Member since Oct '04

Working languages:
English to French

Nina Khmielnitzky
Certified translator, Eng-Canadian Fr

Local time: 16:54 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: French (Variant: Canadian) Native in French
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Telecom(munications)Marketing / Market Research
Furniture / Household AppliancesGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Human Resources

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 516, Questions answered: 330, Questions asked: 628
Project History 0 projects entered
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Glossaries Accounting, Appellations (Canada), architecture, Automobile, back-office application, Cinéma, Cuisine, divers, Entreprise, Finances

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Université de Montréal
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Jan 2002. Became a member: Oct 2004.
Credentials English to French (Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec, verified)
English to French (Université de Montréal, verified)
Memberships OTTIAQ
Software Adobe Acrobat, Fusion, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Excel, Termium, Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF), French (PDF)
Events and training
Professional practices Nina Khmielnitzky endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

NINA KHMIELNITZKY, Certified translator

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GOAL: To perfect my language skills in a number of areas in order to provide my customers with service beyond their expectations.

LANGUAGES: English to Canadian and standard French

Cable TV (DVR/PVR, digital box)
Cooking (recipes)
Electrical products
Ergonomics (WHMIS)
Furniture and household appliances
Human resources (procedures, letters, career monograph, job description, job offers)
Retail and catalogue descriptions
Telecommunications (wireless and mobile phones, user guides)
Training manuals


2016 and 2018 Mentor for two junior translators

Goethe Institute of Montreal
Advanced conversation course - Deutsch Aktuel


Word advanced

Rogers Wireless
Seven Habits of Very Efficient People

Goethe Institute of Montreal
Zertifikat Deutsch (advanced German)

Université de Montréal
B.A. specialized in Translation


Université de Montréal
B.A. Modern Languages (German and Russian)

Université de Montréal
Certificate in Spanish



Since June 2016                          Full time freelancer                                Montreal

Translator and reviser

n  Translate texts from agencies and direct clients in respect with
their tight schedule.

n  Revise texts of other translators.

n  Make recommendations in the correct use of the French language.

n  Conduct terminology research and update the database accordingly.


March 2005 to June 2016            Rogers Communications Inc.                Montreal

In-House Translator-reviser

n  Oversee the quality of outsourced translations.

n  Update and manage the translation memory.

n  Make recommendations in the correct use of the French language.

n  Translate promotions targeting French speaking consumers in
Quebec, Ontario and New-Brunswick.

n  Translate various documents (memo for the CEO, ads and promotions,
marketing documents, technical documents, training manuals, documents for new
services such as home security and wireless services) for internal and
external clients.

n  Proofread and approve ads.

n  Conduct terminology research and update the database accordingly.

n  Supervise new translators and junior translators.

n  Manage the department when required (receive translation requests,
assign projects according to my colleagues’ respective workload and return
translations to clients).



December 2002 to March
2005   Rogers Cable Inc.                                  Montreal


n  Coach junior translators, review their work and provide feedback.

n  Translate and proofread advertisements for New-Brunswick, Ontario
and Newfoundland cable and Internet subscribers.

n  Act as the primary translator for cable distribution.

n  Create and complete terminology listing.



March to November 2002          Kelly Services (Canada), Ltd.                 Montreal

In-House Translator, Reviser,
Linguistic Consultant

n  Translation of manuals designated for use by recruiters.

n  Translation of the quarterly newsletter and miscellaneous internal

n  Evaluation of French oral language skills of applicants from
English-speaking provinces.

n  Negotiation of deadlines and management of priorities with client.


September 1998 to March
2002   Sears Canada, Inc.               Ville

In-House Translator

n  Translate documents of a technical and/or general nature from a
variety of different fields such as training, clothing descriptions, letters
to customers.

n  Create and complete terminology listing.





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: 812
PRO-level pts: 516

Top languages (PRO)
English to French512
German to French4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
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IT (Information Technology)28
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion24
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters20
Medical (general)19
Tourism & Travel16
Finance (general)15
Electronics / Elect Eng15
Pts in 40 more flds >

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Keywords: standard French, French Canadian, Canadien français, Quebec French, General, général, Training manuals, ergonomics, ergonomie, WHMIS, SIMDUT, manuels de formation, Websites, sites Web, Telecommunications, Cable TV, DVR, PVR, digital box, wireless phones, mobile phones, cellular phones, user guides, télécommunications, télévision par câble, DVR, PVR, terminal numérique, téléphones sans fil, téléphones cellulaires, guides de l'utilisateur, Human resources, procedures, letters, career monograph, job description, job offers, ressources humaines, procédures, lettres, description de carrière, description de poste, offres d'emploi, kitchenware, articles de cuisine, retailing, vente au détail, marketing, brochures

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Dec 1, 2020

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