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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. Tasauf Islam

    Tasauf Islam

    Writing

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Brac University student studying Electronics and Communication Engineering in Bangladesh. I have completed my school studies with distinction. I am an experienced writer. I previously worked for local offices in Bangladesh. In professional field, I had experience in proposal writing, business writing, web content writing, script and speech writing. Blog writing, creative writing, travel writing and sports writing is very simple for me because I do it as a hobby almost everyday. And as I am a university student, I have to write papers for academic purposes, so I am experienced in it too. Altogether, I am a very confident writer.

    $16.00 /hr
    113 hours
    4.99
  3. Reka Cseh

    Reka Cseh

    literary translator, content creator

    Hungary - Last active: 19 days ago

    My name is Réka and I work as a freelance translator. I am a native Hungarian and also a Philologist in Hungarian Studies. I have many experiences in translation in a variety of fields as a freelancer. I always work accurately and respect deadlines. My passion is literary translation, I attended a school in Budapest to develop my translation skills. I provide translation and proofreading services. Hungarian > English English > Hungarian Hungarian > German German > Hungarian If you are interested in collaborating, please feel free to contact me and we will discuss further!

    $20.00 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  4. Sergio B.

    Sergio B.

    Translator, editor, proofreader and writer

    Argentina - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 39

    Native Spanish-Speaking Translator from Spain, currently based in Buenos Aires. I am committed to my work by providing professional translation and writting services to my clients. If you select me as your Spanish translator, you will benefit from my experience in hundreds of translation projects for the last five years, and also from my commitment to improve my knowledge and skills. *Language Pairs English - Spanish / Catalan French - Spanish / Catalan Italian - Spanish / Catalan Portuguese - Spanish / Catalan *I provide writing and proofreading services in Spanish and Catalan. *Main Areas of Work WEBSITES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, IT, TOURISM, TECHNICAL TOPICS, ACADEMICAL ARTICLES, HAND BOOKS, USER GUIDES, LITERATURE *Education: Degree in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and History, University of Barcelona, 2007-1012. Collaborating in the department of Sociology at Nanterre University (Paris X), 2011-2012. Senior Technician in Telecommunications and Computer Systems, Studi

    $20.00 /hr
    65 hours
    4.87
  5. Gael J.

    Gael J.

    French English Editor/Translator

    France - Last active: 10 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    As a French native speaker, I am also skilled in simplified Chinese, English, Korean and Russian. I can also help you with Japanese if you are aiming at this beautiful country too. I gained some experience whilst obtaining my two master degrees in Marketing and Logistics, plus working as a translator and editor for several years. I am eager to provide quick, efficient and accurate results according to your needs and will help providing the words to your thoughts. I am available to go forward with you and reach your goals. Feel free to contact me! Have a nice day! Gael

    $10.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  6. Tom S.

    Tom S. Agency Contractor

    Mathematician, Programmer and Translator

    Germany - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 5

    I just finished my studies of mathematics with focus on physics and computer sciences in Iceland. Next to my studies, I have been programming already for several years on a freelance basis and provide professional translation services. The programs that I created so far mostly are GUI applications under Windows, as well as web-based applications using PHP and javascript. In addition to these experiences, I have also intensive knowledge of C/C++, Matlab, R, and various other programming languages. You can see some of my programs in my portfolio and on my website. In addition to being a programmer, I have also several years of experience as a translator. As a German native speaker, I mostly translate from English to German, and occasionally from German to English. I have lived abroad for more than three years now, and therefore know a couple of other languages as well. These include French, Icelandic, Swedish, Dutch and Bulgarian. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. Best wishes, Tom Schiller

    Associated with: e-ComFreelance Agency

    $24.00 /hr
    681 hours
    4.78
  7. marco amaral

    marco amaral

    Web Developing, Translation Portuguese English, DBA - MySQL PostGreSQL

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    My main target is work and get paid for it of course! Another targets are learning more while working always. Deliver Excellent and High Quality Jobs

    Groups: oTranslators

    $10.00 /hr
    57 hours
    4.63
  8. Fangrui Shu

    Fangrui Shu

    Experienced Software Engineer and Architect

    United States - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 4

    Senior software engineer and architect with more than 7 years experience at IBM. Leading the technical design and development of IBM's cloud based E-commerce SaaS product from 2011 to 2013. Deep expertise on globalization technologies and lead the development of software for IBM's Global Translation Process. Teaching courses on software engineering at top China universities - Zhejiang University, Southeast University, South China University of Technology from 2011 to 2012. Co-author of the first IBM's globalized Chinese software development book. http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/cn/java/book_global_development/ (in Chinese) Four US patent applications, one granted US patent and one granted Chinese patent. www.google.com/patents/US20140067145 www.google.com/patents/US20090327865 www.google.com/patents/US8788495 www.google.com/patents/US20120136219 www.google.com/patents/US20120190937 www.google.com/patents/CN101620610B Author of 3 articles on IBM developerWorks. http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-aix-javatraps/index.html Have a Bachelor and Master degree on computer science.

    $33.33 /hr
    5 hours
    4.99
  9. Lars Wendt

    Lars Wendt

    Software, Websites, Translations

    Spain - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 1

    .Hello, I am a professional developer, I had my own companies since 1996 in germany, then in 2012 I moved down to spain at the costa blanca, working with my old customers and building up a new network with thrustworthy persons and companies. We can communicate in English, German, French, Spanish and some dutch and danish. Thus I am offering translation services aswell. Below there is a list of things I am looking for and what you can expect from me, - and what I can do for you - just give it a try and you will see that, if the communication is ok, your things are gonna be sorted ! I'd like to build up a longterm relation, if we'd work together YOU can expect: - good communication - free advice & tips - not every move I do has to be paid - cool solutions - new ways to do things - Bugs fixed and problems solved - new Ideas that might advance you / your project What I expect: - fairness - Exact explanation of what has to be done *OR*, If you dont know it, we must have a chat to clear things up - If you want to know an exact price, then I have to know exactly (and everything) that has to be done. - long term collaboration - what doesnt mean that you have to have something todo every day, but if you have something, call me - Trust me, I know what I am talking about, dont hire a bunch of people when I allready have a solution, because too many cooks spoil the broth What can I do for you ? - Web / Desktop Applications C# - PHP - Java - JavaScript - JQuery - Bootstrap - Facebook API - Server / Linux SSH - Hosting / Domain stuff - Delphi - C++ - Photoshop / Design stuff - CSS - Templating - MySQL - SQL, MSSQL - Development and planning - Designing and templating - Debuggin, Bugfixing - Websites - Desktop Apps - Mobile Apps (Android) - Responsive Websites - XML / JSON Import export feeds / connectivity / data exchange Recent actions: • Conceptual design, planning and implementing of Websites, CMS- and shop systems • Consulting and planning of advertising campaigns • Requirement Analysis, ROI, • Advertisement, print, lay outing, advertising photography • Internet Development [PHP/MYSQL, Flash etc.] • Development of own CMS, Plugin development, • Internet marketing, Adwords, SEO • Connection with merchandise management systems • Interface Development, porting • Database Development, maintenance, support • LAN & PC Service, repairs, support • Conceptual design, planning and implementing of networks, maintenance, administration and user support • Network security and usability • electronic point of sale (EPOS) systems, PDA und Intranet solutions Certificates: - Java fundamentals for programmers switching to Java - Advanced Delphi programming - IHK Expert for IT-Network management - IHK heterogeneous Networks – TCP/IP - Internet - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer [MCSE] - Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 - Implementing and Supporting NT 4.0 Servers in the Enterprise - Implementing and Supporting NT Server 4.0 - IHK Systems management under Windows NT - Internetworking with Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 - Microsoft Certified Professional [MCP] - Implementing and Supporting NT 4.0 Workstations - Networking Essentials - IHK from PC to Workgroup - IHK Systems management under Novell 4.1X Software Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Macromedia Fireworks, Macromedia Flash, 3D Studio Max, Borland Delphi, MS Visual Studio, Oracle Netbeans, Borland C++ Builder, Java Eclipse, MS Visual Studio, ...... Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, CSS and (D)HTML, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP Excellent knowledge of Office Software and miscellaneous Operating systems. Programming languages Delphi (16 + 32), C++, C++ Builder, Java, PHP / SQL / MYSQL, Flash / Action script DirectX / Direct3D, C#,JQuery, [Delphi + JEDI]

    $25.00 /hr
    2,036 hours
    5.00
  10. Victoriia Bogdanova

    Victoriia Bogdanova

    Translator and Teacher

    Ukraine - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I can say with certainty that translation, interpreting and teaching are my vocations. I have been working in the spheres mentioned above for more than 7 years so I consider myself to be a competent specialist. I graduated from Donetsk National University (Ukraine) in 2010. I got Master's degree in philology and two qualifications: High School teacher of French and English and Translator. At the moment I am a postgraduate so in a couple of years I am going to get my PhD degree. If we are talking about my strengths I would like to say that I am a well-educated person who speaks four languages and who is aware of many sectors thanks to the experience that I get while working. I am a self-confident and self-rigorous woman so if I have some task it means I will do that in the best possible way. I am punctual and careful so people may count on me without any risk. As for my skills, I would like to say that I am good at teaching languages (English, French, Russian and Ukrainian), translation and interpreting.

    $5.00 /hr
    33 hours
    4.75