Working languages:
Chinese to English
English to Chinese
Russian to Chinese

Edward LIU
ATIO Certified ZH-EN/EN-ZH Translator

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 12:45 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Chinese Native in Chinese
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Vendor management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
AccountingInvestment / Securities
Advertising / Public RelationsLaw: Contract(s)
Engineering: IndustrialComputers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareIT (Information Technology)
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngMedical (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4627, Questions answered: 1972, Questions asked: 294
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Company size 4-9 employees
Year established 2007
Currencies accepted U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 8
Glossaries Advertising & Public Relations, Aerospace, agriculture, Architecture, Automotive, Banking, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Cinema, Film

Standards / Certification(s) Notary Approved
This company Subcontracts work for other language companies
Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Master's degree - Xi'an Jiaotong University
Experience Years of experience: 33. Registered at Jan 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Chinese to English (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, verified)
English to Chinese (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, verified)
Memberships ATA, ATIO
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Catalyst, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MS Publisher, SPSS, Pagemaker, Passolo, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Edward LIU endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).

I am an ATIO/CTTIC Certified Translator (English to Chinese & Chinese to English) (Lic# 2837) and a MAG Accredited Court Interpreter (Full Accreditation, Mandarin) (Lic# 5465).

I am among the top two English-Chinese translators and among the top five Chinese-English translators on, thanks to my 5397 kudoz points (including 4607 PRO-level points), which I obtained for helping my colleagues with their problems in translation.

You will be pleased to find testimonials from more than ten happy clients who have hired my services before from my proz webpage ( Background Summary:
My extraordinary, non-comprising Chinese and English linguistic competence is backed by my over 28 years of experience in interpretation and translation, proven experience in project management and versatile expertise in a myriad of subjects. With a B.A. in English for Science and Technology and M.A. in English linguistics from Xi’an Jiaotong University of China as well as MBA from Kingston University of UK, in addition to my many years of living and studying in China, England and Canada and extensive travels around the world, I am familiar with various dialects and regional variants of Chinese and English.

Working Experience:
Freelance translator & interpreter, Toronto, Canada Since 2006
Translator, interpreter and reviser, Taiyuan Junlin Translation Company, China 2001-2005
Translator & interpreter, Government of Shanxi Province, China 1990-2001

Collegiate Education:
Kingston University, UK, 2002-2003
Degree: MBA
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1987-1990
Degree: M.A. in Foreign Languages (English) for Specific Purposes
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1983-1987
Degree: B.A. in English for Science and Technology

My normal translation rate from English to Chinese and vice versa starts from USD 0.12 per English word. Mandarin, Cantonese and English transcription starts from USD 4 per minute of audio recording and Mandarin voiceover rate is USD 5 per minute of audio recording (for radio announcer level male and female voices).

Conference interpretation rate: $100/hour,
Discovery and court interpretation: $50/hour. For other language combinations, you are welcome to visit, a professional translation service offered by a group of top-notch linguists and certified translators, specializing in document translation, website localization, desktop publishing, multimedia, transcription, voiceover and consulting services.

Give me a phone call or send us an email today and you will receive our free, non-obligation quote within just a few hours. Just rest assured that your projects will be put in the safe hands of an undisputed true professional.

Edward Liu

Tel: 416-519-2279, Fax: 613-884-8858, Website:, Email:

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: 5417
PRO-level pts: 4627

Top languages (PRO)
English to Chinese3234
Chinese to English1346
Japanese to Chinese28
Swedish to English4
German to Chinese4
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Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences361
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Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)927
Finance (general)347
Computers: Software214
Business/Commerce (general)183
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting174
Sports / Fitness / Recreation174
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects2
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

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English to Chinese1
Chinese to English1
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Marketing / Market Research1
Law (general)1
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