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  1. Jennifer Poteat

    Jennifer Poteat

    Writer/Women's and Gender Studies Grad Student/Cardiology Coordinator

    United States

    I have 16 years of experience in scientific writing/editing and research proposal development. I am a clinical trials coordinator for cardiology studies at Duke University, as well as finalizing a Master of Arts in Psychology at North Carolina Central University and working toward a Graduate Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies at University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Currently, I am preparing final defense of my master's thesis and a draft of a novel. I look forward to working with you!

    $15.00 /hr
    113 hours
    5.00
  2. Marika Clementi

    Marika Clementi

    Creative writing, translations, voice over

    Italy - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a native italian speaker graduated in foreign languages. I have a really good knowledge of English (both written and spoken) and Spanish. I also have a basic knowledge of German. I really enjoy using computer and I'm looking forward to finding an On-line Job. I also have more than six years of esperience as administrative secretary. I have experience in singing and voice over. In my spare time I do voluntary work for a religious association and I have many hobbies, such as: writing (novel, poetry ad fictions), singing, reading (books as well as comics and mangas), visiting art cities or art expositions, watching movies and TV series (better if in original language), cooking, translating and more.

    $7.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.83
  3. Briana Lyon

    Briana Lyon

    Writer, artist & designer

    Canada - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 26

    Los Angeles native, published author and successful artist with a rare degree in Religion, Literature and the Arts from a top University. My visuals and writing are thoughtful, cohesive and targeted to your audience. I use my certifications in sustainable design and social media marketing to draft relevant and socially aware copy. With an eye for style and a cutting edge creative education I can deliver what you are looking for quickly and collaboratively. I write extensively about art, art history, design, contemporary living, cultural history and physical fitness. I homestead, back-country snowboard and travel in my free time.

    $25.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  4. Stacey Atkinson

    Stacey Atkinson

    Writer and Editor

    Canada - Portfolio: 2

    I am a professional editor ranking in the top 20% of proofreaders and copy editors on Elance. I have twelve years of experience working for government in various jobs, writing and editing plans, reports and strategies. Since 2012 I've been working freelance, editing blogs, websites, book manuscripts, and marketing material. I am an award-winning author of a fiction novel and I regularly blog about opportunities for self-published authors. I hold a bachelor of design and an editing certificate, and I also have experience in stock photography, book design, and social media. Currently a member of the Editors' Association of Canada and the Independent Book Publishers Association.

    $23.00 /hr
    80 hours
    4.93
  5. Chris Sirico

    Chris Sirico

    Graphic Designer

    United States - Portfolio: 10

    Hello, I'm Chris Sirico. I'm a creative designer with 6 years experience. I specialize in photo manipulation, image restoration, color adjustment, logo designs, and more. I also do 3D modeling and rendering. I'm proficient in Adobe Photoshop CS6, Illustrator, and Lightroom. I'm a fast worker with a huge sense of pride in my work. My object is always to deliver a quality product in a timely fashion. I'm open to revisions, and always prefer to converse with employers prior to beginning work. Should you be interested in my services, I am confident that I will provide you with the assistance you're looking for. Thank you.

    $16.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  6. Jennifer Rodriguez

    Jennifer Rodriguez

    Author, Editor, Advocate, and Inspiration

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Jennifer is a native Texan currently residing in San Antonio. She received her BS degree from Baylor University in the field of Education, and began working on her MS degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has worked with children in a variety of roles since 1990. Jennifer has published 3 children's books under her own name, and been a ghost writer for nearly 10 others. She has worked as an educational content editor for McGraw-Hill, and as a freelance editor for several children's and adult literature projects. Additionally, she owns and runs a small independent publishing company which produces both e-books and print books.

    $12.22 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  7. Melissa Jones

    Melissa Jones

    I am a ONE STOP SHOP! Writer, Designer, Publisher

    United States - Portfolio: 20

    www.mpagejones.com Native English speaker. I provide a unique set of proven skills in both writing and graphic design. For over 23 years, I have been a "one-stop-shop" saving my freelance clients time and money by being able to create package deals. Imagine only having one person to contact for an entire project instead of a designer, writer, editor and etc. I have a B.A. in Creative Writing/English and am a published author in several magazines, as well as, a published author of a memoir (available at Amazon.com). My biggest assets are my work ethic (if I promise something and you don't get it on the agreed upon time...someone call 911!!) and my insatiable curiosity when it comes to my craft. I believe that any day that you get to wake up and create something is a great day!

    $22.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  8. Joshua C.

    Joshua C.

    Squarespace Professional

    United States - Portfolio: 16

    *Please Note: Per Hour/Fee is flexible to change based on scope and project difficulty.* My name is Josh C, and I'm a freelancer out of Orlando, Florida. I have a vast array of skills, and have worked with numerous companies in various fields including: (Message me for full portfolio). *Speciality in Squarespace Web Design & Content Coordination* -Creative/Content Based Writing (Blogs, Bios, Press Releases, Proofing, etc) -Photo Manipulation/Creation/Formatting (Adobe Photoshop) -Audio Editing, Mixing, Processing (Logic Pro) If you would like more information about my array of services, please feel free to send me a message and ask any questions! Thanks, Josh

    $38.89 /hr
    108 hours
    4.93
  9. Samantha Lienhard

    Samantha Lienhard

    Writer - horror, fantasy, comedy, and video games

    United States - Portfolio: 4

    I am a professional writer and longtime gamer, with expertise in both areas. As a published fiction writer and an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association, I've devoted my life to writing, ever since I realized as a little kid that I wanted to be an author. I take every job very seriously and will give your work the same attention and care I give to my own. I have a B.A. in English with a minor in Creative Writing. Currently, I am pursuing an M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction. My education provided me with strong English skills, as well as editing skills honed through workshops and beta reading. I have frequently reviewed and proofread the writing of classmates, both creative writing and essay writing. As a video game freelance writer, I have written guides, articles, and news posts for Cheats.co, Xbox360Cheats.com, GTA5Cheats.com, and JBG News.

    $22.22 /hr
    626 hours
    5.00