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  1. Angel García

    Angel García

    Excelent software developer with Java experience

    Venezuela - Last active: 2 months ago - 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
  2. Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Developer & Translator

    Brazil - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems, specially on the following topics: Design and development of systems (implementation, analysis and design), databases and information processing. I Also, do translations and proofreading of English and Portuguese texts.

    $16.67 /hr
    515 hours
    5.00
  3. Marabel Raneses

    Marabel Raneses

    Skilled Data Entry Professional/Web Researcher/Skip Tracer/VA

    Philippines - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 4

    To work in a reputed organization, which appreciates professional approach, hard work and diligence, where I can utilize my knowledge, various skills & experience and develop my career and excel in related field. My competency lies more on data entry, web research, skip tracing, web scraping, lead generation, real estate virtual assistant and using CRM such as Highrise. I am task oriented and can work with minimal supervision. Had an ability to pay close attention to details and a work style that is extremely detailed oriented. I am hardworking and honest.

    $5.56 /hr
    4,783 hours
    4.98
  4. Ramiro Yaben

    Ramiro Yaben

    English-Spanish Translator specialized in Software and Web Content

    Argentina - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 2

    Professional freelancer, skilled in translating, but also writing and proofreading. More than 20 passed tests in Upwork. Fluent in English (Duolingo Proficiency Exam successfully passed with 10/10), and native Spanish speaker, can efficiently translate to these languages. A wide experience backed by more than 65 successful jobs in Upwork. Amateur writer with more than 15 texts published, and experienced in this platform with content writing and article writing jobs. Programming knowledge, in Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET. Went to Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini, one of the most important in Argentina. Studied English at Asociación Argentina de Cultura Inglesa. Currently studying Political Science at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), renowned college of Latin America. I aim to work on interesting jobs and tasks that require my language knowledge, but also in those that aren't very complex or tricky; I'm highly efficient working on simple texts (for example from applications, websites, software, articles, books, blogs and related) and that is my main preference while taking and applying in a job. I will always turn around a good quality work, within the defined deadline, and I'm open to comments, questions and critics everytime. I'm a very reliable, responsible, dedicated, experienced and comprehensive person, also when comes to personal difficulties, and I expect the same from my clients. I'm a proud to tell that thanks to Upwork I was able to be the official Spanish translator of the Chatous app, blogger for HoyEnTec, and data input manager at Jot Internet Media S.L. As a proof of my knowledge, you can see some of my passed tests in Upwork: - 5.00/5.00 in Spanish Spelling Skills Test (1st Place in Upwork) - 4.65/5.00 in English to Spanish Translation Test (Top 10%) - 3.40/5.00 in Spanish Proofreading Skills (Top 10%) - 4.40/5.00 in U.S. English Basic Skills (Top 10%) - 4.50/5.00 in Spanish Grammar Test (Top 10%) - 4.25/5.00 in Spanish To English Translation Skills Test - 3.60/5.00 in Content Writing Skills Test (Top 10%) - 4.25/5.00 in Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version) (Top 20%) - 2.75/5.00 in UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style) (Top 20%) - 4.90/5.00 in English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) (Top 20%) - 4.60/5.00 in Spanish Word Usage Test (Top 20%) In programming tests: - 3.00/5.00 in Visual Basic 6 Test (Top 20%). Thanks for reading and hope you contact me! Ramiro

    $14.50 /hr
    150 hours
    4.88
  5. Adrian-Silviu Olar

    Adrian-Silviu Olar

    JAVA | Android Developer

    Romania - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 25

    Are you seeking for professional help when it comes to the fields of computer science and programming? Your search is over because you have come across a hard working computer science graduate with over 2 years experience in OOP, JAVA programming language and Android. I am ready for it!

    $12.00 /hr
    434 hours
    4.96
  6. Barry O.

    Barry O.

    Imagineer

    Ireland - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
    507 hours
    4.82
  7. Peter F.

    Copy Editor/Proofreader/C++ Developer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    755 hours
    4.55
  8. Ashok Kumar

    Ashok Kumar

    Desktop Publishing Designer

    India - Last active: 24 days ago

    Technical Proficiency and Experiences: • Analyzing specifications of e-Publishing/typesetting/data conversion projects • Efficient in management of the Data conversion and typesetting teams. • Allocation of work to the team members. • Training of team members in the identified areas. • InDesign, Quark, XML, ePublishing, Operations, Typesetting, Composition • Knowledge of applications like InDesign, QuarkXpress, FrameMaker, Photoshop, ebook readers etc. • Ability to work within tight deadlines and ensure timely delivery of projects at all stages of production • Managing the production and quality teams independently • Six years experience in handling the production team. • Well experiences of handling multicolour Books and Journals from concept to completion, ability to Problem solve. Handle multiple task, detail and deadline oriented with supervision. • Troubleshooting the PDF related issues, having thorough knowledge of PDF generation and pre-flight. • Template creation ability for: Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, FrameMaker. Technical Skills DESIGN SOFTWARE: OTHER SKILLS: Adobe InDesign Problem Solving Skills Adobe FrameMaker Researching Skills Adobe PageMaker Text Processing Skills QuarkXPress Computer Networking skills Adobe Photoshop Production Tracking Skills Adobe Illustrator’s Leadership and Team Management Skills Adobe Acrobat Professional Quotation handling Pitstop Pre-flight Invoice creation Page layout Scanning Typography/typesetting Operating Systems Macintosh: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others. Windows: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others Technical Trainings • One year Computer training in Desktop Publishing, from Hi-Tech Computer Education Centre, Ghaziabad. • Three month Computer course in Language from SSI, Computer Education. • QuarkXPress and InDesign Technical training given by the employer.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    Article and academic content writer, Technical visual Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 85

    Interested in Research contents, SEO articles or technical diagrams? I am here with you and my vision is to build up a business relationship with you. Can you please choose your requirement from below as these are my fields of work. 1. Writings i. Academic (4+ years experience)- -writing,reviewing, editing (Research papers, Thesis, Reports, Assignments, Articles) in APA, MLA, Harvard, chicago, Oxford styles ii. Technical (4+ years experience) -Contents of latest technologies -pervasive (ubiquitous) computing -cloud computing -distributed systems -sensor networks -protocols of wired and wireless network -IP networking -programming with latest languages like Java, .Net, PHP, MySQL, ORACLE, SQL Server -Big Data -Database Management Systems (DBMS) -User Manual/Guide, Installation/Troubleshooting guide, EBook, Book Cover design, Theme/template design -Project Plans/Project Management -Chart design (Gantt Chart, other project charts) using latest technologies like Google visualization tools (google docs, spreadsheets, charts, tree maps), MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Power Point, Publisher, Project), Visio Stencils/diagrams, BPMN diagrams iii. SEO, BMR (2+ year experience) iv. Marketing/Promotional Article (3+ years experience) 2. Web research (4+ year experience) i. Reviewing of Websites, Blogs, Articles, Marketing contents etc. ii. Forum posting/commenting iii. blog commenting iv. Business Plan Writing and researching v. Graphical Design and Animation vi. Consultancy in technological and business events

    $15.00 /hr
    204 hours
    4.52
  10. Alfred Lagmay

    Alfred Lagmay

    Top Web Researcher, Database Admin and English / German Translator

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my living area in the Philippines. 30 Jahre Erfahrung wurde gesammelt bei Arbeit in verschiedenen Positionen. Derzeit übersetze ich für das Kreisgericht im Bezirk meines Wohnsitzes in den Philippinen. I am actually natively speaking BOTH languages since I grew up in Austria, as part of a multilingual family. Translation between both languages comes to me as natural as humanly possible. Eigentlich spreche ich Englisch und Deutsch als Muttersprache da ich einerseits in Österreich aber andererseits in einer mehr-sprachigen Familie aufgewachsen bin. Commercial English and German translation specialist, having studied at the Vienna-Austria Humboldt languages and linguistic institute. Geschäftliches oder Kommerzielles Englisch und Deutsch habe ich zusätzlich am Humboldt Institut für Sprachwissenschaft in Wien, Österreich studiert. Technical English and German was acquired due to my Bachelor in Technical Informatik and my Masters in Technical Informatik, both at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. Technisches Englisch und Deutsch habe ich mir während meines Studiums für Informatik und Masters in Informatik, beide an der Universität für Technologie in Wien, angeeignet. Database Administrator, Research and Data Entry. Ich bin auch als Datenbank Administrator und in den Richtungen Forschung und Daten Operation tätig. With my best regards, Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay

    $27.78 /hr
    4,658 hours
    5.00