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English to Indonesian
Indonesian to English
English to Javanese
Javanese to English

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April 2014

Wiyanto Suroso
Creating value in your business

Depok, Jawa Barat (Djawa Barat), Indonesia
Local time: 19:05 WIT (GMT+7)

Native in: Indonesian(Variants: Standard-Indonesia, Javanese) Native in Indonesian
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Certified fast, accurate translator
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This translator is helping to localize into Javanese
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersMarketing / Market Research
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringMedical (general)
Internet, e-CommerceLaw (general)
Business/Commerce (general)Environment & Ecology

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2760, Questions answered: 2427, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Visa
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Glossaries Suroso's Business Gloss, Suroso's Dialect Gloss, Suroso's Ecological Gloss, Suroso's General Gloss, Suroso's IT Gloss, Suroso's Legal Gloss, Suroso's Medical Gloss, Suroso's Political Gloss, Suroso's Social Gloss, Suroso's Technical Gloss
Translation education Other - IPB
Experience Years of translation experience: 29. Registered at Mar 2009. Became a member: Dec 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Indonesian (University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, verified)
Indonesian to English (Himpunan Penerjemah Indonesia - HPI (The Association of Indonesian Translators), verified)
English to Indonesian (Himpunan Penerjemah Indonesia - HPI (The Association of Indonesian Translators), verified)
Memberships HPI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Idiom, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, CorelDraw, MultiTerm, Nuance OmniPage Professional, Visio, WinRAR archiever, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Forum posts 12 forum posts
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Professional practices Wiyanto Suroso endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Translation/localization, editing, proofreading, linguistic review, and interpretation

Corporate annual reports, project reports, journals, working paper, contracts/agreements, laws and regulations, training modules, manuals, guidelines, strategic/business plans, project proposals/tender documents, questionnaires, web contents, and connotation check on potential brand names

Subject areas:
e-commerce, law (general, contracts, patents), business/commerce/finance, advertising, marketing/market research, economics, human resources, environment/ecology, tourism & travel, government/politics, and social sciences

Key qualifications:
- Certified by the University of Indonesia (UI) for English to Indonesian; by the Association of Indonesian Translators (HPI) for English to Indonesian and Indonesian to English
- Certified PRO certificates for English to Indonesian and Indonesian to English
- A member of Board of Directors, HPI
- As a translator/editor since 1984 and now, a freelance full-timer
- Interpreting in workshops, seminar, training, meetings, and interviews
- 30-year experience as a socio-economic and environmental consultant in mostly public sectors, including in foreign-funded projects
- Official freelance translator/editor (under annual, renewable contracts) in several worldwide organizations
- Translated more than 2 million words for clients in 22 countries
- Use CAT tools, e.g. Trados (2007 & 2011), Wordfast, Idiom
- Have writing and terminology skills

▪ Training on Editing, HPI, Jakarta, 12 Oct 2013.
▪ Training on Contract Translation, HPI, Jakarta, 8 Sep 2013.
▪ Training on Legal Translation, HPI, Jakarta, 17 March 2013.
▪ Training on Consecutive Interpretation, HPI, Jakarta, 22-23 Oct 2011.
▪ Training on Trados as a CAT Tool, HPI, Jakarta, 21 May 2011.
▪ Seminar on Book Translation, HPI, Jakarta, 16 April 2011.
▪ Workshop on Interpretation, HPI, Jakarta, 19 Feb 2011.
▪ Training on Wordfast as a CAT Tool, Bahtera, Jakarta, 18 April 2010.
▪ Training on Article and Book Writing, Gema Insani Press, Depok, 10 May 2008.
▪ Training on Strengthening of Participatory Planning, Dev. Planning Board (Bappeda) of Depok City, Perform Project - Good Governance Innovation Forum, Depok, 8-9 April 2003.
▪ Training for Lead Consultants of ISO-9000, Min. of Industries & Trades - PT Prima Inti Mutu Andalan, Jakarta, 1998 (1 month).
▪ Training on Environmental Impact Assessment (Type A), Indonesian Consultants' Assoc., Jakarta, 1993 (2 weeks).
▪ Training on Cooperatives, Coop. Office of Bogor City, Bogor, 1984 (1 month).
▪ Training on Project Evaluation (Financial and Economic Analyses), Center for Agribusiness Dev., Jakarta, 1981 (1 month).

As a translator/editor/proofreader/linguist:
- Public sectors (reports), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), various consulting firms, >1,000,000 words since 1984
- Public sectors (reports), Editor (EN>ID), the World Bank, 147,000 words
- Human Resources (virtual driving training website, induction training guideline, ethical business training handbook, business ethic policy, code of ethics and compliance), Editor (EN>ID), Germany, UK, France, Canada, and Spain, 54,000 words
- Education (e-learning on language, education project reports, extension & training plans, training modules on manufacture of home furnishings, forest products, ISO), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), UK and Indonesia, 283,000 words
- Education (language test for foreigners), Reviewer (JV>EN), USA, 196 hours
- Environment (REDD, PES, Climate Change, Forestry, Socio-economy), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), a UN organization (Thailand), an international research center (USA), a university (USA), and an international research center (Indonesia), 462,000 words so far
- Energy (solar cell, oil production), Translator (EN>ID), Canada and Sweden, 14,000 words
- Economy (regional economy, gross regional domestic products), Translator (ID>EN), Indonesia, 75,000 words
- Sociology (PhD dissertation in Univ. of Queensland, Australia), Proofreader (EN), Indonesia, 100,000 words in 2 stages
- Marine (reports, professor’s scientific oration), Translator/Editor (ID>EN), Indonesia, 135,000 words
- Legal (law/regulations, contracts/agreements, patent), Translator (ID>EN), UK, Canada, Netherlands, Switzerland, Japan, Russia, and Indonesia, 100,000 words
- Information technology (mobile communication website, Internet security website, software package), Translator/Editor (EN>ID), German, Canada, Spain, Hungary, China, and Hong Kong, 60,000 words
- Information technology (mobile communications), Reviewer, Poland, 101 hours (EN>JV) and 35 hours (EN>ID)
- Tourism (business plan on eco-tourism, tourism promotional material), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), Brazil and Indonesia, 44,000 words
- Technical (production process flowcharts, procedures for the quality management system, specifications of heavy equipment, user manual on key management system for passport production), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), UK, USA, Japan, and Indonesia, 18,000 words
- Government (national strategic plan, good governance), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), USA and Indonesia, 45,000 words
- Finance (guideline for Islamic banks, auditor’s reports), Translator (EN>ID and ID>EN), Indonesia, 13,000 words
- Marketing (product promotion), Translator (EN>ID), Switzerland and USA, 5,000 words
- Marketing (on-line market surveys), Editor (EN>ID), Belgium, 13 hours
- Marketing (connotation checks/linguistic screens), Linguist (EN>ID and EN>JV), Germany, Switzerland, and USA, 30 potential brands
- Medical (medical care evidences), Translator (ID>EN), UK, 129 pages so far
- Medical (patient reported outcome/PRO measures, questionnaires, user manual of medical equipment), Editor (EN>ID), UK and India, 8,000 words
- Chemical (material safety data sheet), Translator (EN>ID), Canada, 4,000 words
- Military (defense website, peacemaking mission), Translator (EN>ID), USA and Australia, 9,000 words
- Human Rights (coalition on anti-slavery and human trafficking), Belgium, 3,000 words
- Letters (inter-government correspondence), Translator (EN>ID), Ireland

As an interpreter:
-Coordinated the provision of 37 person-days of simultaneous interpreter services (EN>ID and ID>EN) in 14 international events
-Consecutive interpreter (EN>ID and ID>EN), Public sector projects funded by the World Bank, ADB, and CIDA, a consulting firm in Indonesia, 8 long-term projects
-Consecutive interpreter (EN>ID and ID>EN), Overseas training of fishery researchers & officials to Thailand funded by ADB, a consulting firm in Indonesia, 2 events of 11 days each
-Consecutive interpreter (EN>ID and ID>EN), 7 person-days, 3 Australian insurance investigators and an Australian researcher

Types of clients: UN organizations, the World Bank, ADB, international NGOs, government ministries, private companies, consulting firms, law firms, insurance investigators, translation agencies, and individuals.

Countries of clients: incl. UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, USA, Canada, Australia, and Japan.

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Total pts earned: 2864
PRO-level pts: 2760

Top languages (PRO)
English to Indonesian1992
Indonesian to English768
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences183
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)237
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama227
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters167
Law: Contract(s)127
Government / Politics121
Business/Commerce (general)87
Internet, e-Commerce81
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