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Bruno Skvorc

Bruno Skvorc Agency Contractor

Technical Writer, Editor and Developer

Croatia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I'm a web developer from Croatia with a focus on back end development, particularly PHP. I'm also SitePoint's editor for the PHP channel, and developer evangelist for Diffbot.com, dealing with loads of input from various sources requiring me to learn new technologies daily and consume copious amounts of code. I'm also an experienced technical writer and teacher - I have a Master's degree in Computer Science and another in English Language and Literature - and a veteran proofreader. Areas of expertise include PHP and JavaScript development of all kinds, custom content management systems, online publishing (building custom tailored manuscript tracking systems), construction of dynamic email campaign and newsletter systems and building custom tailored business-specific CRM systems. Find more information, Google me (including links in the overview section is against Upwork's policy).

Groups: Crossrider, LoginRadius

$83.33 /hr
992 hours

Alex C.

Alex C.

Reliable Writer, Translator and SEO Specialist

Greece - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 3

As a native speaker of Greek and Dutch and fluent in English I can translate anything, from technical specifications to literary texts. I also do Copywriting and Creative Writing in all three languages. I have a strong background in IT, as I have worked as an Oracle DBA and a programmer for more than 12 years, but for the last 5 years my main job has been Web Design, Web marketing and SEO. I have strong communicative skills, can work well both in a team and solo and I learn fast. Satisfaction guaranteed!

$24.44 /hr
101 hours

Aleksandar J.

Aleksandar J.

Architect, Industrial, Graphic Designer and Writer

Serbia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

I come from artistic family that recognized and supported development of my talents, allowing me to explore them from childhood, and later through educational institutions and independent projects. Today, I am working in fields of Interior Architecture, Furniture Design, Graphic and Packaging Design, Photography and Industrial Design. Further, I work as independent writer for computer magazine, writing tutorials for graphic and 3D software, and testing new arrivals of software packages and hardware. Besides this, I am constantly dedicated to farther develop and perfect my skills in fields of 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and photography, in order to provide best possible results for clients, with available technology.

$30.00 /hr
1,394 hours

Zeno-Anton Barzan

Zeno-Anton Barzan

SysAdmin -IT Expert, Tech Writer/Book Author, IT Consultant

Romania - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

Looking for projects where I can showcase my skills, solid background, and experience that I've gathered while working in the industry as system and network administrator: - mainly focused on Windows- and Linux-based platforms, having managed the IT infrastructure of companies, assuring heightened security, and robustness of the network. * Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2010 * experience with VoIP systems- Asterisks, FreeSwitch, and HiPath suites I'm familiar setting up new systems, servers, configuring network hardware and server-based applications. As of lately, heavily involved in virtualization technologies. My competencies include but not limited to network monitoring, troubleshooting, performance optimization, vulnerability scanning; but also providing support and help- desk. My technical writer portfolio includes a book published by PacktPub [ISBN: 1849511101] and over 150 technical articles published across a prestigious network of sites. Articles were unique, around ~2.000 words, and written in American English. Mainly on web-development, system administration, SEO/SEM, and hardware topics. Solid knowledge of the following open-source technologies: OTRS for ticketing and help-desk system; OCS Inventory NG for inventorying needs, OpenVPN to implement virtual private networks; Cacti, Nagios, Zabbix, and OpenNMS for network monitoring, Amanda/zmanda backup solution, web CMS such as Blogger, Drupal, Joomla; Magento for shopping cart systems, Bugzilla for bugtracking, Subversion for revision tracking, etc. Other skills include working with LAMP/XAMPP stacks, able to install and configure web servers, mail servers (postfix, scalix, Exchange), PHP, MySQL-based web solutions, Active Directory, GPO, other MSFT technologies. Familiar with coding languages: C/C++, C#, HTML, CSS, PHP, and other shell scripting such as WSH, Powershell, bash and perl. Co-founder of a small business startup, helping its grown by providing consulting services, and writing offline/online publications. Most our projects up to date were related to IT security presentations, white-paper comparisons (two technologies analyzed, revising drawbacks/advantages of each), network design, implementing IT inventory systems and license auditing.

$27.78 /hr
107 hours

Lauris V.

Lauris V.

Freelance writer

Latvia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

I help people and businesses express their truer selves clearly and effectively. I am experienced in: * Copywriting: have written landing pages, sales letters and emails on web design, gaming, healthcare, real estate, finance & more. * Article writing: good at writing blog posts or articles on tech, real estate, finance, travel & more. * Writing website copy: clever at creating copy for home theater, email marketing, digital agency, hosting and other websites. Additionally, I have worked on translations of varying difficulty in the following language combinations: * Russian->English * Latvian->English * Russian->Latvian * English->Latvian My translation experience includes translating finance & legal texts, trade agreements as well as court letters along with creative and academic translations. My experience in classical philology has helped to develop an innate understanding of the written word in its hundredfold manifestations. Latin and Ancient Greek are a tough nut to crack, but, while mastering them, you start looking at any given text differently and approaching the writing process with a shrewder, more discerning mind. Drop me a line and let me help you achieve your business goals.

$25.00 /hr
273 hours

Serghei Babaraica

Serghei Babaraica

Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

Moldova - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

I have over 12 years of experience in translation and interpreting behind my belt from Russian into English and vice versa, and I have also picked up the skills of article writer and transcriber alog the way. Majored in English language and literature. Work well under pressure and in international environment as I've worked with people of various nationalities (British, Irish, American, Dutch) as well as people in various fields. Provided translation for various fields, such as sport, religion, business, business, history, medical and technical. So far I have translated 4 full-fledged books. I also possess writing skills, as I've written numerous essays, short stories and poems. Have written articles for various websites and magazines. I'm hoping to broaden my horizons here at oDesk and acquire certain skills that will benefit me in the future, as well as benefit my employers.

$11.11 /hr
8,246 hours

Elena Knyazeva

Elena Knyazeva

English - Russian translator, writer

Russia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 29

Services: Translation and proofreading from English to Russian, writing in Russian. Education: Sevastopol National University, Translation Department, Specialist Degree in Philology. Languages: Russian (native), English (excellent), Ukrainian (fluent), Spanish (basic). Experience: 8 years practice in translation from English to Russian - books, websites, marketing materials, user manuals, games, software, etc. Publications: - Russian language textbook for beginners ‘Learn Russian through English’ - Russian translation of psychology book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B017UFDS9W - Linguistic research ‘Translation of epithets’ Additional skills: Trados, WordPress. Rate: USD 0.03 per source word The average number of words translated per day is 1600.

$7.00 /hr
76 hours

Dimitrios Dimitriou

Dimitrios Dimitriou

Writer and Translator

Greece - Tests: 2

Education: -Graduated from high school in Nuremberg Germany and acquired a degree in the german language -Studied History and Archeology at the Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki Greece including a few linguistics courses (www.auth.gr) Languages: - Greek : Native language - English : Native language level of fluency (EN,US) - German : Secondary language, fluent I specialise in the following : Films, Video games, History, Geography, Geopolitics, News, Technology and Gadgets, General.

$17.00 /hr
238 hours

Marija Nikolovska

Marija Nikolovska

Article writer/ Researcher/ Translator

Macedonia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

I am a Technologist - Textile Engineer, working for a Trade Union as a Project Manager and International Communications Officer. I am addicted to social media marketing and in love with design, photography and writing. Unusual combination I know, but this is a result of my curiosity, wide spectrum of interests and passion for everything artistic. Writing has been a creative outlet for me since I had learned to read and write. I can play with words beautifully and create content that is informative, yet quirky and entertaining, after a well done research on any subject. In a need of а technical text, you can use my expertise in textile, physics, chemistry, agriculture and law. I am also an experienced translator from English to Macedonian and Macedonian to English. Honest and friendly working relationships with my clients motivate me to excel in any given job!

$16.67 /hr
82 hours

Irina Slav

Irina Slav

Seasoned writer and editor

Bulgaria - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

I have 18 years of experience as writer, editor and translator in areas ranging from tourism and cookery to financial markets and the oil industry. After all this time, I can safely say that there's hardly any area of human knowledge that is too challenging for me. I currently focus on news reporting, blog posts on a variety of topics with a focus on lifestyle and career advice, and analytical writing for the energy industry and 3D printing. I love writing in all its forms, with a special passion for blogging and fiction. Writing unique content, so long as it does not involve manipulating information in any unethical way, is what I do best. Objectivity and accurate rendering of facts are the mark of my work. I am a high-school graduate from St. Andrew's college in Cambridge, England, and a holder of a BA in English and American Studies from Sofia University. I'm confident that I have all the necessary skills to excel at what I do.

$12.00 /hr
1,268 hours