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  1. Will Noble

    Will Noble

    Journalist, copywriter

    United Kingdom - Last active: 15 days ago - Portfolio: 34

    A full-time freelancer, I contribute regular articles to publications including Londonist, The Peckham Peculiar, luxury magazine Private Air, and Knightsbridge Park: Real Estate Internet Marketing. I also write regularly for Greet Speech Writing. Previously I've been resident culture journalist for the Prague Post (an American publication), penning reviews, previews, interviews, blogs and features. I have extensive experience as a copywriter in the UK where I produced, edited and proofread text for web, print, social media, radio ads and speeches. My degree is in Scriptwriting for Film and TV (Bournemouth University, 2007). What can I do for you? Plenty! I can pen informative travel articles, memorable speeches, or an infectious ad campaign. Just let me know what you need.

    $40.00 /hr
    44 hours
    4.93
  2. Godfrey Junior

    Godfrey Junior

    Virtual Assistant-Social Media, Graphics Designing and Writer

    Kenya - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 29

    Time is everything in today's world, the more time you have the more you can build business, persoonal or family relationships. I love helping and that is part of why I am a VA. I understand how time can mess executives and CEOs. With me, you get more time on your hands to tackle more sensitive issues and to achieve better results because you can trust and depend on me. With my extensive knowledge in WordPress, Graphics and Designing, SEO, social Media Marketing, E-mail marketing and writing skills, you can hire one person for a wide range of assignments and tasks. I am a dedicated, competent, stress free admin assistant, that you will probably want to keep for the long term. I always aim at performing better than I did with the previous project ensuring that I maintain high work standards, professionalism and timely delivery of work. I love challenging jobs that require effectiveness and productivity. Reviews speak better,Check out my long list of satisfied clients who keep coming back for my quality services. Acting Immediately is my secret of efficiency and productivity. I have a work flow to guide me through achieving results and goals; this way, I never have to dissapoint any of my clients. Feel free to reach out to me on anything, I am open to discussions, ideas and fresh experiences. TOOLS, SOFTWARES AND SKILLS: -Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel,Outlook, Skype) -Google Apps (Drive, Docs, Gmail, Claendar, Blogger, Google Search,YouTube, Google+) -HootSuite -Buffer -Iconosquare -TweetDeck -WordPress -Asana -PicMonkey -Canva -Adobe Software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro) -ZohoCRM -ZenDesk -Email-handling -PDF conversion -Express Scribe for transcriptions

    $11.11 /hr
    695 hours
    4.88
  3. Dwayne M.

    Dwayne M.

    Bringing Ideas to Life

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Portfolio: 36

    Every book has the potential to become a best-seller. My overall goal is to give every book the attention it deserves while making the Elance experience pleasant for clients. I treat every book as if it were a future best-seller. My experience as a published author gives me a unique insight into the whole process, which I am happy to share with all of my clients. Every time that I get to help people achieve their dream of publishing a book is a great day. This can be in the form of ghostwriting, polishing up a manuscript, or just converting the book into a Kindle, Nook, or iBook format. Dmcmillian_258 is an awesome contractor to work with. He's always prompt, courteous, and offers suggestions for improvements I might have missed. Have hired several times and plan to do so again. OR Did an excellent job for us. We highly recommend his services! Those are just two examples from hundreds of others. Want to be the next happy client? Feel free to contact me today.

    $12.00 /hr
    147 hours
    4.91
  4. April Herndon

    April Herndon

    Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

    Proficient in numerous programs including, but not limited to, the following: - Wordpress - Microsoft Word - Microsoft PowerPoint - Optimize Press - Leadpages - Mailchimp - Ontraport - Aweber - Google Docs - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe InDesign - Adobe Illustrator - Adobe Acrobat - Camtasia I am a reliable and highly driven graphic designer. All of my design work is completed with the newest version(s) of Adobe software. In addition to my design work, I offer a variety of other skills to my clients including virtual assisting and admin tasks. As a perk to my clients, I offer free stock photography for projects through shutterstock.com -- the BEST stock photography site there is.

    $30.00 /hr
    295 hours
    4.77
  5. Chelsea O'Neill

    Chelsea O'Neill

    Motivated and Professional

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    The answer is simple: You need a freelancer who can deliver the best services your money can buy. I understand the need and strive to achieve it. If you want superior quality and someone who'll go the extra mile - then I'm your person. I am a highly motivated professional freelancer and have been self employed for over 4 years. I only apply on jobs I feel confident I can accomplish to the needs of the business/client. My commitment is to provide my clients with excellent quality in a timely manner. Due to this, I will only take on writing about topics I know enough about to write about competently. Since I am a stay at home mom, I am also able to work at any time of the day. My skills cover multiple areas in multimedia, journalism, graphic design, and business administration areas. Computer programs I am proficient include but are not limited to: Photoshop, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, as well as various others. I am fluent in SEO article writing, blogging, as well as other forms of journalism. Let's talk! I look forward to working with you.

    $16.67 /hr
    987 hours
    4.94
  6. Zechariah Manning

    Zechariah Manning

    Building Your Brand ...Smarter

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    —Creator of ZM Designz Branding— ■ Personal Website: www.zmdesignz.com ---------------------------------------------- Mission and Vision— • To establish long-term professional relationships with value-driven businesses and individuals. • To effectively communicate the values of my clientele to the market they serve. • To create intriguing and tailored designs that evoke a positive response and a call to action. • To provide timely and prioritized customer service, clearly articulating milestones and project status. • To perform with integrity and purpose in all I design and put my hand to. • To serve with humility and appreciation with all whom I'm privileged to collaborate. • To deliver a product both my client and I will be proud of for years to come. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Brief Summary— As a graphic designer, hands-on branding advisor, and creative consultant, I specialize in bringing your business to life. Whether it's creating a brand image from inception, or refreshing the face of an existing business, my goal is to foster a mindset in your clients that calls them to action. Effective communication is a staple of my services. I can be counted on to consistently articulate relevant and important information in a timely fashion. I exceed expectations and provide excellent customer service. I'm really looking forward to serving you and helping you meet your goals. I'm easy going too! ■ More About Me: www.zmdesignz.com/about ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Office Hours— *(PST) — Monday - Friday, 9am - 6pm (Phone/Chat Appts 10am - 4pm) Saturday, short-hours for rush orders. Sunday, out of the office ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Referrals— I appreciate referrals. Learn more about how you can benefit: ■ www.zmdesignz.com/about/#referrals ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rush Orders— *For Saturday "rush order" accommodations, as well as 24-48-hour immediate turnarounds, a 25% rush fee will be applied. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Payment Schedule— Fixed price contracts require a 50% non-refundable down payment, with the remaining 50% due at time of file delivery. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Deliverable File Formats— *Adobe's Creative Coud powers my creations, and when applicable, delivers your files in native formats. Please expect all files to be delivered in the following formats: .ai, .psd, .indd, .pdf. Raster formats such as .jpg, .gif, or .png are available for delivery upon request. ■ http://www.zmdesignz.com/#adobe ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Job Invitations— Though I value and very much appreciate all job invitations and budget ranges, I work hard to provide a top-tier experience for the clients I serve. Before sending me an invite, please take some time and look through my work history to get an understanding of my price-points, the level of service, and the quality of work you can expect when hiring me. All job invitations that fall outside of my general price-points and hourly rates will not be considered. Thank you kindly for your understanding in this regard.

    $59.99 /hr
    797 hours
    4.98
  7. Aiza C.

    Aiza C.

    Writer of stellar web content that converts, MBA student

    Philippines - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    Content is an integral part of marketing and advertisement, the very elements that you need to grow your business. Your website and social media accounts need content that sells. Your business needs content which converts. I can do that for you. I look forward to working with you. Know more about me here: http://about.me/aizacoronado

    $16.67 /hr
    657 hours
    4.92
  8. Elmie dawn L.

    Elmie dawn L.

    Virtual Assistant l Data Entry Professional l Article Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    Accuracy. Proficiency. Assistance. Service. Satisfaction. Timeliness. These are my primary aims in rendering jobs to every client that I will work for. It is always an edge for me being an Information Technology Student because I am exposed to the fields of advancement. I am knowledgeable in data entry, web research, programming, email response stuffs, writing blogs and paper columns as well as customer service since I'm also a call center agent and a receptionist before. I specialized with the softwares like Microsoft Office ( XP, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010): MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MSPowerpoint, MS Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, DreamWeaver, SQL Server, Xampp, JCreator, Visual Basic 6.0, Codeblocks and ER Assistant. I have reliable computer backgrounds, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, language proficiency, and I am a computer literate. I can work under pressure and is hardworking and competent. My skills also include the adeptness in Programming Languages like C++ and Java Script, Visual Basic, HTML, PHP and My Sql. I am very willing to accept any work to be offered, rest assured that I will do my best to provide you with outputs that will suit your standards and satisfaction.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,798 hours
    4.68
  9. Nicole A.

    Nicole A.

    Virtual Assistant with Real Estate, Data Entry, Research

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Hello, I have 10+ years real estate experience working as a loan servicing specialist, escrow assistant, title insurance claim specialist, assistant trustee sales officer, and evictions assistant. I'm very familiar with various mortgage documents (also BPO, appraisals, MLS). Most recently, I worked for 3 years as a Real Estate Data Entry Specialist for a valuations company. I met daily production deadlines and maintained high accuracy. I was awarded top performer several months. 90 wpm typing speed Very computer savvy Some CSS, XML, HTML & graphic design experience. Webcam with mic Skype USA resident, Pacific time zone I have completed oDesk projects requiring data entry, web research, quality control, product review, search engine analysis, content writing, image tagging, and property listing research.

    $10.00 /hr
    383 hours
    5.00
  10. Samuele S.

    Samuele S.

    Creative Design - Will, Imagination, Power

    United Kingdom - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 7

    Hi there! I'm Samuele, founder of Creative Design. I dedicate myself to a wide array of creative and technical activities: WEB AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ▪ Website Development and Design (Html, Asp) ▪ Web 2.0 (Php, MySQL - Forms, Forums) ▪ Website Content ▪ User Interface and Application Design (Visual Studio) ▪ 3D Interactive Simulations and Videogames (DarkBasic) WRITING (English, Spanish, French, Italian) ▪ Creative Writing ▪ Marketing Writing / Copywriting ▪ Technical Writing ▪ Translation DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA ▪ 3D Modeling & CAD / Analysis / Simulation (Catia V5, SolidWorks) ▪ Engineering & Technical Design / Product Development (Die Casting / Injection Molding, Sheet Metal, Stereolithography) ▪ Graphic Design / Logo Design (Photoshop, Illustrator) ▪ Music Mixing, Composition and Production (FL Studio, Reason, Audition) About me: Skilled and versatile Senior Design and Project Engineer, with a Degree in Aerospace Engineering and over 7 years of experience within Aerospace and Automotive sectors in Europe, America, and Asia-Pacific. Over the course of my career I accrued more than 7500 cumulative hours of work with Dassault Systemes’ 3D Product Lifecycle Management software suites Catia V5, Catia V6 and SolidWorks, and many other Modelling, Fluid Dynamics and Stress Analysis applications. I have accomplished full command of the most modern and sophisticated tools of Computer Aided Design and Drafting, as well as the ability to follow every phase of a project, from Product Definition, Styling and Concept to Modelling, Engineering and Simulation, all the way to Prototyping, Testing and Final Release. My recent employment history features important responsibilities such as Aircraft Structures and Systems Engineer, in addition to Interiors Leader, for a major American Airline – which greatly increased my leadership and decision making skills; as well as Aviation Lecturer for a leading Singaporean Training Organization – which contributed to make me an effective and accomplished communicator. During all of this time Design has remained my true passion, and founding my own Engineering Consulting Limited Company and providing my talent and experience to leading multinational car manufacturers and promising freelance ventures has allowed me to further enhance my career and remain up to date with the state-of-the-art of Aerospace, Automotive and Industrial Design. Feel free to contact me to put my talent to the test! Creative Design: Will ➜ Imagination ➜ Power

    $25.00 /hr
    31 hours
    5.00