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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. Tracy Johnson

    Tracy Johnson

    Translator/Writer/Admin/Social Media

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    I am a multi-talented professional with over 5 years experience that speaks fluent English, Spanish and Swedish. I have worked in translation for a total of 3 years, working with translations from Spanish to English and from Swedish to English for business websites. I have experience translating and writing for websites with a focus in SEO content creation. In addition, I have strong administrative skills and advanced abilities in the Microsoft Office suite. I have worked as a project coordinator and hold a certification in Strategic Project Management. My education includes a Bachelors (Honors) in Journalism and Spanish from New York University, and I am currently completing a Masters in Tourism Business Management at ESERP Business School in Barcelona.

    $20.00 /hr
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  2. Margarita Urbanovskaya

    Margarita Urbanovskaya

    Editor and Translator

    Russia - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 5

    I'm an experienced copy editor and translator. I work with Russian, which is my native language, English and Spanish, as well as with German (I can translate only written texts from German). My working experience is mostly linked with Russian online media, including those in English. My latest job was at TASS news agency, where I supported and edited the website's English version since the relaunch of its new design in 2013. I have a master's degree in journalism and I know the online media lexicon and environment pretty well. I can proofread and edit texts in Russian and English, and do translations, as I've mentioned above.

    $11.00 /hr
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  3. Claudia Barraza

    Claudia Barraza

    Experienced English/Spanish translator, teacher

    United States - Last active: 12/29/2014 - Tests: 5

    My name is Claudia and I am an experienced mexican teacher/translator holding a Bachelor´s degree in Language teaching and translation from the Autonomous University of Baja California. Native like English and Spanish proficiency, 10 years experience in the field. I´ve been teaching English and Spanish for various different levels from beginners to advanced, conversational levels throughout several different language academies, universities, and different grade schools in Baja California. I also have 6 years experience translating from Spanish/English and vice versa. I am currently studying my second Bachelor´s degree in Food Science and Nutrition so I am familiar with medical terms as well. I'm also available for correction and revision of translations or articles. I will always deliver quality in a timely manner.

    $33.33 /hr
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  4. Delphine Peureux

    Delphine Peureux

    Native French Translator & Voice Over - 1st place on oDesk skill test

    United States - Last active: 08/08/2014 - Tests: 3

    As a native French speaker born and raised in Paris but currently residing in the United States, I can read, write and speak both languages fluently. I scored 1st place out of 10110 test takers on the oDesk French To English Translation Skills Test. I have over ten years of experience translating French to English / English to French, and I have also worked on a variety of projects as an interpreter, proofreader, and voice-over. I own my own professional recording material to ensure excellent voice-over quality. Give me a try! You won't be disappointed!

    $14.44 /hr
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  5. Ismael M.

    Ismael M.

    Programmer, UI Designer, Translator and Assistant.

    Mexico - Last active: 12/13/2014 - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a programmer and UI designer located in Mexico. I like clean, understandable code and also enjoy designing usable and minimalistic user interfaces. I have experience administrating databases, and giving tech or administrative support. I'm very fluent in the English and Spanish languages so I can provide assistance with translation requests.

    $10.00 /hr
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  6. Nurul Azizah Ikhsani Ikhsani

    Nurul Azizah Ikhsani Ikhsani

    Indonesia - Last active: 11/18/2014

    I am a fast learner and fast-response person. I do not like to delay something. I always do things as soon as possible before the deadline. It helps me to finish another coming task which I must do and prevent bad things in the future. I also like learning something new about any field. That is why I usually read books and browse any information on internet in my spare times as two of my hobbies. It helps me to gain my knowledge and skills and be open-minded person. Thus, it helps me when dealing with translation matter. I will be familiar with the words and easy to translate some documents, articles, newspaper, etc. Since my background of study is English Department - Literature - Linguistics - Language, I have been very similar to something which is related to language matter, such as translation, writing, language teaching, interpretation, journalism, media/social media, etc. In translation matter, I have some experiences dealing with several things, such as documents, articles, papers, advertisements, abstracts, and so on. So, according to my knowledge, skills, and experiences, I believe that I could give the best effort to help you solve your language/translation problems. Feel free to ask me and help you anything you need.

    $25.00 /hr
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  7. Arzu EFEOĞLU

    Arzu EFEOĞLU

    Freelance Producer / Fixer

    Turkey - Last active: 12/02/2013

    I am ready to be hired by you for any of the following positions: Researching Analyst, Freelance Fixer/Producer or English/Persian Translator. I have all the skills and experience that make me a competitive candidate in the media industry. I am ready to accept any new challenges that may be put in front of me. If given an opportunity to work for your company I will fulfil the given work with utmost dedication and loyalty. I have nearly two years of experience working in the real-time production side at Ihlas News Agency. While working in the operations department, I produced live and tape play-out broadcasts to clients across the world, communicating in Turkish, English, and Persian. Currently, I am a freelance producer and fixer, with TV Asahi Japan being one of my clients. Moreover, I speak English and Persian at fluent levels and have a basic knowledge of Arabic. As a final note, I have been told that I am a positive, and enthusiastic person despite having to work in stressful situations.

    $33.33 /hr
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  8. Marija Stefanovska

    Marija Stefanovska

    Macedonian-English translator and vice versa, marketing and sales ass

    Macedonia - Last active: 09/25/2014

    Experienced English translator and interpreter with a high knowledge of legal and economic terms. For more than two years I work in a well-known and successful construction company on the position of marketing and sales assistant. My responsibilities include preparation of tender documents for participation on tenders issued by Macedonian and foreign bodies. I am also in charge of following the Macedonian demand regarding the products my company manufactures, preparation of offers and invoices, communication with domestic and foreign clients as well as for translation and adaptation of the contracts with our distributors around Europe. My job entails preparation of weekly and monthly reports. Regarding my free time, especially as a Rotaract member, I am responsible for organizing and conducting humanitarian projects, and teaching business English to adults.

    $30.00 /hr
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  9. Joti Chakma

    Joti Chakma

    The more you learn, the more you earn

    Belarus - Last active: 11/01/2013

    To create a wonderful working relationship to my oDesk employer. My core competency lies in client services and was also exposed to different activities that will enhance client relationship management, operations and training programs for quality assurance. I am also proud to showcase my skills in Administrative Support, Order Processing, Web Research, Data Entry, Lead Verification, Customer Support and Team Management (billing, technical, outbound, Email, Ticket and Chat). I see to it that every project has been done correctly and accurately and can surpass my clients expectations. More of the reason why I scrutinize every angle, triple check all work and perfecting it over-all and going the extra mile to retain client's trust and satisfaction. Sincere, reliable and remarkable professional work is what you'll get.

    $86.67 /hr
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  10. Aline Berseth

    Aline Berseth

    Experienced Administrative Assistant

    Switzerland - Last active: 03/07/2014 - Tests: 1

    10 years of successful experience in the administrative field as: -Secretary - Receptionist - Sales Assistant - Commercial Employer - Case Manager (Insurance) During this time I have built up a strong knowledge and my skills beyond organizational include that of an efficient worker, a logical problem solver, a rational thinker and decision maker, and hardworking. These also include time management, organisation, and computer literacy. Also, from travelling and studying I have become fluent not only in French but also in English. As well as my professional skills, I have honesty, confidence, and reliability to bring to any person seeking a personal assistant. Specialties:administration, customer relations, database administration, delivery, email, english, file management, french, general office duties, insurance, internet explorer, invoicing, lotus notes, meeting facilitation, microsoft excel, microsoft office, microsoft outlook, microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, telephone skills, writing..

    $33.33 /hr
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