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  1. Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Developer & Translator

    Brazil - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems, specially on the following topics: Design and development of systems (implementation, analysis and design), databases and information processing. I Also, do translations and proofreading of English and Portuguese texts.

    $16.67 /hr
    515 hours
    5.00
  2. Dimitrios Chatzidakis Zavorianos

    Dimitrios Chatzidakis Zavorianos

    Translator

    United Kingdom - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 3

    A humanities graduate with a variety of skills that can be brought to bear. I can deliver translations on strict deadlines and to the highest of standards, as I draw from my past experience working as an interpreter and translator for a professional agency, as well as my teaching experience of English in preparing students for IELTS and Proficiency examinations. In view of my studies in humanities, I also look forward to any task related to blogging, text editing or proofreading. Furthermore, I would welcome any opportunity to contribute to projects that involve the utilization of historical knowledge, given I have acted as a historical consultant for a theme park and a games scenarios designers’ team.

    $8.89 /hr
    98 hours
    4.77
  3. Pamela rose C.

    Pamela rose C. Agency Contractor

    Online Mktg,eCommerce,SEO and SMM Proj Manager,Experienced VA

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 13

    Working for a number of years helped me develop an exceptional attention to detail, have outstanding interpersonal skills and the determination to get tasks done. My objective is to obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my education and work experience for the benefit of the company as well as for personal growth and professional advancement.

    Associated with: Online VIP

    $16.67 /hr
    1,679 hours
    4.83
  4. Amelyn Labrador

    Amelyn Labrador Agency Contractor

    Multi Tasking/Researcher/Data Entry/Data Mining/Video & Audio Editing

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    Looking for the greatest opportunity to work in a leading company.

    Associated with: Filipino_Patriot

    $3.33 /hr
    1,435 hours
    4.92
  5. Stephan Hornick

    Stephan Hornick

    English-German-Japanese-Chinese Translator & Strategic Project Manager

    Germany - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native German young professional translator with 8 years of translation and proofreading experience. I have a language, culture and IT magister degree (best 3%; remark: magister is a degree between master and doctor) and profound knowledge in a broad spectrum of fields (e.g. medicine, IT, computer linguistics, literature, teaching, politics, philosophy, mathematics, financing, physics and so on). I have further advanced skills in microsoft word, excel, access, open office, adobe photoshop, programming & webdesign in HTML, Basic, Java, Haskell, Lisp, ACT-R, project management, strategic management and so on. I have been living in Japan, China, US, UK and Colombia. I am accustomed with their cultural differences and use most of these languages daily. As a client, consider punctionality, thoroughness and a qualitatively high literal standard my three most important aspects of work as a translator. I would appreciate it very much, if you let me know from the start who is going to read the translation. Case by case, I will shift between technical translation and creative translation and adapt the language and the style accordingly. I am looking forward to your email.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Angel García

    Angel García

    Excelent software developer with Java experience

    Venezuela - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    My main goal is to complete jobs providing an excellent service, with professional results always on time. I am currently finishing my Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science. I have experience coding in Java / C# / PHP / C++ also in the development of webpages with HTML / CSS, developing algorithms, working with data structures, also with CMS ( Especially Drupal ) and with DBMS such as Oracle, Mysql and a little less in Postgresql. A side goal is to amplify my base of knowledge inside and outside my career.

    $15.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  7. Alfred Lagmay

    Alfred Lagmay

    Top Web Researcher, Database Admin and English / German Translator

    Philippines - Tests: 7

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my living area in the Philippines. 30 Jahre Erfahrung wurde gesammelt bei Arbeit in verschiedenen Positionen. Derzeit übersetze ich für das Kreisgericht im Bezirk meines Wohnsitzes in den Philippinen. I am actually natively speaking BOTH languages since I grew up in Austria, as part of a multilingual family. Translation between both languages comes to me as natural as humanly possible. Eigentlich spreche ich Englisch und Deutsch als Muttersprache da ich einerseits in Österreich aber andererseits in einer mehr-sprachigen Familie aufgewachsen bin. Commercial English and German translation specialist, having studied at the Vienna-Austria Humboldt languages and linguistic institute. Geschäftliches oder Kommerzielles Englisch und Deutsch habe ich zusätzlich am Humboldt Institut für Sprachwissenschaft in Wien, Österreich studiert. Technical English and German was acquired due to my Bachelor in Technical Informatik and my Masters in Technical Informatik, both at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. Technisches Englisch und Deutsch habe ich mir während meines Studiums für Informatik und Masters in Informatik, beide an der Universität für Technologie in Wien, angeeignet. Database Administrator, Research and Data Entry. Ich bin auch als Datenbank Administrator und in den Richtungen Forschung und Daten Operation tätig. With my best regards, Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay

    $27.78 /hr
    4,822 hours
    5.00
  8. KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    Article and academic content writer, Technical visual Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 85

    Interested in Research contents, SEO articles or technical diagrams? I am here with you and my vision is to build up a business relationship with you. Can you please choose your requirement from below as these are my fields of work. 1. Writings i. Academic (10+ years experience)- -writing,reviewing, editing (Research papers, Thesis, Reports, Assignments, Articles) in APA, MLA, Harvard, chicago, Oxford styles ii. Technical (10+ years experience) -Contents of latest technologies -pervasive (ubiquitous) computing -cloud computing -distributed systems -sensor networks -protocols of wired and wireless network -IP networking -programming with latest languages like Java, .Net, PHP, MySQL, ORACLE, SQL Server -Big Data -Database Management Systems (DBMS) -Project Plans/Project Management iii. SEO, BMR (2+ year experience) iv. Marketing/Promotional Article (3+ years experience) 2. Design Works (Technical, 5+ years experience) -User Manual/Guide, Installation/Troubleshooting guide, EBook, Book Cover design, Theme/template design -Chart design (Gantt Chart, other project charts) using latest technologies like Google visualization tools (google docs, spreadsheets, charts, tree maps), MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Power Point, Publisher, Project), Visio Stencils/diagrams, BPMN diagrams 3. Web research (4+ year experience) i. Reviewing of Websites, Blogs, Articles, Marketing contents etc. ii. Forum posting/commenting iii. blog commenting iv. Business Plan Writing and researching v. Graphical Design and Animation vi. Consultancy in technological and business events

    $15.00 /hr
    204 hours
    4.51
  9. Jan M.

    Jan M.

    Experienced Translator, Customer Service Rockstar skilled in IT

    Czech Republic - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Motivated multilingual, Customer Service Rockstar with strong skills in translations and IT. Ability to organize and schedule workload and meet deadlines. Reliable and co-operative individual, also works well as a team member. Flexible, independent, multitasker, outgoing, proactive, friendly, open-minded and reliable person who enjoys new challenges and experiences in life. My services: Translation/Proofreading: - Website localization - Business documents and letters - Marketing and advertising materials - Theatre plays, Scripts, Subtitles Customer Service/Support IT Support Call Agent Service Virtual Assistant

    $13.32 /hr
    3,047 hours
    4.89
  10. Esther Kirimi

    Esther Kirimi

    Virtual Assistant, Ecommerce specialist, Writer, SEO, Email support

    Kenya - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Dedication, honesty and reliability are my core values as a virtual worker. With years of experience am looking for a position that is interesting, fun and decent. I am a hardworking freelancer willing and ready to tackle any project that falls within my interests and experience. My main objective is to redefine ethics involved in the field of data entry, web research, writing, E commerce administration and virtual assistance through discipline, efficiency and commitment so as to timely deliver professional and accurate work for the clients’ maximum satisfaction. I am the support person that your business needs and I am ready to work with you. I guarantee that my input, flexibility and creativity will be perfect for you. Looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

    $7.00 /hr
    560 hours
    4.62