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Maxell Malalis

Maxell Malalis

Product Listing-Amazon/Ebay/Magento/Wallmart/Shopify

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

To provide excellent service by demonstrates strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management. Able to meet deadlines and effectively handle demanding and crisis situations. Organized and detail oriented. Skilled and Expertise Product Listing - Amazon/Ebay/Magento/Wallmart/Shopify - Knowledge of other software for listing - Manage online store, updates and inventory products Translation - Both Japanese-English Admin - Japanese CSR/Order Processing/Product Researcher

100% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
2,006 hours

Mary Ann Arataki

Mary Ann Arataki Agency Contractor

Communication Skills


In Year 90`s I started to to get in different jobs in the Philippines like in Beeper 150 where I handled different kinds of calls and sending messages. Directories Yellow Pages where I did some office works while checking on the client`s list for their contract renewal. Citybank where I worked as a credit card account encoder. I decided to left Philippines when I got married and stayed permanently in Japan where I tried to work in Canon as a Production Control Leader, Customer Clerk Representatives in a food chain and presently teaching English as a part time in ASP Communications Co., Ltd

Associated with: UpToDate Virtual Assistants

$10.00 /hr
604 hours

Yukari Peerless

Yukari Peerless


Canada - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Native Japanese speaker based in Canada. Fluent in both Japanese and English. Specialties: Consulting on business in Japan, or Japanese business hoping to expand to North America. Interpretation and some translation. Startup advising on UX. As a freelance writer, she has contributed to numerous magazines and newspapers such as "Japanese Investor", "Seiryu", "Keiko to Manabu", "Magazine ALC", "FYTTE", "Cooyon", "SotoKoto" in Japan and The Guardian in the UK, and have also been mentioned in various books in Japan as one of the key Japanese bloggers in North America. Specialties Japan, Social Media,Translation, Wedding, Event Planning, Film and Television, ESL, Freelance Writer

90% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
51 hours

Jennifer Heinmiller

Jennifer Heinmiller

Lexicographer Extraordinaire

United States - Tests: 3

-Professional experience copy editing, copy writing, researching, proof-reading, and content writing. -Proficient in Japanese (JLPT N2) and Japanese-English translation. -Extensive knowledge and experience editing according to various style manuals, including Chicago, APA, MLA, and AP. -Superior English grammar skills and document editing/composition. -Master of Arts in Linguistics (2011) -TESOL Graduate Certificate (2011)

$22.22 /hr
3 hours

Maria Suzeth Sinogaya

Maria Suzeth Sinogaya Agency Contractor

Japanese~English vice versa, Pilipino, Cebuano Translator/Interpreter

Philippines - Tests: 5

With my experience living, studying and working in Japan for 6 years (1996~2002) and exposure to Japanese culture, standard/polite Japanese conversation and local/dialect conversation is one of my passport/skill of being employed in a Japanese Manufacturing firm since going back home last 2002 since to date. I started as Production Coordinator/Japanese Interpreter assigned for a local Manager. Then i was transferred under the office of the VP after 2 months with the same job description. I was again re-assigned to the office of the GM. He assigned me to different areas of the production not just for plant 1 alone but covering the 2 plants as well. I was doing that for more than a year. I was happy since i got to learns details on how a manufacturing company works. Year 2006 when my boss - the GM promoted me from being a Production Coordinator to become a Manager of Sales Department, still being a Japanese~English Interpreter/translator included in my job responsibilities. Currently, i am handling 4 departments, with the same company i worked since 2004. Aside from the verbal skill i have, i have translated almost all work instructions, procedures, business plans, policies, technical documents in the company and also act as the local window of all e-mails, communications from our head office in Miyagi, Japan. There are also times, i will be send to our sister company located in Luzon, to act as Japanese Interpreter/translator for new project/Japanese client. With the background i have, i want to utilize my time after my daily regular job to do translation job, data entry or any work offered within my capacity and time availability. My goal of doing this is to have more financial freedom for my family and to help my extended families and the foundation i supported. Thank you very much. Maria Suzeth

Associated with: e-ComFreelance Agency

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
56 hours

Keiko M.

Keiko M.

Quality Japanese Translation by Native Japanese

United States - Tests: 5

Expert in both Japanese-English and English to Japanese translations. Native Japanese who grew up, studied and worked in Japan. After having received an MBA from Tuck School of Business Admin. at Dartmouth College in NH, US, worked as a management consultant / global operations expert for 16+ years in Japan and US, and provided translations to client companies ranging from Fortune 500 to emerging high-growth companies in the high-tech, electronics, automotive, utility & energy, financial, consumer product, legal and healthcare industries. Great translations require not only excellent command of languages but also (1) social/cultural insights to better understand subtle nuances and (2) strong project management skill to deliver results in a timely manner. My 16+yrs of working effectively in multi cultures and managing multiple complex projects at the same time have definitely equipped me with business acumen, knowledge and skill sets required to provide a quality translations to my clients. Scope of My Translation Services: - Marketing/Sales/Business Developments (i.e. business plans, proposals, presentations, marketing collaterals) - Legal (i.e. contracts, agreements, copyrights, court documents, official certificates) - IT (i.e. system localization, user interface, web contents, training manuals) - Finance/Accounting (i.e. financial statements, financial plans, investor relations documents) - Manufacturing (i.e. QC/QA compliance, production manuals, pharmaceutical ingredient lists) - Education/Training (i.e. English textbooks for ESL, system training manuals, process and procedures.) - HR (i.e. company policy, benefits, job descriptions, labor contracts, performance review) Thank you for your interest. I look forward to contributing to your projects and building a win-win business partnership!

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
35 hours

Muditha C.

Muditha C.

Excel / Google Spreadsheet Expert, Senior Developer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I am a graduated Engineer by profession and currently working as a full time freelancer. I've been Programmer/Coder for more than a decade and I have a strong background in mathematics. I can do any kind of MS Excel job for you with more than 10 years of MS Excel and Coding experience. I guarantee lifetime working (with support if there is an issue) of my deliverable otherwise noted. If you are not satisfy with my work, I am more than welcome to refund your money back. ✔Edit your data in MS Excel, Google Spreadsheets ✔Code/Debug VBA Macros or Google Scripts according to your requirement ✔Extract data you need ✔Improve your existing Excel file or Excel solution ✔Propose an Excel solution ✔Create/Edit Excel formulas or functions ✔Create/Edit Charts ,Pivot Tables ✔Add Buttons, Drop-down List, User Forms,.. ✔Edit/Debug(fix errors) Excel Macro, VBA Code ✔Fix errors such as #DIV/0!, #N/A, #REF!, #VALUE!, ... ✔Get data from MS Access ✔File format conversations(PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Image) ✔Google Spreadsheet works including scripts ✔Analyze your data ✔Explain you how to do that in Excel ✔C/C++, C# .Net Application Development / Debugging ✔Japanese Technical Translations - I have understanding of, MS Excel, MS Office, VBA Programming, MS Access, MS Visual Basic, MS Projects, C/C++, C#, Java, Lab VIEW, UML, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Windows API, My SQL, Assembly language, Computer Networking, Embedded Microprocessor programming, POS Firmware Development, NFC/SAM Technology, Adobe Photoshop, Solid Works( 3D CAD), Electronic Work Bench, Japanese I'm always willing to help you. So, don't hesitate to message me.

100% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
25 hours

Megan C.

Megan C.

Translation * Tax Prep * Social Media Expert

United States - Tests: 1

A multi-skilled, reliable, and talented translator with the ability to translate/transcribe written documents from a source language to a target language in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments. Recognized as a quick learner who can absorb new ideas and communicate clearly and effectively with individuals from all social and professional backgrounds. Extremely articulate and fully aware of complex diversity and multicultural issues. Detail-oriented self-starter with excellent oral and written communication, analytical, organizational, and time management skills. Strong academic qualifications include a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education from Wheelock College.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Tracy P.

Tracy P.

Aloha! Hire Me, Be Worry-Free.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

Aloha! Hire me, and be worry-free. My name is Tracy, and I would love to help you with your project. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and International Business, with a minor in Japanese. I also type at over 90 words per minute. If you trust me with your project, I will be quick, discreet, and thorough. Thank you for your consideration.

88% Job Success
$4.50 /hr
3 hours

Akihiko K.

Akihiko K.

Japanese translator with a formal legal education

United States - Tests: 3

I graduated from one of Japanese top schools, the School of Law, Waseda University, and ABA approved law school in Atlanta. During several years in a legal department in a Japanese company, I had been exposed to legal issues in Japanese and English. After leaving the job, I immigrated to US for legal education and in May 2012 I success fully completed the Juris Doctor course in a ABA approved law school. I was licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia in 2013. I am a native Japanese and very confident in translation in formal formats in business setting. Other than legal matters, I can translate English in a casual format. I was an Editor/Writer in a community magazine for Japanese in Atlanta. If you want a translation, hire me. I can do legal translation and less formal but natural Japanese. Thank you

92% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
3,459 hours