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  1. Victoria Griesdoorn

    Victoria Griesdoorn

    Project Manager, Scientist, Translator, Editor -- English and Dutch

    Netherlands - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Victoria is currently on a long-term 40 hrs/week oDesk contract in project management. If you have an equally challenging and rewarding contract, I'd be happy to hear from you. Your consideration is highly appreciated. --- Victoria is an experienced project manager and doctorate-level scientist in the biological sciences and forensic science (12+ years). She has 4+ years experience as a fiction editor and independent publisher. She has extensive experience preparing manuscripts, proofreading and editing both academic texts and works of fiction. Victoria is a Dutch native speaker and English near-native expert. She has lived in the U.S. and U.K. for 10+ years. Victoria also enjoys translation and transcription work; she placed 1st on the English To Dutch Translation Skills test and the Dutch To English Translation Skills test here on oDesk.

    $34.00 /hr
    2,908 hours
    5.00
  2. Onur Serce

    Onur Serce

    ENG-TR Native Turkish Translator/Interpreter, Writer, Statistician

    Turkey - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 19

    If you're looking for a diploma in English Language degree, keep looking. I'm not the one you're looking for. But if you're looking for a good Turkish translation output, here's a TURKISH EXPERT for you! Do not think that every native speaker has perfect writing & wording skills!!! Many Turkish people doesn't have enough knowledge of Turkish grammar! Even your contractor has enough skills of English, do you think that Turkish output will be good? The quality of my work has been verified by profreaders. If you have any question mark about the texts I submit, you are free to double-check it with a proofreader! Yes, proofreading is important to show you accuracy of my work! I even don't mention the translation bots! Using these type of tools is not ethical. I provide you with 100% human translation with high quality for a fair price! The evaluations my clients left on my oDesk profile verify the quality and accuracy of my work. WHY TO CHOOSE ME? - High Quality %100 human translations - Consistent higher quality - Faster delivery - Fair price (I don't overcharge!) MY SPECIALTIES - Website Translation - Technical Translation - Marketing Translation - Financial Translation - Medical and Pharmaceutical Translation - Legal Translation - Transcription and Translation I have been a freelancer for a long time and I have accumulated experience in various areas. As a native Turkish speaker with very good knowledge of English, I have translated many documents & texts from English to Turkish, and vice versa. I have involved in various content managements, SEO, and SMM projects and worked with clients from different parts of the world. I am working towards my BA degree in the Department of Statistics at Aegean University in Izmir, Turkey. In short, as a statistician with strong expertise in statistical methodology and know-how in computer technology, I can do a multitude of things for you, from data collection to copy-editing.

    $15.00 /hr
    431 hours
    4.92
  3. Nikola K.

    Nikola K.

    Politics & Economics

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    A Political Economy undergraduate at King's College London with a considerable amount of knowledge in the historical, financial, business, and statistical (STATA) sphere. I am able to execute a wide spectrum of tasks and eager to work in the fields of politics, economics, writing, research, translation, proofreading, and gaming. My five-star-feedback is a solid indication of my high-end work and great client experience.

    $16.00 /hr
    53 hours
    5.00
  4. Elvie G.

    Elvie G.

    Doctor-Writer-Statistician

    Philippines - Last active: 11/09/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a licensed physician specializing in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. I have also completed my Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology in the University of the Philippines. Aside from being a doctor, I am a passionate writer and researcher who has been writing/editing since I was in grade school. I can write creatively/scientifically/both. I have published several articles and poems in national dailies (Philippine Daily Inquirer and Philippine Star) and magazines (Health and Lifestyle and Smart Parenting). I have also presented several of my research studies in international gastroenterology and hepatology symposia. In addition, Statistics is one of my strongest points. I do statistical analyses on the side, too. I have had several experiences in multi-centered clinical trials both as a primary investigator and sub-investigator. You can hire me for writing/consultancy in any of these topics: Health and wellness Internal medicine Gastroenterology Hepatology Meta-analysis Systematic review Randomized controlled trial Clinical trials Case reports Clinical epidemiology Biostatistics Advanced statistics

    $27.78 /hr
    31 hours
    4.88
  5. Angkan Mukherjee

    Angkan Mukherjee

    Freelance Writer

    Singapore - Last active: 12/08/2014 - Tests: 11

    Economics/English graduate (Maryland) with experience in creative and factual content writing. Working on personal writing at the moment and looking to take on freelance work to supplement income. Hoping that work on diverse content will make me sharper and help my personal writing. Professional and prompt. Work will be completed punctually and will be of the highest standard. Experienced in everything from dense academic writing, blog pieces, marketing material to creative writing and editing.

    $30.00 /hr
    55 hours
    4.80
  6. Maham Khattak

    Maham Khattak

    English Content Writer | Article Writer | Blogger | Review Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 12/07/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I am an energetic and dependable individual with academic experience in Electrical Engineering. Having done a lot of course related projects, I gained ample experience in research, planning, design and testing. My interest in management lead me to take different courses related to the field and these allowed me to work on real world problems as part of my course projects. During my undergrad I also took several courses like Psychology, Sociology etc where I was required to write articles on various topics. I hope to secure a job in which my expertise in management goes hand in hand with my increasing interest in writing. I have good analytical skills and a great eye for capturing changing trends and fluctuations. I am confident (being an all-rounder) that my background and knowledge in the electrical engineering arena coupled with my interest in managerial sciences and writing will prove an asset to you. I have a strong interest in writing articles and blogs as well. It gives me an opportunity to research on new topics and learn more about them. Quality, interesting and persuasive content can promote your business and generate traffic to your website. I am here to provide you with the highest quality contents so that you can achieve the topmost rank for your site or blog. Contact me if you need : 1. Fantastic SEO articles. 2. Killer sales pages/landing pages/ press releases. 3.Effective product descriptions. 4.Editing or rewriting of a previous work. 5.Credible promotional contents. 6.Corporate or personal blogs. 7. Professional sales letter. 8.Perfect Newsletters. I am an English content writer with great understanding of the needs and choices of a particular audience, which is the most important factor in any type of writing. When you trust me, you get an article writer, who 1. Is reliable, committed, receptive and professional. 2. Believes in prompt and effective communication. 3. Strives to provide 110% satisfaction. 4. Has completed hundreds of writing projects successfully. 5. Always provides flawless work that meets the client's expectations. Creative writing has always been my passion. I have written various speeches, debates, poems, stories and contents for different websites. I am an expert blogger, proficient review writer and skilled article writer, who gives her best efforts to make any content a masterpiece.

    $10.00 /hr
    23 hours
    5.00
  7. Nick Hames

    Nick Hames

    UK Copy writer with technical experience

    United Kingdom - Last active: 05/16/2012 - Tests: 5

    I offer a range of services to my clients including IT support, article writing, web copy, and technical documentation to name a few. With over 20 years of solid experience in the IT industry I can provide small and medium-sized companies with IT support, consultancy services, and expert technical guidance as required. I am also proficient in a number of copywriting areas and being a UK copywriter you can be sure any copy I write will be grammatically correct and free from errors. I am enthusiastic about the work I do and the people I work for and put my all into any project I am involved in. Whether you need server administration or a set of articles written you can be sure the work will be carried out on time, on budget and to your exact specifications

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Tunde A.

    Tunde A.

    Content, Blog Writing, Article Writing

    United States - Last active: 03/26/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I have over 3 years of experience writing blogs and internet content or articles. With a minor in English, I have developed the ability to write engaging and informative articles and internet content. I strive to write high-quality articles, blogs, reports, and other forms of internet content for clients and always on schedule. I can write blogs and articles according to the style that client’s request. I have great research skills for researching and writing about a wide range of subjects. I also have a good understanding of SEO and effective keyword usage. I can help clients write blogs and articles to help them increase their SEO, and rank higher on internet search engines. Below are examples of my writing. http://www.flimp.net/blog/choosing-a-video-email-marketing-software-application-for-business-marketing/ http://www.flimp.net/blog/7-reasons-why-your-business-video-marketing-plan-isn%E2%80%99t-working/

    $27.78 /hr
    3 hours
    4.98
  9. Richard Walker

    Richard Walker

    Senior Project Manager

    Spain - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1

    Qualified Solicitor with in-depth knowledge of Spanish real estate law, planning and legislation. Senior Account Manager, extensive experience in Online Gaming, Market Research and digital communication. Senior Project Manager for International Market Research Company Bilingual, global citizen with a nuanced understanding of cultural distinctions. My goal is to use my skills and knowledge where they would be best put to use. I am dedicated, professional and ambitious with a great sense of humour.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Juan P.

    Juan P.

    Translator - 100% Bilingual Industrial Engineer (English/Spanish)

    Mexico - Last active: 12/14/2013 - Tests: 4

    Organized, intelligent and bilingual professional with a B.Sc degree in Industrial Engineering from one of Mexico's top universities. Born and raised near the USA-Mexico border, I have spent 7 years working as an engineer for american companies on both sides of the border. Subsequently, I have 10+ yrs experience doing professional translations for the following applications: -Webpages -Manuals -Technical engineering documents -Legal documents -Articles Excellent grammar, spelling, and overall writing skills in both english and spanish. Other info: TOEFL Score - 655 (August 2011) GMAT Score - 610 (March 2010)

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00