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  1. Jim D Johnston

    Jim D Johnston

    Voice talent, ebook narration, storytelling, fun!

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 18

    I am a stage/film actor with over 40 years’ experience. I have a mature, authoritative voice that can be as smooth as milk or as hard as granite. I can do various accents, including British, American, German, Spanish, and French. As a full time voiceover artist, I am always available to bring your script to life; whether it's for a radio or television commercial, phone on-hold message, IVR, web site content, narration, animation, documentary, corporate presentation, PSA message and anything else you can dream up. All available with super FAST TURNAROUND. I have demo samples at www.imdb.me/jimdjohnston that you may study. I read my two children to sleep every night for many years, and IT WORKED! Let me read to you.

    $13.00 /hr
    46 hours
    4.99
  2. Marika Clementi

    Marika Clementi

    Creative writing, translations, voice over

    Italy - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a native italian speaker graduated in foreign languages. I have a really good knowledge of English (both written and spoken) and Spanish. I also have a basic knowledge of German. I really enjoy using computer and I'm looking forward to finding an On-line Job. I also have more than six years of esperience as administrative secretary. I have experience in singing and voice over. In my spare time I do voluntary work for a religious association and I have many hobbies, such as: writing (novel, poetry ad fictions), singing, reading (books as well as comics and mangas), visiting art cities or art expositions, watching movies and TV series (better if in original language), cooking, translating and more.

    $7.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.83
  3. Zully Hernandez

    Zully Hernandez

    Bilingual VA w great communication and tech skills

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    As an experienced administrative professional I have the skills and the knowledge to utilize my experience to make any work environment an organized place of production. My goal in life is to make a positive difference in the world and no matter how small or large a task, to complete it in an efficient and proud manner. Areas of expertise include: • Type 90 WPM • Analytical research and report writing • Project Management • Customer Service Experience • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher) • Bilingual (English, Spanish) • Public Notary • Schedule Management • Correspondence • Expense Reports * Blog management * Content creation * Editorial Calendar management * Graphic designer

    $14.00 /hr
    29 hours
    5.00
  4. Tobias Götz

    Tobias Götz

    Developer and Translator/Transcriber/Writer

    Germany - Tests: 9

    I'm an IT student working towards my bachelors degree. While studying IT I am employed by one of the biggest companies in the world and test my skills on a daily basis. My interest in literature and languages has lead me to becoming a translator and writer. Sadly being able to do a backflip was not recognized as an advertizable skill.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.34
  5. Calista C.

    Calista C.

    "Professional service and committed to quality"

    China - Tests: 1

    Elancer Top 20% for English Grammar & Spelling. UK native speaker. Legal graduate. Experienced in AUDIO VISUAL TRANSCRIPTION, ARTICLE WRITING, PROOF READING (& EDITING) and VOICE OVER. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher (UK and Abroad). I also have a law enforcement background and experience in writing legal reports for presentation at court (UK). My particular focus is on grammar and spelling and punctuation. I am also familiar with American and British English. 63 word per minute average typing speed.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Maria Del Carmen Muniz

    Maria Del Carmen Muniz

    Transcriber/Translator/Bilingual Teacher/Actress

    Puerto Rico - Tests: 1

    With a MA in Bilingual Special Education from City College of New York, I am highly qualified to work with translations, transcriptions, and proofreading, among other types of content on language related areas in Spanish and English. I also offer professional assistance in doing voice overs in the Spanish language. Translated the book "Rebuilding From Ground Zero" by Seni Hazzan, JIL Publishing, New York (2001) and voiced over its Spanish audio book version. Willing to establish long-term partnerships with clients who are looking for efficient and reliable services.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Nathan S.

    Nathan S.

    Creative, Friendly, Always Available.

    United States

    I am a 25 year old Native English Speaker. My large personality allows me to be Outgoing and build relationships well, while my Creativity appeals to my problem solving ability. I work extremely well when given direction on what needs to be done. Job turnarounds are quick due to my open availability.

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Ryan Hague

    Ryan Hague

    Professional creative writers and transcribers

    United Kingdom

    We are two people that work together to bring you, the buyer, ghost-written stories, transcriptions (English only) and translations from French and Russian to English. We will also happily review whatever you want and hope to work with you in the future!

    $4.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Kim H.

    Kim H.

    Voice Talent and Broadly Skilled Virtual Assistant -

    United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 8

    Professional voice talent with vocal range from 2-30 years old. Narrate Audiobooks, ACX Production, Voice Acting, Voicemail Messages, Documentaries, E-learning. All of my voice work has received 5 stars from oDesk clients! ++Rate/hr varies for voice work.++ With over 17 years of admin. experience and 1700+ oDesk/Upwork hours, I have gained and become efficient at many skills to be the ideal virtual assistant. I am super fast at data entry for both alpha and 10-key. I also can do live chat, transcription, data mining, web research, website maintenance, SEO, photo manipulation, database management, and more. My background includes mostly sales and marketing support, which almost all of it was done online and by phone in a B&M office. I'm a quick learner and self-taught all software that I use, including Dreamweaver CS6 (html, css, java, Ajax and Spry), MS Office Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Bridge, Audacity, Adobe Soundbooth, Jasc Paintshop Pro, and others. I look forward to hearing about your next project. I respond quickly to requests.

    $10.00 /hr
    1,726 hours
    4.84
  10. Melissa McDaniel

    Melissa McDaniel

    Voice Over Professional, Audio Engineer, Administrator, Copy Writer

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    To provide you with just the 'right' voice for your project. With over 15 years in the industry, I'm a professional voice talent that has lent my voice to hundreds of radio and TV ads, Narrations, Business/industrial projects, eLearning, audio books, IVR and animation for web and applications as well as other projects. From a the girl next door, to a mature delivery, friendly, sultry, and character voices and accents. Giving you affordability and versatility with out sacrificing quality, quickly. Let me be Your voice over girl! www.yourvoiceovergirl.com/demos

    $83.33 /hr
    73 hours
    4.98