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  1. Judy Genandt

    Judy Genandt

    Creative Writer; Editor; PPT

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    Author of four published books (romance genre) and numerous articles published at several writing websites; ghost writer at the Elance site for the past year; experienced in plotting story lines and describing character interactions, with a good mix of dialogue and narrative. Accustomed to working under a deadline. Interests and expertise in environmental causes, animal rights, and political issues; born and raised in farming community and currently working at a small church; life experiences include a long-term marriage, motherhood, grandmotherhood, and divorce.

    $16.00 /hr
    17 hours
    4.99
  2. April Herndon

    April Herndon

    Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 10 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
  3. Khushi M.

    Khushi M.

    System Administrator & Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website http://tecdistro.com. The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  4. Erik Bainbridge

    Erik Bainbridge

    Writer, virtual world builder, video editor/producer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    My career is longer and more diverse than most, with decades of experience and with graduate study in both computer science and screenwriting. My experience includes: - Writing (novel, screen, blog, and article) - Virtual world building (OpenSimulator and Second Life) - Television and video production - Software engineering - Web development - Teaching I am a native English speaker living in Northern California and have received awards for television production and writing. In my private life, I'm a mountain biker, a trail runner, a strong believer in a healthy lifestyle, and a lover of the outdoors and wild places. I am also active in Native American cultural preservation.

    $22.00 /hr
    3,041 hours
    4.99
  5. Justin M.

    Justin M. Agency Contractor

    Project Manager and Squarespace Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

    Driven by a genuine desire to contribute to the global creative community, Justin Raymond Merino founded kulturspace with fifteen years of diverse experiences in management, design and cultural environments in international organisations, he offers clients and collaborators a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and creative dexterity. Justin’s education includes Business Management studies at COC, a degree in Design and Visual Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, and in Film & Cinema from the University of London. A strong believer in self-advancement, he also studied Project Management at Pinnacle P.D., Exhibition Design at Node’s Center for Curatorial Studies, and participated in numerous educational programmes at Museum of Modern Art in New York. Spanning over a decade of supervisory practice, Justin’s multifaceted portfolio includes roles such as Operations/Merger Coordinator at Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Facilities Consultant for Warner Music Group, Project Manager within the International Television Department at Warner Bros. Studios, Head Coordinator at LuxeLab & ArtLab, and Facilities Coordinator at Los Angeles Fire Department, amongst others. His responsibilities ranged from overseeing a staff of 40+ people, to managing a US$1billion facilities remodel for Warner Bros. Studios. Justin’s progressive character, innovative ideas and communicational adeptness led to his appointment as Operations and Artist Relations Director at the Manhattan-based Artist Pension Trust in late 2011. His duties included handling of investments and corporate relations with over 700 clients in the UK, Los Angeles and New York, in addition to managing the global Operations and Logistics staff and business development. His hard work and dedication saw his prompt promotion in 2013 to Director General of the newly founded non-profit APT Institute, where he played an integral role in the development of the organisation’s concept, branding and marketing strategies. Justin’s focus now lies on nurturing and expanding kulturspace’s international presence as THE Creative(s) Agency, working with and for creative individuals and organisations to bring their ideas to life. He envisions a future where we’re able to devote ourselves to our individual creative pursuits, enriching our world with artistic, cultural and innovative visions, but doing so with the support of a larger collective - free from the limitations of a traditional brick-and-mortar setup. A native of Los Angeles, Justin Raymond Merino presently collects air miles living and working between Los Angeles, California and Berlin, Germany. Languages: English, ASL and Hebrew.

    Associated with: kulturspace

    $75.00 /hr
    21 hours
    5.00
  6. Abbey Woods

    Abbey Woods

    Experienced Illustrator / Sculptor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    I'm looking for the chance to add more experience to my resume. I have created storyboards and drawn several comics for a few people. I have also made two maquettes for a student film. I have also had experience in data entry and customer support for about a year.

    $7.26 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  7. Olivia E.

    Olivia E.

    Savvy Branding and Package Design

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 16

    Specialist designer with a focus on package design and brand identity, and print design. I have extensive experience in building and growing brands using package design as an essential brand-building and communication strategy. With over twenty five years and a strong background in the creative, functional and technical aspects of package design as image building and the production of print and packaging materials from concept to print production. Currently, I design packaging for products destined for Whole Foods and some specialty stores. As a designer, I am a great optimist, generous with ideas and trailblazers, honed by years of doing label and package design for food and consumer goods, a thorough understanding of US FDA labeling compliance, and superior brand ideation and origination skills. Package design is what I do best!

    $35.00 /hr
    45 hours
    4.79
  8. Jennifer Ganier

    Jennifer Ganier

    BigCommerce Specialist

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 15

    For the past 5 years I have specialized in designing online stores on BigCommerce. I am a Premium Partner with Bigcommerce. What sets me apart is the simple fact that I want you to LOVE your online store. I listen to your wants and make them happen. I am affordable, fast, and I train you how to use your new website. That way in the future you can make updates and changes on your own. I will also be available long term to help you as you grow. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Admin with emphasis in Marketing and Ecommerce. I have worked on over 200 online stores and I am constantly learning about the new best practices for the online stores. I can do graphic design, template changes, product loading, custom design, and SEO. I want to help be your partner in helping your business grow online.

    $75.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.95
  9. Jasmine McGee

    Jasmine McGee

    Social Media Designer and Video Editor

    United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Portfolio: 20

    I live and breathe Digital Media. It's embedded in my DNA! I'm a multimedia whizz (some folks say I'm a trendsetter) with vibrant creativity and an extremely outgoing personality. Skilled in social media content, producing promotional videos for social media channels, crafting engaging copy, graphic design & overseeing content production for large-scale CMS. Extremely comfortable in a project-oriented and fast paced deadline driven environments, in addition to utilizing an editorial calendar to leverage creating content. Brand awareness & skills in social media promotion, as well as producing a credible online presence for clients in various industries. Proficient in: Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer, Google Analytics and Google Adwords. Currently working at Travel Channel as their Social Media Designer.

    $20.00 /hr
    47 hours
    4.96