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  • $45 hourly
    I am a highly experienced professional translator, copyeditor, proofreader, researcher and content writer with excellent communication and time-management skills. I work very precisely and pay attention to detail. I work with a large variety of formats including full-length books, blog posts, journal articles, websites, MA and PhD theses, grant applications, etc. I have experience working with prominent US publishing houses including Routledge, CUP (Columbia University Press), University of California Press and more. I completed my MA in Translation Studies at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) and Dublin City University (Ireland). Work experience - June 2018-present: Translator, researcher, copyeditor, proofreader, at the Institute for American Studies, Innsbruck University - 2015-present: Freelance translator, copyeditor, line editor, developmental editor, proofreader, content writer (see portfolio and bibliography for examples of completed jobs) - 2013-2014: Blog and content writer for Kiddie-Ma-Jigs (see portfolio for blog writing samples) Language skills - Fluent in English (mother tongue), German (fluent), Afrikaans (fluent) and Dutch (fluent receptive); basic French and Spanish; learning Mandarin. List of Publications (this list contains my published, full-length books only. See Upwork Portfolio and past Upwork jobs for examples of other projects) Published translations Almiria Wilhelm, translator, editor. "Magic Innovation Leadership" by Kristin Reinbach. Amazon, 2023. - Almiria Wilhelm, translator. “Miraculous and Remarkable Events of Twelve Years of Slavery” by Maria ter Meetelen. In "Barbary Captives." Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2022. - Almiria Wilhelm, translator. “Short Story of My Unfortunate Journey” by Emanuel de Aranda. In "Barbary Captives." Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2022. - Almiria Wilhelm and Robert Spindler, translators. “Account of the Travels of Mister Balthasar Sturmer” by Balthasar Sturmer. In "Barbary Captives." Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2022. - Almiria Wilhelm and Robert Spindler, translators. “Mozart, Islam, and the Hangman of Salzburg" by Kurt Palm. In "Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature." Publisher: Routledge, 2019. Published non-fiction (copyeditor, researcher, proofreader) - "Fix Yourself: LIVE the Happy Path by Using 9 Eustress Exercises to Transform, Change Habits, and Find Balance" by Julian Casper. Amazon, 2023 (Live on Amazon - link in portfolio). - "Magic Innovation Leadership" by Kristin Reinbach. Amazon, 2023. - "Non-Duality: What the World Needs Right Now" by Rodger R. Ricketts, Psy.D. Amazon, 2023. - "Piracy and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean: A Sourcebook of Arabic and Ottoman Texts." Publisher: University of California Press (forthcoming 2024). - "Barbary Captives: An Anthology of Early Modern Slave Memoirs by Europeans in North Africa." Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2022. Link in portfolio. - "Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean: 1550-1810." Publisher: Routledge, 2019. Link in portfolio. - "Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature: Captivity Genres from Cervantes to Rousseau." Publisher: Routledge, 2020. Link in portfolio. - "Präsentieren auf Englisch" (Presenting in English). Publisher: Redline, 2019 - "An Introduction to Literary Studies" (4th edition). Publisher: Routledge, 2023 (forthcoming). - "Verschleppt, Verkauft, Versklavt: Deutschsprachige Sklavenberichte aus Nordafrika (1550-1800)." Publisher: Böhlau, 2019. Fiction - Developmental editor, line editor for "Fairy Tale in B Flat: Anamnesis of Berlin WWII" by Lui Campos. Forthcoming. - Almiria Wilhelm (author). "The Favourite." Published online at Notes from the Writing Chair, 2013. Link in portfolio. - Almiria Wilhelm (author). "The Wonderland Home for the Aged." Short story - winner of the Whidbey Students Award (Jan. 2013). - Almiria Wilhelm (author). "The Arrival." Short story - winner of the Whidbey Students Award (2012).
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    Beta Reading
    Ghostwriting
    English
    German
    Beta Reader Report
    Copy Editing
    Book Review
    Proofreading
    Technical Translation
    Content Writing
    Blog Writing
    Academic Proofreading
    Translation
  • $45 hourly
    I write and edit academic, and corporate content which ranges from technical papers to advertising copy. My inclinations are towards Sociology, Business Management and Socio-Economic Policy. Much of my work attends to these areas either as research papers, proposals or concept notes. I have successfully written proposals for funding with a major highlight being securing my own postgraduate funding from the Volkswagen Foundation. I have since then assisted local NGOs with proposals, reports and grant applications. As a writer and researcher, I have written critical papers and reviews on social policy, corporate-community affairs, corporate/project evaluations, and public policy, particularly on the African continent and to a lesser extent in Europe and Asia. I have also assisted Masters and Graduate candidates with framing their research projects, as well as processing and synthesizing data. In total, I have over worked on over twenty individual and coprporate projects so far. Feel free to contact me, and I will certainly respond to your queries, comments, suggestions, and other remarks.
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    Article Writing
    Proofreading
    Market Research
    International Development
    Policy Development
    Research Methods
    Content Writing
    English
    Policy Analysis
  • $30 hourly
    I am an experienced Developmental Editor and now focus on enabling the professional completion of a book from early beginnings. I will take your story line and objectives for the book and then develop the ChatGPT Prompts that will bring the book to life. This is an iterative process with the client providing feedback after each iteration. After four iterations I will then edit the book manually to ensure it is an easy read, flows well with no grammar or spelling errors and is without plagiarism.
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    Editing & Proofreading
    English
    Business Cases
    Writing
    English Tutoring
    Article Writing
    Academic Proofreading
    Book Editing
  • $8 hourly
    I am an Interior Designer and writer. I have expertise in academic and creative writing as well as in architecture software. My experience writing and working on designs has ensured that my attentiveness, creativity as well as consistent client interaction have developed into strong skills
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    Academic Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Proofreading Feedback
    Writing
    Proofreading
    Decorative Art
    Commercial Design
    Creative Direction
    Interior Design
    3D Design
    Autodesk AutoCAD
    SketchUp
    Residential Design
    Creative Writing
  • $40 hourly
    (English to Zulu) Translator. Content Writer and Researcher. (law, geography and environmental science)
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    Voice-Over
    Research & Development
    Law
    Geography
    Adobe Photoshop
    Education
    Editing & Proofreading
    Education Presentation
    Translation
    English
  • $30 hourly
    I am currently living in Cape Town, South Africa. I am pursuing my passion for the English language through remote/freelance work. I have strong English language and communication skills, which have been refined and strengthened through my work experience and education. I am an experienced text and image editor, having worked as a Candidate Attorney at Chimes Law from February to October 2022. I am currently working part-time for Minute Media as a Text and Image Editor. These roles have provided me with avenues in which to practically apply my knowledge of the English language. I have approximately 20 hours a week to commit to remote, freelance work through Upwork, which is very exciting! I hold an LLB from Stellenbosch University, with a major in English literature. I was accepted for further studies in both the LLM and BA English Studies (hons) programs. Although I do intend to pursue a Master of Arts in English literature in future, I chose to hold off on this pursuit and instead direct myself toward gaining work experience and financial independence. I look forward to working with a diverse range of clients, on a wide variety of different projects.
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    Microsoft Office
    Legal Documentation
    Audio Transcription
    Proofreading
  • $25 hourly
    Hello! I'm Jesika. A diligent professional with 7 years of experience in EdTech start-ups including teaching, learning development, and team leadership. I'm incredibly passionate about professional and personal growth and am open to whatever you need in the creative, education and start-up fields! I have... - been editing K-12 and college students writing for 7 years - proofread and edited creative, academic and marketing copy - created textbooks and Ebooks up to 200 pages in the education and fitness industries - assisted HoD's, upper management and experts in organizing and editing information - worked on 50+ performance productions in roles such as; stage manager, script editor, wardrobe, design consultant and recording actors self-tapes I am looking to utilize my current skills and also to expand my professional repertoire. I'm a big communicator and would love to get in touch with you!
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    Google Docs
    Instructional Infographic
    Academic K-12
    Editing & Proofreading
    Training & Development
    Educational
    Google Slides
    Data Entry
    Content Writing
    Education
    Canva
    Elearning
    Curriculum Development
    Academic Proofreading
  • $20 hourly
    Are you looking for an excellent and experienced editor who pays attention to detail and delivers on time? I'm a professional writer, editor, teacher and coach with an MA in Technical Communication with distinction from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK and a BA Communication cum laude from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. I have exceptional communication and marketing skills demonstrated by an extensive portfolio of published work, media appearances and online reviews. Get in touch today to see how I can assist you with your project.
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    Writing
    Copy Editing
    Teaching
    Editing & Proofreading
    Technical Copywriting
    Copywriting
    Academic Proofreading
    Proofreading
  • $94 hourly
    I'm good at Copywriting and Editing with over 3 years of experience. I has helped numerous brands achieve their goals, leading to increased visibility and 3x revenue YoY."
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    Translation
    Fine Art
    Pets
    Photographic
    Videography
    Photo Impact
    Ad Copy
    Copywriting
    Photography
    Event Photography
  • $47 hourly
    I am a biomedical researcher specializing in personalized medicine for leukemia patients. If you need academic proofreading and editing, project planning, scientific data analysis, science consultation, or project management for your studies, I am here to assist you. In addition to my scientific expertise, I also offer services in: English tutoring Afrikaans tutoring Motivational speaking My diverse skill set allows me to support both your scientific and non-scientific needs effectively.
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    Project Management
    Project Proposal
    Project Planning
    Science Tutoring
    Data Science Consultation
    Laboratory Equipment Skills
    Coursework Assignment
    Motivational Speaking
    Copy Editing
    English Tutoring
    Data Analysis
    Molecular Biology
    Biology
    Proofreading
  • $55 hourly
    I'm a health promotion and education materials developer and trainer. I research health content, engage with topic experts, and then simplify and develop materials for a range of audiences. I am also an experienced project manager, having developed a multimedia health edutainment series for the Soul City Institute in South Africa. I can help you reach out to several audiences, including: * your employees with health and wellness messages * your medical aid members with information about healthy lifestyles *policy makers with policy briefs with supportive research for different public policy options
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    Materials Knowledge
    Educational
    Education Presentation
    Health
  • $80 hourly
    Passionate digital designer and web developer with a knack for creating captivating visuals and seamless user experiences. Proficient in graphic design, web design, and JavaScript frontend development, I bring ideas to life with precision and creativity. Experienced in academic editing and scientific computation, I ensure content is not only visually appealing but also academically sound. With expertise in data visualization and analysis, coupled with a strong foundation in relational databases and backend development, I craft solutions that are both aesthetically pleasing and functionally robust. Committed to quality assurance and information security, I strive to deliver products that exceed expectations. Ready to tackle challenges in machine learning and beyond, I thrive in dynamic environments where innovation is key.
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    Machine Learning
    Information Security
    Data Analysis
    Scientific Computation
    Quality Assurance
    Back-End Development
    Relational Database
    Data Visualization
    Front-End Development
    JavaScript
    Web Application
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
    Digital Design
  • $10 hourly
    I am a scientist and researcher who has experience in editing articles and theses for publication. I will aid you to become publication ready with expertise in British and US English. I am proficient in APA, Harvard and Chicago styles,
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    Technical Editing
    Proofreading
    Copy Editing
  • $30 hourly
    OVERVIEW You write it and I'll tweak or fix it. I'm a freelance editor, proofreader, ghost writer and transcriber and can assist you with your business presentations, press releases, in-house magazines and newsletters, external promotional materials to clients, novel or book, dissertations, personal statements for university application, and whatever else you may have written or need assistance with to still write, or simply need to get reviewed. More eyes are often very enlightening, because we can all get bogged down with our own writing, resulting in repetition or hyperbole. I have more than 30 years' experience in professional advertising, marketing, PR and all kinds of written communications, covering many industries and disciplines. I'm sure I would be able to assist and I'd love to hear from you.
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    Business Writing
    Ghostwriting
    Communications
    Corporate Communications
    Copy Editing
    Book Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    English
    Audio Transcription
    Proofreading
  • $25 hourly
    I'm a proofreader and editor with experience in editing academic writing and medical research documents. Whether it is an essay, thesis or even your CV – I can help. - I am familiar with common referencing styles, including APA, Havard, Vancouver, and Chicago. - I'm experienced with Word documents, using the Track changes feature in Microsoft Word. - Deadline oriented
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    Academic Proofreading
    Biology
    Editing & Proofreading
    Proofreading
    English
  • $45 hourly
    I am well versed in business and the running of businesses. Both digital and physical commerce, I studied fashion business and have since been exposed to work experience at MAC Cosmetics Head office in Johannesburg South Africa; Began my own brand with a range of Photography, Singing, Beat making, Social media marketing, Visual and performance arts etc; Managing and coordinating Airbnb suites; Working at a youth employment agency doing copywriting, recruiting learners and interns, creating adverts etc;
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    Vocal Coaching
    Digital Photography
    Public Speaking
    Business Planning & Strategy
    Fine Art
    Teaching
    Scheduling
    Articulate
    Business Management
    Copywriting
    Management Skills
    Art Curation
    Market Research
    Retail Merchandising
  • $8 hourly
    I am an English communication expert specializing in proofreading, editing, business writing and overall writing and translation skills. I pay particular attention to the smallest detail when dealing with all written content. it is always important to remember that the slightest variation in one's choice of words can make a world of difference. In business, it is imperative to say exactly what you mean if you expect to receive the intended outcome from your audience.
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    English Tutoring
    Information Literacy
    Literacy
    Academic Content Development
    Proofreading
    Academic Proofreading
  • $10 hourly
    OBJECTIVE Being a proactive individual ensures that my deadlines are met promptly. I am a loyal and hardworking employee who is eager to learn and assist. I am creative with the aim of ensuring victory against challenges I am faced with. I consider myself as a hard and dedicated worker; always open for new challenges and easy to work independently or as a team member, I also value honesty, integrity, reliability, and punctuality
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    Translation
    Proofreading
    Microsoft Office
    Editing & Proofreading
  • $15 hourly
    I'm a dedicated professional with a passion for making a positive impact. Throughout my journey, I've gained valuable experiences in media and entrepreneurship that have shaped my versatile skill set. Educational background: • Bachelor’s Degree in English and Industrial Psychology • 120-hour TEFL certification • Ongoing advanced TEFL training with expertise in mindfulness Work experience: • Editor’s Assistant - Refining content for the digital and print magazine, meticulous editing and proofreading of articles, managing client subscriptions, and overseeing various social media platforms • Child Minder • Wardrobe Stylist - curating and coordinating outfits, client management, research and development, budget allocation, team management, and networking I am poised to create an engaging and supportive learning environment for foreign students. My patience, organisational skills, and cultural understanding make me an ideal candidate for fostering a positive educational experience.
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    Editing & Proofreading
    Elearning
    Proofreading
    English Tutoring
  • $26 hourly
    I'm an all-round wordsmith with decades of experience in copy editing, proofreading, rewriting and copywriting. I'm passionate about correct grammar, appropriate style, logical flow, and factual accuracy, and can help you optimise your copy. Core skills * Copy editing (from light to heavy) to the highest standard * Research and fact-checking * Clear, logical, grammatically sound writing * Improving phrasing to produce crisp yet flowing copy * Adherence to tone and target readership * Understanding of typography and layout * Commitment to deadlines * Adept in Word and inDesign
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    Copywriting
    Proofreading
    Copy Editing
  • $6 hourly
    Detail-oriented freelancer offering a blend of skills to meet your project needs. I can handle a variety of tasks efficiently and effectively. • Data entry for spreadsheets or databases. • Refining existing content for clarity and flow (copy editing). • Ensuring flawless documents before publication (proofreading). • English as a foreign language tutoring (ESL). • Visually engaging designs and illustrations (Canva design). For example: I have created a children's book using Canva. • Creative artwork for personal or commercial use (ceramics, sketching, painting).
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    Digital Illustration
    Pottery
    Ceramics
    English Tutoring
    Acrylic Painting
    Acrylic Paint
    Sketch
    Sketching
    Canva
    Editing & Proofreading
    Copy Editing
    Writing
    Data Entry
  • $51 hourly
    I'm a podcast and Academy paper editor and proofer. My job is to make sure you deliver the best high quality work you can do.
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    Paper
    Podcast
    Podcast Production
  • $12 hourly
    I am a freelance academic writer. I hold a law degree and currently pursuing my honours. I help people with academic writing/typing, proofreading, transcribing etc. The project should mainly be for either Law, English or Zulu. I mostly help students but everyone with similar projects is welcome. I also have experience as a tutor and I provide tutoring services.
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    Typing
    Criminal Law
    Case Law
    Legal Transcription
    Audio Transcription
    English Tutoring
    Legal Drafting
    Tutoring
    International Law
    Contract Law
    Essay Writing
    Academic Research
    Academic Writing
    Academic Proofreading
  • $20 hourly
    A versatile wordsmith and meticulous researcher, I bring a multidisciplinary background spanning editing, writing, curating, and archival research. With degrees in Politics, African Studies, and History, I combine scholarly rigor with creative flair. As an editor and transcriber, I ensure precision and clarity in written works and as a curator, historian and archival researcher and writer, I explore untold stories, critically analyze topics, and craft compelling content. This unique blend of skills enables me to approach projects with a comprehensive perspective, delivering polished and thought-provoking outcomes across diverse mediums.
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    Research & Strategy
    Art Curation
    Project Management
    Content Creation
    General Transcription
    Proofreading
  • $25 hourly
    With over 8 years experience in the Beauty Industry. I’m a former Beauty Editor and Digital and Social Brand Manager with extensive copywriting and freelance writing skills who is happy to be contacted for commercial or personal copywriting or social media management opportunities. I offer full project management from start to finish as well as provide regular communication and assistance outside of regular working hours when necessary. Looking forward to working with you.
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    Project Management
    Editorial Writing
    Editorial
    Social Media Copy
    Fashion & Beauty
    Influencer Marketing
    Campaign Copywriting
    Website Copywriting
    Ad Copy
    Proofreading
    Copywriting
    Social Media Content
    Social Media Website
    Social Media Management
  • $28 hourly
    Storytelling is my super power. I'm a well rounded Video Editor with 13 years of Story editing - short form and long form.
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    Adobe Inc.
    Video Editing
    Video Post-Editing
    Video Editing & Production
    Adobe Premiere Pro
  • $15 hourly
    Hi everyone, my is masego jeanet kgantsho. I know how many names but one can in fact have 3. This makes things interesting for me, all while I do a lot of interesting and fun activities like watching South Asian drama -sidenote I too am from the south of Africa I mean. Interesting right, these types of interesting coincidence lead me to be a unique character with an interesting way of looking at things or rather presenting them.
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    Film Screenplay
    Language Instruction
    Storytelling
    Time Management
    Storyboarding
    TV Screenplay
    Screenplay
    Script
    Film
    Costume
    Sketch
    Sketching
    Film Production
    ESL Teaching
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