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  1. Mariana Cardenas

    Mariana Cardenas

    Content Generator and Visual Designer.

    United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Fashion Design graduate with experience in fashion journalism, social media and web management. I have worked in radio broadcasting and event production. In 2011 I started my own art/design website and took on the position of fashion editor and events manager. As a fashion journalist and website manager freelancer for the past years I have learned to manage my own time. I also work in the field of video production and editing, I am skilled within the Adobe suite. (After Effects, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition) I can guarantee I am easy to work with and very friendly, I commit to the goals asked of me and try to always innovate with new ideas, also I am very respectful with deadlines. I assure you I am used to working online and adjusting to different timezones —I have worked with companies in Spain, America and England. I make sure to keep communication flowing with all the online apps that offer this service. I look forward to working with you!

    $14.44 /hr
    52 hours
    4.82
  2. Nikki Harper

    Nikki Harper

    Writer, Content Creator, Editor and Mind Body Spirit Expert

    United Kingdom - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    A successful freelance writer, editor and astrologer for over 20 years, my first astrology book was published in 2012. I have written for the Huffington Post and I wrote daily content for the BBC for over a decade. I am experienced in content management, website management and editing, and although my specialist niche is mind body spirit, I also love to write about online business, education, parenting and lifestyle topics. I have been an editor at the Best of the Web directory for five years, and led the creation of their spin-off UK directory. Prior to that, I was a volunteer administrator and meta editor at DMOZ/ODP for many years. I am fluent in Italian, and have experience in translation and website localization. I am proficient in most office software, Wordpress etc, and I'm familiar with Trello and other project management tools and systems.

    $30.00 /hr
    401 hours
    5.00
  3. Stephen Merrigan

    Stephen Merrigan

    Online Marketing Strategist, Copywriter, and Scriptwriter.

    Canada - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    *Certified Google Partner* Are you looking for a marketer/copywriter who is ACCOUNTABLE and takes PRIDE in his work? I will identify your potential customers, write your ads, set-up and manage your online marketing campaigns, and I will PROVE RESULTS! I have the education, experience, and natural ability to develop amazing campaigns, track and adjust the campaigns, and PROVE THE RESULTS. I am confident that if I can't do it, no one can...and there is little in this world that can't be done. *Ask me about the latest offers from Google Adwords, you may be eligible for $100 starting credit.*

    $45.00 /hr
    887 hours
    4.99
  4. Arlene joy T.

    Arlene joy T.

    Creative Writer with a tinge of humor and a profound imagination.

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    I am a Mass communications graduate majoring in journalism. Writing is my passion. I excel in the English Language. I am a teacher educator in fields of Social graces and proper etiquette. I am an organized person and I thrive for perfection. I deliver what is asked of me. I work with a deadline. I am initiative and very helpful in terms of my work. I love art and I am a painter. I have a creative mind. I am willing to learn in every job I encounter. I am very precise in my job and will work slowly but surely. I deliver what clients ask of me. I am responsible. I do little marketing. I am sales person. I was a sales development supervisor in Sara Lee Philippines. I was also an executive assistant to my Branch Manager in Pagcor. I am detailed and I can make your work easier for you by profound management.

    $22.22 /hr
    38 hours
    5.00
  5. Maham Khattak

    Maham Khattak

    English Content Writer | Article Writer | Blogger | Review Writer

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I am an energetic and dependable individual with academic experience in Electrical Engineering. Having done a lot of course related projects, I gained ample experience in research, planning, design and testing. My interest in management lead me to take different courses related to the field and these allowed me to work on real world problems as part of my course projects. During my undergrad I also took several courses like Psychology, Sociology etc where I was required to write articles on various topics. I hope to secure a job in which my expertise in management goes hand in hand with my increasing interest in writing. I have good analytical skills and a great eye for capturing changing trends and fluctuations. I am confident (being an all-rounder) that my background and knowledge in the electrical engineering arena coupled with my interest in managerial sciences and writing will prove an asset to you. I have a strong interest in writing articles and blogs as well. It gives me an opportunity to research on new topics and learn more about them. Quality, interesting and persuasive content can promote your business and generate traffic to your website. I am here to provide you with the highest quality contents so that you can achieve the topmost rank for your site or blog. Contact me if you need : 1. Fantastic SEO articles. 2. Killer sales pages/landing pages/ press releases. 3.Effective product descriptions. 4.Editing or rewriting of a previous work. 5.Credible promotional contents. 6.Corporate or personal blogs. 7. Professional sales letter. 8.Perfect Newsletters. I am an English content writer with great understanding of the needs and choices of a particular audience, which is the most important factor in any type of writing. When you trust me, you get an article writer, who 1. Is reliable, committed, receptive and professional. 2. Believes in prompt and effective communication. 3. Strives to provide 110% satisfaction. 4. Has completed hundreds of writing projects successfully. 5. Always provides flawless work that meets the client's expectations. Creative writing has always been my passion. I have written various speeches, debates, poems, stories and contents for different websites. I am an expert blogger, proficient review writer and skilled article writer, who gives her best efforts to make any content a masterpiece.

    $10.00 /hr
    31 hours
    5.00
  6. 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!

    $22.22 /hr
    64 hours
    5.00
  7. Tiffany Turpin Johnson

    Tiffany Turpin Johnson

    Owner of Fictiffous Editing & Writing Services

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 16

    Former Senior Editor with a book publisher and agented writer with impeccable spelling/grammar offering all types of editing (developmental to proofreading) and writing, with an advanced specialty in young/new adult literature. Encouraging, supportive personality--I'm here for you! "Having Tiffany as my editor was a wonderful experience. Her comments and suggestions always respected my writing voice and helped improve the structure and flow of my book, all while meeting every deadline on time. Her feedback was instrumental in polishing my manuscript into the final product it is now." -C. Rosa, author of An Unexpected Hunger (available now on Amazon) "Tiffany's method of kind encouragement made even the most difficult changes...something that I felt I could handle with minimal stress. She found insight into the world and characters I had created that I didn't even know I was missing." -Megan O'Russell, author of The Tethering (releasing fall 2014, Silence in the Library)

    $38.89 /hr
    167 hours
    4.98
  8. Elena Pizzetti

    Elena Pizzetti

    Italian Translator & Copywriter. Creative mind, accurate eye.

    Italy - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    Hello! I am a creative writer, SEO copy and English to Italian translator born, raised and based in Italy. I'm here to help you with your translation, brand naming or your new blog waiting to be filled with nice contents. I also offer quality and editing services. As an English to Italian translator, I specialize in the translation of movies and TV series subtitles, online ADV campaigns, localization of websites and games. As a copywriter, I specialize in corporate blogging, editing of packaging texts & online product descriptions (esp. in the field of coffee and food), creative writing, social media content editing. Outside oDesk, I am a Translator & QC at Zoo Subs (movies and TV series subtitles for the main film studios and media providers). I collaborate with the Italian communication agency Kreativehouse in the role of creative writer and translator (Ita>Eng and viceversa) for social media campaigns and fashion illustration/marketing projects. I edit and translate packaging texts for Filicori Zecchini (product naming, slogan, taste experience, fun facts) and I write about coffee and Italian culture for the brand's corporate blog. I write about cinema, music and Italian culture for the storytelling project weloooooveit.com. I am the Italian contributor for the international music website beehy.pe. ACADEMIC BACKGROUND: BA in Comparative Literature (Intercultural Communication, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Literary Translation) MA in Cinema, TV and Multimedia (Film Studies, Entertainment Marketing, New Media). MORE ABOUT ME: I am not on oDesk just to round up. I am a full-time professional translator and writer with 3 years of experience and I am here to engage in new stimulating work experiences and to create solid bounds with clients from all over the world. My competence and my commitment to work are in proportion to my openness and courtesy and I pride myself of the great relationships built with all of my clients. Let's work together!

    $16.00 /hr
    116 hours
    5.00
  9. Lauren S.

    Lauren S.

    Editor, Proofreader, Writer

    United States - Tests: 12

    I am interested in all facets of the writing process, from idea development to outlining to the final editing stages. I have degrees in Linguistics and English, years of tutoring experience--including ESL students--as well as significant experience editing literary publications. I approach projects with a keen eye, a good sense of humor, and utter commitment. My computer skills are excellent and include proficiency in entire Microsoft Office Suite, Praat, HTML. I also have good knowledge of social media practices, including blogging on platforms like WordPress and Blogger, and managing social media for businesses on Facebook and Twitter.

    $22.22 /hr
    18 hours
    4.98
  10. Christina G.

    Christina G.

    I Write and You Review

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    After years of successfully editing essays, short stories, personal statements, resumes and legal documents for friends and family members, I am now branching out into the arena of professional copyediting and transcription. Need your ebook edited and reformatted? Let me do that for you. Need a beta reader to review your book? Let me do that for you. Need your book retyped? Let me do that for you. Need an excel spreadsheet created? I can do that to! Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Adobe my talents and skills will enhance your project. Client satisfaction is my number one priority. I am flexible and willing to make changes. Text speak is the true zombie apocalypse. Come with me, if you wish to survive.

    $11.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00