Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian to English
German to Russian

Alexander Efremov
Translations for Better Business

Maikop, Adygeya, Russian Federation
Local time: 00:28 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Petroleum Eng/SciMarketing / Market Research
IT (Information Technology)Computers: Systems, Networks
Advertising / Public RelationsLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)Mining & Minerals / Gems

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 155, Questions answered: 49
Payment methods accepted Visa, PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education PhD - Adyghe State University
Experience Years of experience: 11. Registered at Jun 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Russian (ASU, verified)
German to Russian (ASU, verified)
Russian to English (ASU, verified)
English to Russian (STIC Progress, verified)
Russian to English (STIC Progress, verified)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, DejaVu, Heartsome, Indesign, LocStudio, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit
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An experienced (10+ years), skilled and award-winning English/German to Russian translator with a Ph.D. in linguistics and engineering background (BSc, cum laude) specializing in energy, marketing, IT, and law.
  • Hands-on experience in the energy sector as an in-house translator (10+ years) for an international petroleum company;
  • Thorough knowledge of the IT and telecom specifics and terminology supported by a course certificate;
  • Good skills in writing academic papers;
  • Daily output of 2,500 to 3,000 words.
Areas of specialization: petroleum engineering, IT, localization, marketing and advertising, telecom, finance, law, information security, mining, mineral processing, paper making, civil engineering, automotive, aviation, process control and instrumentation systems.

CAT tools: Trados 2011, 2015, 2017, MemoQ, Memsource, ready to master any other CAT tool.

Specialty tools: SDL Passolo, Adobe InDesign, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Scribus, ABBYY Aligner 2.0., Heartsome TMX Editor (8.0), AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Infix PDF Editor, Olifant, Verifika, and ABBYY Lingvo x6.

JKX Oil and Gas plc (corporate, legal, and marketing materials, localization), Lukoil (technical documents), EuroChem Group AG (technical manuals, drawings), GRAF S.p.A. (technical and legal documents), FLSmidth (technical and financial documents), Weatherford (technical and marketing documents), Halliburton (technical and marketing documents), Expro International Group (technical and marketing documents), Key Energy Services Inc (technical documents), Schlumberger (technical and legal documents), Esta Well Services (technical and legal documents), Cameron International (technical documents), Yamal LNG (technical documents), Moorhouse Petroleum Ltd. (technical, marketing, and legal documents), OOO Tarasovskneft (marketing and technical materials).

November 2008 – Present
Freelance translator: major translation agencies in chronological order: EGO Translating, LLC BTD Neotech, Global Education Facilitators. Specializations: technical, legal, financial, marketing, IT, localization, HSE.

September 2016 – Present
Senior Translator at Yuzhgazenergy LLC / JKX Oil and Gas plc, Maikop.
  • Coordination of translation projects;
  • Proofreading and quality control;
  • Management of terminology and TM databases;
  • Technical, marketing, IT, and legal translation. Interpreting.
February 2010 – September 2016 Interpreter/Translator at Yuzhgazenergy LLC / JKX Oil and Gas plc, Maikop.
  • Interpreting at the meetings, presentations, workshops, and drilling, production and processing facilities.
  • Translation of technical, corporate, legal, marketing, and IT materials;
  • Localization;
  • Editing/proofreading.

  • Alliance PRO School of Specialist Translators, Tomsk, Russia, 2017. Translation course in Telecommunications, Information Security, and Marketing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, cum laude. Maikop State Technological University, 2016.
  • STIC Progress, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2013. Translation course in Characteristics of Today’s Technical Translation.
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, Terminology Science. Adyghe State University, Maikop, 2012.
  • Umwelt und Bildung, Germany, July–August 2008–2011. A training course in consecutive interpreting.
  • Specialist Degree in Linguistics and Foreign Languages. Adyghe State University, Maikop, 2009.

  • Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

  • Winner of the All-Russian technical translation contest conducted by Neotech, 2014.

  • English-Russian Dictionary of Metaphorical Terms of the Petroleum Industry;
  • 10 articles and a Ph.D. thesis on the American petroleum terminology;
  • 6 articles and a BSc research project on the HPHT well drilling and completion.
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