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  1. K thomas L.

    K thomas L.

    Analog and Digital Designer - Over 20 yrs. Exp.

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Experience in small signal analog design, sensor interfacing, signal conditioning, sensor applications, data capture and analysis, digital design, microprocessors and small FPGA based systems. I have over 20 years experience developing ideas and bringing them through the design process to a finished product. I develop entire systems, including power, mechanical, optical, and software aspects. I excel in small, innovative designs using new technology. I design for durability and dependability coming from a background of experience in designing for harsh environments, high volume production lines, medical, and space applications. I have design experience in serial communications, optical systems, rf communications, programming, DSP hardware and software design, PC board design and technical writing. I offer my services to take your idea and bring it all the way to production, or to fill any need in the process. I am also available for consulting, helping you to refine your ideas into something that is both manufacturable and functional.

    $70.00 /hr
    2,543 hours
    5.00
  2. Fernando Garza

    Fernando Garza

    Creative design and graphic strategies

    Mexico - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 10

    http://be.net/fergarza Print design, web concepts and wireframing, corporate identity, color theory, photography and stationery products + accessories design for retail, plus digital ad design and its development. Ample experience in building web layouts, with full development of all graphic and visual details. First-rate quality, a fresh perspective and a ROI mentality give me the push to bring the desired result for complete client satisfaction.

    $45.00 /hr
    2,839 hours
    4.99
  3. Alexandre L.

    Alexandre L.

    Expert translator and proofreader

    Tunisia - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 11

    After several years of experience of work in an international background, I have opened my own business. Here is what I can easily do for you: - translate from EN/DE/RU to FR - translate from FR∕DE/RU to EN - manage social networks - manage a website' backend - write texts (for SEO or other) - proofread texts in French - Teach any of my language pairs Please don't hesitate to ask me if you want to know more about me. I am always happy to learn something new, so feel free to contact me if you want make an offer.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,112 hours
    4.91
  4. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

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

    Turkey - Last active: 16 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

    $75.00 /hr
    2,380 hours
    4.90
  5. Mark Hofmann

    Mark Hofmann

    Translator, Graphic Designer, Video Editor, Videographer, Photographer

    United States - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I'm a digital artist specializing in videography, video editing, motion graphics, and graphic design. Additionally, I'm available for German/English translations (native German speaker - born and raised in Germany). Please have a look at my work posted here on oDesk, or visit my website to view the complete portfolio: http://www.mark-a-hofmann.com

    $35.00 /hr
    1,728 hours
    5.00
  6. Daria G.

    Daria G.

    Back-end and front-end dev and photographer

    Ukraine - Last active: 16 hours ago - 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
    1,803 hours
    4.61
  7. Lars Wendt

    Lars Wendt

    Software, Websites, Translations

    Spain - Last active: 16 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 - 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
    1,931 hours
    5.00
  8. Pavel S.

    Pavel S. Agency Contractor

    PHP, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, JavaScript, AJAX, MySQL

    Kazakhstan - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 10

    I'm looking for a long term project to apply my extensive knowledge and skills while building up and growing your business. I am proficient in the following: BackEnd development: PHP (Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Laravel, Yii). REST and SOAP webservers. FrontEnd development: JavaScript (jQuery, jQuery UI, Prototype, Mootools). HTML, XHTML, CSS, JSON. Databases: SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL. PHP ORM: Doctrine 1.x, Doctrine 2.x

    Groups: Pinnacle Cart eCommerce Application, Smarty

    Associated with: BeetSoft Agency, OmDev

    $27.78 /hr
    6,981 hours
    5.00
  9. Chao C.

    Chao C. Agency Contractor

    China Business Consultant / Chinese Marketing Expert

    China - Last active: 5 days ago - 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
    2,497 hours
    4.97
  10. Pablo Estrada

    Pablo Estrada Agency Contractor

    Experienced Spanish Translator and Project Manager

    Guatemala - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 13

    Spanish Translator, Project Manager and Localization Consultant Pablo Estrada – The Translations Guy! An experienced Spanish Translator and resourceful Project Manager with multiple skills, impeccable reputation and great experience. Over 4 years being a successful oDesk contractor with 9,900 hours billed, 200+ fixed-price contracts completed and a 4.99 feedback average guarantees a successful and smart investment for your business. Services offered: - Professional English to Spanish translations. Specialized in Web UI and highly-technical content for different industries (health, business and marketing). - Online/Remote Project and Business Management. Over 4,500 hours of Project/Program Management. - Multilingual translations (over 20 languages available) provided by my agency, TranslationsGuy.com. - Cutting-edge marketing and business positioning advisory for Latin America. 5+ Businesses/Products successfully positioned. - Online business setup, business internationalization and online business presence. - Online outsourcing management and advisory (new to oDesk? Let me help you to get the right team for your business!) - Bilingual website management, Search Engine Optimization and copywriting. - Many other services and willing to take new challenges. Sometimes a couple of dollars per hour, or even $10 or $20 on a fixed price project can make the difference between the success or failure of your project. No matter what you are looking for, you can count on my experience to reach your goals. By using qualified and experienced contractors you can ensure a proper project realization. I am not the most “expensive” option, in fact, I am very flexible with my rates and always willing to help. By offering high-quality services at affordable rates, my goal is to achieve success, exceed my clients’ expectations and be part of YOUR SUCCESS. I’ve had the opportunity to provide my services to world-renowned companies such as Microsoft, Hyundai, PokerStars, Smirnoff and many others – But I also enjoy working with entrepreneurs, SMBs and family businesses. During the last 4 years I’ve had the joy to share many success stories with my clients. What makes the difference? Experience, Excellence and Results Oriented – like you, I am also a business owner and know that all investments are made thinking in results – I will make things happen and deliver the best results possible. Academic Background: - BA in Economics - BA in Marketing - MBA / MPM (in process) - 3 SEO Expert Certifications - 2 SMM Consultant Certifications - 2 Online Marketing Consultant Certifications TOS: Hourly rates varies depending on the services provided and project requirements. All non-hourly/non-escrowed projects require a 25% upfront. The Contractor does not hold any legal responsibility over the content, product or service offered by the Client. By approving the Final Products and/or releasing the payment for the services, the Client discharges the Contractor from all legal liabilities related and arising from the Service provided. The Contractor, following good business practices, will provide the services required by the Client following the guidelines provided and assumes the responsibility of providing the best service possible, depending on the project’s circumstances. Notwithstanding the aforementioned, the Contractor does not guarantee the attainment of any consequential results from the services provided, such as, but not limited to: increase in the Client’s revenue, reaching specific results where third-parties have, etc. By hiring my/our services through oDesk you accept the Terms of Services mentioned above. All services and payments for projects posted and/or negotiated on oDesk must be managed through oDesk - No other payment or working method is accepted in compliance with the oDesk TOU. Links to other sites (if provided) are just as reference to my/our portfolios and background information.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    Associated with: TranslationsGuy.com Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    13,689 hours
    4.99