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John McCarty

John McCarty

Electronics Engineer and Software Developer

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

Background: Electrical engineer with experience in all aspects of product development from concept through production, including hardware design, software development, & system integration. Senior development & test engineer for major defense & telecom companies. Specialties: • Custom software and hardware for measurements and test automation • Software: Labview, MS Excel w/ VBA, C (libraries and console applications only) • Manufacturing process troubleshooting & root cause analysis

$75.00 /hr
2,406 hours
5.00
Samuel U.

Samuel U.

Web / UI / UX & Graphic Designer

Slovakia - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

I'm a passionate user experience and graphic designer who helps individuals and companies take their ideas and projects into beautiful visual prototypes ready to be pushed to development. I'm not a blind designer who cares only about the visual aspect, but rather tries to get the designs right for the audience the business is targeting, and create products which are usable and help the customers. The projects I like working on the most are mobile applications and complex web based applications as well as company/personal websites. On such projects, I can help you with designing the customer flow, user experience and the user interface or other related graphics for the brand. Plus, I can advise on your online presence and how to improve conversions based on multiple years of running my own online business in Internet Marketing niche selling digital and information products. Things I've designed before: - Brochures - Box/Book/PDF covers - Websites / Website themes (WordPress) - Mobile apps (iOS and Android) - Sales pages (for iPhone app, information product launch...) - Web based applications from scratch - Brand identities - UI - user interfaces used in websites/applications The software I use during projects: - Adobe Photoshop CC - Adobe Illustrator CC - Adobe InDesign CC - InVision, Skype... I'd be more than happy to help your business grow and work on some interesting and serious projects.

$42.00 /hr
928 hours
4.95
Rich Murphy

Rich Murphy

Freelance Writer & Author

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I believe in excellence. Writing isn't about just putting words on paper, it's about expressing ideas. Like any art, the writer has only been successful if the reader sees what he sees, hears what he hears, and feels what he feels. I am an experienced writer with over 180 books published; in addition to my 500+ page web site and 3 blogs. Let's just say, I've been writing for a while. I started writing as an engineer, writing proposals for the company I worked for. As such, my writing had to be clear, concise and answer the questions before they were asked. My writing had to convince the higher-ups in the company to spend money, make changes and believe in what I was saying. When I write, I strive for clarity, simplicity and something that will stir the reader to action. Any subject, no matter how dull it seems, has something in it that can excite; otherwise it would die from apathy. I want to find that thing which excites and express it to others. I have Five general areas in which I consider myself a strong writer. While each of them seem totally separate from each other, they form the structure of who I am, and where I've come from. 2 - Survival and Prepping - I started out as a survivalist as a teen, in the 1970s. That was the latter days of the Cold War and along with some friends, I had plans to head for the Colorado Rockies. Seeing the need, I started studying survival. I guess that just never left me. With the resurgence of interest in survival brought about in the modern prepping movement, I decided that my knowledge was needed. There is too much being written by people who don't know survival, to sell to this niche. When I write about it, it's from the viewpoint of personal experience. When I explain how to do something, it's because I've already done it. 1 - Technical subjects - I'm not talking about product reviews here, I'm talking about engineering technical subjects. As a former engineer, I can grasp technical issues, and explain them in a way that others can grasp what I am saying. Although not normally considered "technical" I must include the building trades amongst this, as I have also been a contractor. If you need "how-to" articles written on the building trades, I can almost do it in my sleep. I find that very few technical people can write well, and very few writers understand technical issues well. I guess that makes me the oddball. Maybe I'm the oddball you need. 2 - Education - I am passionate about the need to educate our children; to bring about reform in our schools; and to bring technology into the classroom. If something isn't done about our educational system, the United States will no longer be able to be world leader, we'll slide back into being a third world country. 3 - Marriage and Family - Amongst my personal writing, there is a fairly large section dealing with marriage, family issues, child raising, and maintaining a healthy marriage relationship. Of my three blogs, one is a daily posting; it is called: "Romantic Act of the Day." Need I say any more? 4 - Christianity and the Bible - Most of the books I have written are for Christians, the Church and teaching about the Bible. I hold a masters degree in Biblical Studies, and an honorary doctorate degree, awarded to me for my writing. No, I don't know it all, I'm just trying to learn it all. I won't say that I can't write about other areas, because I can. I have written a fair amount about business as well. But these four areas are my strengths. The question is, are those the strengths you need?

$44.44 /hr
127 hours
5.00
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
Marina Janeiko

Marina Janeiko

UX & Product Design

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

About me: http://about.me/marinajaneiko I am looking for a new exciting product design opportunity in a creative, innovative and enthusiastic virtual environment, and I am eager to join a fast moving and fast learning, constantly improving and experimenting team. I am a vibrant and self-motivated individual with passion for self development, learning new things and creating meaningful experiences through my work.

$65.00 /hr
4,169 hours
5.00
Nikolay C.

Nikolay C.

Brainbench certified JSE/JEE dev, DB dev, Sys-Arch

Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

Would you like to find a powerful Java-dev? If so, please read further... 1. Intentions I'm working as a free-lancer more than 2 years already, and worked > 12 years in scientific and software engineering areas. I'm here because I'm looking worldwide for interesting work related to software development using the following technologies (some or all): - Java 5/6/7 (JSE, Swing, CORBA, Web Services, etc.) - JEE5/6 (EJB3, JSF, Hibernate, etc.) - GWT, Spring, Struts, etc. - And other JSE/JEE-related frameworks - GlassFish, Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty, etc. - JME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0) and Android - Maven, Ant, etc. - Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and other DBMS - Some sub-tasks could be related to C/C++ with STL (but NOT the whole project!) - UML and/or Agile Modeling - Well-organized Agile processes - Etc. It would be nice to be involved into software concepts and architecture development. Also it would be nice to have possibilities for applying my initiative and creativity. I'm ready to work as a free-lancer for the beginning up to 40+ hours per week), and you may hire me as a full-time employee as well. I'm ready to move mostly to any country or city. In such case I'm ready to start as a developer (or senior developer), but with possibility to grow up to TL, and further up to SA or PM (of course, starting from TL or SA would be nice). 2. Education - University Master Degree in the area of Informatics and Computer Systems 3. General Skills I have a wide working and scientific experience with dozens of technologies (> 14 years). The most deep experience I have with the following techs: - JSE5/6 and J2SE (Java Core, Multithreading, AWT, Java2D, Swing, CORBA, WebServices, Networking, etc.) - since 1998 - JEE5 (EJB3, Hibernate3, JSF, CometD, Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish) - about of 5 years - J2ME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, WMA) - about a year - Other Java techs (Jakarta Commons, Log4J, Velocity, Maven, Ant, etc.) - many years - Android development (support about 0.5 years) - C/C++ and STL - since 1995 (STL from 2001) - Oracle 9i/10g, MySQL, PostgreSQL, InterBase - since 2000 - OOA/OOD/OOP and UML Modeling - since 1995 (UML from 2001) Large experience with the following platforms and tools: - Windows - since 1995 - Linux/UNIX - since 1997 - MS Office (incl. Visio and Project) and Star/OpenOffice - since 1997 - IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse - since 2001 - C++Builder and Delphi - since 2000 - PL/SQL Developer - since 2005 - Enterprise Architect and other UML tools (Rational Rose, Poseidon, etc.) - since 2001 Git, SVN and CVS - since 2001 Management Skills - since 2004 (worked on TL and PM positions) Architect Skills - since 2000 (designing concepts, business models and architectures for quite complex scientific, B2C and B2B applications) Language Skills: - Russian - native - English - fluent, working language since 2001, ~1000 pages of docs written - German - intermediate (quite fluent, but non-perfect) - Ukrainian - can understand in 100%, cannot speak/write fluently 4. Contacts - You can contact me via oDesk. Usually online (GMT): - 10:00am - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

$40.00 /hr
14,074 hours
5.00
Christine M.

Christine M.

Landscape Architect

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 4

Ohio Registered Landscape Architect with solid work experience in real estate development, ranging from residential and mixed-use to corporate office and public projects. Use strong organizational skills and attention to detail to guide the process from concept design and entitlements through site coordination and construction administration. Also an American-born, English-speaking writer/proofreader/editor with excellent grammar and verbal skills. Have published several articles on topics including design, sustainability, and real estate and have performed marketing functions including the design of brochures and development of written materials to target and land prospective clients.

$33.33 /hr
112 hours
4.99
George Saliba

George Saliba

Electronics Design Engineer / Programmer

Malta - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 9

Fully qualified electronics design engineer with over 10 years experience in the design of electronic systems. I have experience in various area of electronic design including: embedded systems, analog circuits, high power switching controls, low power battery operated devices, wireless designs, microcontroller (AVR, ARM, PIC...) systems and design of high performance processor systems running embedded Linux. My primary EDA is Altium Designer.

$40.00 /hr
7,120 hours
5.00
Jarmo Ikonen

Jarmo Ikonen

Industrial Designer & Product Designer

Finland - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 8

I am a Finnish Industrial Designer. I like doing things that are somehow new, meaningful and practical. I enjoy challenges and hard-won problem solving in which you really have to think and question the old ways of doing things. I am good at building new product concepts, visualizing things and inventing new ideas. I have been working on different projects as a Freelancer. My clients have been small startups to middle sized companies and business individuals looking for a new product ideas. I have done work mainly to United States, but also to Europe. My main interest in design is how to make the new product to be the best it can be for everyday use. I look from the users perspective and try to challenge the first ideas to find something that has not been thought before. I am not interested to make pretty designs but to make them useful and helpful for the consumers, something that really brings more value into this world. I have good skills for sketching, 3d modeling and visualization. I am interested in using nature as inspiration for product design. I am hard working and want to evolve as a designer to be better what I do. I have experience from developing product concepts from ground up and designing them to prototype level. If your needs are within these themes I would be happy to provide my services to your project.. - See more at: http://www.jarmoikonen.com/cv/?lang=en#sthash.YrGU8emm.dpuf www.jarmoikonen.com http://fi.linkedin.com/in/jarmoikonen http://jarmoikonen.elance.com

$60.00 /hr
312 hours
4.91
Umer S.

Umer S.

iOS/Cocos2d/Cocos2d-x/Unity3d Developer

Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 4 years, I have been working as a Lead Mobile Developer. My expertise lies in iOS, Android and Unity3d development. I have wide range of experience in native applications, Cocos2d and Unity3d Games. I also have great skills in Cocos2d-x and Unity3d for cross platform release. Any sort of Ads integration or In-App Purchases (Charboost, PlayHaven, iAD, Vungle, AdMob, AirPush, MoPub, AppLovin etc.) for both iOS and Android is a piece of cake for me. I can assist in any kind of Mobile Development problem, from start of its development to the final upload. My core competency lies in the complete satisfaction of my clients. Here at oDesk, i am seeking opportunities to work with professional clients and to have long term business relationship.

$33.33 /hr
1,008 hours
5.00