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  1. Michelle D.

    Michelle D.

    RN, HAAD-RN, Academic Writer, Data Entry Specialist, Consultant

    Philippines - Tests: 5

    RN, HAAD-RN An experienced writer specifically to creative, content, medical and technical writing. Academic writer with expertise to Personal Statements, Essays, Resumes, Statement of Purpose, etc. Proofreader and editor. Proficient to English and Filipino (Tagalog), both oral and written. Student level to Arabic language. Do provide high quality customer care and service. With good computer skills: fast typing speed, experienced to microsoft excel and word Internet researcher. Expert Data Entry Specialist and Encoder.

    $15.00 /hr
    109 hours
    4.99
  2. Stephan Hornick

    Stephan Hornick

    English-German-Japanese-Chinese Translator & Strategic Project Manager

    Germany - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native German young professional translator with 8 years of translation and proofreading experience. I have a language, culture and IT magister degree (best 3%; remark: magister is a degree between master and doctor) and profound knowledge in a broad spectrum of fields (e.g. medicine, IT, computer linguistics, literature, teaching, politics, philosophy, mathematics, financing, physics and so on). I have further advanced skills in microsoft word, excel, access, open office, adobe photoshop, programming & webdesign in HTML, Basic, Java, Haskell, Lisp, ACT-R, project management, strategic management and so on. I have been living in Japan, China, US, UK and Colombia. I am accustomed with their cultural differences and use most of these languages daily. As a client, consider punctionality, thoroughness and a qualitatively high literal standard my three most important aspects of work as a translator. I would appreciate it very much, if you let me know from the start who is going to read the translation. Case by case, I will shift between technical translation and creative translation and adapt the language and the style accordingly. I am looking forward to your email.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Barry O.

    Barry O.

    Imagineer

    Ireland - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 3

    I have over 10 years experience working with and designing office solutions using Excel, Access and Word. I combine strong technical skills with excellent customer service and always strive to meet customer expectations regarding specification and time. My particular strengths are in systems design, data modelling and automating processes within office environments. I am seeking opportunities to design customised Information Systems and Solutions using Excel, Access and Word for small to medium sized businesses.

    $20.00 /hr
    642 hours
    4.82
  4. Chielo F.

    Chielo F.

    Data Entry Expert/ Technical /Customer Support/ Manual QA for Websites

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    My experiences include the following: * BPO Inbound Agent * Credits and Collections for a Utility Account in Canada * Chat Support (technical, billing, customer service, and sales) catering US. * Technical Assistance for Internet, Cable, and Phone Service * Request Verification * Proofreading * Facebook Manager for Ads * Phone Representative for a Lawn Firm attending to personal injury cases * Google Speech Recognition * Project Manager/ Website QA/Office Assistant Tools I was able to work with include the following: Asana Google Docs, Drive Dropbox WordPress cPanel X Softfon I would love to succeed in an environment of growth and excellence and earn a job which provides me job Satisfaction and self development. And help me achieve personal as well as organizational goals. I’m hoping that my personal profile satisfies your criteria on selecting your preferred employee for the job.

    $11.00 /hr
    1,399 hours
    4.70
  5. Rotha Sok

    Rotha Sok

    App Developer (iOS and Android)

    Cambodia - Portfolio: 2

    I have been an App Developer (iOS and Android) for more 2 years with many great apps for both Cambodian and Foreign app stores. You could check all my apps for ios at http://bit.ly/ioskhmerapp and android at http://bit.ly/ioskhmerandroid. Besides working as an App Developer, I also manage the most popular Cambodian Apple Blog: ioskhmer.com. Below is a summary of my skills: APP DEVELOPMENT - App Programming (Object-C, Java) - Website Development (Wordpress, HTML, Javascript, some PHP) - UI Design Skills (Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign) ROAMING - Roaming Management: Direct and Hub Roaming Agreement, TADIG Validation, NRTRDE - International Service: SMS-IW, VAS MEDIA - Magazine's Content Design and Content Layout - Proof Reading - Translation - Article Writing Specialties:- Speak Thai and English

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Paul Franzen

    Paul Franzen

    Writer and designer of fine videogames

    United States - Tests: 1

    Hi! I'm Paul. I’m an independent videogame writer, designer, and editor/proofreader. I've worked on a variety of indie titles in a variety of roles, including: - Writing and designing Life in the Dorms, an Xbox 360 adventure game - Writing and designing Harvest, an upcoming PC adventure game - Editing the English-language localization of Daedalic Entertainment's The Night of the Rabbit - Proofreading other indie titles, including Gray, Anna's Quest, and Quiz Master Zero and the Silky Road - Providing PR and R&D work for Pixel Rampage's Gridiron Heroes I was also Editor-in-Chief of GameCola.net for 11 years, before deciding to devote myself more fully to indie game development. For more, please check out my blog and work portfolio at www.paulmfranzen.com

    $33.33 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  7. Angel García

    Angel García

    Excelent software developer with Java experience

    Venezuela - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    My main goal is to complete jobs providing an excellent service, with professional results always on time. I am currently finishing my Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science. I have experience coding in Java / C# / PHP / C++ also in the development of webpages with HTML / CSS, developing algorithms, working with data structures, also with CMS ( Especially Drupal ) and with DBMS such as Oracle, Mysql and a little less in Postgresql. A side goal is to amplify my base of knowledge inside and outside my career.

    $15.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  8. Med Dhaker Abdeljawed

    Med Dhaker Abdeljawed

    Mobile and Desktop App Developement, Translation

    Tunisia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Mobile and Desktop App developer and designer , i worked for many Academic and professional projects, as I am a native arabic speaker, i speak english and french as well, over the last 4 years i translated a wide range of documents in legal, administrative, technical areas, i was also able to translate general topics, I am in charge of a blog about translation that i try to update regularly. My skills based on writing articles and translating technical and general documents. I can make transcription and voice dubbing as well, Beside that i am a java expert, i have a licence (equals bachelor) in computer science and softwares.

    $6.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.30
  9. Peter F.

    Copy Editor/Proofreader/C++ Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 10

    For the past 14 years, I have been working as a copy editor/proofreader of scholarly articles written mostly by non-native English speakers. I also have some experience writing abstracts of business- and technology-oriented articles from newspapers and magazines. I am an independent software developer; C/C++ is my programming language of choice. I am also well versed in equation keying/typesetting using TeX/LaTeX, MathType/Equation Editor, or the Word 2007/2010 Equation Editor, or even MathML.

    $12.22 /hr
    789 hours
    4.55