Working languages:
English to Ukrainian
English to Russian
Russian to Ukrainian
Ukrainian to Russian
Italian to Ukrainian

Maria Sydir
translation is art

Local time: 15:03 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Ukrainian Native in Ukrainian
KudoZ leader This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Russian to Ukrainian
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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This person is listed as an employee of:
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Project management
Specializes in:
Computers (general)Education / Pedagogy
IT (Information Technology)Linguistics
Poetry & LiteratureReligion
Telecom(munications)Computers: Hardware

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 19, Questions answered: 17, Questions asked: 6
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Ivan Franko Lviv National University
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Jan 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request

15+ years of experience as freelance linguist and

English language translator/editor


Open for Opportunities of: 

Translation / Localization Project Manager (mid- to
senior level)

Ukrainian Linguist (senior/expert level)

Remote work position preferred



         Specialist's degree (MA equivalent),
Diploma with honors,

                              English Language
and Literature


1997–2000          Bachelor’s degree,
Diploma with honors,

                              English Philology

of Education


Work career:

/ Proofreader, Project Manager at Ukrainian                    2004
– till present

Translation Studio


translator, English language tutor                                        2000–2005

language teacher at LvivSecondary School #21                  1999–2002


Translation areas of expertise:

  • Software
    and website localization

  • Manuals and
    documentation: personal electronics and household appliances, fitness equipment,
    AV devices, digital cameras, mobile devices and more.

  • Certain
    experience in other subject areas such as human resources, music, marketing,
    corporate affairs, human rights, tourism and travelling etc.

Languages: native Ukrainian, advanced English, fluent
Russian, beginner Polish

CAT-tools used: SDL Studio 2017, Trados, SDLX,
Wordfast, Passolo, and other.

Soft Skills: I am dependable, self-motivated and accustomed to independent decision-making.

Personal Information and Contact:


Cell phone:                                     +38 067 58 67 140

E-mail:                                             [email protected]

Skype:                                    smerichka

Keywords: Advertising, Cinema, Computers, Cooking, Culinary, Cosmetics, Education, Fiction, Folklore, Food, Geography, IT, Italian, Linguistics, Literature, Marketing, Music, Pedagogy, Philology, Poetry, Religion, Russian, Software Localization, Sports, Tourism, Translation, Translator, Travel, Ukrainian, User Manual, Web Localization

Profile last updated
May 29, 2020

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