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  1. SCihan C

    SCihan C

    Senior Translator - Localization Expert

    Turkey - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    !!! - TOP RATED FREELANCER ON UPWORK WITH %100 JOB SUCCESS - !!! %100 SUCCESS GUARANTEED FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENTS WITH %100 ACCURACY, SPEED AND QUALITY. --------------------------------------------------- Mother Tongue: Turkish Linguistic Services: Turkish <> English CAT Tools: Trados Studio and MemoQ --------------------------------------------------- - Eleven years of advanced translation experience from Turkish to English and English to Turkish. - Swift and accurate in content-writing, editing and proofreading both in Turkish and English. - Powerful linguistic abilities and a solid background for localization of Manuals, App Descriptions, Web Pages, Social Media Promotion Contents etc., plus other language services, such as interpretation. - Guaranteed final outcome for translating and editing HTML and XML files with using translation software suites, such as MemoQ or Trados Studio 2014. - Vastly familiar with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and other format files as well as InDesign and QuarkXPress. - Expert in subtitle translation and editing proven during past assignments, including translation services for TV series and movies as well as festival films. - Regular contributor to websites, blogs and print publications with various themes, including food and restaurant, social media, lifestyle, networking, sports, marketing, careerbuilding etc. as both translator and content writer. - Highly qualified in SEO- and technical-writing as well as management of social media tools. - Extremely experienced in daily reporting and writing assignments and a critical eye for newsworthy events on issues regarding international and regional politics and economics. - Great knowledge for styles of leading news agencies and newspapers, such as AP, Reuters, the Guardian, the New York Times for news-writing assignments. - A PhD candidate studying on a comparative academic paper on conventional and social media. - Daily output of 4,000-5,000 words in the following areas: • Finance & Business • Online Marketing & Advertising • Localization • Legal • IT • Medical & Medicine • Cosmetics • Entertainment & Media • Games, Gaming & Casino • Food & Restaurant • Travel • Government, Defense & Military • Web Research • International Politics & Diplomacy • Academic Writings SHORT BIO: Having worked at both Turkish- and English-language daily publications as a senior translator, editor and journalist for eleven years in Turkey, I nourished my translating, writing, editing and proofreading skills both in Turkish and English. I also took a strategic role in recruiting and leading editorial and social media teams. While demonstrating outstanding teamwork and communication skills, I have also gained the ability to meet critical deadlines while still being adaptable and flexible at the busy environment of prestigious publications. Over the course of my career, I have closely followed nearly all major national and regional events of the last decade, which equipped me with a vast background resource for current events in addition to an ongoing higher academic education in media and communication.

    $15.00 /hr
    1,074 hours
  2. Fabio Salsi

    Fabio Salsi

    Italian Translator and Localization Consultant

    Peru - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 1

    Born and raised in Italy. All schools attended in Italy. Resident of Italy for 38 years. 19 years of experience in localization. More than 5 million words translated into Italian. I am Italian translator and language lead specialising in the localization of software, web sites, apps and videos. Passionate about IT, technology and languages, I use my expertise to create a compelling and engaging experience for Italian users. I am an expert users of several CAT tools and productivity enhancing applications.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    $44.44 /hr
    65 hours
  3. Dmitry Mukha

    Dmitry Mukha

    Localization Expert and Team Lead

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Having worked as an accountant assistant in a large software services company for 4.5 years and as English-Russian freelance translator I'm seeking for long term accounting jobs or interesting translation projects. My experience in accounting includes but is not limited to: - processing expense reports - accounts balances audit - preparing monthly reports on expenses reimbursement - accounts consolidation - billing customers Translation experience: - Software localization - Radio-electronics components and tools catalog translation - Range of production lines manuals - Transcription of audio/video in English/Russian. - Software: Trados 2007/2009, MemoQ, WinTrans. Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; SDL Trados 2007/2009; WinTrans; MemoQ - advanced user. Adobe Photoshop intermediate user. Availability up to 9 hours a day 5 days a week.

    $13.99 /hr
    6,200 hours
  4. Vu Lam

    Vu Lam

    Vietnamese localization expert & project manager

    Australia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    *Top-rated oDesk freelancer since 2013* *IELTS 8.5; Higher Degrees in Australia* I am a linguist by training and profession, so linguistic correctness and adaptation is my forte. My biggest advantage is a great combination between IT skills and deep knowledge of both English and Vietnamese languages and cultures. My translations are not just true to the source content, but pleasing to read, as well. Plus, I have always worked with tremendous meticulousness. With my uncompromising commitment to quality and professionalism, I look forward to long-term relationships with clients through high-quality services at tenably flexible rates.

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals, oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    189 hours
  5. Maciej Stachurski

    Maciej Stachurski

    English-Polish translator - IT, localization

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a native Polish speaker, an English teacher and a freelance translator with MA in Business Translation. 5 years of professional experience in translation field gave me a great opportunity to convert my hobby into my work and to further developing my language skills. I specialize in IT related translations as well as video-game and software localization. All of my clients enjoyed working with me, what you can easily check on my feedback page. I have been working for a few translation agencies and tens of direct clients all around the world. The main fields I work with are IT, video games, marketing, clothing, but I do not limit to them and always try to broaden my horizons. Up to now I have translated about 2,400,000 and edited almost 500,000 words (and still counting). My translations are handled with the professional CAT tools: SDL Trados Studio 2014, MemoQ 2013 R2 and Wordfast Classic but I also work with my clients' web based platforms. Need an accurate, high quality localization/translation service into Polish? You are looking at the right person!

    $16.67 /hr
    266 hours
  6. Izabel A.

    Izabel A.

    Project Manager and Localization Consultant

    Brazil - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 10

    Project Management and Localization professional Highly experienced in the globalization industry (localization and internationalization) managing multilingual localization projects (both on the client and vendor side). Extremely proficient at project management. Customer and deadline-oriented, hard-working and optimistic. --

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    10,443 hours
  7. Mauricio Luja

    Mauricio Luja

    Localization Specialist/Translator (Latam Spanish)

    Mexico - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 1

    More than 10 years of experience in the production area of Internet (interface and QA of services for users). More than 10 years of experience in localization/translation for Spanish in Latinamerica. More than 10 years of experience in editorial (content editor, proofreader, copywriter). Spanish Language Specialist Fluent English conversation, reading, copywriting, editing and translation (English to Spanish) 100%. Able to travel and relocate.

    $27.78 /hr
    31 hours
  8. Torbjorn Karlsson

    Torbjorn Karlsson

    Technical Writer - Content Writer - Localization & Translation

    Sweden - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    WELCOME TO MY PROFILE! I am Torbjorn, a dedicated and experienced freelancer always looking for new and exciting projects within the area of my skills and expertise. WRITE AND TRANSLATE Technical Writing ✪ Content Writing ✪ Software & Website Localization ✪ Translations (English-Swedish, Swedish-English). DEVELOPMENT AND CONSULTING Software development and Web Development based on Microsoft .Net technology and relational database design using MySQL, MS SQL Server, MS SQL Server Compact, MS Access and SQLite. Specialties: ✓ Microsoft .Net Framework ✓ Software development: C# ✪ VB.Net ✪ (some Java, if absolute necessary...) ✓ Database design: MySQL ✪ MS SQL Server ✪ MS SQL Server CE ✪ SQLite ✓ Web development: ASP.Net ✪ Silverlight ✪ ASP.Net AJAX ✪ jQuery ✪ HTML5 ✪ CSS3 ✓ Mobile applications: Android ✪ Windows Phone ✪ iPhone ✪ iPad ✓ Mobile web applications: jQuery Mobile ✪ HTML5 ✪ CSS3 ✓ Software & Website localization: Swedish - English ✪ English - Swedish

    $25.00 /hr
    65 hours
  9. Elena Khudenko

    Elena Khudenko

    Native Russian Software & Game Localization Specialist / Translator

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 10

    **English to Russian Translation Test 1st Place** Hello and thank you for visiting my profile. I'm a professional English to Russian/German to Russian translator with 10 years of experience and a background in Programming, PR/Marketing and Web Design. My specialization is Software and Game Localization (including web-based and Windows Mobile, iPhone/iPad or Android applications). I am proficient with programming/scripting languages (HTML, CSS, PHP, XML, ASM etc.) and capable to translate and localize web sites, software, games and applications without altering the script. Additionally, I work with the latest CAT tools such as Trados, SDLX, Passolo, building terminology assets such as translation memory, glossary, and termbase. I assure the highest accuracy and quality in all my translations by using extensive terminology and subject matter searches on the Internet, dictionaries, text books, journals and consultation with clients and experts. I always proofread my own translations and use spell check software to spot possible spelling mistakes. My goal is to assure linguistic and technical quality of the final product. High quality text means for me accurate translation, matching the tone and phrasing of the document, perfect grammar, syntax and spelling. Rest assured knowing that your product will be translated and adapted keeping in mind the cultural and linguistic characteristics of the Russian market. My services include: 1) Software localization, including Video Games and iPhone\iPad\Android applications. I have translated for renowned video game developers and publishers such as: Activision, Eidos Interactive, NetherRealm Studios, Daedalic Entertainment, Codemasters, Nival and more. 2) Localization of Web Sites (HTML, HTML/PHP, XML, ASP, FLASH). Please note that I have broad web development experience. Please feel free to review some of my work:,, All mentioned web pages have been designed, developed and translated by me. 3) Text Translation. I offer high quality translation and editing services for various documents, correspondence, business literature, brochures, user manuals, press releases and more. I have worked in Public Relations for 5 years, and I know how to write texts that "Sell". Therefore I can handle advertising material, slogans, newsletters, news articles, press releases and more with complete confidence. 4) Video Translation: I have worked for Russian TV channels "Fox Live", "Carousel" and "You" and localized over 10 TV series, cartoon series and reality shows. 5) Transcription Services: Audio and Video Transcription. Time-coding/stamping upon request. I am creative, knowledgeable and responsible. I always stick to the agreed deadline and provide high quality texts for a reasonable price. I am communicative, flexible and always open for your inquiries. Do not hesitate to contact me. Looking forward to our future collaboration. Best regards, Elena

    $6.67 /hr
    58 hours