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Sabita Saleem

Sabita Saleem

Management Consultant/Creative Writer

Pakistan - Last active: 10/07/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

To secure human resource consulting and creative writing assignments that creates a winning experience for all involved. Highly motivated, proactive and results driven professional with 4+ years of experience in a wide spectrum of HR activities; HR operations, assessment centers, process development, HRIS development & implementation, benefits management, organizational development and project management. A results driven professional with immense focus on quality assurance, well supported by strong analytical and management skills with an aim to add value to business endeavors. When something can be witnessed without effort, great effort has gone into its creation. I strongly believe in putting my best efforts into every task that I undertake whether it pertains to consulting assignments and creative writing with which i have been associated from 4+ years. This in combined with my professional career of working as “Management Consultant - Human Capital Management" in the largest Management Consulting firm of Pakistan gave me opportunities to align my skills best suited to the needs of my organization and employees.

$83.33 /hr
30 hours
Steven Jay Cohen

Steven Jay Cohen

Voice Actor - Recording Engineer - Writer - Educat...

United States - Last active: 08/22/2014 - Tests: 2

Whether you need an engrossing narrator for your engrossing audiobook, a friendly everyman radio spot voice, a super-slick geeky techno-read read for your great new app, or an upbeat training module narrator — I’ve got you covered! I am a versatile voice actor ready to hit it out of the park on my first take. With my discerning ear, I can create new voices on the fly or seamlessly mimic that A-lister you wish you had the budget for. I’ll even break into show tunes, if you ask me nicely. After spending years honing my voice and, more importantly, keeping up with current voiceover trends, I am able to do what you really need me to do — deliver great voice work in a flash!

$60.00 /hr
116 hours
Hana H.

Hana H.


United States - Last active: 01/03/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

Disciplined, detail-oriented professional effectively implementing the use of written communication to convey a message, tell a story and engage the audience. Ghostwriting experience showcasing skills in collaboration via Skype and emails, creative writing, content creation, teaching and editing. Copy writing experience demonstrating the ability to conduct independent research and create accurate online marketing content. Applying creative writing skills to craft original content for books, engaging article content for blogs, accurate newsletters, and a variety of industry specific websites. TV news reporting background illustrating ability to think creatively, work as a team player, collect research through interviews, and report accurate information through on-the-spot coverage. Can perform under pressure and influence others to see the importance of specific issues within the community.

$27.78 /hr
158 hours
Stéphanie G.

Stéphanie G.

Editor, writer,translator, french native

Peru - Last active: 03/03/2014 - Tests: 1

I have numerous years of experience as a writer (magazines, news papers, internet, NGO, associations) and as an editor (internal bulletin). I worked as communication manager for NGO and swiss associations. Besides the edition of documents, these experiences led me to make numerous translations from english to french, from spanish to french and from french to spanish. J'ai de nombreuses années d'expérience comme rédactrice (magazines, journaux, internet, ong, associations) et comme rédactrice en chef (bulletins internes). J'ai travaillé comme chargée de communication pour diverses ong et associations suisses. En plus de la rédaction de documents, ces expériences m'ont conduite à faire de nombreuses traductions de l'anglais au français, de l'espagnol au français et du français à l'espagnol. Tengo varios años de experiencia como redactora (revistas, periodicos, internet,ong, asociaciones) y redactora en jefe (buletin interno). Trabaje como encargada de comunicacion para varias ong y asociaciones suizas. Aquellas experiencias me permieteron hacer varias traduciones del ingles al frances, del español al frances y del frances al español.

$20.00 /hr
208 hours
Brandon Simonds

Brandon Simonds

Veteran Game Designer

United States - Last active: 12/18/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

Veteran game designer with over 15 years’ experience designing highly successful video games across multiple platforms and genres. Expert user experience creator with an eye for clean, engaging, and intuitive interface designs. Creative and technical expertise seamlessly blends for rapid design, iteration, and prototyping new concepts. Continual involvement in social media, industry trends, and emerging technology. Adept at gamification, monetization, and free-to-play design methodologies.

$38.89 /hr
25 hours
Lyn N.

Lyn N.

English Writer and Proofreader

South Africa - Last active: 11/18/2014 - Tests: 10

Freelance proofreader and/or writer. Writing and presenting English grammar and office skills modules. During my years with the South African National Treasury, my proofreading skills were used to assist with government documents. I also designed and provided English grammar tuition for staff and especially for new interns. At present, I am employed as an Australian SEO company's proofreader when required and I occasionally write concepts for UK and US eBay when requested. Note that I am in 1st place for US English Vocabulary - 5.00.

$16.67 /hr
10 hours
Shannon F.

Shannon F.

Dedicated Professional Editor, Writer and Administ...

United States - Last active: 06/17/2013 - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 17

My professional career has mainly been in management, with a focus on document control and administrative support. I have been editing and writing documents and articles for several years. I have also worked in the field of order management, quality control and customer service. These experiences have equipped me to become a professional and qualified Editor, Writer, Proof Reader, Transcriptionist, Order Manager, Team Leader, Data Entry Clerk and Administrative Assistant. I continually strive for perfection and use common sense where needed. I can work alone with little to no supervision or intervention. I am available on Skype as well as email. I believe my life lessons, skills and level of professionalism reflects in any project I am subject to. SKILLS: * Native English speaker and have full command of written and spoken English. * Knowledge of Internet research strategies. * Skilled use of Excel, Word, Google Docs and email. * Professional, bubbly personality and easy to interact with. * Team player and leader. * Solid knowledge of Customer Service using common sense. * Experienced in 10 key Data Entry as well as alpha/numeric with on point quality and speed. * I have been and will always be on time and strive to come in with 100% accuracy. I have an eye for detail and accuracy, as it just comes naturally for me. My work is always double and triple checked to provide such accuracy. I look forward to your response and the opportunity to work with you on your project.

$22.22 /hr
330 hours
Heather Maddalozzo

Heather Maddalozzo

Creative Services Professional

United States - Last active: 10/03/2014 - Tests: 1

I work as a Project Delivery Specialist at an IT company known as Softweb Solutions. I specialize in user experience design, proposal writing, content writing, and project delivery coordination. I have been working as a freelance designer for over a decade, and have been writing leisurely in fiction and fanfiction writing groups for many years. I worked at a newspaper for a short time doing news design and helping with editing. In my current position I write a lot of proposals, edit and proof content, and write and understand user stories for projects and UI/UX design. I am also a published freelance writer as well as a blogger on Wordpress and Dreamwidth. I am looking for freelance writing gigs to expand my experience. I am also taking on freelance graphic design projects, such as: branding, layouts, user experience and user stories design, and book cover design. I would also take on any other unusual or unique projects that require design and writing together. For more my art portfolio, please visit

$30.00 /hr
11 hours
S Curtis

S Curtis

Business Analyst

United Kingdom - Last active: 01/19/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I am a Business Analyst of 10 years + experience within Banking and Financial Services, and have worked for some of the major blue chip corporations - J P Morgan, American Express Bank and Barclays. Proficient in requirements gathering and documenting, stakeholder management, process analysis design and mapping, procedure writing, user manual writing, user training, Microsoft Office and Visio. Latterly, I am the content writer, designer and SEO expert for I am also a native English speaker with A (Advanced) Level English Literature.

$27.78 /hr
64 hours
Elmer Cruz

Elmer Cruz

Business Process Analyst

Philippines - Last active: 11/10/2012 - Tests: 4

Work with an organization to develop and implement effective processes for work and resource optimization. Experience: - Management system consultant and auditor for more than 10 years - IT Manager for 5 years - Consultant for development and implementation of training and education curriculum for 10 years - Health and beauty consultant for 1 year - Travel consultant for 3 years

$33.33 /hr
52 hours