English to English Transcription Professional Lucy Ougo

Member since March 05, 2015

I am a trained legal audio typist, and I am looking for freelance transcription opportunity that will allow me professional growth in my freelance career. I have proven ability to accurately transcribe both audio and video files, while ensuring that I strictly follow clients’ guidelines and adhere to deadlines.

I have experience in transcribing Academic, Business, Legal, Market Research, Government and Non-profit transcriptions. I also do conference proceeding transcription and editing; including Focus group discussions.

I am able to ensure that there is consistency in the work that I deliver, while paying attention to detail. I work autonomously, and have the ability to comprehend and follow instructions that are given to me. My general knowledge is excellent. I read widely and keep up to date with current global issues.

EXPERIENCE

I have over three years’ experience in Research, Legal, Business, Political and general transcription.

LANGUAGE

My English Language skills are excellent. I have a highly developed understanding of English grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax.

RESEARCH AND LISTENING SKILLS

I am able to use the internet to research key terms and names that I encounter in my transcription exercises. I have a good ear for audio, and I am able to understand and transcribe files with poor audio quality. I also have a good ear for foreign accents and files where multiple speaker recognition is required

TIME MANAGEMENT

I operate as an Independent Consultant, and I am therefore able to manage my time appropriately in order to meet strict deadlines and balance competing priorities. I am an open-minded and honest communicator and maintain a very good rapport with all my clients.

SKILLS

I have a typing speed of 75wpm, with an accuracy level of over 95%. A confident user of IT with excellent skills in MS Office. I am able to download and install new software.

Software skills

Express Scribe, Microsoft Windows 2013, Vista, Microsoft Office Suite (advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook skills), MS Project, MS Access, USB foot pedal.

Languages:

English
Swahili

Education

College Degree

Diploma in Legal Secretarial Studies