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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
Local time: 14:20 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English, Tagalog Native in Tagalog
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This person previously served as a ProZ.com moderator.
ProZ.com Kudoz editor
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwareTelecom(munications)
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMechanics / Mech Engineering
GeologyFinance (general)
Engineering (general)Electronics / Elect Eng
Computers: Systems, NetworksAutomation & Robotics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 3111, Questions answered: 1587, Questions asked: 929
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 translation experience: 30. 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
About me
English translator from German, Russian, French, Spanish and Tagalog (as well as English > Tagalog)

Expertise:
(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 and compression molds, diecasting, extrusion, plastics engineering; manufacturing and assembly; factory technology

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

Safety engineering: personal safety equipment, fail-safe systems, troubleshooting, failure modes and effects analysis, safety in a factory setting

Civil engineering: residential and commercial buildings, refrigeration and heating systems, structural elements, building tools and equipment, cable and pipe laying, road works, conveyors

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

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

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, geophyics, 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 BAD 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

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

(with concurrent studies of French, German and Spanish)

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

16 years experience as a freelance English translator

+29 years total working as a professional translator

+8.5 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: 3656
PRO-level pts: 3111


Top languages (PRO)
German to English1760
Spanish to English458
Russian to English399
French to English390
English to Tagalog24
Pts in 9 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering1583
Bus/Financial446
Other292
Medical242
Law/Patents215
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering150
Construction / Civil Engineering123
Electronics / Elect Eng107
Automotive / Cars & Trucks94
Finance (general)62
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters54
Mathematics & Statistics50
Pts in 75 more flds >

See all points earned >
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Profile last updated
Jan 20