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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. Mark Hofmann

    Mark Hofmann

    Translator, Graphic Designer, Video Editor, Videographer, Photographer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I'm a digital artist specializing in videography, video editing, motion graphics, and graphic design. Additionally, I'm available for German/English translations (native German speaker - born and raised in Germany). Please have a look at my work posted here on oDesk, or visit my website to view the complete portfolio: http://www.mark-a-hofmann.com

    $28.00 /hr
    1,632 hours
    5.00
  2. Christian P.

    Christian P. Agency Contractor

    Social Media and SEO Expert - since 1998

    Austria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 1

    My two core competencies are social media optimization and translation (English/German). As a native German-speaker and thanks to my seven-year stay in South Africa I have insight into how languages are actually used compared towhat you learn in school. I have worked as a freelance translator and am doingtranslations now through odesk.com. Over the past 15 years I have worked in different fields of administration, sales, social media and search engine optimization. I worked 10 years in Austria both in sales and SEO before I moved to South Africa to be in sales for an online shop of a large electronic consumer company. I currently live in Austria working as a self-employed social media consultant and translator.

    Associated with: Carantania

    $34.90 /hr
    3,918 hours
    4.96
  3. Caroline Fakhr-Laure

    Caroline Fakhr-Laure

    French German Spanish English writer, proofreader...

    Greece - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 15

    Use my language skills (French, German: native, English Spanish : fluent) for project management/administration, research, localization, writing, customer service, simple translations, in short: anything that might help your business.

    $27.78 /hr
    7,318 hours
    5.00
  4. Gisela von Brunn

    Gisela von Brunn

    Translator

    Germany - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18

    Over the last decades I have worked regularly as a translator and proofreader. I'm flawlessly fluent in German, English and Spanish, and very competent in Dutch, French and Portuguese. Moreover I have studied some other languages. I have written and published theatre plays in Spanish and short stories and poetry in German and English. My computer skills are above average, although not very specialised.

    $17.50 /hr
    2,933 hours
    4.96
  5. Adelaida A.

    Adelaida A.

    Research Ninja

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello! I am a multilingual, highly experienced professional. Two years ago I decided to go off the beaten path, leave my managerial position in fashion retail, which I loved so much and relocate abroad. That was the beginning of a very exciting freelance journey. I have a proven record of meeting and exceeding expectations and I always work as if I'm doing the job for myself. Mediocrity isn't something I cope with, so you can expect utmost attention to detail and fast turnaround. Currently studying Marketing management with entrepreneurship and working on my freelancer portfolio. To date, I have successfully completed over 100 research, data and translation projects with a focus on company research. Language certificates: - C1 level in Russian (mother tongue) - IELTS band 8 - B2 level in French I'm also fluent in Bulgarian (mother tongue) and can work my way around in Greek, Arabic and Spanish.

    $11.11 /hr
    2,487 hours
    5.00
  6. Violeta Lemekh

    Violeta Lemekh

    Personal assistance, internet monitoring, Translating

    Belarus - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I consciously built my education on the following principles: learning as much as possible languages, creative approach to the execution of any task, the high quality of the work done and continuous improvement of the results. Now I freely communicate in Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and English, learning German and Italian. I publish analytical articles in different languages ​​and work on Russian freelance sites. My desire to grow and not to stand constantly moves me towards new goals and I am confident that this desire would lead me to the top of the career analyst and journalist.

    $11.11 /hr
    6,721 hours
    5.00
  7. Jolanta K.

    Jolanta K.

    Polish Translator & Researcher

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Native Polish Translator, Interpreter, Researcher and Recruiter Services provided: - translation to Polish - software translation, website translation, business translation, travel, insurance, market research questionnaires. - proofreading - interpreting - face to face and telephone interpreting, interpreting business meetings - market research and telemarketing - B2B and B2C, qualitative and quantitative research - business research in Poland - media research, researching statistical data, telephone research - communication with clients, potential clients or suppliers based in Poland providing cultural insight - product sourcing, looking for suppliers in Poland - searching business directories. I've been using Alibaba.com website for 6 years. - attending conferences Qualifications: - postgraduate diploma in conference interpreting - postgradudate diploma in translation - MSc in Environmental Management from a UK University - MSc in Geography from a Polish university - fully FPC (Financial Planning Certificate) qualified - UK qualifications Job experience: - translation, interpreting and proofreading of websites, software, market research questionnaires and surveys, business meetings, travel. - sales support in the insurance and banking industry - market research and telemarketing I am looking for long term relationships with quality employers. More information on: http://businessinpoland.pl.tl/

    Groups: oTranslators

    $22.22 /hr
    1,565 hours
    4.99
  8. Manolito Sulit

    Manolito Sulit

    Tagalog/Filipino Translator, Web Admin, DE & Content Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

    Thank you for your interest in my profile. You can call me Manny. A published writer in Filipino and a former teacher of the language, my poems and stories are collected in paperback, ebook and magazine editions. I have also written, directed and produced a full-length indie movie. I've got my Journalism degree from UST and some postgraduate translation units during my stint at DLSU. My oDesk career has started way back in 2008 as a VA doing data entry for MLS. After a year, an offer came to implement Internet marketing strategies that promote language learning products and also to develop affiliate sites. Since then, more clients have entrusted me with more exciting jobs related to content, data entry, online marketing, website management and the like. I look forward to working with you in your project. Best regards.

    $12.00 /hr
    6,275 hours
    4.92
  9. Vasilis T.

    Vasilis T.

    Experienced Software Translator and Data Entry Specialist

    Greece - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a student in software engineering with experience in open source software localization. I was part of the Greek translation team for the Gnome project localizing mostly documentation files and I am the lead translator of the open source QupZilla web browser & Popcorn Time application to Greek. Other experience: Some animation with Adobe Flash CS6, Data Entry, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Wordpress.

    $11.11 /hr
    3,856 hours
    5.00