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  1. Isaac C.

    Isaac C.

    Expert Camtasia Video Editor

    Kenya - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    ****Expert Camtasia Video Editor - ranked 1st on oDesk.**** Produce content 3X faster, focus on content creation and leave the video editing to me. Editing Camtasia screencast videos is a time consuming and difficult chore that drains your creativity. Rather than spend your time editing out the ums, ahs, silences, bloopers, and numerous (re)takes, spend your time recording awesome content that engages your viewers; and let me do the laborious video editing for you. And you'll easily triple your video content creation and spend your time more efficiently. Services that I provide: -- Edit Camtasia recordings - remove ums, awkward pauses and bloopers. -- Videos Sales Letter (VSL) creation, -- Sync PowerPoint slides with Audio using Camtasia Studio. Take a moment to review my work history on oDesk and see why hiring me is the "best hire you'll ever make."

    $16.67 /hr
    2,640 hours
    5.00
  2. Benedetta Mannella

    Benedetta Mannella

    Certified English/Italian Translator - Proofreader - Transcriber

    Italy - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 7

    Translations (1st place) - Transcriptions - DTP - Writing ITALIAN: mother tongue - ENGLISH: proficient - FRENCH: proficient - SPANISH: good knowledge. EXPERTISE: IT - Travel & Tourism - Telecommunications - History - Literature - Engineering - Wellness & Beauty - Health & Fitness. I am a native Italian speaker and what really drives me is the passion for languages and the opportunity this job gives me to share the knowledge I have gained during the past 14 years of traveling (Ireland, France, Spain, USA). I am 100% Professional Translator since 2008 but before then I've used the languages I know with companies like Microsoft, Dell Computers, Hertz, working as Sales Representative and Multilingual Translator. I am a hard-worker, reliable, detail oriented and very professional, I have a great respect for my clients deadlines and I can offer a fast turnaround with very high-quality. I am here for you! Please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your time!

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    2,856 hours
    4.99
  3. Rally Vargas

    Rally Vargas

    Multimedia Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

    I am an experienced broadcaster and an audio-video producer/editor for 12 years. I provide professional and quality voice over for radio and tv commercials, radio imaging and station IDs, presentations, eLearnings, screencast and podcast. I also provide excellent videos using a professional software for production and editing, web design and development and professional book editing. From being a Radio DJ, Program Director, Production Specialist and an Operations Manager, I enhanced my skills in;1) Creative Writing, 2) Accurate Transcribing / Transcription of medical and health services, real estate, general science, engineering, banking and finance, school projects/thesis and other general information topics, 3) Precise Translation of English to Filipino (Tagalog) / Ilonggo (Hiligaynon) and vice versa, 4) Hosting and 5) People Management which made me as a superb Multimedia Specialist.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,299 hours
    4.89
  4. Elena V.

    Elena V.

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

    Turkey - Last active: 20 hours ago - 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
    6,220 hours
    4.99
  5. Danette Sheppard-Vaughn

    Danette Sheppard-Vaughn Agency Contractor

    Project Manager/Executive/Personal Assistant Extraordinaire

    United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 10

    My objective is to secure home-based and/or virtual employment in order to generate additional income, as well as continue to build a client base of extremely satisfied individuals who are delighted with my abilities and talents.  The following qualities enable me in this endeavor:  • Extremely efficient, organized and detail-oriented in all aspects of business and management. • Superior interaction skills with both laymen and professionals and customer service advocate. Effective in working with individuals and groups. • Creative and insightful critical-thinker with excellent problem- solving ability and communication skills (written & verbal).

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll, Songspirations

    $38.89 /hr
    7,130 hours
    4.98
  6. Anna m F.

    Anna m F. Agency Contractor

    Ita / Eng / Fr Translator, Proofreader, Editor, Localization expert

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 1

    Translator, Proofreader, Editor, and Localization expert. I am Italian (native speaker), fluent in English and in French, recently relocated to US. My experience in translations covers : -websites / apps / blogs -vital records / school / university certificates -technical labels -children books / softwares / apps / comics -press releases (for luxury brands products) -economic documents and much more -voice over for children apps. Softwares/ web platforms used: WebTranslateIt / Adobe Photoshop / Adobe writer / MS Office / Google docs / Skype / Google Hangouts My clients are: Maitres du Temps, Flipboard, Dybuster. I am proficient in Excel, due to my background studies in Economics. I have been a researcher trainee for CNR (Italian National Research Institute). I like reading, writing, photography and arts.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $25.00 /hr
    2,415 hours
    4.98
  7. Michelle L.

    Michelle L. Agency Contractor

    Writer and Communication Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a writer and social media manager with over 10 years of work experience in marketing, brand communications, and public relations. I specialize in creating engaging content for both web and print. I always write with my client's goals and the expectations of the target audience firmly in mind. My goal is to help my clients rise above the clutter and get the results they're aiming for by providing top-quality and prompt writing services.

    Associated with: Elite Creatives Collective

    $16.67 /hr
    1,058 hours
    4.86
  8. George Karanja

    George Karanja Agency Contractor

    Swahili Translations, Transcriptions, Localization, Subtitling

    Kenya - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    A native speaker of Swahili with a passion for passing messages across cultural barriers, I am always interested in taking on new challenges in order to offer you highly customized language services that will meet and possibly exceed your expectations. Aware of the specific issues you may be faced with when doing business in this part of Africa, I will take care of finding the right words and the right words of concepts to ensure your message fully connects with your target audience, and triggers the precise response you are aiming for. Even though the modern translation tools I am using allow me to provide you with enhanced quality and consistency within the best time frames, you are welcome to contact me as early as possible to discuss your project and expectations and get all the information you need to make an optimal decision

    Associated with: Master-Piece Inc. Agency, Extreme Elite Technologies Inc. Agency

    $33.33 /hr
    5,042 hours
    4.98
  9. Zlatan Klapic

    Zlatan Klapic

    Fast Typist\Data Entry Clerk\Researcher\Web Developer\Bachelor of IT

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 13

    Hi! If you are looking for help in administrative support I am the right person for you! I'm 24, bachelor of IT. I have a lot of freelancing and real-life experience in administrative support/assistance. I also acquired some basic programming skills, making HTML/Flash/Wordpress/Joomla websites for clients and similar work. I have 2+ years of experience as a system/network administrator and support technician on Linux and Windows, and I acquired a lot of experience in troubleshooting, installing, configuring systems, and giving technical support for clients. I've done a lot of part-time jobs and projects in IT related field. I'm organized, reliable, and responsible guy who takes freelancing seriously! I'm looking forward to work with you! You can read more about me here: http://zlatan.com.ba "You are not your resume, you are your work." – Seth Godin

    $20.00 /hr
    1,000 hours
    5.00
  10. Chris V.

    Chris V.

    Translator/Voice-talent Dutch-Spanish-English-German-French

    Spain - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 7

    My name is Chris and I am a native and fully bilingual Castilian-Spanish/Dutch-Flemish speaker living in Mallorca Spain for the last 16 years. Highly results-oriented professional, used to working under pressure and fully capable of meeting challenging deadlines. Exceptional organizational and communication skills are the basis of my work. A passionate translator/voice-over and first-class communicator. With my now 13 years of experience, I am a very committed with extensive background in these language pairs: Source languages : Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English and German target languages: Dutch/Flemish, Spanish , English I am not your average translator but someone that lives & loves what he does. In general, my goal is to be the best at what I do, providing optimal results. Experienced MC, strong voice, ideal for publicity, tutorials, or for different accents. With my own personal home recording studio, the Presonus audiobox, I provide excellent audio quality. Perfect clear sound through its high condenser microphone.

    $14.44 /hr
    1,931 hours
    4.93