Member since Jun '07

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

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April 2021

Daniel Šebesta
Expert knowledge for the Czech market.

Praha 6, Czech Republic
Local time: 03:29 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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Business, law, marketing & technology. In flawless Czech.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Copywriting, Training
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Law (general)
Law: Contract(s)Marketing / Market Research
Advertising / Public RelationsInternet, e-Commerce
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)
Engineering (general)

Preferred currency EUR
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Charles University in Prague
Experience Years of experience: 18. 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, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Crowdin, Indesign, Lilt, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, Smartling, STAR Transit, Transifex, Wordbee, Wordfast, XTM, XTRF Translation Management System
Events and training
Contests won Third Translation Contest: English to Czech
6th Translation Contest: English to Czech
Professional practices Daniel Šebesta endorses's Professional Guidelines.

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+420 776 168 171 • +1-585-360-6352

translation, localization, terminology management, language technology

English, German, French > Czech
Czech > English

Chartered Linguist with an MBA degree
& experience from EU institutions,
seasoned translator, certified CAT tool user,
published lexicographer, digital nomad.

• Native Czech linguist based in Prague, Czechia & New York, U.S.
• Specialized in business, law, marketing & technology.
• 18+ years in professional language services.
• In-house experience from the Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) of the European Commission.
• Former researcher 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 & grammar books.
• MA in Czech & German linguistics from Charles University in Prague. MBA in Pricing & Strategy from the University of Rochester. Also educated in New Zealand (University of Otago, semester abroad), Germany (Humboldt-Universität, summer course) & Canada (ELS Toronto, summer course).
• Chartered Linguist (CL), Diploma in Translation (DipTrans, English>Czech) & assessed by the UK’s Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI, English/German>Czech).
• Certified as an English & German translator by national authorities in Czechia.
• Certified advanced user of SDL Trados Studio & MultiTerm. Other tools supported, too.
• Memberships: Member (MCIL) of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), Qualified Member (MITI) of the Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI, also grader for new assessment candidates), Voting Member of the American Translators Association (ATA, also Chair of Divisions Committee, Assistant Administrator of Language Technology Division), member of the German Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer (BDÜ), member of the French Société française des traducteurs (SFT), member of the Czech Union of Interpreters and Translators (JTP).
• Author of Native-speaker status in the translation services market (2013).
• Conference presentations & webinars on topics of interest to language professionals (ATA,, ITA, eCPD, IAPTI, European Commission, JTP, Mundef Academy).
• Organizer of educational & networking events for language professionals (Prague Peer Reviews, LocLunch).
• Digital nomad & passionate traveler (almost 100 visited countries).
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