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Bill Soistmann

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Flag of United States Newark, United States
Member since October, 2005

I am a programmer, educator, and trouble maker.

4.6 / 5
6.9 / 10

@bsoist

  • 83%Jobs Completed
  • 95%On Budget
  • 95%On Time
  • 4%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Exams

  • US English Level 1 Top 1%
    100%
  • JavaScript Level 1 Top 4%
    90%

Top Skills

  • Website Design
  • Javascript
  • Perl
  • Script Install
  • XML
  • Data Processing
  • Data Entry
  • Linux
  • System Admin
  • Graphic Design
  • Copywriting
  • Internet Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Python
  • AJAX
  • Training
  • Proofreading
  • Video Services
  • Web Services
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Recent Reviews

  • image of filmlion social system as discussed $894.00 USD

    “Don't hire this guy, he will screw you: nothing done in time, keeps disappearing, asks for advances, doesn't do a good-quality programming, and then don't return the advance for the unfinished work.”

    filmlion Flag of United States 3 months ago.
    • PHP
    • Website Design
    • Graphic Design
    • MySQL
    • HTML
  • image of hebrewhammer Magento website customization and fine tuning [Sealed]

    “Wow!! Amazingly detailed and attentive programmer!!! TOP quality work. Fast communication and work. Not one issue at all, which is quite awesome!! He was on the ball the entire time!!”

    hebrewhammer Flag of United States 4 months ago.
    • PHP
    • Website Design
    • Magento
    • eCommerce
  • image of tthielemans Order form + Maintenance section $250.00 USD

    “Excellent skills and knowledge on had. Great person to work with. About the project, Bill built me a custom order page (PHP, MySQL, JQuery). Will definately contact Bill for future projects.”

    tthielemans Flag of Belgium 5 months ago.
    • PHP
    • Wordpress
    • MySQL
  • image of yangang112 Python Card Game $79.00 AUD

    “Excellent freelancer! Fast, responsible and high-quality. Will work with him again and again.”

    yangang112 Flag of Australia 10 months ago.
    • Python
  • image of mille1j Modify the Fax Cover Sheet Used by Mac OS $64.00 USD

    “Quick turnaround on an odd little project. Great annotation of the code he developed”

    mille1j Flag of United States 10 months ago.
    • Python
    • Mac OS
  • image of pmuskoff Google Maps API - Advanced Features - repost $263.00 USD

    “He did the best he could in the situation I gave him.”

    pmuskoff Flag of United States 10 months ago.
    • PHP
    • Javascript
    • Software Architecture
    • MySQL
    • HTML

Experience

Database Architect

Jul 2009 - Jul 2011 (2 years)

Sole Proprietor

Jan 1995

I help clients with programming, database design, website development, systems administration, strategic planning, and classroom technology integration. I also teach entrepreneurs, programmers, webmasters, developers, teachers, and other professionals how to use technology, and only the technol ogy they need, to improve the quality of their lives and work.

Education

BS

1985 - 1988 (3 years)

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  • Warren Buffet

    Complete a project worth over $1000 USD.
  • The Collector

    Reach a balance of 5,000 credits.
  • Simply the Best

    Complete 5 or more projects, with a 95% completion rate.
  • High Roller

    Complete a project worth over $500USD (or equivalent) on Freelancer.com.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • Top Gun

    Win a contest.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.
  • The Speculator

    Sponsor 1 bid.
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