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Hire a freelance translator for the professional skills you need to translate your content from one language to another. A professional translator can take your content and translate it accurately while remaining true to its meaning and tone.

From websites to personal letters, a professional translator can help you reach out to potential customers in their own language or learn what someone else is trying to communicate to you. Some of the most common translation languages are Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, but you can find a professional translator for any language into English, or vice versa.

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Translation oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.91.

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Joyce L.

Joyce L.

Experienced Data Entry, Translator for English to...

Malaysia - Last active: 04/01/2014 - Tests: 6

I can type rather fast, around 70wpm with 100% accuracy. I'm a Malaysian born Chinese and I grew up using 3 languages, e.g., English, Chinese and Malay. I have a strong mastery of language skills and I have rich experience in translation, from English to Chinese or Malay, and vice versa. Please review the tests I've taken on oDesk. I guarantee a QUALITY job to be done and wishing for an HONEST business with you!

$11.11 /hr
0 hours
4.95
Gabriela Coronado Quirarte

Gabriela Coronado Quirarte

Graphic Designer, and english to spanish translato...

Mexico - Last active: 09/25/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 13

Hi, I am a graphic designer (native spanish speaker) who has had several international clients and always uses english to communicate with them. I´m used to work at distance as a freelance using the internet. As a graphic designer, I always have to take care of good spelling and grammar. It includes all necessary research, revision, polishing, checking, doing a final print and checking again. I have worked as desktop publisher as well as a web designer for english speaking clients. I got First Place on the English To Spanish Translation Skills test and also First Place on the Spanish Vocabulary Skills test. I lived for over six years in Champaign-Urbana IL, USA (near Chicago) so I have the skills and cultural experience needed to perform a good english to spanish translation. My working hours are very flexible. Thanks for reading.

$9.44 /hr
9 hours
5.00
Agathe Elkaim

Agathe Elkaim

Professional French Translator/Transcriber/Content...

France - Last active: 11/06/2014 - Tests: 6

I am a French native with a ten year experience as an English tutor and a five year one as a translator/content writer.I have a bachelor degree in British and American literature, langage and civilization with a specialization in traductology. My professional experience covers a wide range of areas. I’ve written or translated travel,health and beauty,video-games,business and fashion related texts. I’m a driven and dynamic being,always willing to learn new things and deliver the highest quality work! I've got the creativity and skill to adapt to your requirements. Please note that I always translate manually and personnally and stick to the deadlines.I will also gladly answer your questions throughout assignment as well as after finishing it. Do not hesitate to contact me.I’m looking forward to working with you!

$20.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Oleg S.

Oleg S.

English to Russian Translator

Russia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Native Russian, translator since 2008 with degree in English language. I offer accurate, high quality translations and always ensure that your text sounds naturally in Russian language - as if it has been originally written in Russian. I became a freelance translator after 5 years of working in an international company. This experience backs up my translation skills in the field of IT, marketing and business communications. My past experience also include working as a trainer for hotel booking software, translating a large amount of hotel descriptions, Android/iOS apps and games translation (UI and descriptions), MS Office related software translation and much much more.

$17.78 /hr
1 hours
5.00
Laura Simonow

Laura Simonow

Translator EN-FR/FR-EN, Proofreader & Communicatio...

Belgium - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4

ENGLISH Young graduated woman (23), full-time freelancer, with a lot of experience (internships in PR during Communication studies). Native French speaker with high intermediate level in English thanks to courses taken abroad in Kaplan, Santa Barbara, CA. I'm addicted to culture and news, especially cinema, music, new technologies and IT actualities. Always appealed by the literary field, I have very good spelling & writing skills. Highly motivated, serious and immediately available, I’d be glad to be a part of your team by helping you for any tasks. I give a big importance to words, their meaning and the way they sound, and can provide you my work in a short delay and always respect the deadlines. I'm easy-going and open to every job I can get! -> Hire ME ! Je suis une jeune diplômée de 23 ans, freelance à temps plein, avec beaucoup d'expérience grâce à mes différents stages en relations publiques pendant mes études de Communication. Le français est ma langue maternelle et je possède un niveau intérmédiaire supérieur en anglais grâce à un échange linguistique à Santa Barbara, où je vis actuellement. Je suis accro à la culture et aux news, en particulier au cinéma, à la musique, aux nouvelles technologies et actualités à propos des IT. Toujours attirée par le secteur littéraire, j'ai une très bonne orthographe & des qualités d'écriture. Je suis extrêmement motivée, sérieuse, et immédiatement disponible. Je serais heureuse de faire partie de votre équipe et de vous aider peu importe la tâche. J'apporte une grande importance aux mots, à leur signification et à la manière dont ils résonnent, je peux vous fournir mon travail dans un délai court et respecte toujours les dates limites. Je suis ouverte à tout job qui se présentera à moi ! -> Engagez-MOI !

$10.50 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Christian Augustson

Christian Augustson

Technical Support Analyst

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2

I moved from Norway to England in June of 2013 after my apprenticeship was completed because I wanted live somewhere more populated and its worked out pretty well. I have a vast knowledge of PC and mobile hardware and software and have a genuine interest in it. I have experience in supporting users with varying degrees of computer competence and logging work case by case both face to face and over the phone with users from all over the world on a global service desk. I always seek to expand my knowledge of technology and IT, it is what I enjoy and love working with. Having used IT systems my entire life, I learn and adapt to new systems fast. I speak both Norwegian (native language) and English fluently.

$16.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Alejandro Nicolas

Alejandro Nicolas

Telecommunications Engineer

Spain - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

Electrical and electronic engineer with Spanish as native language and fluent level of English, currently living in Madrid, with huge capability of learning, expert at computer science. I have a wide range of interests, engineering related tasks, designing tasks, translations, I am also a musician with audio post production skills... Any requests, I will be willing to talk!

$15.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Elena Arkhypenko

Elena Arkhypenko

Writer, Translator, Editor, Marketing

Ukraine - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4

I have been working in various fields of marketing for 3 years in multinational company. I am constantly improving my level of English. At present I am completing Cambridge course in Business English, preparing for IELTS exam. I am fond of traveling, gastronomy that's why my level of these topics is high, though I improve knowledge in these fields. I am a sociable and creative person, so chatting and blogging will not be a problem.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours
4.97
Ines M.

Ines M.

Translator in Portuguese and English Languages

United States - Last active: 08/30/2014 - Tests: 5

My name is Ines Monteiro and I am a Portuguese student with an offer to study Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London, UK. I can easily translate any documents between Portuguese and English. After a summer course in England and four years of high school in Bethesda, Maryland, I speak English just as well as my native tongue, Portuguese. As a plus, I have four years of education in French and I can understand Spanish from its similarities with Portuguese. I am a well-rounded and methodical student and I can learn quickly and adapt.

$10.00 /hr
3 hours
5.00
Katja Van Helvert

Katja Van Helvert

Administrative assistant and translator

Belgium - Last active: 12/03/2014 - Tests: 5

I'm a native Dutch speaker looking for new challenges. I can translate I can easily translate from English-Dutch and vice versa. French-Dutch is not a problem either. I have a lot of administative experience working at a lawyers office, as a hotel receptionist and as a telephone secretary, taking calls for doctors, businesses,.. I have been hired by Svanto.net to help start up their business in doing general administrative tasks and translations.

$16.67 /hr
0 hours
5.00