Member since May '07

Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian to English

Tania Samsonova
Experienced technical translator

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 21:04 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Russian (Variant: Standard-Russia) Native in Russian, English (Variant: Canadian) Native in English
  • PayPal accepted
  • Send message through MSN IM
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
4 positive reviews
User message
Professional understanding of math, computer science, software development, gaming industry, risk management, statistics
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. Because this person is not a Plus subscriber, to view his or her SecurePRO™ card you must be a Business member or Plus subscriber.
Blue Board affiliation:
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Medical (general)IT (Information Technology)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
Medical: Health CareGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Mathematics & StatisticsInternet, e-Commerce
Telecom(munications)Computers: Systems, Networks

English to Russian - Rates: 0.05 - 0.08 USD per word / 35 - 50 USD per hour
Russian to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 USD per word / 35 - 50 USD per hour
Preferred currency CAD
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions asked: 6
Project History 1 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted Check | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Other - Moscow State University
Experience Years of experience: 33. Registered at Sep 2003. Became a member: May 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, IBM CAT tool, Idiom, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, PhraseApp, Plunet BusinessManager, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Smartling, Translation Workspace, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Events and training
- Russian (native speaker), English (living and working in Canada)
- Many years of working in and translating for a range of industries (information technology, healthcare, mathematics, engineering, medical IT)
- Experience in translating fiction/literature
- Good writing style, precision and clarity
- A degree in Applied Maths and Computer Science and many years of IT industry experience (full SDLC from creating requirements to coding to testing to support)
- Professional quality, stable results and timely delivery


- IT-related marketing and technical documentation, help, user manuals, web-site localization (OS, networks, hardware and software solutions) for Microsoft, IBM, Novell, Sun Microsystems and other major vendors
- Literary translation
- Marketing, business, economics
- Electrical, electronic and chemical engineering, mathematics and science
- General contracts, especially IT-related
- Medical IT (equipment manuals), general healthcare


For Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Russian Capital Market: Facts and Events, report, several issues (2007-2008) (Russian->English)

For IBM: marketing and technical documentation, help, user manuals, web-site localization for various products (English->Russian)

For Microsoft: Katmai (SQL2008) documentation and help (English->Russian)

For Microsoft Rus LLC
A client agreement for deployment of an ERP system (Russian->English)

For Magplane, USA
Capsule Pipeline Transport Using An Electromagnetic Drive, an article (English->Russian)

For KvantSoft, Canada
Demand Forecasting System for Small or Medium-size Manufacturing Assembly Companies, an article on data mining (English->Russian)

For CEL, Canada
Electrical design brief for construction of "Lybed-Plaza" apartment, retail and hotel complex in Kyiv, Ukraine (English->Russian)

LITERARY TRANSLATIONS Russian->English Heartwarming Tales by Natalia Siyanova English->Russian Real Success Without a Real Job by Ernie Zelinski (Russian title "Успех без офисного рабства")

As T.Borovikova:

Currently working on: The Children's Book by A.S.Byatt

Published: Life before man by Margaret Atwood (Russian title "Мужчина и женщина в эпоху динозавров")

The Italian Secretary by Caleb Carr (Russian title "Итальянский секретарь")

The Commissariat of Enlightenment by Ken Kalfus (Russian title "Наркомат просветления")

Stump by Neall Griffiths (Russian title "Культя")

Revenge by Jim Harrison (part of Legends of the Fall collection)

Coastliners by Joanne Harris (Russian title "Остров на краю света")

Jigs and Reels by Joanne Harris (Russian title "Чай с птицами")

Philosopher's Pupil by Iris Murdoch (Russian title "Ученик философа")

Nation by Terry Pratchett

Completed, waiting for publication: The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The Rebel Angels by Robertson Davies


A M.Sc. degree from Moscow State University and a translator's certificate from said university.

A certificate in Technical and Professional Writing from Glendon College, York University (Toronto, ON, Canada)

York University, Toronto, Canada
Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing

University of Toronto SCS – certificates:
Financial Analysis and Investment Management
Enterprise Risk Management
including the following courses:

- Accounting Fundamentals
- Quantitative Analysis for Financial Management
- Management Information Systems
- Business Economics
- Entreprise Risk Management
- Risk Assessment
- Corporate Finance and Performance Analysis
- Capital Markets, Asset Valuation and Portfolio Management.


Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCP ID 3691108)
York University, Toronto, Canada - Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing
University of Toronto SCS – certificates:
Financial Analysis and Investment Management
Enterprise Risk Management
Keywords: IT, software, computer, computing, computational, mathematics, scientific, engineering, medical, information, technology, telecommunications, technical, reliable, stable, quality, English, Russian, Canada, science, fiction, literary, general, economics, accounting, financial, quantitative, statistics, management, information, systems, MIS

Profile last updated
Aug 20, 2020

More translators and interpreters: English to Russian - Russian to English   More language pairs

Your current localization setting


Select a language

All of
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search