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  1. Nienke charlotte V.

    Nienke charlotte V.

    Translator, Writer

    Netherlands - Last active: 07/11/2014 - Tests: 5

    I am a 23 year old translator, writer and transcriptionist fresh out of university with a Liberal Arts and Sciences degree as well as a firm grip on both British English and American English. My area of focus being Social Sciences, I have majored in Social Psychology, Sociology and Socio-Cultural Anthropology. I have also mastered the French language which has rendered me extremely capable in the arts of translation. That is to say, French-English and English-French. You will also find Dutch-English, English-Dutch, French-Dutch and Dutch-French in my repertoire. Altogether, I am terribly talented! So, I have come to oDesk to offer my services in exchange for an insanely modest price in order to gain a vast amount of experience. To summarize: Nienke V, at your service!

    $10.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.86
  2. Carlo Sobral

    Carlo Sobral

    Freelance Writer

    Canada - Last active: 11/17/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    I have a BA majoring in Rhetoric, Writing & Communication and I work for Statistics Canada, a federal government agency. I'm a frequent contributor to the award-winning Paste Magazine, writing reviews for books, music albums, and television shows. I've also written for Games Magazine, and this past summer I wrote 2014 World Cup articles for www.toovia.com. I do regular transcription work for Babbletype, and I have plenty of translation experience through my previous and current employer as well as having translated a novel (Sylvia, by Jean-Francois Thoron), legal documents for an American law firm, and other projects which can be seen in my portfolio. I take the same critical approach to every job, and I believe my work speaks for itself. I invite you to have a look at my portfolio samples, and contact me if you'd like to know more about what I can offer.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.56
  3. Deborah L.

    Deborah L.

    Fast and accurate transcriptionist based in the UK

    United Kingdom - Last active: 01/11/2012 - Tests: 8

    I have worked in the UK as an audio and copy typist for the past 25 years with companies such as the largest firm of Surveyors in the UK, plus Sussex Police and Northamptonshire Police. I am used to working on a confidential basis. I have an excellent grasp of the English language, with a typing speed of around 70-80 wpm and with good accuracy. You will definitely find me up to your expectations.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    4.52
  4. Christine Beadsworth

    Christine Beadsworth

    Home Typist, editor, transcriptionist, speaker, writer

    South Africa - Last active: 07/20/2013 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    My objective is to provide the services you need in a speedy manner, delivering accurate and error-free work and hopefully developing an ongoing work relationship with my employer. As I am a writer myself, and need to be flexible and work from home, I am prepared to take on editing, data entry work, transcription and other typing as well as general admin in order to generate income to fund my own writing endeavors. I have published two books both in hard cover and e- book format and an e-book Daily Devotional. I have done multiple speaking engagements over the last 5 years in a church and motivational speaker environment. I have also been asked to produce mp3 recordings of a christian growth manual for the internet due to my clear manner of speaking.I have also released podcasts of my written articles to a subscribing audience.I hold a BSc in Psychology and Genetics and am proficient in MS Word. I also used to run my own website and also have run a podcast page and an email list that I sent monthly articles to. I am well acquainted with MS Word, Skype and the internet and have excellent grammar, editing and spelling skills.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Tania Botha

    Tania Botha

    Tania B.

    South Africa - Last active: 02/12/2011 - Tests: 5

    Over the past 5 years, I have developed content for, and written and edited a wide variety of communication, from the corporate and academic to lifestyle and leisure spheres, for different purposes (e.g. informational, explanatory, promotional), aimed at various target audiences (from casual readers and laypeople to expert readers) and for distribution in different formats in both print and electronic media. My core competencies include excellent writing, reading and verbal skills, the ability to research and analyse large amounts of complex material, integrate it and break it down into easily understandable language and information "packets", excellent editing and proofreading both in terms of language and content, and intelligent, accurate transcription. In terms of personal attributes, I bring meticulous attention to detail and a high degree of professionalism and integrity to bear on every project I undertake. I am especially interested in projects that are stimulating and that will allow me to use my own initiative and experience to work creatively in order to add value to the end result.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Vickie Glenn

    Vickie Glenn

    CPS-certified Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 02/04/2013 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    My goal is to provide high-quality, accurate, and professional data entry, bookkeeping, secretarial, administrative, graphic design, video creation, and other office-related services to companies and individuals. As a virtual assistant, I will be your personal office assistant who will partner with you so that you can do what you do best -- run your business. My office skills consist of a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office products, Excel (advanced features), Word (advanced features), PowerPoint, Publisher (advanced features), Access (advanced features), and Outlook. I also have experience with faxes, emails, written correspondence, copiers, printers, plotters, transcription machines, and some basic experience with web design. I welcome the opportunity to assist with your business needs.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Sarah Mortimer

    Sarah Mortimer

    Multi-Talented Administrator, Blog and Article Writer, Web Designer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 07/21/2014 - Tests: 2

    Over the years, I have worked in many different fields which has given me a wide range of knowledge and skills. I studied Computer Science at College and University which has given me a high level of IT skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Publisher, Word & PowerPoint. I have knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, HTML and use of various software packages for website design. I have written and optimised three of my own websites, in addition to offering my services to other self employed people. Here are two as examples: http://www.balanceholistics.co.uk/ http://www.wessexsolutionshypnotherapy.co.uk/ I have worked within a variety of secretarial and administrative roles over the years where I have gained an enormous amount of knowledge and valuable transferable skills, including creating reports, newsletters, minutes and letters; researching and collating information for reports and other documents; creating and maintaining databases and spreadsheets; and transcribing documents and audio files. For the past 10 years I have run my own small business as a Complementary Therapist and more recently a Clinical Hypnotherapist. As a self employed person, I have been solely responsible for creating a web presence for my businesses, creating marketing brochures, and book keeping in addition to seeing clients. In the past I have also kept two blogs to complement my businesses for which I have been the sole writer of the posts that can be found on them. I am very knowledgeable about all things related to mental health and health in general due to my job and I enjoy reading and writing about these topics. Here are my two blogs as well as my current business website: http://www.bristolhypnotherapy.co.uk/ http://bristolhypnotherapy.blogspot.co.uk/ http://balance-holistics.blogspot.co.uk/ In my spare time, I love reading. My passion for reading led me to write a book blog where I post reviews of books I have read and I also work with NetGalley where I receive books to review for them. Here is my book blog: http://itsakindofmagicbook.blogspot.co.uk/ So as you can see, I am multi-talented and I am also a very fast learner. I have a keen eye for detail and like things to be completed to the best of my ability and as efficiently as possible.

    $18.89 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Denise W.

    Denise W.

    Experienced C-Print Captionist/Transcriptionist

    United States - Last active: 11/24/2014 - Tests: 3

    Hi! I am a C-print certified captionist and transcriptionist with two years' of work experience. I have transcribed many hours of pre-recorded sound and video files along with 4 semesters of captioning live college lectures, both undergraduate and graduate levels. I type at a rate of 80-90 wpm on a regular basis, and when using the C-print program I frequently get up into the 110+ wpm range. I am looking for extra work in my spare time and while I'm on school break. Thank you you for your consideration.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  9. Maria Mendez

    Maria Mendez

    English/Spanish Translator

    Venezuela - Last active: 03/03/2014 - Tests: 7

    I have a Bachelor Degree in Translation. I am completely fluent in both English and Spanish. I have experience translating audiovisual materials, television shows. I have translated handbooks, manuals and guides related to engineering, software, university final works and others. I love translating audiovisuals. I have worked with some of the tv programs and documentaries shown on A&E channel, such as Watch Over Me, Intervention, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Paranormal Activity, and others. I am very responsible and hardworking. When it comes to translation, I´m very devoted.

    $7.78 /hr
    10 hours
    4.82
  10. Alice B.

    Alice B.

    Native French translator

    France - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    French native speaker. I focus on English to French translations, proofreading, but I'm also good at SEO and associated tasks. I graduated with a Master’s Degree in International Business and Management and have experience in content writing, products description, translation, SEO, linkbuilding, blogging. I've lived and worked in the UK, in Canada and in Germany.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00