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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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Kitty Lai

Kitty Lai

Native English Speaker, Proofreader, Creative Writ...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

SKILLS: - Native speaker of English, excellent English skills, both written and oral. - Documents will be changed with all necessary improvements, with careful attention to spelling, punctuation, grammar, sentence structure and context. - Communication with clients via email whenever needed. My passion for English has led me down the route of proofreading, writing and the academic study of English Literature. Throughout my entire academic career I have often proofread a number of professional applications and academic papers.These include university personal statements, professional business letters and master's degree level essays. Additionally,I have had previous experience as a volunteer teaching assistant, whereby I have taught children aged 11 to 15 basic mathematics. I also have daily practice of my proofreading skills through the language learning website Lang-8.com, whereby I edit user submissions and explain my corrections in a clear and concise manner to non native speakers of English.

$9.00 /hr
96 hours
5.00
Maria Brodine

Maria Brodine

Creative editor, researcher, writer, & consultant

United States - Last active: 7 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
499 hours
4.91
Rosalba Salvati

Rosalba Salvati

Expert Freelance Italian translator

Italy - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

Freelance professional with a Master's Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures and a post-graduation in legal English. My fields of specialization vary from web and software localization to Economics, Law, and Human Science in general. I'm computer and Internet savvy with an extensive knowledge of html code and SEO techniques. I translate from English and German to Italian (native speaker). Mine are not flat word for word translations but creative translations which involves adaptation of marketing, sales and advertising copy into the target language. Mobile apps localized: Earman ScaleMaster BandMaster PopArtist AudioPeople Rowmote Tango Remote My Artist Bump Friends Occasions Color My Wedding FaceGoo SwingReader Clean My Screen Talking Nicky World Traveler Abalinio iTrans Jungle Time AirPoker Poker Income Files StarHunt Easy Release Currency aTilt Passwords MaxJournal GPS Tracks Wordflick Videolicious Photo Finish Salon Bill Minder 3 Quick Reader Mega Reader Priorities ChapterMark iScoutBasketball CPZ Jungle Fractions AbaCruX Cams Ahoy ContactsPro McFind Mobile Health Library Contacts+ Likekids Tacts JungleCoins iPhone Ringtone Maker Cool Wallpapers Tip Tap Truth Emoji Keyboard Astro Feel Word Lens Snack Attack PocketLife Calendar Tap Ninja Battle Kick Flick Soccer Where is that Place? Game Kicksend (both iPhone and Android versions) Guess The Person? FreeCell Royale Snake + Tic Tac Glo SpeedUpTV Piano Chords and Scales CashTrails Arcade Bowling Mila (both iPhone and Android versions) BusChecker Metronome Video Safe Phase 10 Dice Skip-Bo Pimp up WhatsApp And many others... WordPress plugins localized: WPML WPtouch Pro

$27.78 /hr
1,044 hours
5.00
Jeffrey Bacon

Jeffrey Bacon

Published Professional Writer

United States - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

Do you want text that will attract and hold readers to your product? I write research-backed, original, effective texts while working shoulder-to-shoulder with clients. With more than 30 years of publishing experience under my belt, I'm now available on oDesk and Elance. I provide Copyscape-guaranteed content that connects my clients to their customers. My portfolio includes material varying from original scientific research through short, catchy social media posts, and my readership ranges from fishermen through investors, CEOs, scientists, and top-level administrators. Check out my portfolio for a few samples.

$44.00 /hr
144 hours
5.00
Lucie Aidart

Lucie Aidart

Experienced English-French translator, writer, blo...

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

Experienced French native translator and writer, I am looking to work with you on translation, writing, blogging and proofreading projects. I am bilingual French-English. I have been working in English for the past three years and I have lived in four different countries, as well as travelled around the world for the past year. I am now starting a career as a freelancer, in the hope of becoming a digital nomad. I am currently based in France. I am currently writing regularly for two travel websites, besides my own travel blog. In the past, I have worked for three years as a technical translator in a publishing company, where I was promoted in a year as Translation Coordinator. I translated university manuals from French to English and English to French in various fields (chemistry, physics, electronics, geography, maths, medicine...), all the while managing a team of 20 translators and their projects and reviewing the quality of their work. I have also worked in three different French publishing companies, working on book layouts, proofreading, copyediting, working on illustrations and equations, writing various documents and so on. Two of those companies were focusing on literature, while the last one was scientific. I am a prolific travel blogger and my blog has become one of the most influential French travel blogs. I can write blog articles and provide content (articles, interviews, series, photography, video) related to travel and tourism in French and English. I have two masters, one in publishing and one in political science. Please let me know how I can help you on your different projects and if you have any questions. I value communication and will be fully available by email and Skype for future projects. I work as a fulltime freelancer and can dedicate the time and attention needed to successfully bring about your various projects.

$25.00 /hr
26 hours
4.95
Tommie Sue Montgomery

Tommie Sue Montgomery

Experienced writer, editor, photographer.

Canada - Last active: 11 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
Sabine C.

Sabine C.

Expert for translations, editing and ghostwriting

United Kingdom - Last active: 12 hours ago

I am a German native speaker, but have been living in Kent/England for 25 years. I graduated from Bonn University in 1984 with an MA-equivalent (First State Exam) after studying English, French and German language and literature and teaching first-year-students during my final terms. I spent the 1978/9 winter term at Edinburgh University where I did a course about systemic grammar and the teaching of literature. I learned that the interpretation of poetry can be based on a matter-of-fact analysis of the structure and how it deviates from ordinary language. This made teaching poetry much easier and clearer, accessible even to sceptics who insisted that interpreting poetry was a matter of taste. After 18 months at the Wiesbaden Teacher Training College I got my teaching qualification (Second State Exam)and decided to teach abroad. With my experience in teaching A-level German I feel well equipped to tackle most translations from English to German or vice versa.

$33.00 /hr
35 hours
4.98
Barbara Nathan

Barbara Nathan

Quality is this talented writer's middle name!

United States - Last active: 12 hours ago

Are you looking for an exceptional writer who can command your attention with the first sentence? Look no further! My extensive professional writing and editing experience covers a host of subjects and genres: books, magazine and newsletter articles, blogs, poems and songs, test items, academic and technical reports, manuals, brochures, and press releases. I have written the text for two college-level psychology books and original material for many tests and two puzzle books. Drawing on my Master's degree in psychology and strong clinical and research background, I have also completed numerous writing, editing, and consulting projects. While my native language is English, I am also fluent in Spanish and experienced translating from one language to the other. Besides being very attentive to detail, I am able to meet tight deadlines without sacrificing quality. I pay meticulous attention not only to factual accuracy but also to impeccable spelling and grammar in all of my writing.

$25.00 /hr
21 hours
4.99
Lisa S.

Lisa S.

Copywriting, editing, proofreading

South Africa - Last active: 12 hours ago

I have over 20 years experience within the marketing and communications field, having worked for major corporates both in the UK and in South Africa. I am passionate about writing and am lucky to do what I love. I am a specialist in copywriting, proofreading and editing for offline and online (including blogs, email marketing, website updates) communications. My specific niche is parenting and kids content as well as entrepreneurship. I am reliable, work fast and accurately and have been described as creative, easy to work with and a brilliant writer. My marketing background allows me to consider each project from a strategic viewpoint. The companies I have worked for include British Sky Broadcasting, British Telecommunications, Ogilvy One Cape Town, Department of Environmental Affairs, SANParks and more. I deliver on time and on budget, have an eye for detail, am very customer centric, ensuring that the right communication goes to the right customer at the right time.

$27.00 /hr
2,509 hours
4.87
Sadeem Lodhi

Sadeem Lodhi

MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

Pakistan - Last active: 12 hours ago

I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

$34.00 /hr
18 hours
4.79