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Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Developer & Translator

    Brazil - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems, specially on the following topics: Design and development of systems (implementation, analysis and design), databases and information processing. I Also, do translations and proofreading of English and Portuguese texts.

    $16.67 /hr
    515 hours
    5.00
  2. Angel García

    Angel García

    Excelent software developer with Java experience

    Venezuela - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    My main goal is to complete jobs providing an excellent service, with professional results always on time. I am currently finishing my Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science. I have experience coding in Java / C# / PHP / C++ also in the development of webpages with HTML / CSS, developing algorithms, working with data structures, also with CMS ( Especially Drupal ) and with DBMS such as Oracle, Mysql and a little less in Postgresql. A side goal is to amplify my base of knowledge inside and outside my career.

    $15.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  3. Awais Amin

    Awais Amin

    Wordpress Guru, Articulate Writer, Web Development Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    I am an experienced Web Programmer and Designer. I have done Bachelors of Electrical Engineering but have a steep inclination towards Web Development and graphic designing. My expertise are PHP back-end programming and Wordpress development. Both my interest and experience in Web Development make me an outstanding professional. Any Wordpress development task is a piece of cake for me. Along with that, I have a sound understanding of my Engineering subjects such as Electronics, Signals, Communications, Microcontrollers and Mathematics. Here are the languages I have a good hold on: HTML PHP CSS C++ Matlab Assembly Verilog. Variety is the spice of life. I am fond of content and blog writing and have done several jobs related to it. I have a good English base with excellent grammar and vocabulary. So, if you are stuck in a problem, can't find a solution, don't worry and call Awais!

    $8.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  4. Khalid S.

    Khalid S.

    Translation English/French/Arabic, proofread, Data entry,French writes

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I am a professional translator , i have 3 years experience in the financial field as a Writer/Translator at a Bank. I am agile with 3 languages : English , French and Arabic . I can proofread texts in my native languages ( French or Arabic ). I am a fast typist as well , i can handle data entry tasks efficiently . I have got some experience as a software developper , i can help in Sql Oracle queries, BusinessObjects issues , Unix Scripts... My strong points are good understanding of client requirements,and doing the job efficiently and professionnaly.

    $11.11 /hr
    457 hours
    5.00
  5. Alexander G.

    Alexander G.

    Web Developer ( PHP / JavaScript / jQuery / MySQL / PostgreSQL )

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    My overall experience in software development is about 8 years. I have experience in WMS/ERP software development, its rapid deployment and a Web Development, including "high availability" projects. My last "high availability"/"high load" web project (PPC advertising network) handles about 1.5 bln requests per 24h and has 36 servers. Mostly I specialize in backend development using C/C++ (Linux OS), PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle DB but I would highly accept frontend development jobs. My first business rule is to make my customer happy and I'm always open to challenging tasks and a new long-term business relationships.. I am new here as a freelancer, and very keen on building a portfolio of work. I would appreciate any opportunities of work.

    $27.78 /hr
    248 hours
    5.00
  6. Arnaud Bouchard

    Arnaud Bouchard

    Data Analyst

    Australia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3

    I have worked as Business Intelligence Analyst for the leader in online performance advertising for two and a half year. Previously, I co-founded a startup aimed at building ERP software for restaurants and hotels. I also worked on an event-based social network as a side-project for a full year. For this I developed in PHP, and I was in charge of growth and analytics. Being native French speaker and having lived in San Francisco and London, I can easily do french-to-english translation as well as French proofreading. I am now living on the road in Australia and have plenty of time to work on your projects.

    $15.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  7. Santhi R.

    Santhi R.

    Excel/Pivot/Charts/VA/PPT/OpenOffice/ MailMerge/Java/HTML/CSS/Wufoo

    United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 37

    Hi! I have been working as a freelancer in oDesk for the last 5 years. I worked with lot of clients and learned so many things in my journey. I always take pride in what I do and I am very reliable, responsible with good organizing skills and always meet my deadlines with no exceptions. Thanks for stopping by! ****************************************************************************** - Sun Certified Java Programmer - Creating fillable forms in Word and converting them to PDF - Admin, Virtual Assistant, Proof reading, Executive Assistant - GUI Applications using Java Swing. - Simple websites using wix - MS Office and Open Office Suite - Excel Graphs - Macros - Master documents in Word/OO Writer - Designing Logo's. - Web Research - Mail Merge - Mailing Labels - Excel Templates, VLOOKUP, removing Duplicates - PowerPoint presentations. - HTML , CSS - Xenu Link Sleuth for broken links, finding available domains **************************************************************************************** To obtain a job where my exceptional Technical and Analytical knowledge can be used. I want to establish a career as a Virtual assistant and Office admin. My goal is to provide my clients 100% quality work with honesty, hard work and by maintaining a good relationship with them. I want to be a contractor that employers find dependable and reliable.

    $22.22 /hr
    1,695 hours
    4.96
  8. Shankar K.

    Shankar K.

    Excel, Word, Powerpoint, English language expert

    India - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 5

    - 8 years experience in the Information Technology industry. - Excellent skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint. - Very good English language and proof-reading skills. - Adept in data entry and typing. - Great analytical and Mathematics skills.

    $11.11 /hr
    844 hours
    4.94
  9. Nikica Varadi

    Nikica Varadi

    2d / 3d Designer - webcoder

    Serbia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    Hi, i like to work mostly in web projects, and graphic projects like design, 3d, autodesk and ps. I am Junior in php and mysql, but i like to work in database making for websites and i was work in website projects multiple times. I am interested too in -Translating -Proofreading, editing and review translated drafts. -Correct terminology, grammatical errors and check for consistency. I have tshirt-mug printing business where i was done so many designs for various customers. So i have good experience in photomanipulation, drawing and creative looks.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Ayong Carlson

    Ayong Carlson

    Skilled SEO Writer/Editor with Incredible WP/Joomla Skills

    Cameroon - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    You are certainly looking for someone you can trust with the delicate task of delivering valued content to your websites, blogs, and other publications. That's probably why you are reading this post now. Well, you may have found the person you are looking for. Treat yourself to some great and well researched articles. Articles that are Search Engine Optimized, error free and would put a smile on your face, giving you value for your money. If your website runs on WordPress, Joomla, or any other CMS, all verified articles written by me can be posted at no extra cost.

    $10.00 /hr
    459 hours
    5.00