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Member since Mar '05

Working languages:
English to Czech

Jaroslav Suchánek
musitronics (electronics4music) + IT

Czech Republic
Local time: 18:02 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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KudoZ leader This person is a top KudoZ point holder in English to Czech
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Electronics / Elect EngIT (Information Technology)
Media / MultimediaComputers (general)
MusicComputers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareTelecom(munications)
Computers: Systems, NetworksPhotography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 919, Questions answered: 462, Questions asked: 6
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Multimedia
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at ProZ.com: Jul 2000. Became a member: Mar 2005.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials N/A
Memberships AES - Audio Engineering Society
TeamsCzech Team
Software DejaVu, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
Website http://www.proz.com/pro/8741
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Professional practices Jaroslav Suchánek endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Areas of specialization:
general electronics;
computer's hardware/software manuals;
professional/consumer audio/video equipment (both analogue and digital);
music (both audio and art);
stage-lighting equipment;

Technical University Liberec, Czech Republic, degree in Electronics Engineering
State Language School Prague, technical translating course
Jazz Conservatory Prague, diploma in composing/arranging/production

Nationality (mother tongue): Czech
Source Language: English
Target Language: Czech

Professional Experience:
1998 - present - freelance technical translator
1992 - 1998 - music producer, studio recording equipment consultant, freelance sound engineer
1990 - 1992 - educational sojourn in UK = technical activities at recording studios and open-air music festivals
1985 - 1990 - Czech National Army Artistic Ensemble - supervisor sound engineer
1983 - 1985 - Czech State Radio - sound engineer

Dell Vostro 3700 - i5 450 Intel CPU, 8 GB RAM; 512 GB SSD disc, DVD-RW, Windows 7

CAT Tools:
SDL Trados Freelance 2007 SP2, WordFast, DejaVuX
Other software :
MS Office, Adobe Reader, Abbyy Fine Reader (OCR)

Always negotiable and fluctuate significantly, depending on the job volume,
time requirements, requested format, etc.

Summarised list of finished projects: Professional/consumer audio/recording equipment manuals:
Lexicon PCM effect processors, OTARI studio multitrack machine, OTARI audio distribution box, Mackie active loadspeakers, Behringer Product Catalogues, Behringer Dynamic Processors manuals, DPA microphones manuals, Thomson Multimedia product catalogues, etc.

MIDAS Heritage mixing console, Yamaha digital mixing console, Neve Flying Faders mixing console, Fairlight digital recording systems, Klark Teknik Dynamic processors, Roland drumset machines, Technics piano/keyboards, Fostex HDD recording system;

Technical reports from recording studios, concert gigs and festivals; press releases; musicians' profiles; CD's and DVD's reviews, etc.

Computer's hardware/software manuals:
Fairlight Audio-Editor software manual, Panasonic Video-Editor software manual, Sony Vaio notebook manuals, Hewlett-Packard office equipment (scanner/printer/copier), manuals and marketing materials (dozens of documents), etc.

Stage lighting equipment:
HOG Theatre Console, TECHNOBEAM Conventional and Intelligent Fixtures, Leprecon Memory Console, etc.

...and hundreds of similar documents/projects since 1997.

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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: 923
PRO-level pts: 919

Top languages (PRO)
English to Czech915
German to Czech4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 2 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Electronics / Elect Eng349
Engineering (general)124
IT (Information Technology)63
Computers: Software36
Media / Multimedia32
Pts in 21 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 projects7
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Czech7
Specialty fields
Electronics / Elect Eng6
Computers: Software2
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)1
Computers (general)1
Media / Multimedia1
Other fields
Engineering: Industrial1
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