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  1. Ignacio M.

    Ignacio M.

    Spanish translator (from English, German and French)

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I have years of experience translating from English, French and German to Spanish. In addition to my background in translation, I have a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, which allows me to translate both financial content (like Forex and academic finance) and marketing, including localizing SEO, SEM, ASO and marketing translations. I can translate code (XML, HTML, Python, Poedit, Wordpress), as coding is a hobby of mine. I have experience working repeatedly for companies like Amazon, eBay, Pergo, Sony or Wordreference. I own copies of MS Office 2007 and Trados 2011. I can work with new software on demand. My quality is top notch and I've never missed a deadline.

    $17.78 /hr
    753 hours
    4.98
  2. Julian Z.

    Julian Z.

    Translator & Backend-Developer

    Germany - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    The past years confronted me with several interesting challenges regarding my career. On the one hand I worked as an Software Engineer, focusing on developing and planning software projects and realizing them in PHP/C#/VBS. On the other hand I've come in touch with several advertising related topics. Most of my clients have been small companies with anything from 5 to 20 employees, which required flexibility and the readiness to delve into new topics and tasks. My free time added a new layer of skills and practice due to the fact that I used it to write articles and blog entries, most notably about computer games and poetry. Nowadays I'm working as an Information Manager which leaves several of my acquired skills useless - I want to use and develop them further.

    $22.22 /hr
    131 hours
    5.00
  3. Ayse Gul Boydas

    Ayse Gul Boydas

    Freelancer

    Netherlands - Last active: 22 hours ago

    efficient..responsible..honest..hardworking! I studied Sociology (BA) and Human Ecology (MA). I made my internship in media agencies, and have experience as a volunteer, researcher, project manager, documentary production, photographer, translator, transcriber and social media expert. My main focus is environment, science, culture and media. Because of my works and interests I travel a lot and so far I lived in United States, Turkey, Sweden and Poland. Right now, I live in the Netherlands. I have my own mobile-shop of handmade accessories and I work on restoration and renovation projects. I am open to all possibilities and believe in learning, sharing knowledge and being helpful towards one another. When I am working, I meet the deadlines and check everything on all levels before I hand it in. I have fluent English and Turkish in reading, writing and speaking. These days, I am learning Dutch. Soon I will be able to work with it too.

    $22.50 /hr
    692 hours
    5.00
  4. Yusuf U.

    Yusuf U.

    Norwegian/English/Turkish - Translator/Transcriber/Proofreader

    Norway - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    Being an ethnic Turk born and raised in Norway, I am privileged with knowledge in three languages; Norwegian, English and Turkish. My oral and written skills in Norwegian have naturally developed through school and social interactions, whilst my Turkish language skills have developed mostly through the teachings of my family, but also self taught through books, movies and newspapers. English on the other hand is a language I have been learning for over ten years now in school (oral and academic writing), but also through movies, books and newspapers. In addition to my language skills, I also have experience with computers (Windows and MAC) and phones (Android and IOS) due to my past job as a forum moderator at XDA Developers, and the technical help & support I offered through live chats and remote help (TeamViewer). I speak all the three languages fluently, and i can translate and proofread websites, emails, letters, short novels etc., as well as give technical support for a variety of mobile devices and computers. SKILLS Translation/transcribing work from English to Norwegian. Translation/transcribing work from Norwegian to English. Translation/transcribing from Turkish to Norwegian Translation/transcribing from Turkish to English English proofreading. Norwegian proofreading Turkish proofreading Technical support for phones (Android and IOS) and computers (Windows and Mac) CORE QUALIFICATIONS • Cooperative team member • Outstanding interpersonal skills • Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint proficient • Quick learner • Strong verbal and written communication • Efficient

    $17.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  5. Laurel P.

    Laurel P. Agency Contractor

    Independent Contractor

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

    I have been working online as a content provider, editor, moderator, and Internet researcher/rater since 1993. Experienced in image moderation, real-time and stored short answers, research, content writing, SEO, long and short content editing, e-book writing, and content verification. Skilled in Google Docs, Excel, Word, proprietary applications, and common sense. Professional and mature, every job is a priority and impeccably executed.

    Associated with: GAB Ventures Agency

    $23.33 /hr
    3,303 hours
    4.99
  6. Muhammad Raffay

    Muhammad Raffay

    Sr. Server Support Engineer / Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 08/31/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I am result-oriented IT Professional (having more than 7 years of Experience) focused towards company’s operational goals by keeping abreast with current and emerging IT technologies. Core competency attribute as the management experience of supervising team of skilled human resources responsible for smooth IT operations; nevertheless has the ability to work as team member or in individual capacity. Substantial Project Management aptitude of planning, designing, and implementing large-scale Enterprise Network / System Infrastructure, Security Operations Center (CCTV/Bio-Metric appliances), Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration and Back office Application Services along with different emerging technologies as per organization need. Also, have the knowledge of deliver cost effective solutions which meets the business requirement. And, ability to conduct AS-IS, TO-BE and GAP analysis to enhance business processes. Some of my salient achievements: • Bachelors of Engineering in Information Technology (B.E. IT) • Cisco Certified [CCNA 640-802, CCNP Cisco ID: CSCO13826485] • Juniper Certified [JNCIA-EX, JNCIA-ER, JNCIS, JNCIP Juniper ID: JPR81316] • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE 2003, Coursework) • Corporate IT Security- (Computer Networks Security) Design Experience: • Active Directory 2003/2008 • Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 • Firewall (Cisco ASA, PIX525, Sonicwall NSA 3500, Juniper SSG 140) • Cisco Routers 800, 1600, 1800, 2800 • Cisco Switches 2900, 3500, 4500, and Extreme BD6800, x450, Summit 48si, HP ProCurve 2810, 1800 Specialties • Data Center Development • Network infrastructure design • System infrastructure Integration • Point-to-Point Wireless Solution • Unified messaging • Custom software development • Risk management and data security • Disaster recovery planning • Structured Cabling Solutions

    $16.67 /hr
    37 hours
    4.99
  7. Denise S.

    Denise S.

    Independent Contractor

    United States - Last active: 11/13/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am a payroll specialist by trade and have spent many years working in a corporate environment. I started working from home about four years ago and find that I enjoy writing and researching immensely. I have extensive experience with SEO, content writing, internet research, descriptive content, data entry and writing short articles. I am a great writer and promise to provide you with grammatically correct and unique content.

    $22.00 /hr
    47 hours
    4.98
  8. Mohammad Gharaee

    Mohammad Gharaee

    Translator and C++ developer

    Germany - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am Matlab and C++ developer. I have worked for 3 years in this fields. I have worked in Bosch Germany for Driver Assistance System development. My interest is specially in Computer Vision and Image Processing. I have worked in pedestrian intention detection, horizon estimation and roll and pitch angle detection out of stereo images. I also have worked as a Persian<>English translator. I have worked for more than 10 years ans for many international companies in South Korea, Turkey, Germany and United States. I am member of Persian Translator team in Google. I have translated many books, papers an seminars.

    $20.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  9. Taikyoung K.

    Taikyoung K.

    Meeting & Event Professional, Translator

    South Korea - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2

    I'm native Korean, and a freelance meeting & event professional and a translator. I have bachelor's degree in English and Japanese, as well as studied computer science and international commerce. Working with various international organizations and global companies for 10 year. If you're looking for a reliable meeting & event professional for your upcoming event or Korean translator, please don't hesitate to contact me.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00