1. Areas of specialisation:
a) Technical translations: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Oil & Gas Industry, Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Communications, Laser Technology, Optics, Acoustics, Non-destructive Testing, Electronic Products, Information Technology, Environmental Studies.
b) Medical translations: Clinical Randomisation Studies, Pharmacology, Drug Usage Studies, Research Screening Studies, Medical Equipment, IT Technology in Randomisation Studies.
c) Education: Education Materials.
d) All sorts of Manuals and Instructions for the above mentioned topics, including specifications, tables, drawings, etc.; also general texts, such as leaflets, brochures, correspondence, documents, business cards, marketing and advertising materials.
2. Computer hardware and software:
Hardware - Intel Pentium 4 Processor.
Software - Microsoft Windows XP; Microsoft Office 2000; Programs: Trados 6.5 Freelance, Trados MultiTerm, Multilanguage Support, Acrobat Reader, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Binder, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Photo Editor, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works Task Launcher, MSN Explorer, Outlook Express, Mathcad, TextBridge, VirusScan McAFEE, etc; Accessories: Notepad; Word Pad, etc.
Printer - Hewlett Packard Laser Jet 6L.
Scanner - Flatbed Colour Scanner 4800 P.
3. Language specific software:
a. TRADOS 6.5 Freelance
b. TRADOS MultiTerm
c. SDLX Standard
4. Translation capacity: 1,500 - 2,000 words/day
5. Rates: 40GBP per 1,000 words
Volume discounts: 10,000 + words: 10%; 20,000 + words: 20%
Minimum charge: 10GBP (for small translations - less than 200 words)
Proof-reading and editing: 15GBP per hour
Freelance Translator in the UK (Nottingham) since 1997
- for translation companies.
Translator on freelance basis in Russia (Moscow) since 1978
- for scientific and technical journals and publishers.
More than 40 publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings and 4 patents.
PhD in Engineering and Technology, from Moscow Aviation Technology University and the Supreme Qualification Commission of the USSR (Russia)
MSc in Radio Engineering, from Moscow Power Engineering University (Russia)
First degree in Technical Translation from English into Russian, from Moscow Aviation Technology University (Russia)