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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

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
4,784 hours

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

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
2,060 hours

Jonathan Albert Uy

Jonathan Albert Uy


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

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.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
3,684 hours

Rashida Begum

Rashida Begum

Writer/Blog Comments/Relevant WhiteHat Linkbuilder/Wordpress editor

Bangladesh - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

Here I have added a few advanced things that you may not know. Avoid old SEO and Try these Advanced Off-Page SEO Strategies to market your website, get ranked in search engines, and to build online reputation (branding) for your company/website so that you can survive in this competitive SEO world. ****Overview of my work******* 1. Authority Niche relevant blog commenting (Nofollow/dofollw does not matter, you have to branding your website by this way so that Google will trust you as a real and not as a spam machine) 2. Infographics Backlinks 3. Audio Sharing site backlinks 4. Backlinks From Social Sites 5. Perfect and 100% quality Profile Links by using all social links of a website 6. Broken Link Building 7. Forum Postings 8. Slide video making and uploading on YouTube and Vimeo 9. Press Release writing and submission 10. Article Writing and Submission 11. PDF Document writing and submission 12. Local Listings & Yellow Pages 13. Social Bookmarking 14. Directory Submission 15. Classifieds Submission 16. Community Creation in Social Networking Sites (Time consuming and effective) 17. Image sharing link building (Effective to boost rank) 18. Keyword Research/ Analysis 19. Article/Content writing 20. Virtual Assistant I am always ready to serve you quality work by following your requirement. Thanks

85% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
3,604 hours

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.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
3,840 hours

Camielle L.

Camielle L.


United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

I have over a decade of solid Administrative and Personal Assistant skills that include expert levels of familiarity with most Microsoft Applications, Business phone applications and software systems, private business software and mainstream software. Excellent Phone and Writing skills as well as Advanced Computer skills which are guaranteed through yearly testing and taking classes on new applications. I am a proofreader for several published authors, as well as a participant in several creative writing classes just for fun. Writing is a passion I have not been able to devote myself to properly until the last two or three years but I have been taking advanced creative writing classes as often as I was able. I have loved every minute of it and would like to continue pursuing my writing on a more professional level. In addition I am excellent with both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. I compete on several different sites for fun with logos, buttons , characters, banners, stationary and other similar designs having been purchased from me. I would love to help your company in any way that my skills could be useful.

Groups: Application Developers Alliance

86% Job Success
$14.44 /hr
3,972 hours

laarni navales

laarni navales

marketing strategist,professional writer and seo consultant,SMM

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

Over 5 years of continuous work as an article writer and SEO specialist, I have acquired vast knowledge with regards to how Search Engine Optimization works and most importantly how it would help in maintaining websites and links at high Page rank. My core competency is more on directory and article submission, blog postings, article writing, and Social Media Marketing. I have a wide knowledge about how to maintain keyword density necessary to drive traffics to particular sites. I have had the pleasure of working with clients across a multitude of industries like Finance, Health, Fitness, Beauty & Beauty Products, Fashion, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Health Products, Organic Health Products, Travel, Information Technology, Internet Marketing, Social Media, Consultancy, Recruitment, Website Design, Solar, Retail, Entertainment, Renewable Energy, Electrical, Parenting & Child Care, Professional Services and more. Things I do: *Article writing *Link building *Search Engine Optimization *Social Media Marketing *Social Media Consultation *Search Engine Optimization Consultation *Facebook Marketing *Community Manager *Data Entry *Forum/Blog Posting *Word Press Plug-ins *Blog Manager *On Page SEO *HTML and CSS programmer I would greatly appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to view my portfolio as well as the feedback that other happy clients have given me. Looking forward to interacting with you and writing great content for you as well!

82% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
1,488 hours

Ramone B.

Ramone B.

Ramone Berch

Jamaica - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

Thank you for your interest. I am a hard working individual who has great time management, I am bit of a perfectionist and a fast learner with a strong educational background so I would only require minimum training. I am an ex-athlete but I still have a very goal driven mentality, I work well in groups as well as on my own and I always aim to get the job done above all else. I have an affinity for customer service, typing and data entry. Online Experience: -Handling Inbound and outbound calls -Handling email tickets via 'RhinoSupport' ticketing system -Handling Customer accounts (Billing, Refunds, Cancellation. etc..) Via 'Lime Light' Crm System. -Handling email tickets via Zendesk ticketing system -Handling Customer accounts (Billings, Cancellations, Refunds, Adjustments, etc..) Via Recurly web based systems. - Shipping orders to customers over multiple platforms. I am aiming to build a strong online career so an employer can hire me in confidence that I aim to please as I am looking to attain and keep long term projects that has room for growth so please give me the opportunity to impress you.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,801 hours