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Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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  1. Stefano Ticozzi

    Stefano Ticozzi Agency Contractor

    Italian-English-German translation and proofreading

    Austria - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    My name is Stefano, I am an Italian native speaker and translate from English and German to Italian. I have work experience in the financial sector and the sports betting industry and have worked in Italy, Austria and Great Britain for several years. Since 2011 I have been translating full-time and have translated a lot of websites and texts on a variety of topics. Some of the topics I specialize in are: Foreign exchange trading Finance and banking Travel and tourism Online retailing Sports betting/online gambling Marketing, SEO ...and many more. Please note, that I do not provide technical, legal or medical translations. As an Italian native speaker, I guarantee that my translations of websites or other documents are correct and appeal to your Italian customers. Feel free to contact me any time for a personalized offer!

    Associated with: I&S Translation Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    3,785 hours
    4.99
  2. Hyun Kim

    Hyun Kim

    Expert freelance Korean Translation/Proofreading/Research/Marketing/

    South Korea - Last active: 08/25/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 13

    Mission Statement During my time in translation & marketing field of over 15 years, I experienced a wide of works through a diverse set of experiences. I have been involved in a wide range of works, such as business, web content, education, medicine, engineering and the media. I am now working as a freelance translator and marketer based on my long-years experience, writing skills and knowledge of translation & marketing work to provide the right services for your company’s needs. Projects include: • Marketing research • Promoting products • Naver Ads •Tutorlesson.com (many projects) •Globalweb.com (many projects) •Alamoluxuryhouse (website) •Elliptictech (website) •Ecocamp (website) •Olive Oil biz (website) •Health in hands (website) •Scoliosis (70,000 words) •UFDtoGO manual •Self introduction for interview •Ancillary equipment- engineering •Video game description •Lawsuit case translation •Korean English Newspapers proofreading/typing •Korean Industry/real estate price research •Notre dame university voice-over project •Korean overseas study/work agency research (vision united) •Health in hands amazon.com review / website content •Bank statement •Listening text book •Ninja app game •Samgukji video game •Santa app •flight control game •Musical box app •nintendo/playstation game package manual • Biz Tycoon game •Tip-off basketball app game •Ivideon •E-tips SEO writing •Couchsurfing webiste •Triggertrap •Blockbuzz website •Military documents •Doctor’s notes •Bee game manual •groupiest website •Noted links website •Goccusa website •ArchiReport •Rujia Educare •Dingtone •…and many more

    $20.00 /hr
    620 hours
    4.99
  3. Andrea M.

    English to German translation/ Proofreading/ Article writing

    Canada - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a qualified Primary School Teacher with German as my native language and I am fluent in English. Due to spending years in the United Kingdom and in Australia, it has allowed me to become proficient in the English language. I have a lot of experience in translation from English to German (text and website translation about various topics), customer service, private tutoring and I am also experienced in writing Keyword and SEO optimized articles in German. I'm a reliable, ambitious, diligent and hard working person. My goal is to provide excellent service to my clients and keeping deadlines counts to my top priorities. Feel free to contact me anytime!

    $20.00 /hr
    4,384 hours
    5.00
  4. CHRISTEL BERLAND

    CHRISTEL BERLAND

    Translation English to French - French to English - Proofreading

    France - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 9

    French native but having spent 13 years in the United States, I am fluent in both English and French. I have a 10 year experience in tourism and customer care, dealing mainly with a French and English speaking clientele. Meticulous and reliable, my priority is to provide an accurate translation while meeting deadlines. Professional with a friendly personality, our collaboration will be profitable and enjoyable. Le Français est ma langue maternelle mais ayant passé treize ans aux Etats-Unis, je parle aussi Anglais couramment. J'ai une expérience de dix ans dans le tourisme et le service client, ayant travaillé principalement avec une clientèle francophone et anglophone. Méticuleuse et fiable, ma priorité est de produire un travail précis tout en respectant les délais. Professionnelle et dotée d'une personnalité;sympathique, nous pouvons créer une relation de travail fructueuse et agréable.

    $17.78 /hr
    308 hours
    4.99
  5. Sara Clark

    Sara Clark

    Experienced Technical Writer seeking Writing/Editing/Proofreading Work

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

    Professional Chemist and Technical Writer seeking opportunities to expand professional portfolio. * Industry experience researching and creating technical documents. * Freelance experience editing and proofreading a variety of documents --from resumes to art books * Previous editor in chief for a Woman Innovation newsletter at Dow AgroSciences. * Specialized training in the creation of hazard communication documents under new GHS guidelines. , US (HazCom 2012) EU (CLP) Canada (WHMIS 1988/2015).

    $18.00 /hr
    115 hours
    4.89
  6. Chiara D.

    Chiara D.

    Italian proofreading and transcription, localization and voice-talent

    Italy - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12

    I'm a native Italian speaker 31 years old woman. I speak and write an outstanding Italian and I've good a great pronunciation. I'm also very fluent in spoken and written English. My previous experiences are as translator from English to Italian, Italian proofreader and transcriber, video testimonial, sales agent, teleseller, amateur subtitler, and voice-over. I've got excellent phone etiquette and a professional polite and friendly voice tone. I've got advanced knowledge of audio and video editing, basic Office use and CRM programs. My spoken Italian is clear loud and accent-free, great for voice-over. I've previously created italian subtitles from anglophone audio and italian subtitles from written english for animation series. I'm currently enrolled in some videogame companies' "candidate's pool" having succeeded in various proofreading/localization tests. "First Certificate in English" (FCE) accomplished ------------------------------------------------ 31enne madrelingua Italiana, ottima presenza audio e video. Precedenti esperienze nell'ambito di traduzioni dall'Inglese, correzione di bozze, trascrizioni in Italiano, sottotitolaggio e ruoli di testimonial/agente di vendita/telemarketing. Conoscenza di programmi di editing audio e video, pacchetto Office e CRM

    $10.00 /hr
    351 hours
    5.00
  7. Samuel Fielding

    Samuel Fielding

    UK Doctorate-level Proofreading, Editing, Writing and Data Analysis

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 7

    I have 10 years of experience in proofreading, editing, reviewing, and writing scientific, economic and technical reports and popular science articles. Furthermore, I have frequently communicated scientific and economic concepts and issues to the public via newspaper articles, guides, manuals, and presentations. I am also highly skilled in data mining and analysis, laboratory techniques, MS Windows and Linux OS environments, and have a sound understanding of several languages (French, German, Spanish, Latin). I frequently use a suite of statistical, graphing, GIS, bioinformatics, financial trading and publishing software.

    $50.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.52
  8. Belinda S.

    1000+ Odesk Hrs. Transcriber/Transcription/Proofreading/Admin Assist.

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6

    1000+ Odesk Hours. Transcriber / Transcription (Audio/Video)/Proofreading/administrative/secretarial services. 20 years experience as admin assistant, typing speed 80WPM, native english speaker with good command of grammar, spelling, punctuation, 15 years transcription experience in all areas. I can start immediately.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,596 hours
    4.78
  9. Ashley Kraemer

    Ashley Kraemer

    Writing/Editing/Proofreading

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    Writing and editing are passions I have had for some time now, and it is very exciting to get to work on my love for the written word every day. I have a proven track record of excellent results, where my passion shines through in my work. I have experience in editing articles, eBooks, novels, and marketing materials. I also have experience writing website content as well as creative writing. I have been a freelancer full-time now for a few of months, and I have to say, I should have done it sooner! I love the work I do in writing, copy-writing, editing, and proofreading. Every day that goes by, I learn something new, and I can add it to my knowledge. I never stop learning and I apply that to the work I do everyday.

    $7.78 /hr
    364 hours
    4.90