Member since Aug '15

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

Jenna Milesi - Little Kiwi Linguist Limited
RU>EN & FI>EN Translator, BA, 8 yrs ex,

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Local time: 20:58 NZDT (GMT+13)

Native in: English (Variants: New Zealand, UK, US, British) Native in English
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Oct 17, 2019 (posted via ProZ.com):  Completed a 6K word Finnish to English translation of a contract for a Finnish travel agency (general terms and conditions) ...more, + 3 other entries »
Total word count: 7944

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B.A (Hons) Russian, TEFL, GradDipArts (Translation), NZSTI Full member (RU-EN), 8yrs experience
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law (general)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsBusiness/Commerce (general)
IT (Information Technology)
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 8, Questions asked: 2
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Skrill, PayPal, Western Union | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Company size <3 employees
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Legal Glossary
This company Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Graduate diploma - Graduate Diploma in Arts (Translation)
Experience Years of experience: 10. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2012. Became a member: Aug 2015.
Credentials Russian to English (Graduate Diploma in Arts in Translation - Russian to English, verified)
Russian to English (Auckland University of Technology, verified)
Russian to English (NZSTI Member Translator - MNZSTI (Transl: Russian), verified)
Memberships NZSTI
TeamsNew Zealand-Russia Translation Services
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ABBYY SmartCat, ProZ.com Translation Center, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, XTM
Website http://www.littlekiwilinguist.com
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Events and training
Training sessions attended
Professional practices Little Kiwi Linguist Limited endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
Bio

Summary 

I am native English speaking professional Russian to English (RU-EN) and Finnish to English (EN-FI) translator with more than 8 years translation, editing and proofreading experience. I primarily specialise in legal contracts, financial reports, IT and in-house business documentation.

I am qualified translator having graduated from Auckland University of technology with a Graduate Diploma in Arts (in Translation) and a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Russian from the University of Canterbury.


Professional Memberships 

I am accredited by NZSTI - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters as a full Member Russian to English (RU-EN) translator.

I am currently working on obtaining membership with the Finnish SKTL at present.


Services 

* Translation (RU->EN & FI->EN)

* Education (EN) - language lessons and (RU) language lessons.

* Proofreading and Editing (RU->EN, FI->EN, EN<>EN)

* Transcreation 


Specialisations 

Legal contracts

Financial reports

Business documentation.

IT


Education 

1) Graduate Diploma in Arts (in Translation) Russian-English - Auckland University of Technology

2) Russian <> English Translation Studies - Exchange - ВШП / Higher School of Translation Faculty - МГУ /MSU - Lomonosov Moscow State University / Московский Государственный Университет им. Ломоносова (Moscow, Russia) (as part of the fulfillment for Bachelor of Arts (Hons) First Class Russian - University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand) - Duration 5 months (more than 420 hours in total). Courses undertaken:

* Russian <-> English advanced translation

*Russian for Mass Media and Communication

* Russian History and Russian Culture

* Advanced Russian Grammar

3) Bachelor of Arts (Hons) First Class - Russian - University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) 2014.

4) Bachelor of Arts - Triple major in Russian, Maori/Indigenous Studies, Sociology - University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) 2010. TEFL/TESOL - Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language - Endorsed in Business English, General English, and Grammar Specialist 2008. 


Additional Qualifications (Pending Graduation) 

5) Master of Applied Management - Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)

6) Diploma in Small Business and Project Management (Level 5) - Te Wananga o Aotearoa (New Zealand)


Accreditation 

Member Translator - NZSTI - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters - #1221 - http://nzsti.org - Jenna Milesi. 


Work experience 

* April 2015 - present - Freelance Translator, English and Russian tutor, company name: Little Kiwi Linguist, direct customers.

* October 2008 - present - online and face-to-face English and Russian language tutor.

* July 2007- December 2014 - Translation and Language Student, University of Canterbury and community Freelance translator. 


Applications: 

MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher etc.)

Adobe Reader

ABBYY Lingvo

SDL Trados 2019

ABBYY SmartCat

Wix.


CAT Tools

SDL Trados 2019

ABBYY SmartCat.


Countries Lived in / Languages Used to Communicate 

* New Zealand (30 years) - uses English and Russian (with Russian speakers/writers).

* Russia (5 months) - used Russian and English - August 2012 - January 2013.

* Lithuania (3 months) - used Russian and English - February 2013 - April 2013.

* Italy (1 month) - used English and Italian - May 2013.

* England (1 month) - used English - mid June - mid July 2012. 


Volunteer Translation Projects Can be contacted about this. 


Contacts Web: Little Kiwi Linguist Email: [email protected] Ph:+64210344112 


Professional Development 

2019 - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters Conference: Speaker - "Getting Noticed" Workshop for Translators (http://nzsti-conference.org/)

2015 - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters Conference: Conflict and Communication (attendee) (http://nzsti-conference.org/)

Keywords: russian, english, translation, education, certificates, birth certificate, business, marketing, diploma, degrees, qualifications, online lessons


Profile last updated
Dec 27, 2019



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