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Melissa O.

Melissa O.

Copy Editor, Transcriber, Data Entry, Research, Cu...

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

For the past years, I have worked various transcription, VA, and editing jobs on oDesk. Outside of oDesk, I am a professional copy editor; I have also worked in customer service. I always strive to provide quality work to my clients within the time given to me. If you hire me, quality is what you'll get.

$16.67 /hr
113 hours
4.86
Stephen M.

Stephen M.

Web developer specializing in CMS and E-Commerce

United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

Along with formal training, I have years of specialized experience in real world applications of both, content management systems and e-commerce platforms, allowing me to offer expert services and support to web based businesses of all varieties. I enjoy using my skills to build sites from the ground up as well as streamlining sites that are already successful. I take pride in my work and I enjoy hearing how my services have improved the lives of my clients.

$27.78 /hr
1,718 hours
4.71
Elin Beckmann Britt

Elin Beckmann Britt

English/Norwegian Translator (Native Norwegian)

United Kingdom - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 8

Areas of expertise (EN <> NO): Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Keyword implementation to improve SEO Work Instructions User Manuals E-books Blogs Gambling Advertising Marketing Nutrition/Food I am a native Norwegian who has lived in the UK since 1999. For the last 15 years I have worked and lived in English-speaking environments and I am equally fluent in both languages. I am married to an Englishman, so I am used to switching between two languages on a daily basis. I have extensive experience in translating from English to Norwegian, and vice versa. Background from the oil industry, hospitality and customer service. Please note that I am only able to work part time. I do, however, promise to deliver on time - every time. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, I am looking forward to hearing from you!

$25.00 /hr
692 hours
5.00
Scott E. Johnson

Scott E. Johnson

Very experienced early-stage strategist and planne...

Canada - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

As a specialist in LEAN start-ups, I bring very strong recent industry experience across many functional corporate disciplines with great client references that will help you to make your business project successful. Talk to me about special pricing for your specific needs. RECENT UPDATE: 2014 has turned out to be a banner year for me. Between my clients here on oDesk as well as my own personal clients, I have provided a range of services for a wide variety of projects that carried a combined overall project value in excess of US $350M. Sectors I've worked in this year alone have included cloud-based SaaS solutions, mobile apps, mobile devices, gesture-based motion sensing, digital rights management, digital content development, online team collaboration, online education, online insurance delivery, professional sports analytics, mineral resource mining, marine asset management, food and beverage manufacturing, mobile healthcare, cruise industry, amusement parks, entertainment, aquaculture, and more. Types of services or deliverables I have provided so far this year have included: - ongoing CEO/founder mentorship - LEAN start-up planning and concept development, particularly in circumstances where little or no capital is available. - growth-stage planning and product/service expansion - ongoing coaching and advisory services on virtually every internal discipline including corporate development, team development, brand development and positioning, finding and securing advisors, product/service ideation, private equity finance preparation and product/service launch planning. - product and service ideation from initial concept development to long-term commercial viability planning - development of a broad range of investor materials and pitch preparation, including pitch decks for more than $350M in complex private equity financings involving angels, VCs and Gov't bond financings. Pitch decks range from traditional 12 page decks for tech companies to bigger decks for larger, highly complex mega projects (usually 30-60+ pages). - development of strategic planning and budgeting for a wide range of comprehensive digital marketing and social media campaigns - development of business opportunity assessments to validate potential business ideas and identify the best possible success strategy to move the project forward from a vision state. OTHER AREAS OF SERVICE: - Creation of various strategic plans (business plans. marketing plans, HR plans, product development/management plans, etc.) - Business strategy development (both lean and full operations) - Product ideation and development/manufacturing planning - Brand management - Traditional and digital marketing planning and implementation (incl. comprehensive social media) - Qualitative market research and analysis - Business development planning - Launch planning and management - Customer acquisition, retention and conversion - Development of strategic partnerships - Team building (particularly when you have limited resources) - Prep for early-stage financing and due diligence - Board of Directors recruitment, development and operations - Advisory board development - Full implementation of everything listed above BACKGROUND: In addition to being an independent advisor on oDesk, Scott is also the senior strategy advisor for SocialNRG Advisory Solutions, a boutique business services firm dedicated to helping early-stage entrepreneurs build amazing companies. A serial entrepreneur with eight (8) of his own start-ups and more than 30 client-based start-ups under his belt, Scott intimately understands the immediate and long-term needs of both start-ups and their founders. This first-hand experience is essential towards helping Scott create value while assisting his portfolio clients build amazing, successful companies. Over the last several years, Scott has successfully completed a broad number of engagements to a global portfolio of clients, both independently, on various freelancer websites and as an in-house senior strategist with multiple professional service firms for clients requiring expertise in a wide range of services. Scott is a serial entrepreneur with more than 32 years of senior level experience and a strong passion for successfully strategizing, creating and bringing to market a variety of innovative products and services. Scott has served in most senior-level operational roles including multiple instances as the primary business leader. Scott has also raised substantial early-stage private equity investment for multiple projects. Scott is an MBA mentor and frequently invited presenter with the University of Victoria's MBA Program at the Peter Gustafson School of Business where he speaks on the issue of value co-creation and open innovation for early-stage companies.

$72.22 /hr
236 hours
4.74
Dawn C.

Dawn C.

HR Consultant-Expert Resume Writer/ Policy and Han...

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

I am a HR Consultant, MBA, and expert Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile writer. Over the years I have held various positions in the HR field such as Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, HR Generalist,Training Manager, and VP of HR. I own and operate a HR Consulting company and have been assisting small businesses in many areas of HR for over 8 years. I also found a large demand for my services from job seekers and have been assisting individuals put their best foot forward when applying for jobs. What I offer for job seekers: I know what recruiters are looking for! ☛ Career Consulting. ☛ Tailored Resume and Cover Letter writing to highlight strengths and accomplishments. ☛ LinkedIn profile writing. ☛ Interview Prep. What I offer for businesses: I can help your HR dept. run smoothly! ☛ Successful development and administration of company-wide policies and procedures. ☛ Employee Handbook creation. ☛ Effective job posting and job description writing. ☛ Recruitment of most qualified individuals for open positions. ☛ Cost effective creation of a complete benefits package and administration of benefits. ☛ Counseling for managers and employees in resolving employee relation issues. ☛ Consultation, creation, and facilitation of successful training programs for soft skills training. ☛ Performance Appraisals administration. ☛ Employee Recognition Program creation. ☛ Bio writing. Additional services include article writing, business plan writing for investor appeal, web content writing, and test creation.

$55.56 /hr
262 hours
4.93
Nenad B.

Nenad B.

SEO Specialist, SEM, SMM, IT Specialist

Croatia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

As a fully qualified SEO Specialist with 5 years of varied experience, I have optimized a wide range of websites. Also I'm SEO Specialist at one of the largest tourist agency in Croatia. I’m confident that my passion for the SEO and website development, together with my skills and experience will enable me to make a significant difference for your business. I also have experience in networking (CCNA certificate), system administration, HTML, PHP etc. I also graduate at University of Zagreb, where I gained a IT degree.

$22.22 /hr
1,199 hours
4.91
Mohammad M.

Mohammad M.

WordPress, Responsive Design, HTML, CSS, JQuery, P...

Bangladesh - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

Quality web Designing and Development is my main motto for my valuable Clients.Working with my clients is a great fun for me. I enjoy it. PHP & Mysql, JavaScript, Jquery, Ajax, Json, HTML5, CSS3, Photoshop cs3 are my base.I have worked with PHP frameworks and on many eCommerce sites. I have also extensive experience on developing WordPress themes and designing responsive layouts.

$16.67 /hr
738 hours
4.97
Marisol Ramirez

Marisol Ramirez

Graphic Design/Illustration/Motion Design

Venezuela - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 10

I’m been 5 years in the field as a professional graphic designer, and everywhere I’ve worked, I’ve expanded my knowledge in illustration and character design. My experience goes from Concept art and Art direction to both motion graphics and mobile apps. I’m constantly in pursuit of developing my knowledge and enhancing my skills to its full potential. I see every project I engage as a new challenge, in which I’m always willing and able to finish with the highest quality possible.

$11.00 /hr
718 hours
5.00
Lucie C.

Lucie C.

Designer: branding, hand lettering, weddings

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

If you are looking for the designer who will put together your pdf ebook, your logo or some stationery, look no further! I can help you. I am a French graphic designer based in London. I have 3 years of experience in branding, layout and digital design. I also specialise in typography: lettering and calligraphy. I am working here on Odesk but also with London big brands such as online marketplace www.notonthehighstreet.com To see my work: www.luciecarpentier.com In my spare time I am also a photographer and blogger: http://www.asoutherngirlupnorth.com Please do get in touch! Lucie http://www.facebook.com/luciecarpentier64

$40.00 /hr
270 hours
4.92
William G.

William G.

Social Media Manager/Customer Service Expert/Trans...

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Native Dutch. Fluent in German and English. Delivering quality results for the following tasks: - Management and execution of multilingual translation projects.(English, Dutch, German) - Management, Monitoring and Execution of Multilingual Customer Support. - Online Reputation (Social Media) and Community Management - Webdesign and support In my work I always want to give you the best results possible. I am reliable, accurate and I respect your privacy. Discrete and no questions asked. I am working with all kinds of content. I would like to build on good working relationships with professional clients based on professionalism and mutual trust.

$19.50 /hr
374 hours
4.99