Member since Nov '06

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

Valery Kaminski
Commitment and experience, here and now

Minsk
Local time: 22:14 FET (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
8 positive entries

User message
Read, extract the meaning, present it Russian
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
ProZ.com Kudoz editor
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelEnvironment & Ecology
Marketing / Market ResearchAdvertising / Public Relations
Human ResourcesManagement
Education / PedagogyPoetry & Literature
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

Volunteer translations

Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 1,621
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1782, Questions answered: 1414, Questions asked: 873
Project History 2 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Translation
Volume: 100000 words
Completed: Jul 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
A book on information management



Telecom(munications), Internet, e-Commerce, Management
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 20000 words
Duration: Jun 2007 to Apr 2008
Languages:
English to Russian
A series of articles for European Lung Foundation

Translating and proofreading materials for the ELF website.

Medical: Health Care
positive
:  We enjoy working with Valery--he does good work and is always very helpful and friendly.


Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Aviation, Food Policy, Information Management, Microelectronics (OLED), Pulmonology, Wound treatment, Разговорный русский
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Minsk State Linguistic University
Experience Years of translation experience: 23. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2005. Became a member: Nov 2006.
Credentials English to Russian (Minsk Linguistic University, Minsk, Belarus , verified)
Russian to English (Minsk State Linguistic University, Minsk, Belarus, verified)
Memberships N/A
TeamsProZ.com Russian Localization Team
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Valery Kaminski endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
About me
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Valery Kaminski

Valery Kaminski

Education:

Special Translation/ Interpretation Course, English <> Russian (1987 – 1989) (Minsk State Linguistic University, Military Dept)

Minsk State Linguistic University (1983 - 1990), summa cum laude, English and French languages

University College, Galway, Ireland (1994) – Summer ESP course

Job History:

1990 – 2005: Minsk State Linguistic University, Trainee Teacher (1990-1991), Teacher (1991-1996), Senior Teacher (1996-2005)

January 2005 – present time: freelance translator and interpreter

Background:

Minsk State Linguistic University for 15 years.

Freelance jobs (interpreting and translating) for OSCE, BAT (British – American Tobacco), JTI (Japan Tobacco International), The Daily Telegraph, NEXANS (Norway) and some other international organizations and companies.

Translated and interpreted for such organizations as IPM (Institute for Privatization and Management), Mizes Research Center in Minsk, Saachi and Saachi and a number of other promotion and advertising agencies.

Interpreted and translated for medical specialists visiting Chernobyl victims.

Translated scripts for commercials (for Saachi & Saachi, Minsk office) and documentary films, and prepared them for voiceover.

Translated 7 books (Tourist Attractions of Belarus, Social Sciences, Information Management).

Editing experience: 5 books

Efficiency: average – 2000 source words per day; up to 3000 in case of emergency

References: upon request

Rates: negotiable

Some of my projects in 2009:

New HD news production equipment, 3 k (Marketing)
Human Culture and Animal Treatment, 73 k (Social Sciences)
New Adidas line, 3 k (Marketing)
Promo materials, Golfonline, 2 k (Marketing)
Promo materials, Dorchester Hotel, ~ 4 k (Marketing)
Promo materials, Various Cyprus Hotels, ~ 25 k (Marketing)
News Items, ~12 k (News)
European Lung Foundation website, ~ 15k (Health General)
Health Questionnaires, ~ 7 k (Health General)
Materials for Emerald, ~ 5k (Marketing)
Brand brochures (HP, Grundfos, Nexans and some others) ~ 22k (Marketing: Transcreation)
5 Abstracts of famous books on management, ~ 12 k (Management)
HCFC phase out, ~ 7 k (Ecology/International Organizations)


Feel free to contact me for a quote: valkam64@gmail.com
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: 1805
PRO-level pts: 1782


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian1274
Russian to English472
English20
Belarusian to English16
Top general fields (PRO)
Other459
Art/Literary302
Tech/Engineering217
Marketing212
Bus/Financial188
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters175
Poetry & Literature140
Marketing / Market Research121
Business/Commerce (general)80
Advertising / Public Relations72
Education / Pedagogy59
Government / Politics56
Pts in 67 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 projects2
With client feedback1
Corroborated1
100% positive (1 entry)
positive1
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation2
Language pairs
English to Russian2
Specialty fields
Medical: Health Care1
Management1
Telecom(munications)1
Other fields
Internet, e-Commerce1
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Profile last updated
Oct 10