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  1. Alanca Abisel

    Alanca Abisel

    Turkish Translator and Subtitler

    Turkey - Last active: 3 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    I'm a native Turkish speaker, but have learnt English around the same age as Turkish, while living abroad. Therefore, I'm comfortable using both languages. I have lots of experience in translating medical/pharmaceutical documents, motion picture and TV series subtitles, articles and web content from Turkish to English, as well as English to Turkish. I'm originally a veterinarian and have worked as a clinical trial monitor for 7 years, hence comes my medical background. I have also worked as a customer service representative for Shell; answering calls and written correspondence originating from the United Kingdom. I am polite, friendly and trustworthy. I offer quality to all my clients, as I take my work and word very seriously. I have a very diverse range of skills; I enjoy researching and learning new things. I would be happy to work with whoever values quality, as much as I do.

    $7.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Christian P.

    Christian P. Agency Contractor

    Social Media and SEO Expert - since 1998

    Austria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 1

    My two core competencies are social media optimization and translation (English/German). As a native German-speaker and thanks to my seven-year stay in South Africa I have insight into how languages are actually used compared towhat you learn in school. I have worked as a freelance translator and am doingtranslations now through odesk.com. Over the past 15 years I have worked in different fields of administration, sales, social media and search engine optimization. I worked 10 years in Austria both in sales and SEO before I moved to South Africa to be in sales for an online shop of a large electronic consumer company. I currently live in Austria working as a self-employed social media consultant and translator.

    Associated with: Carantania

    $34.90 /hr
    3,961 hours
    4.96
  3. Andrey Sarapulov

    Andrey Sarapulov Agency Contractor

    Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    Experienced bilingual European based Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager with 8000+ upwork(ex-odesk) hours with background in Robotics & Business. Self taught Front End Developer (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, underscorejs, handlebarjs) with experience in Zendesk Help Center customisation, Zendesk app development, Zendesk API and Google Scripts. Familiar with all aspects of Zendesk including configuration, optimisation and integration with external systems. Over the last 5 years I was involved into all sort of Zendesk projects starting from single Agent instances going up to complex large implementations which cover: - Help Center customisations - Zendesk app development - migrations - integrations with other systems - process design and optimisation - account health check etc. For the last 3 years I am heavily involved into Project Management areas helping small and mid size business from variety of industries to accomplish their goals. Projects I been involved into covered - Customer Service organisation - Launching new business and startups - Developing processes for Support, Service - Custom development projects (front-end, back-end, widgets & apps, web services) - Processes optimisation and improvements etc. Being self taught Front End Developer I build a number of Zendesk Help Center designs, Zendesk Apps, Google Script driven web services. Also, managed and consulted other front end developers on Zendesk related areas. I am familiar with technologies likes: - HTML - CSS - JavaScript and jQuery (including AJAX) - underscorejs & handlebarjs - Google Scripts Tags: zendesk, project management, front end developer, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

    Groups: oTranslators, Pro Customer Service

    Associated with: Andrey Sarapulov [company]

    $25.00 /hr
    8,353 hours
    5.00
  4. Zarko Zivkovic

    Zarko Zivkovic Agency Contractor

    SEO strategist/consultant

    Serbia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9

    Over 7 years of content marketing and doing SEO projects have thought me one thing, I always need to learn and develop. The only way I can achieve that is by constantly providing my services for others in various niches and various topics. Constant employment for me means the best possible result for you. My goal is to always stay on top of the SEO and content marketing game and provide my clients with the best possible services. My specialties include: - Link Analysis - Toxic Link Cleanup - Reputation management - Strategy Creation

    Groups: BoonEx, oTranslators

    Associated with: Practical SEO Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    1,740 hours
    4.97
  5. Amber K.

    Amber K. Agency Contractor

    Project Manager / HRManager /Recruiter/WebResearcher/Content Moderator

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 4

    MBA (Management) with 4 years HR Manager,1 year research and 1 year web development and graphic designing experience. > Demonstrable skills in research, management, reporting, as well as data management, manipulation and administration. > Expert in MS Excel Spreadsheets. >Fluency in English and strong communication skills. > Honest and hard-working with strong ethical values. Available for skype voice chat whenever required or 24/7 by Email or Phone

    Associated with: CoreXiz | MultiBusinesses, The Moderators Elite!

    $11.11 /hr
    6,475 hours
    5.00
  6. Florian Marshall

    Florian Marshall Agency Contractor

    Graphic Designer & Translator

    Thailand - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    My name is Florian , but you can call me by my nickname Aniki , i'm a French expatriate living in Thailand and i'm 21 years old . I'm young , i have the energy , i got the times , and i'm passionate about digital works I realise most of my work by using Adobe Photoshop ( CS6 ) i realise logos , ads , banner , web design other than that i translate documents in French , English and Thai i used to translate many documents as officials one to marry certificate .

    Associated with: Polyvalence

    $12.78 /hr
    84 hours
    5.00
  7. Sergio A.

    Sergio A. Agency Contractor

    Agile Project Manager and Lead Developer

    Spain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    Important: although I'm new to Upwork, I have been working on other freelance sites since 2005. I have one of the most outstanding profiles in another very popular freelance site, with more than 300 projects successfully completed, I can show it by request. ---- My name is Sergio and I specialize in providing quality custom software solutions while offering competitive costs and timing. My other freelance sites track record (can show on request), along with positive feedback from clients I’ve served, are proof that my qualifications and strong commitment to excellence make me an ideal choice for your next project. I have been working at freelance sites since 2005 and currently I lead a team of programmers and designers from Spain and other places in the world. For managing projects I use agile software development methodologies (Scrum, XP…), which I consider the most efficient way to manage a project via the internet. I also consider myself a knowledgeable and efficient programmer, so I can evaluate team members’ performance and help guide them. In the last 6 years I have learned a lot about how to make a project successful when working with people who lives thousands of miles away and I consider oDesk.com a great opportunity to develop professionally and offer new and more complete services. Kind regards, Sergio. ----- Areas Of Expertise: - Agile software development. Design and project management. I can both lead an existing team or build a new one (with local or remote coders) if needed. - Java/J2EE/J2ME. Highly skilled in distributed computing and web services. JSP, Servlets. GUI design. JDBC. SAX, DOM, JDOM. SOAP (Axis). Netbeans, Eclipse and JBuilder IDEs. Bytecode analysis. Entreprise Java Beans (EJB). - Data extraction and analysis. Crawlers, custom search and metasearch engines. Advanced signal procesing, data analysis and statistical decision support programming. - Networking: design, testing, programming, analysis, and simulation. Advanced Routing (RIP, OSPF, BGP). SNMP management. - Databases: Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL, Access. Design, programming and administration. - (Technical) Translation: English <-> Spanish (Spain). Professional, accurate and human-made translation. - Linux (Debian, Red Hat, Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu, SUSE...) administration. Bash scripting. Xen and VMware server virtualization. - Web-related technologies: HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, DTD, Schema, XPath, XSLT, XQuery, JavaScript, AJAX. Experience in W3C standards Validation. - Low level programming with x86 and ARM7 (Philips LPC2000 family and similar) assembly and c. Keil development tools. Embedded systems design. - Other programming languages: C, C#, Matlab. ----- Resume: Objectives - Establish myself as an entrepreneur in the software and communications industry by focusing on top-notch quality and service. Highlights of qualifications - Deep knowledge of the internet structure and associated protocols. Several complex projects (dynamic web servers, instant messaging platform...) as work at various local enterprises. Education - Master of Engineering in Telecommunications with specialization in Telematics (Computing applied to Internet and Networks) and intensification in Project Management, Software Engineering and Agile Programming Methodologies (2007). - Network Programming Diploma (J2EE, 300 hours, INEM 2001). - Multimedia Diploma (Audio and Video edition, 200 hours, INEM 2001). Languages - Spanish: native. - English: advanced. Cambridge First Certificate. Skills - Programming: Java/J2EE/J2ME (specialized in distributed computing), C (network programming under Linux/Solaris), bash, assembly, oTcl. - Networking: Network design, analysis, simulation (ns2) and implementation. Protocols: TCP/IP model, OSI model, ATM, FR, GSM, UMTS, HTTP, FTP, POP3, RIP, BGP, OSPF IPv6, SNMP... - Operating systems: Linux (Debian, advanced, administration and programming), Solaris, MS Windows. - Edition: OpenOffice, MS Office, html... Work experience - July 2005 - now. Freelance coder. More than 500 projects successfully completed. - June 2004 - July 2007. Technical helpdesk at local TV station (half time). - March 2000 - June 2004. Network maintenance at several local enterprises as freelance. Others - Currently I have a 20 Mbps 24/7 ADSL2+ connection to the internet. ------ Some search keywords: netvibes, crawler, crawl, crawling, mining, scrape, scraping, automated data entry, lucene, nutch, solr, sphider, custom search engine, metasearch, ebay, jabber, paypal, wikipedia, mediawiki, jquery, prototype, prototypejs, cakephp, CRUD, SBML, ANSI ASC X12, jpcap, jnetpcap, datatables, forex, twilio.

    Associated with: Software and Outsourcing Agency

    $40.00 /hr
    44 hours
    4.92
  8. Andrei Volkov

    Andrei Volkov Agency Contractor

    Linux specialist (Sec/Opt/Dev, C/Perl/Python/PHP/BASH)

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    Important: ------------------- Enhanced shield of your Web application with mod_security! Should be always. It is task #1 after installation ANY web application! ------------------- About Me and more: ------------------- I have over 16 years of work experience with Linux systems. This is the list of software and technologies with which I deal. This list is not full and expands day by day. I always can find right decisions if I found some problems. And I am always interested in looking for mostly economical and productive solutions. Of course, Cpanel, WHM, Webmin, Plesk .... I know how are working these web-wrappers and I support their. I can will tune and to make the checking of these wrappers. But that more important !! I can work without this))) Directly use configuration files of services and etc etc. Usually, it is better way on dedicated servers. ) TCP, IPv4 , IPv6, IPX ... - WiFi, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... - SElinux, Apparmor, Smack, Tomoyo ... - LAMP ( Apache, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Mysql, Mongo), REDMINE ... - Cpanel, Zpanel, ISP ... - MySQL clustering and replication DNS servers ... - SENDMAIL, EXIM, POSTFIX (POSTFIXADMIN,MYSQL,DOVECOT,POLICYD) ... - HPC system: Torque, Maui, Moab for HPC clusters, Infiniband, FC interconnect, iSCSI, SCST, DRBD, OFED, OPENMPI ... - OpenLDAP ... - VPN with OpenVPN, PPTP, StrongVPN ... - Nagios, Zabbix, Ganglia, OSSEC ... - SVN, CVS, GIT ... - KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Proxmox ... - NBD, RAID, LVM ... etc etc During these years I have been in a large number of tasks related to administration of network devices, as well as with simple and complex server systems. I manage servers for the HPC tasks and for network infrastructure of Internet and Intranet - DNS,DHCP,*FTP,HTTP(S),MAIL etc etc. The main goals - the monitoring of the performance and the security. I also implement tasks of data backup and troubleshooting, support for the users. I have comprehensive work skills with systems based on Debian, Redhat, CentOS, SLES, OpenSuse. I've got more than 8 years of experience in developing the different software with use of C, Perl, Python, Bash, HTML on system and user levels. For example, very important skill in developing and the modification of RPM packages (rpmbuild, rebuild, kernels), custom kernels and etc etc. ------------------- Often: ------------------- How the standart service for VPS's and VDS's projects and dedicated servers: IDS, IPS, the control of contents of log's files, the control of load of the cpu, the memory, the hard disks; the backups of the databases and the files; install or update software, consultations. Emergency call via sms to cell phone. ------------------- STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. VERY OFFTEN: IF YOURS WP WAS HACKED 1. disable plugins 2. execute # diff -r dir1 dir2 3. repeat for plugins if you have last version of WP code: ~ 80% cases - problems: plugin low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 15% cases - problems: theme low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 5% 0day of WP also you need disable all shell function in php and enable suphp/suexec modes. STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. I am getting a lot questions about reliability and quality distributives/clones Ubuntu. Results on practice - Ubuntu clones - worst for server. It is truth. If you $buntu guy, I can't help you right now. I only can recommend Debian way for server. =============== 3. Nginx of course is good program. For small/middle vps. But in serious projects - apache. Nginx will be suitable for frontend. It is only practice. Always for all web application should be mod_security module. Firewall of level of web application on 7 level of OSI. Each web application/site should be under own user in environment of vps or on dedicated servers. =============== 4. By topic Wordpress. For optimisation services of OS , namely system IO(type of disks or partitions) and DB(type of engines of tables), need to use empty installation (default variants). Most problems of work WP contains in itself - customized plugins or themes. For analyze pages need begin with such services as http://gtmetrix.com. =============== Sunday - day of rest. Or in emergency case - payment with double rate. best regards, Andrei odesk.by / upwork.link PS: With love from USSR. ;-)

    Associated with: UPWORK.LINK

    $16.00 /hr
    990 hours
    4.98
  9. Marissa A.

    Marissa A. Agency Contractor

    EN/ES IT/ES Translator SP/SP Transcriptionist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

    Since 2010, I've been working as a translator and transcriptionist for different companies. I can translate from/to English and Spanish and from Italian into Spanish and English. My grammar and spelling skills are excellent. I also do editing & proofreading in Spanish. I have experience doing Spanish audio transcriptions wih a fast turnaround. I can deliver a Spanish audio transcription directly translated into English at a great price and high quality. My typing speed is 82wpm, which means I can do the job quite fast, I pay great attention to detail and follow the instructions given by the client. I am a native Spanish speaker with a great command of English due to formal study and having lived and worked in the USA and now in the UK. I'm originally from Peru. I have studied Italian since childhood and attended an Italian school in Lima up until the age of 12. Since then I have continued my study of Italian through the Italian Institute of Lima and my interest in Italian culture. I have worked in the United States in top companies such as Walt Disney World, The Ritz Carlton and Royal Carribean Cruises on which English is mandatory. I have an advanced level which is helped by the fact that my husband is from England and we speak it daily. Since I started working through oDesk (now UpWork), my goal was to build a great reputation. I have achieved it by gaining the trust of all my clients , and delivering an excellent service on time. This is reflected in my overall perfect reviews' score of 5. I am certain that my translations will be accurate and idiomatically sensible. I am a very organized, responsible and dependable person. Deadlines will be met. CAT Tools: Trados, Tag Editor, SDLX Other: Express Scribe for transcriptions

    Associated with: SLS Specialists in Language Services

    $16.67 /hr
    2,787 hours
    5.00
  10. John William Whitten

    John William Whitten

    Spanish-English/ translator/interpreter

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7

    I translate from English to Spanish or from Spanish to English. I also interpret both simultaneously and consecutively from English to Spanish or from Spanish to English with experience in language booths, and in conferences. I have translated books, press releases, and have corrected texts, proofread and done all of this through IT systems, email, and various computer programs. I am totally bilingual and both English and Spanish are my languages from birth. I master both of them equally. This enables me to manage both of them on an equal footing, making me an ideal candidate to give exact translations between these two languages. My complete education from start to finish has been both in English and Spanish.. I was born and grew up in Spain but raised by United States citizen parernts who spoke to me in English at home, while functioning normally in a Spanish world. My bilingual classmates and I studied a third language as if it were a second. In my case this language was French, which I can manage adequately on a basic communications level.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00