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Member since May '02

Working languages:
German to English
Russian to English
French to English
English to Tagalog
Spanish to English

Marcus Malabad
Quality, Accuracy and Experience

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Native in: English (Variants: US, Canadian) Native in English, Tagalog Native in Tagalog
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KudoZ leader This person is a top KudoZ point holder in German to English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at ProZ.com.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
ManufacturingScience (general)
Computers: SoftwareTelecom(munications)
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMechanics / Mech Engineering
Finance (general)Electronics / Elect Eng
Computers: Systems, NetworksAutomation & Robotics

German to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 25 - 35 EUR per hour
Russian to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 25 - 35 EUR per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 25 - 35 EUR per hour
English to Tagalog - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 25 - 35 EUR per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 25 - 35 EUR per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 3149, Questions answered: 1606, Questions asked: 934
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries De-En business/commerce, De-En engineering, De-En general, De-En medical, Es-En engineering, Es-En general, Es-En medical, Fr-En finance, Fr-En IT, Fr-En medical

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Moscow State University
Experience Years of experience: 34. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 1999. Became a member: May 2002.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Russian to English (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario, verified)
Russian to English (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters, verified)
German to English (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario, verified)
Memberships NAATI
TeamsTagalog On Target (c)
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ABBY FineReader 11, Adobe Acrobat X Pro, Adobe Photoshop CS, Deja vu X2, memoQ 2013 R2, Microsoft Office 2013, Norton 360, SDL Passolo 2009, SDL Trados 2007, SDL Trados Studio 2011, SDL Trados Studio 2014, Skype, Transit NXT, Translation Workspace, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
English translator from German, Russian, French, Spanish and Tagalog (as well as English > Tagalog)

(may vary according to the language pair, please inquire)

1) Engineering

Drives and automation: AC/DC converters, closed-loop controls, control engineering, field bus technology, programmable and numerical controls (PLC)

Electrical and power engineering: transformers, switchgears, electrical systems and networks, power cables, protective devices and relays, electrical measuring and analysis, telecontrol, semiconductors, test engineering, quality control, high-voltage engineering, power electronics, microelectronics, nanotechnology

Process engineering: injection, compression molds, dies, rollers, extrusion, plastics engineering, electroplating, welding, soldering, brazing, shearing, cutting, stamping, molding, rolling, forging, casting, smelting, die cutting

Assembly and manufacturing: assembly lines for the ff. industries - automotive, pharmaceutical, foodstuff and beverage, cosmetic, chemical manufacturing, biotechnology, electronics, consumer goods, publishing; machine tools, assembly automation systems and software, machinery and equipment such as conveyors, forklifts, cranes, tanks/containers, pumps, robots, machine presses, CNC; production concepts such as just-in-time, lean manufacturing, operations management, pilot plant, continuous flow process; warehousing and warehouse equipment; factory tools and equipment

Chemical engineering: lubricants and lubrication, synthetic oils, grease, detergents, engine/motor oils, automotive fluids, industrial oils, tribology

Materials science and engineering: metallurgy and mineralogy, composites, metal alloys, steels, polymers, semiconductors, biomaterials, nanomaterials, crystals

Railway technology: locomotives and bogies, brake tests, load tests, electric blocks, switches

Safety engineering: occupational health and safety, safety certification, risk assessment and management, failure prevention, personal safety equipment, fail-safe systems, troubleshooting, failure modes and effects analysis, safety in a factory setting, safety training; fire safety, alarms, firefighting systems and equipment, fire-resisting devices

Civil engineering: residential and commercial buildings; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); structural elements, building tools and equipment, cable and pipe laying, road works, construction materials and tools, heavy machinery, roadworks

Automotive engineering: heavy transport machinery, mining equipment, engines, combustion theory, pistons; robotics and robot assembly machines; assembly lines; brake systems; car assembly and manufacturing, car parts assembly and manufacturing

Oil and gas: economics of O&G, pipelines, drilling, mining, geology

Aviation and aerodynamics: principles of flight, aircraft components, JAR-OPS, aircraft engines (parts, mode of operation, theory of combustion), physics of aerodynamics (thrust and lift)

2) IT: databases, utilities, programming languages, Internet technology, network theory, artificial intelligence, CAD/CAM, data management and processing, consumer electronics, digital logic, instrumentation, modelling and simulation, system installation, informatics, data protection

3) Telecommunications: antennas, communication cables, microwave engineering, mobile communications, radio engineering, radio relay, telephony

4) Environmental technology: water and waste treatment, conveyor screws, purification plants, contamination and pollution, radiation containment, geology and geophysics, seismology and soil science

5) Science: astrophysics, geophysics, optics, probability theory, atomic and molecular science, quantum theory, electromagnetism, solid state, lasers, thermodynamics, organic and inorganic chemistry, mathematics, atomic theory

6) Business and finance: tax - especially transfer pricing, customs, corporate contracts, legislation, government, deeds, patent disputes

7) Pharmaceutical: patient information sheets and consent forms, clinical trials, assays, drug descriptions, trial reports

8) Art and literature: screenplays, plays, short stories

9) Sports: exercises, strength training, rowing, fencing, triathlon, scuba diving, running, swimming, cycling, archery, mountaineering, mountain-climbing, trekking, hiking, rock-climbing, extreme sports, paragliding

Web sites I helped translate:
SEW-Eurodrive De-En GSN Service De-En Team Prevent (B·A·D GmbH) De-En Alukoenigstahl De-En KUHN GmbH De-En Giscosa Es-En Strube GmbH & Co. KG De-En Raziol De-En Lemtronic Fr-En GM-Elektronik De-En embedded brains De-En Mikron Tool De-En GSE Intégration Fr-En Haldex De-En Bendel De-En Fincallorca De-En

BSc Physics (1986)
BA Russian (modern languages and literature) (1991)
MA Linguistics (1993)

(with concurrent studies of French, German and Spanish)

7 years of solid experience as an in-house English translator from Russian, German, French and Spanish at CBS News, Price WaterhouseCoopers and KPMG

17 years of experience as a freelance English translator

+30 years total working as a professional translator

+10 million words translated for +150 clients worldwide

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: 3694
PRO-level pts: 3149

Top languages (PRO)
German to English1798
Spanish to English458
Russian to English399
French to English390
English to Tagalog24
Pts in 9 more pairs >
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Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering170
Construction / Civil Engineering131
Electronics / Elect Eng113
Automotive / Cars & Trucks98
Engineering: Industrial64
Finance (general)62
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters54
Pts in 75 more flds >

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