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  1. Fangrui Shu

    Fangrui Shu

    Experienced Software Engineer and Architect

    United States - 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
  2. Tom S.

    Tom S. Agency Contractor

    Mathematician, Programmer and Translator

    Germany - 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
    689 hours
    4.78
  3. William Anderson

    William Anderson

    Programmer,Designer,Engineer,Scientist,Technical Translator

    Switzerland - Tests: 3

    Programmer,Aerospace Engineer,Writer,Translator,American based in Europe. Fluent in German, French, Dutch and Romanian, in addition to native English. My technical expertise is in the design of inflatable structures and the numerical simulation of physical systems, which almost always requires programming. Programming expertise includes Unix Shell Scripting, JAVA, FORTRAN, VB, C++/C#, APEX, ThinkDesign CAD API. I also have experience in LaTeX, GNUPlot. My goals on oDesk are to find exciting projects & expand my expertise.

    $25.00 /hr
    75 hours
    5.00
  4. Fabio Silva

    Fabio Silva

    Computer Engineering w/translation skills

    Portugal - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    My name is Fábio Silva and I am Portuguese. Currently I am taking a Master Degree on Computer Engineering at University of Porto (4th year), one of the best ranked in Europe. I learned English for 10 years, so you can expect translations of the highest standards. I'm used to high standard assignments and to deal with tight deadlines, which you can testify from my feedback. You can count on: *Work completed on time *High-Quality job *Reasonable prices

    $9.00 /hr
    51 hours
    4.91
  5. Madoui Abdelhafid

    Madoui Abdelhafid

    http://abdelhafidh12.wix.com/portfolio

    Algeria - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    Since 2 years, I have developed some websites using HMTL, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. I also have 1 year experience in the following :Translation & Localisation English contents into Arabic & French, 3D Modeling (3DS Max), Adobe Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), SQL, OOP, and software design and testing. My core competency is that i can integrate in a team work what ever the project is!

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Tobias Götz

    Tobias Götz

    Developer and Translator/Transcriber/Writer

    Germany - Tests: 9

    I'm an IT student working towards my bachelors degree. While studying IT I am employed by one of the biggest companies in the world and test my skills on a daily basis. My interest in literature and languages has lead me to becoming a translator and writer. Sadly being able to do a backflip was not recognized as an advertizable skill.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.34
  7. Filip Bordea

    Filip Bordea

    Social Media Monitoring, Retail Assistance, Windows system expert

    Romania - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Social Media Monitoring, Retail Assistance, Fluent in Romanian and English. My retail career has been focused on PC hardware sales. People say that I provide quick and effective Windows OS setup and maintenance. My goal on oDesk is to continue with social media monitoring and marketing for worldwide clients. Long term I plan on improving my skills in Windows system administration and programming.

    $16.67 /hr
    118 hours
    5.00
  8. Abdirahim Ismail Shiekh

    Abdirahim Ismail Shiekh

    Somali Translator

    United Arab Emirates - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a professional Somali to English - English to Somali translator, and I also know some of the script languages, like HTML and PHP, so I can translator websites with PHP and HTML codes too.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    51 hours
    5.00