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Kate G.

Kate G.

University teacher and translator

France - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 2

I am qualified both in French and English I teach at University in France and work as a translator at the same time I have already done many different types of translations including - literary translation ( novels and plays) - personal self-development and human ressources documents - sustainable environment reports and presentations - technical translations for civil engineering machines - academic translations on digital humanities - creation of ads for some antique furniture - blogs and articles I can work from French to English and from English to French as I am bilangual I can translate your documents, proofread or even rewrite them. M'y work is accurate, reliable and pleasant to read. Try me, you will not be disappointed

$33.33 /hr
157 hours
5.00
Soha Nashaat Mohamed Tawfik

Soha Nashaat Mohamed Tawfik

Expert Translator English - Arabic - French

United Arab Emirates - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 19

I am a professional Egyptian/Australian translator, currently living in Dubai. My mother tongue is Arabic, I am a near native English speaker & I speak French as well. My language pairs are English <> French <> Arabic. I hold 1st place in the Odesk Eng > Ar translation skills test taken by more than 15,000 translators according to Odesk and I rank among the top translators who took the FR<>EN translation skills test. I hold a Bachelors degree of Arts in the English language from the Faculty of Languages "Al Alsun" (Cairo, Egypt), formerly known as the School of Translators. I also hold a Certificate of Attainment from the French Cultural Centre in Cairo. I have an experience of 9 years in the field. I have successfully finished many translation projects in a variety of fields; Media & Television Broadcasting, Journalism & Press release, Politics, Website Content, Marketing & E-commerce, Finance, History, Travel, Food & Nutrition, Environment, Human Resources, Science, Medical as well as General. I also participated in the translation of a book pertaining to Alternative Medicine, called “Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future by David Wolfe. I worked as a freelance translator for some of the leading subtitling companies like Tanweer Enlightenment Int'l Group & Masreya Media which are major providers of media production and programming in the Middle East. I provided Arabic subtitles for American programs, series, documentaries & movies. I also freelanced for news agencies like U.S based Mideast Christian News (MCN) & big multinationals like BAE Systems Saudi Arabia. That's besides proofreading whole projects, courses & e-books. I also worked as a content provider for 2 websites managed by Scribble Branding Advertising Co. Egypt and I taught English as a foreign language & Arabic as a native language for a few years. I'm currently freelancing for 2 reputable translation & localization companies in Dubai. Translation is my passion. I love what I do that's why I do it well. I go that extra mile to make my translations as perfect as I possibly can. I give great consideration to the quality of my work. I have an elegant style that does not forfeit context or culture. I'm self-motivated, fast, organized & have good communication skills. I also have a good eye for detail. I take pride in the quality of my work & in honoring deadlines. I provide 100% human translations & I proofread my work myself.

$35.00 /hr
80 hours
4.75
Frederic Premat

Frederic Premat

Reliability and quality

France - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

French native certified translator. Precise, reliable and experienced in translations from English (Us and British) to French in technical, business, marketing, IT, legal, travel, food and fashion areas, Apps and websites localizations. I am recognized by and declared to the French Administration as a translator, producing invoices of my work for your business bookkeeping needs (my tax numbers are Siren n° 799 636 980 and Siret n° 799 636 980 00010). I can assist you by translating and writing French-language texts that are more relevant to a French audience, with the proper Gallic « tournure », twist. The art of translation is as old as written literature. Translation must take into account constraints that include context, the rules of grammar of the two languages, their writing conventions, and their idioms. A common misconception is that there exists a simple word-for-word correspondence between any two languages, and that translation is a straightforward mechanical process; such a word-for-word translation, however, cannot take into account context, grammar, conventions, and idioms. To be a good translator, it is necessary to understand the internal system of a language and the context of the entire text being translated. Thus, the translator will be able to produce the same effect in both languages. Very aware of the new leading technologies, my extensive exposure to the English language from an early age and my years of experience as a translator are my strongest points. You’ll get a turnkey file, fully edited and produced and ready for immediate use. Prompt Service: Turnarounds of under 24 hours! Prompt communication, available in a variety of means. Software: Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Poedit.Wordfast/AEGISUB. I live in France, about two and a half hours from Paris and one hour from both Nantes and Rennes. I have a fast broadband internet connection, a state-of-the art computer system as well as numerous desk reference materials. I sincerely hope my application will attract your attention and I'll be happy to give you further details if necessary.. Please inquire about project pricing and long-term assistance so we can develop a plan that works for you.

$30.00 /hr
1,082 hours
4.94
Ariel Humphrey

Ariel Humphrey

French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environment...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5

Ariel Humphrey is a French-American licensed IT/Internet Contract and Environmental Law Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Attorneys. My activity is mainly aimed at helping start-up companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a Legal and contractual perspective. 1) My goals are to develop several activities on oDesk including the drafting, editing, review, creation or translation of sophisticated Contracts/Agreements in the field of Business law in general (corporate and banking agreements including shareholders' agreements or revolving line of credit agreements for instance) and also specifically in the sector of Internet Business Law (including SEO/CRO service agreements and/or website design & development agreements and/or terms of services (TOS) and privacy policies for websites), of IT Law (including software development agreements or software license agreements or end-user license agreements (EULA)), of Sports/Entertainment/Art/Music (including graphic design agreements or music license agreements or Sponsorship Agreements) whether it be in French, in English or in both languages (bilingual contracts). I do have a very large database of contracts and agreements (templates) including all kinds of agreements related to the matters mentioned above and to business law in general. You will benefit from my legal know-how and database, given that I can adapt all of my contracts to your particular situation and needs so that we come up with a tailor-made contract solution for You. 2) I am a French Licensed attorney and I can assist you and address your needs related to French Law, international contract law (including but not limited to Australian Law, Canadian Law, U.S. Law etc.). I am a French corporate attorney which means that I am an expert in French Corporate law having practiced in different Paris-based prestigious law firms (including Eversheds, Vaughan Avocats). 3) I am a US citizen and a French Native citizen (European Citizen). I am perfectly bilingual with high level writing and analytical skills that I would like you to benefit from should you need my services when French and/or English language(s) are involved. With such writing, linguistic and analytical skills I am used to writing/drafting/reviewing/editing/proofreading Legal or Business documents of all kinds related to or about any subject that falls within my strong, all-around and broad General Technical and legal culture/knowledge/know-how/Experience). I also have a large experience as a business and legal translator. 4) In addition to my solid experience as a business attorney throughout Europe as you can see on my resume which you will find below, I worked as a legal Consultant in India in 2011 for the Legal Process Outsourcing Company Quislex Inc.; I also worked in 2008 in Louisiana and in San Diego, California in 2010 : in other words, I have a large international wingspan when it comes to work. I remain at your service no matter what :-) ! You can find me on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/arielhumphrey Ariel Humphrey

$95.00 /hr
2,118 hours
4.98
Petra Ingeborg Beyerlein

Petra Ingeborg Beyerlein

translations lessons subtitles coaching

Germany - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 6

Services I can provide I translate your texts, e.g. letters, literature, specialist literature (science, biology, zoology, genetics, music, theatre, history) from German, English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Faroese, French, Spanish, Italian to German, English, Norwegian, French. For singers or actors I provide language coaching, text coaching, phonetics. Languages: German, British English, Norwegian, French, Spanish, Italian. Dialects: Swabian, Viennese, Franconian. If you want to learn German as a foreign language I provide individual lessons for beginners and advanced learners - in and around Hamburg/Germany or via Skype. I generate sub- and surtitles for your theatre and opera performances or movies from German, English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Faroese, French, Spanish, Italian to German, English, Norwegian, French. I edit all your printed materials. I write and edit your German printed materials. I accompany you to interviews and appointments and translate. I assist for German administrative procedures and errands (no notarization!). I help you to organise and to structure your office and study.

$38.89 /hr
62 hours
5.00
Elisha S.

Elisha S.

Top-rated Editor, Writer, Fr-Eng Translator

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 10

My facility with words derives from a love of literature and a background in French, teaching English, and editing. Over the past 7 years, I've had the opportunity to work with a variety of texts, from academic papers to blogs to web content to novels, and various style guides, including AP, APA, MLA, and Chicago. Though my heart lies in fiction, I'm equally at home with non-fiction; my particular interest areas include sociology, anthropology, psychology, environmental issues, healthy living, nutrition, women's studies, feminist theory, queer theory, critical theory, and critical race theory. However, I welcome all types of texts. Let me help make your pen indeed mightier than the sword, whether it is simply proofreading for small errors or copy editing/line editing to improve structure, flow, word choice, clarity, coherence, and the like. With me, your texts and documents are in good hands.

$25.00 /hr
2,187 hours
5.00
CHRISTOPHE V.

CHRISTOPHE V.

EXPERT Bilingual ENGLISH/FRENCH/U.K. ENG. Translat...

France - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 8

As a French native state-employed English Teacher for quite a number of years, I can provide accurate translations from English into standard French from FRANCE, and the other way round. I worked for "Gengo.com" for a year only, but unlike them, so far, I can translate into genuine UK English all types of documents at the rate of $0.06/word, that can be as low as $0.04 for high volumes starting from 3,000 words ( and $0.08/word for technical and legal translation jobs), and my test- results speak for themselves. Given my background, I can deliver truly academic, as well as audience-oriented translations. However, I now refuse to translate content for e-commerce sites selling illegal products in FRANCE, as the shoppers would have problems with the French customs, or even worse, with the police. I also refuse to proofread what appears to be plain machine-translation or clearly post-edited machine translation jobs, from either other contractors (you should just ask for a refund!) or customers. Fair enough, isn't it? Now, please have a look at my portfolio, and you will see what I mean! Finally, I now have experience in simultaneous 3-way translation over the phone (see my profile).

$27.78 /hr
790 hours
4.71
Atlal B.

Atlal B.

Freelance Designer

France - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

Making beautiful things and making you smile. That's my job. Check out my portfolio here : www.behance.net/atlal /* --- MY WORK ---*/ 4 years of experience and a lot of passion later, here I am. On the fly, always up to date and responsive to your expectations. /* --- LANGUAGES ---*/ Native language : french. Native level (C2) : french, english Can understand/translate from (besides the ones mentioned above) : arabic, italian Can translate to : french & english, but particularly french. /* --- CODING ---*/ I prefer directly coding the websites I'm designing. Wasting time making it on photoshop first is something I'm not very fond of. I have some experience in php, mysql and jQuery but my 'ninja grasp' is in designing and putting it together html/css. But I have the ability to work with these languages, otherwise I wouldn't mention them :) /* --- TIME - PAY ---*/ I am always available and don't require much pay. I'm hard working and can work on projects even if they are time limited. I do not have a limit of working hours per week because I am not on any 'big' project right now that would take my time. So I'm a full timer. I can work as much as you need. NOTE CONCERNING WORK HOURS : - PLEASE consider my timezone if I'm not replying to your messages right away : it may be 3 AM, and I may be dreaming about your project. I usually reply within 5 minutes of your request, if not immediately. After long hours of hard work there's nothing better than a happy and satisfied customer, who I hope will be you.

$25.00 /hr
157 hours
4.92
Jose Fuentes

Jose Fuentes

Translator/Economist

El Salvador - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

I have a degree in Business and Economics and work part time doing cost projections, accounting, process streamlining and assisting the administration of a large janitorial company in San Salvador, El Salvador. I excel at writing down processes and business plans, and I'm helping the aforementioned company implement procedures under the ISO 9001 norm. I'm well adept at using MS Excel, Access, and Visio as tools for my work. I'm also trilingual: I know English, Spanish, and French, with knowledge of basic Mandarin as well (it's a work in progress). Languages are a passion, so I often tutor friends/acquaintances wanting to learn Spanish/English in my free time and enjoy translating in general. Studying for my degree and taking courses in photography, culinary arts, gardening, and music in English, Spanish, and French has expanded my vocabulary in these three languages, enabling me to be a fast and accurate translator, with impeccable writing style (I use Strunk & White for English). As a curious fact about me, I enjoy classical music (opera) and have been training almost 4 years to sing it. So I'm also up for the odd singing or voice-over job.

Groups: oTranslators
$30.00 /hr
137 hours
4.89
Kiel B.

Kiel B.

Independent Writer & Translator / Database Develop...

France - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

As a professional writer my sole goal is to interpret and crystallize the message meant for your audience. By presenting clear, concise and consistent content your company or project becomes more memorable to its visitors and clients. My aims are to draw attention to what is being said, and to clarify your ideas. My work as an editor began in my parents' Print and Copy business writing resumes and editing business letters for local East Harlem patrons. This context allowed me to develop a keen eye for grammatical errors, format and flow with a professional tone. I further developed this skill in college where I worked with students at undergraduate and graduate levels for editing & proofreading essays, theses and blog content. That said, I have a good amount of experience with a diverse range of topics and am as familiar with academic styles as idealizing pieces for SEO. While I am not writing or editing under contract or for my blog, I work hard to cultivate my spheres of interest, which I narrow down to the visual arts, music, lifestyle, fashion (men's and women's), international politics, and brand strategies. I recently completed studies under an International Management Masters program in Lyon, France and maintain control of strategic management and international marketing tools. I am very familiar with deadlines across all my projects and enjoy incentive based work. I believe my position as an American in Europe can be very valuable to your team as I benefit from a unique exposure that many of my competitors do not, and have the ability to represent concepts with an international appeal. Thank you for your time and the possible opportunity.

$25.00 /hr
3,746 hours
5.00