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Tatjana Marcok

Tatjana Marcok

Reliable, efficient and dedicated assistant.

Serbia - Tests: 2

10 years in a bank as Client Adviser and manager helped me develop skills that you can use now. I understand and know everything about deadlines, workload, stress related to all... and I can help. I am excellent in Time Management (I held trainings on the topic; and I am in top 5% tested on Elance) and I can help you organize. Also, I can help you with whatever part of the workload you have: - emails/ correspondence - reports writing - data entry - typing (65wpm) - transcription - document/books formatting/arranging - article/blog writing I am a honest and hard worker and am always striving to exceed expectations. I am a goal achiever, never missed a deadline and I was appreciated for my transparency and dedication by employers and clients equally. Try me, and you won't regret it, since the job given to me is "job done well and on time".

98% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
1,487 hours

Rafaela Lima

Rafaela Lima

Efficiency and quality in everything I do.

Brazil - Tests: 4

Hello, I am Rafaela. I am Brazilian. For about 4 years now I have been working as a Tester. I am able to test softwares of all kinds. Also, I have experience with translation. I lived in NYC for a quite while what let me learn a lot of English, so today I also work with translations. I use UpWork as my second income, so I work with high quality and efficiency in everything I do to make my name shine in this big community.

99% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
829 hours

Alexandra Torres

Alexandra Torres

Bilingual Virtual Assistant / Spanish Translator

Venezuela - Tests: 4

I'm a 25 year old woman who just graduated from Law School, I've developed myself in different areas of law by working in different companies for the last 4 years. At first I worked at an International Telecommunications Company and was able to use english on a daily basis, since some of the work consisted on reading and writing contracts for the company. After that I was able to work at an International Law Firm as an intern, where I also was able to develop my skills in english. I've finished an english course at the British Council and I've been talking english for the past 12 years with different people from around the world. My native language is spanish so that qualifies me to be able to translate basic and legal stuff from one language to the other.

$8.00 /hr
8 hours

Jasmine B.

Jasmine B.

English/Arabic Translation/ Customer Service/Web research/ Data Entry

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

First Place Translation skills!!!! 4 Years with this site, I'm committed to deliver the best quality top notch work to my clients. I am usually a hard worker and dedicated to my job. I hold a Bachelor degree in Biology . Speak fluent Arabic( Native) and English, Living in the States for a long time gave me the strength to understand the western culture very well! I also hold two diplomas one in Business Administration and other in Culture Studies. I can translate English to Arabic /Arabic to English, proofreading websites and articles, provide Power Points presentations/ Movies using Movie maker or Video Studio or Sony. I enjoy social media websites, and Youtube and have my personal Arabic kids related channel with 45k + Subscriber. I can work in the Data entry and editing field and web research. I type 55-60/wpm. Your satisfaction is my goal, message me to see how can i assist you.

100% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
754 hours

Tanitsa Yodchomyan

Tanitsa Yodchomyan

Experience in Translation, Data entry and Customer service

Belgium - Tests: 1

Dear all, I am an experienced professional with experience in holding a B.BVA in international business and management. I have several years of experience working for multinational companies and I have also lived in over 6 different countries. I am very experienced in the field of fashion, translations, customer service and many other fields.

$12.00 /hr
1 hours

Elena V.

Elena V.

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

Turkey - 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

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
6,822 hours

Adelaida A.

Adelaida A.

Research Ninja

United Kingdom - 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.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
3,172 hours

Serghei Babaraica

Serghei Babaraica

Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

Moldova - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

I have over 12 years of experience in translation and interpreting behind my belt from Russian into English and vice versa, and I have also picked up the skills of article writer and transcriber alog the way. Majored in English language and literature. Work well under pressure and in international environment as I've worked with people of various nationalities (British, Irish, American, Dutch) as well as people in various fields. Provided translation for various fields, such as sport, religion, business, business, history, medical and technical. So far I have translated 4 full-fledged books. I also possess writing skills, as I've written numerous essays, short stories and poems. Have written articles for various websites and magazines. I'm hoping to broaden my horizons here at oDesk and acquire certain skills that will benefit me in the future, as well as benefit my employers.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
7,642 hours

Chris Vekemans

Chris Vekemans

Voice Over - Translator Dutch-Spanish-English-German

Spain - Tests: 7

Professional and successful Voice Over artist and Translator since 2005. Fully bilingual European SPANISH / DUTCH speaker and highly proficient in both ENGLISH and GERMAN. Fully equipped home studio, PRESONUS, with latest software providing perfectly clear sound with large diaphragm high condenser microphone and pop filter for excellent audio recording. Working full-time as freelancer for international clients such as Bosch, eBay, Marriott International, Ryanair and more … Highly results-oriented, first-class communicator, fully capable of meeting challenging deadlines and exceptional organizational and communication skills. Source languages : Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English and German target languages: Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English

99% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
2,047 hours