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Member since Nov '08

Working languages:
German to Greek
English to Greek
Greek to German
English to German
German to English

Availability today:
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Irene Koukia - METAFRASMA
ProZ.com Professional Trainer
Professional, accurate, flexible.

Nea Elvetia (Vironas), Attiki, Greece

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) Native in German, Greek Native in Greek
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
26 positive entries
Translator likelihood
of working again (LWA)

Overall
(9 entries)
5
Last 12 months
(3 entries)
5

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German to Greek & English to Greek & English to German & Greek to German volunteer translator
German to Greek, English to Greek,
English to German, Greek to German
volunteer translator

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RESUME

Irene Koukia
49, Kristalli Str.
GR-16231 Nea Elvetia (Vironas)
Greece

Phone: (+30) 2130331758
Mobile: (+30) 6974126956
E-Mail: info@metafrasma.com & info@ikoukia.com
Skype: metafrasma
Website: metafrasma.com
Blogs: Metafrasma Irene Koukia Business Coaching and Consulting

Personal information:
Name: Irene Koukia
Birthday: 16.03.1972
Place of birth: Germany
Nationality: Greek

Studies:

2012 –2013 Fernakademie-Klett - Personal & Business Coach

2011-2012 MA in Translation Studies - University of Portsmouth

2008 – 05/2010 meta|φραση School of Translation Studies - Certificate, Specialization: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature

2008 – 2009 Hamburger Akademie für Fernstudien (Germany) - Journalism

1991 - 1992 IATA/UFTAA Advanced Course - Diploma: International Travel Consultant

1990 - 1991 IATA/UFTAA Standard Course – Diploma


Professional Experience: Actual Occupation

09/2008 - Today Freelance Translator/Localizer/Copywriter at METAFRASMA (owner)

01/2010 - Today Project Manager at Translators without Borders

09/2011 - Today Trainer & Mentor on Proz.com

01/2013 - Today Personal & Business Coach at I. Koukia & Associates - Personal & Business Coaching (owner)

Specialization: Literature, Humanities, Social Sciences, Travel & Tourism, Journalism, Games, Manuals, Technical texts, IT, Software & Hardware, Medical Equipment, Heath, Marketing, Surveys

Former Occupation
11/2007-09/2008 TUI HELLAS S.A. - Rhodes & Karpathos, Operation Manager
03/2006-11/2007 TUI HELLAS S.A. - Zakynthos, Destination Manager
11/2005-02/2006 TUI HELLAS S.A. - Athens, Assistant to Destination Manager
09/2005-10/2005 ACTIGLOBE S.A. - Athens, Product Manager – German Market
06/2005-08/2005 FREI Travel & Congress S.A. - Athens, Project Management
02/2003-06/2005 AMPHITRION HOLIDAYS S.A. - Athens, Area Manager
02/2002-11/2002 KAMARI TOURS S.A. - Mykonos, General Manager
01/2001-09/2001 G.A.T.S. Travel S.A. - Mykonos, General Manager
02/1999-12/2000 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. - Mykonos, General Manager
04/1995-02/1999 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. - Naxos, General Manager
11/1994-04/1995 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. - Athens, Contracting department
11/1993-11/1994 DOLPHIN HELLAS - Athens, Group department
05/1989-10/1993 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. - Skiathos, PA to the Manager

Parallel employment:
10/1997-06/1998 I.E.K. Naxos, Greece - Teacher
Subject of teaching: Tourism I & II (Management, 2 semesters)
10/1998-05/2000 German Teacher
(Freelancer) - All levels
10/1996 - 03/1997 Radio Naxos
Radio Producer

Recent translation projects:
You may view the actual list of recent projects, including feedback from clients at PROZ under my profile: http://www.proz.com/translator/957755

Book translation:
2010 Danny the Dragon “Meets Jimmy” by Tina Turbin, (EN-EL)
Imaging Publishing Group, Dunedin, FL 34697, USA
Soft cover ISBN: 978-0-9800721-0-5, Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-9800721-1-4

Trainer at PROZ.com:
All Sessions are available here: ProZ

Languages:
• Greek Fluent (native)
• German Fluent (native & Teaching permit for Greece)
• English Fluent

Computer skills:
Excellent MS-Office and internet-skills as well as experience working on: NOVEL, AVIS, MULTI, PANASOFT/TRAVEL FORCE, SUMMIT, SAP, ASSET, PROJETEX, TRANSLATION3000

Software available:
• Windows 7
• MS-Office 2013 Professional
• Open Office 4.0.1
• Abbyy FineReader Pro 10
• Adobe Acrobat XI
• Visio 2013
• Project 2013
• Access 2013
• Xbench

CAT Tools:
• SDL Trados 2014 Suite Freelance
• SDL Trados 2007 Suite Freelance
• Passolo 2007
• Passolo 2014
• MultiTerm Extract 2014
• Wordfast Anywhere
• Subtitle Workshop
• Alchemy Catalyst 9.0 Translator/PRO
• Alchemy Catalyst 10 Lite
• Across 5
• Transit NXT Freelance
• DejaVu X2
• MemoQ 2013
• MemSource Cloud
• XTM
• Fluency Professional 2013
• Google Translator Toolkit

Professional Memberships:
• Mediterranean Editors and Translators
• IAPTI
• STEMG
This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects368
With client feedback12
Corroborated12
100% positive (12 entries)
positive12
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation303
Editing/proofreading41
Software localization13
Website localization5
Training session2
Subtitling2
Transcription1
Operations management1
Language pairs
German to Greek153
English to Greek128
English to German56
Greek to German40
Greek to English12
4
German to English3
English1
Greek1
Specialty fields
Computers: Software51
Furniture / Household Appliances36
Medical: Instruments27
Mechanics / Mech Engineering22
Computers: Systems, Networks21
Law: Contract(s)21
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs21
Tourism & Travel20
IT (Information Technology)20
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino20
Business/Commerce (general)18
Internet, e-Commerce18
Telecom(munications)17
Manufacturing14
Computers: Hardware12
Medical: Health Care12
Nutrition10
Food & Drink10
Journalism9
Marketing / Market Research9
Finance (general)9
Construction / Civil Engineering9
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng9
Automotive / Cars & Trucks9
Surveying8
Engineering: Industrial7
Medical (general)7
Cosmetics, Beauty6
Energy / Power Generation6
Linguistics6
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion6
Cooking / Culinary6
Other6
Transport / Transportation / Shipping5
Government / Politics5
Law (general)5
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)4
Livestock / Animal Husbandry4
Advertising / Public Relations3
Medical: Pharmaceuticals3
Automation & Robotics3
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters3
Patents2
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright2
Electronics / Elect Eng2
Education / Pedagogy2
Media / Multimedia2
Computers (general)2
Medical: Dentistry2
Retail2
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama2
Economics1
Insurance1
International Org/Dev/Coop1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Religion1
Investment / Securities1
Real Estate1
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Medical: Cardiology1
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings1
Geology1
Poetry & Literature1
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)1
Military / Defense1
Environment & Ecology1
Printing & Publishing1
Music1
Management1
Names (personal, company)1
Astronomy & Space1
Aerospace / Aviation / Space1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Human Resources1
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)1
Other fields
Keywords: Translation Services, translation, translator, software localization, subtitling, localization, Literature, Humanities, Social Sciences, Tourism, Journalism, Books, Articles, Documents, Übersetzung, Übersetzerin, Tourismus, Journalismus, Literatur, Geistes-und Sozialwissenschaften, Lokalisierung, Untertiteln, Bücher, Artikel, Μετάφραση, μεταφράστρια, μεταφραστής, υποτιτλισμός, Λογοτεχνία, Ανθρωπιστικές Επιστήμες, Κοινωνικές Επιστήμες, τουρισμός, Δημοσιογραφία, βιβλία, άρθρα, μελέτες





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