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Chris Dabbs

Chris Dabbs

Voiceover Artist - Male British, UK English

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

Hi there I'd love to help you with this project! Here's a little detail about me... I have many happy clients from over 22 countries around the world. My clients include FedEx, Accenture, AstraZenica, GE, Google, Organix, Microsoft, Adobe, Mattel, Kimberly Clark, Pfizer, Onyx Pharma, Siemens, CA, Towers Watson, FujiFilm, JVC, BBC, NBC Universal, Rio Tinto, Jack & Jones, New Era, PUB Singapore and many other small and corporate sized companies. I am a full time Voiceover Artist and I have a neutral English British Accent RP (Modern BBC) and Web Explainer videos are my speciality! I record in my own Professional Studio so my recordings are crystal clear and free of hiss, clicks, bangs, traffic rumbles and aircraft noise! Please get in touch if you have any questions - I'm happy to help! Chris Dabbs

$83.33 /hr
80 hours
5.00
Bernard L.

Bernard L.

Word | Excel | PPT | Publisher | Ebook | Forms | T...

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

My earnest desire is to deliver high-quality output required by clients through rendering efficient administrative support tasks such as word processing, data entry, form conversion, reports and article writing. I have more than 15 years of work experience wherein I practically gained proficiency in using Microsoft/ Web/ Online applications. Several training and seminars gave me the opportunity to learn and use other software like Adobe Photoshop (CS3), ArcGIS (ArcMap 9.3 Version) Database (CBMS-NRDB). oDesk is now helping me in enhancing my expertise.

$25.00 /hr
714 hours
4.94
Elena V.

Elena V.

English/Russian/Turkish translator; Transcription;...

Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

/LANGUAGE SERVICES - more than just a translation - ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, TURKISH/ I've graduated from two high schools, in Russia and in the US (as a FLEX grantee), both with the highest GPA's, as well as my BA in Economics. I have 5 years of experience as a translator, including simultaneous interpretation (Rus-Eng, Eng-Rus). I live abroad, had been a TEFL teacher for over 2 years (now studying archaeology) and English is my primary language. Accurate, authentic translations guaranteed! My field of expertise: - MARKETING materials: ads, brochures, slogans, articles; - TECHNICAL descriptions: user manuals, product presentations, quality control; - BUSINESS documents: correspondence, service contracts, customs documents; - EDUCATIONAL materials: children's book 'Finance for Kidz', simultaneous interpretation at seminars and workshops; - SCRIPTS: Russian animated movie 'Masyanya', documentary movie presentation. - Simultaneous interpretation. Turkish translation is being done by my team member, a native Turkish speaker educated and living in the US (BA in Cinema).

Groups: oTranslators
$20.00 /hr
6,018 hours
4.99
Rally Vargas

Rally Vargas

Multimedia Specialist

Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 16

I am an experienced broadcaster and an audio-video producer/editor for 12 years. I provide professional and quality voice over for radio and tv commercials, radio imaging and station IDs, presentations, eLearnings, screencast and podcast. I also provide excellent videos using a professional software for production and editing, web design and development and professional book editing. From being a Radio DJ, Program Director, Production Specialist and an Operations Manager, I enhanced my skills in;1) Creative Writing, 2) Accurate Transcribing / Transcription of medical and health services, real estate, general science, engineering, banking and finance, school projects/thesis and other general information topics, 3) Precise Translation of English to Filipino (Tagalog) / Ilonggo (Hiligaynon) and vice versa, 4) Hosting and 5) People Management which made me as a superb Multimedia Specialist.

$16.67 /hr
1,298 hours
4.89
Kayla Fotta

Kayla Fotta

Marketing Expert Fluent in English and Spanish

United States - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 2

I'm fluent in English and Spanish with English being my native language and Spanish my secondary. I have approximately five years of experience in face to face and written translation between the two languages. I'm also experienced in sales, recruiting, marketing, resume writing and updating, writing creative articles, WordPress, website creation and maintenance, advertising, creating business plans and presentations, and project management, all in both languages. I am a dedicated worker with a strong work ethic and I not only make sure I get a job done correctly but in a timely manner as well. I look forward to working with you in hopes to build a long term business relationship. My Resume is available in my portfolio.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Usama Waheed

Usama Waheed

Video/audio editor | Web tutorials | App demos | P...

Pakistan - Last active: 09/05/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 13

Hi there! I'm a film-maker and video editor who's been working with media for the last 7 years. My projects have included everything from marketing/sales videos, software and website demos/tutorials, app demo/review videos, slideshows, Powerpoint videos, subtitling, explainers, commercials, interviews, music videos, short films, and audio editing. You're welcome to browse through my portfolio to see some of the stuff I've done in the past. Can't find what you're looking for? Talk to me and I'll make a free sample for your video in particular. I'm a speed merchant. When I commit myself to your job, I will make sure I put in every spare hour I have to guarantee a fast turnaround time. I work with the following software: -Sony Vegas -Adobe Premiere Pro -Adobe Photoshop -CamStudio

$18.00 /hr
395 hours
4.90
Lisa K.

Lisa K.

Transcription, IT Support, Administrative Work

United States - Last active: 01/06/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will deliver very high quality work in a short period of time. You will not be disappointed in the value that you get when using me for all of your administrative needs.

$16.67 /hr
17 hours
5.00
Zlatan Klapic

Zlatan Klapic

Fast Typist\Data Entry Clerk\Researcher\Web Develo...

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 13

Hi! If you are looking for help in administrative support I am the right person for you! I'm 24, bachelor of IT. I have a lot of freelancing and real-life experience in administrative support/assistance. I also acquired some basic programming skills, making HTML/Flash/Wordpress/Joomla websites for clients and similar work. I have 2+ years of experience as a system/network administrator and support technician on Linux and Windows, and I acquired a lot of experience in troubleshooting, installing, configuring systems, and giving technical support for clients. I've done a lot of part-time jobs and projects in IT related field. I'm organized, reliable, and responsible guy who takes freelancing seriously! I'm looking forward to work with you! You can read more about me here: http://zlatan.com.ba "You are not your resume, you are your work." – Seth Godin

$20.00 /hr
1,000 hours
5.00
Thomas Steiger

Thomas Steiger

IT Expert, Translator and Writer

Switzerland - Last active: 06/05/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

Hello I am from Switzerland and my native language is German. I also speak and write fluent English. I was CEO of a small company that provides Telecommunication and Networking-Services to customers. In this time I was able to obtain a large knowledge in IT, socialmedia marketing, proofreading, writing and administrative work. I am very familiar with most CMS, hence I am able to administrate your Blog/Website/Facebook/Twitter/Linked-in/Ebay/Amazon Accounts. With my abilities to converse and write the German and English languages, I am able to translate English content into German, easily and reliably, or vice-versa. I am used to working independently. I am new here, and very keen on building a portfolio of work. I would appreciate any opportunities of work.

$20.00 /hr
23 hours
4.95
Zaida Machuca Inostroza

Zaida Machuca Inostroza

Professional Translator

Chile - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 4

I would offer my translation, proofreading and transcription services. I'm fluent in Spanish and French languages. I read and translate Portuguese into Spanish and French too.

$20.00 /hr
258 hours
5.00