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  1. A. Henry Jacobs

    A. Henry Jacobs

    Efficiency. Creativity. Delivery.

    United States - Last active: 4 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
    1,187 hours
    4.96
  2. Andrew McCormick

    Andrew McCormick

    Game Designer and Project Manager

    Turkey - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

    I'm a creative problem solver with a strong vision, and I excel at communicating my ideas. I have designed various games for Facebook and mobile devices: puzzle, arcade, educational, gambling, farming, etc. I am experienced with monetization, virality, retention, and community engagement. Being a certified graphic designer, I use those skills to clearly explain game concepts and features through visual aids such as screen mockups, diagrams, and flow charts. This allows me to inspire artists and to provide unambiguous specifications to developers. It also allows me to present complex design possibilities to management in a concise, actionable format. As a Project Manager, I use Agile/Scrum methodologies to manage workflow and track tasks. I support an iterative workflow that puts features into the game quickly and allows for employees to develop as professionals. Games are my passion, and I'd love to help you turn your vision into reality.

    $24.00 /hr
    1,165 hours
    4.99
  3. lisa mercer

    lisa mercer

    Social Media & Content for Travel, Ski & Fitness

    Uruguay - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 11

    Lisa Marie Mercer is the author of Winter Fitness: Mastering Life Through Love of the Slopes, Breckenridge: A Guide to the Sights and Slopes of Summit County and 101 Fitness Tips for Women. A diversity of respectable print and online publication have featured her work. She has traveled to many parts of the globe, and has over 25 years experience in the fitness industry. Lisa and her husband divide their time between Atlantida, Uruguay and the United States. They own Southern Cross Web and Social, a social media management company.

    $22.00 /hr
    1,368 hours
    4.95
  4. Kirsty Burger

    Kirsty Burger

    Creative writing solutions for commercial needs

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 41

    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
  5. Christi Aldridge

    Christi Aldridge

    Word Lover, Spelling Corrector, and Article Creator

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 16

    I have a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Journalism. I was an award winning columnist for my university paper, and wrote articles for the school's magazine as well. I am creative and love to express that. I have been writing online for the past five years specializing in areas such as crafts, entertainment, beauty and fashion, home decor, DIY, kids' activities and parties, holiday ideas, electronics, jewelry, clothing, and literature. I am also trained in copywriting, opinion articles and public relations writing. I'm a grammar and spelling lover and adore editing as well as writing and have taken copyediting classes. I have a sharp sense of humor, flawless spelling and grammar skills and I tend to work very hard but very fast. I'm experienced with social networking, HTML, Microsoft Word, SEO writing and blogging. I love coming up with ideas and being creative so my articles aren't run of the mill. I'm friendly, social and great with customers and clients as well. I was named one of Yahoo's Top Writers of 2012, and stay busy with projects ranging from social media, product descriptions, blogs, and Buying Guides to page reviews and ratings, article writing, and editing. I love the written word, especially when it's spelled properly! I'm prompt, trustworthy, and strive for excellence every day, and I enjoy becoming a better writer with each project I work on.

    $27.78 /hr
    2,055 hours
    5.00
  6. Ann Brampton

    Ann Brampton

    Social Media Consulting, SMM Strategies, Management & Training

    Costa Rica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I have worked in Social Media for many years now and am highly experienced in the field. My key skills are Social Media engagement, Strategies, Social Media policies, SMM training, brand monitoring, analytics and reporting. I am currently working on many ongoing accounts but I am open for one-time consulting projects that involve either strategies, policies or general consulting services. I have worked with all types of companies around the world, from small home-based businesses to big name corporations. I'm a great communicator and extremely organized, i'm also completely bilingual English/Spanish. I worked in digital production for many years therefore I have knowledge on websites, CMS, blogging and Social Media integration, this I believe is a huge addition to the work and experience I can provide. I have excellent recommendations and one of my greater skills is creating conversation and engagement on Social media channels. Please feel free to visit my website (http://www.annbrampton.com), you can read all about me, my work and who I've worked with. You can also link to all my Social Media channels including LinkedIn where I have a full active profile.

    $20.00 /hr
    5,072 hours
    4.86
  7. Patrick Seguin

    Patrick Seguin

    Expert Copywriter & Editor with Marketing Experience

    Czech Republic - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    I write copy that helps you build and nurture mutually beneficial relationships with your customers. Complementary marketing skills enable me to identify market needs and communicate clear solutions. Writing has always been fundamental to my career. With over two decades of personal and professional experience, I can ensure that you speak with your audience effectively. I have over 15 years of experience in online marketing and product marketing, gained through positions in major international companies operating in the Czech Republic, including O2 and AVG Technologies. At present, I'm developing and executing communications strategies and producing content for eFace2Face, Inc., provider of the world’s only complete web-based video selling and electronic signature solution. I enjoy using my writing skills to breathe life into innovative ideas while working with talented people who are eager to share their knowledge and skills. Let me know what I can do for you. I look forward to meeting you!

    $50.00 /hr
    3,991 hours
    5.00
  8. 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.

    $19.00 /hr
    3,041 hours
    4.99
  9. Elmie dawn L.

    Elmie dawn L.

    Virtual Assistant l Data Entry Professional l Article Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day 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
    3,714 hours
    4.68