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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

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Irene Koukia - METAFRASMA Professional Trainer
Professional, accurate, flexible.

Nea Elvetia (Vironas), Attiki, Greece
Local time: 14:32 EET (GMT+2)

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

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

(10 entries)
Last 12 months
(2 entries)

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

Phone: (+30) 2130331758
Mobile: (+30) 6974126956
E-Mail: &
Skype: metafrasma
Blogs: Metafrasma Irene Koukia Business Coaching and Consulting

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


2014 - in progress - Hellenic Open University - Business Administration

2012 –2015 - Fernakademie-Klett - Personal & Business Coach

2011-2012 - MA in Translation Studies - University of Portsmouth

2008 – 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

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:

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
All Sessions are available here: ProZ

• 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 2015
• MultiTerm Extract 2014
• Wordfast Anywhere
• Subtitle Workshop
• Alchemy Catalyst 9.0 Translator/PRO
• Alchemy Catalyst 10 Lite
• Across 6
• Transit NXT Freelance
• DejaVu X2
• MemoQ 2014 R2
• MemSource Cloud
• Fluency Professional 2013
• Google Translator Toolkit

Professional Memberships:
This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects375
With client feedback12
100% positive (12 entries)

Job type
Software localization13
Website localization5
Training session2
Operations management1
Language pairs
German to Greek156
English to Greek132
English to German56
Greek to German40
Greek to English12
German to English4
Specialty fields
Computers: Software51
Furniture / Household Appliances39
Medical: Instruments27
Mechanics / Mech Engineering22
Law: Contract(s)21
Computers: Systems, Networks21
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs21
Tourism & Travel20
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino20
IT (Information Technology)20
Internet, e-Commerce18
Business/Commerce (general)18
Computers: Hardware12
Medical: Health Care12
Marketing / Market Research12
Automotive / Cars & Trucks11
Finance (general)10
Food & Drink10
Construction / Civil Engineering9
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng9
Cooking / Culinary7
Engineering: Industrial7
Medical (general)7
Energy / Power Generation6
Cosmetics, Beauty6
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion6
Government / Politics5
Law (general)5
Transport / Transportation / Shipping5
Livestock / Animal Husbandry4
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)4
Electronics / Elect Eng4
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters3
Medical: Pharmaceuticals3
Automation & Robotics3
Advertising / Public Relations3
Medical: Dentistry2
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright2
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama2
Media / Multimedia2
Education / Pedagogy2
Human Resources2
Computers (general)2
International Org/Dev/Coop1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Investment / Securities1
Medical: Cardiology1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Real Estate1
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)1
Aerospace / Aviation / Space1
Environment & Ecology1
Military / Defense1
Printing & Publishing1
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)1
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Poetry & Literature1
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings1
Names (personal, company)1
Astronomy & Space1
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