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  1. Criselda Serra

    Criselda Serra

    Expert Technical and Business Writer w/ Project Management Experience

    Philippines - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 2

    A Senior Management Level Information Technology and Quality Management professional turned extraordinary freelance Technical Writer, Business Report Writer, Editor, Proofreader, Online English Teacher, and Project Manager. I am a diligent and hardworking individual with a high degree of propensity for accurate, complete, and timely submission of work products or assigned tasks. "Do it right the first time" has always been my guiding principle in order to relieve my clients of tedious and expensive rework. I am very meticulous and have a strong eye for detail. These are skills that were honed by more than 25 years of experience in IT and Quality Management with focus on Banking and Financial Services. I have excellent skills in Content Writing, Editing, Proofreading, Technical Writing, Transcription, Project Management, and English Teaching. I am very articulate and have superior English communication skills gained from my long years of experience in the corporate world. I am new to Upwork but I have been working as an Elance freelancer for more than a year.

    $22.22 /hr
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  2. Mario Keijlard

    Mario Keijlard

    Dutch, Japanese & English translator and Japanese language tutor

    Netherlands - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 2

    ・ Consecutive interpreting skills: worked backstage as a consecutive interpreter during the 2010 Netherlands/Belgium/Germany tour of Japanese Taiko drumband "Dadadadan Tenko"; ・ Extensive knowledge of coloquial Japanese (both formal and informal, popular speech, subcultural speech); ・ Extensive knowledge of the Japanese Kansai-dialect due to foreign exchange study experience in Kyoto and living in Hyogo-prefecture for an equally long period; ・ Grammatical knowledge of the classical Japanese language (bungo), based on Early Middle Japanese spoken during the Heian era (794-1185), which was also the standard for literary Japanese from that era until the early Showa era (1926-1989); ・ Translation skills: Dutch-Japanese, Japanese-Dutch, English-Japanese, Japanese-English, Dutch-English, English-Dutch.

    $27.78 /hr
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  3. Ramiro Perez

    Ramiro Perez

    Expert Translator/Transcriber Spanish/English, English/Spanish

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

    Remarkably gifted and self motivated Interpreter/Translator with huge experience providing optimal interpretation and translation support.Translating and transcribing, (English to Spanish, Spanish to English) are the areas of my expertise. Being a native Spanish speaker, both languages (English, Spanish) come naturally. I have experience in transcribing and translating for the University of Idaho, working with doctors to complete and translate research projects. I posses the ability to work alone and follow specified orders in the time allotted to finish the job. I'm a multi-skilled, reliable & talented translator with a proven ability to translate complicated texts such as law, IT and official documents. A quick learner who can absorb new ideas & can communicate clearly & effectively with people from all social & professional backgrounds. Well mannered, articulate & fully aware of diversity & multicultural issues. Flexible in the ability to adapt to challenges when they arise & at the same time remaining aware of professional roles & boundaries.

    $22.22 /hr
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  4. Jere A.

    Jere A.

    Editor, Researcher, Attorney

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a scholar and an attorney with a love of the written word. As a doctoral candidate, I have written scholarly articles, creative essays, grant proposals and web content. I've worked as a Writing Consultant, a proofreader and editor, and also transcribed films and indexed books. I enjoy using my skills of editing and writing to create inspiring content for clients. *I am familiar with MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian citation styles. *I'm especially interested in content relating to arts, culture, environmental issues, lifestyle and spirituality. *Prior to returning to graduate school, I worked as an attorney for twelve years in the areas of real estate, corporate, nonprofit and intellectual property law.

    $66.66 /hr
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  5. Myndie K.

    Myndie K.

    Voice over artist, web researcher, transcriptionist, organizer

    United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am dependable, competent, professional, thorough, and work hard on any given task. I am a classically trained singer. I am available for voice over talent. The price listed in my profile is NOT for voice over or singing. That will be discussed with prospect. I enjoy researching most anything on the internet and will always make sure it is legitimate information. I am flexible with my rate depending on the project.

    $18.00 /hr
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  6. Cheree B.

    Cheree B.

    Copy Editor | Content Manager | Writer | FR-EN Translator

    France - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7

    I have a B.A. in Languages for Business and 8 years of experience in website and content management. During my time working at (France's number one women's website), I wrote original content for the English-language websites (UK, US and Canada), translated French content into English, sub-edited articles, worked on style guides, managed social media and created how-to guides for the community sections of the website.

    $22.00 /hr
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  7. Viviane Blais

    Viviane Blais

    Audiovisual Translator (EN-FR-ES-PT) and Offline Captioner

    Canada - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a multilingual translator, subtitler and offline captioner with more than 15 years of corporate, freelance and volunteer experience in this field. I strive to make my clients' entertainment, educational, promotional and corporate video content useful and accessible to their intended audience. I have captioned and subtitled hundreds of videos of all types into English and French since becoming a freelancer in 2012. Previously, I worked for three years as a technical translator and eight years as a captioner. I have two university degrees: one in English-French translation and another in Spanish Studies. I have also taken an audiovisual translation course and learned Portuguese in Brazil.

    $18.00 /hr
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  8. Ruth Silbermayr-Song

    Ruth Silbermayr-Song

    Native German Speaker: GER/EN/CN Translator, Transcriptionist, Writer

    Austria - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Over the last 5 years, I have worked as a translator, transcriptionist and content creator for various companies, both with long-standing international reputations as well as smaller startup companies. My work experience includes translating business documents, product texts, marketing materials and tenders, interpreting at international business meetings, transcribing texts, creating social media content and writing blog articles. My core competencies are excellent German, English and Chinese language skills as well as the cultural know-how required for accurate translations. I am seeking opportunities to provide your business with culturally-sensitive translations, precise transcriptions and captivating blog articles.

    $18.00 /hr
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  9. Sergej Strid

    Sergej Strid

    Swedish Translator, Proofreader, Video Editor

    Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    More than ten years of experience in daily editorial work for Swedish, English, and German websites. Worked independently and with a team to research, write, edit, and publish over 500 videos in different languages, focused on news, current events, history, and culture, often including translation and captioning. Published over 2,000 articles in Swedish, often involving translation from English, editing, and proofreading. Initiated and directed several music projects, leading up to grand performances of choral and operatic works, with more than 100 participants. Proficiency in piano accompaniment, choral conducting, and musical arrangement. My work is characterized by high quality standards, efficiency, and careful attention to detail.

    $20.00 /hr
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