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  1. Pedro Arrioja

    Pedro Arrioja

    Native Spanish English Translator Delphi PHP Yii MySQL Programmer

    Venezuela - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, my name is Pedro Arrioja from Venezuela, My first language is Spanish and I'm speaking/reading/writing english for about 25 years now. I'm a fast skilled English-Spanish-English translator. You won't be dissapointed. I'm an IT Professional (University) and postgrade studies, (System Engineer, with 14 years of experience in web programming and software development), so technical translation won't be a problem. I have experience with HTML/PHP/MySQL/AJAX/Yii/PradoFramework, also Delphi and Paradox. Highly skilled Office Software: Microsoft Office, and OpenOffice.I'm also highly skilled with both Windows and GNU/Linux Operating Systems.

    Groups: SocialEngine

    $22.22 /hr
    11,811 hours
    4.95
  2. Julian Z.

    Julian Z.

    Translator & Backend-Developer

    Germany - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    The past years confronted me with several interesting challenges regarding my career. On the one hand I worked as an Software Engineer, focusing on developing and planning software projects and realizing them in PHP/C#/VBS. On the other hand I've come in touch with several advertising related topics. Most of my clients have been small companies with anything from 5 to 20 employees, which required flexibility and the readiness to delve into new topics and tasks. My free time added a new layer of skills and practice due to the fact that I used it to write articles and blog entries, most notably about computer games and poetry. Nowadays I'm working as an Information Manager which leaves several of my acquired skills useless - I want to use and develop them further.

    $22.22 /hr
    131 hours
    5.00
  3. Billel H.

    Billel H.

    Master's Degree in Computer Science

    Algeria - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    An outline of my skills and experiences will show what I have to offer, I am professional in: -Web Development : html5, xhtml, CSS, PHP, JavaScript , jQuery, Resposnive Web Design, SEO, xml, ASP.NET using C# and VB -Integrated development environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Netbeans, Eclipse, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. -Database: SQL, SQL server 2008R2, MySQL, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL and Data warehouse. -Programming language: C# ,java , python, Visual Basic, C++. -Office Suite: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), SharePoint. -Design and Multimedia: Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop and Acrobat X Pro). -Operating System: Windows(XP, Vista, 7,8), Linux(Ubuntu, Red Hat), IOS. -Networking: Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) model, LAN, VLAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, switch, Access point and Router Configuration. -Modeling language : Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Merise. -Architecture and Mechanical engineering: Technical drawing, Architectural drawing. -Management: Human Resource management. -languages: English, French and Arabic. I am at your disposal to DO THE BEST.

    $25.00 /hr
    82 hours
    4.79
  4. Zlatan Klapic

    Zlatan Klapic

    Fast Typist\Data Entry Clerk\Researcher\Web Developer\Bachelor of IT

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 13

    Hi! If you are looking for help in administrative support I am the right person for you! I'm 24, bachelor of IT. I have a lot of freelancing and real-life experience in administrative support/assistance. I also acquired some basic programming skills, making HTML/Flash/Wordpress/Joomla websites for clients and similar work. I have 2+ years of experience as a system/network administrator and support technician on Linux and Windows, and I acquired a lot of experience in troubleshooting, installing, configuring systems, and giving technical support for clients. I've done a lot of part-time jobs and projects in IT related field. I'm organized, reliable, and responsible guy who takes freelancing seriously! I'm looking forward to work with you! You can read more about me here: http://zlatan.com.ba "You are not your resume, you are your work." – Seth Godin

    $20.00 /hr
    1,000 hours
    5.00
  5. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 10/29/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from NYU with a major in English and American Literature. My strengths are in research, creative nonfiction, and editing of all levels. I value prompt, clear communication very highly and do my best to truly understand and fulfill the vision for each project I undertake.

    $38.89 /hr
    410 hours
    4.99
  6. Mohammad Gharaee

    Mohammad Gharaee

    Translator and C++ developer

    Germany - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am Matlab and C++ developer. I have worked for 3 years in this fields. I have worked in Bosch Germany for Driver Assistance System development. My interest is specially in Computer Vision and Image Processing. I have worked in pedestrian intention detection, horizon estimation and roll and pitch angle detection out of stereo images. I also have worked as a Persian<>English translator. I have worked for more than 10 years ans for many international companies in South Korea, Turkey, Germany and United States. I am member of Persian Translator team in Google. I have translated many books, papers an seminars.

    $20.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  7. Theodore Koukouvitis

    Theodore Koukouvitis

    Professional Writer - Dozens of eBooks and thousands of articles

    Greece - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 9

    I have published thousands of articles and dozens of eBooks that between them command millions of daily views. Some of my works have even gained press and TV publicity. I am always eager to write eye-grabbing content for websites, research and write academic papers, ghostwrite a book and generally create anything that involves putting words together in amazing ways. I am proficient at conducting research (both online and offline). I've been writing as a hobby for more than a decade and I am in the process of publishing my first paperback non-fiction book internationally. I possess a wide array of PC and web-related skills, thanks to my background as a virtual assistant to several successful webmasters.

    $47.00 /hr
    36 hours
    4.74
  8. Crystal Berg

    Crystal Berg

    Your Go To Girl -- 18+ yrs Extensive Admin Experience

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    To deliver results on all oDesk assignments (small or large) that will exceed your expectations by leveraging my strong administrative, analytical, and organizational skills, my rich professional hands-on experience, as well as my knack to learn and adapt quickly. What sets me apart from other virtual assistants is my eye for detail, my positive and personable nature, and my ability to perform. I thrive and deliver in a demanding, fast-paced environment and I am highly self-motivated with a strong initiative to achieve personal and corporate goals. Jamie Wallace says “Meeting Crystal changed the way I thought about my business. Within a few short weeks, I had a new lease on life. Suddenly, all those niggling little tasks that had been piling up on my To Do list (and hanging over my head) could be delegated to someone I trusted to get them done. Now I have more time to focus on the Big Picture of building my business while someone else helps carry the load of keeping it running. What a feeling!” You can take a look at my website for more information on some of the basic services I provide, as well more client testimonials at www.CrystalBVirtual.com - Reliable, professional worker, able to perform with minimal supervision, quickly and efficiently. - Adaptive, competent, problem solver, flexible about working overtime. - Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, and multi- tasking skills. - Highly motivated, meticulous, and eager to accept new challenges. - Excellent communication and planning skills with attention to detail. - Strong commitment to team environment and performance excellence with the ability to contribute and follow leadership directives at appropriate times. - Consistent record of improving productivity. - Highly effective leadership, communication, and motivational skills. - Adept at developing and maintaining administrative processes that reduce redundancy, improve accuracy and efficiency, and achieve organizational objectives. - Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline- driven operations; able to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues. - Effective at meeting deadlines and working under pressure.

    $22.22 /hr
    1,817 hours
    4.84
  9. Alex A.

    Alex A.

    Technical Translator: English, Russian, Ukrainian, German. Skype tutor

    Ukraine - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 11

    *** 5 STAR feedback score for each and every job I take! *** Professional and experienced translator, I am a native Ukrainian and Russian speaker with fluent English. I hold a Master`s degree in Economics (which includes marketing, business English, article writing and proofreading, IT, advertising, business strategies, planning, SEO, coaching and many more fields of study). I have passed the IELTS General test with an overall score of 7.5 out of 9, I also hold the TOEFL IBT certificate with a score of 98 out of 120. I placed first in the U.S. English spelling test and English to Russian skills test. Since 2011 I have been working in retail sales as a sports clothing store manager. My primary duties are: training and supervising employees, assisting customers and handling complaints, keeping track of inventory, doing research & planning and many more. I also have experience in online sales and promotions, I`ve been eBay user since 2007 with a 100% positive feedback score.

    $11.11 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00
  10. Anup S.

    Anup S.

    Excel Spreadsheets & PDF Forms Design Expert

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    ✰ Top Rated Freelancer ✰ Thank you for viewing my profile! I specialize in delivering high quality services with respect for strict timelines, high expectations and confidentiality. I possess the self discipline, communication & time management skills necessary to provide quality services as a remote worker. I am a software engineer with 15+ years of experience across Software, BPO, Logistics and Manufacturing industries. Over the past one year at oDesk I have worked on over hundred projects for designing Excel/Google spreadsheets design, analysis & reporting, Word documents, PDF forms and transcription. ► Services Offered - Excel Spreadsheets - Excel/Google spreadsheet design( Incl advanced formulas, Vlookup & Pivot Tables) - Excel based analysis, dashboards & reporting - PDF - PDF Fillable forms design - PDF Editing, Branding, Reformatting - PDF/Image transcription to Editable Formats (Excel/Word/Text) - Word - Word documents creation and formatting - Forms Design - Word & Excel based forms creation and conversion to PDF fillable forms - Create Windows based portable applications - Windows PC & MS Office troubleshooting/support ► oDesk Tests ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Test Score Rank ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- - MS Excel 2003 Test 3.90 (Top 10%) - Data Interpretation Test 3.85 (Top 10%) - Windows XP Test 4.25 (Top 10%) - Computer Aptitude Test 3.70 (Top 30% ) - Office Skills Test 4.00 (Top 30% ) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ► Customer Testimonials Superb worker who does more than following the directions given in the project. He proposes credible and highly appropriate solutions to issues that were not anticipated when the project was designed. He is honest, reliable, on time and he has a very good command of the English language. https://www.upwork.com/c/jobs/~01151e3bf9e36d5d41 He went above and beyond what we needed A+ https://www.upwork.com/jobs/~01adaddea75f6e908b I was so impressed with Anup's analytic abilities and work ethic. He did a fantastic job and required very little direction. Anup has very strong Excel skills. Communication was excellent and he worked on the project through several iterations to be sure that everything was perfect. https://www.upwork.com/jobs/~013ea58de7cd1284f4 Anup is one of the most pleasant and uncomplicated freelancers I have worked with. Clearly knows what he is doing in Excel and provided a solution within minutes. He has great communication skills, is fast to reply, and knows how to deliver! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01e6b6cd21aa4d6088 Incredible skills, excellent communication, patient, and never gave up to resolve the issue no matter how challenging it got. AAAA++ https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01da1d560ddfd34171 A real professional here! With the application came a ready-made proposal. Project finished within 2 Hours https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~0151c8f330eb777e50 Great to work with! Did everything we asked for in a timely fashion. Best yet, he answered all of our questions within minutes and gave technical support beyond the limitations of the contract! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/%7E0182e6f23f14791fd1 Anup is AWESOME! I gave him a task, he grabbed it quickly and got right at it. The task I had for him I anticipated to take 4 times longer than it took him. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01b31f1bf0c6bbdc57 Anup is QUICK and TERRIFIC!! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01a1449b1a96920491 Amazing experience, very professional and fast! www.odesk.com/jobs/~01fa962ae4af82ac21 This was my first experience with this service and Anup made it great. Couldn't have asked for anything more. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~0128a7563b8aff5baa Very talented at Word. Very professional, and fast. He is very thorough and pays attention to detail. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~019448d2ee11d8b7f6 Absolutely Great to work with. His English was fantastic and we could communicate well over Skype https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01fb67e430a02296e7 This project was my first experience with oDesk and it cannot be better. Anup answered practically immediately I posted the announce, a couple of minutes later we defined the project, and one day latter we have the work done with professionalism and efficiency. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~0178ade6b04dc71f64 So glad I hired Anup to fix my formatting nightmare in Word! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01b44ebbd0fa1c168f Working with Anup for our first project using oDesk has been excellent introduction to using this platform. Anup is a clear communicator and was adaptable when the scope of work changed https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01c183476eb2d1443e

    $15.00 /hr
    1,281 hours
    4.97