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Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Adele H.

    Adele H.

    Online typist and editor

    Australia

    I am an organised and hardworking person, capable of working under pressure. I have a Certificate III in Business and very good keyboard and typing skills. Three years ago, I became a parent for the first time. I’m looking for an online position, so that I am able to return to the workforce, yet continue to raise my daughter.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Suraj Sah

    Suraj Sah

    Virtual Assistant, Data Entry, Customer Support

    Nepal - Portfolio: 2

    I offer wide variety of services including Virtual Assistant works, eCommerce, Data Entry, Web Research, Customer Support, Email and Chat support, Real Estate Management and Technical Support. I am an independent, young and energetic freelancer from Nepal. I have completed close to thirty projects on Elance alone working for more than 1000 hours. The things matters the most to me is trust, 100% satisfaction of my clients, perfect quality, & very quick response time. My level of English and grasping power is HIGH. TESTIMONIALS: “Extremely fast worker, very responsive. Would consider hiring again.” — bizwhizph “Very professional, very fast, will hire again ” — sgrecruitmentguru “It was really great to work with Chandan! I'm satisfied with his work, thanks a lot!” — HaukeFokken “Really Great Job! Always Eligible for ReHire!” — JetriviaWhitehurst And lots of more to come. Invite me if you need me for your project.

    $3.00 /hr
    26 hours
    0.00
  3. Gina B.

    Gina B.

    Data Entry/Web Research/Administrative Support/Quality Control

    Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I finish computer related course and first worked as cashier/service crew in well known food shop in our city. Then i worked as a computer sales representative then went to teaching computer subject both in primary and secondary level. But above all these experiences, what matters in doing a job is that you love your job and interested to learn more to improve your skills. There are people that dont like clerical work and data entry jobs but not me. I can assure you that i have all the patience to do my job.

    $10.00 /hr
    5,692 hours
    5.00
  4. Marienneth kathleen D.

    Marienneth kathleen D.

    Excellent Customer Service Relation and Administrative works.

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I have been in the customer service field (email, chat, and phone) for almost 9 years now. I am excellent in handling email responses and managing chats. I also have an experience being a phone support specialist. Providing outstanding customer assistance is my passion and rectifying one's issue is my goal in every contact. I don't just fix the issue for the customer, I also make them feel delighted and appreciated. I am a very fast learner and I am open to learn new software needed to be able to perform my job. I have an experience using SupportCenter, Velaro, KANA, Zendesk, and many more. I am professional, friendly, upbeat, compassionate, positive, and always make sure that I am knowledgeable enough to resolve all customer issues in a timely manner. I can work under pressure with minimum supervision. I am trustworthy; committed to superior customer service; detail oriented, resourceful; and be able to multi-task effectively. Also, I am very much willing to undergo training if necessary.

    $12.22 /hr
    5,280 hours
    5.00
  5. Diah A.

    Diah A.

    English-Indonesian/javanese Translator, F/P Designer, Web Research

    Indonesia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    English-Indonesian/Javanese Translator/Transcriber, Fashion Design / Pattern Maker, Graphics Designer / Image Editing / Remove Background Web Research / Data Entry Social Media Manager ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello, I was born in Yogyakarta, Central Java, and now I live and work in Indonesia. As a native I can help you to transcribe or proofreading Indonesian and Javanese language, or translation English into Indonesian and Javanese. If you need help from native Indonesian in order to accomplish your project, i believe i can help you. I have bachelor degree of law and now i'm on my way finishing my master thesis in Chief Information Officer Program. My current job is working as an auditor for government institution. As an auditor, beside public accounting, I'm familiar using ms excel, ms word, powerpoint and also good in data entry, and translating English to Indonesia in financial term. This current job sometimes make me have to travel all around Indonesia, especially east Indonesia. As a creative person, I also like doing some creative work like drawing, fashion designing, pattern making, editing in photoshop or coreldraw, and writing in bahasa Indonesia. I really appreciate that you have spending your time reading my profile. Thank you.

    $9.00 /hr
    39 hours
    5.00
  6. Sharon Fell

    Sharon Fell

    Proofreader/Editor

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a professional writer and editor with experience in web content and high volume article editing. I absolutely despise reading something that has only been "spell checked" and not content and usage checked. Therefore, I am thorough, careful and clear in my work. I have a diverse background. I have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering. I have been a help desk supervisor for a large corporation. I have worked in Real Estate, both in sales and appraisals. I have also done telemarketing for a non-profit organization. Personally, I am also the wife of a disabled husband, and mother of two amazing young adults giving me a wealth of varied knowledge (even if my kids don't always agree)! I previously was the Editing Manager for a web content company in the UK and an editor for several other companies on a part-time basis.

    $22.22 /hr
    444 hours
    4.65
  7. Maria inês P.

    Maria inês P.

    Lifestyle and Travel Writer

    Portugal - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I have a passion for writing and have always incorporated it in my professional and personal life. With a minor in Communications, I now seek to expand my professional experience in this area by gaining more experience. Although I am of Portuguese nationality, I lived in Canada and the US for over seven years during my teenage years and I completed my Master's degree in Ireland all of which has made me a native English speaker. My competencies: - Native English and Portuguese speaker with excellent writing skills - B2 Level of French and Spanish - Proofreading and Editing Skills - Ability to time manage and deliver tasks on time - Reliable and organized - Good communicator - Attention to detail - Eager to work Professional Experience: - Journey Beyond Travel: Regular contributor to the agency's travel guide. - Simply Holiday Deals: 6 months experience as the main copywriter for this travel website. - AIDGLOBAL: Regularly translating (Portuguese-English) news articles as they are released since February 2014 - Fundação LIGA: Translation (Portuguese-English and Portuguese-Spanish) of the website I am very eager to work and I have plenty of time to complete tasks with great quality and on time. Let's work together!

    $22.22 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  8. Teresa Nappi

    Teresa Nappi

    Freelance Translator, Proofreader and Localizer

    Italy - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a Translator, Proofreader, Localizer and a Foreign languages teacher (English, Spanish and Italian L2). Meticulous, extremely professional and highly oriented to deliver top quality results despite the effort that it may imply. I always look for high quality and “perfection”. Motivated, hard-working and eager to acquire new knowledge to improve and expand my skills. Organized, efficient and endowed with a strong work ethic and a natural disposition to work well in team but also independently and under tight deadlines.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Arleen N.

    Arleen N.

    Japanese Translator JLPT 1, Transcriptionist, Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    My 12 years experience in translation includes translations in the fields of automotive manufacturing, disk manufacturing, laws and legal documents and contracts, IT and software development and sales, leisure, travel and tourism, gaming sports, casino, accounting and management and many other more. My core competency and strength as translator lies in the completion of a project in due time and efficient use of appropriate technical terms. I continuously seek background knowledge in various fields for me to have a complete comprehension of what I have to translate and to deliver quality work. I have also gained my skills in transcription, data entry working as assistant to Japanese Expatriates where I developed the value of being goal-oriented. The mantra I use and which is my ultimate goal in every project I take is CLIENT SATISFACTION.

    $11.11 /hr
    117 hours
    4.80