Member since Jun '11

Working languages:
Latvian to English
English to Latvian

Zane Jacobs
Quality and Reliability

United States
Local time: 17:03 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: Latvian Native in Latvian
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Services Translation, Interpreting
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Tourism & TravelPoetry & Literature
Human ResourcesGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Cosmetics, BeautyCooking / Culinary
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaJournalism

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 63, Questions answered: 30, Questions asked: 25
Glossaries Zane
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University College of Economics and Culture
Experience Years of experience: 18. Registered at Nov 2008. Became a member: Jun 2011.
Credentials English to Latvian (BA University College of Economics and Culture, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Chicago-based freelance Latvian-English-Latvian interpreter and translator. Bachelor's Degree in Translation & Interpreting. Experienced in simultaneous and consecutive interpreting in various settings. Eight years of Translation/Interpreting experience. Spent a year working as a Translation Project Manager in New York, overseeing multiple simultaneous Translation/Interpreting/Voiceover/Subtitling projects while assisting with editing and proofreading in English, Latvian and Russian.

Experience overview:

Legal (Eng-Lat, Lat-Eng)

IRS documents, smart phone user agreements, legal hold notices, birth certificates, employment contracts, defamatory content information requests, leases, court case documents, certificates of birth registration, software use agreements, summons to court, advertising contracts, degree diplomas, divorce rulings, software user agreements, deposition interpreting, arrest warrants, international requests for help in criminal cases, normative acts

Pharmaceutical (Eng-Lat, Lat-Eng)

Clinical trial letters to authorities, bipartite and tripartite clinical trial agreements, informed consent forms, labels for study drug kits, patient questionnaires, clinical trial patient information cards, study drug information, IVRS copy, patient information forms, clinical trial permit letters

Business & HR (Eng-Lat, Lat-Eng)

Codes of conduct, bonus plans, internal policies, employee referral programs, business standards, mission statements, privacy statements, conference interpreting at company expansion conference, consecutive interpreting of business meetings

Advertising and Marketing (Eng-Lat, Lat-Eng)

Commercials, slogans, surveys, posters

Government / International Relations / Journalism (Eng-Lat, Lat-Eng)

Responses to European Commission investigations, land registry certificates, simultaneous interpreting at a Civic Alliance conference, consecutive interpreting of interviews, news articles on citizenship, books (Guide to Latvia for foreign Latvians), press releases, European Parliament documents, consecutive interpreting for a European Parliament delegation to Latvia

Fiction (Lat-Eng)

Short story; prose and poetry for an international contest

Financial (Lat-Eng)

Corporate annual reports, at least 18,000 words

Medical (Lat-Eng, Eng-Lat)

Drug labels, epicrises, blood and urine analyses, medical histories, asthma tests, questionnaires, suicide prevention materials, medical interviewing instructions, medical testing instructions, surveys
Keywords: Latvian, English, bilingual, translation, interpreting, bilingual supervision, legal, financial, annual report, contract, real estate

Profile last updated
May 13, 2020

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