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  1. Mark Hofmann

    Mark Hofmann

    Translator, Graphic Designer, Video Editor, Videographer, Photographer

    United States - Last active: 19 hours 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

    $35.00 /hr
    1,728 hours
    5.00
  2. Christian P.

    Christian P. Agency Contractor

    Social Media and SEO Expert - since 1998

    Austria - Last active: 19 hours 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
    3,940 hours
    4.96
  3. Caroline Fakhr-Laure

    Caroline Fakhr-Laure

    French German Spanish English writer, proofreader...

    Greece - Last active: 19 hours 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
    7,525 hours
    5.00
  4. Natalia P.

    Natalia P. Agency Contractor

    Expert Translator/Team Lead - EE languages (Russian/Ukrainian/Polish)

    Argentina - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 39 - Portfolio: 15

    -Translations/Proofreading/Transcription (English / Polish / Russian / Ukrainian) - Data entry, website content, blogs, research, data organizing - Team lead/Admin

    Groups: oTranslators

    Associated with: Logos PETT

    $65.00 /hr
    5,729 hours
    4.99
  5. Elena V.

    Elena V.

    English/Russian/Turkish translator; Transcription; PA; Research

    Turkey - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    /LANGUAGE SERVICES - more than just a translation - ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, TURKISH/ I've graduated from two high schools, in Russia and in the US (as a FLEX grantee), both with the highest GPA's, as well as my BA in Economics. I have 5 years of experience as a translator, including simultaneous interpretation (Rus-Eng, Eng-Rus). I live abroad, had been a TEFL teacher for over 2 years (now studying archaeology) and English is my primary language. Accurate, authentic translations guaranteed! My field of expertise: - MARKETING materials: ads, brochures, slogans, articles; - TECHNICAL descriptions: user manuals, product presentations, quality control; - BUSINESS documents: correspondence, service contracts, customs documents; - EDUCATIONAL materials: children's book 'Finance for Kidz', simultaneous interpretation at seminars and workshops; - SCRIPTS: Russian animated movie 'Masyanya', documentary movie presentation. - Simultaneous interpretation. Turkish translation is being done by my team member, a native Turkish speaker educated and living in the US (BA in Cinema).

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    6,354 hours
    4.99
  6. Adelaida A.

    Adelaida A.

    Research Ninja

    United Kingdom - Last active: 19 hours 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
    2,649 hours
    5.00
  7. Le Nguyen

    Le Nguyen

    Native Vietnamese Translator

    Vietnam - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Vietnamese native with 8 years of experience working as an English <> Vietnamese translator for prestigious private and public entities and also with individuals who require quality translations. My areas of specialization are IT, websites, gaming, business and financial content, marketing, sciences, real estate, law, education, certified documents, semi technical and medical documentation, handbooks and manuals, as well as other general documents. CAT Tools and Platforms: Trados, XTM Could, Smartling, Google Translation Toolkit Services provided: translation, edition, software localization, creative writing.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $16.00 /hr
    3,419 hours
    5.00
  8. Gisela von Brunn

    Gisela von Brunn

    Translator

    Germany - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 19

    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.

    $20.00 /hr
    2,964 hours
    4.96
  9. Dwindy Stanza

    Dwindy Stanza

    Social Media Manager, Facebook Ads Optimizer, Hootsuite Expert

    Indonesia - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 3 years, I have worked on web research for startup companies, small and big businesses. My core competency lies in social media management and research of a new page, and I am seeking opportunities to build bundle of social media project from the ground up for you or your business. In 2013, I decided to be a fulltime contractor and have spent more than 4,000 of fantastic hours with amazing clients in oDesk.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    4,651 hours
    4.99
  10. Manolito Sulit

    Manolito Sulit

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

    Philippines - Last active: 19 hours 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
    6,437 hours
    4.92