Member since Apr '11

Working languages:
English to Swahili
English to Hausa
English to Somali
English to Oromo
English to Amharic

Availability today:

May 2017

Zubeir Ndarawa
Reliable African Translations Provider

Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Local time: 00:18 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Swahili Native in Swahili
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10 years experience in working with Swahili, Kiswahili, Somali, Kirundi, Kinyarwanda, Hausa, Yoruba, Tigrinya, Amharic, Oromo, and other African languages
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This translator is helping to localize into Swahili
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Transcription
Specializes in:
Computers: HardwareManagement
Law: Contract(s)IT (Information Technology)
Environment & EcologyEducation / Pedagogy
Cooking / CulinaryComputers: Systems, Networks
Computers: SoftwareMarketing / Market Research
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Words translated: 2,841
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 12, Questions answered: 8
Project History 0 projects entered
Blue Board entries made by this user  31 entries

Payment methods accepted Skrill, Wire transfer, MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, Payoneer, Western Union, ACH Transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 7. Registered at Apr 2011. Became a member: Apr 2011.
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Idiom, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, NTR2, XML Editor, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Professional practices Zubeir Ndarawa endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Swahili, Somali, Kirundi, Kinyarwanda, Hausa, Yoruba, Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromo, Nuer, Sango and other African languages are available 24/7 for your business

I'm a certified, professional, and native Tanzanian Swahili translator with 9 years experience in working with global companies such as Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung, Sony, BBC, CNN, UN, QuestNet, DoubleTree by Hilton, Whitefriars, Family Mosaic, etc.

My Fields of Expertise:
IT, Marketing, Telecommunications, Financial, Medical, Educational, Legal, Business, Management, Commerce, General, etc.

My Services:
Translation, Transcription (Audio/Video translation), Interpretation, Revision, Editing, Proofreading.

My CAT tools:
Trados, SDLX, Microsoft Localization 6.12, Microsoft Localization Studio 4.8, NTR2, Idiom WorldServer, Wordfast, XML Editor, Office 2003/2007, MS TRES and TermStudio, etc.

Swahili TMs of more than 3 million words are available in different fields with Samsung, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, BBC, CNN, UN, DoubleTree by Hilton, QuestNet, Whitefriars, Family Mosaic, Western Union, Bausch & Lomb, Gillette, Great Ormond Street Hospital, PHILIPS AVENT, Hyde & Minster, FNS(USDA), South Carolina Department of Social Services, Vermont, etc.

In addition, I am a professional reviewer/QAer with solid experience in using different LQA/LQI tools of Lionbridge, Moravia, Welocalize, etc, this allowed me to build a great team of professional African translators on a simple linguistic philosophy, we are now in the never ending pursuit of superior quality in both translation/localization and LQA services

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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: 12
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Swahili8
English to Hausa4
Top general fields (PRO)
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Computers: Software4
Poetry & Literature4

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