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  1. Lisa Parrott

    Lisa Parrott

    Highly Skilled Research / Data Entry Professional

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 5

    Expertise in confidential data collection and management in research settings. Highly proficient in: * Verbatim transcription * Data cleaning and data entry * Internet research * Qualitative data analysis * Technical writing and proofreading of manuals of instruction, standard operating procedures, data collection instruments and forms * Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publisher, Google Cal, DataStat Illume, Atlas.ti * Project Management * Quantitative research interviewing & Qualitative research interviewing * Study tracking and reporting * Managing tasks and schedules * Basic quantitative data analysis

    $17.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Bryan Mi

    Bryan Mi

    Wordpress Handyman, Web Researcher (English and Chinese), Video Editor

    Singapore - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 5

    Glad that you found me on Upwork. Let me know how I can help you. I am into a very serious VA business and provide the support you need to grow YOUR Online or Offline business. I manage a small team who has following skills. Wordpress Web Research in both English and Chinese Video Editing Adding Subtitles Translation (English and Chinese) Transcription (English and Chinese) Web Design Logo Design Banner Design Wordpress Link Building Online Research Google Analytics and many more... I have around 12 years of experience working as a freelance and can be a good asset for your business. I am here to save your time and money.

    $23.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Myndie K.

    Myndie K.

    Voice over artist, web researcher, transcriptionist, organizer

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am dependable, competent, professional, thorough, and work hard on any given task. I am a classically trained singer. I am available for voice over talent. The price listed in my profile is NOT for voice over or singing. That will be discussed with prospect. I enjoy researching most anything on the internet and will always make sure it is legitimate information. I am flexible with my rate depending on the project.

    $18.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Danielle Scott

    Danielle Scott

    Your Online Office Administrator

    Australia - Last active: 02/13/2014

    Does your business require a reliable, switched-on office administrator? I offer 'virtual administration assistance' from my home office on the Central Coast of New South Wales. I look forward to building a positive business relationship with you. Specialising in Administrative support, social media, e-marketing, webdesign and webhosting, Virtually Perfect takes the stress out of project management and looks after everything from start to finish. Making your life and business easier. SPECIALISING IN: * Custom Webdesign * Webhosting and Domain Name Registrations * Social Media * E-Marketing * Administrative Support * Transcription

    $22.22 /hr
    17 hours
  5. Kristian Jeff Agustin

    Kristian Jeff Agustin

    Art Director, Graphic/Web Designer, Copywriter, Editor, and ESL Tutor

    Hong Kong - Last active: 05/01/2014 - Portfolio: 1

    At present I am completing my first year under a dual PhD studentship scheme at Hong Kong Baptist University (in partnership with the University of Westminster, London). I previously taught Advertising and Art History at the University of Santo Tomas, España Manila and ESL (English as a Second Language) at Enderun Colleges, Bonifacio Global City, Philippines. I obtained my BA in Interdisciplinary Art Studies from the University of the Philippines and MA in Visual Culture from University of Westminster, London. I have 7 years of professional experience, which counts my administrative/paralegal career and my museum/gallery, advertising, film and media stints. I specialise visual art, exhibition design, photography,​ graphic and web design, digital multimedia, video and film. I also occasionally write songs, theatre pieces, and poetry. I am an expert user of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, Premiere, and Dreamweaver. I am also proficient in WordPress themes and HTML5. I scored 8.0 twice in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). I a member of the Asia-Europe Foundation University or ASEFUAN (Singapore), The Poetry Society (UK) and the Japan Association for Cultural Economics or JACE (Japan). Recent collaborations include my calligraphy work in ‘Fishes of Light’ / ‘Peces de Luz’ (2013) by poet laureate Marjorie Evasco and dramatist Alex Fleites; my libretto for ​Ageless Passion (2011), a musicale with original music by Filipino Maestro Ryan Cayabyab; and my calligraphy, logo design and concept art for ​Earth.Ø​ (2012), a transmedia project in London conceptualised by Yen Ooi.​ My interests include art, art history, aesthetics, graphic design, webdesign, video and film production and editing, theater and performance, poetry, among others. Academic disciplines that also interest me include arts and culture, visual culture, cultural economics, media and communications, art production, new media, social media, participation, and collaboration.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Elizabeth Beek

    Elizabeth Beek

    Experienced Technical Writer and Translator

    United States - Last active: 11/28/2013 - Tests: 2

    Experienced freelance technical writer with over 15 years in the Enterprise software field including ERP software applications (financials and supply chain), healthcare industry, and banking, Extensive background in all forms of technical writing including user guides, training guides, online help, web sites and web pages (using Dreamweaver), implementation manuals, marketing materials, presentations, and training. Skills include: web page design, website maintenance, HTML coding, Microsoft Office expertise, SQL developer, Visio, Framemaker, XML authoring, Online Help, excellent communications skills, excellent problem solver. I am an extremely quick learner of new tools and technologies. Additionally, I am a qualified technical translator for German to English.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Shannon Geis

    Shannon Geis

    Multimedia Producer/Writer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I studied Journalism and Politics at New York University, and received a professional certificate in Digital Graphic Production. I spent a semester at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and received a certificate in Documentary Radio and Multimedia Production. I received a Master's degree in Oral History from Columbia University, where I was interested specifically in digital humanities. I have a background in web production and copy editing, as well as experience in customer service. I have recently started studying programming languages, including Python and Javascript. And I have an interest in data analytics and visualization.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Billie Charlton

    Billie Charlton

    Qualified Graphic Designer

    New Zealand - Last active: 06/26/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    Ok lets answer that burning question of yours... Why should you hire me over any other Odesk designer? Aside from the fact that I'm a qualified designer with 6 years experience under my belt (large corporate agencies through to freelancing), I can provide you with swift and accurate turn around in a friendly, professional manner – afterall communication is key with any successful job right? I specialise in logo design and branding as well as front end web design right through to jazzing up that generic looking Powerpoint/Word document you could be about to present to your client. Want to know more? Check out some examples of my work below.

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Caroline Contillo

    Caroline Contillo

    Transcriptionist / Web Content Creator / Photo Editor

    United States - Last active: 06/21/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am an accurate and quick transcriptionist with a firm grasp of the English language, seeking part-time transcription work on a freelance basis. I have worked with many accents and regional dialects in my experience transcribing audio and video files. If any terms are unfamiliar, I am skilled in performing thorough research in order to provide a complete transcript. In addition to a speedy TAT, I also copyedit for grammatical and spelling accuracy. For the past ten years, I have worked in web content creation and digital asset management. Though my area of academic study was writing, I have worked in all aspects of the production process, from transcribing video and audio for web usage, to researching both captions and images for online slideshows. I am versatile in that I can create and edit both the textual and the visual aspects of online content, suited to the needs of the particular platform. I am an ideal candidate for jobs that require a comprehensive knowledge of the online production process.

    $25.56 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Catia G.

    Catia G.

    Technical Support - Transcription - Translation

    Portugal - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

    These last 14 years my professional work has involved several IT areas (among others): Programming, Sys Admin (mainly Windows Server-based), Project Management and Network Security, Design and Administration. I'm a responsible, organized and expressive person. I'm also available for english audio transcription work and translations (check my portfolio for samples and oDesk test scores).

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours