I studied at Istanbul Technical University
and have a BSc in Chemical Engineering
. I have 9 years' work experience in several areas as a chemical engineer. I have about 12 years experience as a translator both for a company and freelance.
I have translated or edited the following document types:
technical specifications of diverse applications and products (for example, technical and legal specifications dictating the terms of a tender) user manuals and instructions (application instructions on the use of various products together with technical specifications, including part of a large project to translate a complete user manual for a telephone hand set and answerphone produced by a well known manufacturer) contracts and agreements (business related) legal documents and letters (letters from lawyers and legal statements) legislative documents (for example, regulations concerning the setting up of a branch office of a trades union)
technical abstracts from newspapers (for example detailed abstracts from technical articles related to the automotive industry) personal letters and notes on various subjects dietary breakdown for professional sportsmen
Document sizes ranged from 150 words to many pages, which needed to be completed within a tight time frame.
I abide by strict principles I have set myself to produce accurate, well researched and organised work within an agreed time frame.