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  1. Jim Dobrowolski

    Jim Dobrowolski

    Travel writer and Spanish-English translator

    Mexico - Last active: 2 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
  2. Reka Cseh

    Reka Cseh

    literary translator, content creator

    Hungary - Last active: 13 days ago

    My name is Réka and I work as a freelance translator. I am a native Hungarian and also a Philologist in Hungarian Studies. I have many experiences in translation in a variety of fields as a freelancer. I always work accurately and respect deadlines. My passion is literary translation, I attended a school in Budapest to develop my translation skills. I provide translation and proofreading services. Hungarian > English English > Hungarian Hungarian > German German > Hungarian If you are interested in collaborating, please feel free to contact me and we will discuss further!

    $20.00 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  3. Tasauf Islam

    Tasauf Islam

    Writing

    Bangladesh - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Brac University student studying Electronics and Communication Engineering in Bangladesh. I have completed my school studies with distinction. I am an experienced writer. I previously worked for local offices in Bangladesh. In professional field, I had experience in proposal writing, business writing, web content writing, script and speech writing. Blog writing, creative writing, travel writing and sports writing is very simple for me because I do it as a hobby almost everyday. And as I am a university student, I have to write papers for academic purposes, so I am experienced in it too. Altogether, I am a very confident writer.

    $16.00 /hr
    113 hours
    4.99
  4. 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
  5. Tobias Götz

    Tobias Götz

    Developer and Translator/Transcriber/Writer

    Germany - Last active: 6 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. Galina Rupchanska

    Galina Rupchanska

    Linguist - English, Bulgarian & all Slavic languages

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 12 years I have been working with local and foreign companies - translating on a daily basis; these include: - one of the biggest Bulgarian companies - "M-Tel" - a mobile operator (translating press-releases); - one of the biggest American subtitling companies - "Deluxe Digital Studios" (translating, proofreading, S/IQC of various features, featurettes and trailers); multiple accountancy and law companies - translating and editing their documentation and presentations. - some of the best international translation platforms. For the past six years I have been translating, transcribing and recording training and teaching materials for an audit company. I have also served them as a copywriter. My multiple publications in various spheres on local and national level (mostly books and magazines) have been highly estimated. Since 2003 I have been working with the Union of the Bulgarian Writers - provided overall interpretation for their international seminars, translating books (including poetry) into English and editing Bulgarian and English texts of various nature. I have translated about 15 novels from English, 2 from Czech, 2 to English and 5 poetry books. I have interpreted (simultaneously) from and to English on many International forums and meetings. I founded my company Galexa Pro Ltd. in 2009 to meet the growing needs and requirements of my customers. They work with me because of my professionalism and loyalty - qualities that are currently the basis of my company.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    22 hours
    4.98
  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
    7,184 hours
    4.99
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Yu Thwe

    Yu Thwe

    English-Burmese translator, Doctor, Part-time student

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    - Native Burmese - Have a strong command over English and Burmese (read/write/speak) - Providing satisfactory translating and proofreading services based on the experience of various translation projects from English to Burmese and vice versa including medical translation, website contents, literature and some legal notices for companies. - Medical graduate - Competent medical knowledge - Mastered with medical terminologies - Excelled in patient care service - Expert in typing and keyboarding (50 wpm) - Proven ability to use various software applications such as Microsoft Office - Love reading and keen on creative writing such as poems and short stories. - Punctual, patient and detail-oriented. - Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work in a self-directed manner - Good organizational and multitasking skills

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.98