English to Russian - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 20 - 25 USD per hour English to Ukrainian - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 20 - 25 USD per hour French to Russian - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 20 - 25 USD per hour
I am a freelance translator and interpreter of English and French into Russian and Ukrainian, my native languages.
I have over 20 years of experience as an in-house and freelance translator and can offer the following services: translation, DTP, editing, proofreading, software localization, consecutive and simultaneous interpreting.
My specialist subjects are: banking, commerce, computers (hardware and software), education, IT, legal, management, medicine, telecommunications, etc.
I will be delighted to provide you with references on request.
I work with DejaVu, Trados, Idiom, SDLX, Passolo.
1987 - 1992 Kharkiv State University, Department of Foreign Languages. Qualification - Translator, interpreter and teacher of English & French
1990 City of Bath University (UK), Department of Modern Languages and European Studies
Ukrainian Mother tongue
Russian Second native language
English Speaking and writing fluently
French Reading and writing
German, Georgian Translating into Russian and Ukrainian
1990 - 1992 English Language Trainer, secondary school #62, Kharkiv, Ukraine
1992 - 1993 Translator of fiction, "Marathon" publishing house, Kharkiv, Ukraine
1993 - 1994 Special Assistant and Interpreter, KPMG Fides Management Consulting (Zurich, Switzerland), Kharkiv Project Office
1994 - 1995 Secretary and Translator, PADCO Project Office (USAID Housing Privatisation and Management Project)
From 1995 Free-lance translator and interpreter (a list of main clients is available on request).
1996 - 1998 Translator and Interpreter, KPMG (SOFI), Swiss Government Banking Technical Assistance Project, Kiev, Ukraine (contract job).
02/00 - 05/02 DFID Re-Employment Project implemented by Birks Sinclair and Associates, (UK); coordinator, Kharkiv office, Ukraine
11/04 - 12/05 DFID Support to USIF Project implemented by Birks Sinclair and Associates, (UK); coordinator, Kharkiv office, Ukraine
I have experience in software localization, proof-reading and editing English-Russian dictionaries; a lot of experience in translation of banking manuals, financial statements, training manuals in all kinds of management-related subjects (salary management, client management, business planning, marketing); some experience in translating news and newspaper articles; extensive experience in translation of medical and pharmaceutical materials, surveys, questionnaires; extensive experience in translating educational materials as well as various manuals, user surveys, user handbooks, instructions and guides related to mobile communications and telecommunications; extensive experience in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at international conferences, business meetings, seminars, negotiations.