Working languages:
English to Turkish

Pinar McGivern

United Kingdom
Local time: 22:36 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Turkish Native in Turkish
Account type Freelancer
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Project management, Vendor management
Specializes in:
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingMedia / Multimedia
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Poetry & LiteratureInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Tourism & Travel
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Feb 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software N/A

2002 – Present

Job Title: Subtitler , Translator, Proof-reader

• Translating & proof-reading of feature films and TV series
• Research, review

• Broadcast Text
• SDI Media UK
• Technicolor
• European Captioning Institute
• SDI Media US
• Glocal Media
• Oxford Film TV
• World Writers

2012 November – to date Imperial College, London

Job Title: Tutor for MA in Audiovisual Translation, Monolingual Subtitling & Audiodescription

2011 December - to date

Job Title: Psychotherapist in private practice /

2008 August – September 2011 thebigwordgroup

Job Title: Interpreting Co-ordinator

• Project management
• Client liaison
• Processing invoices, arranging purchase & work orders

2008 – 2009 University of Surrey

Job Title: Tutor for MA in Audiovisual Translation, Monolingual Subtitling & Audiodescription

2008 June – August AOL

Job Title: Content Producer / Web Localisation

• Schedule research & translation
• Content production
• Web localisation

2007 May – 2008 January Hallmark Channel NBC Universal

Job Title: Language Coordinator (Fixed Contract)

• Project management, checking schedules
• Dealing with Russian, Hebrew, Arabic & Serbian subtitling & dubbing
• Ensuring the agreed deadlines are met
• Organising compliance & re-compliance editing process
• Booking edit suites & freelancers
• Coordinating the subtitling, dubbing & narration
• Making creative decisions on projects where necessary
• Generating weekly & monthly reports on projects in progress

2007 February – May Technicolor Creative Services

Job Title: Compliance Operator (Freelance Contract)

• Research, review & compliance work for Disney films
• Proof-reading of the films & reviewing the compliance issues where necessary
• Supervising the compliance editing process

2006 May – October Betfair

Job Title: Content Producer

• Schedule research & translation
• Updating the website on daily / hourly basis using Console
• Content production, marketing support

2002 – 2005 BBC Worldwide, Broadcasting Dataservices

Job Title: Listings Writer

I have extensive experience working for a Tele-text facility. I worked as a listings writer, creating program scheduling & supervising the creation of schedules in different languages. I liaised closely with the TRT (Turkish Radio TV) & Digiturk’s Scheduling Departments to share information about the correct programs being listed & to ensure we were ahead of schedule.

• Schedule research, editing, translation and project management
• Data updating, writing creative program descriptions, communicating with TRT and Digiturk

1999 - 2001 Turkish Embassy Press Office, London

Job Title: Press Secretary

• Monitoring the international media
• Compiling press releases, translation of articles, interviews
• Liaising with British & Turkish media

1995 - 1998 Freelance Assistant Director, Istanbul

• Preproduction and post production support
• Casting, scheduling, coordination

IFR Productions Istanbul TRT Turkish Radio/TV Istanbul

Co-Production Istanbul ANS Productions Istanbul


2009 – to date The Karuna Institute, MA
Core Process Psychotherapy

1998 - 1999 Goldsmiths University, London, UK
Media and Communication Studies

1990 - 1995 Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
BA Fine Arts (Film & TV)

LANGUAGE: Turkish (mother tongue)
English (fluent)

Profile last updated
Feb 3, 2015

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