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Member since Aug '04

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

Kirill Semenov
60+ books translated and published

Ukraine
Local time: 04:48 EET (GMT+2)

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

on Willingness to Work Again info
13 positive entries

Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
ProZ.com Kudoz editor
Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers: HardwareScience (general)
ReligionPhilosophy
Poetry & LiteratureHistory
Government / PoliticsComputers: Systems, Networks
Computers: SoftwareSocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 10867, Questions answered: 5276, Questions asked: 403
Project History 22 projects entered    20 positive feedback from outsourcers    6 positive feedback from colleagues
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Translation
Volume: 100000 words
Completed: Sep 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
Wireless networking devices



Computers: Hardware, Computers: Software, Computers: Systems, Networks
positive
Marie-Claude Falardeau: Kirill has been a great help for the completion this large-scale project. He has been very reliable, great communication, and we are glad we can count on him for future projects.

Colleague feedback:

Vladimir Lioukaikine: It's always a pleasure to work with Kirill. He is industrious, creative and very effective. A born linguist with scientific background - what a perfect package! We've done several projects together and all of them were a thorough success.

Translation
Volume: 12000 words
Completed: May 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
A manual for an automated starch production equipment



Engineering: Industrial
positive
Prolinguo: Kirill, great professional to work with. Excellent communication, reliable and accurate work.

Translation
Volume: 2000 words
Completed: Jan 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
Educational materials related to children with autism



Education / Pedagogy
positive
Yuri Geifman: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 50000 words
Completed: Jan 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
A GPS device and software localization & manuals



Computers: Software
positive
Atom e-City: Did a great work on this tricky project!

Colleague feedback:

Vladimir Lioukaikine: This one was a real toughy. I don't think I would have made it without Kirill's backing. Thanks a lot for all your help, partner!

Translation
Volume: 5200 words
Completed: Nov 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Website of a leading hard liquors producing company



Advertising / Public Relations
positive
Babel Media: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 2000 words
Completed: Sep 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Oil Trade Ananlysis



Finance (general)
positive
Olga Demiryurek: No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 12000 words
Completed: Sep 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Health & Safety Test on Civil Engineering/Construction (CITB)



Engineering (general)
positive
Global Communicators: Very Professional. Delivered exceptional quality work, ontime and on brief.

Translation
Volume: 3000 words
Completed: Sep 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
CITB Booklet on Health & Safety Tests



Education / Pedagogy
positive
Global Communicators: Great to work with.

Translation
Volume: 1000 words
Completed: Sep 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
A McDonald's Comic



Poetry & Literature
positive
Global Communicators: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4800 words
Completed: Jul 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Islamic Rules of Warfare



History
positive
ProZ.com platinum member info:  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 2500 words
Completed: Jun 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
A transcript for Intel Overview Video



Computers: Hardware
positive
Gennady Pritsker: I chose Kirill from among a number of bidders, on the basis of his elegant and idiomatic translation of the sample. The entire project was completed in the same vein. I would absolutely work with Kirill again.

Translation
Volume: 5000 words
Completed: Dec 2004
Languages:
English to Russian
An article on Christianity (`Is Christmas Christian?')



Religion
positive
Bill Greendyk: Excellent communication, project delivered before deadline, client very satisfied with end result!

Translation
Volume: 8000 words
Completed: Oct 2004
Languages:
English to Russian
`Emergency Response on Terrorism' official guide



Government / Politics
positive
Olga Demiryurek: Knowledgeable and experienced translator. High level of competence in language skills. Reliable and honest.

Colleague feedback:

Olga Demiryurek: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 10500 words
Completed: Sep 2004
Languages:
English to Russian
A set of articles on the political situation in Israel



Government / Politics
positive
ProZ.com platinum member info:  My client was very pleased with Kirill's translation

Translation
Volume: 14500 words
Duration: Oct 2005 to Nov 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Articles on human trafficking



Government / Politics
positive
ProZ.com platinum member info:  No comment.

Colleague feedback:

Mikhail Kropotov: I enjoyed working with Kirill
Konstantin Kisin: No comment.
Larissa Dinsley: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 45000 words
Duration: Nov 2004 to Mar 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
IT-related marketing materials for a well-known hardware manufacturer

Projects translated on a monthly basis.

Computers: Hardware
positive
Linguaset: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 35000 words
Duration: Nov 2004 to Mar 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
Movie reviews for a popular world-wide TV channel

On an ongoing basis since November 2004.

Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
positive
ProZ.com platinum member info:  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 25000 words
Duration: Aug 2005 to Sep 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Localization of a training software for car drivers



Computers: Software
positive
ProZ.com platinum member info:  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 10000 words
Duration: May 2005 to Mar 2006
Languages:
English to Russian
Marketing descriptions and manuals on developmental toys for babies



Marketing / Market Research
positive
ProZ.com platinum member info:  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 200000 words
Duration: Dec 2005 to May 2008
Languages:
Localization of a Sony VAIO software



Computers: Software
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4000 words
Duration: Aug 2005 to Oct 2005
Languages:
English to Russian
Music contest website for a world-known mobile phones manufacturer



Internet, e-Commerce
positive
Babel Media: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3000 words
Languages:
English to Russian
A part of the website for a prominent mobile phone producer

Web-based user interface for an automated configuration of a mobile phone for one of the leading mobile phone manufacturer.

Telecom(munications)
 No comment.


Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries Archaeology, Architecture, Bible, History, Peoples of the World, Religion
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2003. Became a member: Aug 2004.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsProZ.com Russian Localization Team
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Catalyst, DejaVu, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MS Office, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
Contests won Second ProZ.com Translation Contest 2007: English to Russian
Professional practices Kirill Semenov endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Scientific background (mathematics and computer sciences),
humanitarian translation experience,
excellent writing skills,
and creative approach
make a harmonious amalgam
resulting in both accurate
and pleasant-to-read translations


* Computers, Networking, IT
* Computer, Video and Mobile Games
* Literature, Fiction, Short Stories

* Politics, Antiterrorism, Human Trafficking
* Philosophy
* Religions (Christianity, Buddhism, Islam and others)
* History
* Social Sciences
* Football (soccer) and other Sports

* General
* Popular Science
* Natural Sciences
* Tourism
* Mysticism
* Mythology


43 years old. Kiev State University MS degree in applied mathematics. Post-graduate school at the Institute of Cybernetics (Ukrainian Academy of Sciences). Five years of experience in software development and technical writing (GIS- and CAD-like systems, touch-screen business organizers).

Seventeen years of non-stop translation experience. 70+ books translated, 60+ of these published, including books of Joseph Campbell, Carlos Castaneda, Jackie Chan, Chuck Norris, Richard Bandler, Robert Monroe, Krishnamurti, Osho, Karen Armstrong and others. The total experience amounts to 20-25 million words. Please find the list of books translated and published below, in the downloadable CV, the list of projects - at "Project History" field.

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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: 11316
PRO-level pts: 10867


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian6216
Russian to English3318
English311
Russian263
Latin to English169
Pts in 25 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Art/Literary2941
Tech/Engineering2765
Social Sciences1355
Other1192
Science834
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature1248
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters412
Computers: Software350
Linguistics349
Religion339
History334
Government / Politics309
Pts in 92 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 projects22
With client feedback20
Corroborated20
100% positive (20 entries)
positive20
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation21
Editing/proofreading1
Language pairs
English to Russian21
Specialty fields
Computers: Software4
Government / Politics3
Computers: Hardware3
Education / Pedagogy2
Telecom(munications)1
Internet, e-Commerce1
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama1
Marketing / Market Research1
Religion1
Poetry & Literature1
Computers: Systems, Networks1
Engineering: Industrial1
Advertising / Public Relations1
Engineering (general)1
History1
Other fields
Finance (general)1
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Profile last updated
Jun 24



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