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  1. Sian Cooper

    Sian Cooper

    Freelance translation and terminology management

    France - Last active: 01/25/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am native English, translating from French and Spanish into UK and US English. I also provide transcription, proofreading, editing and revision; plus a Translation Memory and terminology/ TermBase management service. I am level 2 SDL Trados certified; I also offer Wordfast and MemoQ. I was partially educated in France, which is where I initially learnt Spanish; and I have 40 years of experience in both languages. I have been translating freelance for about 18 months, meanwhile also doing an online MA in Translation with Bristol University, to support practice with theory. I am a member of the Proz Certified Pro network, French and Spanish to English and also a member of the European Society for Translation Studies. I have over 20 years' professional experience in software functional analysis and design to Senior Manager level, in multi-lingual accounting and financial services products. I specialise in IT, technical, business and financial areas; but I have very broad general knowledge and skill-set, so I can also offer, for example, literary translation, or handle subjects as diverse as classical music and printing technology. I also have an MA in Information Design, so I am particularly concerned by layout and design, whether of documents or websites. I love what I do, and I am fiercely proud of my professionalism. I want my clients to be delighted with my work and come back for more. You can also contact me via,

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Volker Ruerup

    Volker Ruerup

    Freelancer for translation, webdesign and content

    Germany - Last active: 05/29/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a PhD in Business Administration who loves to translate, write and design. I'm very good in German (mother tongue) and English and I have quite some experience with Wordpress projects. I've also worked for a number of startups where I was mainly responsible for Business Planning and Strategy. Winner of several Business Plan Competitions and Teacher of Entrepreneurship at the University of Munich. My current project is which can give you an idea of what I'm able to do. The site is in German, but fully translated to English. Besides this project, I have some time for your work. From small projects to bigger ones.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Teresa Giampaolo

    Teresa Giampaolo

    Translation from English to Italian and Spanish

    Italy - Last active: 01/02/2014 - Tests: 5

    My name is Teresa, i am Italian. I can speak English, Spanish and Italian of course. I can help people translating documents, letters ecc.. And also people who want to learn languages.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Yumei Ho

    Yumei Ho

    Freelance Consultant (CPA)/financial report translation is provided

    Taiwan - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have been working for Big Four accounting firms in transaction service and audit for more than 8 years and is a consultant with Resources Global Professionals. Even I'm new at oDesk, I have variety of consulting experiences for international corporations for many years. ( including related translation services) My main experiences are consulting, financial due diligence and audit and corporate accounting: Consulting Experience - worked with Resources Global Professionals (RGP) as a consultant and engaged in the projects in financial industries and IT industry. Due Diligence ( Merger & Acquisition) - worked at Big Four Accounting firms and engaged in financial due diligence projects (merger and acquisition); assisted Partners in Far East Area and worked with other Far East Area team members either remotely or face to face for cross-border transactions; Led managers and senior associates in Far East Area with directions of determining key business drivers and analyzed the historical operating performance; Suggested incorporation of findings into client’s valuation and/or purchase and sale agreement, provided other negotiating points from different angles; The major projects including: 1. IPO Projects and Financial Reporting Projects - HSBC 2. AIG Taiwan Deal - Primus Pacific Partners (HK) Limited 3. MetLife Taiwan Deal -Sony Life 4. Natural Beauty Bio-Technology Limited - Carlyle Asia Investment Advisors Limited 5.Valuation on Selected Commercial Credit of Cosmos Bank - GE Capital Asia investment Holdings BV 6. Domino's Pizza Taiwan Deal - Regent Taipei Hotel Corporate Accounting - worked at an European group in financial industry and engaged several major projects including IFRS adoption, new quarterly financial reporting packages in both IFRS, French GAAP and Solvency II and several projects to assist actuarial department for their further analysis. - worked at a property management company in the U.S. and managed financial statements for more than 12 clients.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Leon Lee

    Leon Lee

    Business and Economics Chinese online market Translation Chinese

    China - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    I am Leon, a Native Chinese who offers China marketing research, sourcing and selecting supplier, English-Chinese translation. I specialize in business and economics. • Strong analytical capability • Good communication and presentation skills • Able to handle multiple tasks effectively and consistently meet deadlines • Excellent attention to detail, capacity to analyze problems and develop solutions Feel free to ask any questions in relation to your assessment of my suitability for your offer.

    $33.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Alexandra Berlina

    Alexandra Berlina

    Conference interpreter: translation studies PhD, 12 years experience

    Germany - Last active: 07/13/2014 - Tests: 2

    Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting: English, German & Russian in all combinations. Dolmetschen (Simultandolmetschen / Konferenzdolmetschen) und Übersetzungen: Englisch, Deutsch, Russisch. Переводы: английский, немецкий, русский. I work very fast, with impeccable accuracy -- and, if needed, creativity. For more details, see my homepage:, my publisher's webpage: & my university site:

    $66.66 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Christina Pfister

    Christina Pfister

    German-English and English-German translation, editing, transcribing

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 11

    I am a native speaker of both English and German and can translate to/from either language. I am an independent writing and editing consultant and can help you express your ideas in a concise & clear or a creative manner. I have translated a wide variety of material including theology, politics, psychiatry, and education-related materials.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Florbela Marques

    Florbela Marques

    Experienced Portuguese Translator, MA Translation Studies EN, PT BR,

    Portugal - Last active: 22 hours ago

    Dear sir(s)/madam(s), I hereby declare my interest in becoming a freelance translator for your company. I gather the core skills considered necessary for suppliers to provide translation services:  European Portuguese to mother-tongue standard and proficient English and BR Portuguese equivalent to mother-tongue standard;  Advanced university degree in relevant subject: MA in Translation (GPA 17); BA in Modern Languages (GPA 13);  Relevant professional experience translating texts from English into Portuguese: 15 years as a translator from English/Portuguese into Portuguese/English;  Experience of translating texts in the fields of General Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Commerce and Marketing, Academic Terminology, Literature, Finance;  Works of science divulging (physics, biology, computer science, mathematics, philosophy); scientific papers (physics, chemistry, education sciences); support material for lectures of Master's Degree/Doctorate Program in Chemistry/Multimedia/Science Teaching, University of Porto; site of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto; site and computer system (Nónio), University of Coimbra; site of company in the construction field; marketing materials for Prestige Brands such as Louis Vuitton; Hugo Boss, Nespresso, Rolex, Tag Heuer; Breitling, IWC; certificates of conformity and inspection – metal industry; technical specifications and manuals – engineering; finance and banking texts for top firms; TV series and films subtitle translation and proofreading;  Long-term collaboration with renowned publisher "Gradiva", as translator of best-selling books such as The Beginning of Infinity, David Deutsch, For the Love of Physics, Walter Lewin, or Nine Crazy Ideas in Science, Robert Ehrlich;  Advanced PC skills and a very good knowledge of standard MS Office applications. In addition, the following qualifications, availability, flexible fee information:  Familiarity with terminology and translation memory tools such as SDL TRADOS, MultiTerm; MemoQ; Wordfast;  PT>EN technical, 0,08€; general, 0,06€;  EN>PT technical, 0,06€; general, 0,04€;  Up to 5000 words/day. Please find enclosed my Curriculum Vitae. With best regards, Florbela Marques (Professional Translator) Skype: florbela.marques4 References: Carlos Fiolhais University of Coimbra, Physics Dep. João Paiva University of Porto, Science Faculty Gradiva S.A. Transperfect

    $20.00 /hr
    94 hours
  9. Maksym S.

    Maksym S.

    Expert Eng-Rus-Eng translation, IOS testing, pc&apple hardware skills

    Ukraine - Last active: 03/30/2014 - Tests: 1

    education: technician, law, medical, chemical, automotive, musician, expert IOS user TRANSLATION : - English fluent speaker, Russian (native speaker) and Ukrainian (native speaker). Perfect organized and well motivated person, striver for the best. With strong sense of time and quality. образование: техническое, юридическое, лингвистическое качества: ответственность, коммуникабельность, быстрое приобретение новых навыков, образное мышление, творческий склад ума, кинеэстет хобби: музыка, спорт, гражданская авиация

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours