Member since Sep '11

Working languages:
English to Ukrainian
English to Russian
German to Russian
German to Ukrainian
Ukrainian to English

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February 2018

Oksana Weiss
Legal & medical translation since 1997

Coburg, Bayern, Germany
Local time: 02:39 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian, Ukrainian Native in Ukrainian
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Jan 30:  EN>RU Investigator's Brochure for Celgene, ~40,000 words, nearing completion. ...more, + 12 other entries »
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English to Russian & English to Ukrainian volunteer translator
⚕Oksana Weiss is a Language Lead in
Wikipedia:WikiProject Medicine/Translation task force

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Heavy-duty translator, ensuring top quality translation of big volumes and quick turnaround thanks to the sophisticated translation/proofreading process

Brief information

Since 1997 I have translated more than 20 million words from and into English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian mainly in legal, medical, and financial fields. In 1997, I have graduated from Kharkiv National University with the Master's degree in English Language and Literature, German as a second major. Since then, I have worked as an in-house translator with various international companies, such as Gillette (currently Procter & Gamble), DTZ Debenham Zadelhoff and NGOs (TACIS, EuropeAid), where English was the language of communication. Since 2006, I work as a freelance translator and proofreader. I have successfully completed various translation projects, among others, in the medical and pharmaceutical field for Merck, Novartis, Bayer, and Genentech, in the legal and contractual field for the Royal Courts of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, and European Court of Justice.


MA in English Language and Literature, German as the second major, Karazin Kharkiv State University (1991-1997)

20 years of translation experience from and into English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian.

>20 million words translated since 1997 mainly in the medical, legal, and financial fields.

Language pairs: English-Ukrainian, English-Russian, Ukrainian-English, Russian-English, German-Ukrainian, German-Russian, Russian-Ukrainian, Ukrainian-Russian

Services: Translation, proofreading/editing/revision, quality assurance

Main fields of translation:

Legal and EU affairsEU laws, reports, standards, policy papers as part of EU-Ukraine legislation harmonization process, contracts, agreements, articles of associations, powers of attorney, court papers, judgments, court orders, witness statements

Medical and life science: protocols of clinical studies, clinical trials, informed consent forms, investigator brochures, drug inserts and labels, medical records, EMA papers

CAT-tools: SDL Trados Studio 2011, Wordfast Pro 3.4, Wordfast Pro 5, memoQ 2015, web-based, cloud and customer on-line tools

Quality control tool: Verifika 3.1

Additional materials: Own translation memories and termbases in the specific fields, customer glossaries, and termbases, on-line and off-line vocabularies, lists of abbreviations and terms, etc.

Personal qualities: Punctuality, discretion, and reliability

Brief list of customers:
  • Merck
  • Genentech
  • Novartis
  • Bayer
  • Government of Ontario
  • Ministry of Immigration of Canada
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Court of Justice
  • Royal Courts of Justice

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Total pts earned: 210
PRO-level pts: 206

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian144
English to Ukrainian36
French to Russian22
Russian to English4
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Medical: Pharmaceuticals40
Law (general)36
Medical (general)36
Law: Contract(s)28
Mathematics & Statistics16
Finance (general)16
Tourism & Travel4
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