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English to Russian
German to Russian
English to Ukrainian
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Russian to English

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Oksana Weiss
20 years in legal & medical translation

Coburg, Bayern, Germany
Local time: 20:32 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian, Ukrainian Native in Ukrainian
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English to Russian & English to Ukrainian volunteer translator
⚕Oksana Weiss is a Language Lead in
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- I have more than 20 years of experience in translating to and from English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian, including 10 year employment as an in-house translator with such multinational companies as Gillette and DTZ, as well as various NGOs (TACIS, EuropeAid), where English was the main language of communication. Since 2006 I work as a freelance translator mainly in the medical/pharmaceutical sphere with hundreds (and counting) of medical files translated, including protocols of clinical studies, investigator’s brochures, drug inserts, informed consent forms, articles in medical magazines, medical questionnaires, etc. In the legal sphere, I have translated contracts, articles of associations, leases, court papers, claims, witness statements, and judgments for the European Court of Human Rights, European Court of Justice, and Royal Court of Justice in London. In the financial/banking sphere, I have translated annual and quarterly business reports, financial statements, TORs, IPOs, letters of intent, commercial offers, terms and conditions, banking papers, etc.

Qualifications:
- MA in English Language and Literature, German as the second major, Karazin Kharkiv State University (1991-1997)

20 years of translation experience from and into English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian.

>20 million words translated since 1997 mainly in the medical, legal and financial spheres.

Language pairs: English-Ukrainian, Ukrainian-English, English-Russian, Russian-English, German-Ukrainian, German-Russian, Russian-Ukrainian, Ukrainian-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); financial and banking ( annual and quarterly business reports, financial statements, TORs, IPOs, letters of intent, commercial offers, terms and conditions, banking papers)

CAT-tools: SDL Trados Studio 2011, Wordfast Pro 3.4, Wordfast Pro 5, web-based, cloud and customer on-line tools

Quality control: Verifika 3.1

Additional materials: Own translation memories and termbases in the specific fields, glossaries and termbases provided by the customer, on-line and off-line vocabularies, lists of abbreviations, etc.

Personal qualities: Industrious, reliable, and honest, always following the customer's instructions, meeting the deadlines and paying close attention to details.

Brief list of customers:
  • Merck
  • Genentech
  • Novartis
  • Bayer
  • SEB Bank
  • National Bank of Ukraine
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Court of Justice
  • Royal Courts of Justice
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Total pts earned: 210
PRO-level pts: 206


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian144
English to Ukrainian36
French to Russian22
Russian to English4
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Medical88
Law/Patents44
Bus/Financial32
Other28
Tech/Engineering6
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Medical: Pharmaceuticals40
Law (general)36
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Law: Contract(s)28
Finance (general)16
Mathematics & Statistics16
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