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  1. Sarah Kessler

    Sarah Kessler

    Transcription, Proofreading, Writing and Customer Support

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    Sarah Brianna Kessler Expert Transcriber & Proofreader Skills & Qualities • Typing o 80 words per minute o 99% accuracy • Organization o Work habits that contribute to quality performance o Files stored and organized in personal system and deleted within 2 weeks of completed project to ensure confidentiality of clients • Commitment o Dedication to follow-through o Integrity and honesty in communication with employers and clients Experience • Writing o Keystone poet with 3 featured poems in journal, Spreading Groundsmoke o Freelance writing  Independent blog – http://sarahkessler.hubpages.com/  Client-owned blogs and web content • Freelance Transcription o oDesk Accomplishments  First place test taker on English Vocabulary Quiz out of 193,492 test takers  Top 10% on both Content Writing Quiz and oDesk Skills Quiz  Consistent 5-star client feedback rating o Transcription Contract Highlights  Online course transcription • Approximately 3 hours of video • Transcription of audio narration and on-screen text  Media interviews  Four 45-minute sales calls transcribed with 24-hour turnaround time  Transcription of 44-minute court hearing with 24-hour turnaround time o Quicktate & iDictate (two levels of same transcription company)  Quicktate – short general transcription files  Quickly promoted to iDictate and given large legal dictation files • Screaming Flea Production, Inc. – Seattle, WA o Extensive verbatim and edited verbatim interviews o Many different dialects and overlapping speech o Extensive video transcription o Legal jargon o Crime documentary television show, TLC’s “Women of Homicide”, including real police interviews • Proofreading and Editing o Transcription Puppy  Corrected previous transcribers’ grammar, spelling, missed or misheard words, and overall transcription quality  Able to fill in 99% of instances where transcriber had entered [inaudible] o Script Editing  130 page play script, edited and formatted to meet Industry Standards  3-day turnaround time

    $16.67 /hr
    153 hours
    4.96
  2. Marissa King

    Marissa King

    Writing and Transcription Specialist

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

    Over the last five years I have been working as a writer and editor for colleagues and am currently the strategic planning writer for a public school in Virginia. My core competency lies in the ability to communicate effectively through writing, Additionally, I am able to adjust writing based upon the intended audience. I have experience in transcribing information into documents as is required of me in meetings in which I oversee the organization, facilitation while documenting conversation. Upon completion of the meeting, I present the information accurately and in a timely manner. I am actively seeking opportunities to utilize my skills in writing whether by my words or the words of others.

    $11.11 /hr
    52 hours
    5.00
  3. Maribel Divino

    Maribel Divino

    Article Writing/Rewriting, English Editing/Proofreading, Transcription

    Philippines - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 8

    Over the last 19 years, I've had extensive training in data gathering and data entry with the use of Excel and being a retired bank employee I was trained to deliver work assignment with utmost accuracy and within the required time frame. I am seeking for a part time home based job that I can perform effectively. I am self motivated and reliable. I can start work as soon as possible.

    $5.00 /hr
    3,284 hours
    4.93
  4. Armine Hovakimyan

    Armine Hovakimyan

    Professional translation, proofreading, writing and transcription.

    Armenia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello! I am a linguist, a translator and a writer. I studied at Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov. I am specialized in English and Russian languages,I also know Korean and Italian as the second and third languages respectively. Armenian is my native language, and I know it very well. I want to help people in realizing their tasks. I will do my best to meet your expectations. I am skilled in my work.

    $8.89 /hr
    426 hours
    4.88
  5. Supreksha Basnet

    Supreksha Basnet

    Transcription,Website Content,Web Research,Article Writing

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Expert in Transcription, Web Research, Content Writing [experienced in website content], Article Writing & Re-writing, Social Media Marketing [marketing for chat application], For me customer satisfaction and meeting deadlines are dire needs to excel in any business. I am hard worker, quick learner and I give quality work the topmost priority.

    $4.44 /hr
    188 hours
    4.88
  6. Noeme D.

    Noeme D.

    Transcription/Data Entry/Research/Writing/Billing Professional

    Philippines - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Over 9 years of medical transcription experience. Very familiar with medical terminology being a graduate of physical therapy with 4-5 years as a medical representative plus 1 year as a medical biller. Also, dabbles in writing just recently and willing to do more. Meticulous in terms of work quality as well as time management. A quick learner and a believer in delivering the best results in the most efficient way possible.

    $7.00 /hr
    2,817 hours
    4.79
  7. Bishal S.

    Bishal S.

    Professional Nepali/English Translator. Java/JavaScript Developer

    Nepal - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a professional Nepali-English translator and transcriber. I have been doing it for 3 years now. Born and raised in Nepal, and having to study in English all my life, I have great knowledge of proper grammar and usage of both the languages. I provide the best possible translation with the intended meaning of the source language intact, all in time! Nothing will be lost in translation. :)

    $18.00 /hr
    93 hours
    4.94
  8. Patricia Matos

    Patricia Matos

    English-Portuguese translator, Research assistant and Travel writer

    Brazil - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a master of communication and I am currently working as representative for foreign volunteers for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in English language. I also have worked in audiovisual and social media projects for the web as producer, editor and content creator. I seek opportunities as English-Portuguese translator, Research assistant and Travel writer

    $20.00 /hr
    90 hours
    4.95
  9. Rachelle Ann F Mata

    Rachelle Ann F Mata

    MedicalDoctor|Transcriber|Proofreader|Translator|DataEntrySpecialist

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am physician/surgical resident who wants to spend my free time on online work. I can help you with your projects especially if they are of the following categories: 1. Medical/General transcription -- My familiarity with the medical jargon, coupled with my 70 words/minute typing speed, allows me to produce accurate transcriptions in the least amount of time possible. 2. Data mining/Data entry -- I can do a wide variety of data entry work such as simple typing jobs, copy-paste work, PDF conversion, internet research, data mining, and even complex MS Excel data handling that involves formulas and VBA codes. 3. Medical writing/editing/proofreading -- With the knowledge and skills that I have as a healthcare professional, and with my fluency in written and conversational English, I wish to deliver high-quality written output in the form of books, research papers, health articles, etc.

    $18.00 /hr
    757 hours
    5.00
  10. Merlijn B.

    Merlijn B.

    Freelance Translator (Dutch/English/Spanish)

    Spain - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 6

    My name is Merlijn and I'm a Dutch native freelance translator based in Spain. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Spanish Language and Literature from the Universiteit Utrecht and a Master's degree in Literary Translation from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. I translate from both English and Spanish into Dutch and from Dutch into English. I'm also available for correction and revision of translations or articles. As a certified translator I will always deliver quality in a timely manner. Please have a look at the feedback I've received from other clients to get some insight in what they've liked best when working with me. As for translation experience, I've done many different subtitling projects, both films, documentaries and series. I have experience in literary translations, technical texts, such as manuals, tourism and travel brochures and websites, and webpages with a variety of topics. As you can see on my profile here, I've also been working for quite a while on a huge dictionary project. Besides translating, I'm currently also active as a certified English teacher on freelance basis both at an academy and private classes.

    $42.00 /hr
    820 hours
    5.00