Member since May '02

Working languages:
English to Czech
French to Czech
German to Czech
English to Slovak

Monika Hamernikova
Engineering degree, common sense

Ceske Budejovice, Jihocesky Kraj, Czech Republic
Local time: 21:22 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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Account type Freelancer
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Desktop publishing, Project management
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsMechanics / Mech Engineering
Marketing / Market ResearchEngineering: Industrial
Engineering (general)Energy / Power Generation
Electronics / Elect EngConstruction / Civil Engineering
Automotive / Cars & TrucksComputers (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 9, Questions asked: 6
Translation education Other - State Language School
Experience Years of translation experience: 27. Registered at Sep 2000. Became a member: May 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Czech ( Jednota tlumocniku a prekladatelu (Union of Interpreters and Translators))
German to Czech ( Jednota tlumocniku a prekladatelu (Union of Interpreters and Translators))
Czech to German ( Jednota tlumocniku a prekladatelu (Union of Interpreters and Translators))
Memberships JTP
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, FrameMaker, IBM CAT tool, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
Website http://under construction
CV/Resume CV/Resume (PDF)
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Translator vs. Outsourcer vs. Translation Agency [download]
How to make a webinar (and use is as as way to attract new clients every day!) [download]
Professional practices Monika Hamernikova endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
About me
I'm a freelance translator specialized mostly in technical and marketing translations.

Translation output:
- about 3,000 words/day

Educational background:
- Technical University in Brno (1991) - Master degree in civil engineering, water constructions and water treatment
- Marketing and Management Course (1992)
- Travel Guide Certificate (2000)
- CMAS certified scuba diver (since 1999)

- 10 years in international business and marketing
- 1-year assignment during start-up of a pharmaceutical factory in Libya
- 15+ years in translation and interpreting business (full-time freelancer)

- Excellent writing skills
- Common sense
- Technical writing

Projects and references:

Lexus - marketing brochures, Czech website (
DaimlerChrysler - training materials for servicemen
Volvo - shop manuals, bulletins
GM - shop manuals, bulletins, online GM Academy
Komatsu - user manuals
Bobcat - user manuals
Hyundai - user manuals
Renault - shop manuals

Agfa Healthcare - computed radiology - SW localization, Online helps, User manuals

IT, Electronics
Samsung - printers, SW localization, user manuals
Panasonic - electronic devices, SW localization, user manuals
Siemens - mobile technology, user manuals

Deezer - complete website plus regular weekly updates

Various mechanical and civil engineering projects
Nuclear power plant technologies

Professional resources:
- Besides common CAT tools, I am quite flexible when it comes to the client-specific CAT
- I can also provide DTP services
Keywords: computer, hardware, software, manuals, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive, nuclear technologies, machinery, radiology, localization

Profile last updated
Aug 9, 2017

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