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Fabrice D.

Fabrice D.

French translator (English/German to French)

France - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 7

French native and professional translator with excellent writing skills and solid educational background (master's degree as a translator) providing translation and review services from English and German into French. I have gained experience and professionalism in a French translation agency and successfully completed projects for major clients like IBM, General Electric, National Instruments, Hewlett Packard, Google... I have a special expertise in localizing : • Web sites • Web applications • Smartphone applications I have more than 15 years of experience and translated materials in different fields like : • Information Technology (user manuals, UI, specification sheets...) • Business/Marketing • Education • Travel industry • Food industry I have lived/studied in England (1 year at the university of Sunderland) and in Germany (1 year at the university of Bochum). My objective is to create long-term relationships with clients by delivering high-quality translations and build mutual trust. Looking forward to working with you...

$25.00 /hr
481 hours
4.97
CHRISTOPHE V.

CHRISTOPHE V.

EXPERT Bilingual ENGLISH/FRENCH/U.K. ENG. Translat...

France - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 8

As a French native state-employed English Teacher for quite a number of years, I can provide accurate translations from English into standard French from FRANCE, and the other way round. I worked for "Gengo.com" for a year only, but unlike them, so far, I can translate into genuine UK English all types of documents at the rate of $0.06/word, that can be as low as $0.04 for high volumes starting from 3,000 words ( and $0.08/word for technical and legal translation jobs), and my test- results speak for themselves. Given my background, I can deliver truly academic, as well as audience-oriented translations. However, I now refuse to translate content for e-commerce sites selling illegal products in FRANCE, as the shoppers would have problems with the French customs, or even worse, with the police. I also refuse to proofread what appears to be plain machine-translation or clearly post-edited machine translation jobs, from either other contractors (you should just ask for a refund!) or customers. Fair enough, isn't it? Now, please have a look at my portfolio, and you will see what I mean! Finally, I now have experience in simultaneous 3-way translation over the phone (see my profile).

$27.78 /hr
795 hours
4.71
Elisha S.

Elisha S.

Editor, Writer, FR-EN Translator

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 10

My facility with words derives from a love of literature and a background in French, teaching English, and editing. Over the past 7 years, I've had the opportunity to work with a variety of texts, from academic papers to blogs to web content to novels, and various style guides, including AP, APA, MLA, and Chicago. Though my heart lies in fiction, I'm equally at home with non-fiction; my particular interest areas include sociology, anthropology, psychology, environmental issues, healthy living, nutrition, women's studies, feminist theory, queer theory, critical theory, and critical race theory. However, I welcome all types of texts. Let me help make your pen indeed mightier than the sword, whether it is simply proofreading for small errors or copy editing/line editing to improve structure, flow, word choice, clarity, coherence, and the like. With me, your texts and documents are in good hands.

$25.00 /hr
2,194 hours
5.00
John F.

John F.

Admin Support

United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

Quality, Integrity, and Respect are what companies and individuals expect to recieve with their product(s). I provide all three with a decade of administrative, technical, and managerial experience. As a bonus, I am self-motivated, a life-long learner, and I have a passion to make great a product! I provide administrative, data, clerical, internet research, and writing expertise. I have a decade of experience in data entry, report writing, and process improvement. I have over five years of managerial duties covering a large operation (1000+ employees). Other skills include a range from project management, consulting, and Microsoft Office. I provide admin support from the basic, to the highly complex. I have, and do conduct simple copy/paste Excel jobs or internet research tasks. However, I also, if you review my porfolio, specialize in creating custom Excel-based programs which ultimately increase efficiency, and reduce overall costs. My experience includes work with PC, Mac, and Google versions of Excel. If you are an individual or small to medium business, I also have experience and certification in business process improvement. If you are looking for ways to minimize defects in your product(s), or eliminate inefficiencies in your daily processes, I can help produce solutions. For my services, I stress quality and communication. The bid prices I submit are fair, yet I am also flexible with clients. I believe that flexibility and communication are two crucial things for an freelancer to have. There are other freelancers out there who will bid such a small fee to get your services. I hope you are wondering what kind of service and quality you will actually be receiving! The bid prices I propose are always based upon the value of the work performed. When it comes to communication, I am open to communicating via Skype, email, text, and phone. Thank you for taking the time to read through my profile. I hope to work for you soon!

$35.00 /hr
12 hours
4.98
Susan Ewing

Susan Ewing

Expert Transcription Always On Time and Accurate

United States - Last active: 19 hours ago

If you are looking for clean English transcriptions with a quick turnaround time then I am the person for you! I am a self-employed English transcriptionist. I have excellent grammar and punctuation skills, and I always proofread my work before submitting it to you. I have a very flexible schedule which allows me to accept jobs with a quick turnaround time.

$66.00 /hr
12 hours
5.00
Lauren M.

Lauren M.

Voice Over, Virtual Assistant, and Editing Service...

United States - Last active: 13 days ago

With a strong, warm voice, I provide professional voice overs for a wide variety of projects including commercials, audio books, and corporate explainer videos. I also have ten years of editing and proofreading experience. I want to help you present your ideas in the best possible way through your videos, books, academic papers, websites, or any other project for which you need the perfect voice or a keen eye for editing. I produce detailed, precise, and timely results, and I guarantee you will be satisfied with my work!

$25.00 /hr
89 hours
5.00
Mohammad Mohammadi

Mohammad Mohammadi

Journalist, web designer, and researcher with a ra...

France - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 3

A seasoned versatile TV journalist for international channels such as BBC, is seeking part time challenges as a researcher, editor, and translator. A combination of my outstanding scholastic records in both English and Persian languages along with extensive experience of working as an editor and a translator within past years give me the ability and confidence to undertake any related jobs. My outstanding IELTS score of 8 (out of 9) evidently proves my high language abilities. I have been also awarded CAE (Certificate in Advanced English issued by University of Cambridge). I have been trained by the the University of Westminster (London) as a language teacher and examiner. I have also been the Persian (Farsi) language teacher of BBC staff.

$30.00 /hr
2,516 hours
5.00
Keiko M.

Keiko M.

Quality Japanese Translation by Native Japanese

United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5

Expert in both Japanese-English and English to Japanese translations. Native Japanese who grew up, studied and worked in Japan. After having received an MBA from Tuck School of Business Admin. at Dartmouth College in NH, US, worked as a management consultant / global operations expert for 16+ years in Japan and US, and provided translations to client companies ranging from Fortune 500 to emerging high-growth companies in the high-tech, electronics, automotive, utility & energy, financial, consumer product, legal and healthcare industries. Great translations require not only excellent command of languages but also (1) social/cultural insights to better understand subtle nuances and (2) strong project management skill to deliver results in a timely manner. My 16+yrs of working effectively in multi cultures and managing multiple complex projects at the same time have definitely equipped me with business acumen, knowledge and skill sets required to provide a quality translations to my clients. Scope of My Translation Services: - Marketing/Sales/Business Developments (i.e. business plans, proposals, presentations, marketing collaterals) - Legal (i.e. contracts, agreements, copyrights, court documents, official certificates) - IT (i.e. system localization, user interface, web contents, training manuals) - Finance/Accounting (i.e. financial statements, financial plans, investor relations documents) - Manufacturing (i.e. QC/QA compliance, production manuals, pharmaceutical ingredient lists) - Education/Training (i.e. English textbooks for ESL, system training manuals, process and procedures.) - HR (i.e. company policy, benefits, job descriptions, labor contracts, performance review) Thank you for your interest. I look forward to contributing to your projects and building a win-win business partnership!

$35.00 /hr
35 hours
4.91
Thomas Klemens

Thomas Klemens

Writer, Editor w/ Design/Construction Experience

United States - Last active: 9 days ago

Early in 2014 I left a magazine staff position to pursue freelance writing and editing full-time. I love to explain things, which I've been doing professionally for 25 years, using words, pictures and drawings. In addition, I am a registered Professional Engineer. My experience includes design and construction, with both field and office assignments, as well as writing and editing numerous articles. I also developed the curriculum for an introductory class on Programmable Logic Controllers, subsequently revising it several times, and have taught that class on a continuing basis since 1997.

$35.00 /hr
91 hours
4.83
Worapot Sattapunkeeree

Worapot Sattapunkeeree

English-Thai linguist & translator | Thai voice-ov...

Thailand - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

ABOUT ME: I graduated from Thammasat University with a bachelor's degree in French and English. While studying at the university, I was awarded a one-year scholarship from the French government to be an exchange student at the Center for Applied Linguistics at Franche-Comte University in Besancon, France, where I earned a diploma in French Studies. Following my time in France, I went into the field of international banking at Krung Thai Bank Pcl in Chiang Mai, Thailand. At the age of 32, I decided to quit banking to continue my studies and attended the University of Auckland in New Zealand. While studying for my master's, I analyzed the process whereby a European-descended New Zealander had learned the endangered Maori language spoken by the country's indigenous people of the same name. I received my master's degree in 2004 in applied language studies and linguistics. I have been working as a contract lecturer in English at Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and works for a range of translation companies and private clients at home and abroad. In addition to my Thai mother tongue, I speak English fluently and French at an advanced level. MY SPECIALTIES: art, banking & finance (FOREX, securities, int'l finance etc.), business & commerce, cosmetics, education & pedagogy & ELT, food & hospitality, human resource, humanities, language & linguistics, legal (contract, agreement, law etc.), life sciences (medical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, clinical trial, PROs etc.), management, market research, research, social sciences and sociology. MY CORE SERVICES: translation, editing & proofreading & review, transcreation, linguistic validation, linguistic quality control (reconciliation & verification), voice-over/narration, transcription, subtitle & transcription & audio translation, language assessment, research, interpreting.

$60.00 /hr
3 hours
5.00