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  1. Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Multifaceted Virtual Assistant. Business support branch

    Sweden - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 4

    My previous line of work led to the start of a VA business. My goal is to work with what I like and keep up the trend of various tasks. The rate described is my lowest rate, which I usually apply because I sometimes like to do assignments to keep my skills at a recent level, and then that rate apply. On the other hand could other duties require a higher rate. My VA role is one of the multi-skilled, or multifaceted as I use for marketing since I've learned a lot of different skills during the positions I held. I'm very service minded, as I started out as a cashier and office girl and had the privilege to work with people with genuine feeling for service. I find it likable and I also think it makes sense to keep a service minded attitude towards customers. If you see someone without a smile - give them one of your kind of recaps what service is. Additionally to the service offered in the line of work, that is. Later on I've for several years each, held positions as sales secretary, school secretary, administrative consultant, application specialist and web/system developer. Besides having extensive work experience, the studying of sociology, psychology and computer science at an academic level constitutes useful knowledge. Still today I feel at home in almost any constellation of work, I like to do repetitive tasks from time to time, and challenging tasks from time to time. Work satisfaction is important to me, and it means delivering good results, to be of benefit to the receiver. For myself the help and learn part goes a long way. One other thing to mention is that I learned to type at an early age. That skill has been both useful and fun during the years. Besides skills in service and typing, I'm interested in languages, both human and computer. Regarding human language, I write with a fine imagination, do my research and have a splendid vocabulary. Regarding computers, I like to make life easier for end users, and I also focus on usability. Regarding both languages, I also like to enhance the experience for the reader/user. Oh, I nearly forgot (if you're still reading this short essay that is), I also do some graphic designs from time to time. Web design, Logo designs, Business Cards, Newsletter, formatting in Word, layouts in PowerPoint and so on! We need beautiful things! Cheers!

    $30.00 /hr
    82 hours
    4.98
  2. Lou Nilreb Dizon

    Lou Nilreb Dizon

    System Administrator /IT Support (HW, SW and Network) / Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the years I have been an IT enthusiast. I have developed a wide range of programs and configured applications to maximize their efficiency for personal and business use. I continuously seek for new challenges to gain knowledge and to stay in trend with technology. My goal is not to meet but rather to exceed my client's expectations.

    $5.56 /hr
    552 hours
    5.00
  3. Monis Rizvi

    Monis Rizvi

    Experienced Remote Technical and Live Chat Support, Ticket Support.

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    With more than 2 years of experience in customer service and technical support via live chat and tickets, I'm confident in my ability to find an amiable solution to any challenge I may encounter. As a self-motivated and determined person, with a strong capacity for learning, I thrive in virtual work environments - taking on new challenging and multi-tasking with ease. I've worked hard to foster strong working relationships and if I don't immediately have an answer to a question, I definitely have the skills and resources to know where to find it. As a naturally empathetic person with a solutions oriented attitude, I am able to relate to customers; helping them to feel comfortable and understood, while finding the appropriate solution for all parties involved. I am known for my commitment, superior work ethics, attention to detail and excellence in customer care.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $6.67 /hr
    2,600 hours
    4.95
  4. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,379 hours
    5.00
  5. Jouie Dominisac

    Jouie Dominisac

    Prolific Writer, Excel/Word Expert, Project Manager, and VA

    Philippines - Last active: 07/08/2014 - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 1

    According to my Innermetrix Disc Index results, I have the following unique behavioral strengths: * I build confidence in others needing a boost. * I show remarkable consistency in project ability: I lead by demonstrating and mentoring, without inconsistencies or sudden changes. * I have a high degree of quality-control orientation. * I am conscientious: I do things the correct way, the first time. * I am people-oriented in a stable and sincere way. * I have a keen awareness of the broad-based impact of important decisions. * I am self-motivated, goal-directed, and able to spread that motivation to others. * I am able to deal with details (exact standards, data, fine print, and close tolerances) with accuracy and confidence. For 7 years now, I had been growing in the IT department of a manufacturing corporation. I was the IT Coordinator, which involves: * designing, planning and implementing the new software * making sure all affected departments are involved and well-spoken for * ensuring that the integrity of the old Sybase database is maintained * providing reports and presentations in MS Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint for logistics, sales, and production to determine margin curves, appropriate lead times, and consumption trends. Now that we have two kids, we agreed that it would be best for me to spend more time with them and do home-based assignments and projects instead. I have also worked on several freelance articles for different companies outside of and in oDesk for the last seven years. These involve * ghostwriting original and interesting articles on different topics * providing well-researched technical papers on varied subjects * proofreading or rewriting articles from other writers Here on oDesk, I have extensive experience in providing varied online services to an educational start-up company: * recruit, interview, hire, and manage employees * call, enroll, and update parents on student matters * create, present, and implement quality manuals for various departments or for general use * gather operational data and provide reports * create, modify and maintain various online tools used by employees I am proficient in HTML, C++ and Visual Basic programming. I am an expert in data entry and MS Word and Excel conversions of data. I occasionally offer tutorial services in English accent enhancement, conversational English, MS Office Applications, and High School Math and Science. I am also fluent in Spanish (Mexican). My objective here on oDesk is to earn, learn, hone my skills, and be regarded as a reliable service provider by always delivering timely and quality work.

    $10.00 /hr
    1,203 hours
    4.89
  6. Joewinder P.

    Joewinder P.

    Computer Programmer/VA/Data Encoder/Web Admin./Researcher/Game Master

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi Sir/ Madam, I'm happy To serve You!! My Objectives: To be able to apply my learning and knowledge in one of the prestigious company in the country as I develop myself through excellence and dedication and contribute in the company’s development. I'm willing to be train, work hard and will always do my best to do my duty with in the reach of my ability..and also accept of corrections and shows willingness to innovations of techniques for the future advance.

    $4.00 /hr
    485 hours
    4.96
  7. Relz Michael Macahilig

    Relz Michael Macahilig

    Logo, Web & Graphic Designer, Web Marketing, Social Media & VA

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I am someone who can make your business topnotch and successful in whatever services I could offer. Every job that I will handle, I will handle them with responsibility and with a high-quality output. I believe that, in order for this project to turn out successful, good communication and a clear job instructions will be instilled on both our end. I am amenable to work as a part-time to full-time at home. As much as possible, 10-20 hours/week for Part Time and 30-40 hours/week for Full Time. I am a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at Central Philippine University. I have certifications on TESDA NCII(Computer Hardware Servicing Certified), and SAP BusinessOne. I am passionate when it comes to designing stuff like web pages, logos, and other images. (You can view some of them on my portfolios) During my on-the-job training at Jimac Incorporated in Q. Ave, Quezon City, I have had experiences in giving technical support under the Product Support Group but I was later transferred and trained as a marketing assistant under the Marketing Department. These experiences enhanced my technical support skills and broaden my knowledge on creating effective marketing collaterals like creating designs for the web page of a company and such, creating logos and other paraphernalia that our client company needs. I had also experiences designing a system user interface during my college years, as I was the UI designer of our capstone project proposal entitled as “Building Management Information System”. I am a person who is a fast learner and has a high attention to every detail my client will instruct me. I am also person who is dedicated, reliable and mostly particular when it comes to accomplishing tasks on time. I can make sure that every project or task assigned to me will meet the needs of my client with a high-quality output, hard work and with all honesty. I can say that I have the dedication to learn if I don't know something. I also try to handle situations before they become stressful I am mostly interested with tasks that involves with Logo, Web & Graphics Design. Some administrative tasks that involve data entry, web researching, System Analysis and Design, and SMM. Here is a list of some of the applications I have experienced using: Joomla, WordPress, Trello, Dropbox, Google Docs, Google Drive, Cisco Packet Tracer, SAP Business One, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe After Effects, AutoDesk Maya and AutoDesk AutoCAD. I am currently employed as web page designer of Intenga.com.

    $5.00 /hr
    1,322 hours
    5.00
  8. Carlos Mendoza

    Carlos Mendoza

    SAP ABAP / Wordpress / English-Spanish Interpreter

    Honduras - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    SAP Experience: * ABAP development (EH&S, SD, MM, HCM, FI-CO, PS, QM) * WebDynpro ABAP development * Customizing SAP Standard * Customer Exits * Batch Inputs * BAPI * Applying SAP Notes * SAP Interactive Adobe Forms * Creating SAP Users * Creation of profiles and roles * Transporting workbench requests * Implementing authorization objects Wordpress Experience: * Responsive layouts * PayPal Integration * Membership Options Page * Forums and Blogs * Subscribers list with Chimp Mail * Google and Bing search engine optimization - SEO Other Skills: * English-Spanish Interpretation. * Customer Service Skills * Mobile Developer for Android - Eclipse IDE * Flash Professional CC * Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver. * JAVA, HTML and XML * Collecting Software requirements * Create video tutorials on YouTube. * Video Production Tools such as: Camstudio, VirtualDub, Audacity and Handbrake

    $8.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.95
  9. Rahul K.

    Rahul K. Agency Contractor

    E-Commerce Data Entry/ Magento/ Open Cart/ VA/ Web Researcher

    India - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 8

    I consider myself a hardworking, dedicated, and proactive person with excellent organisational and communication skills and a good team player with a can-do attitude. I am also a flexible person who works well under pressure while at the same time maintaining a calm and reassuring manner. I have vast experience in areas like, Adobe Photoshop, E-Commerce Data entry, Magento and Open Cart, MS-word, Excel, E-mail handling.

    Associated with: Datasoft IT Kings LLP

    $3.50 /hr
    855 hours
    5.00