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  1. Dragana D.

    Dragana D.

    I know the power of words

    Serbia - Last active: 6 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
  2. Jim Dobrowolski

    Jim Dobrowolski

    Travel writer and Spanish-English translator

    Mexico - Last active: 4 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
  3. Kamilla M.

    Kamilla M.

    Russian/English Translation, creative writing, administrative support

    United States - Last active: 05/21/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I graduated from St. Petersburg University, one of the best liberal arts schools in Russia, with major in journalism and writing; minor in English. I worked as an editor for St. Petersburg TV station as well as a correspondent for several newspapers. I have done translations independently. I relocated to US over 15 years ago and perfected my command of English language which permits me to pursue creative writing and do both, Russian/English and English Russian translation. I am proficient in Microsoft Office 2007, Macromedia Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, Paragon, Top Producer. I am well versed in Google Analytics, E-bay commerce and general Internet research.

    $20.00 /hr
    331 hours
    5.00
  4. 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
  5. Serghei Babaraica

    Serghei Babaraica

    Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

    Moldova - Last active: 14 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
    7,192 hours
    4.99
  6. Sudhanshu A.

    Sudhanshu A.

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

    India - Last active: 1 day 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
  7. Jay-R Osma

    Jay-R Osma

    Data Entry, Social Media Marketer, Image Manipulation & Many More.

    Philippines - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 1

    A social media expert (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest & more) Expert in manipulating images. Have knowledge and trained using Adobe Photoshop and some software about editing. Expert in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & others) Knowledge in codes of C language. Loves to make videos, presentations and anything that interesting. A great translator of Tagalog(Filipino) words to English and vice versa.

    $3.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.80
  8. Sergio G.

    Sergio G. Agency Contractor

    Spanish Certified Translator for Start-ups and SMEs

    Finland - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    I provide translation and localization services to technology and design start-ups and SMEs to help them enter the Spanish market while increasing their sales and growing their business. My ten-year experience as a language services provider is an invaluable asset to any start-up or SME looking to expand into the Spanish-speaking market, accelerate product adoption, successfully establish meaningful contact with their clients in Spain or Latin America, and accurately communicate with their Spanish in-country team. As an expert translation and localization professional specialized in marketing translation (websites, landing pages, brochures), technical translation (manuals, IFUs, user guides, technical documentation), and software localization (apps, UIs, help files), I help companies succeed in the Spanish-speaking market by offering them a client-tailored, needs-focused service. My clients value my unmatched experience, as well as my commitment to quality, and remain loyal because I deliver what I promise and simplify the complicated process of entering the Spanish market.

    Groups: Article Samurai, Certified Translation Professionals...

    Associated with: Translations Lisko

    $45.00 /hr
    1,476 hours
    5.00
  9. Irene Jaindl

    Irene Jaindl Agency Contractor

    German/English/Italian translation and proofreading

    Austria - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    My name is Irene, I am German native speaker and fluent in English. I have a degree in international business studies (specializing in marketing and tourism) and worked as a marketing assistant and financial supervisor in Great Britain and Austria for several years. I translate from English and Italian to German and from German to English and Italian. I have a lot of experience in website and text translation (various topics), keeping deadlines is my top priority. Some of the topics I specialize in are: Travel and tourism Marketing SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) Foreign exchange trading Online retailers Online gambling/sports betting ...and many more. Please note, that I do not provide legal, technical or medical translations. As a German native speaker I guarantee that my translations will be correct and that you will be satisfied. Feel free to contact me any time!

    Associated with: I&S Translation Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    4,240 hours
    4.99
  10. Zarko Zivkovic

    Zarko Zivkovic Agency Contractor

    SEO strategist/consultant

    Serbia - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 9

    Over 7 years of content marketing and doing SEO projects have thought me one thing, I always need to learn and develop. The only way I can achieve that is by constantly providing my services for others in various niches and various topics. Constant employment for me means the best possible result for you. My goal is to always stay on top of the SEO and content marketing game and provide my clients with the best possible services. My specialties include: - Link Analysis - Toxic Link Cleanup - Reputation management - Strategy Creation

    Groups: BoonEx, oTranslators

    Associated with: Practical SEO Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    1,740 hours
    4.97