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Phoebe J.

Phoebe J.

Voice Over Artist/Digital Nomad

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

~Audio book recordings - guided imagery/meditation, children's stories, etc. ~E-Learning Courses - Short and Long versions ~Radio - upbeat, smooth conversational, commercials/tags/jingles ~TV - commercials/tags/jingles ~ Video - dvd presentations/Youtube ~Messages on hold ~Power Point presentations ~ART !!! Check me out on my port...I'm looking forward to offering more and more of my creativity and what I was born to do. Not bad for someone who buried a gift for over 20 years....:-) __________________________________________________________ ~Audio Editing ~Audio Production ~Available Sound File Conversions - Mp3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, M4A, OGG ~24 hour turn around time or less - depending on length of project NOTE: My hourly rate posted is ONLY for administrative type work, not voice overs. For voice overs I am more than glad to give potential clients a quote. Clients usually pay as a bonus, milestone or fixed rate for these. I will do two re-dos of recordings at no charge. After the second there is a nominal fee. I've had the pleasure of working with great clients both in the past and presently on oDesk. I am also an English tutor and enjoy helping people learn or just brush up on the skills they already have for conversation or writing via Skype or email. I also welcome the opportunity to assist clients with personal assisting, email handling, transcription, etc. however my first choice is and will always be voice over projects. I welcome children's audio book projects to add to my growing list. My ONLY three primary ways of responding to potential new clients are through oDesk, skype and directly by phone. Due to multiple scams using oDesk trying to get me to communicate through Yahoo Messenger, for 'invitations to interview' I will not add anyone to my yahoo messenger list. Communication must be upfront and direct. Thank you. I absolutely LOVE oDesk and the projects-both challenging and easy that have come my way and continue to as a result. It has been and continues to be a wonderful journey into the world of freelance.

$16.67 /hr
41 hours
5.00
Camilla Michelle

Camilla Michelle

Linguistic College Grad. with a love for the Engli...

Denmark - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

Hello there! Thanks for taking a look at my profile. I'm a native Dane who speaks and writes English and Danish on a daily basis. I'll be able to assist you with any kind of English-To-Danish / Danish-To-English; • Translation, • Proofreading/Review, • Copy-writing, • Interpreting and almost anything in between. I strive to deliver Fluent, Natural and Top-Quality Translations! I'm a young woman from Denmark who has recently graduated from college, where I primarily studied English and Danish(native language). I have done a lot of different translations and worked with many kinds of content, including Websites, Apps, Hotel pamphlets, Manuals, Bank papers, eCommerce and product descriptions, SEO and media-related texts. I check my mail daily, so please don't hesitate to contact me. I can also be made available via Skype if nessesary.

$16.60 /hr
46 hours
5.00
Camille M.

Camille M.

Communications Strategist

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

I am a creative communications professional who specializes in social media marketing, brand management, and content creation. I have a strong academic, marketing and creative background, and I possess both excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. I have a knack for successfully relating and communicating to a wide range of audiences and I have a proven track record of marketing strategy, development, and success. I have worked in and with startups, so I am incredibly efficient, thorough and autonomous; I understand and appreciate both tight deadlines and quality work. You can view my website with my full resume and past projects here: www.camillemeyers-jones.com.

$44.44 /hr
449 hours
5.00
Melissa McDaniel

Melissa McDaniel

Voice Over Professional, Audio Engineer, Administr...

United States - Last active: 2 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
61 hours
5.00
Sarah K.

Sarah K.

Experienced Researcher / Data Entry /Transcription...

United States - Last active: 4 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
Anthony R.

Anthony R.

Freelance writer and editor

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

Someone wise once said, "a writer writes," and while that's true, a good writer can thoughtfully and accurately convey not only his own ideas, but the ideas of others as well. Over the last eight years, I have written and edited material for a number of businesses and individual clients alike, from start-ups to educational developers to budding novelists and screenwriters. My strength as a freelancer stems from my accessibility, accuracy, and ability to understand each client’s individual needs. As a lifelong student of literature in all forms, I specialize in ghostwriting, editing, proofreading, and narrative form analyses. I have both independent and corporate experience in proofreading, copyediting, copywriting, narrative writing and editing, transcription, and more.

$20.00 /hr
98 hours
4.96
Liz K.

Liz K.

Writer and Copy Editor

United States - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 2

I've spent the past four years working for communications firms based in Washington, D.C. Through this work I've gained experience working on a range of communications activities, including: drafting social media and blog content; researching; editing writing and copy editing; and administrative tasks such as transcribing. I am a skilled copy editor familiar with AP style. For more than four years, I have provided copy editing support to the firms I've worked for, including editing client memos, strategic documents, proposals, press releases, contracts and invitations. I completed a copy editing course through Mediabistro to strengthen my AP style copy editing skills. In addition, I have experience with transcription (either word-for-word or summary) of interviews and meetings. Thanks to my experience on client accounts and political campaigns, I am used to working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and meeting deadlines. I am dependable, efficient, able to set and meet deadlines, and able to produce high-quality deliverables.

$20.00 /hr
11 hours
5.00
David A.

David A.

Because Quality must not be Expensive

Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native from Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for your. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for buyer because it show him public image. Quality is a must, and customers takes cares so. Something that is showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, we can feet to any shoe, as you require. â Translation: we are specialized on English - Spanish pair, and we offer translation services for all kinds of text: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. Our qualification on business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieve more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactical or compressive text, for a manual or related, we also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If text to be write or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented to. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on costumer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how to do it better. The same happens on real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery but without losing a quality point. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must be used to. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done.

$22.00 /hr
330 hours
4.98
Shane Vaughan

Shane Vaughan

Japanese and English Translator

United States - Last active: 3 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
Benedetta Mannella

Benedetta Mannella

Certified English/Italian Translator and Proofread...

Italy - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 7

Translations (1st place) - Transcriptions - DTP - Writing ITALIAN: mother tongue - ENGLISH: proficient - FRENCH: proficient - SPANISH: good knowledge. EXPERTISE: IT - Travel & Tourism - Telecommunications - History - Literature - Engineering - Wellness & Beauty - Health & Fitness. I am a native Italian speaker and what really drives me is the passion for languages and the opportunity this job gives me to share the knowledge I have gained during the past 14 years of traveling (Ireland, France, Spain, USA). I am 100% Professional Translator since 2008 but before then I've used the languages I know with companies like Microsoft, Dell Computers, Hertz, working as Sales Representative and Multilingual Translator. I am a hard-worker, reliable, detail oriented and very professional, I have a great respect for my clients deadlines and I can offer a fast turnaround with very high-quality. I am here for you! Please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your time!

$16.67 /hr
2,683 hours
4.99