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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
Evgeny T.

Evgeny T.

Adobe scripts/plugins/extensions/InDesign/PhotoSho...

Russia - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 18

I specialize in automation of Adobe InDesign & Photoshop through scripts & plugins. I can deliver automation solutions themselves or final document layouts created with the scripts help, whatever is more appropriate for the job. Most of routine and time consuming tasks can be automated, so I can fit in tight timeframe, which is usually impossible with manual labour. Adobe applications crossplatform (OS X/Windows) scripts in JavaScript Adobe extensions (html5/flex panels) Plug-in programming (PhotoShop automation plugins, filter plugins, OpenCV integration) Complex data merge, database driven layouts, automated layout processing in InDesign. Batch processing, custom automations, hotfolder workflows in Photoshop. Integrated Creative Suite solutions (mixed Photoshop/InDesign/Illustrator solutions), web upload/download OS X standalone applications (Cocoa/Objective-C) Secondary skills: Graphic design, typography & layout (Adobe InDesign, Adobe PhotoShop) Web layouts and programming (HTML/CSS/PHP - CakePHP/MySQL/JavaScript - jQuery). Pre-press & imposition (Adobe Acrobat, PitStop, Farrukh Imposition Publisher).

$30.00 /hr
1,610 hours
4.98
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
Niels Ganser

Niels Ganser

German Engineered Ruby on Rails Solutions & Reliab...

Germany - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

Hi, I'm Niels, a seasoned software engineer based in Germany mostly working on web applications of all kinds using Ruby on Rails (3 and 4), (My)SQL, mongodb, redis, HTML(5), CSS and JavaScript in an agile manner. I also set up and maintain Linux servers. Several applications that I architected, implemented and maintain are in active production use. Please see my portfolio for details. I have years of experience as a senior developer – working solo, in co-located teams as well as in distributed teams – and hold a postgraduate diploma in Management of Software Projects. My greatest prides are proactiveness, reliability and good communication Please note that I do *not* do graphic design. Not for a lack of interest, but for an unfortunate lack of artistic talent. Sorry! :)

$128.50 /hr
5,367 hours
4.91
Aldrin L.

Aldrin L.

Architect, Backend Engineer (Scala, Java, Hadoop)

Brazil - Last active: 1 day 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
Martyn Shuttleworth

Martyn Shuttleworth

Experienced technical and academic writer. Native...

Greece - Last active: 16 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
Ovi I.

Ovi I.

Highly Experienced Developer

Austria - Last active: 15 hours 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
852 hours
4.99
Andrew Hessel

Andrew Hessel

wordsmith

United States - Last active: 1 day 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
704 hours
4.98
Michael Clements

Michael Clements

Explainers, Animation, Motion Graphics, Video, Web...

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 14

WHY HIRE ME? Simple. Whether it's making your work look great or refining a complex message and bringing it to life in video, print, or on the web; I have the skills, experience and creativity to deliver. You get agency-honed skills combined with the talents of a trained creative director, all at freelance rates. My specialties include: • Explainer Videos (including Scripting, Storyboarding, Design and Animation) • Animation and Motion Graphics • Video Production and Editing • Graphic Design for Print, Display or Digital Media • High-end Marketing Collateral • Packaging Design and Visualization • Web Design, UX/UI, and HTML/CSS/Javascript/JQuery Coding My work is the synthesis of passion for good design, skills polished by years of industry experience and a dedicated sense of professionalism. The results are clear: projects which consistently meet my clients' needs and exceed their expectations.

$83.33 /hr
2,827 hours
4.57
Alex ST

Alex ST

20-y experience, Professional & Topnotch Services

Indonesia - Last active: 11 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