Alisha McFarland | Elance
Last Sign-in: Dec 31, 2015

Alisha McFarland

Wordpress Website Designer and Developer
   United States
  |  5:50 am Local Time


I have been providing excellent marketing assistance for the last 25 years in the US and abroad. I know what it takes to provide efficient and exceptional work and have the ability to adapt to any situation with ease. As a previous business owner, I know how important it is to trust the people you hire to do the job on time and in the manner you requested. I also appreciate and know how to provide the support you need to keep your projects on track. I look forward to working with you!
Service Description
efficient website design

Not everyone wants to spend months creating their website. I can help you create a website in less than 2 weeks using a little or a lot of guidance from you.

mobile responsive design

The majority of people are going to see your website on a smartphone or tablet. All of my designs will automatically adjust to any device so that your visitors donít miss a thing.

diy website support

If your intention is to manage the site once it is up and running, I provide instructions that will help you do that on your own easily.
Purdue University
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
1986 - 1990
Uwingu, LLC
2011 - Present
~financial management and analysis ~help desk management ~business consulting and management ~marketing consulting and management
Wordpress Website Designer & Developer
2009 - Present
~create Wordpress websites based on client needs ~make edits to existing Wordpress websites ~provide Wordpress technical assistance ~suggest ways to improve SEO and website traffic using Wordpress tools
Smooth Transitions
Business Manager
1998 - Present
-Developed cost effective marketing strategies and promotional campaigns that included social media, website content, printed material, promotion items and participation at industry events -Handled correspondence with Clients, Newborn Care Specialists and Partners to regarding industry changes and developments -Established benchmark industry standards for Customer Service and Recruiting -Worked with Owner to create an aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-use multi-page website -Tracked and analyzed business performance using multiple data sources to increase revenue and customer satisfaction
Southwest Research Institute
Senior Project Coordinator
1998 - 2009
-Managed relationships and was liaison between San Antonio, Texas Headquarters Staff and Research Scientists in Boulder, Colorado regarding legal, procedural, compliance and financial issues -Corresponded with NASA, National Science Foundation and other Governmental Agencies regarding the submission of proposals and terms of research funding in excess of 100 grants and contracts -Consulted with Research Scientists regarding Education and Public Outreach proposals to maximize content attractiveness to Peer Review Panel and educational impact to Teachers and Students -Conducted multi-media presentations to Research Scientists and Management Personnel
Journal Publications
Production Manager
1997 - 1998
-Managed production and distribution of international gourmet food and wine trade magazine -Responsible for management and maintenance of financial accounts related to magazine production -Consulted with advertisers and service bureaus to create advertisements for publication in magazine -Representative for The Food & Beverage Journal at promotions, industry events and tradeshows
Strategic Marketing
Word Processing Manager
1996 - 1996
-Supervised and managed word processing and desktop publishing personnel working on multiple marketing research projects and surveys
Weaver Boos Consultants, Inc.
Word Processing Manager
1995 - 1996
-Coordinated production logistics for multiple environmental engineering projects and reports
Fidelity Investments
Senior Secretary
1994 - 1995
-Established and implemented customer service policies and procedures for Premium Services Department -Collaborated with multiple departments to create and implement Organizational Change System
Pacificorp - Bridger Coal Company
Senior Secretary
1992 - 1994
-Acquired content, designed, and oversaw production and distribution of brochures and Annual Report
CIBOB Cimenterie
Office Manager
1992 - 1992
-Created and managed information system that increased efficiency and client satisfaction
Subaru-Isuzu Automotive
Human Resources Associate
1991 - 1991
-Coordinated Employee Relations activities for 2,000 employee facility
University of London
Desktop Publisher
1991 - 1991
-Created electronic documents ranging from simple forms to multi-page booklets and promotional material
Payment Terms
None specified
Sharon Rowland
Smooth Transitions, Owner
Co-owner of business for 11 years.
Alisha McFarland | Elance

Alisha McFarland