused in Human Rights and Environmental Law. I am a reliable, hardworking and efficient individual on the look out for jobs that will both earn me some extra income and help improve my skills. For almost two (2) years, I have worked as a communications assistant and a Fraud Analyst, for a Business Process Outsourcing Company under a Credit Card company based in United states. I also have experience working as an English instructor in a Korean company for both basic and advanced English, have taught basic and introductory short courses for incoming law students and have been an article and content writer for several publications in our University. I am goal-oriented, persevering, and fast-learning. Moreover, I have been writing articles, papers, scripts and short stories ever since High School, and in college, I was being paid to write articles, reaction papers and short stories. I have also been engaged in making websites and web pages and have been a part time and freelance graphic artist for almost seven (7) years now. I've worked with local magazines and several PR groups as well, writing promotions and tag lines for them. All these and more have been the tools that hoaned me in being an efficient and career oriented individual.

$6.67 /hr
60 hours

Mary Shelton

Mary Shelton


United States - Tests: 4

For the last 25 years, I have been a landscaper/grounds worker. I have enjoyed my time working outside and with the public. To better myself and family I went back to school and received my AA in Paralegal Studies. In 2012 I became a Guardian Ad Litem for the state of Florida. Some may not know what a Guardian Ad Litem is, it's an advocate for children who have been taken away by the state from their parents, I am their voice in court. I am also a Notary for the state of Florida and I have the ability to travel in Central Florida to notarize for people. A lot of you will think that I have no experience in any kind of office work or writing. I have to argue that with you on that. I am a mother to 3 girls, a step mom to a boy and a girl and a grandmother to 5 boys. All this mothering has left a large amount of experience, humor, skills and abilities that only some can only hope to gain. During my years as a mother, I also played a dual role as taxi driver, mediator, nurse (minor injuries) hair dresser, fashion consultant, judge, jury, lawyer, ATM, cook, maid, and consular. Now, as a step mother my abilities increased to be a referee, a go between, the evil stepmom, a doormat for bio mother and friend. As my age gained speed and my grandsons came along, these duty tripled. I also realized that though out these years as a multi functional mother/stepmom/grandma, I still had 3 other children that I could never find. Yes, I lost 3 children over the years, so please if you see or find "I didn't do it", "not me" and " I don't know". please tell that they should now found a new place to live.

$5.00 /hr
0 hours