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  1. Shankar K.

    Shankar K.

    Excel, Word, Powerpoint, English language expert

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5

    - 8 years experience in the Information Technology industry. - Excellent skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint. - Very good English language and proof-reading skills. - Adept in data entry and typing. - Great analytical and Mathematics skills.

    $11.11 /hr
    823 hours
  2. Yuri Satya Rahman

    Yuri Satya Rahman

    Experienced Translator

    Indonesia - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    An enthusiastic professional with a degree in Telecommunication Engineering. Experienced working with multinational organizations in a highly multicultural environment. Past professional experience involves extensive communications and interactions in a rich multi-cultural working environment

    $11.11 /hr
    4,238 hours
  3. Krystle Ramos

    Krystle Ramos Agency Contractor

    Voice Talent, Audio Mixing/Editing, Writer and IT Operations Manager

    United States - Last active: 08/18/2011 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    **As a professional vocalist and recording artist, Krystle's range for voice overs can reach from sincere for professional narrations, laid back and conversational for training videos or PBX systems or clear and professional for IVR systems or eBooks. She has years of experience voicing radio commercials that range from exciting and upbeat to sexy and smooth. Krystle has attended professional acting courses that allow her to be flexible and creative on and off camera. ** ### **My Voice Experience** I have been studio recording since 1996, and began doing voice over work in 1999, when I worked for Cromwell Radio Group in Nashville. I was an Account Executive who consulted with clients in creating and recording their advertising campaigns and commercials. I wrote and produced many of the commercials for my smaller clients with excellent results. Most recently I began doing IVR, PBX and website voice over work through various channels and have developed excellent business relationships through these projects. I can provide references if needed. ### My Training As a recording artist, I've toured with Lyle Lovett, Curb recording artists Nemesis, and sang on Randy Travis's gospel album. I've worked closely with Grammy and Dove Award winning producers. I've been nominated for 3 Southern Entertainment Awards, twice for R&B; Artist of the Year and in 2009,Performance of the Year. I've also won the 2004 Song of the Year contest for R&B; and was 1st runner up for the overall Song of the Year. In 2000, I became a Certified Radio Marketing Consultant and have used this education to continue crafting my marketing and communication skills. My husband is my business partner in LAFA Music, a full service promotion, production and digital distribution company, based in Nashville, TN. ### My Studio Equipment Recording Software: Nuendo Editing Software: Adobe Audition 3.0, Sony Sound Forge 7.0 or Sony Acid Pro. Video Editing done with Sony Vegas. Mixer: Beringer 12 channel Mic: AudioTechnica 4033 Audio Interface: M-Audio Vocal Processor: DBX Monitors:Alesis MK1 PC: Dell Multimedia Desktop ### Additional Skills I pride myself on excellent communication with my clients and a quick turnaround on projects. I maintain a budget-friendly, competitive price on each project, as I understand the need for businesses to keep expenses low in today's economy. I am a partner in helping you achieve your company goals and strategies.

    Associated with: LAFA Music

    $33.33 /hr
    45 hours
  4. Oluwatosin A.

    CPA/Tax Consultant/Business Consultant/Financial Analyst

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    I pride myself in Top-notch, Multifaceted Business and Tax Consultancy services/solutions, including but not limited to:Accounting,Consulting,Tax preparation,Tax consultancy,Tax planning,Business Planning,Marketing planning and Strategy ,Book-keeping, Financial Analysis,Compilations,Reviews,Audit at the best possible rate to all and sundry..............If I wont do it right,I won't do it at all

    $35.00 /hr
    1,077 hours
  5. Theodora Evagelinaki

    Theodora Evagelinaki

    Experienced freelance translator (English-Greek)

    Greece - Last active: 12/28/2014 - Tests: 6

    I have been working as a translator and proofreader for various companies and individuals for the past six years. I mostly translate from English to Greek, Greek to English and French to Greek. I am extremely thorough in my work, and I never miss a deadline. I'm always willing to confront new challenges in the field of translation.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    $25.00 /hr
    9 hours
  6. Eulenda Lebese

    Eulenda Lebese

    Legislative Language Practitioner

    South Africa - Last active: 12/25/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I hold a National Diploma and a Bachelor’s degree in Language Practice. i have 5 years experience of working on various translation/ editing and proofreading projects and i have also managed a some of the projects. I have done translations such as medical, educational, finance, legal, technical, software, marketing and many other fields. I also passed oDesk's Linguistic test and met their clients' highest standards. I am in the process of obtaining a Masters Degree in Language Practice. I have worked at the National Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (2008) as a Language Practitioner and my duties entailed translation, editing and proofreading different documents. i am currently working for the Office of the Chief State Law Adviser as a Legislative Language Practitioner.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Allison M.

    Allison M.

    Writer, Poet, English Major, Creative Author

    United States - Last active: 11/02/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    As a native English speaker and Creative Writing English Major, I am an extremely valuable asset. My objective is to freelance full time, completing quality articles and creative writing projects. I have an excellent grasp of the English language as well as attention to detail, and I bring top-notch written communication skills to the table.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Fred Cross

    Fred Cross

    Dedicated and creative writer with strong voice

    United States - Last active: 06/16/2014 - Tests: 6

    I am a native English freelancer who is passionate and consistent, When I take on a job I am committing to that job and ensuring you that I will do all of the research possible to provide the work at the high quality level that I set myself to. I will never send out a writing piece that I wouldn't want associated with my name or one that you wouldn't want associated with yours. I am mainly looking for long-term, ongoing projects and I am very interested in establishing working relationships. As a freelance writer, I aim to take your instructions and make your vision for a project come to life. I highly value communication, and if I have an idea for your project I will always want to discuss it with you before implementing it. I have a wide range of writing experiences and I pride myself on being able to do a large variety of job types with an outstanding final result. Writing is currently all that I do professionally, so you can rest assured that I will give your project my full time and attention once I accept that contract.

    $22.00 /hr
    3 hours
  9. Adam Darrah

    Adam Darrah

    Certified English as a Foreign Language Teacher

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

    Talented English as a second language teacher seeking a position teaching online. Qualified teacher with a bachelors degree and a 120 hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate. (TEFL) I have experience teaching students of all ages and English level. Additionally, I have taught in a one-on-one and small group environments. I have over 2 years of teaching experience in China, Thailand, and the United States. I have a clear and easy to understand American accent. I create a supportive and nurturing environment for my students. I create individualized lesson plans for my students and strive to give my students a great learning experience.

    $11.11 /hr
    2 hours