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Bernard Leigh

Bernard Leigh

Project Management, and Service Management,

Cyprus - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.

$60.00 /hr
7,951 hours
5.00
Ovi I.

Ovi I.

Highly Experienced Developer

Austria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 29 - Portfolio: 6

> WHO IS THIS GUY? < 27 years old passionate developer, with more than 8 years experience in web development. > WHAT CAN I GET FROM HIM? < You will always get high quality work from me if we work together, no excuses. - consultancy - coding frontend UI - developing custom backend - complete solutions based on Drupal, Wordpress or custom platform - web apps (AngularJS) - fixing bugs - performance optimization - server administration (LAMP, Amazon Web Services) - all sort of scripts (web scrapers, data analysis/conversion etc.) - other custom coding (I accept challenges!) > WHY DOES HE DO THIS? < I am passionate about what I do and I feel this is helping me learn and grasp the new trends in the web industry much faster compared to others that just 'do their job'. I take pride in what I do and don't accept compromises when it comes to high quality work. > NEED MORE INFO! < Feel free to contact me regarding any question you might have. I usually respond within 24 hours or less.

$44.44 /hr
858 hours
4.99
Aldrin L.

Aldrin L.

Architect, Backend Engineer (Scala, Java, Hadoop)

Brazil - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

Over the past 15 years I've worked with projects ranging from Startups to Fortune 100s. From C++ to Scala, past assignments involved: - Protocol Design in C++/Delphi - Java API Publishing - Maven Plugin Development - Distributed Systems using RESTful backends - Scala / Akka Design - Jenkins Plugins Writing On a daily basis, I spend between Systems Architecture, Build Planning, for Hadoop and Restful Backends, specially under Amazon Web Services. Oh, I'm also a Cloudera Certified Administrator and Developer. Favorite platforms include Scala, Python and General Java. See my full profile for more descriptions and feel free to browse my github and bitbucket profiles at the addresses below: http://github.com/ingenieux http://bitbucket.org/aldrinleal Favourite customers involve pragmatic teams, with contant online presence, and direct involvement with the end customer, and a problem involving legacy and the next generation Feel free to discuss our next project - I'm always looking for the next challenge!

$55.56 /hr
3,109 hours
4.83
Fernando Vaz

Fernando Vaz

Product and Project Manager for Web Applications

Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

Product Manager and Product Owner in the development of web-based applications. I have wide experience with different project management methodologies and tools. A tech generalist, I love applying technology to solve real problems, and seeing great ideas turned into beautiful products. I also have experience in managing projects with distributed teams, specifying software products and article writing. I regularly teach courses in Agile Project Management, Software Requirementes Managment and Microsoft Project.

$38.89 /hr
4,711 hours
5.00
Martyn Shuttleworth

Martyn Shuttleworth

Experienced technical and academic writer. Native...

Greece - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 18

As a graduate with many years experience of writing and proof-reading academic papers, I am familiar with all major citation practices. I am able to write papers for most subjects, from philosophy to physics. Without complaint, I adapt to any topic and style of writing, and I am thorough in my research. I firmly believe in going the extra mile required for completing the task to a high standard. As a perfectionist, I never compromise upon quality, whatever the size of the task.

$33.33 /hr
52 hours
4.97
Christy L.

Christy L.

HR, Bus Dev, Recruiting Consultant with Ample Expe...

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

Hello, I have a Master's Degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology and I am a PHR certified professional who is avidly looking for more projects, part time, and/or full time work. I have experience in cradle to grave recruitment and performance management, communication system overhauls, change management, training design & evaluation, on-boarding, performance appraisal, appreciative inquiry, strategic objective setting, and more. I am capable of doing projects of all sizes and have worked with corporations, educational institutions, and small businesses. I can also do workshops and professional coaching sessions. Finally, I have created corporate wellness programs for 7 companies ranging from weight loss challenges to presentations and fitness classes. I hold my BA from Northwestern University and a Graduate Diploma from Cambridge University (International Business). I am a Yoga Alliance Expert Yoga Teacher and a NASM Personal Trainer. I am eager, excited, punctual, and efficient. I can happily provide references and testimonies to my work. I look forward to working with you and your organization! Thank you, Christy

$32.00 /hr
138 hours
5.00
Andrew Hessel

Andrew Hessel

wordsmith

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I'm a gifted storyteller, dedicated to helping clients tell theirs. I say this unabashedly and with complete confidence. The proof, of course, is the words. Today, finding the right words is more important than ever, and I strive to under-promise but over-deliver. The name of my company says it all: words-are-my-biz And my philosophy is simple: The right words sell. The wrong words leave sales on the table. WHO AM I? I’m a professional writer living in Portland, Oregon with a lifelong passion for the power of the written word. I’ve written everything from novels to blogs, sales collateral to web content, ad copy to letters, business proposals to sales plans and training manuals. Not to mention a few thousand papers getting my four kids through high school and college. I love what I do. WHAT IS MY BACKGROUND? I bring more than thirty years of sales and marketing business management experience to every project, and by this I’m talking about major corporations to mid-size companies and start-ups, working in fields including software, real estate, law, publishing, advertising and services. I confess to having a particular fondness for high degree-of-difficulty challenges. JUST HOW DO I DO WHAT I DO? By asking questions, listening and considering what I hear, followed by collaborative brainstorming to develop a plan we both embrace with confidence and enthusiasm. As you seek synergy within your organization, I seek it with my clients. It pays huge dividends. The common thread is in finding the way to communicate more effectively, internally and externally, with staff, customers and prospects. The common challenge is in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and unique competitive factors confronting each client. HOW CAN YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? Visit my website, home to my novels, blog and publishing company, Old Dog Publishing.

$95.00 /hr
714 hours
4.98
Alex ST

Alex ST

20-y experience, Professional & Topnotch Services

Indonesia - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 1

My profound experience in language skill for seventeen years, particularly in English>Indonesian vv pairs, I believe will suit with any translation services. My clients come from local and international companies. In these last six months I have dealt with more than 20 international clients, which are willingly content to work again with me for future projects. My translation specialties are advertising and public relation, medical and health care, computer and softwares, business, banking and marketing, E-commerce, IT and engineering, hotel and hospitality services, tourism and lifestyle fields. I have translated various patent documents, for instance automotive and car tire control, scientific chemical products such as chemicals for high-tech textile product, medical chemistry (pharmaceuticals and medical interventions), etc. As well, I have experiences in copy writing project, promotional marketing and advertising purposes, transcription, DTP, localization, pedagogy, subtitling, voice over/dubbing. Proofreading is one of my best services. One and the main of my CAT tools is SDL Studio Trados 2011.

$38.89 /hr
113 hours
5.00
Shannon S.

Shannon S.

Writing, Marketing, Humor and Medical Info

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

I am an academic librarian and a freelance publicist, writer and social media marketer. Press release writing and distribution Special events Product launches Academic research Article indexing Social media marketing planning Social media content writing/ SEO optimization Blog dev/ CMS / Wordpress Marketing collateral - brochures, media kits, branding My subject ares of expertise range VASTLY. I have experience writing about sports, music, information science, technology and medicine. Visit my website, shannondawnpr.com to learn more about me and what I can do for your company.

$36.00 /hr
50 hours
5.00
Jon S.

Jon S.

Video and audio production.

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 13

Hi, I'm Jon Simpson - thank you for visiting my profile. I am a multi-media artist and producer that specializes in creating across a broad range of visual, audio and conceptual contexts. Since earliest memory I have been very diversely creative and I am now utilizing a wide array of professional design tools that channel that ever-expanding experience within the digital realm. As a "generalist" artist I seek to master and stay current with each software tool, not merely to maintain cutting edge capability, but also to maximize and expand the creative options available to myself and my clients. My primary video/2D animation software is Adobe After Effects (5 years), which is now integrated with and partnering with Maxon's Cinema 4D, my 3D software. I am currently ranked in the top 20 out of more than 6,000 on the oDesk After Effects skills test, and in the top 2 percentile on the basic English skills test. For audio, I have been producing in Adobe Audition for over 10 years, everything from music composition (5 instruments across diverse genres, including full symphonic orchestration), to managing multi-language voice overs, world-class singers, genuine foley sound effects, podcasts, instructional courses, children's stories and more: http://www.reverbnation.com/AvalonStudios I also have more than 7 years of experience in Photoshop and Flash and over 3 years with Illustrator, Camtasia and Cinema 4D. Educationally, I have a Bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of North Florida with subsequently highly developed critical writing skills, able to help you with scripts, articles, copy, editing and much more. I am in the -5 GMT time zone but as I am willing to accommodate any time zone and schedule, my availability is very flexible and generous. Contract-wise, I enjoy doing various kinds of projects but I am also interested in developing long-term relationships in more specific contexts with individuals and organizations I resonate with. Please enjoy examples of my work in my oDesk portfolio, read client reviews, and feel free to contact me, even if you just have questions and want to explore possibilities. I look forward to the opportunity of creating with you! Jon

$38.89 /hr
1,158 hours
4.95