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  1. Daniel Golani

    Daniel Golani

    Yiddish/English Translation

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1

    I am a native English speaker born in America, living in Texas with a linguistics degree from the University of Houston. I specialize in Yiddish/English translation, having a strong command of both languages. My written English is impeccable, with a strong understanding of all necessities involved in proper writing. מיין מאמע לשון איז ענגליש, אבער איך קען אידיש פשוט גלאט. איך וואוין יעצט אין טעקסאס און כ׳האב געקריגט מיין דעגרי פון דאנען אין שפראכן (בעיקר אין כינעזיש). מיין ענגליש איז פערפעקט, און איך קען אייך אי״ה העלפן מיט אלץ וועגן ענגליש-אידיש איבערזעצן, וואס איר קען האבן. א דאנק!

    $20.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  2. Xiaojing Pan

    Xiaojing Pan

    English / Chinese teacher and translator

    Gibraltar - Last active: 10/09/2014 - Tests: 7

    I am a native Chinese speaker with high proficiency in English. I have obtained a Master degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and a Master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL). I have extensive working experience in English and Chinese teaching, translation, and other language-related jobs. I also have experience in various business sectors including education, marketing, media, and online gaming. My Odesk experience includes Chinese and English translation, proofreading, and voiceover. I am a good communicator and easy to work with. I appreciate every job opportunity and would try to work to my best ability.

    $15.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Michelle Greysen

    Michelle Greysen

    Professional Freelance Writer / Copywriter / Publishing / Author

    Canada - Last active: 11/04/2013 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Michelle Greysen ... is an edgy articulate professional freelance writer. Her work can be read in a variety of publications across the country, including many cover stories and features to her byline credit. Michelle's background in the print industry and her past corporate career as a publisher gives her an ability to see the story from both sides of the page. Her copy not only produces an enjoyable read but appeals to the demographic of the publication and weaves a tale that is editorially sound but also a perfect fit for the market from all angles, readership and revenue. The global publishing dilemma, the chicken-and-egg argument of editorial versus advertising and which side truly sells magazine, is a non-issue with Ms. Greysen's copy. Her well-researched storyline fits the publication as a whole, meeting and exceeding both editorial and publishing needs. Her extensive background lends itself to a perfect fit as a sharp copy writer with the skill set to polish your web site or marketing materials to position your venture for greater sales and success. Michelle not only gets-it in this competitive multiple-media product world, she also tells a great story, writes polished copy and professionally delivers - clean and on time!

    $83.33 /hr
    4 hours
    4.80
  4. Viktor Markovski

    Viktor Markovski

    I am free to undertake any job with max dedication and professionalism

    Germany - Last active: 04/24/2014 - Tests: 5

    A graduated Computer Science student looking to earn a couple of extra bucks in his free time. I tend to have a bigger passion towards designing and the front end part of development, although it is handy to have and know that I do posses the back end and coding knowledge as well. Creative person with a great eye for design. Advanced knowledge of graphical programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, a bit of work here and there 3D modelling and animating in Maya and Flash and gladly UX/UI Designs for your apps. Look forward to working with you :)

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Krista Olson-Madill

    Krista Olson-Madill

    Proofreader, Writer, ESL Tutor, Administrative Support

    Canada - Last active: 12/02/2013 - Tests: 3

    I own a successful small business and have a BA in French and over 20 years of employment experience, primarily in office environments . I possess excellent English language and communication skills and have an exceptional eye for detail, making me a great proofreader. My French reading and writing skills are superior to my verbal skills at this time. I am willing to embark immediately on any relevant training you need me to have, such as software / applications or technical knowledge. Any administrative support or proofreading you need, I am your Virtual Assistant. I would also make an excellent tutor for students of English as a Second Language (ESL).

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Catarina Brás

    Catarina Brás

    Catarina B.

    Portugal - Last active: 09/08/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I´m a Portugues native speaker, working as a freelancer writer and translator I have 7 years of experience, writing in a professional and business context, for e-commerce,branding, ( fashion and travel blogs) medical sites and many other topics of Web Content I am responsible and develop my work seriously. I always fulfill deadlines.

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.92
  7. Mattias Lehman

    Mattias Lehman

    Writer

    United States - Last active: 09/19/2013 - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    I graduated from Reed College with a B.A. in Linguistics, and have since been working as an article writer and language test designer. For the last year, I was an Item Development Manager for Avant Assessment, where I organized teams of language experts to find, categorize, and perfect passages linguistically relevant to assessment. While the company's approach was functional, focusing on assessment points based on their linguistic function, my academic Linguistic training is in formal Linguistics. As such, I feel I have been given a broader view of approaching language. As a writer, I have worked blogging about philosophy, science-fiction and fantasy, constructed languages, basic linguistic concepts, and most recently, game theory. Finally, I have been a tutor in English and Latin (in addition to math and sciences) for over 10 years, most recently tutoring students for the LSAT and the SAT I have excellent English skills, bolstered by my Linguistics background and my writing-intensive college.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Tracy Costa

    Tracy Costa

    Creative Virtual Assistant with Literary Experience

    United States - Last active: 10/15/2012 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Virtual Assistant with over 10 years experience. Knowledgeable in a variety of fields and possessing a diverse background ranging from teaching and the arts to office management and human resources. I provide administrative and secretarial services to small businesses, entrepreneurs, writers, and artists. Basically, name it, I can probably do it: transcription, data entry, research, writing, MS Office applications, website building, resume writing, and marketing.

    $22.22 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  9. Sara G.

    Sara G.

    translation localization content-writing post-editing

    Italy - Last active: 09/07/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

    I started my freelance position as translator and proofreader, expanding my skills up to substantive editing, creative writing, copy-editing, ghost-writing. I really can work a text and make it sound most appropriate according to a specific context, target public, and degree of specialization. Boredom is something which I cannot stand. I think there is always something interesting to say, it only needs the right way to be communicated, and needs attention. In my opinion, flawless style and localization are the just basic stages of a good translation job: every text has its own public.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.77
  10. Elena-adina A.

    Elena-adina A.

    Accounting assistant

    Romania - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9

    I can do web research, data entry, word processing - I worked as a Research Assistant I can do spreadsheets, data mining _ i worked as a Logistics Assistant. I can also do bookeping - I have worked as a Accounting assistant. I know how to use Microsoft Office, Libre Office, Outlook, Windows Mail, Ubuntu, Exact, SAP. I love to learn new stuff and I learn very fast also. Currently I'm learning German.

    $4.00 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00