Highly qualified linguist with academic credentials and solid translation experience in various subject areas including life sciences, social sciences, technical, legal, marketing, politics, government, general, contracts, documents. Highly competent in the Georgian syntax and grammar providing accurate translation of the most complex language patterns with a focus on attaining natural language flow in the translated text. Knowledge of the Internet search techniques and strategies that help finding information on text related terms and concepts quickly and effectively.
Experience with CAT tools (SDL Trados Studio, memoQ, Memsource).
Experience in providing interpreting for meetings, workshops,
immigration court hearings.
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Experience with online databases (Factiva, LexisNexis, JSTOR, EBSCO,
Native Georgian, proficient in English and Russian.
Member of the American Translators Association.
U.S. Department of State Language Services Office translation test pass
and Public Trust certification.
2010 - Present
Independent Contractor for Translation Agencies in the United States
Translation between English and Georgian in different subject areas
including technical, legal, social sciences, medical, general. Translation and
linguistic validation of medical questionnaires.
Medical: Translation and
linguistic validation of medical questionnaires for patients with different
medical conditions including asthma, osteoarthritis, migraine, tuberculosis,
allergy, suicide, renal anaemia, alcohol use disorders, overactive bladder,
neuropathic pain, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer. Recruitment and cognitive
debriefing of patients as part of the linguistic validation process.
Translation of patient’s electronic diaries and treatment satisfaction
questionnaires for medication.
Interpretation for clinics and hospitals.
Translation of clinical trials and Pfizer documents.
Translation of WHO document: Ensuring balance in national policies on
controlled substances: Guidance for availability and accessibility of
controlled medicines, available from:
Copywriting/transcreation of marketing materials for products and services for different companies (Beko, Rexona, Pantene, Pringles, Turkish Airways).
Legal: interpretation for immigration courts, immigration services, banks, insurance
Other: Interpreter/translator for the Workshop on Digital Libraries
organized at the National Scientific Library of Georgia, November, 2012.
Interpreter for the workshop on Safe Transport of Radioactive
Substances, Tbilisi, Georgia, July, 2016.
Interpreter for series of meetings, webinars, training workshops on the
implementation of Sierra integrated library system at the National
Parliamentary Library of Georgia, July - December 2016.
2012 – 2013
Interpreter/Translator for EU Funded Twinning Project Strengthening
Accreditation Infrastructure According to the Best Practice of the EU Member
States, Georgian National Accreditation Center
Translation of texts/documents related to accreditation and conformity
assessment including safety of transportable pressure equipment, safety and
installation of lifts and cable ways, market placing and safety of electrical
equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits according to the EU
Directive 2006/95/EC, CE marking, measurement of liquid density, calibration of
liquid density measurement tools, traceable measurement of viscosity, market
placing and safety of new machinery according to EU Directive 2006/42/EC,
calibration of piston pipettes according to ISO 8655, European harmonized
Interpretation for training workshops organized in the course of the
Structural and Applied Linguistics, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
English Language, Ilia Chavcjavadze Tbilisi State University of Western Languages
Higher Simultaneous Interpretation Courses at Ilia Chavchavadze Tbilisi State University of Western Languages
Masters Degree in Library and Information Science, Simmons University, Boston, MA
Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK