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  1. Pedro Arrioja

    Pedro Arrioja

    Native Spanish English Translator Delphi PHP Yii MySQL Programmer

    Venezuela - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, my name is Pedro Arrioja from Venezuela, My first language is Spanish and I'm speaking/reading/writing english for about 25 years now. I'm a fast skilled English-Spanish-English translator. You won't be dissapointed. I'm an IT Professional (University) and postgrade studies, (System Engineer, with 14 years of experience in web programming and software development), so technical translation won't be a problem. I have experience with HTML/PHP/MySQL/AJAX/Yii/PradoFramework, also Delphi and Paradox. Highly skilled Office Software: Microsoft Office, and OpenOffice.I'm also highly skilled with both Windows and GNU/Linux Operating Systems.

    Groups: SocialEngine

    $22.22 /hr
    11,809 hours
    4.95
  2. Danette Sheppard-Vaughn

    Danette Sheppard-Vaughn Agency Contractor

    Project Manager/Executive/Personal Assistant Extraordinaire

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 11

    My objective is to secure home-based and/or virtual employment in order to generate additional income, as well as continue to build a client base of extremely satisfied individuals who are delighted with my abilities and talents.  The following qualities enable me in this endeavor:  • Extremely efficient, organized and detail-oriented in all aspects of business and management. • Superior interaction skills with both laymen and professionals and customer service advocate. Effective in working with individuals and groups. • Creative and insightful critical-thinker with excellent problem- solving ability and communication skills (written & verbal).

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll, Songspirations

    $33.33 /hr
    7,067 hours
    4.96
  3. Laurel P.

    Laurel P. Agency Contractor

    Independent Contractor

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

    I have been working online as a content provider, editor, moderator, and Internet researcher/rater since 1993. Experienced in image moderation, real-time and stored short answers, research, content writing, SEO, long and short content editing, e-book writing, and content verification. Skilled in Google Docs, Excel, Word, proprietary applications, and common sense. Professional and mature, every job is a priority and impeccably executed.

    Associated with: GAB Ventures Agency

    $23.33 /hr
    3,303 hours
    4.99
  4. Zlatan Klapic

    Zlatan Klapic

    Fast Typist\Data Entry Clerk\Researcher\Web Developer\Bachelor of IT

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 13

    Hi! If you are looking for help in administrative support I am the right person for you! I'm 24, bachelor of IT. I have a lot of freelancing and real-life experience in administrative support/assistance. I also acquired some basic programming skills, making HTML/Flash/Wordpress/Joomla websites for clients and similar work. I have 2+ years of experience as a system/network administrator and support technician on Linux and Windows, and I acquired a lot of experience in troubleshooting, installing, configuring systems, and giving technical support for clients. I've done a lot of part-time jobs and projects in IT related field. I'm organized, reliable, and responsible guy who takes freelancing seriously! I'm looking forward to work with you! You can read more about me here: http://zlatan.com.ba "You are not your resume, you are your work." – Seth Godin

    $20.00 /hr
    1,000 hours
    5.00
  5. Silvina E.

    Silvina E.

    Translator/Experienced Biligual VA/Data Entry/Internet/Any research

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    I´m looking for a freelance job that allows me develop my experience as Administrative Assistant. I`ve been doing assistance tasks for more than ten years assisting several international companies in my country and outside it. I`m very experienced on the subject, I have a Degree in English Language, exellent grammmar and orthography. Also accuracy and speed in typing.I have exellent development of all the Package Microsoft Office, I have a very good Pentium 4 with Windoiws XP, a fast internet connection, msn installed, skype account too.I manage internet and mail delivery to perfection, also I manage updates of databases, labels designs, advertisements, any kind of commertial letters, mass mails delivery, any kind of internet duties, internet research, data entry... I`m very experienced uploading and downloading information/pictures from the internet. Also scheduling diaries and organising seminars.   I´m a very organized, reliable, hard working and responsible person, who takes care in her job.There´s not complicated job for me to develop. I´m looking for new challenges.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,483 hours
    5.00
  6. Simona E.

    Simona E.

    Translator, Transcriptor, Data Entry and Research Specialist

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    My long experience in working with people, mostly in English, in many activity fields (from power plants and cruise ships to online browser games) proves that I am adaptable and professional. Also my very good English knowledge and my attention to details will be very useful to you when in need of a very good transcriber or proofreader.

    $12.00 /hr
    3,524 hours
    4.96
  7. Whitney P.

    Whitney P.

    Jack of All Trades-Data Entry, Transcription, Can speak/read Japanese!

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7

    **To Whom It May Concern: ** Thank you for considering me for a position in your company. I am currently in between careers and interested in a moderate and steady position. With over 10 years traditional work experience and from home, my skills range from administrative and customer service to truck driving and floral arranging. My desired hourly rate is always negotiable. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Sincerely, Whitney Perdue

    $12.00 /hr
    1,161 hours
    5.00
  8. Anup S.

    Anup S.

    Excel Spreadsheets & PDF Forms Design Expert

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    ✰ Top Rated Freelancer ✰ Thank you for viewing my profile! I specialize in delivering high quality services with respect for strict timelines, high expectations and confidentiality. I possess the self discipline, communication & time management skills necessary to provide quality services as a remote worker. I am a software engineer with 15+ years of experience across Software, BPO, Logistics and Manufacturing industries. Over the past one year at oDesk I have worked on over hundred projects for designing Excel/Google spreadsheets design, analysis & reporting, Word documents, PDF forms and transcription. ► Services Offered - Excel Spreadsheets - Excel/Google spreadsheet design( Incl advanced formulas, Vlookup & Pivot Tables) - Excel based analysis, dashboards & reporting - PDF - PDF Fillable forms design - PDF Editing, Branding, Reformatting - PDF/Image transcription to Editable Formats (Excel/Word/Text) - Word - Word documents creation and formatting - Forms Design - Word & Excel based forms creation and conversion to PDF fillable forms - Create Windows based portable applications - Windows PC & MS Office troubleshooting/support ► oDesk Tests ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Test Score Rank ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- - MS Excel 2003 Test 3.90 (Top 10%) - Data Interpretation Test 3.85 (Top 10%) - Windows XP Test 4.25 (Top 10%) - Computer Aptitude Test 3.70 (Top 30% ) - Office Skills Test 4.00 (Top 30% ) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ► Customer Testimonials Superb worker who does more than following the directions given in the project. He proposes credible and highly appropriate solutions to issues that were not anticipated when the project was designed. He is honest, reliable, on time and he has a very good command of the English language. https://www.upwork.com/c/jobs/~01151e3bf9e36d5d41 He went above and beyond what we needed A+ https://www.upwork.com/jobs/~01adaddea75f6e908b I was so impressed with Anup's analytic abilities and work ethic. He did a fantastic job and required very little direction. Anup has very strong Excel skills. Communication was excellent and he worked on the project through several iterations to be sure that everything was perfect. https://www.upwork.com/jobs/~013ea58de7cd1284f4 Anup is one of the most pleasant and uncomplicated freelancers I have worked with. Clearly knows what he is doing in Excel and provided a solution within minutes. He has great communication skills, is fast to reply, and knows how to deliver! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01e6b6cd21aa4d6088 Incredible skills, excellent communication, patient, and never gave up to resolve the issue no matter how challenging it got. AAAA++ https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01da1d560ddfd34171 A real professional here! With the application came a ready-made proposal. Project finished within 2 Hours https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~0151c8f330eb777e50 Great to work with! Did everything we asked for in a timely fashion. Best yet, he answered all of our questions within minutes and gave technical support beyond the limitations of the contract! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/%7E0182e6f23f14791fd1 Anup is AWESOME! I gave him a task, he grabbed it quickly and got right at it. The task I had for him I anticipated to take 4 times longer than it took him. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01b31f1bf0c6bbdc57 Anup is QUICK and TERRIFIC!! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01a1449b1a96920491 Amazing experience, very professional and fast! www.odesk.com/jobs/~01fa962ae4af82ac21 This was my first experience with this service and Anup made it great. Couldn't have asked for anything more. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~0128a7563b8aff5baa Very talented at Word. Very professional, and fast. He is very thorough and pays attention to detail. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~019448d2ee11d8b7f6 Absolutely Great to work with. His English was fantastic and we could communicate well over Skype https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01fb67e430a02296e7 This project was my first experience with oDesk and it cannot be better. Anup answered practically immediately I posted the announce, a couple of minutes later we defined the project, and one day latter we have the work done with professionalism and efficiency. https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~0178ade6b04dc71f64 So glad I hired Anup to fix my formatting nightmare in Word! https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01b44ebbd0fa1c168f Working with Anup for our first project using oDesk has been excellent introduction to using this platform. Anup is a clear communicator and was adaptable when the scope of work changed https://www.odesk.com/jobs/~01c183476eb2d1443e

    $15.00 /hr
    1,270 hours
    4.97
  9. Lito Junior Lepardo

    Lito Junior Lepardo

    All Around IT "Go to" Guy

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

    I am generally a jack of all trades when it comes to IT. I have delved in programming (C++. Java), web design (HTML, CSS), Network Administration, and even Technical Support (Wireless Router, Switches, Access Points). I am well versed in Excel from formatting, use of formulas, Pivot Tables and use of VBA/Macros. I can also do Data Entry, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Web Research and general tasks of Virtual Assistants. I am seeking opportunities that will make use of my skills and if possible learn a new skill set along the way.

    $6.67 /hr
    4,975 hours
    4.81
  10. Crystal Berg

    Crystal Berg

    Your Go To Girl -- 18+ yrs Extensive Admin Experience

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    To deliver results on all oDesk assignments (small or large) that will exceed your expectations by leveraging my strong administrative, analytical, and organizational skills, my rich professional hands-on experience, as well as my knack to learn and adapt quickly. What sets me apart from other virtual assistants is my eye for detail, my positive and personable nature, and my ability to perform. I thrive and deliver in a demanding, fast-paced environment and I am highly self-motivated with a strong initiative to achieve personal and corporate goals. Jamie Wallace says “Meeting Crystal changed the way I thought about my business. Within a few short weeks, I had a new lease on life. Suddenly, all those niggling little tasks that had been piling up on my To Do list (and hanging over my head) could be delegated to someone I trusted to get them done. Now I have more time to focus on the Big Picture of building my business while someone else helps carry the load of keeping it running. What a feeling!” You can take a look at my website for more information on some of the basic services I provide, as well more client testimonials at www.CrystalBVirtual.com - Reliable, professional worker, able to perform with minimal supervision, quickly and efficiently. - Adaptive, competent, problem solver, flexible about working overtime. - Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, and multi- tasking skills. - Highly motivated, meticulous, and eager to accept new challenges. - Excellent communication and planning skills with attention to detail. - Strong commitment to team environment and performance excellence with the ability to contribute and follow leadership directives at appropriate times. - Consistent record of improving productivity. - Highly effective leadership, communication, and motivational skills. - Adept at developing and maintaining administrative processes that reduce redundancy, improve accuracy and efficiency, and achieve organizational objectives. - Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline- driven operations; able to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues. - Effective at meeting deadlines and working under pressure.

    $22.22 /hr
    1,817 hours
    4.84