Calvin R. Gray

Calvin R. Gray

1st Place on oDesk, US English Spelling Test

Kingston, Jamaica



What's the difference

Over 7 years continuous experience in providing superlative transcribing and
offline subtitling deliverables that have been steered by my proven market skills, knowledge, experience and wisdom.

I have and utilize all the latest cutting-edge hardware and software to facilitate exact capture and the perfect syncing of ENGLISH MASTER COPY SUBTITLE FILES or other languages with time-stamped scripts, in your preferred subtitle file formats, or embedded (hard-copy) video file-types such as MOV, MP4, …


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Work History & Feedback

Transcription and Subtitles needed for a DVD tutorial

Fixed Price $60
“Calvin has very strong opinions about how work should be performed. This is probably a good fit for many clients. In our situation, we needed the subtitles to match a particular existing style. Unfortunately, we ran into a communication break down about how to perform the work and what was meant by our instructions so we had to find another contractor to finish the job.”


Video Transcription

Fixed Price $88
“Calvin was fine during the project. I forgot to mark the project as complete. Instead of asking me to mark it complete, he said:"My goodness, you have not paid for this job as yet?You have now made my account gone in arrears.Please complete payments immediately so I wont have any exorbitant arrears fee to pay."I found the tone unnecessary and rude.”


Transcription for a video

3 hrs @ $8.33/hr
Earned $28
“Loved his work!”


Transcription Help Needed

9 hrs @ $8.33/hr
Earned $76
“I had a tough recording that other transcribers weren't able to work with, but Calvin handled it without a problem. He's a skilled professional, and a pleasure to work with.”


Quiz takers needed! Breeze through a few PR & HR related skill tests. Less than an half-hour's work!

Fixed Price $22
“Great communication, went above and beyond the call of duty. Thank you!”


Legal transcription

30 hrs @ $8.33/hr
Earned $251
“I simply had spent more than I was able to anymore”


Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


UK English Basic Skills Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers