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Brian Dale

Brian Dale

15 Yr Tech Veteran / Creative & Technical Writing...

United States - Last active: 06/14/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

Seeking venues to exercise my 3 main skills & areas of expertise in a more global market. I would love to work with you if you can use help with: 1) WRITING : either creative or nonfiction (or even poetry). I have a wide range of interests & knowledge & a librarian's knack for researching just the right fact & would love to combine that with my blarney-kissed words to enliven your ideas with eloquence & precision. 2) VOICE TALENT : deep American male voice w/slight Southern charm I am a recorded singer/spoken word poet & have a professional studio for my use in order to fulfill all your voice talent needs with the utmost clarity & quality in a wide array of formats & file types. 3) IT SUPPORT, SERVER ADMINISTRATION & MORE My "day jobs" for the last 15 years have been in the field of Information Technology & I have a wide array of experience in all the most-used desktops, servers, programming languages & networking hardware. With professionalism & attention to detail I can serve all of your desktop support, server administration & web application/site coding needs while maintaining clear lines of communication at all steps along the way. My true objective, though? To find a community of employers & people with needs that match the skills I have taken a lifetime to master & allow us to work together to make both of our lives & businesses more successful. I think you'll find my clear & honest way of doing business very refreshing & efficient for all involved!

$33.33 /hr
5,071 hours
5.00
Ashley P.

Ashley P.

Professional Writer and Editor, degree in English...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Art in English and Creative Writing. In the years since graduating from college I have held positions as an Editor in Chief, Administrative Assistant, Chief Blogger, and various other positions wich involved a great deal of professional writing. I believe my writing ability is what sets me apart from other freelancers on the site. I am also adept at administrative tasks such as data entry, creating schedules, communicating with clients, and other organizational duties. Some of my skills include typing a clean 90 WPM, basic HTML knowledge, a strong proficiency in all Word software, professional editing, writing, administrative tasks, and having 11 years of professional experience in these fields. As you can also see from my tests I placed 1st out of 400k+ test takers on the US Spelling Test. Aside from the professional description above I am absolutely in love with writing and words. I've always been told I have a knack for writing the perfect description that people never knew they wanted. Since I was young I devoured books like The Hobbit and a lot of children's books. I decided after college I wanted to devote myself to actually doing what I went to college for. And living in a small town doesn't lend well for writing outside of your home. So I decided the best step to take was to become a freelancer and help people all over the world with their writing needs. I've written everything from stories about video games to a memorial for a loved one. I hope by reading this you can see just how much I love to write. If you're looking for someone who is truly passionate about reading, writing, and language in general, I hope you contact me and let me assist you with the perfect phrase. - Ashley

$12.22 /hr
4,016 hours
5.00
Amy Bigelow

Amy Bigelow

B.A. Advertising, Copywriter, Creative Writing

United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

My goal on a daily basis is to write great copy that is fascinating, enticing and delivers the client's objective! I can help you determine your objectives, work well with a team (art directors, programmers, project managers) or write independently within tight deadlines. I've worked in many advertising agencies over the past 15 years writing everything under the sun;) From radio spots to print and collateral brochures to entire website content, eBooks, lead nurture emails, press releases and E-commerce. I bring to your company 7 years experience in print, broadcast and collateral; 8 years experience as a digital/web copywriter.

$20.00 /hr
4,237 hours
4.90
Erika M.

Erika M.

Blog/Creative Writing/Website Content with WordPre...

Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

For the past 4 years, I have taken on jobs involving research and original content writing for various topics involving health and fitness, lifestyle, fashion and other topics as requested by the employer. Also, I have experience working with Wordpress and Photoscape. I also enjoy research and writing about topics that I am not very familiar with. I am an avid reader and I hold an 8/9 over all score in my International English Language Proficiency (IELTS). This exam covers reading, writing, listening and speaking the English language. I am a full time Nurse, which can sometimes be a little to technical. I am looking for a way to express my creativity while earning.

$7.78 /hr
2,907 hours
5.00
Tara K.

Tara K.

Graphic Designer for Print and Web

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

I am a freelance designer with over 14 years in the design world helping small to medium businesses promote themselves effectively. My experience includes all aspects of design including extensive knowledge in publication design. In addition, I have considerable experience in web design, web banners, popups, landing pages and full sites. I do not code, I design, but do have excellent coders at my disposal. I consider the entire User Experience, combining that with excellent use of color, spacial consideration and typography. Other areas of expertise include Logo/Identity, Brochures, Stationary, Websites, Copy writing....basically if it needs to be designed, I have done it, and done it well! I am proficient in all of the industry standard software programs, and continue to educate myself on newest technologies, styles and trends. Creative, fast, accurate and very deadline oriented, I may be just what you are looking for! Simple customer satisfaction is not acceptable...I strive to exceed my clients expectations!

$38.89 /hr
2,811 hours
4.99
Sylvia B.

Sylvia B.

Copywriter/ Editor/Content Creator

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

As a motivated writer, editor and content creator, I provide professional and polished content that reflects your brand and image. With extensive professional writing experience, I can easily adapt the right tone, style and voice to capture the attention and engage the audience you wish to reach. If you're looking to elevate your business communications, refresh and revitalize your content as well as engage and appeal to multiple audiences for increased connections, you've found the right person for the job. Whether its website copy, press releases, social media profiles, in-depth articles or blogs, I can give your content the edge to drive traffic and reveal your authority in your respective industry. For more in-depth look at my samples, please view my site at https://www.clippings.me/sburleigh Over the years, I have worked with small organizations and Fortune 500 companies. I have been fortunate in providing strong content that is also valuable, unique, authoritative, and most importantly, share-worthy for a wide array of industries including: cloud-based technologies dental chiropractics energy employment law real estate software-as-a-service applications project management medical (pediatricians, plastic surgeons) health telecommunications plumbing, electrical divorce mediation Overall, my job is to increase your visibility online with high-profile, quality content your potential clients will find useful and engaging.

$31.99 /hr
1,670 hours
4.95
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
14,029 hours
5.00
Katharina M.

Katharina M.

Professional translations by certified German tran...

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

As a certified German translator I am constantly looking for new business relationships and translations projects, as well as projects that include English/German correspondence, localization, proof reading, and copy writing. I obtained a Master's degree in translation studies as well as a Bachelor's degree in International Business, Economy and Marketing. Additionally, I am a certified translator for English by the state of Germany. Over the last 7 years I was able to gain experience in translating, proofreading and writing English and German text. My work includes translation and proofreading tasks of the following areas: LEGAL: legal documents, contracts, waivers, imprints and non-disclosure agreements IT: website content and software applications, as well as technical user manuals, product write-ups buyer's guides and mobile Apps MARKETING: business communication, presentations and marketing/ PR materials EDUCATIONAL: language learning materials for German including in depth explanation of grammar rules, creation of flashcards and course materials TECHNICAL: technical text, product manuals and description Copy Writing experience: E-Books, product information with SEO focus, Travel guides, Articles and Blogs I'm aware of the differences between creative translation and exact translation and will adapt my style to your respective needs. Furthermore, I work with SDL Trados to ensure the highest possible quality of my translations, including the layout and formatting of the source documents. My work is very detail-oriented, yet fast-paces because Client satisfaction is of the utmost importance to me.

Groups: oTranslators
$33.33 /hr
1,573 hours
4.96
Brad R.

Brad R.

MCITP, MCSE, Virtualization, Network Engineer/Mang...

United States - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Experienced Technology Leader, Implementation Manager, Change Agent and MCSE/MCITP. In-depth knowledge of IT systems and operations, project management, large-scale system implementations and information security with over twelve years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008 environments. Extensive experience in Server Virtualization including VMware and Hyper-V integrated with HP and EMC SANs. Practiced understanding of Exchange, Lync Server 2010, Fortigate UTM devices, Active Directory, PKI and DFS. Five years of experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer and serving as an MCSE/CCNAinstructor for technical schools, colleges and corporations such as AT&T; and Comcast Cable. I have created course curriculum for two online schools. I am extremely proficient in Server 2012 and 2008, including Server Core edition, Hyper-V, Fortinet, VMware, Procurve, HP and EMC SANs, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, Procurve switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also a professional writer and have contributed to several white papers and authored published articles in professional journals. Have also written and reviewed test questions for IT professional certifications. I am looking for other opportunities to supplement my work load. My Microsoft Profile can be accessed by this link: http://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/brad.rudisail/profile For more information on me go to www.bradinthecloud.com

$34.94 /hr
1,818 hours
4.96
Dina R.

Dina R.

Communications / PR Consultant

United States - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

Dina's expertise includes public relations, media outreach, B2B communications, news and feature writing, blogging, event management, project management, and marketing communications. She has provided communications direction to some of the world's largest and most recognizable brands including Pfizer, Olympus, and eBay, as well as fitness entrepreneurs, technology startups, medical professionals, independent marketing agencies, several US federal government agencies, global product/service companies, and nonprofit organizations. Her industry experience is concentrated in healthcare (pharmaceutical and consumer), women's health & wellness, technology, and caregiving/aging services. She is also an RYT-certified yoga instructor and a freelance writer and blogger whose work has appeared on a parenting website, in national magazines, independent websites, corporate blogs, trade publications, and a website targeted to professional women.

$55.00 /hr
2,334 hours
4.79