Member since Oct '12

Working languages:
English to Urdu
Urdu to English
English to Punjabi
Punjabi to English
Urdu to Punjabi

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April 2021

Saghir Ahmed
Premium Quality Urdu/Punjabi Translation

Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
Local time: 22:42 PKT (GMT+5)

Native in: Urdu (Variants: Pakistan, India) Native in Urdu, Punjabi (Variant: Pakistani) Native in Punjabi
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What Saghir Ahmed is working on
Oct 9, 2017 (posted via  Education domain, long term, 20k translated. ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Medical: PharmaceuticalsFinance (general)
Business/Commerce (general)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersMedia / Multimedia
Military / DefenseSafety

English to Urdu - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
Urdu to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
English to Punjabi - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
Punjabi to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
Urdu to Punjabi - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 12, Questions answered: 26, Questions asked: 2
Project History 0 projects entered
Blue Board entries made by this user  72 entries

Payment methods accepted Money order, Skrill, Wire transfer, Check, American Express, Payoneer, Transferwise, ProZPay | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Translation education Master's degree - MA English, MA Urdu Part-1
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Dec 2009. Became a member: Oct 2012.
Credentials English to Urdu (Islamia University BahawalPur, verified)
English to Punjabi (Bahauddin University Multan, verified)
Urdu to English (Graduation from BZU, verified)
Memberships Translators & Writers' Club, Notary Attestation
Software Adobe Acrobat, Crowdin, Easyling, Fluency, Google Translator Toolkit, Idiom, LocStudio, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, STAR Transit, STAR Transit , Plunet BusinessManager, Powerpoint, Protemos, Translation Center, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Smartcat, Smartling, STAR Transit, Transifex, Translation Workspace, Wordbee, Wordfast, XTM, XTRF Translation Management System
SDL Trados Studio 2014 - Advanced (Level 3)
Contests won 2014 annual translation contest: English to Urdu
Professional practices Saghir Ahmed endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
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Recently Completed Projects

1. Levi’s Training Modules (7 Modules, Manager’s Guide, Stylists training, Scenarios)
2. GSK’s all HSE contents
3. Murree Brewery Juices Product packaging Translation “Apple, Mango, Guava, Pineapple”
4. Translation of 5 Google Apps
5. Twitter 100% acceptance Ratio
6. Military contents (Guerrilla war, survival at sea and into enemy territory)
7. Microsoft Windows Azure English > Punjabi Shahmukhi
8. UK Insurance and Accident Claims (10k)
9. CIBC Canada whole website, Banking products, Ads, Info Material, forms, Press Releases
10. “What is Holocaust” UN Brochure
11. “Keller” News letter editing
12. Chevron – All Policy documents
13. One of largest Forex Operators “ORBEX” 53k/w translated
14. Leading global telecom Company 35k/w
15. Educational Contents (PW) translated 26k/editing 78k
16. Microsoft (Hancom) Project 20/w
17. Canadian Bank ads & related stuff: 8, 700/w
18. Financial Data 10,000/w - delivered
19. Dublin Museum brochure 4,580/w
20. Google Apps 5000/w
21. UK, Court Case (decree for divorce) 10,700
22. Leading Forex Company (EXNESS) 16-30,000/w
23. Medical Leading Company (clinical trials) 22,000/w
24. Punjab Oil Mills corporate documents and Press Releases
25. Google Tagging Project - delivered
26. Turkish University Website 4,885/w - delivered
27. Financial Reports/Microfinance bank of Pakistan 22,300/w
28. EU (Immigration Forms) Survey Form 5,000/w
29. USA Foreign Ministry web articles 11,000/w
30. Birmingham Court Case/Legal documents 23,000/w
31. HSE doc (Al-Khayat) 31,000/w
32. Nokia Project more than 50k/w translated
33. Clinical Trials (Pfizer) 200000/w
34. Diabetics Booklet 20,000/w
35. Samsung Translated 100/k words
36. Nottingham Court Case 13,000/w
37. Bone Morrow Transplant booklet 30k
38. Tourism complete website
39. Skype service and web
40. Safety Investigation Manual 17,850/w
41. E-Learning (distance learning) 40,000/w
42. Dementia Booklet 18, 000/w
43. Bereavement Booklet 6,500/w
44. Memory Loss Booklet 11,700/w
45. HeartWare-Patient_Handbook_ 13,045/w
46. Healthy Start 9,211/w
47. Constipation: 7,580/w

SDL TRADOS 2014 (compatible with trados 2011, 2009 & 2007), TWS/XLIFF EDITOR, WORDFAST PRO, Idiom, LocStudio & XTM/GTT

Translating is an Art, every linguist has his own experiences, understanding, exposure and above all, creativity to grasp the essence of a text, quality and accuracy comes through all of these aspects.

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Being among, and one of the top linguists in my language pair, is a top priority, so I care more with a focus on the quality, accuracy, consistency, requirements of my clients. QUALITY and ACCURACY is my passion and determination with believe to serve to the entire satisfaction of my clients. I do my best and work hard to make "once a client, forever a client", that's why, having a large clientele base in recent years, some even working with me for the last 4 to 5 years on regular and project basis.

I deliver error-free translations, which does not require to be proofread separately.

(Can handle and work on all types of files)
Senior English <> Urdu/Punjabi Translator, Native in Urdu and Native level expertise for Punjabi (Pak), I have 11 years’ experience in the field of Translation, Localization, Interpretation, Proofing, Creative Writing and as Consultant Linguist. I am on the panel of more than 20 leading global linguist firms and have worked for many important global projects which include:

* Everyday Translation of 2 to 3 documents (as In-charge Classified/
translations) includes
* FIR/ Legal Reports/Court Proceedings & Decisions/Claims/Power of Attorneys/Land Ownership documents
* Annual Reports and official Notices
* Educational Certificates
* Marriage Contracts/Birth Certificates/ID Cards
* Legal Agreements, Tender Notices, AGM

Medical & Health: work for NHS, UK:
* Medicine Testing & Medical Trials (FT, BT, Validation, editing)
* Medicine Information Leaflets
* Disease symptoms, diagnosis, precautions, treatments
* Medical Survey, Medicine Assessment Tests
* Bone Marrow Transplant booklets
* LVAD (Left Ventricular Device) booklet
* HeartWare Booklet
* Constipation
* Arthritis & You
* Facet & Keep Well
* Bereavement Booklet
* Migraine
* Post Mortem Booklets

Business & Finance/Marketing:
* Consumer Product Information/Manuals
* Market Surveys, Launch of Product, Press Releases
* FFC Documentary – Urdu Version, New Corporate Head Office – One of the prestigious clients
* Survey Forms, Market Analysis, Annual & Quarterly Reports, AGMs minutes etc.
* Linguist/Quality checker (Urdu) for Havalon Surveys

IT, Software Localization: Hardware and websites includes:-
* Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Language Portals
* HeyWood Software
* MoneyGram System
* Translated complete site

Education, Literature, Journalism:
* Subtitling/Translation (Movies)
* Press Releases
* Prospectus (for Masters. M.Phil. & PhD Programs) for NUST
* Book “Colors of Mehran” written by Pir Mukkaram Hussain Shah
* Translation of Time magazine and other articles for newspapers

UNO & Other Organizations:
* Translation (& editing) UNO’s (120 pages/A4) training booklet “Training course for Re-conciliators” (Gender Justice through the Reconciliation Project).
* Police Training Manual of Investigation for Punjab Police
* Translation (Editing): UNO (200 Pages/A5) booklet “Gender and Education in Rural Pakistan”

* Tourism, travel, hospitality
* Autobiography
* Regular Translator for many clients within Pakistan and New York, London and Dubai based clients
* PBM, FFC, Lafarge Pakistan, PTCL
* Government Ministries & Departments’ Notices, Tender notices, Official Circulars, Announcements & Other materials

I am also working for a leading advertising agency in Islamabad 'EverNew Concepts, as Senior Linguist, In-Charge Classified (Translation & Proofreading) +Creative Manager. My responsibilities include ensuring the highest quality of translations, timely delivery and supervising & guiding junior translators. I am also responsible to generate promotional ideas and write copy for different public and private sector clients.

Best Regards:

Saghir Ahmed
Senior English<>Urdu/Punjabi Translator/Linguist/Localizer/Creative Manager

RED Communications Arts (

Green Trust Tower, 4th Floor, Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad
Tel: + 92 (51) 2813077 Fax: + 92 (51) 2813088, Cell: 0300 533 7956
[email protected], [email protected], SKYPE: Saghir_51
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Total pts earned: 16
PRO-level pts: 12

Top languages (PRO)
Urdu to English8
English to Urdu4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Poetry & Literature4

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