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  1. 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
  2. Dorian Issock

    Dorian Issock

    American Writer / Internet Marketer

    France - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 12

    Currently based in France, I'm a professional American writer and internet marketer who specializes in creating and distributing written copy and optimized online content, including attention-grabbing press releases, sales copy, squeeze pages, media alerts, blogs, articles, reviews, email campaigns and more. I have a Bachelor's of Arts degree in English Literature and a professional background in media relations, public relations and other communications-related fields. I've held top content management positions at three US-based SEO / SEM firms. Not only can I write engaging and relevant content that resonates with readers, it's guaranteed to play very nicely with Google.

    $18.00 /hr
    0 hours
    3.02
  3. 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
    6,641 hours
    4.99
  4. Sigbjørn Hovda

    Sigbjørn Hovda

    Norwegian senior translator and marketer

    Norway - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Specialised in the fields of marketing, IT, finance and business with particularly strong expertise in technology, consumer electronics, software/video games and investor relations. I also provide marketing services ranging from cold calling, prospecting to copywriting, sales presentations and closing of sales. Typical projects: - Press releases - Marketing brochures - Product descriptions - Website texts - Ads - Software user interface - Newsletters - User manuals - Financial reports - General business communication (e.g. letters, internal/external policies, notifications) - Forms/surveys Key accounts include: - Acer - Cisco - Electronic Arts - Dell Computers - JVC - Microsoft - MSC Cruises - Olympus - Panasonic - Samsung - Sony - Ubisoft

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $60.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  5. Cernisenco Alla

    Cernisenco Alla

    Cernisenco Alla

    Romania - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Native Russian/Romanian bilingual with great English command. Law graduate, experienced translator, proofreader and administrative assistant. My work ethic is based on building and keeping long term relationships with my clients, therefore, it is essential for me to deliver high quality work and respect deadlines in order to achieve this goal.

    $8.89 /hr
    609 hours
    5.00
  6. Hila T.

    Hila T.

    English/Hebrew Translator, Prezi, WIX creator/designer, vast tech exp

    Israel - Tests: 5

    I am currently a college lecturer in Academic English. I work as a freelance translator that translates both from Hebrew to English and from English to Hebrew - (mother tongue in both languages!). I've also worked on numerous online projects building websites, blogs, Prezi presentations, etc. In addition, I'm very tech savvy. Translating experience: - extensive experience in translating documents, articles, software projects, university papers, etc. - professional, efficient, accurate and punctual Prezi presentation samples: This is a short presentation I did for a family member for a breif work interview/presentation: http://prezi.com/iejgwsvmfxbz/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Here are a few academic presentations for a Master's program - at a top University - on a variety of different topics: http://prezi.com/gl7v6q8scxao/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy https://prezi.com/idqrx0mmvnwy/edit/#0_73901241 http://prezi.com/p8u3hjzb6o7q/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy This one was requested to be a simple presentation, and with the slides in newspaper format along with Hebrew and English slides: https://prezi.com/9b9h9dr_3ewd/journalistic-ethics-objectivity-existential-journalism-st/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Please note that some of these were more visually based, because they were based on scripts and they wanted more of a visual representation of what they were presenting. Of course, I adapt what is asked of me into the presentation, and make any changes if necessary based on what is wanted or asked for by the client. For further information on my vast experience, please message me. I hope this gave you a good enough example, and look forward to hearing from you! Hila

    $23.00 /hr
    18 hours
    5.00
  7. Anita M.

    Anita M.

    All-rounded professional with extensive experiences in startups/newbiz

    Hong Kong - Tests: 4

    Seeking for opportunities in executive virtual assistant / business management / etc. Multiple skills include, but not limited to: Office management and administrative support, Corporate secretarial support, A/P and A/R, Recruitment, Client relations, Research, etc. Scientific and medical background Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quickbooks, Peachtree English Typing Speed 95wpm Chinese Typing Speed 45wpm Speak & Read: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

    $22.22 /hr
    70 hours
    5.00
  8. Jesse Willman

    Jesse Willman

    Experienced Freelance Writer/Translator (FIN/ENG & ENG/FIN)

    Finland - Tests: 2

    With 5 years worth of experience as a Freelance Writer/Translator, I have worked for many well known companies, such as Sfera Studios and Netflix. During my time I have done massive amount of projects, which have left me with wide knowledge about how to do the best possible translations, and the highest quality writing. My areas of expertise are Translations, Content Writing, SEO, Blog Posts, and Article Writing. I have done most of my writing about Fitness & Health, Gambling, SEO, and Product Reviews, but it doesn't mean I couldn't write about something else. I am able to quickly research needed information from accurate sources and find the information I need for the project. The best reasons for hiring me are that I am able to deliver very high quality content, with precision and speed. I will always try my best to hit deadlines, but in case I face an obstacle, you are always informed. I take extra time to make sure clients are notified about every smaller change. Interested? Then you should totally contact me! I am available most of the time and I will give my answer to you as soon as I get in front of a computer.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  9. Teresa Nappi

    Teresa Nappi

    Freelance Translator, Proofreader and Localizer

    Italy - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a Translator, Proofreader, Localizer and a Foreign languages teacher (English, Spanish and Italian L2). Meticulous, extremely professional and highly oriented to deliver top quality results despite the effort that it may imply. I always look for high quality and “perfection”. Motivated, hard-working and eager to acquire new knowledge to improve and expand my skills. Organized, efficient and endowed with a strong work ethic and a natural disposition to work well in team but also independently and under tight deadlines.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00