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  1. Elena V.

    Elena V.

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

    Turkey - Last active: 19 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
    6,354 hours
    4.99
  2. Le Nguyen

    Le Nguyen

    Native Vietnamese Translator

    Vietnam - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Vietnamese native with 8 years of experience working as an English <> Vietnamese translator for prestigious private and public entities and also with individuals who require quality translations. My areas of specialization are IT, websites, gaming, business and financial content, marketing, sciences, real estate, law, education, certified documents, semi technical and medical documentation, handbooks and manuals, as well as other general documents. CAT Tools and Platforms: Trados, XTM Could, Smartling, Google Translation Toolkit Services provided: translation, edition, software localization, creative writing.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $16.00 /hr
    3,419 hours
    5.00
  3. de Guzman Yvette Marie

    de Guzman Yvette Marie

    Recruitment Manager and Project/Pipeline Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Over the last 10 years, I have extensive experience in recruitment, human resources management, employee relations, training and development, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. Have successfully hired several IT and non-IT practitioners (Developer and Support for Java, C++, RPG, Cobol, Cognos, SAP [FICO, SD, MM, HR, PP], etc.; IT Administrators i.e., Network, Systems, Dialer, Cognos, Sharepoint, SAP Basis, etc.; QA/Testers; Business Analysts; Project Managers; IT Managers; Development Managers; QA/Test Managers; Engineering, Manufacturing, Banking/Finance, Operations, Auditors, Sales/Marketing, BPO/Call Center Executives, etc.) Five years of my HR experience have been into online/freelance work through oDesk. I also manage a recruitment/HR team, handling the training of the new hires and promoted employees, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. I also have more than 5 years of experience in administrative work; more than 3 years experience in sales/customer service; almost 8 years experience in handling operations management; and 16 years experience in data entry and transcription.

    $16.67 /hr
    7,962 hours
    4.99
  4. Camilla Michelle

    Camilla Michelle

    Linguistic College Grad. with a love for the English language

    Denmark - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello there! Thanks for taking a look at my profile. I'm a native Dane who speaks and writes English and Danish on a daily basis. I'll be able to assist you with any kind of English-To-Danish / Danish-To-English; • Translation, • Proofreading/Review, • Copy-writing, • Interpreting and almost anything in between. I strive to deliver Fluent, Natural and Top-Quality Translations! I'm a young woman from Denmark who has recently graduated from college, where I primarily studied English and Danish(native language). I have done a lot of different translations and worked with many kinds of content, including Websites, Apps, Hotel pamphlets, Manuals, Bank papers, eCommerce and product descriptions, SEO and media-related texts. I check my mail daily, so please don't hesitate to contact me. I can also be made available via Skype if nessesary.

    $16.60 /hr
    47 hours
    5.00
  5. Melissa McDaniel

    Melissa McDaniel

    Voice Over Professional, Audio Engineer, Administrator, Copy Writer

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    To provide you with just the 'right' voice for your project. With over 15 years in the industry, I'm a professional voice talent that has lent my voice to hundreds of radio and TV ads, Narrations, Business/industrial projects, eLearning, audio books, IVR and animation for web and applications as well as other projects. From a the girl next door, to a mature delivery, friendly, sultry, and character voices and accents. Giving you affordability and versatility with out sacrificing quality, quickly. Let me be Your voice over girl! www.yourvoiceovergirl.com/demos

    $60.00 /hr
    69 hours
    4.98
  6. Benedetta Mannella

    Benedetta Mannella

    Certified English/Italian Translator - Proofreader - Transcriber

    Italy - Last active: 19 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

    $17.78 /hr
    3,008 hours
    4.99
  7. Phoebe J.

    Phoebe J.

    Voice Over Artist/Digital Nomad

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    ~Audio book recordings - guided imagery/meditation, children's stories, etc. ~E-Learning Courses - Short and Long versions ~Radio - upbeat, smooth conversational, commercials/tags/jingles ~TV - commercials/tags/jingles ~ Video - dvd presentations/Youtube ~Messages on hold ~Power Point Voice presentations __________________________________________________________ ~Audio Editing ~Audio Production ~Available Sound File Conversions - Mp3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, M4A, OGG ~24 hour turn around time or less - depending on length of project NOTE: My hourly rate posted is ONLY for administrative type work, not voice overs. For voice overs I am more than glad to give potential clients a quote. Clients usually pay as a bonus, milestone or fixed rate for these. I will do two re-dos of recordings at no charge. After the second there is a nominal fee. I've had the pleasure of working with great clients both in the past and presently on oDesk. I am also an English tutor and enjoy helping people learn or just brush up on the skills they already have for conversation or writing via Skype or email. I also welcome the opportunity to assist clients with personal assisting, email handling, transcription, etc. however my first choice is and will always be voice over projects. I welcome children's audio book projects to add to my growing list. My ONLY three primary ways of responding to potential new clients are through oDesk, skype and directly by phone. Due to multiple scams using oDesk trying to get me to communicate through Yahoo Messenger, for 'invitations to interview' I will not add anyone to my yahoo messenger list. Communication must be upfront and direct. Thank you. I absolutely LOVE oDesk and the projects-both challenging and easy that have come my way and continue to as a result. It has been and continues to be a wonderful journey into the world of freelance.

    $16.67 /hr
    41 hours
    5.00
  8. Lisa K.

    Lisa K.

    Transcription, IT Support, Administrative Work

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will deliver very high quality work in a short period of time. You will not be disappointed in the value that you get when using me for all of your administrative needs.

    $16.67 /hr
    17 hours
    5.00
  9. Sarah N.

    Sarah N.

    Clever, efficient wordsmith, voice artist and marketer

    Ireland - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    I am a voice artist, writer and transcriber based in Dublin, Ireland. My background is in radio - I have six years experience working with the National Broadcaster here in Ireland - but I am moving into the field of digital marketing and social media. I also have experience in writing, editing and proof-reading, having worked as Editor of my university newspaper for a year upon graduating. I have a small home studio where I record and edit my voice over work.

    $20.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.75
  10. Anthony R.

    Anthony R.

    Freelance writer and editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    Someone wise once said, "a writer writes," and while that's true, a good writer can thoughtfully and accurately convey not only his own ideas, but the ideas of others as well. Over the last eight years, I have written and edited material for a number of businesses and individual clients alike, from start-ups to educational developers to budding novelists and screenwriters. My strength as a freelancer stems from my accessibility, accuracy, and ability to understand each client’s individual needs. As a lifelong student of literature in all forms, I specialize in ghostwriting, editing, proofreading, and narrative form analyses. I have both independent and corporate experience in proofreading, copyediting, copywriting, narrative writing and editing, transcription, and more.

    $20.00 /hr
    146 hours
    4.98