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  1. Paul Franzen

    Paul Franzen

    Writer and designer of fine videogames

    United States - Last active: 09/02/2014 - Tests: 1

    Hi! I'm Paul. I’m an independent videogame writer, designer, and editor/proofreader. I've worked on a variety of indie titles in a variety of roles, including: - Writing and designing Life in the Dorms, an Xbox 360 adventure game - Writing and designing Harvest, an upcoming PC adventure game - Editing the English-language localization of Daedalic Entertainment's The Night of the Rabbit - Proofreading other indie titles, including Gray, Anna's Quest, and Quiz Master Zero and the Silky Road - Providing PR and R&D work for Pixel Rampage's Gridiron Heroes I was also Editor-in-Chief of GameCola.net for 11 years, before deciding to devote myself more fully to indie game development. For more, please check out my blog and work portfolio at www.paulmfranzen.com

    $33.33 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  2. Peter F.

    Copy Editor/Proofreader/C++ Developer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    For the past 14 years, I have been working as a copy editor/proofreader of scholarly articles written mostly by non-native English speakers. I also have some experience writing abstracts of business- and technology-oriented articles from newspapers and magazines. I am an independent software developer; C/C++ is my programming language of choice. I am also well versed in equation keying/typesetting using TeX/LaTeX, MathType/Equation Editor, or the Word 2007/2010 Equation Editor, or even MathML.

    $12.22 /hr
    755 hours
    4.55
  3. Ashok Kumar

    Ashok Kumar

    Desktop Publishing Designer

    India - Last active: 23 days ago

    Technical Proficiency and Experiences: • Analyzing specifications of e-Publishing/typesetting/data conversion projects • Efficient in management of the Data conversion and typesetting teams. • Allocation of work to the team members. • Training of team members in the identified areas. • InDesign, Quark, XML, ePublishing, Operations, Typesetting, Composition • Knowledge of applications like InDesign, QuarkXpress, FrameMaker, Photoshop, ebook readers etc. • Ability to work within tight deadlines and ensure timely delivery of projects at all stages of production • Managing the production and quality teams independently • Six years experience in handling the production team. • Well experiences of handling multicolour Books and Journals from concept to completion, ability to Problem solve. Handle multiple task, detail and deadline oriented with supervision. • Troubleshooting the PDF related issues, having thorough knowledge of PDF generation and pre-flight. • Template creation ability for: Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, FrameMaker. Technical Skills DESIGN SOFTWARE: OTHER SKILLS: Adobe InDesign Problem Solving Skills Adobe FrameMaker Researching Skills Adobe PageMaker Text Processing Skills QuarkXPress Computer Networking skills Adobe Photoshop Production Tracking Skills Adobe Illustrator’s Leadership and Team Management Skills Adobe Acrobat Professional Quotation handling Pitstop Pre-flight Invoice creation Page layout Scanning Typography/typesetting Operating Systems Macintosh: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others. Windows: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others Technical Trainings • One year Computer training in Desktop Publishing, from Hi-Tech Computer Education Centre, Ghaziabad. • Three month Computer course in Language from SSI, Computer Education. • QuarkXPress and InDesign Technical training given by the employer.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Aida Blanco

    Aida Blanco

    Proofreader, content and creative writen in Spanish, translator

    Germany - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I’m Aida. I´m Spanish native speaker from Madrid. I´m Spanish language expert with a Spanish Philology Degree and specialized studies in my area. I’m also an avid reader and author. I have proven and large experience (more than 10 years) in these areas: Proofreading/Editor/ Content Writing/Translation (English into Spanish). I have writen for my clients Ebooks, essays, articles, etc., and I have higly write and proofread skills. I've worked with different companies, publishers and particulars and all of them were satisfied with my work. Examples of employers: Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico, Scoops, Susaeta editorial, Servilibro, Corpus Diacrónico del Español (CORDE/CREA), Lotfi el Gandouri, José Manuel Blanco and more. I considered myself responsible, proactive and commited to my clients needs, and of course my goal is always help my clients and doing my best in the projects.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. John Ruen Sypiecco

    John Ruen Sypiecco

    Professional SEO Content Writer & Customer Service Representative

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    Over the years, I have developed and mastered my skills in both writing and speaking. I have been writing keyword-rich summaries for Thumbtack professionals for more than two years. You can check out their site at www.thumbtack.com. I have also experienced handling billing and sales calls for AT&T Uverse Blue at Sutherland Global Services, Davao City, Philippines. I am also a former point person of the Local Store Marketing Team at McDonald's, Cagayan de Oro City. My job involved managing a group of marketing representatives, handling local store promotions and kid-oriented programs, and ensuring 100% customer satisfaction.

    $3.50 /hr
    1,011 hours
    5.00
  6. Renson K.

    Renson K.

    SEO expert

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    SEO is the blood and life of your online activity. Be it online marketing, reputation management, social media publicity, website audit, and analysis of online performance, I am the person you seek. With over five years of experience, I guarantee to deliver real Returns On Investment. In addition to skill, I bring onboard handwork. As you might know handwork always beats talent and skill when they don't work hard. Get in touch and allow me to show you what I can do...You will be Amazed!

    $7.00 /hr
    713 hours
    4.79
  7. 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
  8. Alfred Lagmay

    Alfred Lagmay

    Top Web Researcher, Database Admin and English / German Translator

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my living area in the Philippines. 30 Jahre Erfahrung wurde gesammelt bei Arbeit in verschiedenen Positionen. Derzeit übersetze ich für das Kreisgericht im Bezirk meines Wohnsitzes in den Philippinen. I am actually natively speaking BOTH languages since I grew up in Austria, as part of a multilingual family. Translation between both languages comes to me as natural as humanly possible. Eigentlich spreche ich Englisch und Deutsch als Muttersprache da ich einerseits in Österreich aber andererseits in einer mehr-sprachigen Familie aufgewachsen bin. Commercial English and German translation specialist, having studied at the Vienna-Austria Humboldt languages and linguistic institute. Geschäftliches oder Kommerzielles Englisch und Deutsch habe ich zusätzlich am Humboldt Institut für Sprachwissenschaft in Wien, Österreich studiert. Technical English and German was acquired due to my Bachelor in Technical Informatik and my Masters in Technical Informatik, both at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. Technisches Englisch und Deutsch habe ich mir während meines Studiums für Informatik und Masters in Informatik, beide an der Universität für Technologie in Wien, angeeignet. Database Administrator, Research and Data Entry. Ich bin auch als Datenbank Administrator und in den Richtungen Forschung und Daten Operation tätig. With my best regards, Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay

    $27.78 /hr
    4,652 hours
    5.00
  9. Khalid S.

    Khalid S.

    Translation English/French/Arabic, proofread, Data entry,French writes

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I am a professional translator , i have 3 years experience in the financial field as a Writer/Translator at a Bank. I am agile with 3 languages : English , French and Arabic . I can proofread texts in my native languages ( French or Arabic ). I am a fast typist as well , i can handle data entry tasks efficiently . I have got some experience as a software developper , i can help in Sql Oracle queries, BusinessObjects issues , Unix Scripts... My strong points are good understanding of client requirements,and doing the job efficiently and professionnaly.

    $11.11 /hr
    457 hours
    5.00
  10. Angelo Mari Reyes

    Angelo Mari Reyes

    Web Researcher, Virtual Assistant, Transcriber, Web Designer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I would like to help you at any job that I'm going to apply. I'd like to tell you that I would not go to something that I can't do or if I don't have experience or knowledge on it. I am a person who won't waste your time. I always consider my client's satisfaction because I've been through to too many jobs and I've learned my lesson. I am a hardworking and patient person. I am proficient in Administrative Support works, because I have 3 years experience with the tools and with the help of the internet, I have learned some new skills. I am a fast learner, can generate leads and e-mails for you. I am an IT that can help you on your webdesigns as well. Let me serve you! And i'll make you feel that quality is my specialty.

    $13.58 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00