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  1. Joseph Diola

    Joseph Diola

    Web Researcher/Expert Data Entry/Lead Generation/Craiglist Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    To obtain a full time position that will utilize my persuasive abilities and outgoing personality for maximum success. I want to be part of the company that is related on my field of studies, because for me its fun, challenging and exciting. I learn faster when it comes to this field which is computer related job. Base on my experience, I really feel excitement on having new project or meeting new people on the job. That's why it inspires me working everyday. So I'm looking forward on working other projects specially on computer related job, and I will give my very best shot out of it.

    $4.44 /hr
    2,056 hours
    3.72
  2. Romena C.

    Romena C.

    Sourcing Specialist with sales and marketing experience.

    Philippines - Tests: 3

    Over the past six (6) years I have developed excellent customer service roles in a variety of industries ranging from the hospitality, aeronautical, performing arts and supply industry. A proven track record in being a committed reliable employee who is able to communicate to fellow workmates both in large groups and classes to one on one lessons. I am looking for engaging roles in both a full time or part time capacity. I am seeking the opportunity to help companies and individuals reach their goals efficiently and productively. I guarantee that hiring me will provide you a terrific results in both quality and speed. I am a proficient person who can manage the time wisely and get the job done. I also have experience in marketing projects / campaigns, Stock taking, sourcing / procurement and Cash Handling.

    $5.56 /hr
    165 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. Emmanuel Cimafranca

    Emmanuel Cimafranca

    Database Maintenance, Researcher, Data Entry, Magento Administrator

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    With my skills in database maintenance and data entry work, I aim to render exemplary work, going beyond the client's job requirements. I have been working as a real-estate database maintenance professional, Magento administrator, researcher, and data entry professional for more than 7 years and I hope that I can apply what I have learned in my future jobs. I provide high quality work with 100% accuracy at a timely pace to ensure that client satisfaction is guaranteed. I am a fast learner and I am very flexible when it comes to the work requirements.

    $6.67 /hr
    1,613 hours
    4.70
  5. Angelo Buena

    Angelo Buena

    Content Writer / Data Entry Specialist / Layout Artist

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Angelo Buena is presently working as a Computer Operator I in the Department of Science and Technology – the premiere science and technology body in the country. He performs various computerization and administrative support tasks for the Personnel Division of the department, which includes but is not limited to preparation and encoding of payroll, routine office correspondence, memoranda, endorsements, reports and updating of the department’s Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS). Before joining DOST, he served as an Editor for their University Student Publication for three (3) consecutive years, holding positions such as Literary and Features Editor (2011-2012), Editor-in-Chief (2012-2013), News and Sports Editor (2013-2014) and Associate Editor (2013-2014) for their University Student Literary Folio. His comprehensive and rich experience during his tenure in their Student Publication has developed his skills in writing and desktop publishing. He is currently looking for part-time freelance opportunities in oDesk which is commensurate with his experiences and skills.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Ashan Rodrigo

    Ashan Rodrigo

    Web Scraping, MS Office automation expert

    Sri Lanka - Portfolio: 12

    I'm a professorial individual from Sri Lanka, working as a Senior Software Engineer in a reputed BPO - NASDAQ company, having more than 6 years of professorial experience in analysis and development, As my job role I'm comfortable with any web scraping project, Web crawler development, web extraction, conversion projects mainly related with PDF, XML to MS word office etc. Office Automation, PDF Extraction automation, XML related applications. Any challenge is a new lesson for me, hence I would like to address difficult tasks with hours of coding, being a individual I do like to code and find new opportunities for build up my career.

    $7.00 /hr
    44 hours
    4.97
  7. Faiqua G.

    Faiqua G.

    Admin Support, Virtual Assistant,Data Entry, Copywriting, Web Research

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    If you are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, can meet deadlines, someone who can work under minimum supervision, has the ear for instructions and keen eye for details, someone who is hard-working and dedicated to every task assigned to her, then here I am. P.S; I am sure people who will work with me will be very happy with my work.

    $5.56 /hr
    174 hours
    4.99