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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.

1,764

Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on oDesk.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Experienced Translator and Proofreader

    Hello! I’m Cecilia and I’m based in London, United Kingdom. I'm a Native Spanish speaker with over 10 years of experience translating, editing and proofreading texts. I specialise in Spanish and English languages, for both print and … more

    Hello! I’m Cecilia and I’m based in London, United Kingdom. I'm a Native Spanish speaker with over 10 years of experience translating, editing and proofreading texts. I specialise in Spanish and English languages, for both print and digital content. Writing is my passion. When I am translating I always produce well-written, professional documents following the original style and tone, making sure the text sounds natural and it is readable and relevant. As a copywriter and editor I create web-friendly, clear and engaging content optimised for search engines (SEO), whether I am writing your copy in full or simply editing it to banish inconsistencies. My experience includes, among others: Travel and tourism (articles, guides, brochures) Health and medical papers and articles Business, financial and legal documents General literature Websites Mobile apps I also provide web content management services, including: Re-purposing content for websites Online community moderation Proficiency in several Content Management Systems.  less

    spanish translation-english-spanish translation-spanish-english proofreading content-writing copywriting english web-content-management medical-translation 00 more less
    • $17.50 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 70 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Spanish/English/French Translator & Writer

    I am a professional English and French to Spanish translator and proofreader with over 15 years of experience in a wide range of subjects, both general and technical (mechanical, medical or legal, among others), working with many companies - like Siemens, Microsoft, Pitney Bowes, Weir Minerals or Ansell Healthcare, to name a few.

    translation proofreading translation-english-spanish translation-french-spanish spanish 00 more less
    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 12 TESTS
  • Detailed Copy Editor, Proofreader and Manuscript Book Editor

    I have a strong 20-year editing career in the publishing industry in the United States, the UK and Canada, full of diverse copy editing (for print & web) & print graphic design experience, in magazines & newspapers, as both a professional & freelancer. In … more

    I have a strong 20-year editing career in the publishing industry in the United States, the UK and Canada, full of diverse copy editing (for print & web) & print graphic design experience, in magazines & newspapers, as both a professional & freelancer. In addition, I edit book manuscripts, articles and web content. I am quite knowledgeable in American English, UK English and Canadian English (spellings). I am looking to secure (ideally) an ongoing freelancing/part-time position in the copy editing/proofreading, data entry/typing and/or print graphic design fields, which will allow me to work from my home office. Here are some links to a few of my professional freelance online profiles: EditFast: http://editfast.com/english/editors/Samantha-41183.htm LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/in/samanthapaquin oDesk: https://www.odesk.com/users/~01b5478ef3f2be6b40 RECENT PROJECTS: • Fiction novel editing: Finding Sagrado - http://is.gd/egTJ59 • Fictional novel editing: Lost and ProFound - http://amzn.to/1cCklDq • Financial self-help book editing: Home Finances for Couples - http://is.gd/ROzz7L • Self-Help Book editing: Never In Your Wildest Dreams - http://amzn.to/15Xx1iX • Short story editing: The Right One - http://amzn.to/13qKmgw • Web editing: Block Design - http://blockdesign.ca/  less

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    • $30.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 219 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 26 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
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  • Proofreader and Translator (English/French)

    Fluent in both English and French, I have nearly 15 years of experience in the arts, culture, education and marketing fields. Writing, proofreading and translating are the primary skills that have made me a successful well-rounded professional. What I can … more

    Fluent in both English and French, I have nearly 15 years of experience in the arts, culture, education and marketing fields. Writing, proofreading and translating are the primary skills that have made me a successful well-rounded professional. What I can contribute to your project Creativity: I am the author of a published book of poetry. My short stories and songs appear in collective works. I have also created marketing content, in French and English, for artistic, cultural and educational events. Precision: research, fact checking and triple proofing content are skills I master after having spent nearly nine years writing and translating press releases and a variety of material for a national broadcaster and a university. Subjects ranged from dark matter research to dark clown productions. I have also prepared and submitted successful grant applications to regional, provincial and federal agencies for a not-for-profit professional artistic organization. Adaptability: my schedule is flexible and my skills are versatile. I can adapt content and translations to specific brands, markets and moods.  less

    translation-english-french proofreading copy-editing copywriting business-writing cover-letter-writing grant-writing creative-writing 00 more less
    • $24.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 192 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
  • Detail-oriented translator English/French - Spanish/French

    3 years of experience in Translation, Editing/proofreading in English/French and Spanish/French Native french speaker Specializes in: Business/Commerce (general) Textiles / Clothing / Fashion Sports / Fitness / Recreation Retail Marketing / Market Research Food & Drink Education / Pedagogy Cosmetics, Beauty Cinema, Film … more

    3 years of experience in Translation, Editing/proofreading in English/French and Spanish/French Native french speaker Specializes in: Business/Commerce (general) Textiles / Clothing / Fashion Sports / Fitness / Recreation Retail Marketing / Market Research Food & Drink Education / Pedagogy Cosmetics, Beauty Cinema, Film, TV, Drama Tourism & Travel  less

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    • $22.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 1 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • Transcriptionist | Data Entry Professional

    I am an exceptional Transcription, Data Entry and Online Research Professional, from experience I have gained for over four years. My main objectives are to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction, to respond to clients and deliver as promised … more

    I am an exceptional Transcription, Data Entry and Online Research Professional, from experience I have gained for over four years. My main objectives are to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction, to respond to clients and deliver as promised. To represent myself and my capabilities truthfully as I strive for excellence in my profile, proposals, and work. To master and learn new skills that will be of benefit to my clients projects, to build up clients that can count on me on a regular basis, which will require efficiency in my time management. I am easy going, eager to work, efficient and hard-working.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 1 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • English - Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) - Javanese Translator

    Experienced English - Indonesian - Javanese translator since 2006. Translating website contents, software and apps, articles, legal and patent documents, letters, etc. Indonesian and Javanese native speaker, and very proficient in English. My specialization are translating websites and apps, medical and technical … more

    Experienced English - Indonesian - Javanese translator since 2006. Translating website contents, software and apps, articles, legal and patent documents, letters, etc. Indonesian and Javanese native speaker, and very proficient in English. My specialization are translating websites and apps, medical and technical contents. Will deliver high quality works, reliable, fast and accurate, also very strict with the deadline. Satisfaction guaranteed!!  less

    translation translation-english-indonesian proofreading translation-indonesian-english internet-research data-entry data-mining data-analysis article-writing blog-writing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1698 HOURS
    • INDONESIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 17 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Technical, Website and Academic Translator English - Portuguese BR

    I am a Brazilian native speaker of Portuguese, ESL teacher (certified by Trinity College CertTESOL). My translation services are timely and ready for publishing. I have experience translating and proofreading academic articles in several medical fields of knowledge, such as … more

    I am a Brazilian native speaker of Portuguese, ESL teacher (certified by Trinity College CertTESOL). My translation services are timely and ready for publishing. I have experience translating and proofreading academic articles in several medical fields of knowledge, such as surgery, geriatrics, epidemiology and research, both in English and Portuguese. I have worked with educational materials for a NGO called Child and Youth Finance and for a higher education company called AOTrauma. I also have experience translating website content, I know my way around HTML texts and how to deal with general websites and mobile apps I18n technologies. I also have experience translating legal documents, such as bilateral cooperation and exchange agreements, they range in topic from intelectual rights to student, staff and faculty exchange, due to my former internship at the International Office of the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 167 HOURS
    • BRAZIL
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Native Russian/Ukrainian translator into/from English

    Being a philologist by training and by vocation I have a flair for languages (English in particular). After passing an exam I got IELTS Certificate (dated 19/03/2011) with Overall Band Score 8.0 and 8.5 for writing … more

    Being a philologist by training and by vocation I have a flair for languages (English in particular). After passing an exam I got IELTS Certificate (dated 19/03/2011) with Overall Band Score 8.0 and 8.5 for writing. For the last 10 years have been working in financial sector (insurance) in large international companies, was trained in the UK and Switzerland. My business background as well as extensive experience in translating of commercial, scientific and legal documents bring special value to my clients. Perform translations from English to Russian/Ukrainian and vice versa in the following areas: economics, insurance, marketing, management, education, linguistics, advertising, law, mass media, web content. Work efficiently and deliver completed work in time.  less

    translation-english-russian microsoft-excel data-entry microsoft-word microsoft-powerpoint business-analysis editing ukrainian proofreading 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
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