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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Versatile storyteller, screenplay, screenwriter & concept writer

    My professional experience mainly related to media and show business. I have acted in almost 40 shows, 2 films, and hosted 4 television programs. My voice has been used in narrations and songs in all the works I was involved … more

    My professional experience mainly related to media and show business. I have acted in almost 40 shows, 2 films, and hosted 4 television programs. My voice has been used in narrations and songs in all the works I was involved in. I have also produced/wrote several minor works like video clips and infomercials. Professional freelance writing started in 2006/2007, where I have since wrote scripts and concepts for various episodes/programs for film productions. Other experiences include managing family business, and delve into the world of entrepreneurship. I have a new company that provides services in printing solutions and special-event management. I have strong passion is writing, anything to do with writing which expands my imagination, pushing my own limits, reading or looking at new things, typing words and challenge my intelligence. My opinions are free and unbias and I’m constantly searching for new ways to express myself. The works that I’m looking for in oDesk are mostly creative or technical writing (article, script & concept), transcription, translation, voice narration and proofreading. I’m also looking for a game developer companies to participate in gaming concepts, and book publishing companies to take part in the process of creating a book. My Quality Policy is; 1. To only apply to job posts that I can undertake with confidence. 2. Guarantee of accuracy in details and assurance of quality in content. 3. Deliver the works within the reasonable deadlines. 4. Constantly communicating and verifying all details of the works. 5. Put effort in researching what I do. 6. Flexibility to work independently or within a group of people.  less

    scripting creative-writing business-intelligence proofreading voice-talent technical-writing technical-documentation business-analysis project-management 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 4146 HOURS
    • MALAYSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 17 TESTS
  • PMP Certified Project Manager

    APPLICATION / WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT Certified Project Management Professional (PMI - Project Management Institute) with seven years of experience managing proprietary business application and website development projects. Efficient at managing developers and QA professionals within the US and in India, gathering … more

    APPLICATION / WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT Certified Project Management Professional (PMI - Project Management Institute) with seven years of experience managing proprietary business application and website development projects. Efficient at managing developers and QA professionals within the US and in India, gathering and providing clear direction for delivering quality projects on-time and within budget. PROTOTYPING / DOCUMENTATION Defining functional requirements up front saves time, money, frustration, and headache in the development stage - especially in virtual teams. Without a clear road map, it's too easy for costly misunderstandings to cause developers to get lost chasing the wrong "rabbit holes". Keep all your Alices on the path to wonderland with clear requirements documentation and interactive prototypes. I'll work with you to get every detail of your site or application pinned down exactly the way you want it. The rest is easy as pie! * system requirements * functional requirements * interactive prototypes * START-UP SERVICES Need help defining your vision? Whether you have a well-formulated plan and just need some fine-tuning, or you have a spark of an idea and don't know where to start, I can help you corral your thoughts into a well-defined, workable plan of action. * product/service development * pricing plans * market plans * TRAINING MATERIALS and USER GUIDES Expertly constructed training materials mean your users can start using your product or service right away - with minimal support needed from you. Let me create the clear and concise materials that let your users hit the ground running. * training manuals * help files * getting started guides * user manuals * SALES & MARKETING MATERIALS Great sales and marketing materials don't just tell - they sell. And that happens best when both writing and design work hand in hand to elicit the response you want. * brochures * posters * sales sheets * product descriptions * PROOFREADING & EDITING Whether you need a quick polish, a heavy edit, or a complete re-write, I'll help you make your writing perfectly professional - without losing your unique tone. * business communications * manuscripts * anything with words! *  less

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    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 3028 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 12 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
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  • Researcher, Academic/technical writer, Data and Information Scientist

    As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval … more

    As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, database management systems using MySQL and Oracle, native XML databases using XML, DOM and SAX, web development techniques using (X)HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL, deploying web services and service oriented architectures, and tuning Apache web server for performance, security and caching. My core competency lies in academic research, data and information science, as well as writing, proofreading and editing of research papers and thesis of all academic levels. I am seeking opportunities to offer my rich professional and academic experience for the strategic growth and developmental needs of your business. My core research interests and strengths are as follows: - Focused information retrieval - Evaluation of focused and content-oriented XML retrieval - Entity retrieval and knowledge discovery - Data mining and big data analytics - Business intelligence and predictive analytics - Time-series data forecasting - Recommendation algorithms for social/news networking sites - Native XML databases, NoSQL and relational database systems - Web servers and web technologies - Web database applications and Internet programming - Web and enterprise security  less

    data-science data-analysis website-analytics internet-research xml-web-services nosql project-management research-papers scientific-writing technical-writing technical-editing proofreading 00 more less
    • $66.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1351 HOURS
    • MACEDONIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Skilled Data Entry Professional/Web Researcher

    To work in a reputed organization, which appreciates professional approach, hard work and diligence, where I can utilize my knowledge, various skills & experience and develop my career and excel in related field. My competency lies more on data entry, web … more

    To work in a reputed organization, which appreciates professional approach, hard work and diligence, where I can utilize my knowledge, various skills & experience and develop my career and excel in related field. My competency lies more on data entry, web research, skip tracing, web scraping, lead generation, real estate virtual assistant and using CRM such as Highrise. I am task oriented and can work with minimal supervision. Had an ability to pay close attention to details and a work style that is extremely detailed oriented. I am hardworking and honest.  less

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    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 2977 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • QA testing, administrative support, proofreading, translation

    As a Graduate philologist of General Linguistics, over the last 4 years I have worked as a proofreader and translator. I also have experience in administrative jobs, especially in data entry and typing jobs. QA testing is one more field … more

    As a Graduate philologist of General Linguistics, over the last 4 years I have worked as a proofreader and translator. I also have experience in administrative jobs, especially in data entry and typing jobs. QA testing is one more field which I consider to be very interesting, and would like to work in. I have a certain experience as a tester, and would like to improve more in this direction. I finished Training for e-business (advanced MS Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project; marketing and sales on the Internet; web design – Dreamweaver, html, css), so I also have some experience in those fields.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 1330 HOURS
    • SERBIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 12 TESTS
  • Database & Sys Admin, ICT Project Manager, Technical Writer

    Dickson Kimani is an accomplished, multi-faceted ICT professional. First off, he is a project manager who has overseen several software development initiatives, both for new applications as well as enhancements to existing systems. He is an ardent proponent of the … more

    Dickson Kimani is an accomplished, multi-faceted ICT professional. First off, he is a project manager who has overseen several software development initiatives, both for new applications as well as enhancements to existing systems. He is an ardent proponent of the Agile methodology, specifically Scrum. He has managed teams ranging in size from 2 to 15 people. He has also been a Systems and Database administrator since 2003, and a senior systems admin since 2009. Experienced in Oracle 10g/ 11g and SQL Server 2005/ 2008/ 2012 database administration, Windows Server and Linux server admin, email administration on Exchange 2007/ 2010, and SAN administration on NetApp. He has managed a team of 7 providing mission-critical IT services to a busy financial-services organization. This includes Oracle & SQL Server database administration, Windows & Linux server admin, and LAN & WAN setp and maintenance. And he has set up a Disaster Recovery plan for the same organization. He is certified as both an Oracle and Microsoft DBA, in addition to ITIL certificaion for ICT service and project management. Finally, he is an excellent technical writer. He has authored several articles and whitepapers on ICT, especially in the areas of database & systems administration and cloud computing. He also uses his tech-writing and communication skills to better communicate with his clients as a project manager and systems administrator.  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1304 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Swiss Army Knife: Resourceful & Intelligent w/ Multi-faceted Skillset

    Personality: visionary, creative, analytical, collaborative, intuitive, compassionate, variety-seeking, resourceful, curious Looking for: positions as a "smart person on call" ... relevant titles may include: Project (or Program) Manager, Creative Director, Business Analyst, Strategy Analyst, etc. ~ Hi there & thanks so much for … more

    Personality: visionary, creative, analytical, collaborative, intuitive, compassionate, variety-seeking, resourceful, curious Looking for: positions as a "smart person on call" ... relevant titles may include: Project (or Program) Manager, Creative Director, Business Analyst, Strategy Analyst, etc. ~ Hi there & thanks so much for reviewing my profile! If you are looking for someone to provide fantastic ideas on your projects, take care of all those tiny details needing to handled, and generally be your "smart person on call" -- then you've really hit the jackpot here! Before I jump into the details about me, as well as explain what a swiss army knife has to do with employability, I'd like to get a few things settled, so that I don't waste your time ... I have a few strong opinions about where I work. The company that I work for, ideally: * is focused on helping people (clients, general public, other businesses, etc.). * employs fantastic and talented people who are super-passionate about what they do. * highly values great design and has some relation to it in everyday work (whether it's actual design of websites/apps/logos/etc.; creating awesomely designed reports, materials, or products/services for clients; or just having really nice branding and letterhead and website.) * doesn't rely solely on Microsoft technology -- I can use Windows and I have it available, but I don't like it. (And their other services & products aren't top-of-class, either.) * doesn't do spammy ad-posting or mass cold-calling, period. I don't care if I'm not doing it, I prefer to work at a company with great, honest marketing practices and warm/hot lead usage. OK, if you made it through all of that with no complaints, then we're looking good! So, what do I mean by "swiss army knife"? This basically means being a versatile and adaptable employee -- one who can do a lot of things fairly well and learn new things and skills easily (by repurposing general capabilities and knowledge to acclimate to new tasks). For example, I can: * teach myself new software very easily (because I have over 20 years of computer experience and have seen and used thousands of programs, software, and services) * adjust and create new HTML and CSS code, as well as source and tailor solutions in other technologies, like Javascript or jQuery (because anything I don't already know, I can quickly teach myself, at least enough to complete the task at hand) * advise and tailor the plans/deliverables/processes for marketing, branding, image/identity, and user/consumer engagement (because I've seen enough of all of these to know what's awesome, decent, and ill-advised) * research, compare, and propose new services to use, be it software, web services, or tangible products (because I'm highly selective, can imagine how services might be used, and like pitting things against each other -- "Which options can give me all the best features, the best design, and not have any of the deal-breaker issues or limitations?") In short: I would be a great employee to have on hand in a wide variety of situations. I'm at my best when I am included in as many steps of the business process as possible, where I can add ideas, put a stop to anything ill-advised, and generally help tailor everything into the best possible outcome. Please note that the skills and qualities listed above is by no means even close to comprehensive. Listing all of my skills, the tools I have experience with, etc. would go on nearly forever...so if you have a specific (or general) question in mind, please feel perfectly free to ask. I can't wait to hear about your company and job opening! Thanks again! Carolyn P.S., For the more personable among you who like to get to know others, here are some random things I like (some work-related, some just for fun!): * usability, good design, creative ideas * people-focused theories (such as graphic design theories with a psychological bent) * leveraging technology and organizational tactics to make: documents and info easier to find, ideas flow better, and communication more immediate * the latest, greatest Apple toys * new and innovative technology (software, computers, gadgets, tools) * productivity, positive psychology, and self-improvement; the more profound the ideas, the better! * ergonomics, holistic medicine and nutrition, veganism, yoga/meditation/mindfulness, tea  less

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    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 1966 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 18 TESTS
  • Freelance Data Entry/Typist/Virtual Assistant/Researcher

    I am here to provide affordable and high quality service to clients, and exceed their expectations. I seek long term opportunities that would make good use of the skills and learnings I've gained through my many years of experience … more

    I am here to provide affordable and high quality service to clients, and exceed their expectations. I seek long term opportunities that would make good use of the skills and learnings I've gained through my many years of experience of being a bookkeeper, an Administrative Assistant, an Assistant Manager, a Data Encoder and a Graphic Artist. I am very familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. I am also proficient in equation editor of MS Office. I listen to instructions well and execute it effectively. A good team player, work fast but efficiently. I'd like to get everything on time with perfection.  less

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    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 5480 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Ms.

    Professionally proficient trained and experienced in wordpress, web site design and development, and mobile applications development. An amazingly skilled graphics designer, with over 5 years experience. Skilled in photo editing and manipulation, logos, banners, brand identity designs, illustration, cartoons, posters … more

    Professionally proficient trained and experienced in wordpress, web site design and development, and mobile applications development. An amazingly skilled graphics designer, with over 5 years experience. Skilled in photo editing and manipulation, logos, banners, brand identity designs, illustration, cartoons, posters, flyers, books and a host of other graphics designs elements, for client all over the world. I know computer troubleshooting and server side technology. Also I am an effective office administrator, customer service representative marketing and advertising personnel. With excellent oral and written communications are skills. I know and understand software and systems used in the development of technology being trained in the use of WordPress, CSS2-3, HTML5, JavaSript,Komodo Edit 7, Adobe Master Collection (CS4, CS5.5), Adobe Acrobat X Pro, Adobe LiveCycle ES2, JCreator, Netbeans, Action Script 3.0, Action Script 2.0, Netscape Composer, FrontPage, Microsoft Office (2003 - 2010), Coral Draw, Camtasia Studio 5, FileZilla Client, Sencha Animator, WampServer, TeamViewer 7 and much more. Key Professional Skills: • Programming Skills: HTML4 & HTML5, CSS, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT • (jQuery, Xml, Svg) • GRAPHICS DESIGN: And Photo Editing & Manipulation • Logos, Banner, Brand Identity, Illustrations, Cartoons. Etc. • Web Servers: Apache Http Server/Web Developer Server Suite WampServer • DBMS used: MySql (MySql/PHP) WordPress and PHP/Myadmin • Analysis/Design Methodologies: UML, OOAD, OOP, DOM, Unified Modeling Process • Adobe Photoshop , Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, WordPress  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1691 HOURS
    • JAMAICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 21 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 17 TESTS
  • Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my … more

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my living area in the Philippines. 30 Jahre Erfahrung wurde gesammelt bei Arbeit in verschiedenen Positionen. Derzeit übersetze ich für das Kreisgericht im Bezirk meines Wohnsitzes in den Philippinen. I am actually natively speaking BOTH languages since I grew up in Austria, as part of a multilingual family. Translation between both languages comes to me as natural as humanly possible. Eigentlich spreche ich Englisch und Deutsch als Muttersprache da ich einerseits in Österreich aber andererseits in einer mehr-sprachigen Familie aufgewachsen bin. Commercial English and German translation specialist, having studied at the Vienna-Austria Humboldt languages and linguistic institute. Geschäftliches oder Kommerzielles Englisch und Deutsch habe ich zusätzlich am Humboldt Institut für Sprachwissenschaft in Wien, Österreich studiert. Technical English and German was acquired due to my Bachelor in Technical Informatik and my Masters in Technical Informatik, both at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. Technisches Englisch und Deutsch habe ich mir während meines Studiums für Informatik und Masters in Informatik, beide an der Universität für Technologie in Wien, angeeignet. Database Administrator, Research and Data Entry. Ich bin auch als Datenbank Administrator und in den Richtungen Forschung und Daten Operation tätig. With my best regards, Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2028 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
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