English to Russian volunteer translator
I am also a professional translator
* More than 12 years of experience
* Member of the Union of Translators of Russia
* Member of ATA
* WordFast, MemSource Cloud, Trados, SDLX, MemoQ
* BA in Linguistics
* MA in Russian Translation
* PhD (en route) in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
* Impeccable grammar, punctuation, and style
* Experienced localizer
* Expert in Marketing, Advertising, Hotels, Tourism&Hospitality, Business, Oil&Gas management
I have a Master's degree in Russian Translation from Kent State University, and I am currently working on my PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching.
I am also teaching Russian as a foreign language at college level.
I'm very passionate about the work of a translator and interpreter and sincerely interested in each project I undertake. I enjoy both translating/interpreting and organizing translation projects. I am extremely responsible, very friendly, sociable, and a quick learner.
I mainly interpret at business meetings, negotiations, exhibitions, and fairs in the fields of technology, business, marketing, and mass media. I also have experience interpreting for patients at hospitals and clinics.
My translations are always accurate and fast. I have my translations double-verified before delivery to the client. I am sincerely committed to quality.
As part of my previous long-term collaboration with 2 leading PR agencies I regularly provided translations and interpreting services to such well-known companies as Discovery Networks, Viacom, Peugeot, Hyundai/Kia, ICQ, EFES Group, American Express, HTC, Vestel, Schwarzkopf and Samsung
Some of the projects I have participated in:
South Stream Pipeline Project
2012 - current
Translation of technical and legal documentation, including technical reports, progress reports, due diligence reports, etc.
Vung Ro Petroleum Ltd.
In-house translator and interpreter.
CKBA (Central Valve Design Bureau)
Interpreting at negotiations and production site visits related to production of valves, metallurgy equipment, etc.
Site Solutions EMEA
Interpreting at the Petrov Oncology Research Institute (St. Petersburg).
The Arctic Cup
Interpreting at a conference and hockey game.
Interpreting for the Election Observation Mission for the 4 December 2011 State Duma elections in the Russian Federation.
Consectuive interpreting at a CIP seminar.
Interpreting negotiations, inc. at Brandbuilding conference in Moscow (English <> Russian).
Consecutive interpreting at negotiations and meetings (English, French <> Russian).
Moscow International Energy Forum
Consecutive interpreting (French, English <> Russian), simultaneous interpreting (English <> Russian).
Interpreting during an audit at a Russian service bureau.
A plywood plant
Interpreting negotiations, incl. a visit to the plant. Translation of business correspondence.
OKV Wine trading company
Interpreting at wine tastings and negotiations (yes! I know tricky wine terminology).
Interpreting negotiations with a Russian distributor.
An indian manufacturer of fire protection materials
Interpreting negotiations with potential clients.
A GR agency
Interpreting negotiations with a major European car manufacturer.
A VIP concierge service company
Interpreting at negotiations.
An international provider of technological and data-driven solutions to the sports betting industry
Consecutive/simultaneous interpreting at business negotiations
Consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at meetings, trainings and conferences.
Translation of informational brochures, interpreting at MosBuild expo.
Interpreting at a research project in Moscow.
BNP Paribas Moscow
Interpreting at a commercial meeting at their head office in Moscow, Russia.
An American engineering company
Interpreting at negotiations.
English-Russian Translation of articles, press releases, specialized reference and teaching materials on accounting and finance.
Aquatonal cosmetics LLC
Translation of numerous product profiles of cosmetic products (English-Russian).
Russian-French and Russian-English translations of movie scripts (Autre Ciel project) and contracts with foreign actors.
Translation of media-market related press-releases and media reports (English-Russian-English).
Softitler Net, Inc
Translation of subtitles for movies, trailers, director’s commentaries; proofreading, quality control, rematch, correlation.
English-Russian-English translations of various contracts, business correspondence and technical documentation connected with nuclear energy and nuclear power stations.
Ego plastiс surgery clinic
Localization of the corporate websites from Russian to English, French, German, Arabic, and from English/French to Russian. Built a team of translators and proofreaders, organized workflow (translation, proofreading, quality control), participated in translation to English and French. Interpreted meetings with English-speaking patients.
TopPersonnel Recruitment Agency
Localization of corporate website from Russian to English. Translation of legal documentation (contracts, invoices), business correspondence (letters, commercial offers), marketing and other business documentation (marketing researches, analytic references, advertising materials). Organized workflow (translation, proofreading, quality control), directly participated in translation and quality control. Interpreted meetings with English-speaking business partners.
Globalwise (UK Translation Agency)
Translation and proofreading of the texts for trainings from English to Russian for Hyundai/Kia Motors Company.
Quality Translations (Israel)
Translation of technical manuals (automotive, IT), legal documentation (contracts, agreements), financial documentation (financial statements, invoices), business documentation (commercial offers, etc) from English and French to Russian, also coordinated the workflow for English-Ukranian projects.
Alga-Profil (constructing/engineering company)
Used to work for this company as a PA, then proceeded to work as a freelance translator and interpreter. I regularly translate technical manuals, specifications, and contracts, interpret meetings that take place in Moscow, Chelyabinsk or abroad. Languages: English, Russian. Also coordinated workflow for German-Russian translations.
Vogue Agency (advertising and entertainment agency)
Translation of websites, press releases, marketing materials. Languages: English, French.
Sub-Zero & Wolf
Organized translation of website content and presentation materials from English to Russian. The work included translation, proofreading and final quality control.
Localization of the Transformer Core system (Russian-English); translation of the user manual into English; translation of the website into English.
Translation of user manuals for sports equipment from English to Russian; English-Russian-English translation of contracts and specifications.
Organized translation projects for Russian writers and scientific workers:
- translations of philosophical articles and research (Russian-English, English-Russian)
- translations of cultural and artistic research (English-Russian, German-Russian)
- translations of sociological research (French-Russian, Portuguese-Russian)
- proofreading of the texts of a modern art almanac (Russian-English)
- Russian-English translation of a novel
I also regularly make numerous English, French, Russian medical translations
mostly for private individuals. The documents include results of various analyses and tests, epicrises, research. I take medical translations very seriously, so each one is proofread by a medical expert
. I also organize the workflow for medical translations to/from other languages. As I've built an extensive base of medical translators and expert proofreaders, I always have the translations double-checked so as to guarantee highest quality.
I also give private English lessons (General, Business, all levels); I used to work as a language tutor at an Oil&Gas company, teaching small groups and individuals (levels from elementary to advanced; general and business English). Have devised study plans and teaching strategies that have proved to be efficient.
I have recently undertaken a simultaneous interpreting course and I am eager to put my new skills to work.
Trados 2007 Freelance, DTP available (Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker), Homesite, Dreamweaver. I also use a project management system to manage my database of translators, customers and projects, and to optimize the workflow.
English-Russian Translator & Interpreter