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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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Khatia Tchkhenkéli

Khatia Tchkhenkéli

Data quality analysis, website administration, tra...

France - Last active: 12/22/2014 - Tests: 2

I'm a 23 year old student of International Affairs and Development at Paris Dauphine University. I currently work as a data quality analyst for an American data mining company. I recently finished my internship as an assistant of Minister-Counsellor at the Embassy of Georgia in France. My main responsibilities included article-writing, proofreading, editing etc. I was also responsible for external communication of the Embassy via websites (wordpress), e-mailing, press-releases. I have 2 years of experience in translation. I worked with few translation agencies mainly on medical and legal documents in English, French, Georgian and Russian languages. For more information, please, consult my CV.

$11.11 /hr
299 hours
4.85
Jessica Cappellini

Jessica Cappellini Agency Contractor

Translation service (ENG to ITA - ITA to ENG )

Italy - Last active: 09/10/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

Professional and highly trained native Italian speaker and certified language teacher, with experience working in Italy and the US, is ready to take care of your translation, proof-reading and copywriting needs. Language pairs: English to Italian / Italian to English. Over the last 5 years I have worked extensively on: • Websites and mobile applications, with a particular emphasis on e-commerce websites • Video subtitles • Linguistics and teaching content • Technical content • E-books and short stories • Academic writing and personal statements Please check my portfolio for examples of previous work. Standard Fares: Each fare is negotiable depending on the complexity, length and desired time frame of the project. Fixed-price per hour: $10 per hour TRANSLATION: $0.02 per word PROOFREADING: $0.01 per word CONTENT WRITING: $0.03 per word

Associated with: SJC_Translation
$13.33 /hr
116 hours
4.96
Maria D.

Maria D.

Marketing & Translation Services For German/German...

Germany - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 1

I'm a freelance Marketing Specialist from Germany, spending most of my maternity leave in San Francisco. I'ld love to work on an hourly basis for organizations needing translations or support in addressing the German speaking markets.

$33.33 /hr
361 hours
5.00
Alexa Romero

Alexa Romero Agency Contractor

Translation Expert

Mexico - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Experience in technical translation in the electronic, electric and technology fields. 3 Years of experience working with new products in the electronic security field. Have worked at investigation Centers programming PLCs and designing machines. I am a Mechatronic Engineer.

$7.99 /hr
1,011 hours
4.97
Wareko Te Angina

Wareko Te Angina

Translation/Localization Consultant

New Zealand - Last active: 05/24/2013

Professional independent translator with 15+ year’s experience in translation, 12+ years in software localization (translation). I worked for New Zealand Government Māori Language Commission / Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori for over 20 years. Part of my role there was to administer Kura Reo, week-long immersion courses run by the commission. Through these and other courses I attended, I was able to attain the Certificate in Māori Language Translation whilst at the commission and was the Manager Māori Language Services for my final 2 years with the commission. While at the commission I worked on I.T. localization projects, as a translator, an editor, a moderator, and a manager. Due to this excellent background I was able to become an independent translation consultant, which I have been for over 3 years in which time I have honed my translation and localization skills. I also do other types of translation work for example for government, education, health type services, annual reports, promotion and advertising etc.

$55.56 /hr
24 hours
5.00
Selena G.

Selena G.

Italian translation & IT support

Italy - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I am a native Italian speaker fluent in both Italian and English with excellent written and verbal skills in both languages. I've been living in an English speaking Country for 3 years, attending English classes and improving my language skills daily. I'm able to do high quality translation from Italian to English and from English to Italian (please notice I've achieved a first place in translations from English to Italian as well as from Italian to English). I have very good Computer skills, so I have no problems working with microsoft documents (word, PowerPoint, excel), open office docs as well as with XML and HTML. I have good experience working with customers: most of my previous jobs were related with Customer Service. I'm now focused on support and Software analysis. I've experience in teaching Italian language and culture to foreign people; I've been doing translations from English to Italian. I'm a reliable hard worker, able to work within deadlines on high quality standards and focus on details. Thank you for your time.

$14.22 /hr
228 hours
4.96
Sandra T.

Sandra T.

Translation, Transcription, Text

Germany - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 4

I am a 34 year old freelance writer and translator from Germany and am looking for translation, editing/proofreading and transcription jobs from all over the globe. I am well-travelled and well-educated, including a BA in American Studies, Journalism and Comparative Literature and a Masters in Literary Writing. Over the past ten years, I have worked and collected valuable experiences in a variety of fields and businesses which now enables me to tailor my work to each of my client's individual needs and requirements. The cliché of German virtues is just that, but there is a bit of truth in every cliché. Personally, giving those extra 10 percent on top of what is expected from me is just as much a part of my work as are efficiency, accuracy, punctuality, creativity and keeping a clear head when things aren't going the way they are supposed to - all aspects of being a professional that should go without saying. I am also a published and award-winning writer.

$18.89 /hr
136 hours
4.70
Petya Vasichkin

Petya Vasichkin

Software development | Translation

Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I have sufficient experience in web-data scraping with Python, regular expressions, XPath, requests library, scrapy framework, etc. I'm hard-working, punctual and responsible. I'm looking for projects that are not only rewarding, but also interesting. I have some experience in php, bash scripring, java, C#, VOIP, Linux, MySQL.

$12.00 /hr
199 hours
5.00
Linda Lindstrom

Linda Lindstrom

Swedish-English Translation and proofreading

Sweden - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 20

I am an American that has lived in Sweden for over 30 years and I am fluent in both English and Swedish. I have done quite a bit of translation, both to and from Swedish and English. I have translated, among other things, websites, technical, travel, e-books, manuals etc, into and from Swedish. I have done a lot of translating of various documents from Swedish to English, such as certificates, contracts, other legal documents, construction, EU-documents on telecommunication, tax statements, travel brochures and university papers. I work fast, am dedicated, and take pride in being thorough. I also do proofreading. I use Trados Studio 2011 Freelance. It may look like I haven't done any work here for a while. I have steady clients here and do projects that are not posted. I do a lot of work off of this site, but am always interested in hearing about new projects! Please get in touch if you would like more information!

Groups: oTranslators
$30.00 /hr
47 hours
4.95