Working languages:
Romanian to English

Alister Coates
Reliable + efficient Romanian to English

Local time: 11:05 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Project management
Also works in:
Government / PoliticsHistory
Law (general)Linguistics
Poetry & LiteratureManagement
Marketing / Market ResearchPrinting & Publishing
Names (personal, company)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Jan 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Romanian to English (University College London)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Alister Coates
E-mail: [email protected] Mobile: 0790 435 4116
Graduate with experience in translation and project management, fluent in Romanian with specialist knowledge of Eastern European culture.
• GBP 0.05 per word

• 2000-2500 words per day
• Rush delivery available
• No extra charge for overnight or weekend work
• No minimum charge

• Literary, arts and humanities texts
• Commercial
• Marketing, advertising
• Education
• Script translation and film subtitling
• Miscellaneous and general
• I also perform proofreading, revision and final editing.

I am a native English speaker, fluent in Romanian. I lived and studied for a total of four years in the Republic of Moldova. I also read Romanian and East European Studies at the School of Slavonic Studies, University College London. During my studies I have worked as a freelance translator and an interpreter for HMP Bronzefield. After graduating, I became a project manager for a translation company in London which gave me understanding of the translation industry and the need for projects to be delivered on time and to a high standard.

Educational Background
School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, 2005 – 2008
BA (Hons) in Romanian and East European Studies.

Liceul Mircea Eliade, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, 1996 – 2000
I undertook a substantial part of my secondary education in Moldova, studying and conversing in Romanian.

Translation / Interpreting Experience
Romanian language Interpreter, HMP Bronzefield, Ashford, Middlesex,
September 2006 – June 2007
One to one, group and telephone interpreting relating to a variety of sensitive issues.

Junior Project Manager, Rosetta Translation, Fleet Street, London,
June 2008 – October 2008
I coordinated the translation project cycle from sale to delivery, including liaising with clients, assigning the project to a suitable translator, proofreading and issuing invoices.

Freelance Translation
2005 - 2007
Various small projects including a patient medical questionnaire and a short theatrical play.
Keywords: Ro-En, fast, reliable Romanian to English translation, Rush delivery, proofreading, rolling delivery, references available on request, experienced

Profile last updated
Jun 5, 2009

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