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Professional Editors

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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.

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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, 1,031 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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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: March 1, 2015

  • Editor, Proofreader with Excellent English Skills

    "Fantastic work and great communication." A native English speaker with a University Degree and over 30 years experience editing, proofreading, teaching, tutoring ESL & TESL and Government employment. … more

    "Fantastic work and great communication." A native English speaker with a University Degree and over 30 years experience editing, proofreading, teaching, tutoring ESL & TESL and Government employment.  less

    english english-grammar english-spelling english-punctuation editing copy-editing computer-skills data-entry transcription microsoft-word 00 more less
    • $12.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 387 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Expert Wordsmith and Editor

    Since my early years, I have been interested in words and their significance to the ways in which we communicate. I am a native speaker of English, and recently received a Master's degree in English Literature. I have a … more

    Since my early years, I have been interested in words and their significance to the ways in which we communicate. I am a native speaker of English, and recently received a Master's degree in English Literature. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in English Literature and Fine Art, as well as a minor in History. For years, I have been doing freelance work with copyediting; proofreading; teaching and tutoring English grammar, usage, and literature; research; and grant writing.  less

    editing copy-editing proofreading ap-style-writing article-writing blog-writing copywriting creative-writing research-papers internet-research chicago-manual-of-style translation-english-polish translation-polish-english editorial-writing essay-writing literature-review 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Certified Photoshop professional - 14 years exp. in Retouching/Editing

    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 … more

    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.  less

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    • $7.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6112 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 16 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Expert Writer, Editor and Translator

    Hello, Future Client! Are you looking for somebody with exceptional communication skills, both written and oral? A diligent, organized writer/editor/translator who will provide you with the perfect combination of words and sentences for your project? Are those 'words … more

    Hello, Future Client! Are you looking for somebody with exceptional communication skills, both written and oral? A diligent, organized writer/editor/translator who will provide you with the perfect combination of words and sentences for your project? Are those 'words and sentences' in English, Spanish, or Russian? Perhaps you need someone to review your writing project, give it that all-important critical eye and provide invaluable editing and polish? If the answer is "yes," you have found your perfect contractor. I am a 33-year-old New Yorker of Soviet extraction. I hold one university degree and one college degree, as well as a teaching certificate. I have lived, worked in, and written about half a dozen countries. I am a writer, translator, linguist, polyglot. In addition to editing numerous projects, I have written essays, articles, fiction, and poetry in English and Spanish. I have translated a Young Adult novel from Russian to English, as well as technical documents, financial agreements, and legal contracts from Spanish to English. I am certain that I will be an asset to your project. Please peruse my profile, check out some of my work, and do not hesitate to contact me if there is anything else I could send for your consideration. For ease of reading, I've included only my latest position in the "Employment History" section. Others can be found in "Other Experiences." I look forward to our interview. Sincerely, Roman Finkel  less

    editing translation-spanish-english translation-russian-english essay-writing proofreading travel-writing journalism-writing humor-writing translation-english-spanish english-tutoring 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Digital Production: Editor / Videographer / Photographer / Designer

    Over 10 years ago I started a small in-house production company (Screech Productions) specifically dealing with Editing, Filming, Photography and Design. Having dealt with a variety of projects both small and large, jobs have ranged from: small fix-up / re-touching jobs … more

    Over 10 years ago I started a small in-house production company (Screech Productions) specifically dealing with Editing, Filming, Photography and Design. Having dealt with a variety of projects both small and large, jobs have ranged from: small fix-up / re-touching jobs to productions such as Corporate, Music Video's (Screaming Jets), Weddings, Commercials (Harris Farm Markets), TV shows (Channel 9), and Feature films. My passion is editing and allowing the creativity to flow. I have the skill and an eye that is second to none for Videography, Photography and Design. I thrive on challenges encountered during the production process' and get real enjoyment out of turning around jobs that are of a professional and commercial standard. I pride myself on having long standing relationships with clients / customers. The job is not done until the client is 110% happy. Rates and prices vary from job to job, for new customers I am always happy to negotiate as I am confident in my skills / services and enjoy returning business and relationships. It is what makes the company successful and grow. The company is self owned and operated, however we have numerous freelancers at our desposal depending on the production and task at hand. We own all our equipment including mutiple HD video and still camera's, editing suites, lighting, sound, stedi-cams, etc etc. No job is too big or too small. Referrals / Resume / Portfolio are available on request. Feel free to visit: www.screech.com.au Please feel free to contact me anytime for questions, quotes or advice.  less

    editing adobe-creative-suite final-cut-pro video-production photography photo-editing video-conversion desktop-publishing graphic-design film-production 00 more less
    • $49.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Experienced copywriter, content creator and proofreader

    Hi there, my name is Chris. I am an experienced copywriter, with wide-ranging experience of creating digital and physical copy for B2B, and B2C audiences across a variety of mediums; such as websites, press releases and mail-shots. I have 5 … more

    Hi there, my name is Chris. I am an experienced copywriter, with wide-ranging experience of creating digital and physical copy for B2B, and B2C audiences across a variety of mediums; such as websites, press releases and mail-shots. I have 5 years' experience of copywriting and content creation, and graduated from university with a 2:1 in English Literature. I am currently employed as a copywriter for a digital marketing agency. I would consider myself an extremely motivated, passionate and hard-working individual with extensive experience of researching, writing and editing well-researched, tailored copy to strict deadlines. Personal Skills - Native, fluent English speaker and writer, with exceptional command of the language. -Proofreading and copy-editing experience. - Research skills. - SEO competent. - Computer literate. Proven experience of using the Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OSX and Microsoft operating systems. Understanding of HTML. - Exceptional written communication skills. - Proven experience of producing impeccable copy for businesses and individuals to strict deadlines.  less

    copywriting copy-editing creative-writing editing blog-writing blog-commenting content-writing adobe-creative-suite 00 more less
    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Copywriter, Copyeditor,and Owner of Muse on Blast

    I am a freelance copywriter who operates Muse on Blast (http://amuseonblast.com), a company that specializes in copywriting, ghostwriting, editing, and marketing services. I am looking for writing opportunities that will allow me to use my creative style and … more

    I am a freelance copywriter who operates Muse on Blast (http://amuseonblast.com), a company that specializes in copywriting, ghostwriting, editing, and marketing services. I am looking for writing opportunities that will allow me to use my creative style and uniquely tell the story behind a brand, company, or publication. If you are looking for someone who can use metaphors, storytelling, and other unlikely things to present a concept, then I am the writer for you. Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Avid Media Composer,Adobe After Effects/Premiere Pro, video editing, & scriptwriting for digital video advertising. I have a M.S.and a B.S. in English Education from FSU and several years of experience in education in which I have used my writing skills for different projects. I blog and publish creative and freelance writing under my pen name, Alexandra Caselle. I specialize in showcasing writers & artists through author interviews, book reviews,book cover reveals, and other types of copy. I am also skilled in writing press releases, brochures, annual reports, white papers, case studies, and tag lines for various fields. My work under this name can be seen at the following sites: Rhet Effects http://rheteffects.wordpress.com & Womanlution http://womanlution.wordpress.com. I also feature minority businesswomen and local nonprofits by telling the story behind their brands on my blog, A Business Blooms in Jacksonville, http://abusinessbloomsinjax.wordpress.com. My specialties and most requested services are web content writing, blogging/article writing, press releases, and editing. I only ghostwrite blogs. I'm also interested in editing, copyediting, and proofreading projects.  less

    blog-writing copywriting social-media-marketing creative-writing microsoft-word proofreading copy-editing content-writing editing adobe-photoshop 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 28 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Amazing writer and story teller.

    I'm a fully bilingual educator and psychotherapist. I have written and published two books in English, two in Spanish,and hundreds of articles, devotionals and blogs in both languages. I started out as a Science teacher and taught Chemistry … more

    I'm a fully bilingual educator and psychotherapist. I have written and published two books in English, two in Spanish,and hundreds of articles, devotionals and blogs in both languages. I started out as a Science teacher and taught Chemistry in English for a number of years before making a major shift over to English Grammar, Writing, and World Literature. I currently own and operate a prestigious bilingual Christian school and I also have a thriving psychology practice.  less

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    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 7 HOURS
    • PANAMA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Professional Freelance Writer and Editor

    I'm an award-winning writer with a bachelor of fine arts degree from Penn State University and work experience in copy writing, manuscript editing, and project management. I'm hoping to build on my writing and editing experiences and lend … more

    I'm an award-winning writer with a bachelor of fine arts degree from Penn State University and work experience in copy writing, manuscript editing, and project management. I'm hoping to build on my writing and editing experiences and lend my skills to those who need them. I'm passionate about aiding in the production of clean, clear and creative documents, ranging from commercial video scripts to fiction and non-fiction manuscripts. If you have an idea you want to polish and share, I can help you.  less

    editing copywriting research-papers content-writing article-writing creative-writing data-entry video-editing scripting project-management 00 more less
    • $18.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2269 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Voice Talent, Editor/Proofreader

    I have been narrating eLearning modules and informational videos since 2007. I have professional equipment and my home office is also my studio. Examples of my work for oDesk clients: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GZc2OUf6Tw https://www.youtube … more

    I have been narrating eLearning modules and informational videos since 2007. I have professional equipment and my home office is also my studio. Examples of my work for oDesk clients: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GZc2OUf6Tw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5ALDGEwq24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh_y9QEqOUs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GA-lGQzoMo I am also happy to help with script writing and editing. I am the lead vocalist and bass player in a blues and rock band, and I have also worked several years as a professional disc jockey - I know how to use my voice to communicate emotion and entertain people.  less

    voice-talent voice-over english-proofreading editing public-speaking audio-editing audio-mastering audio-production 00 more less
    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 9 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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