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  1. David Shaw

    David Shaw

    Teacher David

    Thailand - Last active: 06/05/2014

    I am a caucasian foreign English teacher, translator, editor and proofreader for the Thai Ministry of Defence. I also work for the Pramongkutklao College of Medicine in Bangkok. My wife is a thai soldier for the Thai Ministry of Defence, she is registered under the Foreign Language Department and she also work for the Finance Department. Together we translate, edit, proofread and compile articles for the military magazine, which you can find here; http://www.lakmuangonline.com I am also fluent in Thai and graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa. I completed a Bachelor of Arts in Education course, where as my major subject was English. My wife complete her studies at Kasetsart Agricultural University and completed her Masters of Science (M.Sc) in Agriculture, with the major subject being Agronomy. I have been a English teacher for 8 years in Asia. My wife speaks fluent English as well.

    $33.33 /hr
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  2. Maria Petrocheilou

    Maria Petrocheilou

    Greek conference/legal interpreter and translator

    Greece - Last active: 03/28/2014

    Maria Petrocheilou has studied conference interpreting at S.S.L.M.I.T., University of Trieste. She is also a holder of a degree in French language and literature of the University of Athens. She has two Master’s degrees, one in Modern Greek studies from the Freie Universität, Berlin, and one in interpreters’ training from the Faculty of Translators and Interpreters (ETI) of the University of Geneva. She has specialized in legal interpreting (seminar on court interpreter training by ETI, University of Geneva) and delivered speeches and lectures on court interpreting (seminar on Court Interpreting for the Hellenic Association of Sign Language Interpreters, 2011). She has been working as a professional translator since 1996 and an interpreter since 1998 with working languages English, Italian, German and French. She has worked in Italy, Germany and Greece and currently has over 800 days of conference interpretation. Her published translations include literary works and essays (Lido Valdrè, Medicina muta, 1996; Chiara Zocchi, Olga, 1998; Philippe Delerm, Il avait plu tout le dimanche, 2000; Philippe Delerm, La première gorgée de bière et autres plaisirs minuscules, 2000). Since 1990 she has also been active in the sector of education. From 2005 to 2011 she taught conference interpretation at the Department of Foreign Languages of Translation and Interpretation (DFLTI) of the Ionian University and in 2011 she worked as a visiting interpreters’ trainer in the framework of the Master’s Degree in Conference Interpretation of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has also worked as a translators’ and interpreters’ trainer for different private schools in Greece. She is currently writing her PhD thesis on the theory of interpreting. She is an official translator (member of PEEMPIP), member of PEM, SYDISE (Hellenic Association of Conference Interpreters) and IAPTI.

    $38.89 /hr
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  3. Ahmed Sayed

    Ahmed Sayed

    English-Arabic Translator/Writer

    Egypt - Last active: 2 months ago

    Native Arabic "Egyptian" qualified English-Arabic translator with a previous experience in translating courses, articles, books, studies, and subtitling documentaries through the web. Capable of making a very strong language structure and having a decent vocabulary . The major achievement is to be rated as "Lead Translator" on the well known learning platform Coursera for translating interesting courses from English to Arabic . Taking into consideration my passion of daily reading of various types of contents mostly like literature, politics, philosophy, religion, psychology, sociology and any sort of science and knowledge subjects . Also i'm a civil engineering graduate from Ain Shams universtity in Egypt. Contributed in many volunteering works like teaching and making surveys in real world collecting information as well.

    $30.00 /hr
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  4. Rabokona Studaka

    Rabokona Studaka

    Translator and Editor

    France - Last active: 02/26/2014

    Initial BTS Communication training, I developed my potential and my editorial control of English and French language by the various collaborations that have marked my career. With this experience and willing to provide you with my skills, My primary goal is, of course, to capture the reader's attention, and, from the first lines. Also, I can adapt my style depending on the subjects and hook the public through a direct and concise writing. The use of hyperlinks, discussion forums and complementarity text, sound and image, have no secret for me and I hope to put all of my potential at the service of a dynamic and successful company high visibility such as is yours.

    $55.56 /hr
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  5. Clea Stampfli

    Clea Stampfli

    English and French to German translator, editor and proofreader

    Switzerland - Last active: 02/15/2014

    Freelance English and French to German translator and editor with two years of experience and a Master’s degree in Bilingual Translation from the University of Westminster in London. Fields of specialisation: - Automotive industry - Railway industry - Medical - Engineering / Technology / Appliances - Social work / Nursing / Home Care - Snowboarding - Cinema / TV For more information please email me or visit my profile on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/cleastampflitranslates/en, on Proz http://www.proz.com/profile/1654205 or on Xing https://www.xing.com/profiles/Clea_Stampfli.

    $60.00 /hr
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  6. Aino J.

    Aino J.

    Finnish-English-Finnish translator

    Finland - Last active: 05/08/2014

    I would like to offer you my translation services for the language pair English - Finnish. My rates are 0.12€/word & 30€/hour. I am creative, analytical and productive - passionate and energetic as a person with a natural gift for languages. I learned English when going to elementary school in Houston, Texas. My communication and writing skills are of very high quality. I am constantly also improving my language skills. I have done translation in all my positions so far with excellent results. I thrive when I am a member of an excellent and ambitious team, as well as working individually on something I feel passionate about. Constantly looking to grow as a professional in the areas mentioned below. Skills: translation, interpretation, languages, writing, online communities, interactive multiplatform content targeted for youth. Strengths: organizational skills in execution, solution-oriented attitude, ideation, energetic communication skills. Outside work: writing. improvisational theater. singing. flamenco. boxing. yoga. meditation. blogging. surfing. I am available to start work immediately. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

    $38.89 /hr
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  7. Jana J.

    Jana J.

    DE-EN, EN-DE translator, proof-reader, copywriter

    United Kingdom - Last active: 01/20/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native German speaker living in English speaking countries for the past 12 years after a carrier in business travel in Germany. My experiences includes translating a wide range of articles and website as well as brochures and catalogues. I hold a CELTA certificate of the Cambridge University and have taught English and German as a second language in New Zealand, Spain and Germany. Writing, teaching and translating is my passion. I work to the highest standards and deliver on time.

    $13.33 /hr
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  8. Roauf Khalil Aqayi

    Roauf Khalil Aqayi

    Web designer - Translator - Writer

    Turkey - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 13

    Expertise/ Skills / Activity Backgrounds ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - English, Persian and Kurdish translation for 7 years + Cooperation with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 2007 + Translation of the books of W3C and The Love Foundation - Professional Web Design based on the Web Standards for 11 years / Web programming of HTML, XHTML, CSS and SVG, and also the interoperability, accessibility and usability of the Web - Computer Graphics by Photoshop - Computer Graphics as 3D / Designing anaglyph 3D photos and pictures - Video montage by Adobe Premiere - Audio editing by Adobe Audition - Typing on the Microsoft Word - Book page layout design by Adobe Acrobat Reader - Voice acting for audio books of W3C and The Love Foundation - Essay writing and analysis of social values - Electrician for four years + receiving the technical and vocational certificates in industrial wiring and electrical wiring and building wiring (for 1800 hours of practical and theoretical training) - Wood Marquetry and Handicrafts

    $50.00 /hr
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  9. S Ayegbusi

    S Ayegbusi

    Senior Technical Writer and Editor, Copywriter and Yoruba Translator

    Nigeria - Last active: 06/22/2014 - Tests: 3

    Talented, detail-oriented technical writing professional with over 5 years of experience communicating technical information clearly and effectively. I have written numerous user manuals, software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. For the last 4 years I have produced technical documentation for a Java-based CMS. I can write in almost any environment and have experience with Jira, Confluence (Wiki), SVN, Git and more. My writing is backed by over 15 years of varied commercial, legal and technical experience.

    $50.00 /hr
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  10. Niloufar Safapour

    Niloufar Safapour

    Niloufar Safapour

    Cyprus - Last active: 12/26/2014 - Tests: 3

    I am a friendly person and I adore team works. By my nature I am loyal and devoted to my work. Moreover I have to say that I am very fond of learning new things, and having new experiences plus I am a fast learner. Being an artist helped me to develop my creative and innovative thinking skills. Also my vast work experiences and educations in different field of studies and different categories, gave me a multi perspectival mind, and brought me the chance to advance my analysis skills as well as improving my vocabulary and terminologies into a very rich level. In addition I have to mention that I enjoy the notion of research very much indeed; I’m always fascinated by the sense of satisfaction comes after results accomplishments.

    $11.11 /hr
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