Member since Dec '06

Working languages:
English to Russian
French to Russian
Russian (monolingual)

Vladimir Vaguine
Translator since 1982

Nizhniy Novgorod, Nizhegorodskaya Oblast', Russian Federation
Local time: 15:11 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Law (general)
Law: Contract(s)Medical (general)

Rates
English to Russian - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 EUR per word
French to Russian - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 EUR per word
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2129, Questions answered: 880, Questions asked: 35
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Master's degree - Department of Interpreting/Translation, Gorki State Teacher's Training Institute of Foreign Languages, Russia
Experience Years of translation experience: 37. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2001. Became a member: Dec 2006.
Credentials English to Russian (Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, verified)
French to Russian (Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, Powerpoint, Wordfast
Professional practices Vladimir Vaguine endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio
SUMMARY:
Certified translator with more than 30-year experience of in-house and freelance work in various fields. Although I can translate from Russian both to French and English when needed, I don't want to deprive French and English native speakers of their daily bread :-), that's why I prefer translating into my native language only, providing high-quality texts in a plain Russian.
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MOTHER TONGUE:
Russian
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EDUCATION
1977-1982: Department of Interpreting/Translation, Gorki State Teacher's Training Institute of Foreign Languages (now Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod), Russia
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EXPERIENCE:

1996-present: Currently working as a full-time freelance translator of English-Russian and French-Russian, have been involved with various medical texts (articles, guidelines, medical imaging software manuals, clinical trials protocols and reports, questionnaires, informed consent forms, etc.), legal and business documentation (correspondence, contracts, promotional materials, bank documents, corporate statements, memorandums and articles of association), etc. Proofreading work of other translators.

1995-1996: OAO "NITEL" (Television Plant), Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
Position: senior translator.
Duties: technical and business/legal translation, co-ordination of translation projects.

1994-1995: Nika, Ltd., Exhibition Centre, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
Position: assistant project manager.
Duties: amongst others, translation of various business documents such as correspondence, contracts, promotional materials, etc.
At the same time continued working as a part-time freelancer, mainly in the scitech and medical fields.

1992-1994: Full-time freelance translator.
Translated all kinds of documents in various fields, including certificates, statements, contracts, user's manuals, articles on medical and veterinary issues, scitech materials, a book on training dogs, etc.

1984-1992: Bureau of Scientific-and-Medical Information, Gorki Research Institute of Paediatrics (Republican Gastroenterology Center), Gorki, Russia.
Position: full-time in-house translator.
Duties: abstracting and translation of international medical publications, covering a large scale of subjects (gastroenterology, paediatrics, child's diseases, nutrition, immunology, biochemistry, cancer, and so on) for doctors and researchers. Translated clinical trials reports, articles and manuscripts intended for submission to international journals, compiled and proofread lists of references for dissertations.

1982-1984: Military service. Military interpreter/translator at the National Air Force Academy of Algeria (Ecole Supérieure de l'Air).


Subject Area: medicine and related fields (preferably), veterinary, banking, legal, promotion.
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Daily output: depending on the source text complexity and availability of background information. Average of 1500 wpd guaranteed.
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Software: MS Windows XP, MS Office 2003, CorelDRAW 9, Corel PHOTOPAINT 9, scanning and OCR software (FineReader 7.0 Professional), Internet Explorer 7.0, electronic dictionaries and many other software packages.
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Delivery: e-mail (preferably), fax
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Pricing:
a) Normal representation - € 0.07-0.10 per source word, depending on the text's difficulty.
b) Complex representations (tables, graphs, etc.) - Supplement of 10-20% compared to normal (optional).
c) Small jobs (up to 250 words) minimum charge - € 25.00 (however, VERY small jobs may be done free of charge for established clients)

Disclaimer: Please note that I operate only from e-mail addresses specified in my CV you can download from this profile. Anyone who tries to contact you on my behalf from any other address is most probably a scammer, so such e-mails should be considered as fake and should be ignored.

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Total pts earned: 2293
PRO-level pts: 2129


Top languages (PRO)
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French to Russian218
Russian20
Russian to French12
Russian to English7
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Tech/Engineering435
Other300
Law/Patents256
Bus/Financial248
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Medical (general)229
Medical: Pharmaceuticals217
Law (general)188
Law: Contract(s)84
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