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Steve O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 14, 2009

Steve O.

Russian Translation, Writing and Editing
   United States
Camillus

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

-Four years of experience with the Russian and translation.

-Nine years of experience from the graphic novel industry as a writer and editor.

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Russian To English Translation Skills Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I was educated in Russia by native speakers, and have worked with the Russian Language for four years, working as a tutor and classroom educator for undergraduate students. The knowledge gained from the class preparation and teaching experience allows me in depth knowledge of both Russian grammar and idioms as well as its use and accessibility for newcomers to the language.

My credits in the writing industry include publication from Image Comics, Ronin Studios, AC Comics, Poseur Ink, Community Comics, and self-published work from House Spirit Press. For three years I have worked as editor and publisher for my own line of comic book and graphic novel properties, as well as serving as an editor for multiple production studios until their dissolution.

Having successfully presenting pitches to publishers, I know well what professional work should be, and how it is presented. The demand of both meeting the deadlines of other editors as well as setting and enforcing my own when self-publishing give me a unique and indispensable understanding of both the creative and editorial process. This experience allows me to deliver quality product under any circumstances.

I offer extensive knowledge of Russian's mechanics and applications, and have previously translated full text and graphic novel samples. My specific study of idioms and phonetics guarantees modern and accessible translations. I can translate into and out of Russian, and curb the style of translation to your...

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Employment

Amber Bay
Personal Tutor
2008 - 2009
Preparatory tutoring in Russian grammar prior to vacation
House Spirit Press
Writer-Editor
2005 - 2009
Currently under part-time employment
Hamilton College Russian Department
Teaching Assistant
2006 - 2008
The Leagues of Talent
Writer-Submissions Editor
2004 - 2006

Education

Hamilton College
Russian Studies
2004 - 2008
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russian
translation
writing
copy
editing and proofreading
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