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  1. Zgortea Caroline Andreea

    Zgortea Caroline Andreea

    Creative writer, Management skills, Translator, Marketing Consultant

    Romania - Tests: 3

    Even though I have a Bachelor's degree in Management and I have worked in the field of architecture and construction for 5 years as a personal assistant, translator and other secretarial duties, I have also worked in the art field due to my great passion for everything that has to do with art. Being a manager at Logos Theatre gave me insights about the workings of a theatre and how plays come to life. I also have experience as a translator, doing mostly books, independent projects and articles. Also, I have been teaching English and French for the last 15 years - I started when I was 15 years old and I have worked as an afterschool teacher, a Training Centre teacher and I have also given private lessons. I have written articles for two magazines along the years and in February 2013 I have published a book and I enjoy writing articles on my blog very much (http://carolinescornerblog.wordpress.com/). I love learning new languages and aside from the ones I already know - English, French, Italian, Spanish - I am currently learning Japanese and German. I like to organize and coordinate projects, which I have been doing for the last 8 years for the Caving Association I'm a member of. My top priorities are quality work and client satisfaction. Since April 2014 I have worked as a Marketing Consultant for DanaArt Gallery in Bucharest, Romania.

    $10.00 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  2. Marie-eve T.

    Marie-eve T.

    Translator, writer, proofreader and transcriber

    Canada - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Native French Canadian, expert proficiency in French, fluent in English, experienced journalist with a master’s degree in Political science: I can provide high quality writing, English to French translation, proofreading and transcription services, as needed. Versatility and meticulousness are my strengths. As a translator, I work with many tools, including SDL Trados 2014 and Antidote. My areas of specialization include : administration, communication, government business, international and national politics, marketing, social sciences, travel and tourism. As a journalist, I was led to write on a wide range of subjects, either for marketing, political or cultural purposes, in a creative or scientifc voice. Please don’t hesitate to ask for a copy of my resume, which more fully details my qualifications and professional background. I can assure you that you will be 100% satisfied with my services. Looking forward to collaborating with you!

    $16.67 /hr
    292 hours
    5.00
  3. Victoria Wojtasik

    Victoria Wojtasik

    English / Spanish Translator and Editor/Proofreader

    Argentina - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 8

    I am a professional Translator and Editor/Proofreader from Cordoba, Argentina with several years of experience. I am bilingual in Spanish, Polish and English and I can perform accurate translations between any of these languages.I have good computer skills. I have a degree in Clinical Laboratory Technician and a Bachelor degree in Biology. I have good skills in mathematics I love writing and good written texts. A true passion that I apply to my work. Whether translating, editing or proofreading a text I feel the need to make that text as good as possible. I believe translating is not just a mechanical process. There is a beauty in it. In finding that perfect way in which everything falls into place and you manage to express what the original text meant without limiting or crippling that meaning while still conserving the shape, the style and the tone of that original message. Do not underestimate the importance of this. Whether the task at hand is a website or a book, the quality of the text is everything. In any case you are trying to reach an audience, and for that you will need the best translation possible. Otherwise you will risk losing that audience in the market. Among my areas of expertise: • Engineering • Architecture • IT • Science • Medicine • Economics • Marketing • Legal texts • Websites • Letters • Articles • Technical documentation • Books • Movie scripts I am looking forward to working with you.

    $12.00 /hr
    3,190 hours
    5.00
  4. Julia B.

    Julia B.

    English-Swedish translator, writer, proofreader

    Sweden - Tests: 2

    Swedish is my native language. I've studied English, German, French, Russian and Latin. I have stuided a lot about languages and linguistics. At the moment I am a full time student at Lund University. I am in the second year of a bachelor in information systems. After the summer I will continue with my studies at CityU in Hongkong. ▪Translation: I have a great knowledge of how to express myself in different types of text. Large vocabulary and good sense of grammar and idioms. ▪Self-discipline: To work as a freelancer and to have almost only self studies, I have learnt to spend my time well to always be on time for a deadline. ▪Computer skills: Microsoft Office™ tools: Good command of Word, Power Point and Visio ▪Programming skills: Basic knowledge of JavaScript, C# and SQL language I heard about Odesk and thought it seemed to be very convenient for me, since I often travel. I really enjoy translating and writing. For now I'm looking for translation jobs mostly. But I could also do creative writing in Swedish and sometimes other types of jobs.

    $20.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  5. Douhaymi K.

    Douhaymi K.

    Projects Manager :Excellent work everytime for all languages.

    Morocco - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    You need a great translator of translation, transcription, and proofreading languages by cheap prices with high quality for web pages, articles, blogs, FAQ Docs, or any other documents,beside this have experience over 8 years in: Italy,French,English,German,Greek,Turkish,Korean,Bulgarian,Swedish,Ukrain,Pashto,Farsi,Dutch,Spanish,Portuguese,Russian,Arabic,Russian,Ukrain,Hindi,Japanese, Chinese (S,T)... I'm always looking for long collaboration with clients, so don't hesitate to contact me for your jobs, and I will do the best to make all projects with you success with high quality before deadline. Jobs from 8 years till now: 2623 Jobs 5 stars positive feed back from our clients.

    $5.00 /hr
    396 hours
    4.98
  6. Ken Yamamoto

    Ken Yamamoto

    Writer/Blogger/Experienced Virtual Assistant / Wordpress expert

    Philippines - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi! I've been a Virtual Assistant and Freelancer since 2010. From then, I knew that my will never be the same again. I acquired my skills through the passion of blogging and the internet (and the idea of working at home alone in pajamas). When I learned these skills, I discovered deep inside of that I have a mission: To help make the internet a better experience for its users. To help entrepreneurs build their dreams. From that day, I've been helping entrepreneurs all over the world from different nations, languages, religions and colors (and hair styles) in fulfilling their dreams to contribute something in the history of mankind. Their goal may not be as big as changing the world, but I'm proud to be a part of their dream to make an impact in some people's lives. I'm expert in: Blogging Wordpress (management/design) SEO (on page/off page) Social Media (management/marketing) Ebook formatting (Kindle/Epub) and KDP account management Affiliate Marketing I can also do: Writing Customer Service (Chat and Email support) Online Research Data Entry Photo Editing Average HTML/CSS Basic Video Editing Translation: English/Filipino and other administrative support. I'm expert in industries like Christianity, Music, Blogging, Internet Marketing, Social Media, and Photography. If you have a noble vision that you think could impact thousands or millions of people's lives, and you need a wingman to join you in your journey, I'm just an interview away. (No coding needed. Thanks to Upwork.) I don't just provide skills. I also give encouragement and moral support if life beats you down; a friendly reminder whenever you're losing your path; and be there to celebrate with you in your victory. Cheers!

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $11.11 /hr
    2,871 hours
    4.54
  7. Caio G.

    Caio G.

    Translator, Proofreader, Content writer, Transcriber, Voice-Over

    Germany - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    - Brazilian Portuguese Native Speaker - Not only a Native, but specialized in Portuguese - More than 5 years of experience - Available 7 days a week - Quick turnarounds - Average rate and high quality work - Available for a non-remunerated test for quality check - Punctual, competent, up-to-date, hard-working, reliable & flexible Qualifications and Experience: - Certified English/Spanish/German fluency. - More than 5.000 articles and 1.000 translations written so far. - Able to translate from English/Spanish/German/Italian/French to Portuguese. - Specialized and well experienced in working with translations, transcriptions, social medias, apps, softwares, blog/article writings, books, CVs, product description, health & beauty products, sales, among others. - Proper researches and 100% original and authentic content. - N-E-V-E-R copy-pastes, Google translation tools or content low in quality. Strong Points: - I'll never accept working on something in which I'm not specialized enough. - Not only literal translations, but with the proper adaptation to the target field for the natives, so that it doesn't look like a translation A-B. - If there are technical words, a meticulous research will be made before. - Easy to deal with and worried with the client's satisfaction and success. Brief Introduction of myself: I was born in São Paulo - South America's largest city and business spot - and after I had graduated, decided to travel around the World. Already had a home in Argentina, Japan, China and France, currently living in Germany. I consider myself a very proactive and entrepreneur person, always trying to adapt and complement my skills in all fields. I'm a picky language-lover since I know myself and have already taught English and Portuguese in Beijing schools and at the time I was in Brazil, at the school where I had got my diploma. My first international job was back in 2009, when I was invited to work for a Brazilian branch of one of the World's biggest comic book companies, situated in Florida. For further information, please drop me a line via inbox. Thank you for reading my profile. :) Caio Guibo

    $8.00 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  8. Artyom S.

    Artyom S.

    Community Manager, Social Media Marketer, Writer, Russian Translator

    Ukraine - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

    QUALITY WRITING / TRANSLATION : - Russian (native speaker) and Ukrainian (native speaker). + Article Writing + Blog Writing + Content Writing + SEO Writing + Translation + Localization SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING / COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT: + Social media marketing + Communications/marketing strategy + Business development + Public relations + Content creation + Analytics + Events and event planning + Customer relations 'BRIGHT INDIVIDUAL - BRIGHT PROJECT COMPLETION'

    Groups: oTranslators

    $15.33 /hr
    167 hours
    4.74
  9. Semir D.

    Semir D.

    Virtual Assistant with Math experience

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Hello everyone, my name is Semir and I am math instructor. I am a flexible and highly organized professional teacher with teaching experience in some private primary and high schools. I started my online math tutoring career few years ago. My teaching experience gives me an advantage on this kind of job. I have many abilities to explain complex mathematical concepts in easier ways. Also, I am very comfortable and competent when it comes to researching task. Basically I have everything that one all-around assistant should have. Looking forward to your messages!

    $11.11 /hr
    2,680 hours
    4.99
  10. Hussein Ghouleh

    Hussein Ghouleh

    Islamic & Creative Content Writer, translator & Arabic Tutor

    Thailand - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    As far as I could remember, my life was always revolved around travel and tourism, I never saw myself in any other industry and I specifically loved working in departments that were focused around customer services and operations, not only because of the huge exposure to many clients that had different backgrounds, social statuses, cultures and languages, but because I had to deal with clients that were happy (relatively speaking!), because whither they were traveling for business, leisure or family trips, there was a unique excitement for travel arrangements that was always present, both for me and the traveler, and to be part of that excitement was a special treat in my daily working life. But after the passing of many years, career progress had to take place and responsibilities began to mount up to a managerial level, which I discovered to be not my favorite part of progress, because instead of working with clients and travelers, I began working with employees and colleagues, and that was where I lost my advantage, I no longer work to assure happiness, even though I tried to do so, and I had to learn it the hard way! management was never about making my employees happy! And so, I retired and decided to begin my own travels, and because I needed to finance myself one way or another, I had to rely on other skills, especially since I became the traveler and had no one to serve but my own self. And thus, I started picking up online jobs related to translation and content writing. Nowadays, I am engaged with education, farming and food production, and am looking forward to enrich my life with different kinds of knowledge as I engage further with what I have, but one thing is for sure... The more knowledge I gain, the more I realize how ignorant I can be in many things, that is why I believe one should never stop educating himself, this is where I began to be open to learning new things.

    $16.00 /hr
    128 hours
    4.98