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From websites to personal letters, a professional translator can help you reach out to potential customers in their own language or learn what someone else is trying to communicate to you. Some of the most common translation languages are Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, but you can find a professional translator for any language into English, or vice versa.

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Maja Milic

Maja Milic

Multilingual e-sourcing and e-procurement expert

Portugal - Last active: 12/11/2013 - Tests: 9

Polyglot (2 mother tongues, 6 languages absolutely fluent, 3 good), highly motivated procurement and e-procurement expert with 12 years’ experience in consultancy services to Fortune 500 customers worldwide. Flexible, extrovert, effective communicator at all levels internal and external to an organization with proven leadership skills, including managing and motivating teams. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, strong negotiator and results driven.

$55.56 /hr
533 hours
5.00
Heidi A.

Heidi A.

A native Finnish translator

Finland - Last active: 06/11/2014 - Tests: 1

ABOUT ME HHA Translation Service is owned by Heidi Alatalo, professional chef and a native Finnish translator. I have helped small and not so small companies from all around the world with their visions of communication for Finnish audience. At this moment I’m already doing translations for OneSky, Global Listings, Finixtech OÜ, One Hour Translation, VIP Group Bulgaria and other translation companies. My job is my passion because it is crucial to understand and to be understood! All my translations are carried out after careful research. EDUCATION All my education from elementary school to vocational school has been influenced strongly by coming into contact with English and studying it. Because I’m a professional chef my expertise is food industry. 08/03-03/07 From LAO (Lapin Ammattiopisto), The School Of Tourism And Hospitality Management, graduated as a CHEF. 1994 – 2007 I have been studying English from elementary school to vocational school. LANGUAGE Mother tongue; Finnish. Fluent English; speaking, writing and understanding. Language pairs; English-Finnish vice versa SERVICE HHA Translation Service provides quality language solutions, such as translations, localisations and quality checks for individuals, companies and other societies. I have provided translation services in a wide range of areas but I'm specialized in gastronomy, online gambling, tourisms, marketing and apps. Office support, Research and data entry JOBS Example of previous projects Product descriptions and user manuals (home appliance, electrical, hair and beauty products, furniture etc), App descriptions, Advertising materials (flyers, home appliance, electrical, hair and beauty products, furniture, food companies, online dating etc), Questionnaires & results, Websites (online dating, travel, hospitality, tourism, beauty, banking, casino, sports betting, subscription service for films and tv programmmes etc.). ​ ​ Example of previous office support projects Data entry, research for Finnish companies, online data reviewer for maps etc. Example of previous clients MorrisCooke, Drey, Zinio, Touch Press, WeFi, Sygic, Triplandia LLC, Afar Media, Optimal Workshop, Jongla Oy, FilmOn, Viasat, Vuelos Baratos Limited, The App Ward, Line, Loop, Gear Games, Cloud TV Inc., Freshdesk, Jottacloud, moarbile, City Club Casino, Crown Europe Casino, Casino Las Vegas , Casino Action, Casino.com, Mansion Casino, Noble Casino, Roulette Bot Plus, Winnings.com, Be2, FlirtFair, MyDatingSite, skinChemists, Dermalogica, SEACRET, Kidoz, Fooz Kids, The EZ Street Company, Gameloft, Karatbars International GmbH, MeDoll, NetFlix, NewYork60.com, Popz Holding LLC, New Store Europe, Payoneer, SodaStream, DisplayNote, Monkey Experience Ltd., Pose.com, 6 Wunderkinder GmbH, Flatiron Apps, Opinion Health, Esobi Inc., Travelscan AG, Health In Your Hands Pte Ltd. I like to do manual translations so I can be sure that quality is good and my translations are carried out after careful research. PRICING AND AVAILABILITY Each translation job is unique so pricing depends on various factors including the length, urgency, difficulty of the original text and format. I’m available to work weekdays and also weekends. Please don't hesitate to contact me at any time if you’re having some questions about my services or if you’re having a project to be done! If you want to have a free quate, please send me an email and indicate information about word count, deadline and area. And also because I want to be sure that I can provide you quality translation, I would appreciate if you would send me the files so I can review those before accepting the job. Look forward to hearing from you and feel free to ask samples of my previous work! Best Regards, Heidi

$33.33 /hr
22 hours
4.98
Helmut Landenberger

Helmut Landenberger

Marketing, sales, and PR professional

Germany - Last active: 01/20/2014 - Tests: 2

Over the last 20 years I have gathered extensive experience in the marketing, communications, and public relations sectors. As a freelancer I have specialised for almost five years in supporting overseas companies that plan to successfully place their products and services on German and European markets. I focus mainly on companies in technical industries like IT, engineering, energy supply, automotive, etc., and accordingly on B2B marketing. My clients appreciate higly professional work with best results, my responsiveness, and straightforward communication.

$31.11 /hr
44 hours
5.00
Thanavorakit Kounthawatphinyo

Thanavorakit Kounthawatphinyo

Webmaster, Photographer, Filmmaker, Entrepreneur,...

Laos - Last active: 11/27/2013

Hi, I'm a webmaster, photographer, filmmaker, entrepreneur, consultant based in Vientiane, Laos. I work as a freelance for web development, photographer and film making. I have experienced with web site development and various CMSs including HTML, CSS and graphic design. I'm currently working as a country engineering consultant for Google.

$33.33 /hr
16 hours
4.70
Siw shauni H.

Siw shauni H.

Translation, editing/proofreading, research, writi...

United States - Last active: 02/01/2014 - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

I am a Norwegian national with a degree in Linguistics and Translation (English <> Norwegian). As a translator and proofreader/editor I am experienced and knowledgeable, with an eye for details. I take pride in being efficient, hard working and professional. I am also a fast learner. I enjoy working with languages and possess good communication skills, which aids me in the accurate and proper translation of projects. My main language pair is Norwegian <> English, however I also translate FROM German, Swedish and Danish. I work in WordFast Pro, Trados Studio 2011, Across, MemoQ, XTM, and A.nnotate. I have completed projects for companies such as Duracell, Bernina, LG, Microsoft, 3MK, Neoprobe, DSC gmbh, Covidien, Mineral Plast, Rolls-Royce, GE, Zagg, and more. My main fields of expertise are Medical and Technical texts, with extensive experience in IT/Electronics and Business, and of course, general texts. Whether working in a team or by myself, I strive to make the best possible use of my strong points. I am proficient in the use of computers, having used them extensively on a hobby basis, as well as for previous work. My experience includes some maintaining and updating of a database. I am familiar with MS Office tools, and I type approximately 50 wpm. My work experiences are varied and in several of my previous jobs I have had managerial responsibilities. As such I am used to being a self-starter and getting things done.

Groups: oTranslators
$38.89 /hr
325 hours
4.99
Kris L.

Kris L.

-- Reliable * FRENCH BLOGGING * WRITING * VIDEO *...

France - Last active: 11/22/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

Hello and thank you for reading my profile ! I am a French native speaker, from Paris. Hiring me will allow you to use my skills in various fields : - Blogging-copywriting-translation - Community management - Online Marketing - 2D-3D design - Multimedia/Web development - Video and picture editing I am extremely motivated, serious, organized and ambitious. You can have a look at my portfolio. Everything (design, development, content writing, SEO) is made by myself : Blogging/forums/services: http://www.kris3d.com http://www.france3d.org (Joomla) http://www.tops-10.com http://www.moncoachdenutrition.com http://www.sofiafoot.com (Wordpress+forum+social network) E-commerce: http://www.vita-natur.com (Wordpress) http://www.boutique-zumba.com (Prestashop) http://www.visalus-90.com (Wordpress) http://www.regimeefficace.net (Wordpress) Complete CV and portfolio : http://www.kris3d.com/docs/CV-KRIS3D.jpg Merci et à bientot ;)

$25.00 /hr
628 hours
4.98
Caroline Fakhr-Laure

Caroline Fakhr-Laure

French German Spanish English writer, proofreader....

Greece - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 14

Use my language skills (French, German: native, English Spanish : fluent) for project management/administration, research, localization, writing, customer service, simple translations, in short: anything that might help your business.

$27.78 /hr
7,073 hours
5.00
Marcelo G.

Marcelo G.

Process Engineer, Data Analyst & Spanish Translato...

Chile - Last active: 12/12/2014 - Tests: 8

Engineer, Data Analyst & Spanish Translator with 4 years of experience in the financial industry. You can expect from me timely communication, high quality deliveries and fast turnaround which hopefully will let us build a great long-term business relationship. I offer services in the following fields: • Translations from English to Spanish & proofreading. • Data Analysis: Statistical analysis, Predictive Modelling, Parameter Estimation,etc. • Data Visualization tools (Dashboards) using Excel and VBA. • Business process management & design using Lean, Six Sigma & BPR methodologies. Experienced in Office (Excel, Word, PPT); SPSS, Orange, Inzight (Data Mining and Statistics); SQL Server, MS Access (Databases); Bizagi, Visio (Process Modeler), and MS Project.

$25.00 /hr
8 hours
5.00
RT Radanovic

RT Radanovic

RT Radanovic

United States - Last active: 02/10/2011 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

Offering 15+ years of hands-on experience in web / multimedia production, project management / marketing, and business administration / development combined with focused work and continuing education, excellent interpersonal, writing and multilingual skills, to form an admirable skill set and character profile often sought in a manager and project leader.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours
5.00