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  1. Andrii O.

    Andrii O.

    Expert English/Russian/Ukrainian Translator and Copywriter

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago

    My name is Andrii. I have 100+ perfect feedbacks in total at different websites for similar projects. My activity field covers translating documents, websites, web content, applications and correspondence of different topics and styles. My best price is only 0.03$/word, 7$/hour, and you can be sure that all work will be completed on time and in top-quality as I am a responsible and reliable person. I do not use any automatic translation programs, only human translation. Double proofreading is included as the translation will be revised by a professional native proofreader and then by me again. Advantages of hiring me: 1. Excellent English and Russian/Ukrainian skills. I am a native Russian/Ukrainian speaker and fluent in English. I have been studying English since childhood at specialized schools, university and various courses. Furthermore, I have been using English, Russian and Ukrainian languages intensively for my professional activities for the last 10+ years. 2. The Best Quality of work. You can be sure that work will be completed on time and in top-quality, as I am a responsible translator. I do not use any automatic translation programs, only human translation. I always double proofread all my works. 3. Lucrative Price. I have a fixed price for my work. It is only 0.025$/word. My hourly rate is 7$/hour. I also provide attractive discounts for every client. 4. Considerable Experience. My activity field covers translating of documents, websites, web content, applications, correspondence and videos of different topics and styles. Please look at my Portfolio above for samples. 5. Availability and easy communication. I have been working only as a freelance translator for several years already. I am always available both for short- and long-term projects. I usually work 24/7. I check my messages 8 times per day and answer at once. Please contact me any time you need my assistance. My chief fields of specialization in English-Russian/Ukrainian-English Translation are: - Presentations - Websites, Web and IT-related content - Descriptions of products - Sports, gambling, entertainment - Documentation and correspondence - Economy and Finance - Technical / Industry -Retail and commerce -Business and management -Marketing and PR -Hotels and hospitality -Tourism and travel -Luxury goods I offer translation in the following pairs of languages: English - Russian Translation / Interpretation English - Ukrainian Translation / Interpretation Russian - Ukrainian Translation / Interpretation Ukrainian - Russian Translation / Interpretation Russian - English Translation / Interpretation Ukrainian - English Translation / Interpretation I also provide some other services such as proofreading, interpretation, +virtual assistance, subtitling, project management, customer service. The list of other services can be provided upon request. Payment Terms I have a fixed price for my work. It is only 0.025$/word. My hourly rate is 5$/hour. I also provide attractive discounts for every client. Payment methods: Skrill, Bank Transfer, Western Union Profiles and feedbacks: Weblancer: LinkedIn: Facebook: Blog: My contacts: E-mail: Skype: voland_13 Telephone +380 93 723 5479 You may contact me 24/7

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Rob Sanders

    Rob Sanders

    Affordable crowdsourcing for small and large projects.

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Are you interested in outsourcing your data entry, data collection, or other large task to a company? Look no further than Crowd Function. Crowd Function was started by a group of people who have worked in or for the crowdsourcing industry for years. We utilize the Amazon Mechanical Turk platform to fully harness the power of the crowd to get your project done accurately and quickly. Services we offer: - Audio, Video, and Text Transcription - Data Collection - Data Entry - Data Mining - Image Sorting - Image Tagging - Image Moderation - E-mail Harvesting - Writing - Surveys - And More... Please contact us if you have any questions.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Dony Buaco

    Dony Buaco

    Excellent Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2

    Having worked online since 2004, I have acquired a number of skills and competencies that i have honed and developed over the years. I can be trusted to deliver excellent service in the area of back-office and customer support through chat, email and over the phone. To be specific, I can carry out the following tasks but are not limited to: transcription, data entry, research services, article writing, social media account management, blog updating and management, customer support and customer service management. I am a Licensed Secondary School Teacher with area of specialization in Mathematics. So, I can also assist in research or tutorial in Mathematics. I am very easy to get along with. I give my full dedication to every assignment entrusted because i aim for 100% client satisfaction.

    $5.00 /hr
    6,487 hours
  4. Maria Cortes

    Maria Cortes

    Java Developer/Tranlator/

    United States - Last active: 12/10/2014 - Tests: 1

    My name is Maria. Recently graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso, with a BS in Computer Science. My experience is based on school projects during my last semester I gained enormous experience by helping side by side next to the system analyst, in gathering information and integrating it into the VisKo system, documenting requirements, process improvement, and quality assurance to the system and its clients. Furthermore, during the second semester of the senior year I contributed to the implementation of VisKo providing a graphical user interface to the existing VisKo API as well as capabilities for managing statistical information regarding usage of the system. At the same time, I also worked an different projects for different classes, which are explained in detail in my resume. Aside from school projects, I have managed to work on projects on my own, such as creating my online portfolio, and a personal blog. In regards to my programming skills I feel comfortable programing in java, python, php, javascript, and html. Moreover, I my experience on transcription also comes from school projects, as part of our software senior project, it was necessary to transcribe our client interview in order to include it in our Interview Report. Other experience I have includes: Graphic design, I had an internship as a graphic design for two months with a local nonprofit organization (Latinitas). I helped the organization with the design of their flyers to promote their summer camps. At the same time I designed and wrote their newsletter of their camps. Of myself I can say that I am a hardworking woman, enjoy to work on my own, and resolve problems on my own. I work hard to meet deadlines. Deadlines are important to keep me pressured. I hope I can amaze you with my work. Thank you.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Taylor Kang

    Taylor Kang

    Quick Typist, Avid Programmer, Technology Expert, Translator

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 4

    I hold a degree in Computer Science and have been working as a professional programmer for almost 4 years now. I am currently a .NET Web Developer/Consultant (the territory comes with a knowledge of C#, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, HTML5, SASS, and anything else related). Along with being able to program, I am an extremely avid typist. I have a very high average typing speed of 123 WPM with a 99.5% accuracy - that being said, I am very skilled at quick data entry (I know many keyboard shortcuts to help), transcription, copy typing, and anything related to typing in general! I can also translate a fair amount of Korean into English. I'm open to do any type of work in my spare time to help out. It doesn't necessarily need to be related to just typing. I am quite skilled at editing essays and other forms of writing. I am flexible and can provide many other skill other than those listed on my profile - please feel free to reach out to me and ask more!

    $27.80 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Cindy S.

    Cindy S.

    Results-Oriented Professional

    United States - Last active: 03/11/2014

    Results-oriented professional with demonstrated skills and experiences in Software Development and Project Management. Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. Committed to quality and customer satisfaction. Experience in: PHP, MySql, C#, ASP.NET, ASP, JavaScript, HTML, XHTML, XML, AJAX, CSS, WebServices, T-SQL, SQL Server, NUnit, Ektron CMS, WordPress, Facebook API, Google API, Flash, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Michedolene Hogan

    Michedolene Hogan


    United States - Last active: 05/07/2012

    Over the past 4 years I have been actively working for as a Virtual Assistant helping clients get and stay organized, oversee writers, coordinate website promotion and handle inside tasks such as transcribing course audios into Microsoft Word formatted and ready for eBook publication. I also have experience in website development and management in the WordPress platform, overseeing chat forum participation, publishing content on demand and writing internet ready content.

    $16.67 /hr
    4 hours
  8. Anna Shahmuradyan

    Anna Shahmuradyan

    Editor/proofreader with content management experience

    Armenia - Last active: 09/18/2014 - Tests: 4

    I have a wide experience in editing and proofreading various literary and specialized texts. Also, I have five years of experience in Information Technology field (content management, bug reports, text translations and editing, etc). My language proficiency - Armenian (native), Russian - fluent (both oral and written), English - good (both oral and written).

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Michaela Martens

    Michaela Martens

    Writer, Editor, and Administrative Professional

    United States - Last active: 03/20/2014

    An experienced freelance writing and editing professional looks to utilize her skills for your company's ultimate success. In addition to an excellent, verifiable portfolio of writing for print news, websites, radio, and T.V., I have superb editing, copy editing, and design skills. Past work experience includes writing, editing, and website management for The Hill Newspaper, NBC News- Colorado Springs, the Patrick Henry College Communications Department, and the National Journalism Center. I am also familiar with writing legal motions and correspondence, editing expert witness reports, verbatim/general transcription, and providing excellent executive and administrative support. Relevant Skills: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Audition) and iOS Proficient * Writing, Editing, Photography, and Graphic Design * Webpage management and design (Dreamweaver, WordPress, CSS, HTML) experience * Superb research skills * Experience managing databases * Excellent management, customer service, administrative, and organizational skills * Performs well in high-pressure environments * Highly detail-oriented * Experience with Medical, Accounting, and Development Software

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Taylor W.

    Taylor W.

    Virtual Assistant, Administrator, Detailed and Accurate Writer

    United States - Last active: 03/25/2014 - Tests: 7

    -Experienced C-level support lifeline, global facilitator and reliable problem-solver -Award-winning project management professional leading corporate marketing and internal communications -Exceptional record of accurately managing research projects and market trends -Respected leader of in-house organization teams and outside partnerships to bridge corporate executive initiatives -Orchestrated and conceptualized campaigns to effectively reinforce brand image -Expert in content development of marketing-driven assets and sales tools -Proven ability to drive record-high marketing campaign mROI and execution of product launches

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours