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  1. Kitty Lai

    Kitty Lai

    Native English Speaker, Proofreader, Creative Writing, Blog Writing

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7

    SKILLS: - Native speaker of English, excellent English skills, both written and oral. - Documents will be changed with all necessary improvements, with careful attention to spelling, punctuation, grammar, sentence structure and context. - Communication with clients via email whenever needed. My passion for English has led me down the route of proofreading, writing and the academic study of English Literature. Throughout my entire academic career I have often proofread a number of professional applications and academic papers.These include university personal statements, professional business letters and master's degree level essays. Additionally,I have had previous experience as a volunteer teaching assistant, whereby I have taught children aged 11 to 15 basic mathematics. I also have daily practice of my proofreading skills through the language learning website Lang-8.com, whereby I edit user submissions and explain my corrections in a clear and concise manner to non native speakers of English.

    $9.00 /hr
    96 hours
    5.00
  2. Elisha S.

    Elisha S.

    Editor, Writer, FR-EN Translator

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 10

    My facility with words derives from a love of literature and a background in French, teaching English, and editing. Over the past 7 years, I've had the opportunity to work with a variety of texts, from academic papers to blogs to web content to novels, and various style guides, including AP, APA, MLA, and Chicago. Though my heart lies in fiction, I'm equally at home with non-fiction; my particular interest areas include sociology, anthropology, psychology, environmental issues, healthy living, nutrition, women's studies, feminist theory, queer theory, critical theory, and critical race theory. However, I welcome all types of texts. Let me help make your pen indeed mightier than the sword, whether it is simply proofreading for small errors or copy editing/line editing to improve structure, flow, word choice, clarity, coherence, and the like. With me, your texts and documents are in good hands.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,225 hours
    5.00
  3. CHRISTOPHE V.

    CHRISTOPHE V.

    EXPERT Bilingual ENGLISH/FRENCH/U.K. ENG. Translator/Proofreader

    France - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 8

    As a French native state-employed English Teacher for quite a number of years, I can provide accurate translations from English into standard French from FRANCE, and the other way round. I worked for "Gengo.com" for a year only, but unlike them, so far, I can translate into genuine UK English all types of documents at the rate of $0.06/word, that can be as low as $0.04 for high volumes starting from 3,000 words ( and $0.08/word for technical and legal translation jobs), and my test- results speak for themselves. Given my background, I can deliver truly academic, as well as audience-oriented translations. However, I now refuse to translate content for e-commerce sites selling illegal products in FRANCE, as the shoppers would have problems with the French customs, or even worse, with the police. I also refuse to proofread what appears to be plain machine-translation or clearly post-edited machine translation jobs, from either other contractors (you should just ask for a refund!) or customers. Fair enough, isn't it? Now, please have a look at my portfolio, and you will see what I mean! Finally, I now have experience in simultaneous 3-way translation over the phone (see my profile).

    $27.78 /hr
    796 hours
    4.71
  4. Alyssa Roehrenbeck

    Alyssa Roehrenbeck

    A creative, witty, inspired entrepreneurial gal.

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago

    I was born to be a freelancer (I say "Heck No!" to cubicles), and love meeting new clients through Elance and oDesk! I make half of my income through online content creation, social media marketing, blogs, and any other copy work that comes my way. The second half of my income sprouts from my outside creative endeavors where I am an actress and video producer in Portland, Oregon. Creativity and discipline are a great match for me, and I hope to share them with you on your next project. I work well independently and in a team and am trained in article marketing, link building, and social media. Research is my forte, and I have no problem incorporating keywords seamlessly. My clients span diverse fields from kids science education, landscaping, wood floor sanding, and even UVC technology. I am willing to tackle anything, and truly enjoy helping businesses communicate with their desired audience. Message me today for ideas and rates on your next project!

    $28.00 /hr
    381 hours
    4.97
  5. Lisa S.

    Lisa S.

    Copywriting, editing, proofreading

    South Africa - Last active: 7 days ago

    I have over 20 years experience within the marketing and communications field, having worked for major corporates both in the UK and in South Africa. I am passionate about writing and am lucky to do what I love. I am a specialist in copywriting, proofreading and editing for offline and online (including blogs, email marketing, website updates) communications. My specific niche is parenting and kids content as well as entrepreneurship. I am reliable, work fast and accurately and have been described as creative, easy to work with and a brilliant writer. My marketing background allows me to consider each project from a strategic viewpoint. The companies I have worked for include British Sky Broadcasting, British Telecommunications, Ogilvy One Cape Town, Department of Environmental Affairs, SANParks and more. I deliver on time and on budget, have an eye for detail, am very customer centric, ensuring that the right communication goes to the right customer at the right time.

    $27.00 /hr
    2,629 hours
    4.88
  6. John F.

    John F.

    Admin Support

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

    Quality, Integrity, and Respect are what companies and individuals expect to recieve with their product(s). I provide all three with a decade of administrative, technical, and managerial experience. As a bonus, I am self-motivated, a life-long learner, and I have a passion to make great a product! I provide administrative, data, clerical, internet research, and writing expertise. I have a decade of experience in data entry, report writing, and process improvement. I have over five years of managerial duties covering a large operation (1000+ employees). Other skills include a range from project management, consulting, and Microsoft Office. I provide admin support from the basic, to the highly complex. I have, and do conduct simple copy/paste Excel jobs or internet research tasks. However, I also, if you review my porfolio, specialize in creating custom Excel-based programs which ultimately increase efficiency, and reduce overall costs. My experience includes work with PC, Mac, and Google versions of Excel. If you are an individual or small to medium business, I also have experience and certification in business process improvement. If you are looking for ways to minimize defects in your product(s), or eliminate inefficiencies in your daily processes, I can help produce solutions. For my services, I stress quality and communication. The bid prices I submit are fair, yet I am also flexible with clients. I believe that flexibility and communication are two crucial things for an freelancer to have. There are other freelancers out there who will bid such a small fee to get your services. I hope you are wondering what kind of service and quality you will actually be receiving! The bid prices I propose are always based upon the value of the work performed. When it comes to communication, I am open to communicating via Skype, email, text, and phone. Thank you for taking the time to read through my profile. I hope to work for you soon!

    $35.00 /hr
    12 hours
    4.92
  7. Sadeem Lodhi

    Sadeem Lodhi

    MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

    Pakistan - Last active: 11 days ago

    I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

    $34.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.80
  8. Sabine C.

    Sabine C.

    Expert for translations, editing and ghostwriting

    United Kingdom - Last active: 5 days ago

    I am a German native speaker, but have been living in Kent/England for 25 years. I graduated from Bonn University in 1984 with an MA-equivalent (First State Exam) after studying English, French and German language and literature and teaching first-year-students during my final terms. I spent the 1978/9 winter term at Edinburgh University where I did a course about systemic grammar and the teaching of literature. I learned that the interpretation of poetry can be based on a matter-of-fact analysis of the structure and how it deviates from ordinary language. This made teaching poetry much easier and clearer, accessible even to sceptics who insisted that interpreting poetry was a matter of taste. After 18 months at the Wiesbaden Teacher Training College I got my teaching qualification (Second State Exam)and decided to teach abroad. With my experience in teaching A-level German I feel well equipped to tackle most translations from English to German or vice versa.

    $33.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.99
  9. Tom McMeekin

    Tom McMeekin

    Multi-Media Journalist, Writer, and Artist

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4

    I'm a professional multi-media journalist who can write, edit, research, produce, and design high-quality content on almost any topic and for any medium. From creating blog and social media posts to complete marketing communications plans, I have worked with clients including university programs, acupuncturists, chefs, commercial painters, e-commerce sites, news sites and forums, and more. I do not compromise my high ethical standards. Sorry, but I do not accept jobs that involve "ghostwriting" without credit, "spinning" and stealing others' copyrighted work, or other shady practices. What you get with me is a passionate, hard-working, detail-oriented, mass communications expert. What you do not get is someone who will rush the job or be a mindless "yes man" -- if I accept a job then I am committing to give you my best work effort, and that includes sometimes offering suggestions or advice -- getting you the final product you NEED, not just the one you think you want. I generally do not do Skype interviews or meetings for any projects paying less than $1,000. I am happy to answer any questions through ODesk or email, and I am happy to do a trial period for any ongoing positions. Sorry, but the reason I choose to do online freelancing is to make my own schedule and work in my pajamas; if you can't deal with that then best of luck finding someone who is a better fit for you.

    $50.00 /hr
    234 hours
    5.00
  10. Colin Stanley

    Colin Stanley

    Wandering Wordsmith

    Cambodia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    I specialize in creating dynamic travel pieces and effective copy. Whatever the task, great or small, I intend on producing a quality product tailored to your needs, on time and for the right price. Currently, I am working as a full-time freelance writer living outside Ream National Park in southern Cambodia. Feel free to contact me with any questions that may help your selection process.

    $25.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.84