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Hire a freelance translator for the professional skills you need to translate your content from one language to another. A professional translator can take your content and translate it accurately while remaining true to its meaning and tone.

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. Julie Rizzo-Vulser


    United States - Last active: 2 days ago

    I am a translator with native language skills in French and German. And basic skills in Japanese, Italian and Spanish. My studies have allowed me to establish a general knowledge of culture for each of these languages, which has been useful in contextual translations. This is currently my main focus. For other skills or references please feel free to contact me.

    $20.00 /hr
    416 hours
  2. David Williams

    David Williams Agency Contractor

    IT Professional, Chinese Linguist, Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 04/28/2013 - Tests: 3

    I have a background of over ten years experience in the field of Information Technology. I have worked as a as a Dell Service Provider for QualxServ, HP-UNIX Project Manager, IT Administrator, Help Desk, and I have a background in Cyber Security. My major is in Chinese Language and Literature at Western Kentucky University and my minor is in Political Science. I have traveled throughout China extensively. Initially as an NSEP scholar in the WKU Chinese Flagship Program I toured nine cities. Afterwards, I have so far stayed there in total of 3 months and have seen more than a dozen of China's major cities. I am founder and president of the WKU Chinese Club. Where I organize and manage weekly student meetings on campus to raise awareness for Western Kentucky University's partnership with the Hanban Confucius Institute at WKU.

    Associated with: The Tulpa Group

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
  3. India Letcher

    India Letcher Agency Contractor

    Principal- Executive Administrative Consultant

    United States - Last active: 10/28/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    With over 10yrs tenure as a Senior Executive Administrative Assistant, I have had the opportunity to support corporate executives in different industries. My responsibilities varied from administrative support, business formation, human resources, social media management, and corporate training. I have extensive experience with a varied scope of professional/supervisory positions and would welcome the opportunity to contribute to your organization’s plan. I am acclimated to fast-paced environments where deadlines, prioritization and handling multiple jobs are the essential. I thrive in challenging environments and will work hard to achieve objectives. If you are seeking a qualified and productive individual who looks at challenges as opportunities to grasp concepts, then I am the right candidate for the requisition. My strengths and achievements are yet not limited to include: • Capacity of quickly assessing an organizations finances and administrative budget procedures; information systems and internal controls to ensure records are accurate; controls/operations are adequate, efficient and effective - insuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. • Highly developed financial and business communication skills with the ability to successfully interact with an exceptionally diverse range of customers and business partners. • Unique organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with the flexibility and experience required to adjust to rapidly changing schedules and shifting priorities. • Ability to concurrently manage complex account receivable projects while meeting rigorous regulatory standards, strict budgets, and demanding schedules. I am available to discuss the ways in which my skills and abilities will assist in accomplishing company goals at your convenience. Thanking you in advance, India L Letcher I am licensed, accredited, and insured in every area of business. Website:

    Associated with: Wellington Group LLC

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Ashley W.

    Ashley W.

    Sourcing, inspection, translation, assistant, order processing.

    China - Last active: 11/20/2013 - Tests: 1

    over 3 years of experence in dealing with factories familiar with the b2c/b2b market, knowing well of alibaba, ebay, dunhuang... able o help to source products and inspecte products, verify factories. good communications skills detail- oraintated

    $13.33 /hr
    19 hours
  5. Nathan Woodward

    Translations, proofreading, article writing, website development

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    Hello, I'm Nathan, someone with a good sense and sound judgement in practical matters and an easy to understand person who undeniably motivated for success on oDesk and beyond. I grew up in United Kingdom from birth and English is my first language. After working in the writing industry for over 8 years and technology industry for a further 6 years, I have gained a large amount of quality knowledge and experience that guarantees you only receiving top-quality work. What I can do for YOU: Proofreading - I can proofread any text in English, ensuring not only spelling and grammar is correct but also other features including varied sentences and alternate vocabulary. Varied topics article writing - Having spent over 8 years on the writing industry, I know how to write and what makes a good article. I know how effectively research for topics I may not be familiar with, similarly I can build a good high quality article with information you may want me to include. E-book - During my time in the writing industry I have had a fair share of experience in editing and writing high quality relevant e-books. Clients have often returned multiple times. Website Development - During my over 6 years in the technology industry, I have seen my fair share of professional websites. Impressed with the quality I took the decision to learn how to make websites just as, if not better myself. Since then I have created and designed many websites that some companies may charge thousands for! I am adaptable with the hours and majority of the time I get work done ahead of planned timescale and I absolutely guarantee work will be delivered on time, every time. *Please also feel free to contact me if you have any questions to as what services I can provide. I will do my best to help you.* Look forward to hearing from you, Nathan.

    $18.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Sofia Capital

    Project/Account Manager, Administrator, Translator, English Tutor

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    I have experience in project management and executive assistance. I have a university qualification in linguistics and experience in translation, editing, proofreading. Qualified English tutor with 11 years practice. I am reliable, trustworthy and used to managing tight deadlines. I am serious about my work commitments, and strive to deliver excellent service.

    $19.94 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Gohar Badalyan

    Gohar Badalyan

    Administrative Assistant, Translator, Data Entry Indexer

    United States - Last active: 04/04/2014 - Tests: 2

    Administrative Assistant, Translator, Data Entry Indexer, Commercial Manager, Finance Officer.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours