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  1. Saranya Elanchezhian

    Saranya Elanchezhian

    Expert in dataentry/Article writing/wordpress/HTML/Proofreading

    India - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a communicator, and the sincerity that emanates from what I say can be heard and felt. I have had extensive experience in dealing with customers and clients in various fields like retail, customer service, training, quality assurance, account management, and business development. English communication skills is my forte and I believe this is my ticket to accomplish tasks asked of me. Writing and speaking are both interests and talents. All the above, plus my good work ethic, will certainly appeal to people who would want detail and timeliness in the work they want done. i am an exceedingly hard-working and dedicated human being. Apart from this I am also versatile and love to handle new challenges that life throws at me. I have been a virtual assistant for five years already, and wit great success, which shows my dedication.

    $3.33 /hr
    91 hours
    5.00
  2. Joe M.

    Joe M.

    IT Specialist

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

    With over 20 years experience in the IT/Internet & Multimedia fields, I am ready to undertake any challenge. My main specialties include: IT Project Management, IT & Network Infrastructure, Active Directory, SharePoint, MS Azure, E-commerce, eBay, Web Development, Wordpress, ,Graphic Design, English-Hebrew Translation, Web Research and Data Entry/Scraping/Mining Processes.

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $16.00 /hr
    533 hours
    5.00
  3. Stephan Hornick

    Stephan Hornick

    English-German-Japanese-Chinese Translator & Strategic Project Manager

    Germany - Last active: 11/29/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native German young professional translator with 8 years of translation and proofreading experience. I have a language, culture and IT magister degree (best 3%; remark: magister is a degree between master and doctor) and profound knowledge in a broad spectrum of fields (e.g. medicine, IT, computer linguistics, literature, teaching, politics, philosophy, mathematics, financing, physics and so on). I have further advanced skills in microsoft word, excel, access, open office, adobe photoshop, programming & webdesign in HTML, Basic, Java, Haskell, Lisp, ACT-R, project management, strategic management and so on. I have been living in Japan, China, US, UK and Colombia. I am accustomed with their cultural differences and use most of these languages daily. As a client, consider punctionality, thoroughness and a qualitatively high literal standard my three most important aspects of work as a translator. I would appreciate it very much, if you let me know from the start who is going to read the translation. Case by case, I will shift between technical translation and creative translation and adapt the language and the style accordingly. I am looking forward to your email.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Adri B.

    Adri B.

    Administrative Support/Wordpress/Translator/Google/Developer/SEO

    Spain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I am here because I want to apply my knowledge to everybody, my objective is to make some extra money and learn more with the work that I love. I have experience and studies in Higher Level Management Systems and Network. I actually work with some Wordpress sites and I have experience in HTML, CSS, updating webiste content in general terms, Web Research and Data Entry and have experience with white hat SEO, off-page and on-page. I done translations from english to spanish about software,apps,websites...,so I am very capable to translate english to spanish perfectly.

    $13.50 /hr
    91 hours
    4.95
  7. Alexander G.

    Alexander G.

    Web Developer ( PHP / JavaScript / jQuery / MySQL / PostgreSQL )

    Russia - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 4

    My overall experience in software development is about 8 years. I have experience in WMS/ERP software development, its rapid deployment and a Web Development, including "high availability" projects. My last "high availability"/"high load" web project (PPC advertising network) handles about 1.5 bln requests per 24h and has 36 servers. Mostly I specialize in backend development using C/C++ (Linux OS), PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle DB but I would highly accept frontend development jobs. My first business rule is to make my customer happy and I'm always open to challenging tasks and a new long-term business relationships.. I am new here as a freelancer, and very keen on building a portfolio of work. I would appreciate any opportunities of work.

    $27.78 /hr
    250 hours
    5.00
  8. John Michael Amor

    John Michael Amor

    Android Developer | ASP.Net | Web Design | SEO | ORM | Senuke-X

    Philippines - Last active: 03/08/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a Solutions Architect where I design proposed solutions to clients. Also, I do programming for some of my clients. My debugging skills are efficient and I have experience in the following: IDE: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Eclipse, Arduino Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, C#, XML, HTML, CSS3, Javascript, and PHP Database: MySql I have worked as a medical professional for two (2) years. I'm in to adventure that's why I engage myself in SEO, article spinning, proofreading, programming, web development, web design, and photography. I would like to impart my skill and dedication to future employers as an expression of my gratitude for being able to achieve such grace.

    $5.56 /hr
    893 hours
    4.24
  9. Saurabh Rai

    Saurabh Rai

    Translator | Kannada Expert | C++ | Android

    India - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 6

    ಕನ್ನಡ ಅನುವಾದ ತಜ್ಞ When it comes to job with perfection, does the phrase "good enough" send you into apoplectic shock? That's what happens to me. So if you have the style but lack the way, if you have the texture but lack the polish, or if you have ideas but lack the words, look no further: you've found your guy. With over more than 2 years of experience in web research now I’m well adept in transforming complex circumstances into useful mechanisms, and working swiftly, concisely, and thoroughly in challenging environments. Working here will help me utilize my knowledge & skills learnt from previous experiences and would assist me in growing into a more practical and accomplished working professional. I’m capable in market analysis and have a detailed understanding of Search Engine Optimization and well-versed in incorporating this into my writing. I ensure design, development and structuring of technical documentation that enables the administrators and users to exploit the features of client products independently, efficiently and effectively. I believe in meeting client's expectations by creating high standards of excellence and surpassing them consistently.

    $7.78 /hr
    1,357 hours
    5.00
  10. Helena B.

    Helena B.

    Communication Specialist/Writer

    Sweden - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 4

    With 10 years experience of communication work for major international companies such as IKEA and ABB I have extensive knowledge of web communication, information strategies and marketing knowledge. I have for many years also had my own company as a journalist and written articles within various fields. Blog posts, scientific and/or entertaining - no article is a problem for me! I am professional with a natural eye for communication, presentation and the written as well as spoken word. I can help you with creating marketing plans, communications plans, usability friendly structures on your website as well as translations of various kinds. I also have many years of experience with and knowledge of SEO and link building. I take great pride in delivering quality work - on time, every time. Sound interesting? Feel free to contact me on O-Desk.

    $12.00 /hr
    3,571 hours
    4.94