Working languages:
English to Chinese

IT,Mechanical, Automotive, Camera etc.

Beijing, Beijing, China
Local time: 11:51 CST (GMT+8)

Native in: Chinese Native in Chinese
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Quality-oriented, customer-focused, timely delivery
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Computers (general)Computers: Software
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)Automotive / Cars & Trucks

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Words translated: 9,710
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 20, Questions answered: 28, Questions asked: 9
Project History 0 projects entered
Blue Board entries made by this user  3 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Hunan University
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at Sep 2013. Became a member: Jan 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Chinese ( CET-6, Awarded by Chinese Ministry of Education)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Catalyst, Idiom, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Localization Studio, RCwintrans, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices zaina_xu endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
7+ years in-house translation and localization experience, now a full-time freelancer, based in Beijing, China.

With rich abilities of translation, editing, proofreading, QA and test from English to Chinese.

Quality-oriented, customer-focused, pay great attention to details and delivery always on time.

Excellent problem solving abilities no matter the problems are related with CAT tools, software or languages.

Deep knowledge of localization process: from kick off, project preparation, translation, editing, QA , test to project delivery, feedback collection and performing etc. Good understanding of project management, quality and delivery time control.

Above 6 million words project experience.

Contact information:

Language pairs:
English-Simplified Chinese(Translation, editing, proofreading, QA, test)
English-Traditional Chinese(Editing, proofreading, QA, test)
Simplified Chinese-Traditional Chinese, vice versa.

IT, computer(Software, Hardware, System, Network)
Automotive/Cars & Trucks
Medical instruments
Aircraft work card
Marketing and Advertising material
General topics

Average 2000 - 2500 words per day for translating (4000-5000 words for editing and proofreading, 6000-8000 words for QA).

Education, Training :
Sept. 1996 - July 2000 Bachelor Degree, Majored in Mechanical and Electronic engineering , at Hunan University, China.

Mar. 2011– Aug. 2011 Trained for IT, mechanical and devices etc. related translation, at Beijing E-C Translation Ltd.

Apr. 2005 – Dec. 2005 Trained for translation skills and strategies from English to Chinese, at Canon Information Technology (Beijing) Co., LTD.

CET-4( Awarded by China Ministry of Education)
CET-6( Awarded by China Ministry of Education)

Job experience: 1. Sept. 2000 - Dec. 2003, Design department, Lanzhou Electric Corporation (LEC), China.
Designed motors and sometimes translated documents focused on motors from cooperative company Simence.

2. Mar. 2005 – Mar. 2009, Translator ->Senior Editor, Beijing E-C Translation Ltd.
Translated and edited many type of documents from English to Simplified Chinese, including UI, manuals, Online Help, technical documents, marketing materials etc. Contents varying from computer software and hardware to auto and medical instruments etc. provided the clients with the highest quality and delivered on time. Not only Simplified Chinese but also Traditional Chinese can be edited. Proofreading and Quality Assurance were also performed, the results were accepted by clients very well. Most of my jobs were praised by clients for high quality.

3. Nov. 2010 – Oct. 2013, Senior Translator &Editor, Canon Information Technology (Beijing) Co., LTD.
Translated, edited, proofread and QA-ed Canon camera related manuals and documents. Familiar with most of camera related terms. Well knowledge of camera structure, photograph and images. Know well about EOS, IXUS and PowerShot. All tasks were delivered timely with high quality. Self-learning photograph and Photoshop with great interests in them.

4. Nov. 2013 - Present , Full-time freelancer
Editing and proofreading the work card of aircraft from Gulfstream. With the support of these years translation experience and mechanical knowledge, I finished the job smoothly.

CAT used:
Trados 2007, Trados 2011 , Catalyst , SDLX, RCwintrans, Idiom, Microsoft Localization Studio etc.

Software which working with and familiar with:
Windows 7, Microsoft office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat x Pro, Adobe reader, Adobe Photoshop CS 5, SDL trados, SDL Passolo, AutoCAD etc.

Projects historical experience: IT: At least 2 million words in this field were translated, edited and QA-ed. Clients included but not limited to Microsoft, IBM, Sun, Canon, Simence, Philips, HP, DELL, Intel, Motorola, Epson etc.

Mechanical and medical instruments: Regularly handled the materials from Simence, Philips etc.

Auto and vehicle: Translated and edited at lease 150K words for Volvo and GM.

Telecom: At least 500K words focused on the field were translated and edited.

Camera, photo, image, photograph: About 1.5 million words were translated, edited, proofread and QA-ed.

Aircraft: Edited 150k+ words in the field of aircraft.

Market and Advertising:Translated and edited lots of files related the field from many companies.

Generals: Regularly translated and edited some documents which contents covered very widely.

Project record as a full-time freelancer:
Aircraft work card: above 150k
Jewelry related: Training materiel, product name, promotion advertise. Regularly.
IT: UI, regularly.
Crazy Cart: manual, 3500+
General: regularly.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 24
PRO-level pts: 20

Language (PRO)
English to Chinese20
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)8
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
Automotive / Cars & Trucks4

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Keywords: Chinese, IT, software, computers, hardware, localization, Mechanical, aircraft, camera, photo, image, photography, UI, manuals, Online Help, technical documents, marketing materials, auto, vehicle, medical instrument, Photoshop, telecom, communication, general

Profile last updated
Jul 2, 2016

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