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  1. Lars Wendt

    Lars Wendt

    Software, Websites, Translations

    Spain - 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
    2,121 hours
    5.00
  2. Rafael Arevalo

    Rafael Arevalo

    Web Design and PHP programming

    El Salvador - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 44

    My main objective is to make clients happy with my work :) I'm a System Engineer graduate with experience in developing/creating web based solutions using HTML, PHP, CSS, jQuery, Json data (with a lot of experience with WordPress and Joomla CMS). I also love creating web designs including editing/creating graphics and logos in Photoshop and I can also create flash animations. I always listen to the customer needs when it comes to web-design/development related projects but i don't hold back on sharing my own ideas and thoughts if it makes the site look better. Looking forward to working with you!

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $13.00 /hr
    3,766 hours
    4.80
  3. Davor Vukovic

    Davor Vukovic

    Graphic-Web Designer, 3D animator, Video Production

    Serbia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm graduated digital artist, with more than 12 years of experience in the field of production, video, 2D and 3D arts. I've done a lot of marketing jobs, such as Video Production, Poster Design, Logo Design, Short Commercials, Animation.... My skills in Web and Graphic Design, Adobe-Creative-Suite (all CS software), Autodesk 3dsMax, Autodesk Maya, are worth enough to work as a freelancer. Also, I am Licensed English Teacher and a Remote Administrator with more than 15 years of experience. Professionalism is important here. As a professional, I am committed to learn and acquire experience to further my career. In addition, I want to expand my knowledge in the vast field of Web Design, Graphic Design and 3D Modelling.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,551 hours
    5.00
  4. Roger L.

    Roger L.

    Project Management / SMM&Marketing Specialist/ Portuguese Translator

    Brazil - 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
    5,106 hours
    4.92
  5. Daria G.

    Daria G.

    Back-end and front-end dev and photographer

    Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I specialize on Ruby on Rails and front-end development. In spite of the fact I have got a degree in International Journalism and Translation, I worked as QA and IT Sales for total of 3 years (from 2008) and then moved to web development from Jan, 2012. I have performed both back-end tasks (from basic CRUD to making simple APIs or server scripts) and front-end (building static websites from scratch or developing views with twitter-bootstrap). I believe the experience is formed with the quality of the projects, you have delivered, and not with the years of sitting in front of the laptop. Specialties: ruby 1.9.2+, Ruby on Rails 3.0+, linux and MacOS X environment, unix-shell, Git, SQL (SQLite, MySQL, PostrgeSQL), HTML, Haml, CSS, Sass, Less, twitter-bootstrap, javascript, jQuery Here is link to my github profile: https://github.com/amseledka I do photographs and various design tasks in my spare time, as well as help my friends with Russian-Ukrainian-English translations. My flickr profile: http://www.flickr.com/photos/37859578@N06/

    $33.33 /hr
    1,845 hours
    4.61
  6. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

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

    Turkey - 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
    2,419 hours
    4.90
  7. Sergio S.

    Sergio S.

    Web Developer, Multimedia Editor, Portuguese Translator and more

    Portugal - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

    With more than 5 years of experience, i have already developed websites of various types and for different purposes. My skills include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress and Joomla, among others. While developing websites, i have gained plenty of experience with many accessory services, like editing of audio, video and images/photos. I am mainly a web developer, but i also translate. My knowledge of programming and technology makes me especially suited for translating texts with embedded code or technical terms.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,117 hours
    4.99
  8. Zarko Zivkovic

    Zarko Zivkovic Agency Contractor

    SEO strategist/consultant

    Serbia - Tests: 9

    Over 7 years of content marketing and doing SEO projects have thought me one thing, I always need to learn and develop. The only way I can achieve that is by constantly providing my services for others in various niches and various topics. Constant employment for me means the best possible result for you. My goal is to always stay on top of the SEO and content marketing game and provide my clients with the best possible services. My specialties include: - Link Analysis - Toxic Link Cleanup - Reputation management - Strategy Creation

    Groups: BoonEx, oTranslators

    Associated with: Practical SEO Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    1,740 hours
    4.97
  9. Andrey Sarapulov

    Andrey Sarapulov Agency Contractor

    Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager

    Czech Republic - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    Experienced bilingual European based Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager with 8000+ upwork(ex-odesk) hours with background in Robotics & Business. Self taught Front End Developer (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, underscorejs, handlebarjs) with experience in Zendesk Help Center customisation, Zendesk app development, Zendesk API and Google Scripts. Familiar with all aspects of Zendesk including configuration, optimisation and integration with external systems. Over the last 5 years I was involved into all sort of Zendesk projects starting from single Agent instances going up to complex large implementations which cover: - Help Center customisations - Zendesk app development - migrations - integrations with other systems - process design and optimisation - account health check etc. For the last 3 years I am heavily involved into Project Management areas helping small and mid size business from variety of industries to accomplish their goals. Projects I been involved into covered - Customer Service organisation - Launching new business and startups - Developing processes for Support, Service - Custom development projects (front-end, back-end, widgets & apps, web services) - Processes optimisation and improvements etc. Being self taught Front End Developer I build a number of Zendesk Help Center designs, Zendesk Apps, Google Script driven web services. Also, managed and consulted other front end developers on Zendesk related areas. I am familiar with technologies likes: - HTML - CSS - JavaScript and jQuery (including AJAX) - underscorejs & handlebarjs - Google Scripts Tags: zendesk, project management, front end developer, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

    Groups: oTranslators, Pro Customer Service

    Associated with: Andrey Sarapulov [company]

    $30.00 /hr
    8,438 hours
    5.00
  10. Chao C.

    Chao C. Agency Contractor

    China Business Consultant / Chinese Marketing Expert

    China - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 18

    ★WHAT DO I DO? I help businesses, from startups to big names develop optimal solutions for entry and growth in the China market. ※Understanding the China/Chinese market is a challenging task.※ No matter you are considering entering the China market with little or no knowledge about China or you had an established presence in China already, You might need help. The following titles are given by my clients: *China Business Consultant *China Marketing Expert, *Professional Chinese Translator/Copywriter, *China Representative, *Chinese Market Researcher, *eCommerce Website Project Manager, *Global Digital Marketer... ★WHY SHOULD YOU HIRE ME? * 16 years China marketing experience * 12 years Digital Marketing experience, Chinese SEO + SMM, China PPC * China Business Consulting on various sectors and industries. * Internet Entrepreneur with successful experience and learned lessons from failures. * Working under diversified environment and can handle different Chinese cultures. * Had been worked in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hongkong. ★WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? * Easy to Communicate, Quick Response * I had served 1000+ global clients on translation and consulting business * You will get market insights quickly through affordable, but effective methods * You can establish your local presence with ease * You can get truly local Chinese website, suitable to the China market * Your digital marketing will be in the right hands in a long-run, either PPC, SEO or SMM. ★WHAT SERVICES? * China Market Research * Sourcing from China & Exporting to China * Industry Analysis * Feasibility Studies * Market Entry Strategy * Website Localization * Website Development * eCommerce Web Design * Translation & Copywriting * China internet marketing

    Groups: oTranslators

    Associated with: SinoStep China Consulting

    $49.99 /hr
    2,597 hours
    4.97