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  1. Bishal S.

    Bishal S.

    Professional Nepali/English Translator. Java/JavaScript Developer

    Nepal - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a professional Nepali-English translator and transcriber. I have been doing it for 3 years now. Born and raised in Nepal, and having to study in English all my life, I have great knowledge of proper grammar and usage of both the languages. I provide the best possible translation with the intended meaning of the source language intact, all in time! Nothing will be lost in translation. :)

    $18.00 /hr
    93 hours
    4.94
  2. Patricia Matos

    Patricia Matos

    English-Portuguese translator, Research assistant and Travel writer

    Brazil - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a master of communication and I am currently working as representative for foreign volunteers for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in English language. I also have worked in audiovisual and social media projects for the web as producer, editor and content creator. I seek opportunities as English-Portuguese translator, Research assistant and Travel writer

    $20.00 /hr
    90 hours
    4.95
  3. Rachelle Ann F Mata

    Rachelle Ann F Mata

    MedicalDoctor|Transcriber|Proofreader|Translator|DataEntrySpecialist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am physician/surgical resident who wants to spend my free time on online work. I can help you with your projects especially if they are of the following categories: 1. Medical/General transcription -- My familiarity with the medical jargon, coupled with my 70 words/minute typing speed, allows me to produce accurate transcriptions in the least amount of time possible. 2. Data mining/Data entry -- I can do a wide variety of data entry work such as simple typing jobs, copy-paste work, PDF conversion, internet research, data mining, and even complex MS Excel data handling that involves formulas and VBA codes. 3. Medical writing/editing/proofreading -- With the knowledge and skills that I have as a healthcare professional, and with my fluency in written and conversational English, I wish to deliver high-quality written output in the form of books, research papers, health articles, etc.

    $18.00 /hr
    757 hours
    5.00
  4. Nancy Irish

    Nancy Irish

    Type-it-Write Transcription

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    Turning Audio to Print one transcript at a time. I am Efficient, Effective and Dedicated in the delivery of accurate transcripts with a proficient typing speed of 80-wpm or a transcription rate of approximately 20 audio minutes per hour. Transcription is provided for Digital Audio and Video, as well as Micro-Cassette and Standard Cassette taped recordings. All files and information will remain confidential - Your Privacy Matters! Record On!!

    $23.50 /hr
    2,502 hours
    4.94
  5. Melissa O.

    Melissa O.

    Copy Editor, Transcriber, Data Entry, Research, Customer Service

    Philippines - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 3

    For the past years, I have worked various transcription, VA, and editing jobs on oDesk. Outside of oDesk, I am a professional copy editor; I have also worked in customer service. I always strive to provide quality work to my clients within the time given to me. If you hire me, quality is what you'll get.

    $16.67 /hr
    113 hours
    4.86
  6. Fatih E.

    Fatih E.

    Native Turkish<>English Translator/Proofreader/Transcriber.

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 11

    I am a holder of a BA degree in Translation and Interpretation (EN<>TR) and an MA degree in English Language Teaching. With over 6 years of experience in translation, proofreading, editing, transcription, software localization, subtitling etc., I believe my qualifications will match your requirements. If you are interested in a dedicated professional linguist with the required credentials, patience and positive attitude, please contact me.

    $20.00 /hr
    3,914 hours
    4.71
  7. Ellen C.

    Ellen C.

    Proofreader, Editor, and Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm an American copy editor and writer of fiction and creative nonfiction with a BA in English and 4 years experience with book editing. I've worked on book-length manuscripts on a variety of subjects for publishers in the U.S., and I'm familiar with Chicago, APA, and AMA styles I have a keen eye for errors and a passion for making text clean and easy to read. I can vary my revision to suit your needs- I've done everything from surface-level proofreading to light translation and grammar interventions to reordering sentences and paragraphs for optimal flow. I have extensive experience working with non-native speakers to make their writing flawless and accessible to American or British audiences. Please feel free to contact me for further examples of my work.

    $16.67 /hr
    411 hours
    4.99
  8. Stefania Greci

    Stefania Greci

    English - Italian Translator and Proofreader

    United Kingdom - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 6

    I have a solid academic background both from Italian and British Universities (degrees in 'Languages & Literature' and 'Film Studies'). More recently, I have added Computing to my studies with a Postgraduate Diploma in 'Information Systems Development' from Edinburgh Napier University. I started my translator's career in 1998 working as an in-house translator for a post-production company in Italy. In 2000 I moved to the UK and for about 7 years I worked for the local government in the library service. In March 2012, I started my freelance career again although I have never stopped working with languages, one way or another. With each freelance project I undertake, I guarantee high quality work delivered on time and a prompt response to your phone calls and emails. I do not do *rush jobs* nor I offer my services on a project unless I have the right skills and tools to complete the job. I care about my professional reputation and respect my clients' needs. I never deliver a text without having it checked it and re-checked until I am sure it is error-free. oDESK PROJECTS: ITALIAN to ENGLISH Lease agreements (7,500 words); Legal (July 2013) Infomercials translation (2,000 words); Cooking (June 2013) Website content translation (7,000 words); Consulting Company, Computing (April 2013) ENGLISH to ITALIAN Products descriptions on Amazon (15 items); laptops/mobile phones accessories (October - November 2013) Language school website (40,000 words) - ongoing since Sept 2013 Website content translation (2,000 words); Small company, editing services (August 2013) User manuals (15,000 words) – Cameras and videocameras, mobility scooter, (since August 2013) Website content translation (30,000 words + SEO keywords); Travel/Study Abroad (since May 2013) Website content translation (3,000 words); Automotive: swivel seats, product specifications (May 2013) Proofreading of technical manual (130 pages); Automotive: Airtech electrical valves (May 2013) Transcriptions of English interviews (3 hours); Medical: infectious diseases (May 2013) Website content translation (2,500 words); Product listings: gadgets (February 2013) Soap-making kit instructions (2,000 words); Product leaflet: soap making kit (January 2013) Translation & Proofreading of how-to articles; Various topics, (November 2012 - February 2013) For a detailed list of the projects I have worked on, please visit my profile on ProZ.com: http://www.proz.com/translator/959116

    $20.00 /hr
    592 hours
    4.66
  9. David Marcus

    David Marcus

    Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Journalist and Transcriber

    South Africa - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer; Microsoft Certified Professional. Journalist; Transcriber, Subtitles, Travel Planning. US ENGLISH SPELLING: 1st place out of over half a million test takers! 85 Words Per Minute, 100% Accuracy. My Travel Addiction: I have travelled overland by: Public Transport Motorcycle 4x4 Vehicle Through 74 Countries over the last 20 years of my travelling adult life. I have met many interesting people during these adventures and have acquired insight into how the world works. For 2 years I have specialized in transcribing, which I do while travelling, and have acquired knowledge in many different areas, as I prefer to do academic research interviews. All of my clients are extremely satisfied with the quality of my work.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $44.44 /hr
    67 hours
    4.88
  10. Marine P.

    Marine P.

    English to French translator

    France - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    Hello, my name is Marine, and my native language is French. I am a professional translator and I have a have degree in Applied Foreign Languages in English, Japanese and Korean. I have done a lot of freelance translation in various fields. My area of expertise is educational content. I am currently working for Coursera localizing their learning platform, and I also worked for the company Education First. I have worked for the language learning website Livemocha as well, both as a translator and a content creator (French lessons). I have also translated for courses for two different institutions. Additionally, I worked as a French language tutor for a year in Korea. But even though educational content is my preference, I am comfortable in many other fields as well. I have worked many hours for Webinterpret here on Odesk (ebay listings). I have also been working for Strakertranslations for over a year, and there I translate mostly technical, legal or marketing documents. I have done a lot of "one time" translations here on Odesk as well, with many different subjects. If you need a fast and accurate French translator, please contact me !

    $22.00 /hr
    349 hours
    4.99