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Average English Freelancer Feedback Score

English oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.73.

4.73
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Maria Brodine

Maria Brodine

Creative editor, researcher, writer, & consultant

United States - Last active: 9 days ago

I am a professional writer and social science researcher living in New Orleans, Louisiana. I specialize in editing, proofreading, writing, and research. I have an M.A. in Anthropology from Columbia Univ., as well as a B.A. in Honors English from San Diego State Univ. I have versatile skills and interests and can cover a wide range of topics in the arts and sciences. As an anthropologist, I am well versed in cross-cultural perspectives, enabling me to write for diverse audiences. In addition, I have over ten years of experience as a freelance proofreader, editor, and tutor. On the creative side, I love to work with horror, science fiction, and fantasy, though I am certainly open to other genres. I am skilled at breaking down and paraphrasing highly technical language, which is advantageous for technical and science writing. In all areas, I have a meticulous editorial eye for grammar, spelling, formatting, and content.

$40.00 /hr
508 hours
4.91
Marina U.

Marina U.

Web and Logo Designer

Croatia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 28

Since graduating from the Institute of Informatics at University of Rijeka, Croatia, I have worked in IT companies and latterly as a freelance designer. I have 15+ years of programming experience and web design, as well as 5+ years of working with Joomla. I am well experienced in coding languages (Joomla, CSS, HTML, PHP, etc) and Adobe Creative Suites Applications. I can provide assistance in the following areas: * Joomla Web Sites * Joomla upgrade from ver. 1.5. to latest * php and css coding * Logo Design * Banners Regards, Marina

Groups: JomSocial
$25.00 /hr
167 hours
4.96
Tom McMeekin

Tom McMeekin

Multi-Media Journalist, Writer, and Artist

United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 4

I'm a professional multi-media journalist who can write, edit, research, produce, and design high-quality content on almost any topic and for any medium. From creating blog and social media posts to complete marketing communications plans, I have worked with clients including university programs, acupuncturists, chefs, commercial painters, e-commerce sites, news sites and forums, and more. I do not compromise my high ethical standards. Sorry, but I do not accept jobs that involve "ghostwriting" without credit, "spinning" and stealing others' copyrighted work, or other shady practices. What you get with me is a passionate, hard-working, detail-oriented, mass communications expert. What you do not get is someone who will rush the job or be a mindless "yes man" -- if I accept a job then I am committing to give you my best work effort, and that includes sometimes offering suggestions or advice -- getting you the final product you NEED, not just the one you think you want. I generally do not do Skype interviews or meetings for any projects paying less than $1,000. I am happy to answer any questions through ODesk or email, and I am happy to do a trial period for any ongoing positions. Sorry, but the reason I choose to do online freelancing is to make my own schedule and work in my pajamas; if you can't deal with that then best of luck finding someone who is a better fit for you.

$50.00 /hr
234 hours
5.00
Tommie Sue Montgomery

Tommie Sue Montgomery

Experienced writer, editor, photographer.

Canada - Last active: 9 days ago

Traveling, living, and doing research in Latin America over 35 years has produced 3 books on El Salvador, a guide to Machu Picchu, two edited books on Mexico and peacekeeping, and dozens of articles on topics from civil war in El Salvador to points of interest in and around Niagara Falls. Along the way, I have acquired skills in resume writing, PowerPoint, and editing. In recent years photography has become a passion, accompanied by a growing portfolio of travel writing.

$25.00 /hr
227 hours
4.87
Shane Vaughan

Shane Vaughan

Japanese and English Translator

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

I was brought up in Japan in a bilingual family. I have been translating for a world leading packaging company since 2011. My linguistic skills for both Japanese and English are at a professional level (comprehension, writing, pronunciation). I have experience in: 1. Translation (Japanese to English, English to Japanese) -News articles (packaging market analysis, marketing, consumer psychology, beverage) -Fictional short stories 2. Subtitling using Aegisub -Video entertainment (Japanese to English) 3. Proofreading and editing -English Education material for Japanese learners -Proofreading subtitles Softwares that I have experience in are: -Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) -Aegisub -Memsource -Poedit

$35.00 /hr
14 hours
4.91
Ashley J.

Ashley J.

Regularly Published Writer & Contributing Editor

United States - Last active: 1 day ago

Communications Major | International Studies Minor | University Graduate | Full Time Freelance Writer. Regular Contributor to: - The Untitled Magazine (TriBeCa based arts and fashion magazine) - Art Youth Society (internationally based creative collective) - Ask Miss A (philanthropy niche lifestyle publication) - Yvel and Genesis Diamonds (high end jeweler blogs) Areas of Expertise: Entertainment | Fashion | Luxury Travel | Nightlife | Health & Beauty | WordPress HTML | SEO | Reviews of Beauty and Lifestyle Products As Well As Food, Film, and Music My niche areas are listed above, Elance job history is listed below. I’m currently open to opportunities in food, holistic wellness and alternative medicine, and art. If you’re searching for an expert in the fields of entertainment journalism, fashion writing, or wedding blogging, I’m your girl! Service Description: Choosing me for your freelance needs is choosing an international, university educated total package writer. My specialties include: • SEO • Copywriting • Blog and Article Writing And my experience also extends to some backend HTML work. I am always willing to take on a new task and learn skills as I go if necessary; especially for a job that I feel passionate about being able to be a part of. Bringing a voice to your publication or platform, and acting as a true collaborator are always two major goals when taking on a new job, as are maintaining professional relationships and producing content and results you’ll be enthused about. A digital nomad, almost always on, and ready to go! If you are interested in sending a job invite or initiating a job, would you like to see relevant social media stats, or updates on major projects and links to published work; start a dialogue, reach out and ask. You can also keep up with me and my work by following on Twitter @Ashtronaut or Facebook (request e-mail address or friend request).

$50.00 /hr
26 hours
4.98
Lauren M.

Lauren M.

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

United States - Last active: 8 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
Stojan S.

Stojan S.

Expert Video Editor

Serbia - Last active: 1 day ago

Video production of a high level of professionalism and quality. One Man Army post-production facility. Over seventeen years as an editor with extensive experience in all aspects of production and a reputation for creativity, speed and accuracy. Skilled in the use of all digital formats using the latest video, audio, graphics, animation, editing and production software and equipment available. My goal is to make my client happy and enjoy working on diverse projects. CV with Demo Reel available @http://vimeo.com/user22092162/cv-show-reel-cole-stojanovic

$30.00 /hr
27 hours
5.00
Lee J.

Lee J.

Senior Mobile & Web Expert (Parse, Pubnub)

China - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

I have experience with most programming languages, from C, C#, Java, C++ to Python, PHP, SQL. I also have developed a wide range of mobile apps using Android, and iOS including games for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new mobile app+game development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build mobile projects from the ground up for you or your business. Specialties: + iOS 6,7,8 development(Objective-C, Swift) + Android 2.3 - 4.2 development + C#, Xamarin, .NET + GPS, Google Map, Location Tracking + Webservice (REST APIs,Parse.com,Twillio.com Codeigniter,CakePHP) + Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Youtube, Instagram) + Photo, Video manipulation(GPUImage, OpenCV) + Map Kit and GPS(Google Map, MRMapKit, Navigation and Tracking) + Streaming service(Audio Streaming using RadioKit, Video Streaming ) + Source Management(SVN, GitHub, Test Flight) + iAds / AdMob / ChartBoost/ Rev

$38.00 /hr
877 hours
5.00
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