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  1. Kyrylo Vorotyntsev

    Kyrylo Vorotyntsev

    Copywriting and ENG/RUS/UA translation, blog and article-writing

    Germany - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a freelancer with for years of experience. My spheres of interest include data research, writing of any kind - from tweets to books, and various creative issues. I feel confident in tourism, history, geography, basic business items, culture as well as a wide range of other subjects. My language options include fluent Ukrainian English, Russian and some lower intermediate German and Slovakian. I like doing things good and simple.

    $22.22 /hr
    4,025 hours
    5.00
  2. Serghei Babaraica

    Serghei Babaraica

    Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

    Moldova - Last active: 10 hours 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
    7,218 hours
    4.99
  3. Daria G.

    Daria G.

    Back-end and front-end dev and photographer

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,811 hours
    4.61
  4. Sudhanshu A.

    Sudhanshu A.

    PMP,MBA+BE Project Manager/Lead SAP Solution Architect-9 years

    India - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    A Certified PMP, Seeking assignments in the area of SAP/ERP Implementation/Management/training (Proficient in multiple industrial-domains and modules in SAP). BE+M.B.A. (Systems & Marketing) with around 9 years of total SAP experience, currently working as Project Manager/Lead Solution Architect and managing projects for a renowned IT consultancy and was earlier Deputy Manager (IT-Business Solutions) with a leading manufacturing company. Vast experience of many End-to-End SAP Implementation/Upgrade/Roll-Out and Key Projects in Automobile, Auto-ancillary, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Mining and Electrical Domains. Presently trying to venture in Agriculture, Retail and FMCG domains. Proficient in managing SAP pre-implementation, implementation and post implementation functions viz. Requirement Mapping, Documentation, Scoping, Configuration, Gap Analysis, Functional & Integration Testing, Post Implementation Support and End-User Training. Adept in end-to-end development from requirement analysis to system study, designing, testing, documentation and implementation. An effective communicator and trainer with good relationship management skills and ability to relate to people at any level of business. I am also a creative writer and expert in written communication. I can prepare excellent work-pieces of creativity so that communication achieves its purpose.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    4.87
  5. Jonathan Moore

    Jonathan Moore

    Specializing in Travel Writing And Spanish to English Translation

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Jonathan Moore is a young guy with interests in travel, writing, filming, and politics among other things. He has been to several countries and lived in Nicaragua, Central America for 4 years of his life which has helped him greatly when he writes about places around the world. He also speaks Spanish fluently and can help you with your Spanish to English translation needs. Though he mostly enjoys writing about travel, another topic of interest to him is WordPress and he enjoys writing about themes and plugins that help make your WP sites better.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Alanca Abisel

    Alanca Abisel

    Turkish Translator and Subtitler

    Turkey - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    I'm a native Turkish speaker, but have learnt English around the same age as Turkish, while living abroad. Therefore, I'm comfortable using both languages. I have lots of experience in translating medical/pharmaceutical documents, motion picture and TV series subtitles, articles and web content from Turkish to English, as well as English to Turkish. I'm originally a veterinarian and have worked as a clinical trial monitor for 7 years, hence comes my medical background. I have also worked as a customer service representative for Shell; answering calls and written correspondence originating from the United Kingdom. I am polite, friendly and trustworthy. I offer quality to all my clients, as I take my work and word very seriously. I have a very diverse range of skills; I enjoy researching and learning new things. I would be happy to work with whoever values quality, as much as I do.

    $7.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Christian P.

    Christian P. Agency Contractor

    Social Media and SEO Expert - since 1998

    Austria - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 1

    My two core competencies are social media optimization and translation (English/German). As a native German-speaker and thanks to my seven-year stay in South Africa I have insight into how languages are actually used compared towhat you learn in school. I have worked as a freelance translator and am doingtranslations now through odesk.com. Over the past 15 years I have worked in different fields of administration, sales, social media and search engine optimization. I worked 10 years in Austria both in sales and SEO before I moved to South Africa to be in sales for an online shop of a large electronic consumer company. I currently live in Austria working as a self-employed social media consultant and translator.

    Associated with: Carantania

    $34.90 /hr
    3,962 hours
    4.96
  8. Florian Marshall

    Florian Marshall Agency Contractor

    Graphic Designer & Translator

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

    My name is Florian , but you can call me by my nickname Aniki , i'm a French expatriate living in Thailand and i'm 21 years old . I'm young , i have the energy , i got the times , and i'm passionate about digital works I realise most of my work by using Adobe Photoshop ( CS6 ) i realise logos , ads , banner , web design other than that i translate documents in French , English and Thai i used to translate many documents as officials one to marry certificate .

    Associated with: Polyvalence

    $12.78 /hr
    84 hours
    5.00
  9. Arleen N.

    Arleen N.

    Japanese Translator JLPT 1, Transcriptionist, Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 06/23/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    My 12 years experience in translation includes translations in the fields of automotive manufacturing, disk manufacturing, laws and legal documents and contracts, IT and software development and sales, leisure, travel and tourism, gaming sports, casino, accounting and management and many other more. My core competency and strength as translator lies in the completion of a project in due time and efficient use of appropriate technical terms. I continuously seek background knowledge in various fields for me to have a complete comprehension of what I have to translate and to deliver quality work. I have also gained my skills in transcription, data entry working as assistant to Japanese Expatriates where I developed the value of being goal-oriented. The mantra I use and which is my ultimate goal in every project I take is CLIENT SATISFACTION.

    $11.11 /hr
    117 hours
    4.80
  10. Margarita T.

    Margarita T. Agency Contractor

    Content Writer, Data Entry Specialist, Translator Bulgarian - English

    Bulgaria - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 42

    English-Bulgarian translations, data entry projects, PDF to Excel, or Word, fast typing, content writing.... you name it, I can do it for you :))) I have extensive experience in all those areas and by hiring me you can count on fast and quality results!

    Associated with: Samsourcing

    $6.00 /hr
    3,689 hours
    5.00