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  1. Cole Reibin

    Cole Reibin

    Quick & Reliable Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 26

    100% English speaker with a B.S Degree in Computer Science, Applied Computer Graphic concentration and over 8+ years in Graphic Design, specializes in designing: Postcards, flyers, banners, coupons, signs, door magnets, info-graphics, brochures, templates, and much more! My number one priority is making sure your needs have been met or exceeded. The quality of work I create is of the utmost importance, and I don't stop a project until you are completely satisfied! I also have an exceptionally fast turnover rate with many projects being completed within just 2-3 days. Thank you for your time and consideration. I hope to hear from you soon! Sincerely, Cole Reibin

    $25.00 /hr
    4 hours
    4.72
  2. Md. mamun K.

    Md. mamun K.

    Specialized of Web Design | Data Entry | Web Research | SEO

    Bangladesh - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

    I am interested in the position of a Any kind of Web Design, Data Entry Professional, Blog Commenter, SEO and Personal Assistant. I can work for 40 hours a week or even more. I can begin working immediately. I am looking for a long term job. Given my related experience and excellent capabilities, I would appreciate your consideration for this job opening. I believe that my skills can match to this position. Now I want to build my career in Odesk. For my qualification, I've finished a course on web development and I specialized in Data Entry, Blog Commenting, and being a Virtual Assistant. I am intelligent, organized and thorough in checking work details, thus I believe I qualified for this position. I would be grateful to learn new skills. I am someone with excellent English and make perfect sense and be very compelling. I am confident that I have the skills you need.I have my own computer with high speed internet. You should hire me because aside from the skills I possessed, I am a good follower and a fast learner. I am willing to be trained and I can work under pressure. I am so eager to learn new things and I don't stop at just what I have learned, yet I crave for more. It would have be a great pleasure to be working with you and your company and to experience new things with you. I can multi-task effectively. I am an efficient team worker and I always make sure I don't cause my teammates some headaches.

    $7.78 /hr
    71 hours
    4.88
  3. Joe M.

    Joe M.

    IT Specialist

    Israel - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    With over 20 years experience in the IT/Internet & Multimedia fields, I am ready to undertake any challenge. My main specialties include: IT Project Management, IT & Network Infrastructure, Active Directory, SharePoint, MS Azure, E-commerce, eBay, Web Development, Wordpress, ,Graphic Design, English-Hebrew Translation, Web Research and Data Entry/Scraping/Mining Processes.

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $16.00 /hr
    527 hours
    5.00
  4. Emalyn Dejarisco

    Emalyn Dejarisco Agency Contractor

    Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people. To be able to find a job that would improve and develop my capabilities.

    Associated with: PhWebDV.com

    $3.00 /hr
    2,808 hours
    4.20
  5. Calee A.

    Calee A.

    Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 13

    "Thorough, honest critique, professional, quick response, and competitive in pricing. Calee A. is not just an editor but a grand teacher." Whether you need a simple line edit proofreading or a more substantial content edit for consistency and tone, I can ensure your writing is coherent, engaging and error-free. As an editor, I approach each job with dedication and professionalism. I keep in contact with the authors throughout the process and believe in the importance of the author's voice. As a lover of literature, I also work as an advocate for the reader, ensuring an engaging and readable flow. I am also an experienced writer, and have written a wide range of copy, including children's, academic, product oriented and technical. I am familiar with writing for SEO optimization.

    $15.00 /hr
    985 hours
    5.00
  6. Natalie Blake

    Natalie Blake

    Graphic Designer & Adobe CC Expert

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 20

    Looking for a creative graphic designer to complete your job on time with artistic flair? Pick me! With a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree earned at the University of Cincinnati, I have a strong visual art background and nearly 6 years of graphic design and printing experience. I have been employed at two printing shops, where I created business identity pieces, such as business cards, letterhead, flyers, brochures, posters, and more. In addition to creating entirely unique artwork, I have often fulfilled requests to recreate or edit/clean-up existing artwork. I bring an artist's eye to your job to create an eye-catching and visually complex piece. On the industry-standard Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test, I scored a 0 for perfect color vision. My attention to detail guarantees a flawlessly completed job, and my ability to work under tight deadlines means your job will never be late. Let me prove my skills on your print or digital projec

    $20.00 /hr
    15 hours
    4.97
  7. Melissa Cales

    Melissa Cales

    Integrated Marketing Professional

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    A digital marketer who gets print. A creative thinker who gets analytics. A visual designer who gets marketing. A passionate professional who knows how to tie it all together Melissa has an extensive background in: photography; digital and offset printing; integrated marketing via print, web, social and email; website development and maintenance, and SEO best-practices. A self-driven, critical thinker with a creative eye and strong analytical ability, Melissa enjoys content creation and marketing strategy. Through years of a smorgasboard of experiences in photography, graphic design, non-profit social media marketing, print production, account management and entreprenuership, Melissa brings to the table a solid understanding of integrated marketing strategy. View my full CV and connect with me on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/melissacales

    $55.00 /hr
    67 hours
    5.00
  8. Dr. Tayaba Khan www.pensante.org

    Dr. Tayaba Khan www.pensante.org

    Health, Medical, Writer, Editor, Digital,Marketing

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 hours ago - Portfolio: 15

    Dr. Tayaba holds over 12 years of experience in healthcare communications for clients in USA, UK, Australia, Mauritius, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Pakistan. Linkedin Profile: https://pk.linkedin.com/in/tayabakhan About Pensante: We are clinicians, dentists, academicians, statisticians, marketers, digital maestros and social media experts with over 12 years of experience in our core areas of expertise. We have successfully combined clinical, academic, business, marketing, brand, social and digital experiences to create a healthcare communication service like no other. We 1. Love marketing on traditional and digital media 2. Are sensitive to healthcare communications needs 3. Are super critical to obtain highest levels of accuracy 4. Love conversations on different media 5. Love thinking out of the box to craft your message www.pensante.org

    $22.00 /hr
    72 hours
    4.80
  9. Lane F.

    Lane F.

    Article Writing, 2D Design, Video Prod. & Editing

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi I'm Lane! I stand by my work, and have 3 years of experience writing articles, producing high-quality videos, and beautiful 2D images like logos and thumbnails I'm becoming increasingly interested in making videos. Over the past 3 years, I've been producing videos as a way to get traffic to my tech blog. I've earned over 750,000 views on YouTube with these videos. I enjoy producing video, and would love to create a video for your business that fits into your vision. Here are some examples of my work with video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw4jPnw9MDc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIoIVQMOIbQ (Video below is not appearing in search engines yet) https://youtu.be/rGrG4yd2x30

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Justin Golschneider

    $25.00 /hr
    1,680 hours
    5.00