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Pablo Siredey

Pablo Siredey

Master of Arts in English-Spanish Translation

Chile - Last active: 05/28/2014 - Tests: 4

My name is Pablo Siredey and I'm Master in English-Spanish Translation from Chile. I've been working for 2 years in Icanlocalize translating different kinds of apps, games and website content. I've also got experience in Technical areas (Automotive, Telecommunications, Machinery), Medicine (Pharmaceuticals), Health, Tourism, Education and Law. I am very accurate and careful in managing projects and I am always available for clients to make and answer questions. I like my job and I am glad to be of service in making global communications easier.

$33.33 /hr
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Shirley Rivers

Shirley Rivers

Experienced Writer, Editor, Proofreader

United States - Last active: 11/10/2013 - Tests: 20

I am an experienced, meticulous freelance writer, copyeditor and proofreader with more than 40 years experience writing and editing business, academic, literary, and technical documents. I hold bachelor's degrees in both English and Business Administration, and have worked on many different writing and editing projects, from requests for bids and proposals for multi-million dollar construction projects, to physics study guides, to emergency response plans and procedures for a major international airport, and everything in between. I am also a freelance fiction and nonfiction writer. I specialize in writing historical, mystery, and romantic suspense novels and short stories, magazine articles and web content about microfarming, organic gardening, and small business management. Additionally, I provide writing, rewriting, editing, proofreading, and indexing services to individual authors and independent publishers wishing to write and/or publish their own books. I am experienced using Microsoft Office applications, transcribe audio files at 70 words per minute, and type 90 correct words per minute. I am committed to delivering exceptional quality to my clients every time, on time, and within budget.

$16.67 /hr
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Keith Liles

Keith Liles

Freelance Writer & Editor

United States - Last active: 07/28/2014 - Tests: 2

For the past two years, I have worked as a content writer and editor for the online journal KillerStartups.com. Though unfamiliar with technology startups and Internet entrepreneurs beforehand, I have published over 500 original articles concerning technology and online businesses. In addition to researching and writing a minimum of five original articles per week, my responsibilities at KillerStartups have included preparing each piece for electronic publication according to the company’s WordPress specifications. I have conducted and transcribed interviews, collected and edited images, and I have been in charge of editing guest materials and then preparing those for publication as well. As a full-time freelance writer and editor, I am accustomed to handling multiple projects simultaneously and to maintaining professional correspondences with management and clients, while carrying out tasks independently in timely fashion. I am confident that I bring both a dynamic voice and the highest work standards to any project. My rates and availability are negotiable. My preference is to contract my services with organizations or individuals able to provide steady work.

$22.22 /hr
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Darrin B.

Darrin B.

Composer - Arranger

United States - Last active: 06/11/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Professional quality music for personal or community events, independent film scores, educational projects, independent organizations and musical ensembles. Original music and custom arrangements covering a wide range of genres. A traditional music school education spanning orchestral, wind ensembles, jazz, percussion, with additional experience in Caribbean (Steel Band) and Latin Jazz/Salsa. Seeking opportunities to expand into writing in new areas of media and music, such as online media and film scoring. Also experienced in voice work via radio announcing and production. Fluent in Sibelius music notation software. All music production is done electronically (no hard copies unless requested). Scores can be synchronized to film. All styles and genres. 2012-Finalist in Down to the Wire Film Race (Tallgrass Film Festival), Wichita, KS. Musical score for short film entitled "Zugzwang".

$44.44 /hr
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Daphne F.

Daphne F.

historian, expert writer, researcher, interviewer,...

United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7

I am a talented and detail-oriented writer and researcher with a B.A. and M.A. in history. I am currently working on a Ph.D. in the same field. I have a colorful background ranging from arts management to political communications to advanced historical research, and thrive on finding new and unusual projects. My educational and work experiences have prepared me especially well for a wide range of writing projects. From social media management to dissertation-length projects, my writing styles and skills are highly versatile. I am particularly skilled in the following areas: Editing, Research Analysis, Summary, Literature Review, Transcription, Conversational Writing, Formal Writing, Scholarly Writing, Blogging, Short Articles, Website Text, Social Media

$20.00 /hr
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Grace McCarroll

Grace McCarroll

Translator, French to English, Spanish to English

United Kingdom - Last active: 01/24/2014

I have been a professional translator for just over three years, having previously worked as an in-house translator with SDL before deciding to move into freelance translating. In 2007, I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Spanish from the University of Stirling. After graduation, I took some time out to work and travel in Colombia before returning to my native Belfast to work towards a Masters in Translation at Queen’s University, and graduated with a commendation in 2010. I have excellent grammar skills and have travelled extensively in Colombia, Spain and France, which has given me an in-depth knowledge of each country's language and culture.

$27.78 /hr
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Anne Arnott

Anne Arnott

Executive Assistant

United Kingdom - Last active: 06/08/2014 - Tests: 1

A skilled Executive Assistant with 25+ years experience working at Board and Director level in the following industries: passenger transport, market research, law, accountancy, construction, IT and housing. In addition, over 10 years experience working in the not for profit sector. Strengths: Meetings management including preparing agenda and writing papers for Board circulation. Taking and transcribing minutes. HR administration, from initial advertisement through to appointment. Introducing systems and processes to assist busy Chief Executives and Directors. Previous experience working as a Virtual PA

$44.44 /hr
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R W Matthews

R W Matthews

Top-Quality Translations and other Language-Based...

Germany - Last active: 09/27/2014 - Tests: 4

An American English and German bilingual native speaker born and raised in the USA and living in Germany since 2007, I studied English and German linguistics and literature. I am fluent in both English and German and have been working as a freelance language services provider for over four years. I offer top-quality translations and other language-based services at competitive rates. Always excellent. Always swift. Always to your satisfaction.

$22.22 /hr
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Caroline Contillo

Caroline Contillo

Transcriptionist / Web Content Creator / Photo Edi...

United States - Last active: 06/21/2014 - Tests: 2

I am an accurate and quick transcriptionist with a firm grasp of the English language, seeking part-time transcription work on a freelance basis. I have worked with many accents and regional dialects in my experience transcribing audio and video files. If any terms are unfamiliar, I am skilled in performing thorough research in order to provide a complete transcript. In addition to a speedy TAT, I also copyedit for grammatical and spelling accuracy. For the past ten years, I have worked in web content creation and digital asset management. Though my area of academic study was writing, I have worked in all aspects of the production process, from transcribing video and audio for web usage, to researching both captions and images for online slideshows. I am versatile in that I can create and edit both the textual and the visual aspects of online content, suited to the needs of the particular platform. I am an ideal candidate for jobs that require a comprehensive knowledge of the online production process.

$25.56 /hr
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Jere A.

Jere A.

Editor, Researcher, Attorney

United States - Last active: 07/11/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

I am a scholar and an attorney with a love of the written word. As a doctoral candidate, I have written scholarly articles, creative essays, grant proposals and web content. I've worked as a Writing Consultant, a proofreader and editor, and also transcribed films and indexed books. I enjoy using my skills of editing and writing to create inspiring content for clients. *I am familiar with MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian citation styles. *I'm especially interested in content relating to arts, culture, environmental issues, lifestyle and spirituality. *Prior to returning to graduate school, I worked as an attorney for twelve years in the areas of real estate, corporate, nonprofit and intellectual property law.

$66.66 /hr
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