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  1. Pamela rose C.

    Pamela rose C. Agency Contractor

    Online Mktg,eCommerce,SEO and SMM Proj Manager,Experienced VA

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 13

    Working for a number of years helped me develop an exceptional attention to detail, have outstanding interpersonal skills and the determination to get tasks done. My objective is to obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my education and work experience for the benefit of the company as well as for personal growth and professional advancement.

    Associated with: Online VIP

    $16.67 /hr
    1,679 hours
    4.83
  2. Stephan Hornick

    Stephan Hornick

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

    Germany - 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
  3. Angel García

    Angel García

    Excelent software developer with Java experience

    Venezuela - 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
  4. Med Dhaker Abdeljawed

    Med Dhaker Abdeljawed

    Mobile and Desktop App Developement, Translation

    Tunisia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Mobile and Desktop App developer and designer , i worked for many Academic and professional projects, as I am a native arabic speaker, i speak english and french as well, over the last 4 years i translated a wide range of documents in legal, administrative, technical areas, i was also able to translate general topics, I am in charge of a blog about translation that i try to update regularly. My skills based on writing articles and translating technical and general documents. I can make transcription and voice dubbing as well, Beside that i am a java expert, i have a licence (equals bachelor) in computer science and softwares.

    $6.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.30
  5. KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    Article and academic content writer, Technical visual Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - 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 (10+ years experience)- -writing,reviewing, editing (Research papers, Thesis, Reports, Assignments, Articles) in APA, MLA, Harvard, chicago, Oxford styles ii. Technical (10+ 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) -Project Plans/Project Management iii. SEO, BMR (2+ year experience) iv. Marketing/Promotional Article (3+ years experience) 2. Design Works (Technical, 5+ years experience) -User Manual/Guide, Installation/Troubleshooting guide, EBook, Book Cover design, Theme/template design -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 3. 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
    4.51
  6. Belinda Regan

    Belinda Regan

    VA,WordPress,Social Media, SEO Writer/Blogger with TEFL Certificates.

    Spain - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 19

    Over the past 5 years I have gained experience in SEO writing, for various web sites, and blogs. I work with a designer/developer and as a team we have developed key marketing tools, improved SEO, and the general look and writing of various websites. I also VA, Project Manage WordPress websites and the Social Media side! Having proved my technical writing skills I am now branching out into other areas such as WooCommerce and customer services where I hope my varied skills will achieve an impressive provider record. Use of email responders, email campaigns, and Google Apps. Adding to my profile is my past experience as a PA in London where my office skills and the ability to organise and prioritise my work load have proven essential. As a qualified TEFL teacher my English grammar and writing skills have played a key role in all my writing work enabling me to produce higher than average articles, content and blogs. Experience: VA,Word Press Project Manager, WooCommerce, Drop Shipping, Customer Services, SEO Writing, Internet Research, Word Office, Blogging, English Grammar Correction, Editing, Use of Email Responders like Aweber, Mail Chimp, Arranging Email Campaigns, Social Media Marketing and Networking, Google Apps.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $13.50 /hr
    1,522 hours
    4.69
  7. Adri B.

    Adri B.

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

    Spain - 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
  8. Alexander G.

    Alexander G.

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

    Russia - 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
    278 hours
    5.00
  9. Saad A.

    Saad A.

    Blog posts that actually increase traffic.

    Pakistan - Tests: 6

    Despite my educational background in Computer Sciences, I realized that writing is one of the most beneficial outlets for my pent-up creative energy. Therefore, my portfolio consists of many blogs – personal and tech based. I have written for various companies and independent clients that wanted well developed, error free work in the minimum possible time. My area of expertise lies in analyzing technological trends, writing personal development blogs and product reviews Furthermore, I am a liberal minded individual which has enabled me to cultivate a more open and unique view on life. I strive hard which translates into me producing quality work, efficiently. Keeping in mind the importance of valuing and respecting a client’s opinion, I aim to give out stellar and satisfying services to those who hire me. Putting great emphasis on composition, punctuation and grammar, I ensure a seamless flow of ideas so that my work presents the client’s notions precisely and perfectly.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Rachel Metzger, PMP

    Rachel Metzger, PMP Agency Contractor

    PMI-Certified Project Manager (PMP)

    United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 12

    I'm a friendly and easy-to-work-with PMI-certified Project Management Professional. My strengths include managing minute details while maintaining a clear big-picture view of direction and goals, and I excel and leading diverse teams to the finish line. I learn new systems and ideas quickly, and will always represent you to your clients professionally. I enjoy working on a wide variety of PM, documentation, editing, and print and web design projects, keeping my skills sharp and ever expanding. Presenting 15+ years of experience in: * project management of software/website development * product management beyond the development stage * product development * functional requirements documentation development * interactive prototypes of websites and desktop / BI / SaaS apps * training manuals, user guides as well as delivering the training and support to go with them * scriptwriting and video production * sales and marketing materials * graphic design and book layout APPLICATION / WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT Certified Project Management Professional (PMI - Project Management Institute) with seven years of experience managing proprietary B2B business and client-facing applications and website development projects. Efficient at managing developers and QA professionals within the US and in India, gathering and providing clear direction for delivering quality projects on-time and within budget. Oversee specifications gathering and documentation, development stage, test case development and QA. Coordinate UAT activities with clients, and support implementation and training processes. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT With a special focus on the design stage, I excel at helping clients define their needs upfront, for the most efficient product development cycle. After project closure, I help maintain the product as well as support the client in rollout efforts, including training users. PROTOTYPING / DOCUMENTATION Defining functional requirements up front saves time, money, frustration, and headache in the development stage - especially in virtual teams. Without a clear road map, it's too easy for costly misunderstandings to cause developers to get lost chasing the wrong "rabbit holes". Keep all your Alices on the path to wonderland with clear requirements documentation and interactive prototypes. I'll work with you to get every detail of your site or application pinned down exactly the way you want it. The rest is easy as pie! * system requirements * functional requirements * interactive prototypes * START-UP SERVICES Need help defining your vision? Whether you have a well-formulated plan and just need some fine-tuning, or you have a spark of an idea and don't know where to start, I can help you corral your thoughts into a well-defined, workable plan of action. * product/service development * pricing plans * market plans * TRAINING MATERIALS and USER GUIDES Expertly constructed training materials mean your users can start using your product or service right away - with minimal support needed from you. Let me create the clear and concise materials that let your users hit the ground running. * training manuals * help files * getting started guides * user manuals * SALES & MARKETING MATERIALS Great sales and marketing materials don't just tell - they sell. And that happens best when both writing and design work hand in hand to elicit the response you want. * brochures * posters * sales sheets * product descriptions * PROOFREADING & EDITING Whether you need a quick polish, a heavy edit, or a complete re-write, I'll help you make your writing perfectly professional - without losing your unique tone. * business communications * manuscripts * anything with words! *

    Associated with: VisionForword<<<

    $50.00 /hr
    3,065 hours
    4.87