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Hire a freelance translator for the professional skills you need to translate your content from one language to another. A professional translator can take your content and translate it accurately while remaining true to its meaning and tone.

From websites to personal letters, a professional translator can help you reach out to potential customers in their own language or learn what someone else is trying to communicate to you. Some of the most common translation languages are Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, but you can find a professional translator for any language into English, or vice versa.

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  1. Dariusz Mlodnicki

    Dariusz Mlodnicki

    Polish Translator and Voice Over Artist

    Poland - Last active: 07/30/2014 - Tests: 6

    I am a Polish voice over artist and an English ↔ Polish translator. I have the appropriate degree in English and experience (among others, over 400 translated Android apps!) and proficiently use industry-standard software (such as WordFast for translation and various DAWs for recording). I do own a registered business and therefore can issue valid invoices for my services.

    $16.67 /hr
    12 hours
  2. Nicolas I.

    Nicolas I.

    Expert English-Spanish Translator.

    Uruguay - Last active: 11/06/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    Expert English to Spanish translator. Always the most accurate translation. I have excellent oDesk test results and made in REAL time. Over two years working as an online translator inside and outside oDesk satisfying my clients needs. Experience translating software, websites and technical language such as legal, medical and financial. I´m an organized and hardworking person inviting you to trust on my skills to turn your documents into perfect Spanish. I´ll never offer a service I can´t provide or deadlines I can´t meet, keeping a 5 star profile is one of my main goals so I always provide a 5 star service. Highest quality guaranteed. My rates are flexible and I adapt to any kind of project. My goal after being hired is to help my employer with everything he/she needs because I´m not just a translator, I´m a hardworking person and I´ll try to be your best employee, partner or anything you need.

    $14.44 /hr
    154 hours
  3. Dalibor Vrga

    Dalibor Vrga

    B.A.Sc. in Business Informatics

    Serbia - Last active: 10/31/2014 - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 5

    Advanced in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Corel Draw, MS Office, etc; Familiar with the most of computer hardware, Networking and Internet technologies; Skilled at Legal terms and documents; Translator for Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian languages, certified by the United Nations (10 years worked at the UN org.); Detail oriented and highly efficient.

    $10.00 /hr
    16 hours
  4. Lars R.

    Lars R.

    Engineer with many skills available for work.

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7

    I will do every job to the best of my abilities, and always seek to improve my skills. I will always provide my employer with satisfying results of any job I might have, no matter the size of the job or payment. I will always deliver it on time, and in cases where the deadline is too short, I will inform the employer before the start of the project. I can provide excellent services in many fields, and I am 100% reliable and honest. My fields of experience is in computers, softwares and engineering. During the last year since moving to the Philippines, I have been working with retail computer systems such as Point- Of-Sales and stock management, as well as setting up accounting and ledger systems. In Norway, I have had experience in circuit engineering and design and making wire diagrams, as well as many fields in engineering such as ventilation and indoor climate, and mechanical/electrical engineering featuring transmissions and motor/fan setups..

    Groups: oTranslators

    $27.78 /hr
    653 hours
  5. Julie S.

    Julie S.

    Research and business Plans, market research, presentations, projects

    France - Last active: 12/26/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Based in France, I am trilingual English/French/Chinese (written and spoken). Over the last six years and in four countries, including China and the UK, I have : sold products and services, developed businesses and partnerships, coordinated exhibitions and set up events, taught business language and built a Museum, working with prestigious brands such as Dior and BMW. My level of energy is so high that I am now also seeking opportunities to provide virtual support, in the following areas :- translation, interpretation, transcription in EN/FR/CH- Business plan, market research and marketing plan- project Management- e-Marketing, e-Sales - Sourcing, Recruitment- Customer service. - Expertise regarding China.

    $20.00 /hr
    116 hours
  6. Raquel I.

    Raquel I.

    Communication Expert: Content, Translation, Proofreading, Localization

    Spain - Last active: 04/04/2012 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    Top level experienced and qualified communications expert seeks to respond to the significant demand for creative and professional international communication. Thanks to my background and skills, I am uniquely positioned in my field of expertise to be able to give clients the added advantage of effective communication in international business and relations. I specialize in translation, proofreading, transcreation, localization and cultural review.

    $27.78 /hr
    37 hours
  7. Andrea R.

    Andrea R.

    Editor/Proofreader/Aesthete/ English Literature MA

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10/01/2014 - Tests: 6

    Having studied English Literature and Aesthetics at university, my main objective is to enhance my experience as a service provider. I acquired and developed most of my skills during my university years through research and analyzing works of art on a weekly basis, by means of regular academic essays, written and oral presentations and open discussions. I have been working as a freelance editor for over 6 years, during which time I have worked with journalists, writers, mags in London, Amsterdam, Bratislava, and my hometown Budapest. My experience also includes creative (article) writing, translating/interpreting and transcribing/subtitle writing. At the moment I am working as a freelance editor and proofreader in London. I hold a Cambridge ESOL Certificate of Proficiency in English; during my universtiy years I have worked as a teacher with both children and adults on several goals as a private tutor and exam trainer/ consultant.

    $13.89 /hr
    614 hours
  8. May Lor

    May Lor

    Hmong Interperter and Translator

    United States - Last active: 08/25/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am bilingual in both Hmong and English. I have 10 years of experiences in translation and as an interpreter in medical, insurance, financial, legal, and government trades. I am also highly skill in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. I have accounts receivable background and currently working with SXD accounting program. I am very committed to my projects and offer a fast turn around time for all work.

    $27.78 /hr
    204 hours
  9. Razzaqul K.

    Razzaqul K.


    Bangladesh - Last active: 01/30/2012 - Tests: 9

    I am an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with extensive experience across areas of Telecom network planning (Transmission). I am a proactive individual with a logical approach to the assigned tasks. I work to make things easy and I am respectful to different views. I am clear, to-the-point and focused in my behaviors and actions. I am able to work well on my own initiative and can demonstrate the high levels of motivation required to meet the tightest of deadlines. Even under significant pressure, I possess a strong ability to perform effectively and to inspire the team. I drive the challenges. I am now looking to work under an erudite GURU and then do some good works my self which I am confident of being capable. Then I will be a tech Entrepreneur. Simultaneously I will continue research activity.

    $10.00 /hr
    18 hours
  10. Henrique Fogli

    Henrique Fogli

    SEO Campaign Manager - Content Marketing Strategist

    Brazil - Last active: 04/16/2013 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    Content Marketing Strategist. SEO Project Manager. Online Marketing Consultant. Writer. Social Media Manager. You name it... I'm here to help you understand the market and information demand of your niche. I'll show you where the opportunities are and how your business can grow within your market with SEO, SEM and SMM techniques. I´ll turn those opportunities into rich, high-quality content, apply techniques to make sute this content gets to its proper audience and help you convert this traffic into leads os business. I can help you to have the most out of your online market, continuously improving your reach and stablishing your brand. To cut a long story short, I´m here for fulfill your web marketing needs. Drop me a question if you need some advice about how to get more exposure on the web! And have a great day!

    $33.33 /hr
    190 hours