Working languages:
English to Chinese
Chinese to English

Benjamin Bi

Beijing, Beijing, China
Local time: 21:52 CST (GMT+8)

Native in: Chinese Native in Chinese
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
ManufacturingAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringEngineering (general)
Engineering: IndustrialComputers (general)
IT (Information Technology)Law: Contract(s)

English to Chinese - Rates: 0.22 - 0.28 CNY per word / 40 - 60 CNY per hour
Chinese to English - Rates: 0.27 - 0.34 CNY per character / 45 - 65 CNY per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at Aug 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices Benjamin Bi endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
I am a senior translator with the following qualifications:

Work Experience:
2001 - date:
A freelance translator/interpreter in multiple areas including industrial technologies and management, especially in mechanical and automotive engineering/manufacturing, and in IT and social sciences as well; once a linguist, technical adviser and quality manager at a translation/localization firm; and since May 2004, a certified examiner for the Beijing Public Oral English Test Program.
1984 - 2001:
At a major China-US automotive joint venture based in Beijing China, worked successively as: mechanical engineer (production process engineer); supervisor and translator for foreign engineering documentation localization and administration; technical interpreter/translator for English-speaking expatriate staff; senior secretary and interpreter/translator for the company's BOD; and interpreter/translator, businessman and engineer for export business.
1981 - 1984:
Mechanical engineer (tooling designer) at the above automotive joint venture.

Language-related Achievements:
No less than 5,000 thousand English word count of translations including those from English to Chinese and the other way, with dozens of translations published. Now working at a rate of 40,000+ English words per month mainly using the Trados tool.

Rates indicated are for reference only, and subject to change upon review of the job and negotiation.
Keywords: English to Chinese, Chinese to English, translation service

Profile last updated
Sep 13, 2009

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