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Member since Apr '07

Working languages:
Russian to English
English to Russian
English (monolingual)

Mark Berelekhis
Exemplary quality, truly bilingual

Brooklyn, New York, United States
Local time: 13:29 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian, English Native in English
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Literature, games, legal, marketing
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Affiliations Blue Board: Mark Berelekhis / Jenya Meltser-Rakevich
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Poetry & LiteratureMarketing / Market Research
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 5200, Questions answered: 2315, Questions asked: 143
Project History 10 projects entered    10 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Volume: 51500 words
Completed: Mar 2009
Russian to English
Translation of Technomagic -- a MMORPG

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters, Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Unlisted info:  Thanks to Mark's involvement the project got the spirit!

Volume: 5 pages
Completed: Dec 2008
Russian to English
Translation of a marketing survey

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters, Marketing / Market Research, General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
:  Quick response, nice communication and job done on time. Thanks!

Volume: 92500 words
Completed: May 2008
Russian to English
Full editing of a video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters, Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Konstantin Kisin: Mark's work was crucial to overall project success and one could not ask for a more reliable partner.

Volume: 3 pages
Completed: Nov 2007
Russian to English
Three page translation of a contract

Law (general), Law: Contract(s), Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Blue Board outsourcer info (50 to 100 entries):  No comment.

Volume: 1058 words
Completed: Nov 2007
Russian to English
Three medical-scientific articles

Medical (general), Science (general)
Blue Board outsourcer info (5 to 10 entries):  No comment.

Volume: 2500 words
Completed: Nov 2007
Russian to English
A powerpoint presentation on meteorological solutions

Electronics / Elect Eng, Environment & Ecology, Science (general)
Blue Board outsourcer info (50 to 100 entries):  No comment.

Volume: 2777 words
Completed: Aug 2007
Russian to English
8 page translation of a civil engineering project

Construction / Civil Engineering
Blue Board outsourcer info (0 to 5 entries):  Excellent job capturing the tone of the document.

Volume: 2 pages
Completed: Aug 2007
English to Russian
patients' hospitalization and discharge rights

Medical: Health Care, Medical (general), Medical: Health Care
Blue Board outsourcer info (0 to 5 entries):  No comment.

Volume: 22000 words
Completed: Jun 2007
Russian to English
Translation of a movie script

Poetry & Literature
Connexxion (for legal translation): No comment.

Volume: 50000 words
Duration: Aug 2008 to Dec 2008
Russian to English
Translation of numerous legal and financial texts

Law (general), Finance (general)
Blue Board outsourcer info (50 to 100 entries):  No comment.

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 6
Translation education Other
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at Jun 2005. Became a member: Apr 2007.
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Training sessions attended Understanding Your Client [download]
Professional practices Mark Berelekhis endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
WARNING: It has come to my attention that my resume is being used without authorization by a third party. Please be aware that any communication initiated from an e-mail address, Skype ID or phone number other than what's listed below is a SCAM. For this reason, I've had to remove my resume from my profile, but it is still available on request.

Translator by trade, I am a writer at heart (some of my writing can be read on my "Personal" page). Hence, I enjoy artistic/creative translations most of all -- literature, poetry, and any other field where language becomes more than just words.

In addition to literature, I provide outstanding translation services in the legal, marketing/advertising and business fields.

A special note on games. I have been an avid gamer since childhood (including competitive end gaming), but at this stage in my life, as a husband and father of three, I don't have a lot of time left for games. Luckily, I work in an industry where my love of games becomes an essential element in turning a pastime into a livelihood.

I have been working in the field on a regular basis since 2008 or so, and have translated or edited between two to three MILLION words for a dozen major game titles and countless casual/social. When it comes to games, I've seen it, I've played it, and I might have even translated it.

My daily output is generally in the area of 3000-4000 words, depending on the subject matter and complexity of the text.

Please feel free to contact me at any time via:

Phone: (917) 684 1681
Skype: mark.berelekhis
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 5369
PRO-level pts: 5200

Top languages (PRO)
Russian to English4156
English to Russian502
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences306
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature962
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama880
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters517
Law (general)425
Law: Contract(s)176
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings164
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino148
Pts in 56 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects10
With client feedback10
100% positive (10 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
Russian to English9
English to Russian1
Specialty fields
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Medical (general)2
Science (general)2
Law (general)2
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino2
Medical: Health Care2
Poetry & Literature1
Finance (general)1
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright1
Marketing / Market Research1
Law: Contract(s)1
Environment & Ecology1
Other fields
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Keywords: Literature, poetry, books, prose, fiction, novels, stories, games, video games, RPG, MMORPG, localization, localisation, legal, film and cinema, movie scripts, screenplays, subtitles, psychology, marketing, advertising, surveys, philosophy, theology, simultaneous interpreter, conference interpreter, transcription, editing, proofreading, перевод с английскогого, поэзия, литература, книги, проза, кино, сценарий, киносценарий, компьютерные игры, психология, маркетинг, локализация, синхронный переводчик.

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Feb 13

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