Member since Jan '10

Working languages:
English to French
French to English

Availability today:

May 2021

Hamidou Ouédraogo
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Ouagadougou, Kadiogo, Burkina Faso
Local time: 02:51 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Mossi Native in Mossi, French Native in French
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsFinance (general)
Construction / Civil EngineeringLaw: Contract(s)
Education / PedagogyEnvironment & Ecology
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersGovernment / Politics
International Org/Dev/CoopReal Estate

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 235, Questions answered: 171, Questions asked: 91
Blue Board entries made by this user  9 entries

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Experience Years of experience: 21. Registered at Jan 2009. Became a member: Jan 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials N/A
Memberships ATA
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Idiom, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast, XTM
SDL Trados Studio 2011 - Part II (Intermediate)
Forum posts 1 forum post
Events and training
Professional practices Hamidou Ouédraogo endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

- More than 20 years in EFL - 20 years of TESOL - 20+ years in Translation/Interpretation - Various fields covered

Experience to date Field (Volume/source words)

Project Management 2,500,000
Mechanics/Automotive 1,000,000
Military/Civil/Defence/Security 2,500,000
Water Sanitation 400,000
Finance/Business 300,000
Law/Contracts/Patents 5,500,000
International Org/Dev/Coop 6,500,000
CV/Applications 17,500
Advertising/Public Relations 30,000
Government/Politics 200,000
General/Conver/Greet/Letters 2,000,000
Environment & Ecology 60,000
Education/Pedagogy 60,000
Construction/Civil Engineering 600,000
Medical (general) 90,000
Management/Bus/Commerce 150,000
Engineering (general) 150,000
Forestry/Wood/Timber 85,000
Agri Livestock/Animal Husbandry 1,500,000
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, 200,000
Science (general)100,000
Medical: Health Care 75,000
Transport/Shipping 100,000
Tourism & Travel 150,000
Various Texts (emails, abstracts…) 5,000,000 

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 239
PRO-level pts: 235

Top languages (PRO)
English to French215
French to English20
Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)28
Medical (general)20
Law: Contract(s)16
Law (general)16
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs14
Business/Commerce (general)12
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters12
Pts in 25 more flds >

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Keywords: Professional, Quality-oriented, Reliability, Timely Performance, Reasonable Fees, Satisfaction.

Profile last updated
Apr 13

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