Working languages:
Russian to Latvian
English to Latvian
Latvian to Russian

Egils Grikis
I am fluent in Latvian and in Russian

Methil, Scotland, United Kingdom
Local time: 00:20 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Latvian Native in Latvian
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcription, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsArchitecture
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Marketing / Market ResearchTourism & Travel
Computers: SoftwareIT (Information Technology)
Printing & Publishing

Russian to Latvian - Rates: 15 - 25 GBP per hour
English to Latvian - Rates: 15 - 25 GBP per hour
Latvian to Russian - Rates: 15 - 25 GBP per hour
Latvian to English - Rates: 15 - 25 GBP per hour
English to Russian - Rates: 15 - 25 GBP per hour

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Experience Years of experience: 24. Registered at Sep 2012. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
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Professional practices Egils Grikis endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I am a Graphic Designer/Creative Artworker with more than 20 years of experience in printed media. I am passionate about design, typography and, in particular, Mac systems. I am excellent in Adobe Creative Suite CC 2019 (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Photoshop.) I am also, if necessary, expert in QuarkXPress.

Brainbench Certified Master User in Adobe InDesign CS. Transcript ID#: 327612.
Date: 2011-02-14. Scored higher than 97% of all previous test takers.

I have been working within the international community for the past 25 years and have spent time in America and freelanced with US companies. I speak more than 7 languages.

I have the ability to take a brief, successfully develop my designs laterally with creative vision, produce accurate print ready artwork, work within deadlines and project manage work through to completion.

I have worked with major brands such as M&M, Mars, Snickers, Whiskas, Lipton, Merrild, Sheba, Samsung, Tramontina, HP, L’Oreal, Lancôme, Renault, Mazda, Jaguar and Adidas. My skillset includes creating corporate identities, logotypes, stationery, brochures, annual reports, magazines, catalogues, flyers, business cards, posters, and presentations for exhibitions and events and I have extensive experience working both B2B and B2C.

I worked with M&M, Snickers, HP and Tramontina, in marketing campaigns created for Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and South Africa. My language skills were invaluable in these projects (catching last minute typos and misspells).

Although, I have worked on the creative end of producing ads, I currently enjoy taking creative works and fastidiously preparing them for production. I feel that I have the advantage because I have worked on both ends of this process.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for any further info you may require.

Egils Grikis

My Portfolio Online:  Recommendations (for full recommendations see my Linkedin profile

“Egils is one of the most experienced graphic designers in Latvia. He takes deep interest in special art (and science) how combinations and styles of visual elements work best and how they interact with a viewer to generate desired impression. Egils works thoroughly and reliably.” Pēteris Pūrītis, Creative director, Leo Burnett Riga

"[Egils} is high level professional in his field and works very accurate, quick and shows great pro-activeness to make work going smoother, more efficiently (time wise) and "catch" out mistakes that has been done by Art Designer..." "...very friendly and positive person to work with. Helpful and flexible in his working time (*shows understanding in case work needs to be done after his working time)." Jolanta Detlava, Account manager, DOMINO BBDO
Keywords: Latvian, Russian, art, advertisement, branding, sport, education, culture, translation, localisation, architecture, design, layout, typography, manuals

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Nov 4, 2020

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