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  1. Roger L.

    Roger L.

    Project Management / SMM&Marketing Specialist/ Portuguese Translator

    Brazil - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

    To go beyond the expectations of those counting on my professional skills and in the areas I am fully capable of providing excellence. Such areas include but are not limited to: Project and team managing skills: Over 5 years of experience managing teams, providing training programs to allow team members to be fully capable of acquiring the necessary skills to perform their daily tasks. Project and Team leadership and experiences have included: - Leading Projects from Start to Finish - Write Extensive and detailed Guidelines - Monitor Team Performance - Plan and provide Team Skill Growth - Manage, Lead, Execute and Monitor projects with dozens to Hundreds of Participants 100% remotely - Weekly team and project detailed reporting Company owner for almost 4 years. Owned a remodeling construction company where I managed a team of 15 professionals in the same area. Which involved duties such as: - Provided training and personal coaching to develop their professional skills in the field. - Responsible for managing and structuring the company while providing services to nationwide companies and personal clients. - Responsible for bills to pay and basic accounting such as maintaining cash flow of the company, cutting checks for the staff - Responsible for projects and duties among our teams Costumer Support Management: More than 2 years of experience with IT Technical Costumer Support, levels 1 and 2. Direct costumer support by phone, remotely and in person for Nestle S/A. Duties involved: - Responsible for providing technical training for team members. - Assignment Group (AG) Tasks - Ticket handling, monitoring, follow up, execution and closure - Task Queue Handling with updates and follow ups - High Priority ticket Management: - TTR System Management : Time to Assign/Reassign Ticket Management System: Which means divide high priority tickets to appropriate assignment groups - SAP Monitoring System: Responsible for providing delicate support for Nestle brokers and clients worldwide while handling multimillion dollar orders of merchandize to big corporations such as Walmart, Carrefour and others SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist. -Technical Content DEVELOPMENT. Document revision. Technical and non-technical documents. -Provided long services for clients -Website ranking Exceptional Translator: Portuguese/English and English/Portuguese I have been in the field of translation since the year of 2000. Through all these years I must say that I have gained extensive knowledge in the field of translation which also includes: - Portuguese to English Audio Transcribing - English to Portuguese Audio Transcribing - General translation Services Additional strong points worth the mention are: - Logical and analytically cable of making quick decisions - Problems identification (E.g. Recurrent incidents) and treatment of the issues raised by the market or internally (OIT) or within project/task scope - Great Communication Skills - Pro-activeness / Collaboration in helping, teaching, and coaching other people, teams and organizations. - Entrepreneurship: Problem Solver, calculated risk taker, Innovator (propose innovation / renovation) and entrepreneur. - Used to working under pressure and capable of handling pressure while multitasking at the same time. Social Media and Internet Marketing Experience in leading and managing companies social media portfolios and brandins. - Responsible for managing online presence, social media accounts, product image and deliverable. Other points include: - Creating a Social Network Marketing Plan - Marketing Techniques for Facebook - Marketing Techniques for Twitter - Marketing Techniques for YouTube - Strategy and Goals - Email Marketing - and others

    Groups: Article Samurai, oTranslators

    $17.78 /hr
    5,122 hours
    4.92
  2. 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
    6,635 hours
    4.99
  3. Manolito Sulit

    Manolito Sulit

    Tagalog/Filipino Translator, Web Admin, DE & Content Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

    Thank you for your interest in my profile. You can call me Manny. A published writer in Filipino and a former teacher of the language, my poems and stories are collected in paperback, ebook and magazine editions. I have also written, directed and produced a full-length indie movie. I've got my Journalism degree from UST and some postgraduate translation units during my stint at DLSU. My oDesk career has started way back in 2008 as a VA doing data entry for MLS. After a year, an offer came to implement Internet marketing strategies that promote language learning products and also to develop affiliate sites. Since then, more clients have entrusted me with more exciting jobs related to content, data entry, online marketing, website management and the like. I look forward to working with you in your project. Best regards.

    $12.00 /hr
    6,788 hours
    4.92
  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. Jamin C.

    Jamin C.

    Determined Fast and Reliable

    United States - Tests: 7

    I am currently doing volunteer teaching work in France. I speak, read and write both English and French with English being my first language. I have done translation and interpreting work on an individual basis and for large groups. Over the past 4 years I've worked as a Licensed Personal Banker for 2 large banks in New York. Within the bank I managed the sales team, was responsible for meeting sales goals and assisted the manager in managing all functions of the branch. I have strong sales skills but also excellent oral and written communication skills. Part of my job was written communication with clients from diverse backgrounds. This helped me to become proficient in writing, proofreading, and correction. Also I have worked as a Personal Assistant and Manager where I was in charge of organizing meetings, travel arrangements and doing research projects. As a Personal Assistant I managed the team and kept things running in the office. I touch type 60 words per minute and I am very comfortable working with computers. I have transcribed videos and audio files. I enjoy writing and this passion has helped me to write many articles on a variety of topics in both English and French. I know the value of getting work done quickly and accurately. I am good at leading others to accomplish that same goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    6,901 hours
    4.72
  6. 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
    771 hours
    4.99
  7. Diana Muniz Barbosa

    Diana Muniz Barbosa

    Administrative and Personal Assistant. Customer Support Manager.

    Canada - Tests: 9

    If what you need is an experienced, hard-working, responsible and fast learner person, I can offer that and more. Since I join oDesk I have been a personal assistant, virtual assistant, project manager and administrative manager, I ca help you with many tasks like translations (English-Spanish, Spanish-English, French-Spanish), customer service, market and Internet research, recruiting, administrative support, I am detailed oriented, pro-active and need little supervision. My goal is to make your life easier by giving you the best quality work. Before joining oDesk, I was a long time experienced PR with speciality in fashion and marketing looking to expand my work campus and to help with my knowledge as much as I can. I had work in Milan, Paris, NY, Mexico and some other countries as a PR and marketing consultant, mostly traveling to any place my services were needed including the Middle East. I believe that my experience in all those places makes my profile interesting because of my knowledge of too many different cultures.

    Groups: Pro Customer Service

    $20.00 /hr
    2,884 hours
    5.00
  8. 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
  9. 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