Professional Editors

Get Your Editing Project Started Today!

Post your professional editing job on oDesk and find editors and writers with excellent grammar skills and content editing experience to check the grammar and syntax of your work, propose new ideas to integrate into your original concept, and improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your content. They can also edit and proofread magazine articles; clean up books; check and improve school essays or academic papers; and edit training guides, student workbooks or online courses.

Editing is the process of organizing, correcting and modifying an author’s original idea in order to produce a consistent and complete work. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find content editors, copywriters and book editors to read through and correct your topic-specific web content or books, or post-editors and proofreaders who can review machine-translated text on your behalf.

Browse Editing job posts for project examples or post your job on oDesk for free!

Editing Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Editing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,047 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

1,047

Time to Complete oDesk Editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Editing project on oDesk.

Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

4.80
Last updated: April 1, 2015
Clear all filters
Adil Hussain

Adil Hussain

Certified Photoshop professional - 14 years exp. i...

India - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 16

My accuracy in image retouching, editing, color matching and color correction, skin smoothing, hair/fur masking, designing and visualizing with an eye for minute detail and the speed and accuracy in making hand made clipping paths has been highly appreciated . Worked on various projects like retouching/editing/color correction etc. of jewellery, goggles, watches, soaps, perfumes, deodorants, trendy wear, casuals and formals wear . Fashion portfolios, models skin touch up and corrections, photo restoration, colorization of black and white photographs, special effects, etc. Giving a wow ! effect to the design/image and complete satisfaction to my client has been my main objective.

$7.78 /hr
6,137 hours
5.00
Susanne S.

Susanne S.

Native Danish Translator, English Danish Language...

Canada - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4

** No. 1 English to Danish translator on oDesk** (as based on the oDesk test) I provide quality translation in the English-Danish language pair. When translating I seek to reflect the style of the original piece and tailor the writing to your audience. Your documents will be proof-read and spell-checked. A native Dane, I am university educated in Denmark and have worked overseas for the past 20 years. I have previously written for a public audience in Danish, and have also published in English. On a daily basis, the English language is my bread and butter. In addition to translation, I can offer my assistance with general editing, review of translations, and the re-writing of technical documents for a general audience. Finally, with a background in research, I am able to offer general assistance with academic writing. These services will be provided in English. English to Danish translator, English to Native Danish Translators, English to Danish, Danish Translation, Native Danish Translation, Danish Native Translation, Native Danish Translation, Danish to English translator, Danish to English Professional Translation, Oversættelse engelsk dansk

$25.56 /hr
111 hours
5.00
Tiffany Grace Reyes

Tiffany Grace Reyes Agency Contractor

Advertising, Marketing, Research, Copywriting and...

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 12

Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional with a long and successful experience in the communications and marketing industries. Highly skilled, with a typing speed of 55 words per minute, effective and with careful attention to detail, I can get tasks done well and on time at low cost. Accomplished AE for a promotions and advertising agency offering integrated projects in below-the-line, above-the-line, and through-the-line advertising. Adept in conceptualizing for and pitching existing and new accounts, discerning project requirements and communicating client needs to creative teams—even hands-on in execution when necessary. Managed work flow of various projects and at the same time ensured deliverables are completed on time, on budget and on strategy. Training and experience in transcription, in sports, news, features, editorial, copy writing and proofreading. Experienced in communicating with different types of people as a technical support agent and is skilled in using communication to achieve professional, management and corporate goals. Currently co-owns and operates a mid-sized business. Handles sales, product development, marketing and brand alignment. Created branding and marketing strategies. Created logo, slogan and engineered menu. Developed systems from the store’s conception down to the actual operations.

Associated with: AdVentige
$11.67 /hr
2,132 hours
4.91
Ryan Z.

Ryan Z.

Online Marketing / Content Strategy / Editing

United States - Last active: 12/08/2014 - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

I am an excellent writer and editor with significant and varied experience. Since joining oDesk, I have successfully worked on a wide range of projects, including: Managing Content for an Online Marketing Firm Writing and Editing Press Releases Editing Website Content (Business, Cars, Health, Home Improvement, Legal, Medical, Pets) Editing Creative Content (eBooks, Film Treatments, Book Synopses) *** Top 10 Percentile: Academic Writing; Basic English Skills; Content Writing; Creative Writing; Email Etiquette; English Punctuation and Mechanics; English Vocabulary; Online Article Writing and Blogging; Word Usage *** Additional skills: Social Media, Wordpress, Squarespace, SEO, Apple Pages, Apple Keynote, Powerpoint Foreign Language skills: Intermediate Spanish ability.

$35.00 /hr
1,559 hours
5.00
Kate K.

Kate K.

Writing, Editing, Voice, PR, Social Media

United States - Last active: 03/05/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

I love helping clients establish, increase and improve their online presence. I am good at writing, editing, blog set-up & maintenance, video marketing, voiceover work, article & PR marketing, keyword research, Social Media Marketing, Internet marketing for small businesses, photo editing, and some design. All of the skills combined, you can sum it all up in one - Online Marketing. Let me know if I can help.

$72.22 /hr
274 hours
4.98
Mona Lisa Safai

Mona Lisa Safai

Ghostwriting, Article Writing, Social Media, Editi...

United States - Last active: 09/13/2011 - Tests: 3

Over the last 5 years, I have consulted on various writing assignment in the government, corporate, and nonprofit sector. I developed resolutions, legal documents, copy, press releases, official letters, brochures, newsletters, SEO articles, and blogs.I am the Chief Editor and Creative Consultant of two green start-up companies and maintain web content, presence, and exposure for clients on the website. My core competency lies in completing writing projects from beginning to end. I am seeking challenging article writing assignments, graphic design and social media opportunities to further individuals and businesses in their endeavors.

$44.44 /hr
58 hours
5.00
Samuel Fielding

Samuel Fielding

UK Doctorate-level Proofreading, Editing, Writing...

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 7

I have 10 years of experience in proofreading, editing, reviewing, and writing scientific, economic and technical reports and popular science articles. Furthermore, I have frequently communicated scientific and economic concepts and issues to the public via newspaper articles, guides, manuals, and presentations. I am also highly skilled in data mining and analysis, laboratory techniques, MS Windows and Linux OS environments, and have a sound understanding of several languages (French, German, Spanish, Latin). I frequently use a suite of statistical, graphing, GIS, bioinformatics, financial trading and publishing software.

$50.00 /hr
130 hours
4.52
Michele W.

Michele W.

Marketing, Strategy, and Editing Specialist

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

Multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective campaigns. Seasoned in developing marketing strategies, analyses, event planning, public relations, and editing. Proven track record of resource optimization, leadership skills, and exceeding corporate expectations.

$40.00 /hr
78 hours
5.00
Ashley Kraemer

Ashley Kraemer

Writing/Editing/Proofreading/Photography

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2

I have been a freelancer full-time now for a couple of months, and I have to say, I should have done it sooner! I love the work I do in writing, copy-writing, editing, and proofreading. Every day that goes by, I learn something new, and I can add it to my knowledge. I never stop learning, and I apply that to the work I do everyday.

$7.78 /hr
331 hours
4.85