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  1. Karla G.

    Karla G.

    Legal Transcriptionist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    Let my 20+ years of experience as a transcriptionist and legal assistant help you present your business in the best light! With Word and WordPerfect knowledge your transcripts can be done accuracy and with the highest quality possible. My background knowledge is diverse to include legal, medical, real estate, construction, oil and gas, technology and general business. If you need your letters, reports, interviews or spreadsheets to be professionally done and present your best image, let me help! All work is strictly confidential and I am HIPAA certified. My rates may be high, but your satisfaction is guaranteed!

    $60.00 /hr
    287 hours
    4.96
  2. Katrina Beaver

    Katrina Beaver

    Transcription Expert with 6 Years Experience, Accurate and Fast

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

    I DO NOT Farm out the work. I also do not use speech to text software. If you want an accurate,professional transcript of your audios or videos, you have found the right contractor. Having 6 years of transcription experience and over 1,700 oDesk hours, I have transcribed several audios and videos including: dissertation interviews, medical, focus groups, legal, corporate meetings and interviews. I can transcribe an hour of audio in 4 working hours or less. When you hire me you can be confident that you will get a professional transcript by or before your specified deadline, and you will not have to spend your valuable time going through and making corrections. You will get your transcripts in MS Word. All of my transcriptions are proofread for the highest level of accuracy and quality. I will never outsource transcriptions. I can guarantee the work you will receive will be 100% mine. Your satisfaction is my number one goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,896 hours
    4.84
  3. Billel H.

    Billel H.

    Master's Degree in Computer Science

    Algeria - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    An outline of my skills and experiences will show what I have to offer, I am professional in: -Web Development : html5, xhtml, CSS, PHP, JavaScript , jQuery, Resposnive Web Design, SEO, xml, ASP.NET using C# and VB -Integrated development environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Netbeans, Eclipse, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. -Database: SQL, SQL server 2008R2, MySQL, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL and Data warehouse. -Programming language: C# ,java , python, Visual Basic, C++. -Office Suite: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), SharePoint. -Design and Multimedia: Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop and Acrobat X Pro). -Operating System: Windows(XP, Vista, 7,8), Linux(Ubuntu, Red Hat), IOS. -Networking: Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) model, LAN, VLAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, switch, Access point and Router Configuration. -Modeling language : Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Merise. -Architecture and Mechanical engineering: Technical drawing, Architectural drawing. -Management: Human Resource management. -languages: English, French and Arabic. I am at your disposal to DO THE BEST.

    $25.00 /hr
    82 hours
    4.79
  4. Kristian Vike Pedersen

    Kristian Vike Pedersen

    Norwegian Translator and Proofreader

    Norway - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 1

    My name is Kristian Pedersen, I am a full-time native Norwegian freelance translator living in Bergen, Norway. I am fully professional translator and proofreader and one of the best Norwegian translators that you can find on Odesk. Some of the earlier projects that I did were in below categories: • Travel and Hotel • Chemistry and MSDS • Technical • IT, Computer Games etc. • Casino specialist • Financial, Business • Marketing • Social Science and Sociology • Human resources My employers tells me that I deliver high quality on-time and that I am reliable and pleasant to work with. I have more than 5 years of full-time experience from delivering high quality translation services and have worked for several high-end clients such as Dropbox, HP, goDaddy, Hitachi, Sonos, Ask.fm, Microsoft, Netflix and more. I hold a Bachelor Degree in Industrial relationships and have more than 5 years of working experience from the Governments in Norway. For more information, please review the attached CV. My translation output is 3000 words. I can also offer you a fair price for a combined translation and proofreading since I collaborate about this with some of my collages. I am familiar with several CAT-tools, my main working tool is Trados 2014. I hope to hear from you and would greatly appreciate to collaborate with you in the near future. Kind regards, Kristian Pedersen

    $35.00 /hr
    33 hours
    5.00
  5. David A.

    David A.

    Because Quality must not be Expensive

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native of Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed, with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for yourself. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for a buyer because it show his public image. Quality is a must, and customers take cares so. Something showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, I can get to any shoe, as you require. Translation: I specialize in ENG - ESP pair, where I offer translation services for all kinds of text and content: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. My qualification in business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieved more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactic or compressive text, as a sample for a manual or a textbook, I also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If the text to be written or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented too. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on customer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how doing it better. The same happens in real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery, but without losing any quality in the process. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must I use to get it. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done

    $22.00 /hr
    335 hours
    4.98
  6. Kayla Fotta

    Kayla Fotta

    Marketing Expert Fluent in English and Spanish

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    I'm fluent in English and Spanish with English being my native language and Spanish my secondary. I have approximately five years of experience in face to face and written translation between the two languages. I'm also experienced in sales, recruiting, marketing, resume writing and updating, writing creative articles, WordPress, website creation and maintenance, advertising, creating business plans and presentations, and project management, all in both languages. I am a dedicated worker with a strong work ethic and I not only make sure I get a job done correctly but in a timely manner as well. I look forward to working with you in hopes to build a long term business relationship. My Resume is available in my portfolio.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Francisco F.

    Francisco F.

    Designer, Professor, Director, Researcher, Analyst & Strategist

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

    I am highly experienced in all things digital and literary, with extensive experience in design, recording, and writing. If you are uncertain I can do a job correctly, just ask and I'll be completely honest in respect to my qualifications. I won't commit to a job I cannot complete. All my clients independent of this site are always satisfied with my work and any client here will be as well.

    $37.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  8. Lindsey E.

    Lindsey E.

    Legal Consultant with J.D.

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 6

    Over the last 8 years, I have developed extensive and valuable skills in all office administration and legal/law firm tasks including payroll, bookkeeping, website maintenance, file management, word processing, transcription, data entry, customer service and many more skills. I complete all work diligently and in a timely manner. I am detail-oriented by nature and thrive on challenging tasks. I am driven and determined to achieve success in everything. I have over 7 years experience in a law firm environment. Here, I assisted in all day-to-day responsibilities in law office management including legal document preparation, proof reading, legal research, answering multi-line telephone system, maintain and create client files, maintain client contact, calendar and appointment setting, database management, accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, taxes, marketing, advertising, website maintenance, contact with other law firms, potential clients, etc, preparation of Bankruptcy Petitions, motions, schedules, agreements and all other Bankruptcy documents as well as legal document review and drafting.

    $23.00 /hr
    30 hours
    5.00
  9. Lisa L.

    Lisa L.

    Proofreader | Virtual Assistant | Bookkeeper | Document Formatter

    United States - Last active: 05/18/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a dedicated and skilled professional with a versatile skill set developed through experience in varied and changing environments. I excel in resolving employer challenges with innovative solutions, systems and process improvements proven to increase efficiency, customer satisfaction and the bottom line. I have a strong desire to secure clients with whom I can develop a long term working relationship.

    $22.22 /hr
    10 hours
    4.92
  10. Michelle Pascarella

    Michelle Pascarella

    Office Manager/ Executive Assistant

    United States - Last active: 11/06/2012 - Tests: 6

    Over the past 10 years, I have worked in many offices ranging from a fast-paced construction companies to customer service and government offices. I developed my courteous customer service skills, professional business skills and demeanor. I have experience with small start-up companies as well as large established companies. I am seeking opportunities to work for your company and broaden my skills and experiences. I am quick learner and extremely dedicated to every project I start. I look forward to doing business with you.

    $22.22 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00