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  1. James Turner

    James Turner

    Senior Graphic Designer

    Australia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 12

    I have been a Graphic Designer for the past 20+ years, working in both smaller firms, such as front end photocopy shops to larger printers with six colour presses. I can apply this knowledge and experience to anything I do with confidence and have no issues working on smaller jobs, such as a 1 page flyer to larger jobs like a 300 page Information Booklets (in my current role). In addition, having a interest in Computers, has seen my learning grow into other areas such as HTML, Flash and more user friendly documents such as Interactive PDFs. Finally as I work with a large mail house I can also offer (if required) competitive prices for distribution and also offset printing should your project require this. Have created several projects on various different websites, please view my portfolio at

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $20.00 /hr
    207 hours
  2. Neli Skorcheva

    Neli Skorcheva

    Certified Translator, EFL/ESL Test and Curriculum Writer

    Bulgaria - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a qualified linguist with expertise and varied experience in the field of ESL teaching, translating and interpreting from English into Bulgarian and vice versa. Besides literature, my translation competence lies in several other areas like engineering and technology, marketing and sales, psychology, law, finance and some others. Another asset of mine is my ability to work as a curriculum developer in the English language teaching area and as an academic writer, editor and proofreader. I am looking for a long-term collaboration as I am available to work part-time as well as full-time when it is necessary. Efficiency and reliability are just two of my advantages.

    $11.11 /hr
    460 hours
  3. Neils C.

    Neils C.

    Freelance Journalist and Editor

    Canada - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    EDITING, PROOFREADING, WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONS, I have all the skills necessary to make your documents come alive. I have more than 10 years of journalism experience and have worked in news organizations across North America. I love communicating and connecting with people. In the last seven years I have worked exclusively within the financial industry so I am used to producing high quality articles and meeting extremely tight deadlines. I now have the opportunity to share my passion and expertise with people who might need it. Because of my background t I have developed a clear, concise writing style. I believe what people want is reliable and accurate information and this is what I try to provide. At the core I am a professional communicator and every assignment is given my complete attention so it is finished on time and to the best of my ability.

    $21.50 /hr
    493 hours
  4. Bruno Brozovic

    Bruno Brozovic

    Experienced audio,video,photo editor,writing,translation,wordpress seo

    Croatia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    Video, audio and photo engineer&editor | any kind of photo,video&audio; editing,modifying,enhancing, cleaning,manipulation etc... Wordpress SEO expert | specialized for Wordpress sites search engine optimization. Writer, translator, transcripter and anything similar to that. Specialized Photoshop editing, portraits enhancing (skin smoothing etc.), manipulation of photos, background removal and similar. Specialized any kind of video&audio editing, for example video cut,photos slideshow, Camtasia videos, adding audio to video and syncing, audio enhancing (noise removal, hiss removal, removing clicks&pops etc.). I also have great experience in .ppt/sparkol to video conversion and syncing with audio file.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, LoginRadius

    $16.67 /hr
    205 hours
  5. Nila E.

    Nila E.


    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

    I am a Writer, doing - contents for different websites - academic pieces - film reviews - proofreading and quality assessment - book reviews - e-commerce - blogs - copies for print advertisements - contributing author, Wall Street International magazine I have been writing professionally for a significant period, as it is both my passion and profession. Aside from this, I am a highly organized person and do not settle for something mediocre in all of my writing (including other) tasks.

    $10.00 /hr
    165 hours
  6. Jasna Ž.

    Jasna Ž.

    Experienced data entry contributor, translator and web researcher

    Croatia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    Experienced data entry contributor and web researcher. Perfectly comfortable working in a team as one and by myself. Have experience in article writing, worked on some academic jobs, as well as internet articles. Was the executive editor of a popular science website with 10 to 15 writers in my care. Have also been working as a translatior, EN-HR and HR-EN. Worked on all kinds of topics, from medicine, food, science, to pets, fashion and sports. I am interested in data entry positions, translating, virtual assistant positions, article writing and quiz and test writing. Detail oriented, organized, dependable, serious about work and willing to give 100%.

    $11.11 /hr
    3,248 hours
  7. Roberta A.

    Roberta A.

    Brazilian Portuguese Translator

    Brazil - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Accurate, experienced and reliable I am native Portuguese speaker from Brazil, journalist graduated, with over 8 years of experience in translating a wide range of documents, websites, and apps from English & Spanish to Portuguese. My priority is to deliver great service to my costumers. Service Translation / Localization / Editing / Proofreading Working Languages English > Brazilian Portuguese Spanish > Brazilian Portuguese Keywords Brazilian Portuguese English & Spanish Translation & Localization Editing & Proofreading App Website Tourism & Travel Assessment & Questionnaire Recipes & Cookbook Meal Plan Business Hotel Article & News Art & Culture Medical International Schools

    $21.00 /hr
    66 hours
  8. Catherine A.

    Catherine A.

    Freelance Data Entry/Typist/Virtual Assistant/Researcher/Ads Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

    I am here to provide affordable and high quality service to clients, and exceed their expectations. I seek long term opportunities that would make good use of the skills and learnings I've gained through my many years of experience of being a bookkeeper, an Administrative Assistant, an Assistant Manager, a Data Encoder and a Graphic Artist. I am very familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. I am also proficient in equation editor of MS Office. I am an experienced Facebook Ads Manager, can create ad images in Photoshop, create campaigns in facebook like Page Post Engagement and Clicks to Website. I have also lots of work experience in Data Entry and Research as my expertise and organize it in a spreadsheet. I also know Wordpress, Shopify and can easily learn other given softwares. I listen to instructions well and execute it effectively. A good team player, work fast and efficiently. I'd like to get everything on time with perfection.

    $3.33 /hr
    7,276 hours
  9. Anush Tamazyan

    Anush Tamazyan

    translator, editor, proofreader, creative writer

    Armenia - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 8

    Hi, I am a native Russian professional translator, English language linguist, with over 7 years of experience working with various materials.French is my second professional language, which I have mastered very fluently. I also have a diploma in journalism and I have been working for news periodicals, magazines, and web based newspapers. I have extensive experience in En-Ru simultaneous translations in: - film industry festivals - conferences on high technologies - political interviews - symposiums I also have experience in editing and proofreading various materials, including, 21 web sites, 3 books, available in print, e-book, software apps, technical (legal, medical, economic, real estate) materials, IT related texts, scripts, film subtitles, promotions, thousands of articles and interviews, as well as term papers, diploma papers, scientific studies and reports. I treat each job individually, make all the necessary research, verify all specific terminology, pay attention to all details, and what is the most important, I love my profession.

    $15.00 /hr
    544 hours
  10. Dr. harman S.

    Dr. harman S.

    HINDI - Punjabi Certified Translator (140 jobs Completed)

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    ||Official Odesk Record holder for Consistent 5 star rating| ERROR free Translation or MONEY BACK GUARANTEE|| I am HINDI & Punjabi certified Online+offline Translator Since 1999, working with Microsoft and Google since 2010. I have experience of Completing more than 10,000+ Hindi and Punjabi projects with average of 600 HIndi-punjabi Projects every year ------Error free or Money back Guarantee------- If you can find even small 1-2% of errors in Whole hindi or Punjabi translation. I wont charge a single cent for the job and will refund the whole amount. So why risk everything IF YOU CAN SIMPLY HIRE ME? ----Voice Over Artist----- Gears: Rode NT2 condenser mic, Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 Firewire Interface, PS01 Pop Filter, Porta Booth Pro, Window 8 Pc DAW : soundforge10, Adobe Audition 6.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $11.11 /hr
    657 hours