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  1. Kristen S.

    Kristen S.

    Professional Translator French-English

    United States - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 4

    I am a French to English translator specializing in literature, politics, and journalism. I received my B.A. from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR in 2010 with a double major in French studies and international affairs. I am currently working towards my Masters in literary translation through the University of Illinois, which I will complete in May of 2015. I have lived in France for three and a half years and spent time in numerous regions, giving me a strong grasp of varying dialects and cultural differences throughout the country. I have also spent the last decade travelling the world, gaining what I consider to be an informal education on cultural diversity. I am highly professional and pride myself in producing quality translations on time at a competitive price. Kristen Stone French to English Translator Specializing in literary and political translations Oregon, USA Language and Cultural Experience • Fluent in French. Spent three and a half years living in France with different families and in different regions (familiar with numerous dialects, cultural differences, etc.) • Study Abroad Experience: 1 year in Nancy, France (2008-2009), 6 months in Fortaleza, Brazil (2005), and 3 weeks in Rome, Italy (2004). • Extensive cultural exposure: traveled in Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Caribbean, US, Canada, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Morocco, Belize and Guatemala. Education • May 2015 - Master’s Degree in Literary Translation from the University of Illinois. • May 2010 - B.A. from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR. Double-majored in International Affairs and French Studies. • August 2008 - TEFL degree (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Work Experience 2013 - Present: Freelance translator • 2008-2009 - Self-employed English teacher • 2012-2013 - Self-employed French teacher Professional Associations • Student membership with the American Translators Association (ATA) • Membership with the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Specialized Computer Skills • SDL Trados Studio (translation memory)

    $50.00 /hr
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  2. Angie Allender

    Angie Allender

    Virtual Assistant

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

    I am a self-motivated individual with over 25 years of excellent secretarial skills combined with the discipline to work extremely well on my own. I posses strong organisational and business skills involving the ability to disseminate information and knowledge whilst listening and putting into practice advice and instructions. I am an outgoing, hardworking individual who is eager to be challenged. I am extremely determined, self-motivated and self-disciplined and have always sought a successful career that would engage my interests. My experiences through work and the contact I have had with various professionals and business leaders alike, has taught me the importance of being able to build a professional relationship both quickly and long lasting. I thrive on perfection and completion, and would be well suited to a dynamic and progressive office task where innovative hard work is rewarded. Along with a bachelor's degree in education I have many various business skill acquired through over 25 years of secretarial employment. I have worked part-time for a legal firm for over 20 years transcribing documents and have previous experience as a legal secretary. I have employment knowledge in the financial industry and am presently working on obtaining a series 7 license.

    $16.00 /hr
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  3. Amela Bajric

    Amela Bajric

    Translator & Interpreter (German, English, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian)

    Austria - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 1

    I am a native speaker of German and Bosnian/Croatian/ Serbian and hold a Master Degree in technical translation and a Master Degree in conference interpreting (English, German, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian). I have not only worked as a translator and interpreter but have used my language skills in subtitling, voice over, proofreading, transcription and teaching.

    $25.00 /hr
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  4. Sarah Reinstein

    Sarah Reinstein

    Experienced Administrative Assistant

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    I have a Master of Public Health and over ten years of administrative experience. Many of the skills I now possess have been earned through a combination of professional and academic experiences, including: -proofreading -copy-editing -data entry -audio transcription -proficiency in Microsoft Office I am freelancing because I enjoy the independence that comes with being a freelancer, and because I hope to help businesses focus on what is really important to them by providing assistance with day-to-day operations.

    $20.00 /hr
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  5. Nazira Nogoibaeva

    Nazira Nogoibaeva

    Psychologist in Organization/Industry

    Kyrgyzstan - Last active: 3 months ago

    Education: 2005 – 2009 American University - Central Asia (AUCA), Bachelor, Major in Psychology – Organizational/Industrial track 05/2010 – 09/2010 A-WESTA training – business-psychology and consulting center Certificate program on HR - management 02/2010 – 09/2010 International NGO Training and Research Centre INTRAC Certificate program on “Strategic planning and Partnership formation” 06/2011 International Finance Corporation and Swiss Cooperation Office seminar on “Customer oriented marketing” Work Experience: 10/2009 – 12/2011 PF “Central Asia – Arts Management” Projects manager “Jazz_Bishkek_Spring”, “Jazz_Bishkek_Automn” (full time)  Working on project management  Project planning  Logistics  Musical market research  Event management  Working on operational and financial reports  Writing official letters on cooperation etc.  Book edition with CD/DVD apps 01/2011 – 10/2011 Ministry of Culture and Information of Kyrgyz Republic “The Second World Festival of Epics” International symposium “National traditional cultural values”. General manager assistant (part time)  Working on project management  Administrative assistance  Project planning  Event management  Translation – oral and written 04 – 08 / 2006 Ministry of Culture and Information of Kyrgyz Republic “The First World Festival of Epics” International symposium. General manager assistant (full time)  Working on project management  Administrative assistance  Project planning  Event management  Translator – oral and written

    $23.00 /hr
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  6. Chris Atwater

    Chris Atwater

    Writer and transcriptionist

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I have a long career in the restaurant industry behind me. I loved the people I met and worked with, but the hours for a dad were not great. I began working with a personal history company in 2012 and fell in love. Interviewing and working with families and sharing their history has been a great change. I have worked in all aspects of this business from transcription, interviewing, writing and design. I also do freelance writing on a variety of topics including: health and fitness, family and children, nutrition, food, mobile phones, gadgets and video games.

    $20.00 /hr
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  7. Michelle Fitzpatrick

    Michelle Fitzpatrick

    Senior news editor in English and native Dutch/English speaker

    France - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 7

    I am a journalist currently working as a senior sub-editor for an international news agency in Paris, with a focus on editing English copy from the Europe/Africa region. I also regularly translate articles from French to English. In my previous role for the same wire agency I was a foreign correspondent covering Southeast Asia. I am used to tight deadlines and can turn copy around quickly and professionally. I am looking for occasional proofreading and editing assignments on top of my full-time job. As a fast typer who is used to transcribing interviews, I am also interested in transcription jobs. I am a native Dutch-English speaker and have worked as a reporter in both languages. I am interested in Dutch-English translation work. I have a Bachelor's in Journalism (2003).

    $25.50 /hr
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  8. Daniella Lori

    Daniella Lori

    Canada - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    For more than a decade I have been a freelance proofreader and editor. I have edited books and articles on topics ranging from Holocaust Survivor Narratives to Perinatal Care. Over the last two years, I have further expanded my work to include copy-editing and formatting support for manuscripts and academic articles in preparation for publication. While my area of expertise is in non-fiction and academic texts, I am always eager to work on something new and different. I enjoy helping others enhance their writing and continue to publish my own academic work, including those developed through my MA and PhD research. I am also an experienced performer and stage manager. I have a Fine Arts degree in acting and numerous credits as a performer, primarily in theatre, but also including work in television and as a voice over artist. As a stage manager, I have worked on professional and amateur productions in England, Scotland and Canada and enjoy applying my stage management skills to non-theatrical project management.

    $23.00 /hr
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  9. Maria Tydd

    Maria Tydd

    Professional Graphic Designer and Illustrator

    United Kingdom - Last active: 04/03/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    My name is Maz and I am currently looking for any graphic design and illustration work. I have been freelancing for a couple of years now and love every part of the job (well, nearly!) I specialise in custom graphics and illustrations from scratch, but am fluent in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and can create anything from booklets to posters to custom digitally painted portraits.

    $16.67 /hr
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  10. Marcel Bosboom

    Marcel Bosboom

    Trilingual Translator and Data Geek

    Germany - Last active: 2 months ago

    - 20+ years of experience in writing/translating/presenting in Dutch, English, and German - Excellent at presentation design and delivery - Reliable and tech-savvy Worked with many different customers in International Law Enforcement, United Nations, Social media, Manufacturing, Retail, Marketing, Government, Education, Pharma. Areas: Finance, Planning, Sales, Marketing, IT, Board, Reporting. Projects: BI Strategy development, Dashboard Design (Stephen Few, Hichert®success), Tableau Software Server & Desktop, Certified Trainer on Tableau Software.

    $23.23 /hr
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