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  1. Lars Wendt

    Lars Wendt

    Software, Websites, Translations

    Spain - Last active: 22 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
    2,042 hours
    5.00
  2. Anastasiya Sviderska

    Anastasiya Sviderska Agency Contractor

    Project manager and profficent support assistant,

    Czech Republic - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I have more than 3 years of customer service experience (including online, phone and personal) and, during this period, have been using Zendesk, Salesforce, Jira, Redmine, and GoToMeeting software solutions to train, assist and guide customers thought the software tools I've been supporting; troubleshooting the technical issues, getting through the bug and feature request submissions, resetting passwords and getting the feedback. I have quite an experience, using MS Office tools and Google Drive, to create reports, make presentations and manage projects and inter-sharing with my team mates. I am friendly and professional assistant; my multitasking skills, help me to manage several projects the same time. Being a quick learner, I would be very happy to assist you with you customer service flows and provide additional support to any of your projects. Having Russian as my native language I would be able to provide you with multi-language supplier support.

    Groups: Article Samurai, Pro Customer Service

    Associated with: RostDS s.r.o. Agency

    $11.11 /hr
    6,764 hours
    4.40
  3. Roger L.

    Roger L.

    Project Management / SMM&Marketing Specialist/ Portuguese Translator

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

    To go beyond the expectations of those counting on my professional skills and in the areas I am fully capable of providing excellence. Such areas include but are not limited to: Project and team managing skills: Over 5 years of experience managing teams, providing training programs to allow team members to be fully capable of acquiring the necessary skills to perform their daily tasks. Project and Team leadership and experiences have included: - Leading Projects from Start to Finish - Write Extensive and detailed Guidelines - Monitor Team Performance - Plan and provide Team Skill Growth - Manage, Lead, Execute and Monitor projects with dozens to Hundreds of Participants 100% remotely - Weekly team and project detailed reporting Company owner for almost 4 years. Owned a remodeling construction company where I managed a team of 15 professionals in the same area. Which involved duties such as: - Provided training and personal coaching to develop their professional skills in the field. - Responsible for managing and structuring the company while providing services to nationwide companies and personal clients. - Responsible for bills to pay and basic accounting such as maintaining cash flow of the company, cutting checks for the staff - Responsible for projects and duties among our teams Costumer Support Management: More than 2 years of experience with IT Technical Costumer Support, levels 1 and 2. Direct costumer support by phone, remotely and in person for Nestle S/A. Duties involved: - Responsible for providing technical training for team members. - Assignment Group (AG) Tasks - Ticket handling, monitoring, follow up, execution and closure - Task Queue Handling with updates and follow ups - High Priority ticket Management: - TTR System Management : Time to Assign/Reassign Ticket Management System: Which means divide high priority tickets to appropriate assignment groups - SAP Monitoring System: Responsible for providing delicate support for Nestle brokers and clients worldwide while handling multimillion dollar orders of merchandize to big corporations such as Walmart, Carrefour and others SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist. -Technical Content DEVELOPMENT. Document revision. Technical and non-technical documents. -Provided long services for clients -Website ranking Exceptional Translator: Portuguese/English and English/Portuguese I have been in the field of translation since the year of 2000. Through all these years I must say that I have gained extensive knowledge in the field of translation which also includes: - Portuguese to English Audio Transcribing - English to Portuguese Audio Transcribing - General translation Services Additional strong points worth the mention are: - Logical and analytically cable of making quick decisions - Problems identification (E.g. Recurrent incidents) and treatment of the issues raised by the market or internally (OIT) or within project/task scope - Great Communication Skills - Pro-activeness / Collaboration in helping, teaching, and coaching other people, teams and organizations. - Entrepreneurship: Problem Solver, calculated risk taker, Innovator (propose innovation / renovation) and entrepreneur. - Used to working under pressure and capable of handling pressure while multitasking at the same time. Social Media and Internet Marketing Experience in leading and managing companies social media portfolios and brandins. - Responsible for managing online presence, social media accounts, product image and deliverable. Other points include: - Creating a Social Network Marketing Plan - Marketing Techniques for Facebook - Marketing Techniques for Twitter - Marketing Techniques for YouTube - Strategy and Goals - Email Marketing - and others

    Groups: Article Samurai, oTranslators

    $17.78 /hr
    5,044 hours
    4.92
  4. Adelaida A.

    Adelaida A.

    Research Ninja

    United Kingdom - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello! I am a multilingual, highly experienced professional. Two years ago I decided to go off the beaten path, leave my managerial position in fashion retail, which I loved so much and relocate abroad. That was the beginning of a very exciting freelance journey. I have a proven record of meeting and exceeding expectations and I always work as if I'm doing the job for myself. Mediocrity isn't something I cope with, so you can expect utmost attention to detail and fast turnaround. Currently studying Marketing management with entrepreneurship and working on my freelancer portfolio. To date, I have successfully completed over 100 research, data and translation projects with a focus on company research. Language certificates: - C1 level in Russian (mother tongue) - IELTS band 8 - B2 level in French I'm also fluent in Bulgarian (mother tongue) and can work my way around in Greek, Arabic and Spanish.

    $11.11 /hr
    2,837 hours
    5.00
  5. Manolito Sulit

    Manolito Sulit

    Tagalog/Filipino Translator, Web Admin, DE & Content Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

    Thank you for your interest in my profile. You can call me Manny. A published writer in Filipino and a former teacher of the language, my poems and stories are collected in paperback, ebook and magazine editions. I have also written, directed and produced a full-length indie movie. I've got my Journalism degree from UST and some postgraduate translation units during my stint at DLSU. My oDesk career has started way back in 2008 as a VA doing data entry for MLS. After a year, an offer came to implement Internet marketing strategies that promote language learning products and also to develop affiliate sites. Since then, more clients have entrusted me with more exciting jobs related to content, data entry, online marketing, website management and the like. I look forward to working with you in your project. Best regards.

    $12.00 /hr
    6,631 hours
    4.92
  6. Serghei Babaraica

    Serghei Babaraica

    Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

    Moldova - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over 12 years of experience in translation and interpreting behind my belt from Russian into English and vice versa, and I have also picked up the skills of article writer and transcriber alog the way. Majored in English language and literature. Work well under pressure and in international environment as I've worked with people of various nationalities (British, Irish, American, Dutch) as well as people in various fields. Provided translation for various fields, such as sport, religion, business, business, history, medical and technical. So far I have translated 4 full-fledged books. I also possess writing skills, as I've written numerous essays, short stories and poems. Have written articles for various websites and magazines. I'm hoping to broaden my horizons here at oDesk and acquire certain skills that will benefit me in the future, as well as benefit my employers.

    $11.11 /hr
    7,239 hours
    4.99
  7. Chris V.

    Chris V.

    Translator/Voice-talent Dutch-Spanish-English-German-French

    Spain - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 7

    My name is Chris and I am a native and fully bilingual Castilian-Spanish/Dutch-Flemish speaker living in Mallorca Spain for the last 16 years. Highly results-oriented professional, used to working under pressure and fully capable of meeting challenging deadlines. Exceptional organizational and communication skills are the basis of my work. A passionate translator/voice-over and first-class communicator. With my now 13 years of experience, I am a very committed with extensive background in these language pairs: Source languages : Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English and German target languages: Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English I am not your average translator but someone that lives & loves what he does. In general, my goal is to be the best at what I do, providing optimal results. Experienced MC, strong voice, ideal for publicity, tutorials, or for different accents. With my own personal home recording studio, the Presonus audiobox, I provide excellent audio quality. Perfect clear sound through its high condenser microphone.

    $14.44 /hr
    2,014 hours
    4.94
  8. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

    MCITP (System Administration), MCT, MCSA, MCSD: Web Applications

    Turkey - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 13

    Experienced System Specialist, MCSA/MCITP/MCSD. In-depth knowledge of business operations and Information Tecnology Systems, project management, enterprise system integrations and information security with over eight years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008 environments. Experience in hardware and software virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V and App-V. Practiced understanding Active Directory, Group Policies, NPS, NAP, Exchange, SQL Server, Dynamics CRM, ERP, PKI and DFS. Experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer at one of gold certified partners of Microsoft. Proficent in Server 2012 and 2008 (inc.Server Core edition), Hyper-V, switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also providing consulting services for web applications. I am a member of DotNetNuke Corp Internationalization Team and I'm working to expand product features to fully support Turkish localization. I am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skills. Check my Microsoft Profile below: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/idumlupinar/profile

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    2,399 hours
    4.90
  9. Karim L.

    Karim L.

    Italian Translator (ENG to ITA - ITA to ENG) - Writer

    Italy - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    Native language: italian Main skills: translation, transcription, proofreading, publishing, writing, WordPress, Photoshop Interests: Writing, Internet, Photo Editing, Design I am a creative Publisher, Writer, Translator and Proofreader. I speak and write Italian and English fluently. I worked in the local law court, where I worked as a transcriptor and a writer, composing and translating legal letters in Italian and English. Now I'm a Publisher and a Blogger, as you can see from the projects in my portfolio. I'm such an hard worker and a fast learner, I'm always available online for communication and I'm pretty sure that my experience and my skills would mean the perfect choice for anyone.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $15.00 /hr
    1,597 hours
    4.99
  10. Adela T.

    Adela T.

    Creatologist | Content Strategist | Project Manager |

    Romania - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

    Experience makes the difference between the average and the excellent. In creating online experiences that matter, you need a dedicated professional who works hard and has native skills - qualities I own and use with great respect towards the team I work with and your audience. How can your presence be different, unique and appealing in an online environment many times ruled by cliches and patterns? By adapting rules and innovating according to your distinct needs. By believing in all the differences people share and striving to customize your online presence accordingly. From the name of your company to deploying a project, your business has to speak to various people's needs and relate to their feelings. By helping you communicate who you are through a reliable online experience from start to finish, I support your causes and give others reasons to believe in you. If you feel we're on the same length, than we have a professional future together and I'm looking forward to sharing my skills and commitment with you and your business.

    $33.33 /hr
    2,583 hours
    4.99