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Working languages:
English to Arabic
English to French
French to Arabic

Chakir Mahjoubi
Professional, Fast, Accurate

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 06:21 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Arabic (Variants: Moroccan, Standard-Arabian (MSA)) Native in Arabic, French (Variants: Standard-France, Belgian) Native in French
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About me

My working languages:
English <=> Arabic
English <=> French
French <=> Arabic
Darija <=> English

A technical translator you can trust

Research Interests

Natural Language Processing; Syntax; Semantics; Pragmatics; Phonology; Cultural Studies; Psycholinguistics; Localization Engineering; Analysis of variations in spoken and written languages


A localization Engineer and a Linguistic Researcher with an extensive experience in natural language processing systems; My academic and professional areas of specialization are the analysis of style in spoken and written languages, language models, and grammatical analysis. I conduct research in the field of English linguistics with a special emphasis on stylistics, morphology as well as syntax. Highly efficient and has a good eye on detail. Able to play a key role in analyzing problems and come up with creative solutions

Education and Qualification University of Franche Comté – Besancon, France

2003-2006 PhD research in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
2002-2003 MPhil of Applied Linguistics (Diplôme d’études Approfondies)
2000-2002 M.A of Applied Linguistics & Technical Translation
1994-1999 B.A of Applied Linguistics & Cultural Studies.

Computer Skills

Localization Engineering Content Management System (CMS); Net’Q; PoEdit; Tag Editor; Remote Desktop; Citrix Applications; Windows Server; CAT Tools; Trados; Terminology Management; Open Language Tools; SDL WorldServer; .NET Framework; HTML; CSS; XML; XSLT; SQL; Visual Studio

Linguistic Programming Part-of-Speech tagging (POS); Categorial grammars; IOB Tags; Textual Corpora; Semantic Parsing; Speech Synthesis Markup Language; Pronunciation Lexicon Specification (PLS); Semantic Interpretation for Speech Recognition (SISR); Terminology Ontologies; Lemmatization; Emacs; LaText; Python; Arabic Treebank (ABT), Statistical Language Modeling; Probability

Software Testing Agile; Waterfall; Manual Testing; Automated Testing; Functional Testing; UAT; Performance Testing; Smoke Testing; Regressive Testing; Jira; Quality Center; Evantum; Test Track; Localization Testing

Employment and Experience Translation Projects

Linguist Engineer - World Programming System - UK - February 2014 -
Technical Analyst, – Johnson &J Johnson - UK - October 2012 – January 2014
Localization Quality Engineer - EMC Europe – May - September 2012 - UK
Localization Engineer - Bond Software International - December - August 2011
Linguistic Validation Project Coordinator - January - December 2010 - UK
Localization Engineer - Tyco Dynamics - June 2010 - September 2011 - UK
Digital Editor - UniFrance - Paris - France - September 2010 March 2011


Transcribed audio scripts into written documents for "Nuance" via Local Concept, USA
Transcription/Translation Arabic Audio scripts into written document, Aristos Erevna, India
Transcription audio scripts into written word document, The Big Word, London

Pro bono Jobs

Monitoring progress in eliminating landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war", Landmine and Cluster Munitions’ Monitor, Ontario, Canada 2009
Active member helping non-profit organization in the development of their digital library database into Arabic and French languages; LingoTek; Verbix; and Wikipedia

Professional Organizations

Member of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Member of the British association of applied Linguistics (BAAL)
Associate linguist at the Chartered Institute of Linguists (IoL)




Driving License: Full European (Clean)
Working Permit: EEA Working Permit
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Sports / Fitness / Recreation4
Advertising / Public Relations4
Education / Pedagogy4
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Finance (general)4
IT (Information Technology)4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects11
With client feedback3
100% positive (3 entries)

Job type
Software localization1
Language pairs
Arabic to English4
English to Arabic3
English to Finnish3
French to Arabic2
Arabic to French2
English to French1
Specialty fields
Law (general)3
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.2
Medical: Health Care1
Computers: Software1
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama1
Law: Contract(s)1
Marketing / Market Research1
Other fields
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