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Professional Proofreaders & Copy Editors

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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Job Cost Overview

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

oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,764 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • European Spanish Translator and Proofreader

    I am a Freelance Translator from English, German and Hungarian into Spanish (Spain), and Basque, my native languages. I specialize in translating documents pertaining to Education, Linguistics, Environment, IT, Marketing, Literature and Travel. Moreover, as a University Lecturer I gained … more

    I am a Freelance Translator from English, German and Hungarian into Spanish (Spain), and Basque, my native languages. I specialize in translating documents pertaining to Education, Linguistics, Environment, IT, Marketing, Literature and Travel. Moreover, as a University Lecturer I gained valuable experience as a proofreader of academic and pedagogic publications. I also have experience as a translator, interpreter and proofreader with several non-government organisations. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Translation and Interpretation (Spanish, English, German) from the University of the Basque Country, Spain in 2006 and my Master’s Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the University of La Rioja, Spain in 2013. I have 10 years' experience as a translator, and during that time I was also a teacher of the Basque and Spanish Languages at the University of Szeged, and Eötvös Lorand University of Budapest, Hungary. In addition to my formal education, I have gained proficiency in my foreign languages whilst residing in Hungary for seven years, Germany for three years, and in the UK for one year. In each of my working languages I, achieved language proficiency titles at the level of C1 or C2. I now translate exclusively, residing in Jülich, Germany.  less

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    • $22.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • GERMANY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 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
  • Scientific/Medical writer and translator (German/English)

    As a scientist with nine years postdoctoral research experience in the UK (Oxford and Sheffield) and a strong publication record including original articles, reviews and commentaries (available on PubMed), I offer reliable expert quality of scientific and medical writing, editing … more

    As a scientist with nine years postdoctoral research experience in the UK (Oxford and Sheffield) and a strong publication record including original articles, reviews and commentaries (available on PubMed), I offer reliable expert quality of scientific and medical writing, editing and proofreading in English and German. I am a native German speaker with excellent command of English and offer German>English as well as English>German translations of articles, websites, lectures, lecture material, patient information, etc. I do also offer universal translation services including CVs, blogs, websites, as well as legal and technical translations. In addition, I have expertise in the translation and transcription of old literature (18th century). Having worked in a senior position before, I am determined, organised and adaptive enough to successfully complete any project I accept. I am able to work flexible hours and always respect a deadline.  less

    article-writing article-submission copy-editing editing proofreading translation translation-german-english translation-english-german 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 43 HOURS
    • FRANCE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Proofreader, editor, grammar, punctuation and spelling expert

    I'm an experienced editor and proofreader. My work time is flexible and includes both weekdays and weekends, so I can offer a short turnaround time. I'm self-motivated, dependable and accurate. My English skills have always been excellent, including … more

    I'm an experienced editor and proofreader. My work time is flexible and includes both weekdays and weekends, so I can offer a short turnaround time. I'm self-motivated, dependable and accurate. My English skills have always been excellent, including spelling, vocabulary, sentence structure, grammar and punctuation. I can write well but I prefer editing and proofreading. My work experience is varied, giving me an extensive vocabulary across a wide variety of fields. I have excellent references, both personal and professional. They'll tell you I'm accurate, reliable, honest and trustworthy. I've been working with some of my clients for 17 years. My most recent paid work experience has been in medical transcription, including surgical and chart notes, letters, depositions and chart reviews. I recently completed editing, proofreading, and formatting the Declarations and Bylaws for a Condominium HOA, and writing, editing, proofreading and formatting Bylaws and Rules and Regulations for a 501(c)7 interclub sports organization. I use Microsoft Word extensively. I have a master's degree in microbiology and worked in education, research, and infection control. I have had an insurance license and a securities license and am well acquainted with that specialized vocabulary. Any of the people I've worked with or for would be happy to provide a testament to the quality and timeliness of my work. I can get your work done quickly, accurately, and reliably.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Native italian, translation ita-eng/eng-ita, writer, editor

    I'm a university student from Italy in the art field. I'm native Italian speaker and I can translate good from English really quick; my speaking ability is good. I'm skilled into creative writing and I can work … more

    I'm a university student from Italy in the art field. I'm native Italian speaker and I can translate good from English really quick; my speaking ability is good. I'm skilled into creative writing and I can work as an editor and proof-reader for Italian translations. Low-price hour/rate since I want to proof my ability and start my career. Fast work and communication.  less

    translation-english-italian italian proofreading editing translation-spanish-english 00 more less
    • $8.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 144 HOURS
    • ITALY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 10 TESTS
  • Your reliable Vietnamese translator

    Graduated from the University of Languages and International Studies- Vietnam National University, Vietnam, majoring in English - International Business. Service: Translating, Editing, Proofreading, Transcribing EN-VI Specialization: Economics, Business, Commerce, Linguistics, Cinema, Film, Graphic Arts, Painting, Photography. - Heavy experience translating English and … more

    Graduated from the University of Languages and International Studies- Vietnam National University, Vietnam, majoring in English - International Business. Service: Translating, Editing, Proofreading, Transcribing EN-VI Specialization: Economics, Business, Commerce, Linguistics, Cinema, Film, Graphic Arts, Painting, Photography. - Heavy experience translating English and Vietnamese documents. - Great command of both English and Vietnamese language and grammar. - Broad knowledge base on a variety of subjects. - Intimate familiarity with with both Eastern and Western culture. - Translation experience within many disciplines. - Completely competent with up-to-date computer technologies, such as Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Photoshop CS6, SDL Trados Studio 2011, SDL Passolo Essential 2011 and SDL Multiterm. - Seeking long-term clients. - High quality work with excellent turn around time.  less

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    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • VIETNAM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Travel Writer, SEO Copywriter & Admissions Essay Expert

    With a Master's in English and a well-earned reputation for the highest quality work, I'm Amy D., one of the best copywriters you'll find here on oDesk! I have dozens of delighted clients, whom I've assisted … more

    With a Master's in English and a well-earned reputation for the highest quality work, I'm Amy D., one of the best copywriters you'll find here on oDesk! I have dozens of delighted clients, whom I've assisted with website content, blog posts, product descriptions, admissions essays, travel writing, and so much more. ***Placed 5th Overall on U.S. Academic Writing Test*** ***Placed 15th on Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)*** A copywriter by trade, I can create relevant, unique, and attention-getting content for your website, blog, or product descriptions. I possess superior writing skills, keen attention to detail, superb spelling, and also a great deal of creativity. In addition to copywriting, I am an experienced editor of college and university admissions essays. I've helped countless clients here on oDesk and beyond make their essays the best they can be. Previous clients have even been accepted into Ivy League schools! An avid world traveler, I run a travel blog and photography business, and have experience creating informative, lively, and engaging travel articles and material for travel websites or guidebooks. Please contact me and we can discuss your project. My rates are reasonable, given the fantastic quality of the writing & editing you'll receive! Cheers!  less

    copywriting content-writing blog-writing editing proofreading travel-writing article-writing cover-letter-writing internet-research data-entry 00 more less
    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 27 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
  • Overview

    I am a languages graduate currently working as an EFL teacher in South Korea. I have recently started my own blog at jessicamariascott.wordpress.com. I speak Spanish at an advanced level and German at an intermediate level and am … more

    I am a languages graduate currently working as an EFL teacher in South Korea. I have recently started my own blog at jessicamariascott.wordpress.com. I speak Spanish at an advanced level and German at an intermediate level and am looking for flexible online work I can do around my current job that involves translation, either DE>EN or ES>EN or proofreading. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.  less

    translation-spanish-english translation-german-english proofreading 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 25 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Communications professional

    I work for a non-profit organization as part of their Communications Department. I have a Masters Degree in Special Education. I am very organized. My husband and I have lived overseas since 2004, which I believe gives me a unique perspective and worldview. I am a storyteller with an eye and an ear for detail.

    blog-writing proofreading article-writing content-writing copy-editing creative-writing translation-english-spanish 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.2
    • 223 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
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