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  1. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    1,045 hours
    5.00
  2. Dimitri D.

    Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

    Game Designer

    France - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I fell in love with videogames with (Super) Street Fighter 2 in 1994. Since then, I’m obsessed with games creation in all its forms and platforms. What I particularly like is testing and iterating new systems and the teamwork process that transform a simple idea into a finished game. My goal is to build a long lasting relationship with my clients. Key Skills - Rational Design : Difficulty Balancing, Rythm, Variety Distribution and Player Progression. - Game Mechanism : Creation, iteration and balancing - Versatile : Able to fit in different places with the same motivation and willingness to learn, no matter the type of game or Team Size - Management : Able to organize, manage and motivate people to work toward a same goal. Monetization : Elaboration of economic model, Data mining analyze.

    Associated with: Amerald Inc Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    4,562 hours
    4.99
  3. Arpana Mishra

    Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

    SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

    Associated with: Web Writers

    $11.11 /hr
    2,060 hours
    4.77
  4. Jonathan Albert Uy

    Jonathan Albert Uy

    FREELANCER

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I intend to do my best in any way I can and to be a responsible and efficient affiliate adhering to company's policies and standards. I've been working for almost 5 yrs now. Currently working in a BPO company current position is Recruitment Officer and Home Based Email Marketer. Also worked at a Lending and Investment Company. Also worked as a Graphic Designer. Handled phone calls for both inbound and outbound. Trained to handle interviews for applicants and interns. Encoder. Etc...

    $5.56 /hr
    1,149 hours
    0.00
  5. Shelley Collett

    Shelley Collett

    QA Manager / Freelance Writer

    United States - Portfolio: 9

    As a multi-faceted individual, I'm skilled in both software QA and writing, rewriting, editing, and proofreading. I'm venturing from full-time office work into a full-time work-at-home freelancer. My desires are to find and keep quality clients, and expand my skills and experience by providing them with quality work, while still having fun. My specialties in Software QA include Agile, manual testing, test management, requirements review, and end-to-end functional testing - including database verification, something I have a particular fondness for. When it comes to writing, I have a vast array of interesting experiences to draw from and specialize in travel, technical, or adventure articles, research, and creative writing. I fully research any topic that I'm not familiar with, as well as many that I am familiar with. I'm a writer and the content administrator for scubadiverlife.com, a popular diving site.

    $40.00 /hr
    4,098 hours
    5.00
  6. Mousumi Saha

    Mousumi Saha

    Expert AdWords Consultant | SEO and Social Media Strategist

    India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

    You'll hire an Expert AdWords Consultant, Content Editor, SEO and Social Media Strategist. I'm an online marketing consultant with extensive hands-on experience in AdWords, SEO and Social Media Marketing. I'll help you create and optimize landing pages that converts and create/optimize your AdWords account to make most of what you spend. If your AdWords campaign isn't giving expected ROI; you need a conversion optimization expert to work on your campaign as well as the landing pages. My primary skill set includes Google AdWords, Pay Per Click Management, Technical Writing, Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, SEO Mapping, and Content Writing/Editing. I am also well versed with the CMSs such as Wordpress and Joomla; and Adobe web designing tools such as Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop and Flash. I consider myself an expert PPC professional, search engine optimizer, social media marketer and web content developer/marketer. Over the past 6 years, I have managed several PPC accounts, built and run various Facebook and Bing Ad campaigns for my clients. Thank you for reviewing my Odesk credentials! I look forward to working with you.

    $8.89 /hr
    3,659 hours
    4.79
  7. Joffrey C.

    Joffrey C.

    Virtual Assitant/Travel & Tours Manager/Trainer

    Philippines - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 12

    I have developed and improved a wide range of knowledge and skills as a Customer Service Specialist, over the last 8 years. I have been continuously one of the Top Customer Service Specialist in the largest and best contact center here in the Philippines from Teleperformance, Sykes Asia, Convergys Philippines and Aegis People Support by providing services mostly on U.S. based companies. One of my career goals is to climb up the corporate ladder by working in an environment or different projects that would help me progress, maximize my time and skills, empower myself and at the same time earn money to help my family. I always strive for excellence in everything that I do by continuously learning, working hard, and improving myself on the work at hand. I am not only looking for a part time job or a one-time project but a long term stable work where I can build a long term business relationship and help the company to grow. My core competency lies in providing quality and compliant customer service and with client & operations management. I am seeking opportunities to improve my skills and help you build a very good consumer based relationship for you and your company. I also have some experience and was trained in the following areas: Developing Lasting Personal Effectiveness, Customer Focus in Action, Influencing Performance through Effective Coaching, People Management, Business Development Strategies, Travel and Tour services, Marketing and Advertising, Event's Organizing and many more. I have also extended my skills in learning SMM, Basic Wordpress edits, Web Design, Managing a Woo-commerce store, Trello Management, Dropbox, Basecamp and Managing Web Development teams. I have been working on freelance online jobs for the past 3 years and have already learned a lot of skills from data entry, web research, project management, recruitment, client management, administrative support, Wordpress edits and web development management and a lot more. I believe in continuous learning and doing my work with passion always striving for excellence in any endeavor that I do. I also believe in people management managing your people with utmost care but at the same time not losing your focus in achieving the goals with efficiency and objectivity.\

    $4.00 /hr
    1,406 hours
    4.73
  8. Elizabeth Stamour sosa

    Elizabeth Stamour sosa

    Independent Contractor

    Dominican Republic - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 3

    Hello, my name is Elizabeth. I have over ten years in the customer service field, including being a Team Leader over seven co-workers. I have over six years of experience as a Test Plan Engineer. I have experience with both automatic and manual testing in QC and QA, which makes me very detailed oriented. I am a reliable, self-motivated individual. I work hard in any task I'm given. I am fluent in English, French, and Creole. I have good office skills and work well in fields such as translation, typing, internet researching, data entry, and various customer services. I type 65 wpm with a 98% accuracy. I enjoy working with customer support and love working with data and information.

    $11.11 /hr
    3,816 hours
    4.99
  9. Nektarios Oikonomakis

    Nektarios Oikonomakis

    Music Promotion, Research, Marketing / Data Entry / Tech Support

    Greece - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    ♪ I live in the place where democracy was born, Athens, Greece, where I graduated from the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, department of Computer System Engineering. ♫ I am a heavy Internet/MS Office user for over 15 years and have participated in various projects. ♪ Severe passion for the divine art of music. ♫ Hence, I am well capable of managing deadlines and delivering high-quality services, as I follow a "do not mess with other people's living" policy.

    $6.67 /hr
    1,117 hours
    5.00