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  1. Jolanta K.

    Jolanta K.

    Polish Translator & Researcher

    Poland - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Native Polish Translator, Interpreter, Researcher and Recruiter Services provided: - translation to Polish - software translation, website translation, business translation, travel, insurance, market research questionnaires. - proofreading - interpreting - face to face and telephone interpreting, interpreting business meetings - market research and telemarketing - B2B and B2C, qualitative and quantitative research - business research in Poland - media research, researching statistical data, telephone research - communication with clients, potential clients or suppliers based in Poland providing cultural insight - product sourcing, looking for suppliers in Poland - searching business directories. I've been using Alibaba.com website for 6 years. - attending conferences Qualifications: - postgraduate diploma in conference interpreting - postgradudate diploma in translation - MSc in Environmental Management from a UK University - MSc in Geography from a Polish university - fully FPC (Financial Planning Certificate) qualified - UK qualifications Job experience: - translation, interpreting and proofreading of websites, software, market research questionnaires and surveys, business meetings, travel. - sales support in the insurance and banking industry - market research and telemarketing I am looking for long term relationships with quality employers. More information on: http://businessinpoland.pl.tl/

    Groups: oTranslators

    $22.22 /hr
    1,565 hours
    4.99
  2. Mutya Hibaya

    Mutya Hibaya

    Experienced Medical Reviewer/Editor/Proofreader

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am seeking opportunities where I could use and improve my reviewing, editing, and proofreading skills and of course for a better pay. I also have skills in data entry and typing and has some knowledge in computer applications including MS Word and PDF. Over the last 7 years, I worked in a medical records review company where we summarize records for doctors handling Workers' Compensation cases. I first worked as a Medical Records Reviewer, and then was promoted to Editor, and then got the Proofreader/Head of the Account position. As the Head of the Account, I provide team leadership and coaching. I am responsible in creating an environment oriented to open communications, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort. I also review performance of team members objectively and identify training needs. I am an expert team leader with a strong desire to excel. I value my job most and always give the best that I can. :-)

    $10.00 /hr
    816 hours
    5.00
  3. Chiara D.

    Chiara D.

    Italian proofreading & transcription, ENG to ITA localization

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12

    I'm an Italian native speaker 31 y.o. woman. I speak and write an outstanding Italian and I've good a great pronunciation. I'm also very fluent in spoken and written English. My previous experiences are as translator and localizator from English to Italian, Italian proofreader and transcriber, interviewer, Q&A tester, and voice-over. I've got excellent phone etiquette and a professional polite and friendly voice tone. I've got advanced knowledge of audio and video editing, basic Office use and CRM programs. My spoken Italian is clear loud and accent-free, great for voice-over and voice recognition softwares.. I'm currently enrolled in some videogame companies' "candidate's pool" having succeeded in various proofreading/localization tests. "First Certificate in English" (FCE) accomplished ------------------------------------------------ 31enne madrelingua Italiana, ottima presenza audio e video. Precedenti esperienze nell'ambito di traduzioni e localizzazioni dall'Inglese, correzione di bozze, trascrizioni in Italiano, intervistatrice, Q&A tester. Conoscenza di programmi di editing audio e video, pacchetto Office e CRM

    $11.00 /hr
    396 hours
    5.00
  4. Jessie Mendoza

    Jessie Mendoza

    Experienced Administrative Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 5

    I have been into office administration contour of work for more than ten years now most of which comprise operational and administrative functions in front office procedures. I am efficient in handling and monitoring various types of documents, proficient in MS Office 2003 & 2007 Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint. etc.) , knowledgeable in several important computer software such as working with pdf files (Acrobat and Adobe Reader ); Photoshop , Print Artist , ACDSee for graphic design; Nero, Roxio for cd burnings and files storage and backups; I also have a knowledge in networking and online application, in researching and cross referencing. I can allocate 8-12 hours a day for any given time for any given projects.

    $8.33 /hr
    2,890 hours
    4.95
  5. Patricia D.

    Patricia D.

    Translation Expert. All subjects. PT-ENG-and more

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 5

    Hello. I always had a large interest in languages since i was very young. I speak and write fluently Portuguese (my native language), English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. I can maintain either casual or business conversation in those languages, written or spoken. I have been working with translations, proofreading and transcripts for the past years. I have been successful with my work and all my costumers have been satisfied with the results. I can translate almost any subject but, I don't feel comfortable with medical documents. I will gladly accept offers related to my skills. As for budgets, I am sure we can always get to an agreement. I can work either hourly or fixed price. Thank you very much. Patricia Duarte Paços.

    $10.00 /hr
    5 hours
    5.00
  6. Marianne A.

    Marianne A. Agency Contractor

    Virtual Assistant. Excellent Transcriber.Proofreader. Customer Service

    Philippines - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I've worked in call center industry for over 4 years, and I believe that this has helped me developed excellent communication skills and high level of customer satisfaction. I am honest, flexible, reliable, work best under pressure and can manage with minimal or without supervision. With no missed deadlines, a great history of repeat clients and a passion for challenging jobs, I sure take pride in what I do.

    Associated with: Zeal

    $13.00 /hr
    676 hours
    4.91
  7. Nicola Giovagnoli

    Nicola Giovagnoli

    Native Italian/Spanish translator

    Canada - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 8

    I am a native Italian/Spanish translator with many years of experience. I can translate any kind of content: tourism, science, children, commercial, legal notices, websites, etc. I can guarantee you a top-level service, with a great attention to details, a clear communication and the ability to handle pressure and tight deadlines. I offer the following services: ---> Translation: French/Spanish to Italian. French/Italian to Spanish. ---> Proofreading: Spanish, Italian ---> Transcription: Spanish, Italian -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Working with me: I have a responsible, professional and careful approach. I respond quickly and you can reach me by skype, email and odesk message board. I’m always available to take care of your needs and ready to update and correct the translations according to your wishes. ------- How I work: I translate subtitles, strings, websites, e-mails, product presentations, wrote press-releases, legal notices, manuals. I provide a human translation and I adapt the text to the context, in order to make it sound natural to a native speaker. Any specific terms will be double checked. Any translation is proofread before delivering. ------- How much do I cost: I have a fair rate and provide high quality services (5 stars feedback). ---> Translation: English/French/Spanish to Italian: 0,03$ / word ---> Proofreading: Spanish, Italian: 2$ / page (250 words) ---> Transcription: Spanish, Italian: 30$ / 1hr tape

    $15.00 /hr
    56 hours
    5.00
  8. ERICA OHENE-BEKOE

    ERICA OHENE-BEKOE

    Entrepreneur/Market Research Analyst / Business Development

    Sweden - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Versatile, flexible and innovative entrepreneur with combined years of professional and academic experiences, in Research, strategic marketing, Business development, corporate/project management, International Relations, public relations & Event Management skills. . Highly motivated, detail oriented, very organized, and a dedicated team player with excellent analytically and well developed written and verbal communication skills. . Proficient knowledge in the field on sustainable development and project management Specialties: Skills: Business Development, Research, International Relations, project management and strategic marketing,Results-Based Management & Corporate Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, strategic management, public relations & Communication, Event Management, problem solving, capacity building, risk management Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Google Internet search engines . Ability to adapt to my environment/ field of work (however challenging); and my determination to successfully, effectively and efficiently execute every task entrusted upon me. With these experiences, I feel that I am well qualified for this position based on the teamwork, leadership, and organizational skills.

    $30.00 /hr
    40 hours
    4.66
  9. Alexander Nieland

    Alexander Nieland

    Translator & Localization Specialist - Dutch, Spanish & English

    United States - Last active: 07/17/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am a Dutch native speaker, also fluent in Spanish and English. I have lived in Spain and the US for several years. I have a Masters degree in the Dutch language and I am a sworn Spanish translator (B.Comn.) For more than 10 years I have been translating various web texts, computer programs, apps, documents and also subtitles for documentaries and television series in the following languages: Dutch, Spanish and English. My passion is localization for apps. I work both on OS X and Windows and I am proficient in CAT tools like Trados and Wordfast. I also proofread and write texts in any of these three languages.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Jane Gibson

    Jane Gibson

    Professional Writer and Blogger

    United States - Last active: 09/07/2010 - Tests: 6

    Seeking a challenging new skill or trade. I have numerous blogs that I write on all the time. I have 5 years experience in all of MS Software. I love to work and I am a hard worker. I am available 24-7, 365 days a year.

    $27.78 /hr
    3 hours
    4.54