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Alina Nesu

Alina Nesu

English-Romanian translation services & content writing

Romania - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

What started as an interest for the written word has now become my passion and livelihood. I am a comprehensively educated English-Romanian linguist, experienced in a variety of translation services as well as writing and online marketing. I am a deadline-oriented and quality focused professional, with a flexible work schedule. Thanks to my experience in customer care and managing teams, good communication has become a valuable asset of mine, and I make it a point of establishing strong relationships and a flow of information and ideas with all of my clients. From the very beginning you get nothing short of A-class services and I never finish a project without you being 100% satisfied with the result. In fact you might want to get started on some new projects just for the chance to work with me again. So contact me for any innovative project you may have in mind, as I provide a variety of services, which include, yet are not limited to: - Translation (EN-RO and RO-EN) - Transcreation (EN-RO and RO-EN) - Localization (EN-RO) - Proofreading (EN and RO) - Editing (EN and RO) - Content writing (EN and RO) - SEO writing (EN and RO) - Rewriting (EN and RO)

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
9 hours

Ivan Alejandro Barrera Juarez

Ivan Alejandro Barrera Juarez

Web and Java Developer also Spanish Translator

Mexico - Tests: 3

Working first as an IT support, gained experience on Web design & development with HTML and PHP, database design, development and administration using MySQL. Have experience in Java OOP to develop many kinds of aplications (administrative, science, financial, entertainment), also I became half time OOP university teacher in this programming language. Participate in Android app's development workshops and willing to master this platform. Good experience in Microsoft Office Professional Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access). Good level of English speaking and writting, able to translate from Spanish to English and viceversa. Each project being developed, there is a formal and unique commitment to achieve our customers satisfaction.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Kaniz Muna

Kaniz Muna

Japanese / English Writing and Translation

Bangladesh - Tests: 4

Being an MBA with 12 years of work experience in Japan, highly proficient in English and Japanese writing and translation, I have developed a wide range of work experience in translation such as, legal, medical, newspaper articles, marketing, research, customer service, real estate, retail, website, mobile app, technical, business, business proposals, Forex and many more... My main priority is to satisfy my all respected clients by providing them the best service as much as possible. My strength is to provide a natural and accurate translation with average speed and high quality. I am looking forward to utilize my skills to provide my clients with highest quality service. My offered services are: - Translation - Japanese to English / English to Japanese - Writing - Both English and Japanese - Legal, Medical & Technical documents, Newspaper articles, Website contents translation - English to Japanese / Japanese to English - Web Research, Market Research & Surveys - Interpretation - Japanese to English and vice-versa - Project Management - Customer support

100% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
3,745 hours

Angelina Sargsyan

Angelina Sargsyan

Translation,recipe writing, content writing, transcription

Armenia - Tests: 5

Hi, I have very strong English and Russian skills, so that I make coherent work, which doesn't need further proofing. I have also been handling En-Ru-Ar translation tasks, translating logistics related reports, business and technological reports, presentations, business correspondence between the company I worked for and our partners. I am also an expert transcriber with over 4 years of experience in the field, including transcription of lectures, interviews, speeches, etc. I hold master's degree in International Relations, I have undergone courses in Cross-cultural communication, have had specialized classes in computer programs and I have a strong desire for gaining new knowledge. During six years of education, I have managed time to achieve a good balance between my studies and maintaining other interests. Studying Diplomacy has enormously helped me to develop a range of skills, in particular those of negotiating and finding mutually acceptable solutions even in difficult situations. I am highly proficient in MS office, I am very accurate and detail-oriented, and I am almost always available to handle your tasks. Thanks for your time! Regards, Angelina

94% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
33 hours

Siw shauni H.

Siw shauni H.

Translation, editing/proofreading, research, writing

United States - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

I am a Norwegian national with a degree in Linguistics and Translation (English <> Norwegian). As a translator and proofreader/editor I am experienced and knowledgeable, with an eye for details. I take pride in being efficient, hard working and professional. I am also a fast learner. I enjoy working with languages and possess good communication skills, which aids me in the accurate and proper translation of projects. My main language pair is Norwegian <> English, however I also translate FROM German, Swedish and Danish. I work in WordFast Pro, Trados Studio 2011, Across, MemoQ, XTM, and A.nnotate. I have completed projects for companies such as Duracell, Bernina, LG, Microsoft, 3MK, Neoprobe, DSC gmbh, Covidien, Mineral Plast, Rolls-Royce, GE, Zagg, and more. My main fields of expertise are Medical and Technical texts, with extensive experience in IT/Electronics and Business, and of course, general texts. Whether working in a team or by myself, I strive to make the best possible use of my strong points. I am proficient in the use of computers, having used them extensively on a hobby basis, as well as for previous work. My experience includes some maintaining and updating of a database. I am familiar with MS Office tools, and I type approximately 50 wpm. My work experiences are varied and in several of my previous jobs I have had managerial responsibilities. As such I am used to being a self-starter and getting things done.

Groups: oTranslators

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
325 hours

Jitse T.

Jitse T.

Freelancer, Writing, Translation and Marketing

Norway - Tests: 1

I've experience in translation and writing jobs. I've experience in different languages. My specializations are English, Dutch, German and both Norwegian languages. I'm very skilled with a computer. And I've several skills within sales and telemarketing.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Joachim R.

Joachim R.

SEO & Affiliate Specialist & Consultant, Content Writing & Translation

Germany - Tests: 9

Senior Affiliate Marketing Specialist and SEO Expert. Internet Marketing Coach, Blogger, Marketing Strategy, Business Plan, SEM, SMM. Content writer and translator. Certified Webdesign Professional.<br><br> Because I am new to Odesk, I offer cheap rates. They will rise as I gather working you better be quick :) I look forward to hear from you. <br><br> No matter what requirements you have in the fields mentioned above, I will try to make a compelling and competitive offer to you. Just give me the chance to prove myself. <br><br> For more information on myself, visit my profile on vCita:<br>

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
18 hours

dominique boyer

dominique boyer

translation french/english - content writing - proofreading

France - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

My skills and strengths : - Content writing : I can write on various topics different types of content - ebooks, blog articles; product review; web pages; marketing content; informative content; emailing campaign. - Translation : english to french. I have experience in translating documents such as laws; website content; user's manual (electronic device, watch etc.); blog articles; brochures.... - Proofreading : I can proofread all type of documents in french : articles, catalogues, technical content... - Fast and efficient research to write relevant, interesting and updated content. - Versatility : after 5 years and many successfull projects, I have the ability to write on very different topics. My curiosity and will to always learn new things is a plus to feel enthusiastic to write on subjects that vary a lot. - Efficient image search. - Editing content on Wordpress : I have been in charge of the editorial line, writing and editing of three weekly articles on 2 sites (1 year each) : - SEO : I can write and edit texts with specific key-words and SEO expectations. - Community Management : I have been responsible for the Facebook page for 2 websites, searching, planning, posting and interacting on a daily basis. - Email customer service : I have worked as a customer representative for both individual and professionnal customers, dealing with their requests, enquiries and problems by email. My Qualities - Why am I a reliable freelancer : - Always on time : as soon as a deadline is agreed, you can count on me to deliver work on time. No excuses, no surprise ! - Communication : for a project to be successfull I believe excellent communication is a must. I will always do my very best to inform you with clarity and honesty, will ask questions and never leave any problem on the way. - Commitment : long-term and regularity are what I stand for. Because I want you to consider me as a true ressource, a successfull experience will always be the first step towards a strong and reliable working partnership.

95% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
866 hours

Roi Hendler

Roi Hendler

Neuroscience, Hebrew-English translation and writing services

Israel - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

B.A in Neuroscience from the the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. I have plenty of experience doing statistical analysis and function programming using Excel, Python ,Spss and Matlab, and presentation making with PowerPoint. I'm a native Hebrew speaker, I do proofreading and transcribing jobs in both English and Hebrew and translations in both directions. I specialize in translating scientific articles and other texts from English. In addition I'm also a classical pianist and composer and have a deep knowledge in music theory and music software such as Finale and Sibelius. I'm a quick learner and I take responsibilities very seriously. I promise to whoever I'll work with an accurate and a professional work.

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
27 hours