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Marine P.

Marine P.

English to French translator

France - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 4

Hello, my name is Marine, and my native language is French. I am a professional translator and I have a have degree in Applied Foreign Languages in English, Japanese and Korean. I have done a lot of freelance translation in various fields. My area of expertise is educational content. I am currently working for Coursera localizing their learning platform, and I also worked for the company Education First. I have worked for the language learning website Livemocha as well, both as a translator and a content creator (French lessons). I have also translated for courses for two different institutions. Additionally, I worked as a French language tutor for a year in Korea. But even though educational content is my preference, I am comfortable in many other fields as well. I have worked many hours for Webinterpret here on Odesk (ebay listings). I have also been working for Strakertranslations for over a year, and there I translate mostly technical, legal or marketing documents. I have done a lot of "one time" translations here on Odesk as well, with many different subjects. If you need a fast and accurate French translator, please contact me !

$22.00 /hr
346 hours
4.99
Serra E.

Serra E.

263 Jobs, 1912 Hours. TOP TURKISH Sworn Certified...

Turkey - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 31

The most preferred "TOP RATED" TURKISH Sworn & Certified Translator at oDesk ! • 263 Jobs / Projects & 1903+ Hours done at oDesk • Totally 412 jobs / projects 2050+ Hours completed in 4.5 years • • PLEASE NOTE that TURKEY IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD • • Dear Sirs & Madams, With 9 years experience, I am the most preferred, the most working, the most qualified, and the most experienced NATIVE Turkish Translator, ( Sworn, Certified and Accredited ) at oDesk and some other websites. I hold a 4 year degree diploma on ELT English Language Teaching (& Literature) Some of My Clients: • Facebook • Coca-Cola USA • Pinterest • Yandex • Uber • Sony UK • Finish UK ...and 240+ others ! --> All are provable Freelance works with working links! No lies, no false & doubtful references! Moreover, I am a Proofreader / Linguist, and an Official English Teacher at Turkish State Schools The Only Turkish Contractor with 4.99 Rating score After 259 jobs done at oDesk! The Most Experienced, the top scorer in English Language tests among the Turkish Translators at oDesk! The Only Sworn, Accredited Certified Turkish Translator here ! -- I can provide wet signed, translation-custom stamped, official certification over the translation I do. The "Genuine" Translator with Sworn Translation Stamps to Certify your official documents • The most experienced at oDesk, #1 by far with 259 jobs & 1888+ hours! • Most Preferred - 259 jobs at oDesk, 388 jobs in Total, • Most Reliable - Real Genuine Translator • Most Qualified - Holds a degree on "English Language and Literature" • Top-scorer in "English" Test Results among Turkish oDeskers • Fastest Contractor - All these were done in 4 years About Turkey & Turkish Language Market Prices: - - - - Turkey is the MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY in terms of benzine, diesel-fuel, electricity, nature-gas, and a few more sectors, and it has the HIGHEST TAX RATES in the world. I can send a PDF document with working web-links to prove this situation Plus, We are feeding 3 million Syrians in camps with our taxes Do not expect me to work for low rates of the Far-east, the Asia, the Africa and the Middle-east. D e t a i l e d . I n f o r m a t i o n: - - - - D i f f e r e n c e • Ranked # 1 among all Turkish Contractors as well as Turkish Translators • Lecturer at the Best University of Turkey -- Bogazici University • Professional Top Quality Work Performed in Office atmosphere • Working as a married couple of translators E d u c a t i o n • Graduate with honors from Reputable Turkish Universities • International English Teacher Certification • Both are State Universities -- not Private Universities C e r t i f i c a t i o n • Official Sworn Turkish Translator Certification by Turkish Government • International Pedagogic Formation Certification for English Teaching Q u a l i f i c a t i o n s . a t . o D e s k • 1st Place at "English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)" among ALL oDeskers • Top 10% at 7 oDesk "English" Tests • Top 20% at 2 oDesk "English" Tests • Top 30% at 3 oDesk "English" Tests • Best "English Language" Test Results among Turkish oDeskers A u t h e n t i c i t y • Id-verified by oDesk • Provable diplomas, certifications, accreditations E x p e r i e n c e • 9 Yrs of Professional Translation Experience ( part time, full time, owner of translation firm ) • Even translated the website of the University she graduated • 2+ Years of work as Official English Teacher at Turkish State Schools T a l e n t s / D i s t i n c t i v e . A b i l i t i e s • the Idealist Perfectionist -- used to be English Teacher at Turkish State Schools • # 1 Not only among Turkish Translators, but among all Turkish Contractors! • No Grammar mistakes/no typos: error-free translation! • (Unlike competitors) Doing her own business -- really graduated from that field! J o b - T y p e s • Translation, Proof-reading, Interpretation • Off-line or On Site / In Line / Web Translator • Turkish Localization Specialist / Expert • Video / Audio Transcriber • Web Research / Market Research • Warm Calls • Voice over Talent / Audio Record • Audio / Video Transcription • Phone Support / Customer Support S e c t o r s • Technical / Engineering • Legal / Contract / Notary Government Language • Us States' Federal Laws & Regulations • Medical / Medicine / Chemical / Biology • Turkish Ministry Laws & Regulations O t h e r • I am a Public Notary Accredited Sworn Translator working in Istanbul - Turkey • I was graduated with honors from an ELT department of a 4 year degree diploma program at a reputable Turkish university. • I am a Native Turk translator and lingust born and living in Turkey / Turkiye / Turkei / Turquie / Tacchino / Turco • I am can translate from and into Turkish / Turkce / Turkisch / Turque / Turca • I have and use SDL Trados Studio with SDLX DTP Processing and other software like Wordfast, POedit, GlobalSight, etc. I am proficient and experienced in these software.

$20.00 /hr
1,915 hours
4.99
Melissa McDaniel

Melissa McDaniel

Voice Over Professional, Audio Engineer, Administr...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

To provide you with just the 'right' voice for your project. With over 15 years in the industry, I'm a professional voice talent that has lent my voice to hundreds of radio and TV ads, Narrations, Business/industrial projects, eLearning, audio books, IVR and animation for web and applications as well as other projects. From a the girl next door, to a mature delivery, friendly, sultry, and character voices and accents. Giving you affordability and versatility with out sacrificing quality, quickly. Let me be Your voice over girl! www.yourvoiceovergirl.com/demos

$60.00 /hr
63 hours
5.00
Katrina Beaver

Katrina Beaver

Transcription Expert with 6 Years Experience, Accu...

United States - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

I DO NOT Farm out the work. I also do not use speech to text software. If you want an accurate,professional transcript of your audios or videos, you have found the right contractor. Having 6 years of transcription experience and over 1,700 oDesk hours, I have transcribed several audios and videos including: dissertation interviews, medical, focus groups, legal, corporate meetings and interviews. I can transcribe an hour of audio in 4 working hours or less. When you hire me you can be confident that you will get a professional transcript by or before your specified deadline, and you will not have to spend your valuable time going through and making corrections. You will get your transcripts in MS Word. All of my transcriptions are proofread for the highest level of accuracy and quality. I will never outsource transcriptions. I can guarantee the work you will receive will be 100% mine. Your satisfaction is my number one goal.

$16.67 /hr
1,847 hours
4.84
Bernard L.

Bernard L.

Word | Excel | PPT | Publisher | Ebook | Forms | T...

Philippines - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

My earnest desire is to deliver high-quality output required by clients through rendering efficient administrative support tasks such as word processing, data entry, form conversion, reports and article writing. I have more than 15 years of work experience wherein I practically gained proficiency in using Microsoft/ Web/ Online applications. Several training and seminars gave me the opportunity to learn and use other software like Adobe Photoshop (CS3), ArcGIS (ArcMap 9.3 Version) Database (CBMS-NRDB). oDesk is now helping me in enhancing my expertise.

$25.00 /hr
719 hours
4.94
Satalda S.

Satalda S.

Virtual Professional & Expert Transcriber

Jamaica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

I am a Virtual Professional with over 13 years of experience in the Executive, Administrative, Transcriptions, Customer Service, Public Relations, Communications, Event Management, Project Management and Marketing field. I started my career as a Public Relations and Communications Assistant with a top International Hotel. Years later I worked as a Design Sales & Services Specialist at a Call Centre, then moving to an International Tour Attraction Company as the International Marketing Officer and the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Fast forward to 2014 and I left my corporate job to open up my own Virtual Professional Business. You might wonder what empowered me to start my own Virtual Professional Business. It is quite simple, I have always dreamed of becoming my own boss. I have always desired to have flexibility in my work environment and to have exciting challenges. It was time to let my skills loose and start supporting businesses or entrepreneurs around the world that needed my zone of genius, so I could break away from a rigid work schedule. I have strong organizational and time management skills, great attention to detail and follow-through (can we say perfectionist), the ability to juggle multiple tasks and handle deadlines efficiently and to do everything with a strong sense of creativity. You will be getting efficient, accurate, thorough and dependable services from a Virtual Professional, who provides the highest quality service at reasonable prices. Your tasks will be managed skillfully and will be completed on time. All information entrusted to me will remain confidential. My aim is to be successful in everything I do which shows in my work. I always exceed my client’s expectations and I handle each client with professionalism and integrity. One quality about me that clients love is the fact that I take full responsibility for my work and errors. In building a long-term relationship with you, I learn everything I can about you and your business. I combine this with my knowledge and experience to assist you in meeting and exceeding your business and personal life goals. I am Proficient in: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher), Skype, Smartsheet, Dropbox and Basecamp. Mission: Proving world-class executive service. Personal Strengths: I am a professional who is organized, reliable, trustworthy, detail-oriented, efficient, and friendly and follow directions thoroughly. SERVICES If your tasks require a Virtual Professional- that's not a problem at all - you will have a dedicated team member on a remote basis giving you even more flexibility and further savings on cost. The following is a partial list of the services I provide. It is hard to list everything I can bring to a partnership. If it is not listed, please ask. • Virtual Assistant • Personal Concierge Service/ Lifestyle Management – PA for your personal life for time starved individuals • Transcription of Audio or Video • Trade Show Management • Event Management • Project Management • Data Entry • Customer Management • Travel Management • Appointment and Meeting Scheduling • Diary / Calendar Management • Email Management • Internet Research • General Correspondence • Editing / Proofreading • PowerPoint Presentations

$20.00 /hr
122 hours
4.92
Maria sole M.

Maria sole M.

Translator, Proofreader and Transcriptionist

Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

I am a native Italian freelance translator; I have studied English, Spanish and Japanese Language & Culture at the Italian University, where I had the chance to develop both my writing and translation skills during my BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures and my MA in Asian Studies. My goal here on oDesk is to challenge and improve those abilities even further, providing neat translations from English, Japanese and Chinese to Italian.

$16.00 /hr
1,056 hours
4.92
Linda M.

Linda M.

Translator, ESL and Academic Curriculum Writer, Ed...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 7

I am originally from Canada, and as well as speaking English fluently, I am fully bilingual in Spanish. I have lived, worked and studied for over 20 years in Spain. I have 3 separate skills that I offer on a freelance basis. 1. I am a dedicated education and ESL curriculum writer. I have collaborated in the writing and creation of custom ESL courses, learning websites, worksheets, textbooks, mock exams, apps, etc. I also teach English as a foreign language. I have more than 20 years experience teaching English to children as well as adults. I've also been creating my own ESL worksheets for more than 15 years. 2. I am a qualified and experienced translator. I have over 20 years experience in the translating sector. 3. I am a proofreader and editor. I can provide proofreading in both English and Spanish. The combination of the above skills means that I bring an excellent command of grammar, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation to any English (and/or Spanish) language-related tasks. I am honest, hard working, reliable and accustomed to managing my own workload.

Groups: oTranslators
$21.00 /hr
1,163 hours
4.99
Sarah K.

Sarah K.

Experienced Researcher / Data Entry /Transcription...

United States - Last active: 10 days 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
2,655 hours
5.00
Rally Vargas

Rally Vargas

Multimedia Specialist

Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 16

I am an experienced broadcaster and an audio-video producer/editor for 12 years. I provide professional and quality voice over for radio and tv commercials, radio imaging and station IDs, presentations, eLearnings, screencast and podcast. I also provide excellent videos using a professional software for production and editing, web design and development and professional book editing. From being a Radio DJ, Program Director, Production Specialist and an Operations Manager, I enhanced my skills in;1) Creative Writing, 2) Accurate Transcribing / Transcription of medical and health services, real estate, general science, engineering, banking and finance, school projects/thesis and other general information topics, 3) Precise Translation of English to Filipino (Tagalog) / Ilonggo (Hiligaynon) and vice versa, 4) Hosting and 5) People Management which made me as a superb Multimedia Specialist.

$16.67 /hr
1,298 hours
4.89