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  1. Sergio B.

    Sergio B.

    Translator, editor, proofreader and writer

    Argentina - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 39

    Native Spanish-Speaking Translator from Spain, currently based in Buenos Aires. I am committed to my work by providing professional translation and writting services to my clients. If you select me as your Spanish translator, you will benefit from my experience in hundreds of translation projects for the last five years, and also from my commitment to improve my knowledge and skills. *Language Pairs English - Spanish / Catalan French - Spanish / Catalan Italian - Spanish / Catalan Portuguese - Spanish / Catalan *I provide writing and proofreading services in Spanish and Catalan. *Main Areas of Work WEBSITES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, IT, TOURISM, TECHNICAL TOPICS, ACADEMICAL ARTICLES, HAND BOOKS, USER GUIDES, LITERATURE *Education: Degree in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and History, University of Barcelona, 2007-1012. Collaborating in the department of Sociology at Nanterre University (Paris X), 2011-2012. Senior Technician in Telecommunications and Computer Systems, Studi

    $20.00 /hr
    65 hours
    4.87
  2. Dragana D.

    Dragana D.

    I know the power of words

    Serbia - Last active: 7 days ago - Portfolio: 19

    Hello! In my decade of professional experience, I have demonstrated the following qualities: * Flexible and responsive, a self-directed and goal oriented doer. * Fast learner who is a practical and ingenuous problem solver. * Hard working, excellent at thinking 'out of the box'. * Able to handle multiple projects at the same time. I am confident that it will fulfill your company’s requirements. I hope that my hands-on experience and practical knowledge in the professional field are well suited to the goals of your business.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Jim Dobrowolski

    Jim Dobrowolski

    Travel writer and Spanish-English translator

    Mexico - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

    I'm an American freelance writer, Spanish-English translator, and social media manager currently based out of central Mexico. Travel writing with an SEO focus is my bread and butter, but I dabble in other interesting niches as well. A winner of various foreign language and academic writing awards from universities and civic organizations, I'm also certified by the University of Cambridge to teach English to speakers of other languages. I have been recommended by 100% of my Elance clients thus far, and I hope to add you to this list!

    $20.00 /hr
    66 hours
    4.97
  4. Savvina Drougouti

    Savvina Drougouti

    Translation & Writing Expert

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I possess native fluency in reading, writing and speaking the Greek language. I have an excellent knowledge and deep understanding of the Bulgarian and English languages. I am also an extremely hard-working, responsible and mature worker, who enjoys working in a team as well as autonomously. Clients have raved about my proficiency in accurate and efficient translation. It would be a pleasure for me to bring my talents to Your Business as your newest Freelancer. Skills: • Greek - Native Speaker • Ancient Greek • Fluent in Bulgarian • Highly proficient in spoken and written English • Translation • Article Writing • Content Writing • Q & A Software Testing • Excellent Computer Skills • Communication, Flexibility, Accuracy • 4 years successful experience I can offer: • Professional translation and writing services for all your websites and documents • Personalized content marketing services that enhance your business • Only 100% original web content • Fast turnaround • More than 8 areas of expertise

    $15.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.93
  5. Tobias Götz

    Tobias Götz

    Developer and Translator/Transcriber/Writer

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

    I'm an IT student working towards my bachelors degree. While studying IT I am employed by one of the biggest companies in the world and test my skills on a daily basis. My interest in literature and languages has lead me to becoming a translator and writer. Sadly being able to do a backflip was not recognized as an advertizable skill.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    3.60
  6. Sigbjørn Hovda

    Sigbjørn Hovda

    Norwegian senior translator and marketer

    Norway - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Specialised in the fields of marketing, IT, finance and business with particularly strong expertise in technology, consumer electronics, software/video games and investor relations. I also provide marketing services ranging from cold calling, prospecting to copywriting, sales presentations and closing of sales. Typical projects: - Press releases - Marketing brochures - Product descriptions - Website texts - Ads - Software user interface - Newsletters - User manuals - Financial reports - General business communication (e.g. letters, internal/external policies, notifications) - Forms/surveys Key accounts include: - Acer - Cisco - Electronic Arts - Dell Computers - JVC - Microsoft - MSC Cruises - Olympus - Panasonic - Samsung - Sony - Ubisoft

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $60.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  7. Serghei Babaraica

    Serghei Babaraica

    Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

    Moldova - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over 12 years of experience in translation and interpreting behind my belt from Russian into English and vice versa, and I have also picked up the skills of article writer and transcriber alog the way. Majored in English language and literature. Work well under pressure and in international environment as I've worked with people of various nationalities (British, Irish, American, Dutch) as well as people in various fields. Provided translation for various fields, such as sport, religion, business, business, history, medical and technical. So far I have translated 4 full-fledged books. I also possess writing skills, as I've written numerous essays, short stories and poems. Have written articles for various websites and magazines. I'm hoping to broaden my horizons here at oDesk and acquire certain skills that will benefit me in the future, as well as benefit my employers.

    $11.11 /hr
    7,194 hours
    4.99
  8. Daria G.

    Daria G.

    Back-end and front-end dev and photographer

    Ukraine - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I specialize on Ruby on Rails and front-end development. In spite of the fact I have got a degree in International Journalism and Translation, I worked as QA and IT Sales for total of 3 years (from 2008) and then moved to web development from Jan, 2012. I have performed both back-end tasks (from basic CRUD to making simple APIs or server scripts) and front-end (building static websites from scratch or developing views with twitter-bootstrap). I believe the experience is formed with the quality of the projects, you have delivered, and not with the years of sitting in front of the laptop. Specialties: ruby 1.9.2+, Ruby on Rails 3.0+, linux and MacOS X environment, unix-shell, Git, SQL (SQLite, MySQL, PostrgeSQL), HTML, Haml, CSS, Sass, Less, twitter-bootstrap, javascript, jQuery Here is link to my github profile: https://github.com/amseledka I do photographs and various design tasks in my spare time, as well as help my friends with Russian-Ukrainian-English translations. My flickr profile: http://www.flickr.com/photos/37859578@N06/

    $33.33 /hr
    1,807 hours
    4.61
  9. Mohammad Rafi Saad

    Mohammad Rafi Saad

    Article writing, excel, data entry, wordpress, SEO & web design expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    I am the founder of an outsourcing organization, providing highly skilled outsourced business solutions. Over the last 7 years, I have worked full-time for two Multinational Telecom operators [one is a joint venture company between Axiata Group Berhad of Malaysia and NTT DOCOMO INC (DOCOMO) of Japan, another one is Telenor Group of Norway]. My job responsibilities included excel data entry, technical writing, telecom equipment management, technical reporting (on energy management, operations, power equipment, quality assurance, spare parts & infrastructure), SAP ERP and site acceptance related works. Currently I have got commitments to several clients through the odesk. With 7+ years of expertise in related fields, I am seeking opportunities to provide following solutions for your business: Article writing, wordpress, SEO, technical writing, re-writing, proof reading, data entry, Translations (Bengali to English or vice versa), copy writing with good typing speed, content management, graphics design, logo and web design.

    $3.33 /hr
    132 hours
    4.63
  10. Javier Contreras

    Javier Contreras

    Architect/Translator/Logo Designer

    Venezuela - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

    English To Spanish Translation Skills 5.00 1st Place Completed in 12 minutes. Since 2006 I have been working as an Architect, Logo Designer and English to Spanish/Spanish to English Translator. I´m seeking for Translation, Logo Design and CAD drawing Full or Part Time Job opportunities, I am a very proactive professional that gives 100% at solving any problem. I have experience on translating any category or genre, social networking and advertising; I have advanced computer skills on CAD design, graphic design and office; knowledgeable on search engines and other softwares.

    $8.89 /hr
    274 hours
    4.97