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  1. Victor Clark

    Victor Clark

    English-Chinese translator

    China - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    NOTE: I'm 1st place in the English To Mandarin(Simplified Chinese) Translation Skills Test by Upwork(formerly oDesk). I'm a translator based in China with proficient skills in translation. During the last six years while I'm in college, I've worked as a TA to help translate essays from English to Chinese and vice versa. After getting master's degree, I work as a professional translator and I've translated a website and technical manuals for a start-up company specialized in robot. I've been to Hong Kong and lived there for two years. So I've no problem in reading and writing in English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.

    $22.22 /hr
    68 hours
    4.98
  2. Janah mae H.

    Janah mae H.

    Data Entry and Web Research Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an Accounting student who aims to develop my skills while providing you a good service . I can assure you that tasks given to me will be done efficiently and with of best quality. I love to learn new things and excel in the skills which I already possessed. My Skills Include: - MS office proficient (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PDF) - Google Apps (e.g. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail etc) - Photoshop Skills - Movie Maker - Social Media Posting

    $3.50 /hr
    705 hours
    5.00
  3. Jesi S.

    Jesi S.

    Professional Audio & Video Transcriber/Data Entry Specialist

    India - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    ***PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL AND QUALITY TRANSCRIPTS*** I am an experienced transcriber/proofreader. I had been transcribing for 8 years. I can transcribe and proofread Interviews, Podcasts, Focus Groups, Webinars, Medical Dictations, Court Hearings, Telephonic/Conference Transcription, YouTube videos, Online Courses et cetera. I can transcribe 60-80 minutes of audio/video per day with any accent. I can transcribe both technical and non-technical audios and videos. I have experience with full verbatim, clean verbatim and semi verbatim. I can transcribe any accent, be it American, Australian, UK, Indian, etcetera, and give 98-100% accuracy. Quality Transcripts and Delivering on Time are my main objectives. Areas of Expertise: 1. General Transcription 2. Business Transcription 3. Medical Transcription 4. Legal Transcription 5. Market Research Transcription

    $10.00 /hr
    174 hours
    4.98
  4. Katie H.

    Katie H.

    Creative Writer, Editor, Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 7

    As an author myself, I know the value of a good editor; one who will be able to catch every misused word, missed punctuation or letter, unclear message, and inconsistency. The books on my shelves have notes scribbled throughout, little crossed-out pencil scratchings over words that just don't hit home, and margin-notes about missed opportunities for more powerful options. I'm here to offer this service to you BEFORE you send your precious work off into the world of publication. Everybody misses things when they're writing their own work, without fail there is something worth changing, and I'll find it for you and offer suggestions for improvement where needed. Currently, I am a Managing Editor of the Greenleaf Review Literary Magazine, where I run a team of editors to put out a magazine of student submissions on a tight deadline. Our team gets maybe three months with the materials before a final magazine is produced and I have the responsibility to make sure we all meet deadlines along the way and handle submissions in a professional and respectful manner. We have a short editing session each year and the rest of the time I'm on here looking for more projects to fill my time. I hope you'll consider letting me be a part of your process towards publication.

    $12.00 /hr
    94 hours
    5.00
  5. Hannes Svanqvist

    Hannes Svanqvist

    Translator and freelance writer

    Sweden - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Accurate, skillful and style sensitive translations from Swedish to English or vice versa; content writing, editing, proofreading, transcription -- fast, intelligent and really well done. Interested? Try me out and you won't be disappointed. Quality is my hallmark; I do not leave a job half done and I'm the guy you can rely on in basically all areas that involve language and texts -- from research to product. My experience as a Staff Educator and as an Office Manager in Sweden has given me a thorough experience in the above mentioned skills, as has my personal passion for language and writing. My extensive travelling and living with my American girlfriend has helped to fine tune my English as well as given me experience in Portuguese and Hebrew. My enthusiasm for and interest in the written word is the reason why I now chose to dedicate my time to what I truly enjoy, and one of the things that makes me happy: writing, translation and working with texts. I firmly believe that what is made with joy always leaves a better track both in terms of results and for all parties involved. I hope I can be of service.

    $33.33 /hr
    71 hours
    5.00
  6. Marta O.

    Marta O.

    Experienced Polish-English Translator, International Sales Rep.

    Poland - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 4

    Hello! I am native Polish fluent in English. I've been using English language for past 15 years, including 3 years spent in UK. My current job involves using English language on a day-to-day basis, hence once can say, that my skills evolve every day ;) I am an International Sales Rep. and apart from standard sales routines, my duties include Polish to English and English to Polish translations (incl. software, website, correspondence) and interpreting - face to face, via telephone and during business meetings. I am perfectionist (some might say it is a disadvantage...) however it is a very handy feature at work (at least, that's what my boss say... ;) I am looking forward to work for you!

    $8.89 /hr
    38 hours
    4.99
  7. Marija Jeremijic

    Marija Jeremijic

    Professional English Transcriptionist & Serbian Translator

    Serbia - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    - A highly personable, positive and sociable economist, benefiting from experience within bank that has required the ability to provide a high degree of customer service, solving problems, dealing with inquiries from all types of people - Responsible, honest, confident, always punctual and organized - Ability to work efficiently and quickly with hard work and commitment - Able to fluently speak and write English and Serbian to both, Cyrillic and Latin alphabet (Native Tongue); Near-Native in Croatian, Bosnian and Montenegrin language - Familiar with transcription and translation Software tools - My specialties are Business and Marketing topics, as well as IT field, as I was working as an expert administrator on a Technology site, answering questions and providing solutions to the problems - Transcription is my passion - Able to prioritize work - Good mental arithmetic for handling transactions - Demonstrated capacity to work effectively under pressure in dynamic environment - Excellent communicator at all levels and open-minded - I enjoy new challenges and learning new skills

    $16.67 /hr
    56 hours
    5.00
  8. Karine T.

    Karine T.

    Bilingual (French/English) Virtual Assistant / Translator / Teacher

    France - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 8

    Highly focused, quick learner, multi-tasking, curious of everything. Owing two master's degree in American Literature and French as a Foreign Language. Experience in teaching and former editorial assistant. I am currently the Lead Cocconing Manager for the Take Off Conference, a yearly conference designed for web developers and also a Scrum Master Ninja for a startup that develops websites for very demanding clients. I have even started learning how to code in Ruby and Python.

    $22.22 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  9. Kristine mae B.

    Kristine mae B.

    dental student/intern

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am currently a dental intern at the University of the Philippines - Manila College of Dentistry. I have experience in dental clinical work, dental research, dental journal article critiques, dental transcriptions as well as a tutoring experience to Japanese students. I have done articles for school papers in grade school, high school, have entered writing competitions and done essays. I worked as a part time English tutor to Japanese students in an online based tutorial service December 2010 to December 2011. I also have a passion for music and arts and have also written for blogs that catered to different topics - from science to fashion. In working here in oDesk, I wish to hone my writing skills, make my hobby of writing as a profession and gain a deeper appreciation of the different writing forms and style.

    $10.00 /hr
    270 hours
    5.00
  10. Maria sole M.

    Maria sole M.

    Translator, Proofreader and Transcriptionist

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Native Italian freelance translator, proofreader & transcriptionist. Customer-oriented, cultural-aware, tech-savvy. BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures, MA in Asian and African Languages and Cultures - full marks. LANGUAGE PAIRS English → Italian Japanese → Italian Spanish → Italian I also have a basic command of French, Chinese and Korean. TOOLS • SDL Trados Studio • SDL Passolo • Alchemy CATALYST • OmegaT • MS Office • Express Scribe SPECIALIZATIONS • Video Games • Computer Software • Internet & e-Commerce • Tourism & Travel • IT

    $18.00 /hr
    1,481 hours
    4.95