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    Professional, Qualified, Talented Editor & Writer

    South Africa - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6

    Diligent, Meticulous and Ethical. That is how most customers have described me. I specialize in academic, literary writing and editing, book editing and proofreading with the ability to provide you with my strong research skills to give your copy the credibility it deserves. I also publish blog, on-line articles and short stories while working on two manuscripts which will be submitted to the publishers later. Current work includes manuscript assessments, article-rewriting, on-line tutoring for undergraduates in English and Literature. I have a BA in Languages and Literature and am currently sitting for Honours in English at the University of South Africa. I am working on a portfolio which will be submitted as part of my application to do a Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Cape Town next year. I have worked professionally for over 15 years, but have moved into freelancing in order to focus on my passions, writing and editing. To recap, some of my knowledge-based skills have been highlighted in this profile. I can write about anything that I set my mind to, or am asked to do, but for interest's sake, particularly for those of you who share these interests, I devote my time to Art, Culture, History, Literature, Literary and Popular Fiction and Politics. Apart from being a talented pro, I am university educated.

    $28.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Wayne Williams

    Wayne Williams

    Audiovisual Archivist specialising in restoration & media convergence

    South Africa - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 14

    I am an audiovisual archivist and am always excited to be involved in research and, particularly, restoration projects of this nature. I have undertaken and successfully completed projects for clients ranging from independent artists to national academic institutions - ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET! I further specialise in development and optimisation of your online presence, with particular emphasis on convergence of audio, video and other media content with information technologies. I also focus strongly on structure and content. I have worked on a range of projects, from development of small blogs to management of large multimedia projects. I am seeking opportunities to build long-term relationships with small to medium businesses looking to improve their online visibility and profitability. I also have experience in: * Audio, video and image editing * Research and creation of quality original web site content * On- and off-page search engine optimisation (SEO) * Technical writing, particularly focusing on development and creation of user guides, instruction manuals and troubleshooting guides * Editing and/or translation of English and Afrikaans articles

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours
  3. Madelaine Jelesijevic

    Madelaine Jelesijevic

    Data entry, admin, customer service & Support, Web Researcher.

    Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6

    I'm a highly motivated person who believes that excellence in every aspect is a number one priority. My passion for success within the workplace has given me the advantage to grow at a phenomenal fast pace. I have 15 years work experience in admin, office, data entry, customer service & support. I have excellent computer/Internet knowledge. My eagerness to learn has also allowed me to absorb as much information as possible to be even more productive and useful in more than one department. I believe my attention to detail; organizational skills, dedication and hard working nature will be of benefit to you or your company.

    $8.89 /hr
    12 hours
  4. Johanna Petronella Leigh

    Johanna Petronella Leigh

    Qualified Linguist, Translator, Transcriptionist, Writer

    South Africa - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    "My words leave everlasting footprints on the mind..." My professional career as Linguist, Lecturer and Translator has equipped me with expert experience as qualified COPY WRITER, CREATIVE WRITER, PROOFREADER, COPY EDITOR, TRANSCRIPTIONIST, TRANSLATOR, DATA ANAYLYST and WORD PROCESSOR. I strive for 100% excellence and have pride in the work I deliver and my dedication, reliability and loyalty sets me apart from many other applicants. SKILLS and levels of PROFICIENCY that will reflect in your project: * Native English/German speaker with 100% command of written and spoken English and German * High degree of professionalism and comfortable interacting with top executives, directors, company officials and customers * Competitive in any international market * Solid knowledge of Excel, Word etc, FTP, email and related internet skills * Skillful integration of appropriate SEO keywords * Solid knowledge of the latest SEO strategies * Thorough and solid web research * Creative, innovative and captivating writing style * Unique, authentic and aurhoratitive content * Expert grammar, syntax and vocabulary implementation * 100% Accuracy, fast and deadline-orientated * Professional and attractive formatting – keep to prescribed formats * Eye for accuracy and perfect hearing acuity (all accents) * Typing speed: 105 WPM QUALIFICATIONS: BA (HED) Linguist, Lecturer & Publications English German Psychology ACCREDITED: Transcriptionist Proofreader/Editor General Transcriptions Autobiographies Legal Transcriptions Medical Transcriptions Production & Media Seminars & Conferences Academy & Lectures Copy Writer and WRiter Proofreader and Editor Word Processor Data Analyst ..... I am looking forward with enthusiasm to your positive reply and have my guarantee that I will be the perfect candidate for outstanding final results. NS! Every project of mine is subject to proofreading to guarantee 100% accurate results!!! Petro Leigh

    $33.33 /hr
    8,341 hours
  5. Abraham Beneke

    Abraham Beneke

    Professional, accurate and on time project delivery.

    South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a native Afrikaans speaking South African with more than 25 years administrative and managerial experience in the Public Sector. I provide a professional, accurate and on time translation service for the language pair English - Afrikaans - English. I am a experienced translator and completed numerous English to Afrikaans translation projects on and oDesk with a 100% satisfaction rating. Since 2013, I also provide custom build e-mail address databases of South African businesses in accordance with each client's specific geographical and market sector requirements.

    $15.00 /hr
    108 hours
  6. Jolandi Du Preez

    Jolandi Du Preez

    Voice Over Artist

    Canada - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a professional Bi-lingual, non-union Voice Over talent. My experience includes global credits. Recent credits include WWF, Lexus, Luxury Hotels and Tech Companies. I specialize in documentaries, commercial, corporate narration and eLearning. I have my own professional studio and a quick turnaround time. I invite you to visit where you can review my demos.

    $100.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Richard W.

    Richard W.

    Native English / Language Specialist / Proofreader / Editor

    South Africa - Last active: 09/10/2014 - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 5

    "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" – Gucci Family Motto. Although my translation abilities include Dutch, Afrikaans, Germanic, French and Welsh language pairs, these are not principally promoted as my primary function and objective is to transform formal and academic English into a globally understandable, readable, taut, grammatically correct, and acceptable style of English while maintaining an understanding of the need and place for using of localized vernacular. Make your literary task easier by taking advantage of the skills of a TRUE Native English specialist (born, bred, and educated in the homeland of the English language – perhaps the reason it is called English because it was invented (developed) in England), who has spent a lifetime developing, cultivating and updating his literary competence in many far-flung parts of globe becoming familiar with the language in all its flavours (including US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, East Africa, and points between) and developing skills in editing and proofreading (Chicago / Oxford / MLA / APA 5 / APA 6 / AMS / IEEE / Harvard / Vancouver / Elsevier styles, and plain, old-fashioned Queens English, among others). Corrected output can be returned in MS Word format (with "track changes", sidebar comments and advice) for all changes, or in Latex typeset format with native raw code and PDF output depending on the client's choice. All house style requirements are strictly adhered to in either case. Citing and language are in accordance with accepted modern style standards. My core competence lies in taking a literary product or service then polishing until it shines so you can see your reflection, and these services are offered to help clients effectively and efficiently produce an ideal "final product". I am currently seeking opportunities where my high competence in written / spoken English (all varieties), multifaceted business skills, and extensive experience with current communication facilities could be used for mutual benefit. "It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity" – Mohandas Gandhi.

    Groups: Cheetahs, oTranslators

    $16.67 /hr
    1,229 hours
  8. Zaine Van Der Bank

    Zaine Van Der Bank


    United States - Last active: 02/21/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am very proud of and have either worked for or delivered for various large corporations and giants in the industry, or their clients.   I work/delivered for one of the largest: • Leading advisory service organizations (South Africa, US, and Australia)(2 of the Big 5) (Deloitte & PwC); • Social media company in the World (US) (Twitter); • IT Networking companies in the World (US) (Cisco Systems & Alcatel-Lucent); • Health care providers in the US and Australia (WellPoint & DoH); • Nuclear Energy provider in the US (Exelon); • Financial institution in South Africa (Old Mutual Group); • Criminal investigation unit in South Africa and Australia (SIU); • Gold and Platinum mining company in South Africa with global operations including US, Asia and Australia (GoldFields); • Municipality Government in South Africa (City of Johannesburg); • Largest carrier and internet service provider in Australia (AAPT & Telecom NZ Group); • Largest carrier and internet service provider in New Zealand (Telecom New Zealand ); and • Sole provider of NEC/Nitsuko PBX equipment in South Africa (Logitel Telecom). I have significant experience in the Telecommunications, Networking and Computing environments spanning the Telecommunications, Financial Services, Public Sector and Business Consulting service industries. As part of several of the projects I worked on, over the last 13 years, I gained Management, Team Leading, Project Management, technical design, implementation, operational, hardware and application specific skills. In most of my delivery efforts I almost always had to deal with vendors (software or hardware), integrators and internal departments, most of the time being absolutely crucial to delivering a successful projects. In my profession I am almost always advising, managing projects and/or staff, procuring, or recommending applications, tools or services. I support my clients in their many endeavors and delivery activities that enhance their operations or organization. I have a solid technical background established from years of experience in the technology industry which started in the Telecoms industry. I have also managed and operated various IT operations/departments both private and public sectors. I have the skills and capabilities to manage IT, consulting-based or systems related projects.. Let me help you with your project, hire me today!

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Willem Botha

    Willem Botha

    Chartered Management Accountant

    South Africa - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    I'm a chartered management accountant, but for the past few years have gravitated more towards BI and away from finance. I love numbers, but people more; business, but nature more. In a world of conflicts and dwindling resources I believe we should find a balance between our immediate interests and humanity's long term needs, and I hope my skills can be applied in a way that helps move us closer rather than further from this balance. I believe big business has a role to play, and big business is here to stay, but SME's are the ones that excite me. There's more innovation, more equitable income distribution, more accountability and more opportunity for change, and more space for personal expression. To me that sounds like the sort of vehicle that can take us forward in a meaningful way rather than speeding toward a cliff and hoping we learn to fly before we get there. The internet and its vast possibilities also excite me. It has the power to bring people together; to give us a voice, new markets, new products; to ask questions and find answers; to change the way we interact with each other and our world. And have I mentioned pictures of cats? It's perhaps our finest invention, and it might just be our most powerful tool in facing our biggest challenges. Whatever it is, there's no ignoring it.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Anneke Cilliers

    Anneke Cilliers

    Environmental scientist/Photographer

    South Africa - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a qualified ecologist with a masters degree in wastewater treatment. I do scientific writing and editing, photography (art and science) and website design. Please contact me if I can assist with a project. Thanks.

    $27.78 /hr
    16 hours