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  • $25 hourly
    Being a native Vietnamese speaker holding a Bachelor's Degree in English, I can well handle your English-Vietnamese-English translation projects as well as various tasks related to customer service support. Please contact me if you're looking for a Vietnamese translator as well as customer service representative for the success of your company!
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    English to Vietnamese Translation
    Customer Support
    Vietnamese to English Translation
    Administrative Support
    Chat & Messaging Software
    Content Localization
    English
    Vietnamese
    Online Chat Support
    Translation
    Subtitles
  • $50 hourly
    Specializing in Medical and Legal Japanese-to-English Translations I studied Japanese at International Christian University from 1967 - 1969 and graduated from Sophia University, Tokyo in 1970. I have lived in Tokyo since 1967 and taught in Japanese universities from 1975 until my retirement in 2017. I am currently a Professor Emeritus at Komazawa University. I also have worked as a freelance translator, interpreter, and writer/editor for more than 40 years. Currently I specialize in Japanese-to-English translation and proofreading.
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    Japanese to English Translation
  • $60 hourly
    I have spent over 30 years as a paralegal, primarily in litigation. I am extremely experienced in drafting medical summaries and medical chronologies and am quite knowledgeable in medical vocabulary and technology. My internet research capabilities are flawless and I feature a quick turn-around on most projects. I can summarize depositions by topic, by co-worker, or in other styles as requested. I have excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills, and I have edited and proofread briefs and pleadings going to the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as to lower courts, both federal and state. I have drafted and responded to hundreds of discovery requests and pleadings over the years. I also have a strong background in class actions and mass tort litigation. As an Upwork contractor, I have provided paralegal support in a wide variety of situations. I have proofread legal documents, websites, student theses, medical/psychological reports, curricula vitae and a variety of other documents. I have also written, proofed and edited a corporate in-house publication and written legal blogs for attorney websites. I have created medical chronological summaries in a wide variety of cases. My clients have said: "Mary did prompt efficient work on this task. We will definitely seek to use her again in the future." "Excellent in all ways." "Proactive". "Mary exceeded expectations. She was quick, thorough and thoughtful." I am a native English speaker (American) with a BA from Indiana University. Additionally, I have a paralegal certificate from Tulane University. NOTE: AS A PARALEGAL, I AM LEGALLY PROHIBITED FROM GIVING LEGAL ADVICE OR ACTING IN ANY WAY AS AN ATTORNEY AND I WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY JOBS OF THAT TYPE.
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    Adobe Acrobat
    Copy Editing
    Legal Research
    Deposition Summary
    Medical Records Research
    Document Review
    Document Analysis
    Litigation
    Legal
  • $20 hourly
    I graduated from Jesus College, Oxford, with a First Class Honours degree in French. I worked as an English Language Assistant in France for seven months, during which time I helped students prepare for their English exams, planned lessons both for myself and for other teachers, and often helped teachers to edit and improve resources and documents they had created and translate source material for use in lessons, to increase the students’ interest in and engagement with English. I have over seven years of experience as a freelance translator, translating official documents and correspondence from French to English. I have also produced more creative, literary translations from both French to English and English to French. I am familiar with translation theory, having studied this at university as part of a project I chose to undertake in my final year, and am comfortable with writing, translating and checking translations across various registers, whether technical, academic or more informal. I pride myself on the accuracy and idiomatic nature of my translations, whilst never failing to keep the client’s requirements at the forefront of my attention. I specialise in literature and the arts, educational content, general translation, correspondence, media, marketing and sport. I also work as an editor, proofreader and copywriter and show exceptional accuracy and attention to detail. I am meticulous in every aspect of translation and editing and guarantee that any tasks will be carried out in a professional, punctual and thorough manner.
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    English to French Translation
    Microsoft Office
    Copy Editing
    French to English Translation
    French
    Translation
  • $50 hourly
    I have over twenty years experience working for major commercial publishing houses (Wiley, McGraw-Hill and Cambridge University Press). I am comfortable editing, writing and proofreading in any topic area. Recent examples of commercial publications that I have worked on are in my portfolio, as well as sample business, travel and sport articles that I've had published.
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    Australian English Dialect
    Copy Editing
    Writing
    Academic Writing
    Copywriting
    Content Writing
    English
    Blog Writing
    Article Writing
    Blog Content
  • $20 hourly
    Do you need a translation from English to French? Your content deserves a top-notch translation, and for this you need an expert: I'm here to provide a high-standard translation by your deadline while answering your questions whenever you have some. I'm a French native speaker, born and educated in France. I am a digital nomad, I travel a lot and I am used to using English and on a daily basis. I am completely fluent in both French and English. I completed a Master Degree in translation at the University of Orleans, France, and I have worked as a translator ever since. I also run my own business since 2009. I can translate any type of content, from general to technical and do any type of translation : - websites, newsletters, articles, blog posts, e-brochures ; - commercial documentation such as brochures, flyers, offers, testimonials ; - Technical/legal documents (manuals, terms of use, privacy policies, GDPR, quality requirements even with ISO standards) ; - video games through script translation ; - Scripts/subtitles for videos/short films ; - Short stories or novels ; - Apps with specific layout. I also worked as a professional translator in several companies : - translating technical documentation for an international marine equipment builder (1 year job) - working in both French and English at the Race Pole at the 24h race track in Le Mans (1 year job) ; - translating technical documentation, emails, newsletter and brand-new website for an international racecar builder (1 year job) - translation of seminars done by Canadians and Americans in France in the dog-sport world as a free lancer. I can provide samples on demand: the list is too long to be added here! Feel free to send me an job interview and I'll tell you what I can do for you!
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    Microsoft Office
    Writing
    Creative Writing
    Computer Skills
    English to French Translation
    French
    Translation
    English
  • $40 hourly
    Native bilingual German/Italian translator and copywriter with 4 years of experience. I have a Master’s degree in Psycholinguistics, and a Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, Romance and Scandinavian philology at the university in Frankfurt with translation as a main focus area. I am specialized in the following fields: - linguistic papers and books - medical literature - short stories and longer fiction novels Are you looking for a translator, copywriter or proofreader to assist you with your project? I can provide you with: - Translations into German or English from Italian, French, Spanish and Russian - Proofreading for German, English, and Italian I also do transcriptions for German, English, and Italian
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    German to English Translation
    English to German Translation
    Translation
    German
    French
    English
    Italian
  • $15 hourly
    "Emmanouil couldn't have been more helpful, engaged and hard-working. He communicated regularly and clearly, and went the extra mile to get the job done to my specifications and a high standard. I will definitely use him again." "I really can’t say enough great things about Emmanouil. He thinks strategically about branded communications, which is extremely helpful if you’re doing more than just direct translations. He asks insightful questions to ensure the intent of your text is expressed in Greek. He was always on-time or early and excellent communication in English. I look forward to working with him again!" Efficient writing can be the deciding factor between success and failure. You don’t want someone who just translates text; you need a Marketing-minded professional to localize it and help you communicate in a manner that appeals to your target market’s psyche. My aim is to combine my translation skills with my Marketing experience, in order to provide you with copy that increases your sales. I am a Greek native, so my country’s culture will reflect in the translated text but have also lived abroad and used the English language on a daily basis. I have a BA in Marketing Communications from The American College of Greece and an MSc in International Marketing from the esteemed University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. In my 7 years of working as a freelance Marketing Consultant, I have helped companies improve their Marketing activities, create copy that works and participated in a vast array of different projects. I am fluent in English and have worked more than 2 years teaching the English language to children of various ages. Lastly, I am self-motivated, strive to go above and beyond in order to achieve high satisfaction, respect deadlines and have flexible working hours. So if you need someone to deliver accurate and timely translations with a Marketing twist, feel free to contact me and I’ll respond ASAP. Kind regards, Emmanouil
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    English to Greek Translation
    Marketing Localization
    Translation & Localization Software
    Website Localization
    Greek to English Translation
    Cryptocurrency
    Forex Trading
    Gambling
    Content Localization
    Technical Translation
    Transcreation
    English
    Financial Translation
    Editorial Translation
    Greek
    Website Translation
    Translation
  • $25 hourly
    Hello there! I'm a fresh energy engineering graduate (M.Sc.) from Finland. I love to work with data, but I also consider myself a good writer; working with technical documents or translations in Finnish-English or vice versa is not a problem at all. I have varying experience with following software and programming languages: Excel, Power BI, Azure, Python, C++, SQL, HTML, CSS. I'm active and easy to work with person with attention to detail. Looking forward to hearing from you! -Saku
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    Visual Basic for Applications
    C++
    Python
    English to Finnish Translation
    Energy Engineering
    LaTeX
    Technical Translation
    Content Localization
    Finnish
    Translation
  • $35 hourly
    Tired of dealing with people who do just enough to go by? Are you in search for your next go-to person? Someone who can add more value to your business? Your search is over. You can be assured of my reliability and ability to turn around all work in a timely manner. Effective and efficient, I must say that I go above and beyond to make sure that my clients' needs and expectations are met without ever sacrificing quality. I understand that personal details, project content and such are important and that confidentiality is a priority, so each client and project would be treated with much respect and be kept confidential. So, yeah, let's forget about being average and strive to always be awesome.
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    DocuSign
    Error Detection
    Email Support
    Customer Support Plugin
    Administrative Support
    Review
    Photography
    Online Chat Support
    HR & Business Services
    Real Estate
    Data Entry
    Light Bookkeeping
  • $40 hourly
    Proofreading and copyediting to ensure your content is clear, professional, and error-free! Any content you create is a reflection of you. Whether you're publishing a book, posting a blog, or promoting your business, you have a message to share. And you want to ensure your writing looks as professional as you. How can hiring a proofreader and copy editor -- that's me! *waves* -- help you do that? Too many grammatical mistakes or choppy sentences are distracting. They detract from the ideas you're trying to share, potentially turning your readers into deleters. I'm your secret weapon. With a proofreader in your corner, you get to focus on sharing your message knowing I've got your back by taking care of any typos. Your voice will still ring loud and clear in the copy; my job is to simply give it some polish. So, if comma placement feels confusing... If you wonder when to use "its" or "it's"... Or if sentence structure stresses you out... Worry no more! Let a second pair of proofreading and editing eyes give you peace of mind so you can send your words out into the world with confidence. Need a pair of eagle eyes on your writing? Contact me, and let’s talk about your project in more detail. I look forward to working with you! "Danielle is an expert in her field. She has a smart process and she loves her work. Danielle also enjoys going above and beyond what is expected of her. She helped me with advice as well as proofreading and that's why I would hire her again." - Upwork client and author
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    Writing
    Error Detection
    Copy Editing
    FAQ
  • $40 hourly
    Virtual Executive Assistant: Next-level support for you and your business. I trade under Business Bee Services, providing bespoke executive administration & organisational support to professionals. I am passionate about organisation and efficiency, leaving you with more time to concentrate on the things that matter. My name is Zoey Hughes. I'm 39 and when I'm not working, I'm a mum and wife with a passion for fitness and self-improvement. My current challenges include competing in the IFBB and embracing minimalism. I also have an additional business as a Nutrition & Health Coach for athletes and business owners looking to create sustainable habits to enhance their lifestyle. I am an Executive Assistant, bookkeeper, business mentor and writer with experience in many areas. I have a professional typing speed, I'm part ACCA-qualified and I have written for many online publications plus a few print magazines. I have 20+ years of experience in data entry, typing and similar projects and 8+ years of experience in calendar and email management, internet research and task/project management. I have 10 GCSE's grades A-C (English - A, Math - A), 3 AS Levels grades A-C (English Lit - A) and I am part qualified under ACCA. I am highly computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office, GSuite, Asana, Trello, Monday, Zapier, Canva and many more.​
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    Email & Newsletter
    Writing
    Email Campaign Setup
    Email Automation
    Email Etiquette
    Email Campaign Optimization
    Email Marketing
    Data Entry
    Typing
    Microsoft Office
  • $35 hourly
    My good friend once complimented regarding my translation, saying: "your translated sentences turn out really nice even if I put it back on Google Translate. I mean, even better than if I were to take random but formal Japanese or English texts from the internet and do the same. How to say... your words flow smoothly, like crystal clear stream." He was a little poetic, but I think that's saying something about my skills. I am a bilingual translator of Japanese and English, offering more than 5 years of experience in writing and translating in business. I have lived overseas most of my life, native in both English and Japanese with high social skills. My translating experience includes anything related to... - Importing and exporting - Medical needles and syringes - ISO (specifically ISO:13485 and ISO:9001) - Business contracts such as quality agreement and purchase agreement - General e-mail and conversational material Since I have experience of foreign and Japanese cultures, I am confident my work skills exceed just simple word-to-word translation, and am able to read between lines and deliver something that is more heart-felt quality. I believe, when boiled down, that is what brings "good" translation for smooth communication; not something an automated translation can do. On the side note I absolutely love to play video games (so much love for SNES) and I can talk for hours about it. I also love music and I listen to basically anything from Rammstein to Venetian Snares to Great Big Sea. For more information please feel free to contact me. I am open to anything and will be more than happy to help you.
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    Microsoft Excel
    English to Japanese Translation
    Medical Translation
    Content Localization
    Japanese
    Translation
  • $30 hourly
    Hi! I am a native Spanish speaker Translator and Attorney from Venezuela with Translation and Creative Writing Degrees and over 5 years' experience providing translation services for different types of texts, including: -Legal -Business -Web/blog -Literary -Product Description -Cryptocurrency -Tourism -Academic -General content My priority with every project, is to provide you with a high quality translation within deadline for a very competitive rate, I can adapt to challenges when they arise but at the same time remaining aware of professional roles and boundaries. I am proficient in CAT Tools, and I can translate various types of files: Word, Excel, PDF among other formats.
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    English to Spanish Translation
    Spanish to English Translation
    Immigration Document Translation
    Contract Translation
    Legal Translation
    Transcreation
    Spanish
    Literary Translation
    Translation
    English
    Academic Translation
  • $40 hourly
    ✅ TOP RATED PLUS (TOP 3% FREELANCER/TOP 25 TRANSLATOR) Spanish Translator with proven success in 400+ projects across multiple industries, with high-profile clients such as Indeed, Unilever, Analog Devices, Duolingo, American Bancard, Bissell, and Rhithm.app, as well small businesses! Being committed to doing my best at delivering Spanish translations in a professional, collaborative and timely manner has set me apart for years. Supported by my multicultural upbringing, education, and outstanding communication, I have collaborated on 400+ projects that have helped my clients succeed and break language/market barriers. Overview of benefits: 🖥️ Professional, localized, and solution-based translations. Human translations! 🛠️ Format preservation: expertise in Wordpress, MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, CAT tools, and HTML 💰 Cost-Efficient: competitive rates with proven quality-price ratio. 📆 Comprehensive Planning: accurate scheduling to meet tight deadlines; coordinating strategies with effective communication, maximizing efficiency. 🌐 Expertise in linguistics, dialects, and multiple fields of translation 🎥 Smoothly synchronized and translated subtitles/transcriptions 💌 Always happy to over-deliver and give you added value by revising the translations, with bilateral feedback to improve both the original and the translated content. Always open to suggestions and special requests! Hard and smart work gives results. 400+ successful projects, numerous long-term partnerships, and 100% success rate.
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    Technical Translation
    Content Localization
    Website Translation
    Translation
    Live Interpretation
    English to Spanish Translation
    Spanish to English Translation
    SmartCAT
    Software Localization
    Subtitles
    Caption
  • $11 hourly
    With over 15 years experience of communication work for major international companies such as IKEA and ABB I have extensive knowledge of web communication, information strategies and digital marketing. I have extensive knowledge of Social Media and am an expert in SEO. I am also a qualified translator English - Swedish and Swedish - English as well as translations English/Swedish-Norwegian/Danish. I have for many years also had my own company as a journalist and written articles within various fields. Blog posts, scientific and/or entertaining - no article is a problem for me! I am professional with a natural eye for communication, presentation and the written as well as spoken word. I can help you with creating marketing plans, communications plans, usability friendly structures on your website as well as translations of various kinds. Digital marketing on social media platforms and SEO is a great passion of mine. Through my agency here on Upwork - the "HeBe agency" I have a great team that can also help you with any aspect of your project. We are a one-stop-shop for everything concerning communication/translation/marketing/web development/tech support and programming. Please do feel free to ask if you are looking for the best solutions for your company, without having to spend time on finding the right freelancer for each part of your project. I take great pride in delivering quality work - on time, every time. Sound interesting? Feel free to contact me on Upwork.
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    Press Release
    Web Development
    SEO Backlinking
    English to Danish Translation
    Usability Testing
    English to Swedish Translation
    English to French Translation
    Marketing Strategy
    English to Spanish Translation
    Internet Marketing
    English to Norwegian Translation
    Article Writing
    Copywriting
    Search Engine Optimization
  • $70 hourly
    WHAT YOU NEED: You've got the story, you'd just like some help telling it. You've got the product, but you need the creative copy and content marketing that will spread the word. You've got the grades, but will your personal statement get you into an Ivy League school? WHO I AM: I'm a Brooklyn-based writer and editor with over eight years of experience in journalism, editing, and writing both creative and promotional. As a student at the University of Southern California (USC), I studied Print & Digital Journalism for two years, during which time I contributed to numerous student and independent publications as a writer and editor. I switched majors my sophomore year and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Narrative Studies, an interdisciplinary writing and literature degree. Since 2015, I have operated a peer-to-peer editing service called Run The Jules, focusing mostly on remote editing for academic essays, college applications and medical/law school applications. My students have gained entry to prestigious institutions such as Brown University, UCLA, LMU, USC Keck Medical School, and Harvard Law School. I currently serve as the copy editor for monthly trade journal mg Magazine and a staff copywriter for 1o8 Agency, where I write blog posts, white papers and web copy for businesses in a variety of niches, from higher education to quantum computing. For three years, I served as Head Writer and Copy Editor for Lafayette Social, a Bay Area-based publication with a circulation of about 10,000. In addition to penning three of the magazine's feature stories each month, I edited and proofread the entire magazine from rough draft to final proof, ensuring that our content was consistent and professional. When I'm not editing, I work in music licensing and enjoy camping, going to concerts, and playing guitar. As a graduate of the Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), I value service to my community and spent years volunteering with food security and gardening-oriented nonprofits around the LA area. WHAT I OFFER: • proofreading/copy editing (digital content, blogs, academic writing and business writing) • content creation for blogs, online publications and marketing campaigns • editing and advising on college and graduate school application essays, cover letters, grants and scholarship essays • press releases, creative advertising copy, social media copy, promotional content • quick turnaround, reliable communication, constructive feedback Life is busy, and writing isn't easy. Let me polish your content, sell your ideas, and bring your stories to life. Cheers, Jules
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    Content Writing
    Resume Writing
    Music Licensing
    Essay Writing
    Cover Letter Writing
    Writing
    Journalism Writing
    Content Marketing
    Blog Writing
    Content Editing
    Copy Editing
    Academic Editing
  • $30 hourly
    Hello :) I am a professional English-to-Hebrew translator and localization expert with over 8 years of experience freelancing full-time. As a Hebrew translator, I am committed to providing accurate and readable translations. Here are some of the services I can offer: - Translation, proofreading, copywriting, and microcopy from English to Hebrew. Expertise in localizing mobile apps and websites for Hebrew-speaking audiences, considering cultural nuances. - Over 11 years of customer service experience providing email and chat support in Hebrew. - Data entry services for WordPress, e-commerce product building, and web scraping. Proficient in Excel, research, and data collection. - Skills in Photoshop and video editing to create compelling multimedia content. I'm always looking for opportunities to utilize my skills and experience. I'm confident I can help you achieve your goals through great communication, high-quality timely work, at an affordable price. Please feel free to contact me to discuss how I can assist with your project!
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    Customer Service
    Voice-Over
    Search Engine Optimization
    Content Writing
    General Transcription
    Translation & Localization Software
    English to Hebrew Translation
    Linguistics
    Content Localization
    Copywriting
    Transcreation
    Hebrew
    Translation
    Website Translation
  • $45 hourly
    I’m an American copy editor and writer splitting my time between Utah and the Alps of Haute-Provence in France. My expertise as an editor is in nonfiction, and my clients look to me for guidance on book-length manuscripts, white papers, journal articles, press releases, statements of purpose, cover letters, grant proposals, personal essays, newsletters, blog copy, and website content. I have particular experience working with texts that have been translated or written by non-native speakers of English. I've got a fine eye for punctuation problems and grammar mistakes, and a keen ear for awkwardness and usage issues. Along with my well-thumbed reference books I bring a writer's instincts to the table—both in terms of the flow of the prose and in terms of my approach to the client as a fellow-writer with a voice to be respected, whatever coaching and coaxing I might give. If I point out a problem, I take the time to propose an elegant solution. My BA from Cornell University is in literature and writing, and I have a copyediting professional degree from the University of Chicago's Graham School.
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    Writing
    General Transcription
    Track Changes
    Copywriting
    English
    Copy Editing
  • $35 hourly
    Writer and translator, in: French (a Parisienne living in the sweet South), English & Spanish. “Fast. Easy. Professional. Hire Lea for your translation needs today!” “Fantastic translator, quick and well translated. will use again.” As a compulsive perfectionist, I am thoroughly focused while working, if research needs to be done, I will dig deep! And if you want quality content but also fun/dead serious/SEO/original/factual writing, I shall provide. ~Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand~ Albert Einstein As a translator, I am extremely precise and yet, flexible enough to be creative. No matter which language is on focus, it will always make sense to the person who is reading it. Translation is about getting out of our own skewed perception of the world. It's about writing content in a way that actually talks to the interested, with content that has to engage the reader -- while maintaining his interest from the beginning to the very, very last word. -- What else?
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    Wix
    Castilian Spanish
    French
    English
    Translation
    Copywriting
    Writing
    Transcreation
    English to French Translation
    French to Spanish Translation
    WordPress
    Creative Writing
    Social Media Marketing
  • $40 hourly
    I am a UK-based native English speaker with over six years of proofreading experience on Upwork. I have proofread and edited a variety of documents in this time, including theses, dissertations, CVs and application letters, primarily for students who speak English as a second language. I accept both large and small proofreading tasks and am open to long- and short-term contracts. I also lived in Norway for 11 years from 2001-2012 and speak the language fluently. I can translate from English to Norwegian and vice versa on a varied range of subjects.
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    Creative Writing
    English to Norwegian Translation
    Cover Letter Writing
    Norwegian to English Translation
    Report Writing
    Copywriting
  • $25 hourly
    Professional and fast translating, Japanese to English or English to Japanese. Japanese as native language and three years experience in a global fashion company in merchandising department. Fifteen years experience in a marketing company, translated many project proposals from Japanese to English, English to Japanese.
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    SEO Localization
    Japanese to English Translation
    SEO Keyword Research
    Content Writing
    Search Engine Optimization
    Market Research
    Writing
    English to Japanese Translation
    Google Ads
    Content Localization
    Copywriting
    Translation
    Japanese
  • $30 hourly
    Hi! My name's Felicity, and I'm a professional editor and proofreader based in Germany. I'm a native English speaker (dual Australian/British) with a BA (Hons) in Criminology, a PCert in Human Rights, a Diploma in Proofreading and Editing, and over 9 years of writing experience. What I specialise in: - British, Australian, US and Canadian English - Academic editing - Business English - ESL (English as a second language) - Sensitivity reads/edits - Research and fact-checking I also hold full proficiency in Chicago Manual of Style, Harvard Style, Guardian Style, and AP Style. Examples of the types of texts I edit: - Articles, newsletters and blog posts - Policy documents, reports and marketing copy - Legal documentation (Australian only) - Web content, social media copy and YouTube scripts - Theses, PhDs, essays, journal articles and white papers - Non-fiction books, textbooks and anthologies - Emails and letters What you’ll get: - Manually line-edited content - Fast turnaround - Meticulous attention to detail - Expert fact-checking - Detailed in-text comments and clarifications - One Microsoft Word (.docx) document marked up with Tracked Changes (where applicable) - One 'clean' Microsoft Word document (where applicable) - A short post-completion debrief offering concise comments and suggestions (where applicable) I am also able to work with PDF's, Google Docs, and InDesign content. Please note that I do not work with heavily AI-generated content at this time. I am committed to offering an inclusive, welcoming, safe, and fully confidential space for all clients. I look forward to working with you!
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    Academic Research
    Content Editing
    British English Accent
    Australian English Accent
    Copy Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Human & Civil Rights
    Academic Editing
    Error Detection
    Line Editing
    Sensitivity Analysis
    International Law
    English
    Academic Proofreading
  • $70 hourly
    I'm a professional publishing consultant, editor, and writing coach with years of experience in the publishing industry. When working with you, my mission is to be your go-to collaborator for your project by remaining highly focused on your needs and by providing high-quality deliverables tailored to your project's goals. We can begin working together at any stage of your publishing journey as my skills and services include writing coaching, beta reading, editorial assessments, developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, and publishing consulting. Having worked at two university presses, I have experience with manuscripts of all types including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short stories, business, and education. As a freelancer, I've also worked with fantasy, romance, crime fiction, and other commercial genres. I also have a BFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Management in the Creative Economy. As your editor, I'm dedicated to helping you develop high-quality content that meets all of your goals. I understand the effort that goes into your writing and your desire for your content to be the very best it can be. Therefore, my deliverables include not only the edited manuscript but also edit reports and collaborative revision hours that are all focused on elevating your manuscript. As your publishing consultant, I can guide you through the digital and print publishing process to deliver your content successfully, all while building your author or company brand. Together, we'll navigate your project through the independent, hybrid, or traditional publishing landscapes. I can develop a strong publishing strategy for your content and aid with project management for various steps of the process—from performing market research to executing sales strategies. As your writing coach, I can guide you through the writing process by providing exercises and techniques. I can identify the weaknesses and strengths of your writing and then provide solutions for how to eliminate those weak points and enhance your strengths. My goal is to be someone you can bounce your writing ideas off of and someone who supports and challenges you as a writer. If you're interested in working with me or have any questions, just send me a message telling me about your project and we'll go from there! Types of editing: Developmental Editing A developmental edit focuses on the big-picture elements of your content such as plot, character development, pacing, narrative, etc. For nonfiction books, it focuses on the structure of your content, what objectives need to be met by each section, delivery, etc. If your content is completed but hasn't undergone any revision yet, a developmental edit is where you want to start. When doing a developmental edit of your work, I provide you with a commented manuscript that highlights every suggested revision, edit report(s) with detailed explanations of issues and proposed solutions, and collaborative revision hours to discuss the edits. Line Editing Line editing is a high-level edit that focuses on the language, tone, pace, descriptions, voice, and writing style throughout the manuscript. A line edit includes a mix of direct edits and recommendations for additional content or cuts. When doing a line edit of your work, I provide you with an edited version (using MS Word track changes so you can review the edits) and a style sheet for the specific terminology used in your work (adhering to the Chicago Manual of Style). Copyediting A copyedit focuses on the readability of your content by correcting for grammar, inconsistencies, awkward phrasing, sentence structure, repetitions, etc. When doing a copyedit of your work, I provide you with an edited version (using MS Word track changes so you can review the edits) and a style sheet for the specific terminology used in your work (adhering to the Chicago Manual of Style). Proofreading Proofreading focuses on correcting typos, spelling, punctuation, and other small errors. This is the last phase of editing. When proofreading your content, I provide you with an edited version (using MS Word track changes so you can review the edits) and a style sheet for the specific terminology used in your work (adhering to the Chicago Manual of Style).
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    Developmental Editing
    Content Strategy
    Beta Reading
    Chicago Manual of Style
    Book Editing
    Copy Editing
    Publishing Fundamentals
    Creative Writing
  • $95 hourly
    20+ years of proven expertise in Federal contracting, developing winning bids and proposals, grant and technical writing, editing, research, and long-term strategy for building/scaling business. Successful Track Record in Securing Contracts: Proven record of success in government contracting, with a high win rate. Strong ability to create compelling proposals that effectively communicate value, navigate complex regulations, and meet the specific needs of various government agencies. Strategic Approach and Compliance Mastery: Consistent success in securing contracts results from a careful, strategic approach that includes thorough research, diligent analysis of RFPs, and meticulous attention to detail to ensure compliance with government regulations, formatting guidelines, and submission deadlines. Extensive Experience Across Multiple Agencies: Successfully won contracts across various federal agencies, both civilian and defense, and has experience with multiple contract vehicles, including eFAST, NAVSEA SeaPort-Nxg, CNTPO, and GSA (MAS, OASIS, OASIS+, etc.). Broad understanding of different agency needs and the versatility to tailor proposals to different contexts and requirements. As a Bid and Proposal Writer, I have written and responded to hundreds of RFPs and government solicitations that resulted in multiple awards. I have a strong understanding of federal contracting regulations and compliance requirements. I create compelling proposals that meet federal agency needs, align with all priorities, and result in awarded contracts. I am skilled in managing multiple submissions simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines, working alone or as part of a team. As a Technical Writer/Editor, I regularly provided writing and editing services, including summarizing my clients' policy, regulatory, and science writing deliverables. I developed and revised research summaries and published analytical and technical fact sheets and reports as part of these contracts. I synthesized research findings into digestible, impactful summaries that informed program decisions, process improvements, and research agendas. As a Lead Researcher, I have conducted research to capture metrics and outreach activities, documented multiple campaign and promotional impacts, and facilitated stakeholder interviews to determine gaps in skills and knowledge.
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    Business Writing
    Business Proposal Writing
    Content Editing
    Policy Writing
    Request for Proposal
    Technical Writing
    Proposal Writing
    Writing
    Content Writing
    Content Development
    Training & Development
    RFP Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Technical Documentation
  • $20 hourly
    Hi! I help translate English websites, apps, documents and texts to Latvian. I have experience in translating websites for online stores and web service businesses (hosting, search engine for photo services just to name a few), app translations, instructions and manuals, ads and more. Some of them are long-term clients that I work with still to this day. A bit about my background: I am a native Latvian speaker, with an excellent knowledge of Latvian grammar which means that people have always come to me to get the right answers. As for English, I started to study it 22 years ago and I have been using it daily for the past 7 years. All this means that I can provide a high quality translation from English to Latvian for you (sometimes I have read poor translations of manuals, websites, etc., and it has made my eyes roll). My translations are not machine translations, they are done personally by me so the text in Latvian can be easily understood by anyone who reads it. Having an attention to detail, I will make sure that the translation communicates the original idea in the most effective way possible. Here you can see feedback I got from a cool client on Upwork for a proofreading project, which involved quite exotic foods that made the task challenging, and still the work was of the highest quality: “Kaspars did an excellent job proofreading my project. He took time to understand the project, clarify the expectations, and complete it in a timely manner. He made detailed notes to explain all of his revisions. I would highly recommend him.” - Kyle D. I am happy to provide a sample of my work for you to evaluate before starting the project, giving you full confidence in the quality of my work. Long-term clients can attest to the reliability and efficiency of my services. Connect with me today and let me handle all your Latvian translation needs!
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    Technical Translation
    Translation
    English to Latvian Translation
    Latvian
    English
  • $40 hourly
    English to German translations tailored to the German market. I am a native German speaker with a BA degree in Cultural Studies & English Studies. I have translated content for brands such as Cloudflare, Harley Davidson/Livewire, Braskem and Boeing. I have experience working on blog posts, e-learning courses, manuals, white papers and apps. For all of my texts you will receive the following four guarantees: • extensive research of facts and terms • 100 % original human translation • consistent terminology on both small and large projects
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    Arts & Culture
    Blog
    Beauty
    Lifestyle & Travel
    English to German Translation
    Phrase Localization Suite
    Product Description
    German
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How to Hire Proofreaders

Proofreading is important not only in the publishing industry, when you need to submit a scientific paper or want to improve your new book’s readability and sentence structure. Proofreading is especially very helpful, when you want to apply for a new job. It guarantees your cover letter sounds professional and makes the necessary impression on a potential employer. 

What is a proofreader?

A proofreader is responsible for reviewing documents to avoid any grammatical, formatting, spelling, punctuation, and other errors. Proofreaders are regularly charged with being the final set of eyes for a variety of written projects, refining content and delivering a polished, final version for their clients. 

Upwork can connect you with the talented professionals who offer online proofreading services, including light copy editing and ensuring the document is consistent and ready to be submitted. Save time and money, use Upwork’s catalog to find the best freelancer for your upcoming proofreading project. 

How do you hire a proofreader?

You can source a proofreader on Upwork by following these three steps:

  • Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in a proofreader.
  • Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
  • Shortlist and interview freelance proofreaders. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview. 

Of these three steps, writing your project description is the most important. It’s where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of proofreader you need to complete your project. 

How much does it cost to hire a proofreader?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced proofreader may command higher fees but also works faster, has more specialized areas of expertise, and delivers higher-quality work.
  • A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their proofreading services more competitively.

Rates typically charged by proofreaders on Upwork are:

  • Beginner: $20 per hour
  • Intermediate: $30 per hour
  • Advanced: $60 per hour

Why hire a proofreader? 

You might need proofreading services in absolutely different circumstances. Such an expert can polish a cover letter you’re going to submit to get a dream job, check the article you’re going to publish or email you’re planning to send to your customers. There are many advantages of hiring a professional proofreader, below you can find some of them: 

  • Good proofreader will polish the copy, make it error-free. This can guarantee that your potential clients will concentrate on your message rather than on typos you’ve made
  • You can’t fully rely on spell-check services, as they check the correctness of spelling, but not the meaning of the whole sentence 
  • They can save you a lot of time as usually we are not the best proofreaders of our own work. You might need to spend several hours re-reading your text, until you find as many mistakes as possible, while proofreading project turnaround time can be short when it’s completed by the expert.

Will AI technologies replace human proofreaders?

Advanced technologies influence different niches, including proofreading services. Such tools, like ChatGPT, Grammarly and others can identify grammatical errors, suggest edits to add more clarity to the text. You can use these assistants while working with simple texts. But one of their main drawbacks is that they can misunderstand the writer's intent and can’t properly interpret complexities and nuances of human language.  

How do you write a proofreader job post?

Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for freelance editors to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

Job post title

Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample proofreader job post titles:

  • Need a proofreader to review and improve LinkedIn post readability
  • Expert proofreader needed to address syntax and diction errors in public health documents 
  • Editing and proofreading expert are needed to ensure science textbook content flows effortlessly

Project description

An effective proofreader job post should include: 

  • Scope of work: From being detail oriented to having a high proficiency in English (or any required language), list all the deliverables you’ll need. 
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project. 
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain industries, content (for example, proofreading services for children’s books or SEO texts), or writing styles, mention this here. 
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Proofreader job responsibilities

Here are some examples of proofreader job responsibilities:

  • Review all corporate documents to ensure the content is high-quality and free from grammatical, and syntax errors. 
  • Read and edit company content in multiple languages
  • Ensure that each document’s illustrations have the correct captions associated with them

Proofreader job requirements and qualifications

Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in a proofreader. Here are some examples:

  • 2+ years of experience in editing services, experience in rewriting and transcription is a plus
  • Must be detail oriented and have ability to multitask
  • Extensive knowledge of the most popular style guides: The Chicago Manual of Styles (CMOS), The Modern Language Association Handbook (MLA), The Associated Press Stylebook (AP)
  • Familiarity using proofreading symbols that allow the author to understand and implement changes.
  • Undergraduate degree in English is a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word

Ready to improve the quality of your text? Hire the best proofreader on Upwork today!

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