Working languages:
Croatian to English
Bosnian to English
Serbo-Croat to English

David Williams

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Government / PoliticsLinguistics
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingEconomics

Croatian to English - Standard rate: 0.05 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
Bosnian to English - Standard rate: 0.05 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
Serbo-Croat to English - Standard rate: 0.05 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
Serbian to English - Standard rate: 0.05 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Waikato
Experience Years of translation experience: 2. Registered at Aug 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software N/A
CV/Resume CV available upon request
September 2002 - (present)
Currently teacher of literary translation at University of Novi Sad, Serbia - emphasis is on style, register, syntax, grammar, idiomatic speech, analysis of published translations, basic translation theory. Authors translated include Dubravka Ugresic Danilo Kis, Vladimir Arsenijovic, Djordje Balasevic...

July 2001 - August 2002
Sub-editor and Translator, English daily news service, BETA News Agency (, Belgrade.

Summer 2002
Translator - Radio B92 website, English daily news service (, Belgrade

January 2002 - (present)
Freelance Translation - Translation of two books - Memoirs from Mauthausen (with Natasa Milicevic), and Out of Darkness, Into the Light (with Randall A. Major), numerous articles, opinion pieces, interviews, academic papers for wide range of publications, from arts magazines to international websites devoted to the former Yugoslavia.

Experience in banking, financial, and agricultural spheres for business and non-governmental organisations.

Living and working in the Serbian and Croatian linguistic area for more than three years. In-depth knowledge of present and historical situation in the region, familiar with all key issues and major players.

Married to Marina Cizmesija, teacher of translation from English into Serbian at University of Novi Sad.

10-15EUR per page (1800 characters plus spaces)

Copies of references available on request.
Keywords: politics, NGO, journalism, media, art, music, literature, transition, human rights, culture, history, nationalism, war, EU enlargement

Profile last updated
Nov 29, 2013

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