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  1. 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

    $20.00 /hr
    6,638 hours
    4.99
  2. Jan Oky Tr

    Jan Oky Tr

    Indonesian Translator and All-Round Data Mining

    Indonesia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over 5 years experiences in research and data entry field. I am Bachelor graduate in Economy (Tax concentration). I like a challenging job because I can learn something 'great' beyond that and further improve my quality. Data gathering and data handling are my specialties. These past 2 years I have involved in Local SEO and PPC Management. I am looking for opportunities to help you optimize and further developing your business. Best Regards, Jan

    $6.67 /hr
    772 hours
    4.99
  3. Cindy Scinto

    Cindy Scinto

    Graphic Design, Web, Writing, and Editing

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 28

    Extensive work with Adobe products including all graphic design, web design, and document management software. Past jobs included system management, networking, book cover design and interior layout, writing for media and online venues, editing, copy-writing, logo design and marketing plan development, photography, and other multimedia positions. I am a published author with two books out, six more being written, blog work, newspaper work, published articles, and am a self-publishing consultant. Business name: Adelphos Books, All Aspects of Writing, Editing, Publishing, and Promotion

    $16.67 /hr
    31 hours
    4.96
  4. Laurice Lapiz

    Laurice Lapiz

    Experienced CSR and Real Estate Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    To provide all my clients through skillful, dedicated full-time professional service, the highest quality of Customer service and Real Estate Virtual Assistant in every aspect of my work to earn trust! I am aware of deadlines, quality of the work and time management. I am also looking to find a full time and a long term online job. I am been into Virtual Assisting for 3 years outside oDesk and Elance. I've also worked as a Data Entry Specialist. My expertise includes the following but not limited to; -Customer Service Representative -Chat Support -Email Response Handling -Real Estate -Social Media Marketing ( SMM) - Appointment setting and scheduling through email and phone - Calling clients on behalf of the company -Email marketing representative -Internet research -Blog Posting - blogs are written by my employer and I upload them to different sites with designs. -MailChimp, Constant Contact, Realty Juggler. I am available for 40 hours a week, Mondays through Fridays, flexible to work on weekends, at any given timezone. I have a personal computer at home and a reliable broadband internet connection. I am very available on Skype.

    $4.00 /hr
    2,121 hours
    4.98
  5. Maria F.

    Maria F.

    Microsoft Office|Data Entry|Virtual Asst|Web Research|Email Handling

    Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I have a positive attitude to provide best services to my clients and to satisfy them. It is my responsibility to give complete work with no error on time. I work with great care and full of my concentration. I can easily complete research and correlate data on schedule. In addition to this, I have excellent spoken and written communication skills. I am proficient in MS Office and several other programs. I have special interest in administrative and customer support, data entry, email handling, MS word/excel/powerpoint formatting, PDF & other documents conversions. I have more than 7 years of experience working on computer and and can efficiently perform computer operations/tasks and internet surfing and uploading/downloading. I am multi-talented and have worked on several categories of projects on oDesk like Customer Support, Writing/Rewriting, Data Entry, Data Mining, Web Research, Email Handling, Audio/Video Transcription, Document Conversion, Presentations Formatting, Database Updating, Lead Generation. So I can be a great asset to you. Looking forward to working with you. Thank you.

    $5.56 /hr
    657 hours
    4.82
  6. Joshua Nestor

    Joshua Nestor

    Computer Engineer/Transcriber

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    As a Project manager, I have a broad base of technical experience in hardware and software systems development, wired and wireless systems deployment, engineering, vendor relations, sales support and project management. I designed tools, reports, charts and graphs for senior management to provide ongoing, at-a-glance summaries of project status and application prototype performance. I use exceptional verbal and written communications skills in fast-paced, highly visible environments to achieve success. I maintain strict attention to detail, while understanding and responding to the big picture. As a leader, I quickly see what will work and form an optimal strategy and execution plan. My strong technical knowledge has always been a tremendous asset as it increases my communication and organizational skills. I have used these skills to foster strong relationships with my customers allowing them to feel confident in my recommendations of new products and services driving additional revenue to my organization. Those who have supported my projects know that I work tirelessly to resolve hurdles and ensure success. Need help with important recorded information? I will transcribe anything you can throw my way as long as the audio is of good quality. Usually 1 hour of recording could take 2-4 hours for transcription. If you set a deadline I will meet it with time to spare. Job Experience: College Lectures Medical Sessions Group Meetings Interviews

    $13.33 /hr
    4,341 hours
    4.93
  7. Vanessa P.

    Vanessa P.

    Recruiter, Web Researcher, Transcriptionist

    Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I have worked as a Human Resources professional, specializing in organizing and coordination of employee activities for retention and morale, and also specializing in Talent Development for soft skills training of employees. My competencies include transcription, trip planning, event planning, coordinating, multi-tasking, internet research, reporting, and training. I also have experience in internal marketing (e.g. marketing activities to encourage employees to join).

    $10.00 /hr
    2,011 hours
    4.96
  8. Diah A.

    Diah A.

    English-Indonesian/javanese Translator, F/P Designer, Web Research

    Indonesia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    English-Indonesian/Javanese Translator/Transcriber, Fashion Design / Pattern Maker, Graphics Designer / Image Editing / Remove Background Web Research / Data Entry Social Media Manager ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello, I was born in Yogyakarta, Central Java, and now I live and work in Indonesia. As a native I can help you to transcribe or proofreading Indonesian and Javanese language, or translation English into Indonesian and Javanese. If you need help from native Indonesian in order to accomplish your project, i believe i can help you. I have bachelor degree of law and now i'm on my way finishing my master thesis in Chief Information Officer Program. My current job is working as an auditor for government institution. As an auditor, beside public accounting, I'm familiar using ms excel, ms word, powerpoint and also good in data entry, and translating English to Indonesia in financial term. This current job sometimes make me have to travel all around Indonesia, especially east Indonesia. As a creative person, I also like doing some creative work like drawing, fashion designing, pattern making, editing in photoshop or coreldraw, and writing in bahasa Indonesia. I really appreciate that you have spending your time reading my profile. Thank you.

    $9.00 /hr
    39 hours
    5.00
  9. Flora mae R.

    Flora mae R. Agency Contractor

    RegisteredNurse/VA/Transcriptionist/Illustrator/DataEntry/Web Research

    Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 13

    I want to look for job opportunities where I can provide quality service to whoever I will work with. I am hard working, always take every job seriously, and can follow instructions well. I am a Registered Nurse by profession but been working as an online freelancer for five years. I have been working as a general transcriptionist, transcribing files like in-depth interviews, focus groups, webinars, videos, coaching calls, mastermind calls, training calls and seminars. Topics include medical, business, and IT-related topics. I also do web research and data entry of medical-related topics, blog links, websites, Bible scriptures, recipes, meal plans, etc. I also love to draw. I do illustrations on paper using Mongol Pencil No. 2, Faber Castell's Colour Pencil and Watercolour Pencil. And I have background knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW.

    Associated with: DWdezigns ™

    $4.44 /hr
    5,076 hours
    4.74
  10. Florante V.

    Florante V. Agency Contractor

    Podcast Editor

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    WHAT I DO: I specialize in project management, podcast production, audio editing, Wordpress, ecommerce site maintenance, and social media promotion. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT: After over 10000 hours on oDesk, my commitment remains the same, that is, to provide every client and every project with a WOW experience by delivering on time and up to standards. WHAT DO YOU PAY FOR: You pay for quality service with a proven track record and a peace of mind that your project will be accomplished. Don't just take my word for it, check out client feedback or visit my website to see some of the works I have recently completed.

    Associated with: Azarel Media Services

    $22.22 /hr
    11,492 hours
    4.73