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  1. Anita S.

    Anita S.

    editing and proofreading

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 20

    I am an efficient and reliable editor and proofreader with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, History and Psychology and a Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing. I demonstrate an excellent eye for detail and deliver quality work at a reasonable rate. Equally adept in Australian, British and American English, I have had extensive experience editing and proofreading novels, e-books, children's books, CVs, academic essays, website content and a wide variety of documents. My objective is to edit and proofread projects that will enable others to clearly communicate varied subject matter to the public. I offer accurate and enthusiastic proofreading and editing on any fiction or non-fiction project that requires word perfection.

    $25.00 /hr
    198 hours
    4.93
  2. Malek Murison

    Malek Murison

    Freelance Writing and Editing Professional

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2

    I'm an experienced content writer and editor, specialising in travel writing, but with a keen interest in technology and lifestyle. I have a degree in Philosophy and Linguistics from the University of York, England, and can promise fluent, engaging content on time and to your exact specification. I currently run and edit Mind The Horizon, an online magazine dedicated to all things future related. My most recent work has been contributing to online guides on Iceland, New Zealand and Norway, and my articles are read by thousands of lucky people every day. I also have a keen interest in sport, politics and self improvement, and am always on the hunt for new and exciting opportunities - so feel free to get in touch! Malek

    $35.00 /hr
    14 hours
    5.00
  3. Laurie M.

    Laurie M.

    Transcription, editing, copywrite/creative writing

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1

    “I will hire Laurie M. again. She exceed my expectations and got the job done ahead of schedule and the quality of her work is excellent. I look forward to working with her again.” "Top of the list. You need her on your team." "Just the best. A+" After writing for courts and clients for more than ten years, it's time to put my skills to work in a broader arena. Whether you need academic writing, editing, or commercial copy, look no further. Whether you need to reach the hipster crowd or the Oxford comma devotees, I can create the perfect copy for you. My writing covers a wide spectrum, from professional courtroom presentation to the creation of ceremonies for medieval reenactments. I can create professional documents, put your ideas into a Power Point presentation that is guaranteed NOT to bore your audience, or transport the attendees at your wedding into a land of enchantment

    $17.78 /hr
    102 hours
    4.83
  4. Douglas Michael Massing

    Douglas Michael Massing

    academic and medical editing, research and writing

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 25

    Clients, publishers, and client affiliations include Alliance Health, the Simone de Beauvoir Institute (Montreal), British Journal of Anaesthesia (Oxford), Continuum: Frederick Ungar (New York), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Mayo Clinic, Political Geography, Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, and l'Université du Québec À Montréal. Clients say: "Great editor." "[Provided] invaluable materials and information," “Outstanding service!"

    $80.00 /hr
    12 hours
    4.85
  5. Sadeem Lodhi

    Sadeem Lodhi

    MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 3

    I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

    $34.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.80
  6. Jessica D.

    Jessica D.

    Comprehensive Editing, Proofreading and Spinning Services

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    My main focus is on editing. I have extensive experience in proofreading and editing for grammatical, syntax and spelling errors in written content and currently do so for a variety of clients. I have a firm grasp on rewriting articles in spin syntax, and have the ability to spin content either manually or through TBS software, depending on preference. Either way, I can assure it will be done with an outstanding degree of human readability. I also have experience in creating content based on web research within a rigid set of guidelines in SEO format for a high-profile client. Current projects include providing image moderation services for use in sponsored ad campaigns, as well as tagging objects within images with similar products in a variety of fashion-centric interactive web advertisements. Other noteworthy skills include a strong knowledge of AP guidelines within the context of titles. I have in-depth knowledge of: - Microsoft Word - Microsoft Excel - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Lightroom - The Best Spinner Topics of expertise include photography, technology, graphic design, fiber crafts, and parenting.

    $14.44 /hr
    3,670 hours
    5.00
  7. Rocio Zambrano

    Rocio Zambrano

    Video Editing, Web Designer / After Effects / Drupal

    Mexico - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    Over the last 12 years I have edited and post-produced several video clips, tv spots, documentaries and feature films. (My feature film resume can be seen at the Imovie Database site http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2389019/). Have also been an animation designer/supervisor using Flash, After Effects, Toon Boom, and Poser, mostly for tv spots and web sites. I also have experience in Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, I am looking for opportunities to develop sites that include rich video and audio.

    $13.33 /hr
    60 hours
    5.00
  8. Mariya Izzy

    Mariya Izzy

    A Knack for Proof Reading/Transcription/Editing/Spinning/Translation

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    Having completed my Masters degree in English, my interest lies in: proof-reading and editing articles, documents and content - correcting grammar and punctuation is what I love! transcription - transcribe your files accurately and strive to deliver the work in time. translation - to help you translate works from Hindi to English, German to English, Gujarati to English effectively! helping you with article spinning - I am definitive of rising up to your expectations! data-entry - my typing speed is 48 words per minute. Ensuring you high quality work with an eye for detail, you may rest upon my capability! writing articles for SEO and others - building up content with an ability to incorporate keywords is certainly a forte! Accuracy and delivering work right in time is my specialty! Languages known: English - Fluent Hindi - Good German - Beginner Gujarati - Speak & understand Interned for 30 days at a newspaper agency, The Statesman, as an editor and reporter.

    $5.56 /hr
    171 hours
    4.84
  9. Alex K.

    Alex K.

    Pro Retouching, image and photo editing, color correction, retouch.

    Ukraine - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 39

    I am a professional retoucher with a great work experience. You can see my portfolio here: www.vokto.ru I offer: - high quality - fair price - the exact timing - attention to customer requirements When you choose me, you choose the service that you can customize according to your goal.

    $20.00 /hr
    162 hours
    4.91
  10. Janna C.

    Janna C.

    American expat with years of experience in English editing

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    My objective is to work with clients who seek a copy editor or proofreader to produce a more polished, coherent, and grammatically-correct product. I'm a native English speaker from Washington state, and I received my bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. I'm also TESOL-certified with 3 years of experience as an ESL instructor for adults. After joining oDesk in July 2014, I have established long-term commitments with several oDesk clients as a proofreader and copy editor for documents, academic papers, business magazine articles, promotional advertisements, and more. Those around me describe me as an individual with dilligence, excellent communication skills, and high professionalism. Currently, I am located in Bergen, Norway, where I work as a freelancer. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you!

    $14.00 /hr
    656 hours
    4.94