Sylvie Dessau
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Sylvie Dessau

French native; English translation; proofreading; bookkeeping


Columbia, United States


A French native speaker living in the US since 1995, I am bilingual French-English. After obtaining an MBA in 1998, I have been working on different projects, including translations from English to French, and working part-time as a bookkeeper/accountant. My Odesk feedback attests of the quality of my work and the rapid turnaround I offer.

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Work History and Feedback

  • Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

    Legal Document

    No feedback given

    3 hours
    $17.78 / hr
    $53.34 earned

  • Feb 2012 - May 2012

    English to German to French translator wanted

    No feedback given

    1 hour
    $17.78 / hr
    $20.80 earned

  • Mar 2012 - Apr 2012

    English to French Translator
    Sylvie did a very good job translating my business plan from English to French. The project was successfully completed and I was very pleased. Sylvie is without a doubt a very good translator. I will rehire her whenever I need similar jobs done.
    $155.56 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Mar 2012

    Translating a) Credit Application Form b) Terms and Conditions Form
    Helpful and quick. Work much appreciated. Many thanks.
    8 hours
    $17.78 / hr
    $139.22 earned

  • Mar 2012

    English-French Translator
    Very fast translator. One of the best that I've hired. Will hire again!
    $52.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Feb 2012 - Mar 2012

    Booklet Translation English - French
    Sylvie is flexible and easy to work with. She is a highly skilled and professional translator, and I would like to hire her again in future. Thx!
    $100.00 earned
    Fixed Price

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
French Vocabulary Skills Test 5.00 1st Place! 9 mins
French Proofreading Skills Test 3.75 Top 10% 23 mins
Management Skills Test 4.40 Top 10% 30 mins
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version) 4.75 Top 10% 13 mins
French Word Usage Test 4.75 Top 10% 5 mins
French Spelling Skills Test 4.90 Top 10% 5 mins
English To French Translation Skills Test 4.75 Top 10% 13 mins
Business Writing Skills Certification 3.60 Top 10% 13 mins
French To English Translation Skills Test 4.60 Top 20% 12 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test 4.25 Top 10% 19 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 4.75 Top 10% 13 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.75 Top 10% 16 mins
Upwork Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers 4.60 Above Average 13 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) 4.90 Top 20% 10 mins
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Work History

100% Job Success
405 hours worked
71 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week

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