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  1. Thi Nhung Dang

    Thi Nhung Dang

    Expert Vietnamese Translator - Localization Specialist

    Serbia - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Hello Folks, I'm a native speaker of Vietnamese who is proficient in English in all respects. I have 6-YEAR working experience as a professional translator/localization expert/proofreader/transcriber. I can guarantee high-quality accurate translations which truly convey both style and meaning of the source texts. I take pride in my work; therefore, I take utmost care to make sure my work is flawless before submitting! I'm Reliable, Detail-Oriented, Deadline-Driven and Prompt. Your satisfaction is my key work, so I always work hard to achieve that by using my competent skills, extensive knowledge and vast experience through the years. I look forward to discussing the projects with you in greater detail. Skype ID: thi_nhung_d1 Sincerely, Thi Nhung I offer English to Vietnamese and Vietnamese to English related services including, but not limited to: - LOCALIZATION - WEBSITE - LEGAL NORMATIVE - FINANCE - MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE - POLITICS - Marketing - Web contents - Apps - Technical - etc. Other skills: - Web Research - Data entry - Google Drive - English Teaching - MS Office whole package. - POEdit Translating - Transcribing - Article Writing - Email Handling - Administrative Support - Market Research - CRM (Zoho, Limelight, Insightly, Highrise) - Ticket Reservation - Lead Generation

    $10.00 /hr
    239 hours
    4.99
  2. Kaja Szymanska

    Kaja Szymanska

    Professional Polish/English/German translator

    Poland - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    If you need a diligent and reliable person to deliver high quality work, you have just found whom you were looking for. I am a native Polish speaker with proficient English, fluent Czech, German and Italian and basic knowledge of several other languages (namely Spanish, Slovak and Latin). I have worked as a translator and proof-reader for the past 7 years and offer excellent quality translations especially (but not only) in the fields of academic humanities, business, media, historical archives and medicine. I have a Master's degree from the Jagiellonian University where I studied Polish and Czech studies as well as linguistics, and spent a year-abroad scholarship at UCL, where I achieved first-class results e.g. in Czech and Slovak to English translations. I currently work in co-operation with an academic journal ("Terminus") and the Jagiellonian University Press as a translator and English editor. I always do my utmost and hit the deadlines. I am particularly keen to translate all kinds of historical data, archives, casual articles, academic papers, literary texts, financial documents etc. I can also do technical translations, captions, advertisments, manuals and all other sorts of text. I use CAT tools, if applicable.

    $15.00 /hr
    166 hours
    5.00
  3. Frances Nathalie Aucutt

    Frances Nathalie Aucutt

    Writer | digital:print

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    http://onceuponaverse.com/ Writing wherever the wind takes me. I am an adaptable and professional, published freelance writer, producing effective and engaging copy for a range of platforms both on and off-line. I will enhance your brand's public image with powerful content that will make you want to sing your heart out. Attention to detail and an understanding of the time constraints often involved in work of this nature result in fresh, well crafted work, turned around quickly. I can write about a range of subjects with flair and confidence for websites, blogs, emailers, flyers, magazines, posters and newsletters in addition to being able to proof and edit existing copy. Portfolio: http://onceuponaverse.com/ Education: BA (Hons) English Language & Literature (2006), University of Liverpool.

    $33.33 /hr
    352 hours
    4.93
  4. Nathalie M.

    Nathalie M.

    English to French translator (french native speaker)

    France - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a French native speaker, and I understand english as my own language. I am fully dedicated to any job I started and very professional. I am a hard worker, willing to deliver accurate translation within the time frame. I am honest about what I can do or not. Of course all my translations are 100% human. I am looking for a long term partnership. All documents transmitted and conversations will remain totally confidential. Previous employers have been very satisfied by my work, as you may see on the feedbacks left. So don't hesitate to contact me. I am available for : translation from english to french, french proofreading, french writing, transcription, typing and voice recording, and more.

    $17.78 /hr
    1,656 hours
    5.00
  5. Renata Alvarez

    Renata Alvarez

    Language Consultant / Translator / Proofreader / Editor - EN,DE,CZ

    Czech Republic - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I am a Czech native with a native-like level of English and German. My fourth language is Spanish. I have a Master degree in English and German and currently, I have been running my own language office where I provide professional language consulting, teaching, translating and proofreading. Languages are my passion and my 8 year language consulting experience has brought me great opportunities to teach and consult anything from general to finance and business English and German all over Europe. Among my most valued experience belongs the 3 year language consulting and training cooperation for the Europe´s leading energy company E.on. I am not afraid of any challenge. If you are looking for a responsible, punctual and detailed professional, I am the right person for you. I can guarantee 100% satisfaction. Thank you for taking the time visiting my profile.

    $11.11 /hr
    23 hours
    5.00
  6. Marta O.

    Marta O.

    Experienced Polish-English Translator, International Sales Rep.

    Poland - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 4

    Hello! I am native Polish fluent in English. I've been using English language for past 15 years, including 3 years spent in UK. My current job involves using English language on a day-to-day basis, hence once can say, that my skills evolve every day ;) I am an International Sales Rep. and apart from standard sales routines, my duties include Polish to English and English to Polish translations (incl. software, website, correspondence) and interpreting - face to face, via telephone and during business meetings. I am perfectionist (some might say it is a disadvantage...) however it is a very handy feature at work (at least, that's what my boss say... ;) I am looking forward to work for you!

    $8.89 /hr
    38 hours
    4.99
  7. MIHAI CHIRILA

    MIHAI CHIRILA

    Clinical Psychologist/ Transpersonal Psychotherapist

    United States - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am currently in the process of completing my final year of post-graduate education and training in the field of clinical psychology. Hence, the educational and clinical work requirements to become licensed as a fully qualified and licensed psychotherapist and clinical psychologist will be met the end of the year. My formal education primarily consists of two separate bachelor of arts and science degrees in economics and psychology. Furthermore, I successfully completed a masters degree in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. As mentioned previously, I am momentarily enrolled in a four-year post-graduate program focusing on active training in psychotherapy. This program is similar to a doctoral program in terms of duration and schema. I attended and obtained my first degree at Hawaii Pacific University, after which I continued my studies and professional development in Europe. My areas of expertise directly relate to the fields of clinical psychology, psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and personal development -- However, I have a vast history of experience with customer service/chat support. My MBTI personality type is INTJ. I am very passionate about the relationship between the mind brain mechanisms and psychoactive agents. Ultimately, I have gained great command of virtually all classes of psychiatric medication being used-- dosage, mechanisms of action, pharmacodynamics, etc. Being truly motivated to develop professionally, I am always up-to-date with clinical research in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. My past work experience includes positions at higher education institutions (both online and on campus) -- mainly providing online academic support and direction to students via e-mail, chat and telephone. Prior to this, I also held a fundraising position with the department of Institutional Advancement at a private university in Honolulu, Hawaii. As far as my foreign languages skills, I speak several ones fluently- German, Spanish and Romanian. In the past, I have also gained extended professional experience in other field/areas pertaining to customer service support, academics, high-end retail, fund raising, office support as well as administrative assistance. My skill set also includes operating and working with various computer operating systems, platforms and databases.

    $10.50 /hr
    76 hours
    4.40
  8. Manuela V.

    Manuela V.

    English - German Professional Translation & Proofreading

    Germany - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Professional translation from English to German and vice versa. I was raised up in a multilingual family (English and German). I have years of experience working as a translator, proofreader and private tutor and lived in three different countries, expanding my knowledge in both business and day-to-day language. Working on oDesk and similar sites, my translation and proofreading work includes: Websites Books User Information/ manuals APPs Technical/ software translations Business plans and proposals Products & product descriptions CVs

    $22.22 /hr
    768 hours
    5.00
  9. Sharonjoy P.

    Sharonjoy P.

    Keen Proofreader/Editor, English Teacher with degree in Linguistics

    Philippines - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 6

    After teaching English for more than 5 years, I am now embarking on an online career, and have gained a fairly extensive experience particularly in proofreading and editing various materials. Having keen attention to detail and being particular with correct grammar, proofreading and editing is my forte.I am a deadline-driven multi-tasker who can work under pressure. Putting out good quality work is important to me as I give my best in whatever I do. I dare say that having me in your team could be one of the best decisions you've ever made.

    $8.89 /hr
    1,493 hours
    4.98
  10. Nguyen Phuong Bao

    Nguyen Phuong Bao

    Market Research Analyst, English-Vietnamese-Chinese Translator

    Vietnam - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I have 6 years of experience in translation work. I can translate contents in various subjects, including: Economics, Finance and Accounting, Business, Marketing and Advertising, Medical (General, Pharmaceutical, Medical Equipment, etc.), Technical, IT and Localization, Legal... I can also offer market research, internet research, academic research and report writing (competition analysis, demographic analysis, site analysis, price benchmark and pricing strategy, etc.). My experience when working for a Danish company specializing in retail network development and retail real estate development allows me to create reports of high quality and rich of information. I am proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Trados and also able to use Adobe Photoshop. For each job that I have, I always invest 100% of my ability to ensure I'll deliver my clients high quality products. Good time management makes it possible for me to submit my work to clients on time.

    $11.00 /hr
    68 hours
    5.00