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September 2016

Oksana Weiss
15 years of legal & medical translations

Coburg, Bayern, Germany
Local time: 07:25 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian, Ukrainian Native in Ukrainian
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Oksana Weiss
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English to Russian & English to Ukrainian volunteer translator
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Brief information

- I have near native fluency in English achieved during 10 year employment as an in-house translator with such multinational companies as Gillette and DTZ, as well as various NGOs, where English is the main language of communication. Hundrеds (and counting) of legal and medical documents translated from Ukrainian and Russian into English

- I was born in Kiev and lived in Ukraine until recently moved to Germany due to marriage

- >10 years as a freelance translator providing professional written translations from and into English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian

- I have translated >12 million words since 2000 mainly in the medical and legal spheres

Language pairs: English-Ukrainian, Ukrainian-English, English-Russian, Russian-English, German-Ukrainian, German-Russian

List of services: Translation, proofreading/editing, quality assurance/linguistic proofreading, project management

Main fields of translation: medical and life science (protocols of clinical studies, informed consent forms, investigator brochures, drug inserts and labels, medical records); legal and contracts (contracts, agreements, articles of associations, powers of attorney, court papers, and other documents)

Brief list of customers includes private individuals as well as the major international companies, banks and regulatory bodies:
  • EMA (European Medicines Agency)
  • Genentech
  • Novartis
  • Sandoz
  • Ministry of Health of Ukraine
  • Bayer
  • High Court in London

  • CAT-tools: SDL Trados Studio 2011, Wordfast Pro 4.3, memoQ 6.2, web-based, cloud and customer on-line tools
  • Glossaries and termbases provided by the customer as well as own materials, on-line and off-line vocabularies, lists of abbreviations etc
  • High quality translation/proofreading under pressure and in rush situations
  • Industrious, reliable, and honest, always following the customer's instructions, meeting the deadlines and paying close attention to details
  • MA in English Language and Literature (1997, Kharkiv State University)
  • German B2.2, Deutsches Institut (2015-2016)
  • German C1, Volkshochschule (2016)
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Total pts earned: 210
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Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian144
English to Ukrainian36
French to Russian22
Russian to English4
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Law (general)36
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Law: Contract(s)28
Finance (general)16
Mathematics & Statistics16
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