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  1. Usama Waheed

    Usama Waheed

    Video editor | Web tutorials | App demos

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    Hi there! I'm a film-maker and video editor who's been working with media for the last 7 years. My projects have included everything from marketing/sales videos, software and website demos/tutorials, app demo/review videos, slideshows, Powerpoint videos, subtitling, explainers, commercials, interviews, music videos, short films, and audio editing. You're welcome to browse through my portfolio to see some of the stuff I've done in the past. Can't find what you're looking for? Talk to me and I'll make a free sample for your video in particular. I'm a speed merchant. When I commit myself to your job, I will make sure I put in every spare hour I have to guarantee a fast turnaround time. I work with the following software: -Sony Vegas -Adobe Premiere Pro -Adobe Photoshop -CamStudio

    $20.00 /hr
    395 hours
    4.90
  2. Christina A.

    Christina A.

    Creative Video Editor - CCreative

    Greece - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    I'm a creative video artist with a great deal of experience in several post-production fields (both corporate and personal projects). I look forward to long-term relationships with equally dedicated, professional clients. My services include: - Montage - Video & Audio Editing - Visual Effects - Video Conversion & Compression - Chroma (green screen) - Color Grading - Sound Editing - Basic Logo editing and Logo design. Additionally, I've been working as a translator (Greek-English) and a private English tutor for the last couple of years, I'm driven by a strong personal interest in the English language and I can provide efficient translations from or to English when needed. Please feel free to ask for my complete CV

    $16.00 /hr
    290 hours
    5.00
  3. Vanessa R.

    Vanessa R.

    BR Portuguese translator,voice, researcher, video producer/editor, DTP

    Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10

    Brazilian-American experienced with translation, localization, transcription, subtitling, voice-overs. Translation memory tools, proofreading and editing. I am a dual-citizen of Brazil and the United States and I consider both Portuguese and English my native languages. Besides my solid career working with languages, technology and multimedia, I have a Masters Degree in Philosophy of New Media and New Media Design. My skill set includes digital research. If you are searching for top quality in the ENG - BR PT language pair, look no further. I have the top score on oDesk, 1st Place! This is some of my translation experience, which exemplifies the quality and level of commitment of my work. • Freelance translator at 24translate, Germany. • Approved in tests to perform game localization and game Q/A for two global clients. • Babbel.com proofing Brazilian Portuguese language for Brazilians learning Italian.

 • Translating (ENG-PT) and subtitling a series of Microsoft Virtual Academy videos of various programming language tutorials. • English>Portuguese translation and localization for iPad and iPhone apps. • Spanish>English transcription and subtitling for a video series for Panasonic. • Portuguese>English long format teleconference call transcription and translation in various subject areas. • English>Portuguese translation (localization) for the Brazilian website of the MINI E car. • Transcribing and translating a series of video tape interviews in Portuguese for National Geographic. • English>Portuguese, Portuguese>English translation for the RedHot Organization AIDS grant project for Brazil • Various documentaries. • Voice over in Portuguese for various clients on long-term projects: Dukascopy TV, and software companies. My extensive experience in multimedia includes video production and editing, audio synching, editing, music licensing, multilingual desktop publishing in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and German. After Effects animation, DVD menu design and DVD production. Complete multimedia studio for graphics and A/V work. Voice-Overs in the Brazilian Portuguese language. My expertise ranges from analogue media to cutting edge digital production and integration. I've worked with TV, start-ups, and top ad agencies and I'm interested in building long-term relationships with clients. I am detail-oriented, reliable and a fast-worker without compromising the quality of deliverables. My capacity can be reflected on my test scores at oDesk as Number 1-ranked among 2,000 to 3 million test-takers in the various capacities: from English-Portuguese translation to English language skills, to the oDesk readiness test. My rates are not the lowest up front, but I'm a professional who will save you money after the job is completed. If you'd like your project to be treated with care and look the best to your own clients without the delays and added costs caused by lower-standard labor, then I might be the right person for your project. References available upon request. I look forward to contributing to your success.

    $33.33 /hr
    31 hours
    5.00
  4. Dana Rivera

    Dana Rivera

    Assistant Video Production Manager

    United States - Last active: 12/20/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

    I'm a film lover turned film student turned video production professional in artistic, corporate, and philanthropic businesses. I have experience working with small and large companies to create commercials and promotional videos such as an "iHome app commercial" as well as community education videos such as "How to apply for SNAP benefits". My passion is editing and motion graphics using Final Cut Pro Studio and Adobe Creative Suite. I also have wordpress website creation experience. To see some of my work please visit: www.danariverafilms.com My goals are to use engaging videos to help build communities and help those less fortunate. I also am very involved in business and administrative practices with strong skills in Microsoft Office, including word, powerpoint, and database management. I also enjoy web research and have utilized these skills in my everyday work as well as in roles such as production assistant researching venues, craft services, subjects for scripts, etc. Please contact me if I can be of service to your organization.

    $27.78 /hr
    35 hours
    5.00
  5. Sandy Brown

    Sandy Brown

    Exceptional Virtual Assistant

    Jamaica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    With more than 4 years of experience in Administrative Support / Virtual Assistant roles, I am able to adapt in a dynamic and fast paced environment. I have gained the ability to effectively manage my time to accomplish my responsibilities in a timely manner. Quality customer service has been a basic function of my everyday life. All my employment histories have required me to exercise clear, concise communication skills and customer satisfaction. I've worked on a wide range of tasks such as: Data Entry, Submitting Sweepstakes to sweepstakes/contest sites, Web Researching, Launching Teespring Campaigns, Creating Animated Videos, Email Handling, Social Media Management, Kindle Review Swaps etc. With this I can assure you that I have the drive and dedication that your company will need on your team. I will never fail you as I live to serve people and share my skills.

    $8.89 /hr
    1,131 hours
    4.94
  6. Vlad Ciprian Marginean

    Vlad Ciprian Marginean

    Video Producer | Whiteboard Animation | Advertiser

    Romania - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a reliable worker that can complete any job with a 100% accuracy, in the fastest time possible. I have always been enthusiastic to improve my skills by working with people who are completely dedicated to their job. I am a professional VIDEO EDITOR with more than 2 years of experience here, at oDesk. In the past few years I developed good time management skills, I have gained a lot of experience. I will ensure the success of your projects. My PRIORITIES are: speed, accuracy, communication and best quality work. My English writing and communication skills were formed by being a member in several projects in partnership with countries such as Portugal, U.K. and Czech Republic.

    $10.00 /hr
    74 hours
    4.88
  7. Melissa Wade

    Melissa Wade

    Transcription | Administrative Tasks | Videography

    Jamaica - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a graduate of the Caribbean School of Architecture in Jamaica, which has built me in a way that I feel can be beneficial to any task. I have a knack for Transcription, Data Entry, Editing, Proofreading and other Administrative tasks. I also flourish when it comes to Design of any sort such as Graphic Design, Building Design, Videography and Photography. I am Driven, Reliable and always on time!

    $8.00 /hr
    26 hours
    4.72
  8. Andrea Carson

    Andrea Carson

    Animation and Whiteboard Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    Among the commercial animations I have done in the past are MasterCard, American Express, Doritos and Hormel Bacon. You will find that I am quite adept at combining video and photos with animated characters and text. The bulk of my work has consisted of e-learning videos for corporate clients I just recently completed a 4-hour lecture series for a sales and marketing training firm in England. Nearly all of my past clients have repeated and by working with my European client, my videos have been translated into German and Spanish. Prior to that I created a 2-hour training series of Human Resources videos for an HR training company in New York City.

    $30.00 /hr
    98 hours
    4.95
  9. Viktor Markovski

    Viktor Markovski

    I am free to undertake any job with max dedication and professionalism

    Germany - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 5

    A graduated Computer Science student looking to earn a couple of extra bucks in his free time. I tend to have a bigger passion towards designing and the front end part of development, although it is handy to have and know that I do posses the back end and coding knowledge as well. Creative person with a great eye for design. Advanced knowledge of graphical programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, a bit of work here and there 3D modelling and animating in Maya and Flash and gladly UX/UI Designs for your apps. Look forward to working with you :)

    $16.67 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  10. J Warner

    J Warner

    Video Editor / Audio Editor / Transcriber / Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 11/16/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

    I can handle challenging video editing projects and I always do the best work possible for my clients -- regardless of the nature of the project. Over a decade of experience working with Final Cut Pro and other A/V software. In the transcription & proofreading fields, I would like to find some steady projects to get involved with, but I'm always happy to take on a quick, one-time offer for 24-hour turnaround! You can see a sampling of my film/video work at http://www.vimeo.com/user7152644/channels ... or in my Portfolio here. Transcription and proofreading samples are available upon request.

    $22.22 /hr
    233 hours
    4.91