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  1. Elena V.

    Elena V.

    English/Russian/Turkish translator; Transcription; PA; Research

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    /LANGUAGE SERVICES - more than just a translation - ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, TURKISH/ I've graduated from two high schools, in Russia and in the US (as a FLEX grantee), both with the highest GPA's, as well as my BA in Economics. I have 5 years of experience as a translator, including simultaneous interpretation (Rus-Eng, Eng-Rus). I live abroad, had been a TEFL teacher for over 2 years (now studying archaeology) and English is my primary language. Accurate, authentic translations guaranteed! My field of expertise: - MARKETING materials: ads, brochures, slogans, articles; - TECHNICAL descriptions: user manuals, product presentations, quality control; - BUSINESS documents: correspondence, service contracts, customs documents; - EDUCATIONAL materials: children's book 'Finance for Kidz', simultaneous interpretation at seminars and workshops; - SCRIPTS: Russian animated movie 'Masyanya', documentary movie presentation. - Simultaneous interpretation. Turkish translation is being done by my team member, a native Turkish speaker educated and living in the US (BA in Cinema).

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    6,512 hours
    4.99
  2. Sarah K.

    Sarah K.

    Experienced Researcher / Data Entry /Transcription/Quality Control

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

    Over the last 9 years, I've completed several long-term web research jobs which included the development of a database of upper management contacts. I have been doing data entry for 8 years. I have 5 years of experience in both long and short transcriptions. I adapt quickly to the various guidelines for each project I am on. Most recently, I have been in charge of a team of 6-9 transcribers. I review their work and send back any corrections that need to be made. I also have extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Docs, and Open Office. I have some experience with Microsoft PowerPoint.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,967 hours
    5.00
  3. Nancy Irish

    Nancy Irish

    Type-it-Write Transcription

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Welcome, and thank you for your interest! If you are ready to have your project transcribed you're in the right place! My transcribing interest and ability began while still in high school back in 1983 and has developed into a full time career from there. My typing speed is approximately 80-WPM giving me the ability to transcribe approximately 20 audio minutes per working hour. I am dedicated in delivering quality products with a timeline that fits your needs and I am available for onetime projects as well as have availability for those looking to have a transcriber they can contact on a more ongoing basis. I welcome your questions and thank you again for your interest--RECORD ON!!

    $24.50 /hr
    2,573 hours
    4.94
  4. Aeron darell B.

    Aeron darell B. Agency Contractor

    Transcription Specialist, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Medical, legal and English language specialist. I've been working as a transcriptionist/editor for seven years. Successfully worked for five companies already, both as officebased and homebased, with experiences in American and Australian accents. Also with recent experiences with Wordpress formatting, YouTube channel optimization and basic SEO.

    Associated with: VC Outsourcing

    $4.44 /hr
    1,729 hours
    5.00
  5. Mary margaret B.

    Mary margaret B.

    Transcription/Subtitling/Proofreading/50WPM/Reliable

    Philippines - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a transcriptionist who has extensive experience in medical transcription. I am adept at transcribing clinical notes and operative reports. I have a strong knowledge of medical terminologies and procedures. I am also well versed in transcribing interviews, webinars, and other general transcriptions. I have done both verbatim and easy-to-read (with omission of filler words and non-essentials) transcripts. I have an excellent command of the English language and produce high-quality work. I am hardworking and pay meticulous attention to detail.

    $5.56 /hr
    3,106 hours
    4.97
  6. Tania Sakuni Jayasinghe

    Tania Sakuni Jayasinghe

    Web Research, Transcription, Business Writing

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 7

    Dear Client, High Quality - Timely - Confidentiality If this is what you were searching for; well, you have just found it ! I am a freelancer providing a diverse range of services like business writing /rewriting, editing and proofreading, audio and video transcriptions,web research and data entry, administrative / virtual assistance. Within a short span of time, I have been able to gain some experience in relation to different accents and disciplines through carrying out a diverse range of audio and video transcription projects. However, the learning process never ends, and I find myself constantly learning new things and gaining more experience each and every day. Despite the many challenges I face, my ambition has always been and will always be to provide a high quality product or service to my clients on time. I have more than 10 years of experience in handling a computer and I am competent with all the basic computer functions and software applications. In addition, I have a range of communication and file sharing software packages like Dropbox and Skype to reach you and transcription software packages like Express Scribe and InqScribe to provide you with a great transcription service. I am a CIMA passed finalist and having been highly fascinated with IT and computer applications, I recently joined an online Bachelor's degree program in Information Technology. Currently I am working on a full time project through oDesk, but do feel free to contact me if you are interested in hiring me for any part time projects. I receive oDesk notifications such as invitations for interviews as email alerts on my mobile phone. Therefore, unless I am sleeping or travelling, I will be in touch with you as soon as I receive the message. Thank you Best Regards, Tania Sakuni Jayasinghe

    $12.00 /hr
    4,419 hours
    5.00
  7. Fahad A.

    Fahad A.

    Expert: Word Excel Powerpoint Visio &Transcription

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 29

    I am amongst Top 5 % of Power point Experts, Top 10 % of Word Experts, Top 20 % of Excel Experts & Top 20 % of Visio Experts on Elance. I have extensive knowledge about internet research, PDF conversion and Data management. My Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Computer Science ; MBA degree in Marketing and Human Resources.

    $13.00 /hr
    1,020 hours
    4.84
  8. de Guzman Yvette Marie

    de Guzman Yvette Marie

    Recruitment Manager and Project/Pipeline Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 7

    Over the last 10 years, I have extensive experience in recruitment, human resources management, employee relations, training and development, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. Have successfully hired several IT and non-IT practitioners (Developer and Support for Java, C++, RPG, Cobol, Cognos, SAP [FICO, SD, MM, HR, PP], etc.; IT Administrators i.e., Network, Systems, Dialer, Cognos, Sharepoint, SAP Basis, etc.; QA/Testers; Business Analysts; Project Managers; IT Managers; Development Managers; QA/Test Managers; Engineering, Manufacturing, Banking/Finance, Operations, Auditors, Sales/Marketing, BPO/Call Center Executives, etc.) Five years of my HR experience have been into online/freelance work through oDesk. I also manage a recruitment/HR team, handling the training of the new hires and promoted employees, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. I also have more than 5 years of experience in administrative work; more than 3 years experience in sales/customer service; almost 8 years experience in handling operations management; and 16 years experience in data entry and transcription.

    $16.67 /hr
    7,970 hours
    4.99
  9. Serghei Babaraica

    Serghei Babaraica

    Translator / Article Writer / Transcriber

    Moldova - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over 12 years of experience in translation and interpreting behind my belt from Russian into English and vice versa, and I have also picked up the skills of article writer and transcriber alog the way. Majored in English language and literature. Work well under pressure and in international environment as I've worked with people of various nationalities (British, Irish, American, Dutch) as well as people in various fields. Provided translation for various fields, such as sport, religion, business, business, history, medical and technical. So far I have translated 4 full-fledged books. I also possess writing skills, as I've written numerous essays, short stories and poems. Have written articles for various websites and magazines. I'm hoping to broaden my horizons here at oDesk and acquire certain skills that will benefit me in the future, as well as benefit my employers.

    $11.11 /hr
    7,208 hours
    4.99