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From websites to personal letters, a professional translator can help you reach out to potential customers in their own language or learn what someone else is trying to communicate to you. Some of the most common translation languages are Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, but you can find a professional translator for any language into English, or vice versa.

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  1. Andrey Sarapulov

    Andrey Sarapulov Agency Contractor

    Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

    Experienced bilingual European based Zendesk Consultant and Project Manager with 7000+ oDesk hours. Interested in jobs related to Zendesk setup, customisation, integration, consulting, reporting, MS Excel, Project management, Russian-English translation and Power Point. Key words: zendesk consultant, project management, customer support team lead, reporting, excel, translation, english, russian, power point, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

    Groups: oTranslators

    Associated with: Andrey Sarapulov [company]

    $25.00 /hr
    8,076 hours
    5.00
  2. Alcino J.

    Alcino J. Agency Contractor

    TOP ODESK LANGUAGE CONSULTANT

    Portugal - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Eleven years ago I moved from English-speaking South Africa to Portugal to complete a university degree in Business Management (and later a Master's degree in Corporate Finance). Throughout my university career I helped numerous amounts of colleagues in translating assignments and went on to gain professional experience in translations after finishing my studies - including constant legal and fiscal legislation translation in a job that eventually led me to where I am today. My language skills in related technical areas (and in general) are therefore considerably solid. After finishing university, I worked at a fiscal and financial consultancy company that provided services to foreigners looking to invest in property in Portugal, where I was intensely involved in almost every aspect of setting up and running the company (all the way from developing business and marketing strategies, assistance in website design and creation, through to meeting with partners and clients). Every aspect of my job forced me to be bilingual on a daily and even hourly basis. I seek opportunities to translate websites from English to Portuguese or vice-versa (create other-language versions), translate specific content and articles between these two languages, and assist in any necessary branding for new-language markets. Proofreading and copy-editing in any of the two aforementioned languages are obviously also within my domain. Note: Stealing (or directly copying) other contractors' sales-pitch text is dishonest and is not it polite. Please don't do it.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    Associated with: AngloPort Agency

    $27.78 /hr
    936 hours
    4.99
  3. Maja Milic

    Maja Milic

    Multilingual e-sourcing and e-procurement expert

    Portugal - Last active: 12/11/2013 - Tests: 9

    Polyglot (2 mother tongues, 6 languages absolutely fluent, 3 good), highly motivated procurement and e-procurement expert with 12 years’ experience in consultancy services to Fortune 500 customers worldwide. Flexible, extrovert, effective communicator at all levels internal and external to an organization with proven leadership skills, including managing and motivating teams. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, strong negotiator and results driven.

    $55.56 /hr
    533 hours
    5.00
  4. Jennifer Hofmann

    Jennifer Hofmann

    Native German-English-German Translator

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    My name is Jennifer Hofmann, I am a highly skilled translator for German-English and English-German. I also have experience translating French-English. As a native German with professional experience in the areas of administration, finance and tourism, as well as daily use of both languages and regular visits to Germany, I have both the knowledge of the language and insight in the culture. I continuously further my education not only in the linguistic area but also in areas such as software development and financial topics to be able to provide a broad spectrum of high quality translations. I have always been interested in foreign languages and have made those my priority in my studies. When I had the opportunity to move to the United States in 2004, I didn't hesitate, and have not regretted it since. I was able to work in different areas of the tourism industry and also in administration and accounting since moving to the USA before starting my own translation business. I very much enjoy my work, as languages always have been and still are my passion. I thrive to excel with everything I do and would be happy to assist you with all your translation needs. I am very experienced working with MS Office, as well as some website editors and translation software. For references, please contact me.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    635 hours
    4.75
  5. Udhaya Naranam

    Udhaya Naranam

    Concept, business plan, marketing, project management, operation suppo

    Malaysia - Last active: 08/01/2012 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 16

    I have been involved in the banking and financial services specifically for the consumer market related product and services. Since then, more than a decade or so, with a move to the consulting services, I have developed a wider variety of skills support small and large organisation in their start-ups, new product or services and business diversifications. Today, I seek the challenge of bringing all the experiences and achievement to the next frontier, at least for me, the internet. It's the different marketplace and organisations or individual across the globe that offer their unique needs and wants that I seek.

    $111.11 /hr
    20 hours
    4.88
  6. Leandro Pacheco

    Leandro Pacheco

    Project and Program Manager - Part time technical translator

    Venezuela - Last active: 02/04/2014 - Tests: 15

    Head of the Project Management Office Over 9 years of Experience in Projects and Engineering Technical Leader for the Industry Project Standards Certified PMI - Project Management Professional, since 2009 Certified PMI – Risk Management Professional, since 2013 Project Leader of cross-functional projects in the Petrochemical Industry Electrical Engineer with experience in design and simulations of electrical distribution systems MSc in Finance and Business and Master Degree in Marketing Venezuelan Certified Appraiser Certified Facilitator of LEGO serious Play Methodology Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (RMP) Certification train

    Groups: oTranslators

    $27.78 /hr
    1,079 hours
    4.99
  7. Izabel A.

    Izabel A.

    Project manager, Translation and Localization Consultant

    Brazil - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 10

    Project Management and Localization professional Highly experienced in the globalization industry (localization and internationalization) managing multilingual localization projects (both on the client and vendor side). Extremely proficient at project management. Customer and deadline-oriented, hard-working and optimistic. -- www.izabelarruda.com

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    9,681 hours
    5.00
  8. Simayi Abudureyimu

    Simayi Abudureyimu

    Native Uyghur translator

    Finland - Last active: 12/23/2014 - Tests: 1

    BA degree in English language teaching. MA degree in Uyghur (Uighur) language studies. PhD degree in Altaic languages studies. Uyghur (native), Chinese (fluent), English (excellent), Turkish (intermediate), Basic knowledge in Finnish, Russian, German and some other Central Asian languages. Work experience with Transperfect, Saudisoft, Kajf Translation, Idioma, Wordedge, Janus, Hippocrenebooks, CCJK, Ferdosi, TBW, RRDonnelly and other.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $27.78 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  9. RT Radanovic

    RT Radanovic

    RT Radanovic

    United States - Last active: 02/10/2011 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

    Offering 15+ years of hands-on experience in web / multimedia production, project management / marketing, and business administration / development combined with focused work and continuing education, excellent interpersonal, writing and multilingual skills, to form an admirable skill set and character profile often sought in a manager and project leader.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00