Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
English to Romanian
French to Romanian
Romanian to English
Romanian to French

Cornelia Serban
Business & Luxury Translations

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Native in: Romanian Native in Romanian
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Romanian Language Expert with over 15 Years' Experience in Business, Marketing and Luxury Goods Sector
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations Blue Board: Edox Translations
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
Cosmetics, BeautyHuman Resources
Marketing / Market ResearchSAP
Advertising / Public RelationsSports / Fitness / Recreation
Textiles / Clothing / FashionInternet, e-Commerce
Tourism & TravelSocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 236, Questions answered: 110, Questions asked: 118
Project History 45 projects entered    7 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Website localization
Volume: 114000 words
Completed: Dec 2009
Languages:

English to Romanian
Forex Trading Website Localization



Investment / Securities
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 14235 words
Completed: Apr 2009
Languages:
Translation of Business Document on Commercial Export Controls



Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 15962 words
Completed: Jan 2009
Languages:
Software Localization

Information system related to customs fraud

Computers: Software
positive
:  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 9125 words
Completed: Jan 2009
Languages:
Translation of Trading Website and Marketing Materials



Investment / Securities
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3622 words
Completed: Nov 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Quarterly Report

Translation of quarterly financial statements for an American software corporation

Accounting
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1024 words
Completed: Oct 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Marketing brochure in the field of air filtration

English to Romanian translation of a compressed air filter marketing brochure

Engineering (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3000 words
Completed: Oct 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Legal Translation

Translation of a legal statement regarding child custody

Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 24000 words
Completed: Sep 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Banking Software

Translation of an online banking application from English to Romanian

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 46000 words
Completed: Jun 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Website Translation & Localization + Marketing Materials

Translation of website content and marketing materials for an award-winning Norwegian producer of baby strollers and highchairs.

Marketing / Market Research
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 2900 words
Completed: Jun 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of Company Presentation

English to Romanian translation of a presentation of a Dutch temporary employment agency operating in the field of transport and logistics. Detailed description of services, offices, customer benefits, terms of business and prices.

Advertising / Public Relations
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 12500 words
Completed: Jun 2008
Languages:
English to French
Enterprise software

Translation of SAP documentation for an international software consulting company.

SAP
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4900 words
Completed: May 2008
Languages:
Romanian to French
Economics Article Translation from Romanian to French

Translation from Romanian to French of an economics article pertaining to the general equilibrium theory.

Economics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 7000 words
Completed: May 2008
Languages:
Romanian to French
Economics Article Translation from Romanian to French

Translation of articles pertaining to market structures, price mechanism and game theory in microeconomics.

Economics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1500 words
Completed: May 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Survey Translation from English to Romanian

Translation of an online survey from English (US) to Romanian.

Surveying
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3300 words
Completed: Mar 2008
Languages:
French to English
Annual Report

Translation of an annual report for a Belgian group

Accounting
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 6400 words
Completed: Mar 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Software translation

Translation of the EU Customs File Identification Database (FIDE) user manual from English to Romanian.

Computers: Software
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4800 words
Completed: Feb 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of crisis management documents

Translation of a crisis management file for an automotive company

Advertising / Public Relations
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4000 words
Completed: Feb 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of annual report & press release

Translation of an annual report and press release for an American software corporation

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 1900 words
Completed: Feb 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Editing of company presentation

Editing of company presentation and business principles

Advertising / Public Relations
positive
Comms Multilingual Ltd.: Very professional, provided insightful comments for the translation. Fast Response. Will definitely work together again!

Translation
Volume: 1943 words
Completed: Feb 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of website content

Translation of website content regarding a remote control software

Computers: Software
positive
Famatech International Corp.: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 5000 words
Completed: Feb 2008
Languages:
Romanian to English
Patient Information Sheet

Translation of a patient information sheet regarding a clinical trial

Medical: Pharmaceuticals
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 2645 words
Completed: Jan 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Editing of a brochure

Editing of a USAID brochure regarding the support provided to Civil Society Organizations in Romania

Government / Politics
positive
Illyria Business Solutions: Professional translator who provides prompt and accurate translations.

Translation
Volume: 1087 words
Completed: Jan 2008
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of letters to customers & employees

Translation of letters to customers and employees regarding an online survey for the launch of a new company vision

Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1600 words
Completed: Jan 2008
Languages:
Romanian to French
Translation of an Article Regarding the EU Cohesion Policy

Economics article pertaining to the EU cohesion policy, regional development, national & regional markets.

Economics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3500 words
Completed: Dec 2007
Languages:
Romanian to English
Feasibility Study

Romanian to English translation of a feasibility study for The Clinical Emergency Hospital in Timisoara, Romania.

Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 80000 words
Completed: Dec 2007
Languages:
Romanian to French
Translation of News Articles from Romanian to French

Translation from Romanian to French of news articles for Directway, a French press agency. Also responsible for keeping up-to-date with the latest headlines and selecting articles of interest to be translated and published on the Roumanie.com portal, since Oct. 2004 (mainly politics, EU-related issues, business, economics).

Journalism
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3900 words
Completed: Oct 2007
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of quarterly financial statement and news release



Finance (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 560 words
Completed: Oct 2007
Languages:
English to Romanian
English to Romanian translation of company presentation

Italian water company presentation to be used as a voice over in a company image video.

Advertising / Public Relations
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 8 pages
Completed: Oct 2007
Languages:
French to English
Powerpoint presentation of company website

Eight slide presentation of French cosmetics company website planning and release

Advertising / Public Relations
positive
Milega servicios,S.L.: very good profesional, reactive, reliable

Translation
Volume: 8000 words
Completed: Sep 2007
Languages:
English to Romanian
Software user interface translation



Computers: Software
positive
Famatech International Corp.: Top-notch service and accuracy. Highly recommended.

Translation
Volume: 20000 words
Completed: Aug 2007
Languages:
English to Romanian
Website translation & localization

Translation and editing of the European Union Help website from English to Romanian (http://ro.help-eu.com/pages/index-22.html). The project was part of an EU campaign against smoking.

International Org/Dev/Coop
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3000 words
Completed: Aug 2007
Languages:
Romanian to English
Translation of a contract

Translation of an outsourcing agreement from Romanian to English and French for Axima, France

Law: Contract(s)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3500 words
Completed: Feb 2007
Languages:
English to Romanian
Website translation & localization

Scotcareers website translation and localization from English to Romanian.

International Org/Dev/Coop
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 15800 words
Completed: Jan 2007
Languages:
English to Romanian
Website translation & localization

Nestlé Fitness Trainer website translation and localization from English to Romanian (http://trainer.nestle-fitness.com/home.php).

Sports / Fitness / Recreation
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 9000 words
Completed: Oct 2006
Languages:
French to English
Business Combination Report

Translation from French to English of a business combination report.

Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 1 days
Completed: Oct 2006
Languages:
English to Romanian
Consecutive Interpreting

1 day consecutive interpreting for Halcrow Group Ltd. UK in the field of transport (English <> Romanian).

Transport / Transportation / Shipping
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 13300 words
Completed: Jun 2006
Languages:
English to French
Translation of an LCD TV user guide



Electronics / Elect Eng
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 17600 words
Completed: May 2006
Languages:
English to Romanian
Translation of a Cell Phone Manual



Electronics / Elect Eng
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 7000 words
Completed: Feb 2006
Languages:
Romanian to English
Translation of a PhD Dissertation

Translation from Romanian to English of a PhD dissertation on Financial Intermediation and Economic Growth.

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 8700 words
Completed: Feb 2006
Languages:
Romanian to English
Translation of Historical Documents

Romanian to English translation of historical documents regarding the 1956 Hungarian revolution. The translation served as a support for a presentation in a history conference.

History
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 19000 words
Completed: Nov 2005
Languages:
French to English
Translation of an Environmental Report

Translation of a report regarding seaweed farming development in Madagascar.

Environment & Ecology
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 170000 words
Completed: Oct 2005
Languages:
English to French
Technical documentation

Extensive translation project in the field of wastewater treatment. Materials were part of a training course in the above-mentioned field.

Mechanics / Mech Engineering
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 20000 words
Completed: Jun 2005
Languages:
Romanian to English
Translation of a market research report

RO>EN translation of a market research report on passenger transport for Connex Regiobahn, Germany.

Marketing / Market Research
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 45000 words
Languages:
English to Romanian
Website translation & localization

English to Romanian translation and localization of Fotosearch Stock Photography website (http://www.fotosearch.ro/). I have also been responsible for translating regular updates since 2005.

Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts), Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
 No comment.

Interpreting
Volume: 60 days
Languages:
Romanian to French
Regular Liaison Interpreting in Business Meetings

I have been providing regular liaison interpreting in business meetings and various business circumstances (such as meetings with accountant, meetings with legal adviser, meetings with business partners & suppliers, negotiations, at the bank etc.) for a French company that opened an office in Romania, since August 2007.

Business/Commerce (general)
positive
Unlisted info:  Excellent communicator, highly competent, punctual, dependable. We look forward to our continuing collaboration!


Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Glossaries Business, Business & Finance, Chemistry, Electricity, General, History, Journalism, Legal, Medicine, Photography

Translation education Master's degree - University of the West, Timisoara, RO
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at ProZ.com: Aug 2002. Became a member: Dec 2005.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Romanian (Romanian Ministry of Justice, verified)
French to Romanian (Romanian Ministry of Justice, verified)
Romanian to English (Romanian Ministry of Justice, verified)
Romanian to French (Romanian Ministry of Justice, verified)
Memberships ATR
TeamsThe Business Translations Team
Software Idiom, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Trainings
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When your business expands to new markets, your local messages must be consistent with your corporate beliefs, thus helping to develop and upkeep your corporate identity. As a professional linguist since 2003, I have helped numerous global businesses and luxury brands build a solid presence on the Romanian market by providing accurate, culturally-adapted translations and related language services, at the fair price and always on time.

Languages

* English to Romanian

* French to Romanian

Native Language: Romanian

Areas of Specialization

* Business: Corporate Comm | PR | eLearning & Training | Ethics & Compliance | Marketing | Websites

* Luxury Goods: High-End Cosmetics | Beauty | Perfumes | Luxury Travel & Wellness | Art & Design 

Examples of translated materials include, but are not limited to:

- Ethics and compliance eLearning, codes of conduct, best practices and compliance training, records management, fraud awareness, governance, cybersecurity, anti-corruption, work harassment, data privacy, competition/anti-trust, conflicts of interest, insider trading, intellectual property, protecting trade secrets;
- Communication & PR strategies, press releases, company presentations, media relations planning, internal communication, leadership coaching, risk management, crisis communication planning;
- Human resources materials & software apps: HRMS, SAP ERP, CRM, banking software;
- Market research reports, marketing & promotion programs, product descriptions, sales brochures, slogans, consumer information leaflets, customer satisfaction surveys;
- High-end cosmetics and fragrances, beauty advisor training courses, make-up product catalogues, premium travel guides, cruise description catalogues, cultural travel, museum brochures, hotel information, spa & wellness, fitness/yoga/qigong instructional materials, nutrition labels;
- Published economic articles, EU-related political and economic news
- Environment and social welfare reports
- Technical manuals and user guides
- Website content, GUIs, online help etc.

Qualifications

* M.A. International Relations

* M.B.A. Business Europe

* B.A. Translation

* B.A. Communication

* Sworn Translator appointed by the Romanian Ministry of Justice

Work Philosophy

Passion for words, attention to detail, customer care and in-depth knowledge of the local culture are important ingredients in ensuring quality services and ultimately, client satisfaction. I work with the project specifications to produce print-ready translated content that is culturally appropriate, stylistically consistent and terminologically precise. I develop a strong relationship with each client - by getting familiar with their objectives, ambitions and strategy, I provide effective language solutions that are crafted to meet and exceed their particular goals.

Get in Touch

Choosing the right professional will make a positive difference for your next linguistic project. I'd be delighted to hear from you regarding your language needs.


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: 248
PRO-level pts: 236


Top languages (PRO)
Romanian to English116
English to Romanian84
Romanian to French24
French to Romanian8
Romanian4
Top general fields (PRO)
Other65
Bus/Financial52
Law/Patents48
Tech/Engineering44
Art/Literary12
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)28
Law: Contract(s)28
Other18
Accounting16
Economics12
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters11
Business/Commerce (general)8
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects45
With client feedback7
Corroborated7
100% positive (7 entries)
positive7
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation40
Interpreting2
Editing/proofreading2
Website localization1
Language pairs
English to Romanian24
Romanian to English6
Romanian to French5
French to English4
4
English to French3
Specialty fields
Business/Commerce (general)5
Advertising / Public Relations5
Computers: Software4
Economics3
International Org/Dev/Coop2
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)2
Marketing / Market Research2
History1
Environment & Ecology1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Surveying1
SAP1
Government / Politics1
Journalism1
Other fields
Finance (general)4
Accounting2
Investment / Securities2
Electronics / Elect Eng2
Mechanics / Mech Engineering1
Transport / Transportation / Shipping1
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Engineering (general)1
Law (general)1
Law: Contract(s)1
Keywords: English to Romanian translations, ethics and compliance eLearning, codes of conduct, best practices and compliance training, records management, fraud awareness, governance, cybersecurity, anti-corruption, work harassment, data privacy, competition/anti-trust, conflicts of interest, insider trading, intellectual property, protecting trade secrets; Communication & PR strategies, press releases, company presentations, media relations planning, internal communication, leadership coaching, crisis communication planning, market research, marketing & promotion programs, product descriptions, sales brochures, slogans, consumer information leaflets, customer satisfaction surveys; high-end cosmetics and fragrances, beauty advisor training courses, make-up product catalogues, premium travel guides, cruise description catalogues, cultural travel, museum brochures, hotel information, spa & wellness, fitness/yoga/qigong instructional materials, website content, marketing translation, mission statements, e-commerce, photography, graphic arts, travel, tourism, leisure, entertainment, fitness, beauty, cosmetics, holidays, pastimes, luxury hotels, yachting, spa resorts, lifestyle, SAP ERP, banking software, Internet, search engine marketing, SEM, email marketing campaigns, fast translations, accurate translations, adaptation, transcreation, globalization, business events, European languages, English, to French, to Romanian, Roumanie, traducteur roumain, traduction documents, relations publiques, gestion entreprise, commerce, logiciels, conditions générales de vente, Union Européenne, tourisme, voyages, croisières, beauté, cosmétique, hôtellerie, photographie, arts, traduction professionnelle, français roumain anglais, traduction sites Internet, commerce électronique






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