Member since Jun '07

Working languages:
English to Czech
German to Czech
French to Czech
Slovak to Czech

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October 2018

Daniel Šebesta
Expert knowledge for the Czech market.

Praha 6, Czech Republic
Local time: 03:43 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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Technology, IT, marketing and business. All in flawless Czech.
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Copywriting, Training
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchBusiness/Commerce (general)
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
RetailComputers (general)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoElectronics / Elect Eng

Preferred currency EUR
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Charles University in Prague
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Oct 2006. Became a member: Jun 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Czech (Institute of Translation and Interpreting, verified)
English to Czech (national certification, verified)
German to Czech (national certification, verified)
German to Czech (Charles University in Prague, verified)
German to Czech (Institute of Translation and Interpreting, verified)
Memberships ATA, ITI, CIOL, JTP
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit, Wordbee, Wordfast, XTM
Conference participation Conference presentationsConferences attended
Contests won Third Translation Contest: English to Czech
6th Translation Contest: English to Czech
Professional practices Daniel Šebesta endorses's Professional Guidelines.



English, German, French, Slovak to Czech

translation, localization, copywriting, terminology management, language technology

Qualified translator with experience from EU institutions, certified CAT-tool user, seasoned linguist, published lexicographer, digital nomad.

• Native Czech linguist based in Prague, in the heart of Czechia.

• Specialized in technology, IT, marketing and business.

• 15+ years in professional language services.

• Freelance translator since 2005, helping international clients succeed on the Czech market through accurate translations and local advice.

• Past Blue Book trainee at the Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) of the European Commission in Luxembourg.

• Former research assistant at the Czech Language Institute (ÚJČ) of the Czech Academy of Sciences (AV ČR).

• Previously also a lexicographer at Nakladatelství Olomouc, co-author of German<>Czech dictionaries, phrasebooks and grammar books.

• M.A. in Czech and German philology from Charles University in Prague. Also educated in New Zealand (University of Otago), Germany (Humboldt-Universität) and Canada (ELS Toronto).

• Continuous professional development in my areas of expertise.

• Certified as an English and German translator by national authorities in Czechia.

• Chartered Linguist (CL), Diploma in Translation (DipTrans, English>Czech) and assessed by the UK’s Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI, English/German>Czech).

• Language certificates: Certificate of Proficiency in English, IELTS Academic, Business English Certificate Higher, Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom.

• Certified advanced user of SDL Trados Studio 2017 and MultiTerm 2017. Other CAT tools supported, too.

• Memberships: Member (MCIL) of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), Qualified Member (MITI) of the Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI), Voting Member of the American Translators Association (ATA), member of the Czech Union of Interpreters and Translators (JTP).

• Author of Native-speaker status in the translation services market, published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing in 2013.

• Conference presentations and webinars on topics of interest to language professionals (ATA,, ITA, eCPD, IAPTI, European Commission, JTP, Mundef Academy).

• Organizer of educational events for language professionals (peer reviews).

• Digital nomad and passionate traveller (almost 100 visited countries).

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