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Angi L.

Angi L.

eLearning Instructional Design Professional

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

The inquisitive nature which motivates people to seek new knowledge unites us. I strive to serve this mission of knowledge acquisition by developing solution based content that is accessible to all who crave it.

99% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
466 hours

Sonja Dewing

Sonja Dewing

My concise, targeted writing gets results.

United States - Portfolio: 51

"Sonja got a last minute request and still made it happen. Can be counted on to make the deadline when pressure is on." "Sonja is a capable and conscientious instructional designer / developer. She developed four chapters for an Instructor's Guide, covering a mix of 'soft' and technical skills, and over 70 pages some cases including original scenarios. I would not hesitate to hire her again for similar projects." "I will use Sonja for my SOPs. She is very professional, and responsive" "Quickly adapted to my situation. Provided exactly what I asked for. Would highly recommend." I'm a freelance Copywriter, Instructional Designer, and Trainer with over 20 years of experience. I'm also an award wining creative writer. A couple of my top writing skills are transforming complex subjects into layman's terms and organizing clear, concise reports.

85% Job Success
$49.00 /hr
235 hours

Emily Chorley

Emily Chorley

Creative and innovative eLearning designer/developer

Portugal - Portfolio: 4

I am an eLearning / instructional design expert with very strong creative skills and through my passion and reputation have now established myself as being fully freelance and for the past year have been living and working in Portugal. In my 6 years of working at a University I have developed perfect skills in Articulate Storyline, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). My masters degree in Graphic Design with Typography has enabled me to produce innovative and engaging work and I would like to invite you to view my on-line portfolio.

84% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
105 hours

Marko Stojkovski

Marko Stojkovski

eLearning, Design, Teaching/Tutoring, Online Education, LMS

Macedonia - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 11

e-Learning content & LMS developer. Expert in Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio (Engage, Presenter & QuizMaker), Adobe Presenter, Camtasia, Lectora, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, LiveCycle, MS Office etc with more than 5 years experience in e-Learning & plenty of happy clients that worked with me. For my portfolio, visit

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
1,355 hours

Abbie Martin

Abbie Martin

US Based 23 years Instructional Design and E-Learning

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

As a Florida-based independent contractor, I specialize in developing training curriculums/instructor-led-training, e-learning, instructional design and technical writing. Developed specialized work for General Electric, Tyco, Carnival Cruise, IBM, Dell, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lockheed Martin, Medco, PPG, Bayer, Ricoh Copiers, Pitney Bowes, DirecTV, Pfizer, Office Depot and American Express among several other clientelle. From the assessment of training needs to creating virtual web-based training, to evaluating the outcome of the delivered training; I cover it from beginning to end. I maintain over 23 years of combined experience in the e-learning and blended learning fields, and we are the ones to provide you with the most state-of-the-art talent to meet your training needs. You can rest assured you will obtain quality, professional work from a highly skilled and talented individual (former ASTD VP of Membership for S. Florida, Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design, coupled with 23 years of experience delivering the highest quality with state-of-the-art talent to various Fortune 500's). Samples:,,

Groups: Corona Labs

75% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
205 hours

Shari Cruz

Shari Cruz

Instructional Designer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

I am an Instructional Designer focusing on eLearning development. As a graduate of the University of West Florida's Masters in Educational Leadership program, my specialization was Education and Training Management, with a focus on Instructional Technology. Through this program and my experience as an Instructional Design Contractor, I have gained the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete instructional design tasks efficiently from start to finish. This includes conducting task and learner analyses to create training outlines, developing a thorough design document, selecting effective instructional methods, creating online instruction, designing and developing effective instructor led training, and evaluating the effectiveness of training. CORE COMPETENCIES: Articulate Storyline Adobe Captivate Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) Adobe Photoshop Learner and Needs Analysis SME Collaboration Content Design and Development Quality Assurance (QA) Review ILT Materials - Facilitator Guides, Participant Guides

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
2,854 hours

David Wright

David Wright

Curriculum Developer, Lesson Plan Writer and Teacher

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

I am a native English speaker, professional teacher and experienced oDesk worker. Over the last 3 years, I have focused on curriculum development and lesson-plan-writing, specializing in English literature, the humanities and social sciences. I pride myself on taking a thorough approach to research and having a keen appreciation of pedagogical theory and teaching strategies. My previous work experience includes ten years in the publishing industry at managerial level; a position requiring organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to hit dead-lines, team leadership and project management.

90% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
3,113 hours

Dawn C.

Dawn C.

HR Consultant & Expert Resume Writer

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

I am a HR Consultant, MBA, and expert Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile writer. Over the years I have held various positions in the HR field such as Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, HR Generalist,Training Manager, and VP of HR. I own and operate a HR Consulting company and have been assisting small businesses in many areas of HR for over 8 years. I also found a large demand for my services from job seekers and have been assisting individuals put their best foot forward when applying for jobs. What I offer for job seekers: I know what recruiters are looking for! ● Career Consulting ● Resume and Cover Letter Writing (Job specific to highlight key strengths and abilities) ● LinkedIn Profile Creation ● Biography writing What I offer for businesses: I can help your HR dept. run smoothly! ● Company-wide Policies and Procedures (development and administration) ● Employee Handbook creation ● Job Posting and Job Description writing ● Recruitment of most qualified individuals ● Cost effective creation and administration of a complete Benefits Package ● Employee Relations Counseling for Managers and Employees ● Leadership Training Program development (Consultation, Creation, and Facilitation) ● Performance Appraisals creation and administration ● Employee Recognition Program implementation ● Biography writing ★ Additional services include article writing, business plan writing for investor appeal, web content writing, and test creation.

94% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
327 hours

Michelle Lockey

Michelle Lockey

VoiceOver Talent and Show Me/Screencast Video Developer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

Hello! I am a Voice Over expert and a certified Instructional Designer. For over 10 years I designed and developed training videos for a biotech company. I provided all of the Voice Overs for the various videos that I developed. These videos were "Show Me/Screencast" Or educational videos that were used in the companies on-line university to train clients. I can develop basic demo videos, narrate content to existing videos and create fully developed computer based training. I have completed several jobs here on UpWork from Voiceovers for advertisements, clinical information, and other technical services, book readings, Voicemails and Show Me Videos, to actually developing Show me and Explainer videos using Camtasia, Captivate, Keynote and Power point (including writing scripts and performing the voiceovers) . Using my professional home recording studio I will provide high quality files for your project. I have a flexible schedule and will finish the project within your timeframe. My core competences include VoiceOver, Show Me and Explainer/screencast development using Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, PowerPoint and Keynote. I have excellent project management and leadership skills. I am equipped to work in an at home environment and have a home studio for recording. I will provide you with high quality files in a timely manner. Samples of my VoiceOver and Training development work can be listened to through this link. I look forward to working with you! -Michelle

86% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
135 hours

Saundra W.

Saundra W.

Presentations & Learning Content Designer, Instructional Designer

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

Presentation designer and learning development specialist with more than 20 years' experience. I also train and coach speakers and have thousands of hours of public speaking experience. In keeping with my background in training and instructional design, when I prepare presentations for clients, my emphasis is not so much on graphics arts wizardry as in organizing and arranging the material for maximum understanding. I also write and design content for face-to-face, classroom learning and for e-learning. This includes curriculum development, instructor's materials, workbooks and other content for college and adult learners. I can take take your material and transform it into an enjoyable, easy-to-follow, content-rich course which can be delivered live or online.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
363 hours