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  1. Ela K.

    Ela K.

    Writing/Proofreading/Translation Expertise & Legal Research/Insight

    Germany - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 3

    My goal is to deliver exceptional client service. I listen to your needs and strive to become a valued business resource and a trusted advisor. As good communication is key to any relationship, I will keep you apprised of the state of your project and am happy to discuss ideas at all times. What I bring to the table: Detail-oriented native German freelance writer, translator and fully qualified lawyer with strong organization, prioritization and project management skills - highly analytical, timely, quality-driven and adaptive.

 
Firm grasp of the English (UK and US spelling) and German languages, in-depth research experience and a mix of legal, marketing and publishing expertise. I thoroughly enjoy both creative and technical writing, with a penchant for translating as well as editing and proofreading both German and English content. 10+ years' translation experience (website content, contracts, business plans etc.). I am especially interested in medical and legal topics but will take on any given subject with the same enthusiasm. 
 The past couple of years I worked as a researcher and writer for specialized - financial and legal - publishers in London, UK. 
Important note: As I handle legal/sensitive information on a regular basis I do not work with the automatic Upwork time tracking tool due to confidentiality issues. Thank you for your understanding.

    $44.00 /hr
    69 hours
    5.00
  2. Fabiana Branco

    Fabiana Branco

    Translator, proofreader, copywriter and teacher, architect urbanist

    Brazil - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    *Translator Postgraduated on Translation English-Portuguese-English and skilled on Spanish-Portuguese-Spanish. Starting working on books´ translations at Babelcube.com; Abstracts; Scientific articles - Escola Superior de Sustentabilidade and RIC Platform (UERJ); support to legal documents translations and others. English and Spanish teacher; proofreader and copywriter for web content. *Virtual assistant/receptionist/sales representative. *Member of Kontax for press release translations. *Architect and urbanist experienced on programms and projects for local communities´ sustainable development

    $50.00 /hr
    22 hours
    4.95
  3. Xiaobao F.

    Xiaobao F.

    freelancer

    Canada - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

    Dear Madam/Sir A retired senior scientist (native Chinese) would like to offer service. I am interested in something attractive and beneficial. My scientific background and expertise, as well as the culture accomplishment, made me a good translator. You are invited to cast a glance on my portfolio, the wide spectrum of which reflects my versatility and reliability. Please allow me taking a trifle of self-adulation to cite feedback from a rigorous client that "the best English to Chinese translator I've worked with, hands down!" :-) I deem it as my great honor if we have chance to cooperate. My best regards! ****************************** Bonjour, Je suis un chinois natif et étais un chercheur sénior. Récemment, j’ai quitté la carrière de scientifique R&D où je travaillais depuis plus que vingt ans. Commençant ma retraite, je crois que j’ai encore beaucoup d’énergie pour accomplir des choses bénéfiques. Traduire des textes (anglais à chinois; français à chinois; chinois à anglais) est un emploi que je me sens comfortable à accomplir et d’effectuer à la maison. Je serais très content de vous offrir mon service dans cette tâche. Veuillez agréer, Monsieur, mes salutations très distinguées. Xiaobao Fan

    $33.33 /hr
    6 hours
    4.99
  4. Tais Calado

    Tais Calado

    Writer

    Spain - Last active: 07/31/2014 - Tests: 4

    I'm a brazilian, with a lawyer degree, currently living in Europe. I have more than ten years work experience in public law and six years experience as a portuguese teacher and as a text reviewer in portuguese. My job experience includes the production of media and internet press reviews about legal matters. Nowadays i work as a legal consultant freelancer for a brazilian lawyers office, and also, with my real passion: creative writing, in portuguese, to several customers and websites, producing articles of general matters, traveling guides, and others. I am also an experient researcher and I have great investigation skills. I have experience in market research and public relations.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Rizal Muhammad

    Rizal Muhammad

    English into Indonesian certified legal translator

    Indonesia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello, I am a native Indonesian, I live and work in Indonesia, so if you need any help from a native Indonesian in order to accomplish for what ever your project is; I believe I can help you. For education background; I have two bachelor degrees (in English Literature and Indonesian Business Law), and one master degree (in Indonesian Notary Law). My job experiences in the past were as an English private teacher, college lecturer, part-time translator and interpreter. While my current job now is as a legal staff for a multinational company in Indonesia. In my current job; although my position is as a legal staff, however my daily work activities includes translating document from English to Bahasa Indonesia and vice versa. Most of the document that I translated are legal documents; such as agreement, MoU, letter of intent, notary deed, court decision and etc. However I also accept assignment from my superior to translate business letter, announcement, memo and other non-legal document. I only work from Monday to Friday since 07.30 am to 04.30 pm (Indonesian time or GMT +7); therefore I still have plenty of time to accept any part-time or freelance assignment from you my dear clients. I prefer to accept translation assignment or project from my future clients (English to Bahasa Indonesia and vice versa), however I am also open for any other assignment or project, as long as I believe that I have the knowledge and ability to accomplish it. I am also a certified English into Indonesian legal translator by the Association of Indonesian Translators (HPI). I appreciate that you have spending your time reading my profile. Regards, Muhammad Rizal

    $16.67 /hr
    1,174 hours
    5.00
  6. Zeenatullah Khan

    Zeenatullah Khan

    Translator and writer, legal advisor and finacial consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 9

    I have a vast experience in editing, writing and re-writing. I retired from Govt. services as “Senior Joint Secretary to the Govt. of Pakistan”. This job consisting of writing summaries for submission to Prime Minister and Cabinet and reports on various subjects of public importance. This also involved legislation and interpretation of law. Translated books from Urdu into English and vice versa including dictionaries. Translated an Arabic/Urdu book on religious law, about 4000 printed pages/20000 handwritten pages. I have contributed several articles on economics and management in national news papers. I am very good in English expressions.

    $11.11 /hr
    74 hours
    4.99
  7. Enrique F.

    Enrique F.

    Experienced Business Planner and Translator

    Venezuela - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

    Fluent in English and Spanish, both of which I have excellent writing skills in. I specialize in Financial and Technology projects. Diligent and Driven. I have a successful business in Financial Consultation, and have around 20 to 30 hours a week where I can dedicate myself to new venues. I have a personal office, with plenty of resources to put to use, including support personnel for research. I specialize in business in emerging markets, mainly in Latin America. Through my career, I have worked in many fields, including Mass Media, Tourism, Construction, Industrial (Oil) Development, Entertainment and Fashion, among others. My client's projects become my passion, and more often than not I find myself involved in the whole process, from conceptualization to break-even and beyond. Having a Master's Degree in System's Engineering makes the scope of my expertise an ever-evolving spectrum, since I have to learn every aspect of my client's business needs and processes.

    $14.00 /hr
    46 hours
    5.00
  8. Karma Basket

    Karma Basket

    Proficient English-Chinese translator/interpreter

    China - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 12

    Hi, I am a foreign company English-Chinese(Mandarin) interpreter/translator living in Shenzhen China. When my boss is in China(nearly half a month in China and half a month in India) , I stay almost 24 hours with him as an interpreter and assistant and after he goes back to India I help with sourcing, processing progress following up and QC inspection. We purchase various of electronic parts and accessories in China and most of the time we prefer non-English speaking factories to get a better price. I translate all these detailed legal articles and provisions in our purchase contract. I am freelance English-Chinese(Mandarin) translator at the same time. Since 2012, I have been supplying English-Chinese(Mandarin) translation service to others when my boss is away from China and after I finish my assignment, and in my spare time as well. I just really hope that I can help you, too.

    $16.00 /hr
    26 hours
    4.93
  9. Emerson Cruz

    Emerson Cruz

    Hardware Technical Support // Paralegal Research

    El Salvador - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    Years of experience providing hardware tech support for US and Latam customers in English and Spanish therefore able to translate text with more accuracy, handle emails and documents, data bases also sales (placing and processing orders). Experience with two important companies Dell and Stream Global Services, Oriented to provide solutions and deliver excellent results. I´m the kind of person who likes to do things right at fist attemp even if that requieres an extra effort. As lawyer in my country I practice law and understand commom law system so I can translate texts to spanish with real native sense and legal meaning if requerired, also technologic-computer related texts, of course I translate to English too. As paralegal I have experiencie submitting legal petitions to US gov agencies (FOIL/FOIA) Im very use to work under metric parameters. I enjoy the work not because it´s funny but because you can feel proud when you do it right I am always available for a hire test so you can see the great results I can provide you

    $8.89 /hr
    1,243 hours
    5.00
  10. Oscar Arredondo

    Oscar Arredondo

    Translator, article-writing, costumer service

    Mexico - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 4

    I am 25 years old, I studied International relationships in one of the most prestigious Mexican universities. I am a native English, German and Spanish speaker with several years of experience in the translation field with high quality standards . I have worked in some international projects like the creation of new business models, social media, Facebook marketing and costumer service. Responsible. Able to cope with stress. Capable of meeting deadlines. Good problem solver. Confident communicator.

    $15.00 /hr
    770 hours
    5.00