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Dustin van Schouwen

Dustin van Schouwen

Web design and other development

United States - Portfolio: 38

4-15 years experience in NodeJS, AngularJS, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Perl, Haskell, C, C++, hAppS, Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress, CakePHP, Pylons, lighttpd, cherokee, memcached, Apache, Linux, FreeBSD, Haiku, etc, database platforms DB2, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, PervasiveSQL, SQLite, and others. Seasoned developer with architectural experience.

$44.00 /hr
4 hours

Martin C.

Developer, Analyst, Writer

Australia - Tests: 17

I have 13 years commercial experience in Information Technology (total 22 years in computer programming). I engage in Android application development, general software development, web development (back-end systems processing), technical writing and systems analysis and optimisation. I aim to take on any interesting and challenging role.

$115.00 /hr
65 hours

Esther Kirimi

Esther Kirimi

Virtual Assistant, Ecommerce specialist, Writer, 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.

97% Job Success
$7.00 /hr
594 hours

Lara May Estampa

Lara May Estampa

Live Chat and Phone Support Representative

Philippines - Tests: 5

I have several years of customer service experience. I also worked as a QA Specialist and as a live chat support representative. I am good at handling emails and well-versed in social media blogging. I strive for excellence in everything that I do. Having worked in a customer service position for years, I believe my greatest assets are my ability to work with different personalities and adapt quickly to different situations. I possess excellent communication skills both oral and written English. I have remarkable interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. I am a passionate person who works hard and pays close attention to details. I am versatile, self-motivated and eager to learn from others. Furthermore, I am a proactive and a fast learner which enable me to learn new things quickly and efficiently.

$3.50 /hr
1,651 hours

Clifferd L.

Clifferd L.

Web Designer, Virtual Assistant, Social Media Specialist, Blogger

Philippines - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 20

Top Rated Odesker! Hello, I am Cliff, an IT Professional and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, with units in Masters Degree in Information Technology Management. I've been working as VA/PA, Web Researcher, Web Designer and Marketer from different online companies for more than three years now. I am honest, fast and solution-oriented person. Although I have very extensive experience as VA, I am still willing to learn new things, and I am always up to challenges.

100% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
2,014 hours

Donna alma q. E.

Donna alma q. E.

Part Time Personal Assistant /Researcher/Creative Writer

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

I am a Credit Specialist by profession, an Accountant and a part-time online researcher and virtual assistant. I want to maximize my skills in full potential thus I don't limit my self to just one job. I put honesty into my work to establish a good working relationship to my employer as well to my co-worker. I'm hard-working, self learner, diligent as I do my best effort to make my services worth being paid for.

100% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
1,249 hours

Caselyne S.

Caselyne S. Agency Contractor

Telemarketer / Appointment Setter / Web Page Designer

Philippines - Tests: 4

Summary of My Skills: *Able to make sales and set appointments (giving quality customer service). *Effective in communication and organizational skills. Able to communicate effectively both in verbal and written. *Skilled in presenting complex ideas. *Able to learn quickly and use basic or new computer programs / applications. *Experience in designing web pages using HTML, PHP, SQL, Javascript, and CSS. And also programming basic computer applications using Visual Basic, PHP and C++.

Associated with: VWP Manpower Agency, VWPMA Business Development I

81% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
600 hours

Dennis rey R.

Dennis rey R.

IT Contractor

Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

For the last 5 years, I have developed an array of knowledge and skills in supporting different kind of enterprise and business organization via Phone, Email, Chat and Forum. My work experience and specialties are as follows, but not limited to: • 3PL/WMS Inventory Control Software Systems • Windows Server • MS SQL Server • Application Support • SaaS Support • eSourcing • eProcurement • Vendor/Supplier Management • Market Research • Internet troubleshooting • Computer Networking • Computer Maintenance • LED Sign Software support • Web site maintenance • SEO Article Writing

$20.00 /hr
1,871 hours

Muhammad B.

Muhammad B. Agency Contractor

UX/UI Designer

Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

If you are looking for an affordable yet qualitative development & design that would take your corporate identity to the next level, your search ends here. I am specialized in corporate identity solutions on all mediums that are print, computer and mobile. I understand how important is it for your company to have a unique identity, for the success of your business. Thus, I strive towards providing custom solutions that can represent the true identity of your business and yet stand out from your competitors. Before you hire me, you can ask me to provide you with a concept. I keep things simple for you, yet provide great services at great prices. Looking forward to working with you. Muhammad

Associated with: itracker

$13.33 /hr
43 hours