Working languages:
English to Polish
Polish to English
Italian to Polish

Joanna Wachowiak-Finlaison
ATA certified Polish translator

Houston, Texas, United States
Local time: 11:46 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English Native in English, Polish Native in Polish
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TwB volunteer This person has translated 6,649 words for Translators without Borders
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Sports / Fitness / RecreationNuclear Eng/Sci
Petroleum Eng/SciMedical (general)
Aerospace / Aviation / SpaceTourism & Travel
Food & DrinkMedia / Multimedia
Cooking / CulinaryGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino

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Words translated: 6,649
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 332, Questions answered: 170, Questions asked: 59
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Master's degree - Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Nov 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Polish (American Translators Association, verified)
Polish (ACTFL OPI/ILR certified Polish language tester)
Spanish to Polish (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza)
Memberships ATA, HITA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Alchemy Publisher 2.0, Keynote, Pages, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Forum posts 117 forum posts
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Events and training
Professional practices Joanna Wachowiak-Finlaison endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Native Polish linguist
ATA Certified Translator
Full time freelance translator and interpreter since 1998
Areas of expertise:

Medical (general health, medical records, medical articles, research and clinical studies protocols, health insurance plans and claims, hospital discharge reports, laboratory results, history reports, information brochures and leaflets)

Oil and Gas (technical documentation, corporate communications, geological reasearch)

Nuclear (tender materials, presentations)

Construction (technical specifications, documentation review protocols, technical data sheets)

Education and Training Materials (Polish language testing, on-line training, corporate
compliance training)

Government (informational brochures, Census 2011 materials, FEMA campaigns)

Technical (user manuals, operational manuals)

Certificates, Diplomas, Licences and CVs


Editing, Proofreading and Quality Control

Literature (currently four published translations, one nominated for The Ryszard Kapuściński Award)

Certified Polish Language Tester

Interpretation (consecutive interpretation of presentations - technical & business,
workshops, professional meetings)

Volunteer work Translators Without Borders

I also provide turn-key translations working in a team with my own experienced proofreaders, both Polish (native Polish speaker with MA in Polish philology) and English (native English speaker, major in American literature).
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: 372
PRO-level pts: 332

Top languages (PRO)
English to Polish191
Polish to English137
Italian to Polish4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)58
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters24
Cooking / Culinary16
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama12
Pts in 29 more flds >

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Profile last updated
Jun 26, 2018

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