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  1. Saba Khan

    Saba Khan

    User Experience Designer | Developer

    India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

    I'm Saba Khan, co-founder of IICreators. I've over 6 years of experience in fields of Website Development, User Experience Designing, E-commerce Management and Development, Magento, wordpress developer. Holds a Master’s degree in Computer Application, a certified Oracle Associate and Microsoft certified Technical Specialist. Our team is always very excited to work on innovative and creative projects. We are looking forward for new projects. Our team have successfully completed big projects. Some recent projects are: 1. www.nimishaverma.com (E-Commerce website) 2. www.stmarysteeatardiudaipur.edu.in (CMS website)

    $15.00 /hr
    219 hours
    5.00
  2. Vanessa Cal

    Vanessa Cal

    VA, Creative Writing, Recruitment, Marketing, Admin Support

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    As a freelancer, I can say that I am fast, honest & responsible. I can handle confidential matters. I'm paying attention with details because I believe that quality is an absolute must. I'm an experienced Virtual Assistant who can work independently with less supervision. I'm computer literate and with good interpersonal skills. I admit that I don't know everything but I'm a very eager to deepen my knowledge and a fast learner. I know how to meet deadline since I worked in Cargo Handling company. I acted there as a secretary to my manager, accounting support, HR support & I do hourly and daily reporting. I'm also the one who supervise some of the orientation & company seminars. I learned the essence of a "smooth" going operation. I'm also into Sales & Marketing as an Area Coordinator/ Team Leader/ Sampler. I'm expert in Research & Development. I clearly understand how to extract the information from the internet & I can do it comprehensively. As a tutor, I do various kind of writings - literary pieces, business letters, scripts etc. I also have a Call Center Training. I am fluent in English both in speaking and writing. I am offering: 1.) Creative Writing 2.) Virtual Assistance 3.) Data Entry 4.) Research & Development 5.) English Tutorial 6.) Administrative Support 7.) Tagalog - English Translation 8.) Recruitment 9.) Marketing 10.) Transcription These are just an overview of what I can do. I hope to make a contribution on your team/ company. Kudos everyone! :)

    $10.00 /hr
    728 hours
    0.00
  3. Kirsty Burger

    Kirsty Burger

    Creative writing solutions for commercial needs

    Australia - 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
  4. Kelly Dunning

    Kelly Dunning

    Creative Freelancer with a Passion for Writing

    Canada - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello! My name is Kelly, and I am a full-time freelance writer. I have lived in New Zealand, the UK and Canada and I am location independent and travel throughout the world. I write hundreds of articles per month including copywriting, blogs, eBooks, and more. I write mostly travel related content for a variety of website, such as news articles, web copy, blog posts, reference content, and much more. I have written about destinations all over the world, and my previous clients have included Ethihad Airlines, Radisson Blu Hotels, and Select Resorts. However, I have also written about a huge variety of topics and I have the strong research skills to write about anything that comes my way. I have a Bachelors Degree as well as many years of experience blogging, writing articles, and creating top notch web content. I am prompt, thorough and dedicated to quality. I have done a great deal of SEO-related work as well, so I have an in depth understanding of keyword optimization. I have very strong writing skills, and I can adapt my voice to suit your audience. I am committed to quality in my work, and I will communicate with you until the finished product is exactly what you are looking for. To read some of my writing, you can take a while and enjoy my travel blog: http://global-goose.com The blog was created by my partner and I, and it has stories of our travels in New Zealand, the UK, Italy, Portugal, and Canada. It also has informative travel guides, reviews, city profiles, interviews, guides for travel writers and much more. If you want to read other writing, please let me know and I will send some samples. If you would like to work with an intelligent, professional and hardworking copywriter who loves her work and will take the time to make sure you are happy, then you have found what you are looking for! Thank you! PS. You can also follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/KellyDunning

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $35.00 /hr
    357 hours
    4.96
  5. Kamilla M.

    Kamilla M.

    Russian/English Translation, creative writing, administrative support

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I graduated from St. Petersburg University, one of the best liberal arts schools in Russia, with major in journalism and writing; minor in English. I worked as an editor for St. Petersburg TV station as well as a correspondent for several newspapers. I have done translations independently. I relocated to US over 15 years ago and perfected my command of English language which permits me to pursue creative writing and do both, Russian/English and English Russian translation. I am proficient in Microsoft Office, Macromedia Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, Paragon, Top Producer. I am well versed in Google Analytics, E-bay commerce and general Internet research.

    $25.00 /hr
    331 hours
    5.00
  6. Coralie LATCHOUMANE

    Coralie LATCHOUMANE

    Communication/ Marketing: creative writing in foreign languages

    Mexico - Tests: 3

    WEB CONTENT EXPERT: - creative writer and SEO specialist (IT & web trends,e-advertising & e-marketing, tourism & culture, automobile, e-commerce etc) > currently editorial manager for http://rentabilisez.com/ - online marketing & communication manager (creative proposals to clients, newsletters, business plans for investors etc) - Community manager TRANSLATION: French (native) English (fluent, TOEFL) Mandarin chinese (intermediate HSK level 3): 6 years expatriated in China Spanish (fluent): 2 years in Latin America Portuguese (intermediate) TRAVEL: creative writing and blogging + Travel photography ( http://myreunionmyworld.weebly.com/) Traveled to 30+ countries including: China, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapor, Philippines, Bali, Korea, Japan, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion, France, Italy, Spain, UK, USA, Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT (experience: 5+ years) - International Event Management : experience at Olympic Games (Beijing 2008, London 2012), Shanghai 2010 World Expo - Corporate events for international brands and sponsors - Communication and Public relation - Hospitality and Tourism Management

    $20.00 /hr
    384 hours
    0.00
  7. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    1,045 hours
    5.00
  8. Bhavna Vaish

    Bhavna Vaish

    Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a well read, talented and creative writer with a passion for quality. The creative processes of writing enthuse me. I am looking to expand my writing repertoire and continue on my journey of words and expressions. I would be happy to assist you in any kind of writing assignment that you may have. I also like to use my command over English for other assignment such as proofreading, transcribing (with proper grammar) etc where I can add value. I am an MBA with more than a decade of experience in Banking and Capital Markets and am now looking to work as a freelancer. I enjoy travelling to different parts of this wonderful planet, understanding different cultures and meeting new people. Cheers

    $29.44 /hr
    752 hours
    4.86
  9. Dimitri D.

    Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

    Game Designer

    France - 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
    4,562 hours
    4.99
  10. Iveta Csalova

    Iveta Csalova

    Translator, Interpreter, Blogger, Writer

    Slovakia - Tests: 5

    I have recently completed my Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Literature. I have studied one semester at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. I have Bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpretation, Spanish Language and Culture. I have some experience in creative writing and wide experience as blogger.

    $13.33 /hr
    2,963 hours
    5.00