Member since Oct '20

Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic to English

Samar Sami
English ⇆ Arabic Translator/Interpreter

Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Native in: Arabic (Variants: Egyptian, Standard-Arabian (MSA)) Native in Arabic
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What Samar Sami is working on
Nov 3, 2020 (posted via  Translating an industry and trade-related press release from Arabic into English. Will be done soon! ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Native speaker conversation, Subtitling, Software localization, Transcription, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
AgricultureArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Computers: HardwareComputers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksConstruction / Civil Engineering
Electronics / Elect EngEnergy / Power Generation
Engineering (general)Engineering: Industrial

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 9
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Translation education Bachelor's degree - Ain Shams University
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Oct 2020. Became a member: Oct 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Arabic (Professional Diploma in Simultaneous Interpreting, AUC School of Continuing Education)
Arabic to English (Professional Diploma in Simultaneous Interpreting, AUC School of Continuing Education)
English to Arabic (Foundational Certificate in Written Translation, AUC School of Continuing Education)
Arabic to English (Foundation Certificate in Written Translation, AUC School of Continuing Education)
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Subtitle Workshop, Wordbee
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Samar Sami endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

I'm a native speaker of Arabic, born and living in Cairo. I consider myself a bilingual who has good command of both written and spoken Arabic and English. My work in a translation firm enabled me to translate a wide variety of documents of different natures ranging from the simple less challenging ones to the more sophisticated texts which put both my professional and personal skills to the test. It is in those trying situations that I shine.

For approximately nine years, I've become more knowledgeable about the most efficient ways to use MS Microsoft, and I'm well aware now of the necessary research tools in my field of work. Additionally, I take pride in my ability to convey actual meaning rather than providing a literal rendering and to deliver quality product within the given deadlines.

Keywords: English, Arabic, bilingual, translation, interpretation, general, specialized, legal, finance, technical, business, IT, development and cooperation, agriculture, UN documents, articles, short stories, news reports, manuals and guidelines, literature, patient information leaflets, contracts, marriage & divorce certificates, sale contracts, commercial registries, school/university certificates, conference interpretation, consecutive interpretation, culinary, food recipes translation, social media content, subtitling, editing & proofreading

Profile last updated
Feb 23

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