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  1. Kumail K.

    Kumail K.

    Veteran Transcriptionist

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an experienced freelance transcriptionist having particular expertise in medical transcription. As a recent top medical graduate, I believe I am extremely qualified to produce highly accurate, well-formatted medical transcripts. However, I also have vast experience with transcribing recordings related to all other fields including legal and technical. Unlike other freelancers, I take extra care to do research to make sure that I get even the most technical proper nouns correct. I strive for accuracy which is why my research skills are top-notch. More generally though, I am an extremely talented freelancer. I provide my clients with regular updates and I never miss any deadlines that I commit to. Hire me for exceptional results. I look forward to working with you.

    $22.00 /hr
    4 hours
    4.99
  2. Roger L.

    Roger L.

    Project Management / SMM&Marketing Specialist/ Portuguese Translator

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

    To go beyond the expectations of those counting on my professional skills and in the areas I am fully capable of providing excellence. Such areas include but are not limited to: Project and team managing skills: Over 5 years of experience managing teams, providing training programs to allow team members to be fully capable of acquiring the necessary skills to perform their daily tasks. Project and Team leadership and experiences have included: - Leading Projects from Start to Finish - Write Extensive and detailed Guidelines - Monitor Team Performance - Plan and provide Team Skill Growth - Manage, Lead, Execute and Monitor projects with dozens to Hundreds of Participants 100% remotely - Weekly team and project detailed reporting Company owner for almost 4 years. Owned a remodeling construction company where I managed a team of 15 professionals in the same area. Which involved duties such as: - Provided training and personal coaching to develop their professional skills in the field. - Responsible for managing and structuring the company while providing services to nationwide companies and personal clients. - Responsible for bills to pay and basic accounting such as maintaining cash flow of the company, cutting checks for the staff - Responsible for projects and duties among our teams Costumer Support Management: More than 2 years of experience with IT Technical Costumer Support, levels 1 and 2. Direct costumer support by phone, remotely and in person for Nestle S/A. Duties involved: - Responsible for providing technical training for team members. - Assignment Group (AG) Tasks - Ticket handling, monitoring, follow up, execution and closure - Task Queue Handling with updates and follow ups - High Priority ticket Management: - TTR System Management : Time to Assign/Reassign Ticket Management System: Which means divide high priority tickets to appropriate assignment groups - SAP Monitoring System: Responsible for providing delicate support for Nestle brokers and clients worldwide while handling multimillion dollar orders of merchandize to big corporations such as Walmart, Carrefour and others SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist. -Technical Content DEVELOPMENT. Document revision. Technical and non-technical documents. -Provided long services for clients -Website ranking Exceptional Translator: Portuguese/English and English/Portuguese I have been in the field of translation since the year of 2000. Through all these years I must say that I have gained extensive knowledge in the field of translation which also includes: - Portuguese to English Audio Transcribing - English to Portuguese Audio Transcribing - General translation Services Additional strong points worth the mention are: - Logical and analytically cable of making quick decisions - Problems identification (E.g. Recurrent incidents) and treatment of the issues raised by the market or internally (OIT) or within project/task scope - Great Communication Skills - Pro-activeness / Collaboration in helping, teaching, and coaching other people, teams and organizations. - Entrepreneurship: Problem Solver, calculated risk taker, Innovator (propose innovation / renovation) and entrepreneur. - Used to working under pressure and capable of handling pressure while multitasking at the same time. Social Media and Internet Marketing Experience in leading and managing companies social media portfolios and brandins. - Responsible for managing online presence, social media accounts, product image and deliverable. Other points include: - Creating a Social Network Marketing Plan - Marketing Techniques for Facebook - Marketing Techniques for Twitter - Marketing Techniques for YouTube - Strategy and Goals - Email Marketing - and others

    Groups: Article Samurai, oTranslators

    $17.78 /hr
    5,044 hours
    4.92
  3. Elena V.

    Elena V.

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

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day 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
    6,533 hours
    4.99
  4. Chris V.

    Chris V.

    Translator/Voice-talent Dutch-Spanish-English-German-French

    Spain - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7

    My name is Chris and I am a native and fully bilingual Castilian-Spanish/Dutch-Flemish speaker living in Mallorca Spain for the last 16 years. Highly results-oriented professional, used to working under pressure and fully capable of meeting challenging deadlines. Exceptional organizational and communication skills are the basis of my work. A passionate translator/voice-over and first-class communicator. With my now 13 years of experience, I am a very committed with extensive background in these language pairs: Source languages : Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English and German target languages: Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English I am not your average translator but someone that lives & loves what he does. In general, my goal is to be the best at what I do, providing optimal results. Experienced MC, strong voice, ideal for publicity, tutorials, or for different accents. With my own personal home recording studio, the Presonus audiobox, I provide excellent audio quality. Perfect clear sound through its high condenser microphone.

    $14.44 /hr
    2,014 hours
    4.94
  5. Pedro Arrioja

    Pedro Arrioja

    Native Spanish English Translator Delphi PHP Yii MySQL Programmer

    Venezuela - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, my name is Pedro Arrioja from Venezuela, My first language is Spanish and I'm speaking/reading/writing english for about 25 years now. I'm a fast skilled English-Spanish-English translator. You won't be dissapointed. I'm an IT Professional (University) and postgrade studies, (System Engineer, with 14 years of experience in web programming and software development), so technical translation won't be a problem. I have experience with HTML/PHP/MySQL/AJAX/Yii/PradoFramework, also Delphi and Paradox. Highly skilled Office Software: Microsoft Office, and OpenOffice.I'm also highly skilled with both Windows and GNU/Linux Operating Systems.

    Groups: SocialEngine

    $22.22 /hr
    11,939 hours
    4.95
  6. Jamin C.

    Jamin C.

    Determined Fast and Reliable

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am currently doing volunteer teaching work in France. I speak, read and write both English and French with English being my first language. I have done translation and interpreting work on an individual basis and for large groups. Over the past 4 years I've worked as a Licensed Personal Banker for 2 large banks in New York. Within the bank I managed the sales team, was responsible for meeting sales goals and assisted the manager in managing all functions of the branch. I have strong sales skills but also excellent oral and written communication skills. Part of my job was written communication with clients from diverse backgrounds. This helped me to become proficient in writing, proofreading, and correction. Also I have worked as a Personal Assistant and Manager where I was in charge of organizing meetings, travel arrangements and doing research projects. As a Personal Assistant I managed the team and kept things running in the office. I touch type 60 words per minute and I am very comfortable working with computers. I have transcribed videos and audio files. I enjoy writing and this passion has helped me to write many articles on a variety of topics in both English and French. I know the value of getting work done quickly and accurately. I am good at leading others to accomplish that same goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    6,821 hours
    4.72
  7. Diana Muniz Barbosa

    Diana Muniz Barbosa

    Administrative and Personal Assistant. Customer Support Manager.

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

    If what you need is an experienced, hard-working, responsible and fast learner person, I can offer that and more. Since I join oDesk I have been a personal assistant, virtual assistant, project manager and administrative manager, I ca help you with many tasks like translations (English-Spanish, Spanish-English, French-Spanish), customer service, market and Internet research, recruiting, administrative support, I am detailed oriented, pro-active and need little supervision. My goal is to make your life easier by giving you the best quality work. Before joining oDesk, I was a long time experienced PR with speciality in fashion and marketing looking to expand my work campus and to help with my knowledge as much as I can. I had work in Milan, Paris, NY, Mexico and some other countries as a PR and marketing consultant, mostly traveling to any place my services were needed including the Middle East. I believe that my experience in all those places makes my profile interesting because of my knowledge of too many different cultures.

    Groups: Pro Customer Service

    $20.00 /hr
    2,786 hours
    5.00
  8. Sergio S.

    Sergio S.

    Web Developer, Multimedia Editor, Portuguese Translator and more

    Portugal - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

    With more than 5 years of experience, i have already developed websites of various types and for different purposes. My skills include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress and Joomla, among others. While developing websites, i have gained plenty of experience with many accessory services, like editing of audio, video and images/photos. I am mainly a web developer, but i also translate. My knowledge of programming and technology makes me especially suited for translating texts with embedded code or technical terms.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,087 hours
    4.99
  9. Diastri Satriantini

    Diastri Satriantini

    Researcher | Virtual Asst | Transcriber | Indonesian Translator

    Indonesia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I lived in the US during high school. I studied International Relations in college, a qualified English-Indonesian translator. I typed 55 wpm in speed. I have experience of working in several multinational companies and was known to have keen eyes for details, and quick to spot grammatical errors, syntax, and sorts. I was a Customer Relations Officer at IALF (job desc included phone calls screening, email responding, prospective customer research), and then a Secretary at AusAid (assisting foreign engineers in meetings, typing official correspondences to the city mayor, translating and interpreting, preparing presentation slides, recruiting office assistants). Browsing the internet is my #1 hobby. I could compare prices of one item from tens of different online shops, or diligently changing keyword search on multiple attempts on search engines to get a certain information as accurate as possible.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,199 hours
    4.98
  10. Jan Oky Tr

    Jan Oky Tr

    Data Mining - Local SEO - PPC - Data Entry - VA - Social Media

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over 5 years experiences in research and data entry field. I am Bachelor graduate in Economy (Tax concentration). I like a challenging job because I can learn something 'great' beyond that and further improve my quality. Data gathering and data handling are my specialties. These past 2 years I have involved in Local SEO and PPC Management. I am looking for opportunities to help you optimize and further developing your business. Best Regards, Jan

    $5.56 /hr
    721 hours
    4.99