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Creative writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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  1. A. Henry Jacobs

    A. Henry Jacobs

    Efficiency. Creativity. Delivery.

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

    I am diligent in everything I do, and learn new things easily and with enthusiasm. I am a well-rounded person who is friendly and easy to deal with, and it is very important to me that I meet goals and produce work that exceeds expectations. I offer 10 years of office experience, skills and knowledge as an Administrative Professional. I have worked virtually with great success for the past 8 years in capacity of hiring freelancer for publishing program. I am experienced in customer service and performing/managing administrative functions. I am a detail oriented person with exceptional communication and organization skills. My specialties are data entry, research, training, setting up processes and procedures, technical writing and working with reports. Other skills include presentation, word processing, working with spreadsheets/workbooks, customer service via web chats and emails.

    $29.00 /hr
    1,224 hours
    4.96
  2. Kirsty Burger

    Kirsty Burger

    Creative writing solutions for commercial needs

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 57

    Rated by Elance in the top 1% of all those in the writing and translation field and top 5 of all the Australian providers. I am a freelance copywriter who has a passion for causes. I have been combining my passion for writing and my passion for causes in writing for not for profit groups for over 20 years. My experience includes writing for church, para-church agencies and overseas aid organisations. I have the ability to write compelling copy that causes people to act. My articles have been published in their respective newsletters. I have also assisted many businesses to promote their products and services. I am located in Australia, so I can be working while you sleep, adding productivity to your company. I also have premium financial administrative skills in both Excel and Word which adds further value to any writing project. I also have a creative flair, bringing genuineness to the expression of emotion, in the creation of verse for greeting cards and other poetic forms.

    $30.00 /hr
    2,495 hours
    4.99
  3. Erik Bainbridge

    Erik Bainbridge

    Writer, virtual world builder, video editor/producer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    My career is longer and more diverse than most, with decades of experience and with graduate study in both computer science and screenwriting. My experience includes: - Writing (novel, screen, blog, and article) - Virtual world building (OpenSimulator and Second Life) - Television and video production - Software engineering - Web development - Teaching I am a native English speaker living in Northern California and have received awards for television production and writing. In my private life, I'm a mountain biker, a trail runner, a strong believer in a healthy lifestyle, and a lover of the outdoors and wild places. I am also active in Native American cultural preservation.

    $22.00 /hr
    3,041 hours
    4.99
  4. Cecile F.

    Cecile F.

    Writer Translator

    Mauritius - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    My main quality is that I master French language. I have a strong experience in web journalism, but I also excel in creative writing. From translation, to proof reading, I have been in the field as a freelance for several years. I am a hard-worker used to short deadlines and able to work under-pressure. I have consolidated my competences with journalism and communication courses and entertained my writing skills by writing and publishing novels in French over the last years.

    $15.00 /hr
    1,640 hours
    4.98
  5. Mary Crawford

    Mary Crawford

    Mgmt-Team Lead-Customer Care-V.A.-Sales-Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

    I have specialized in the sales,customer service field as a manager and sales manager, top sales performer and Team leader creating an exemplary team to monitor Quality Assurance for the three major call centers of a National company Responsibilities included: - Leading the growth and development of my company's Quality monitoring. -Procuring top talent and carefully selecting exceptional candidates for the formation of an exemplary team. - Overseeing preparation of uniquely quantitative and qualitative QA reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly agent specific reporting criteria. . - Edit and distribute to reporting and process critical feedback to all 3 call centers while discovering, managing, and resolving any discrepancies in information or processes. -Meeting on a weekly basis with the different teams for discussion of action items and training of customer care agents. -Preparation of itinerary and hosting weekly QA meetings with my team for a clear portrait of feedback across the globe and preparation of the teams weekly assignments. Accomplishments I am proud of include: -excellent managerial skills in office or performing online virtual assistant responsibilities! -High ranking percentile in communication and negotiation skills, phone, hospitality, email etiquette plus customer care. -Proficiency in business communications understanding that communication is the key to success! -I have received recognition for my careful attention to detail and ability to provide spot on feedback including meeting notes. - I am a publish writer, a foreign language and body language student. - I am tech savvy, a self starter and have an impeccable ability to work independently managing time well. - I pride myself with dedication and maintaining a great work ethic being completely trustworthy. -I am equally content following direction from one supervisor, as a team player, as a team leader or in a managerial setting. - I am very flexible with my hours and enjoy long term positions with an opportunity for advancement and working as many hours as possible. - I am an eager and quick study, always up for a new task contributing 100% effort ! References available I look forward to hearing from you,

    $15.56 /hr
    7,347 hours
    5.00
  6. Elmie dawn L.

    Elmie dawn L.

    Virtual Assistant l Data Entry Professional l Article Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    Accuracy. Proficiency. Assistance. Service. Satisfaction. Timeliness. These are my primary aims in rendering jobs to every client that I will work for. It is always an edge for me being an Information Technology Student because I am exposed to the fields of advancement. I am knowledgeable in data entry, web research, programming, email response stuffs, writing blogs and paper columns as well as customer service since I'm also a call center agent and a receptionist before. I specialized with the softwares like Microsoft Office ( XP, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010): MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MSPowerpoint, MS Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, DreamWeaver, SQL Server, Xampp, JCreator, Visual Basic 6.0, Codeblocks and ER Assistant. I have reliable computer backgrounds, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, language proficiency, and I am a computer literate. I can work under pressure and is hardworking and competent. My skills also include the adeptness in Programming Languages like C++ and Java Script, Visual Basic, HTML, PHP and My Sql. I am very willing to accept any work to be offered, rest assured that I will do my best to provide you with outputs that will suit your standards and satisfaction.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,807 hours
    4.68
  7. Dimitri D.

    Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

    Game Designer

    France - Last active: 3 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I fell in love with videogames with (Super) Street Fighter 2 in 1994. Since then, I’m obsessed with games creation in all its forms and platforms. What I particularly like is testing and iterating new systems and the teamwork process that transform a simple idea into a finished game. My goal is to build a long lasting relationship with my clients. Key Skills - Rational Design : Difficulty Balancing, Rythm, Variety Distribution and Player Progression. - Game Mechanism : Creation, iteration and balancing - Versatile : Able to fit in different places with the same motivation and willingness to learn, no matter the type of game or Team Size - Management : Able to organize, manage and motivate people to work toward a same goal. Monetization : Elaboration of economic model, Data mining analyze.

    Associated with: Amerald Inc Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    4,422 hours
    4.99
  8. Nickson Uriarte

    Nickson Uriarte Agency Contractor

    Customer Service/ Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Through my service I seek to aid verbal and or written communication needs, for product management, sales, research and development. With my proficient communication and public relation skills it is my mission to effectively supplement your professional needs. skills: 1. Efficient in Microsoft Office tools such as Ms Word, PowerPoint, Excel 2. Web Research, Content and Technical Writing 3. Social Media Management and Marketing 4. Data Gathering, Extraction, and Data Entry 5. Medical Transcription 6. Customer Service Relations, Email- Handling

    Associated with: Virtual Ejv Co., Virtual Solutions Co.

    $5.56 /hr
    5,126 hours
    5.00
  9. Mark Aragona

    Mark Aragona Agency Contractor

    A Wizard with Words: Article/Sci-fi/Fantasy/Video Game Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    Twice-named one of the Top 25 writers on oDesk for February, 2010. I have 10 years' experience providing content for fiction, articles, webcopy, blogs, speech writing and SEO. As a fantasy/video game writer, I provide compelling and engaging stories for video games or books, as well as e-book game guides and FAQs. I've also published two novellas and several short stories in different anthologies. I have 6 years of experience in Software Quality assurance and Silktest, SQL, HTML, functional testing, integration testing, ad hoc testing, upgrade testing, manual regression testing, and test script creation, product documentation, and manual creation.

    Associated with: Wordsmiths, Ink.

    $18.00 /hr
    1,077 hours
    4.97