Member since Oct '04

Working languages:
English to French

Nina Khmielnitzky
Certified translator, Eng-Canadian Fr

Canada
Local time: 18:56 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: French (Variant: Canadian) Native in French
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Telecom(munications)Marketing / Market Research
Furniture / Household AppliancesGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Human Resources

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 516, Questions answered: 330, Questions asked: 623
Project History 0 projects entered
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Glossaries Accounting, Appellations (Canada), architecture, Automobile, back-office application, Cinéma, Cuisine, divers, Entreprise, Finances

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Université de Montréal
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2002. Became a member: Oct 2004.
Credentials English to French (Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec, verified)
English to French (Université de Montréal, verified)
Memberships OTTIAQ
TeamsTransPresso
Software Adobe Acrobat, Fusion, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Excel, Termium, Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Nina Khmielnitzky endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio

NINA KHMIELNITZKY, Certified translator

KHMIELNITZKY@VIDEOTRON.CA


GOAL: To perfect my language skills in a number of areas in order to provide my customers with service beyond their expectations.


LANGUAGES: English to Canadian and standard French



FIELDS
Cable TV (DVR/PVR, digital box)
Cooking (recipes)
Electrical products
Ergonomics (WHMIS)
Furniture and household appliances
Kitchenware
Marketing
Human resources (procedures, letters, career monograph, job description, job offers)
Retail and catalogue descriptions
Telecommunications (wireless and mobile phones, user guides)
Training manuals


EDUCATION AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2016 and 2018 Mentor for two junior translators

2006
Goethe Institute of Montreal
Advanced conversation course - Deutsch Aktuel


2006
OTTIAQ (www.ottiaq.org)
Certification


2005
Versalys
Word advanced

2004
Rogers Wireless
Seven Habits of Very Efficient People


2001
Goethe Institute of Montreal
Zertifikat Deutsch (advanced German)


1996-1999
Université de Montréal
B.A. specialized in Translation


1993-1996

Université de Montréal
B.A. Modern Languages (German and Russian)



1992-1993
Université de Montréal
Certificate in Spanish



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Since June 2016                          Full time freelancer                                Montreal

Translator and reviser

n  Translate texts from agencies and direct clients in respect with
their tight schedule.

n  Revise texts of other translators.

n  Make recommendations in the correct use of the French language.

n  Conduct terminology research and update the database accordingly.

 

March 2005 to June 2016            Rogers Communications Inc.                Montreal

In-House Translator-reviser

n  Oversee the quality of outsourced translations.

n  Update and manage the translation memory.

n  Make recommendations in the correct use of the French language.

n  Translate promotions targeting French speaking consumers in
Quebec, Ontario and New-Brunswick.

n  Translate various documents (memo for the CEO, ads and promotions,
marketing documents, technical documents, training manuals, documents for new
services such as home security and wireless services) for internal and
external clients.

n  Proofread and approve ads.

n  Conduct terminology research and update the database accordingly.

n  Supervise new translators and junior translators.

n  Manage the department when required (receive translation requests,
assign projects according to my colleagues’ respective workload and return
translations to clients).

 

 

December 2002 to March
2005   Rogers Cable Inc.                                  Montreal

In-House
Translator

n  Coach junior translators, review their work and provide feedback.

n  Translate and proofread advertisements for New-Brunswick, Ontario
and Newfoundland cable and Internet subscribers.

n  Act as the primary translator for cable distribution.

n  Create and complete terminology listing.

 

 

March to November 2002          Kelly Services (Canada), Ltd.                 Montreal

In-House Translator, Reviser,
Linguistic Consultant

n  Translation of manuals designated for use by recruiters.

n  Translation of the quarterly newsletter and miscellaneous internal
documents.

n  Evaluation of French oral language skills of applicants from
English-speaking provinces.

n  Negotiation of deadlines and management of priorities with client.

 

September 1998 to March
2002   Sears Canada, Inc.               Ville
Saint-Laurent

In-House Translator

n  Translate documents of a technical and/or general nature from a
variety of different fields such as training, clothing descriptions, letters
to customers.

n  Create and complete terminology listing.

 

 

 

 

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: 812
PRO-level pts: 516


Top languages (PRO)
English to French512
German to French4
Top general fields (PRO)
Other232
Tech/Engineering132
Bus/Financial52
Marketing46
Medical20
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)28
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion24
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters20
Medical (general)19
Tourism & Travel16
Electronics / Elect Eng15
Finance (general)15
Pts in 40 more flds >

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Keywords: standard French, French Canadian, Canadien français, Quebec French, General, général, Training manuals, ergonomics, ergonomie, WHMIS, SIMDUT, manuels de formation, Websites, sites Web, Telecommunications, Cable TV, DVR, PVR, digital box, wireless phones, mobile phones, cellular phones, user guides, télécommunications, télévision par câble, DVR, PVR, terminal numérique, téléphones sans fil, téléphones cellulaires, guides de l'utilisateur, Human resources, procedures, letters, career monograph, job description, job offers, ressources humaines, procédures, lettres, description de carrière, description de poste, offres d'emploi, kitchenware, articles de cuisine, retailing, vente au détail, marketing, brochures




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