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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. Frederic Premat

    Frederic Premat

    Reliability and quality

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

    French native certified translator. Precise, reliable and experienced in translations from English (Us and British) to French in technical, business, marketing, IT, legal, travel, food and fashion areas, Apps and websites localizations. I am recognized by and declared to the French Administration as a translator, producing invoices of my work for your business bookkeeping needs (my tax numbers are Siren n° 799 636 980 and Siret n° 799 636 980 00010). I can assist you by translating and writing French-language texts that are more relevant to a French audience, with the proper Gallic « tournure », twist. The art of translation is as old as written literature. Translation must take into account constraints that include context, the rules of grammar of the two languages, their writing conventions, and their idioms. A common misconception is that there exists a simple word-for-word correspondence between any two languages, and that translation is a straightforward mechanical process; such a word-for-word translation, however, cannot take into account context, grammar, conventions, and idioms. To be a good translator, it is necessary to understand the internal system of a language and the context of the entire text being translated. Thus, the translator will be able to produce the same effect in both languages. Very aware of the new leading technologies, my extensive exposure to the English language from an early age and my years of experience as a translator are my strongest points. You’ll get a turnkey file, fully edited and produced and ready for immediate use. Prompt Service: Turnarounds of under 24 hours! Prompt communication, available in a variety of means. Software: Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Poedit.Wordfast/AEGISUB. I live in France, about two and a half hours from Paris and one hour from both Nantes and Rennes. I have a fast broadband internet connection, a state-of-the art computer system as well as numerous desk reference materials. I sincerely hope my application will attract your attention and I'll be happy to give you further details if necessary.. Please inquire about project pricing and long-term assistance so we can develop a plan that works for you.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,089 hours
    4.94
  2. Alexandre L.

    Alexandre L.

    Expert translator and proofreader

    Tunisia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 11

    After several years of experience of work in an international background, I have opened my own business. Here is what I can easily do for you: - translate from EN/DE/RU to FR - translate from FR∕DE/RU to EN - manage social networks - manage a website' backend - write texts (for SEO or other) - proofread texts in French - Teach any of my language pairs Please don't hesitate to ask me if you want to know more about me. I am always happy to learn something new, so feel free to contact me if you want make an offer.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,023 hours
    4.91
  3. Lesley G.

    Lesley G. Agency Contractor

    Freelance Writer / Dutch - English Translator

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 33

    I'm a native English freelance writer and translator with a strong business background, superlative language skills and a profound knowledge of Dutch. An accomplished copywriter with a proven track record in crafting compelling SEO web content, blogs, articles and product descriptions, I additionally specialise in delivering seamless Dutch to English translations. With over 20 years professional experience in the IT / Financial Services sector, I'm self-starting, fast, accurate, flexible and reliable, and invariably keen to discuss future collaborations with interesting and challenging clients. Recent feedback includes: - Lesley provided beautiful work in a short amount of time. Would definitely work with her again. - Excellent work. Lesley has an excellent grasp of English language and grammar. - I have received more than expected, a real pleasure working with and I highly recommend her services. - Great writer and would definitely recommend

    Associated with: MPLG Consultancy Agency

    $44.44 /hr
    3,145 hours
    5.00
  4. 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
    7,296 hours
    5.00
  5. Eyleen Viglianco

    Eyleen Viglianco

    Outstanding Translator English-Spanish. Great writer and researcher

    Argentina - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8

    I am a completely bilingual professional with a proficient writen and oral domain of English and Spanish. I have been working as a freelance translator and writer for over 8 years. I am strongly dependable, trustworthy and hardworking. My goal is to establish a long term relationship with my buyer and continue to develop my language skills.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,186 hours
    4.99
  6. Gisela von Brunn

    Gisela von Brunn

    Translator

    Germany - Last active: 2 days 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
    2,930 hours
    4.96
  7. 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
    2,469 hours
    5.00
  8. 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
  9. Violeta Lemekh

    Violeta Lemekh

    Personal assistance, internet monitoring, Translating

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day 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
    6,699 hours
    5.00