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Judy Dino

Judy Dino Agency Contractor

Editing, Proofreading, Writing.

United States - Portfolio: 1

I have my BA in Biology from Clark University and an M.Ed. in Education from Worcester State University. I have worked as a professional biologist and more recently as an educator and editor. I am also a published author. I have additional experience with business and accounting as well as grant writing. I can help you with proofreading, editing, content generation, web site review and just about any task where you put pen to paper. I am very motivated and client oriented. I don't feel that I've succeeded until you are fully satisfied. Red To Black Editing is a small family business; we always work very hard for our clients.

Associated with: The Red To Black Editing Company

99% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
2 hours

Florin Mavris

89% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
23 hours

William D.

William D. Agency Contractor

Professional proofreading and editing services

United States - Portfolio: 2

Ranked by Elance in the TOP 1% for English skills we have recently transferred over with the change to UpWork. We maintained a consistent five star rating with Elance and will strive to do so with UpWork as well. We truly enjoy helping you perfect your writing; we form a close collaboration with all our clients. As a small, family owned and operated business we strive to make our clients' documents shine. My son Christopher is our primary editor with a BA in English and years of professional editing and publishing experience. My wife Judy is also an accomplished editor and published author with an M.Ed. I have a BSEE and MSBE and am also a published author; I primarily manage the business and provide technical expertise when needed. We are committed to providing you with high quality proofreading and editing services. We use a two editor approach as part of our review process to ensure a thorough critique. We also offer multiple reviews at no extra charge. We can help with both technical and non-technical documents, books, dissertations, web sites, business presentations, advertising copy and just about anything that's written.

Associated with: The Red To Black Editing Company

99% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
2 hours

Valerie E.

Valerie E.

Writing. Editing. You relax. We do the work.

United States - Portfolio: 1

We have the complete package to make your writing projects stand out. Valerie writes and Samantha edits. We deliver a professional quality product on time. Valerie has spent her life writing and Samantha is a smart and efficient editor. As college graduates, we both have the skills and professionalism to accomplish your goals.

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Rouena Suple

Rouena Suple Agency Contractor

Deep-etch,Data Entry, Encoder, Photo Editing, Watermark removal expert

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

I am looking to apply my experience of *PHOTO Editing *PHOTO Retouch *PHOTO Enhancement *PHOTO Manipulation *Product Cut-outs/Fashion *Eliminating/Change Backgrounds *Working on PSD files, Transparent (PNG), Animation (GIF) *Cropping and Resizing images for web *Clipping Paths *Deep-etching Based on my own experience i hope i can share my knowledge in to your company and work hard to do things better to make the employer more interesting in my work. It would be my pleasure to serve your company and the employer to the best i can do.

Groups: BigCommerce

Associated with: BeOnTopMarketing

100% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
3,265 hours

Dallas Scott

Dallas Scott

Writing/Editing Professional and Office Expert with Web Design

United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

I am currently completing my bachelor's degree in the Liberal Arts Honors college at the University of Texas at Austin. I have previous work in Business management--specifically with customer service. I am also partnered with a graphic designer to design client-customized websites. I am timely and guarantee that the client is always satisfied. With rapid drafts, I have a quick turnaround to get your website up and running as fast as possible.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Amelyn Labrador

Amelyn Labrador Agency Contractor

Multi Tasking/Researcher/Data Entry/Data Mining/Video & Audio Editing

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

Looking for the greatest opportunity to work in a leading company.

Associated with: Filipino_Patriot

$3.33 /hr
1,435 hours

Lesley Dahl

Lesley Dahl

4revisons, Editing

United States

I have several published short stories and one novel (Random House). I have spent the last eleven years editing, reviewing and critiquing memoir, non-fiction, fiction, website content and blog posts. I can make sure your text is free of errors and offer suggestions for improving the clarity and flow of your words so that you have said exactly what you meant to say in the best possible way.

92% Job Success
$48.00 /hr
80 hours

Scott Z.

Scott Z.

Editing/Proofreading/Academic Support

United States - Tests: 8

I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I hold a Masters degree in 'Online Education' [3.91 GPA], and a second MA in 'Ancient History'. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a legal proofreader. Other professional experience includes a USAID/Georgetown University 'Business English' teaching position, providing editorial support for the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh, four years as a TOEFL exam rater, etc. Also, I have self-published 3 books that are available on Amazon. Currently, I am an online ESL teacher and TOEFL/SAT content developer for a company in Beijing. I also worked for ResumeEdge as a resume writing private contractor. Lastly, I am working toward a PhD in Online Education at the Open University of Catalonia. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance and thank you for your consideration. sz

63% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
259 hours

Morgan Stemberger

Morgan Stemberger

Expert Editing and Ghostwriting

United States - Portfolio: 3

To me, my job as an editor is to help you get your message out to the world clearly, effectively and poignantly. Some authors prefer to be involved every step of the way, some are more hands off. Whether you want to collaborate with me or just have me return a finished manuscript to you, I offer a service that will fit your needs. My background in business and finance means that I am familiar with the terminology of those worlds. So I am very comfortable editing your business and finance documents as well.

90% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
77 hours