Member since Jul '18

Working languages:
Indonesian to English
English to Indonesian

Edwin Solahuddin
Experienced translator/journalist

Local time: 11:20 WIB (GMT+7)

Native in: Indonesian Native in Indonesian
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I am an experienced and accomplished translator/journalist with more than 10 years working experience in translation, journalism, advertising, and corporate writing (both in print and online media).
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Internet, e-CommerceTelecom(munications)
Business/Commerce (general)Journalism
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)
Tourism & TravelMining & Minerals / Gems
Law (general)Human Resources

Indonesian to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.07 USD per word / 10 - 10 USD per hour
English to Indonesian - Rates: 0.04 - 0.07 USD per word / 10 - 10 USD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 16, Questions answered: 5, Questions asked: 1
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Experience Years of experience: 18. Registered at Mar 2009. Became a member: Jul 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships Platinum Member of Kanal Penerjemah
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, Frontpage, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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I am a freelance English to Bahasa Indonesia translator/journalist based in Indonesia with more than 10 years working experience in translation, journalism, advertising, and web publishing, including several years working as a full-time translator/reporter at a Singapore-based IT magazine and translator/writer at a reputable news portal in Indonesia ( and a freelance translator for more than a dozen companies, both MNC and domestic, in Indonesia. Currently I am working as a freelance translator at two international companies and around six local translation agencies.

I would like to offer my services to your agency. I have attached my Curriculum Vitae that addresses your requirements and shows my employment record and educational qualifications. My specialization include IT and Consumer Electronic, Website and Internet, Software Localization, Legal and Financial translation, Human Resource/Company Manual, Sociology and Politics, Telecommunication, Environment, Forestry, Medical, Mining, Tourism, and many others.

At interview (online or offline), I can show that I have:
- experience in translating/editing a wide variety of articles, documents, news, brochure, newsletters, company profile, annual report, environmental assessment report, website content, features, and books as shown on my CV
- excellent news writing/translating skills, capable of making a short and concise summary of a long article and news
- a solid history of translating/editing in various publications including print and online
- experience of working in an editorial team and contributing to the success of that team
- high-level translating/editing skills, structural editing, copy writing/editing and proofreading including brochure, annual report, newsletter, internal magazine, etc.
- research skills and the ability to analyse the accuracy of research.

My preferred rate and capacity are as follows: Min. USD 0.05 per source word or USD 15 per hour, with a capacity of approx. 3000 words per day

For your further consideration, I have a bachelor degree from Gadjah Mada University, well versed in English and Bahasa Indonesia, strong analytic skills, hardworking, creative, fast-learner, detail-oriented, and able to work under pressure and with minimum supervision. My home office equipment includes a desktop and laptop computer with daily backups, as well as high speed Internet access. With each project I undertake, I guarantee high quality work on or before deadline and prompt response to your phone and emails.

Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to the opportunity to working with you and discuss the position further.

Yours sincerely,

Edwin Solahuddin, S.S.
YM/Skype: edwin.solahuddin
Email: [email protected]
Keywords: English, bahasa Indonesia, Indonesian, translator, computer, IT, telecommunication, business/commerce, social science, software, localization, user guide, manual,

Profile last updated
Feb 4

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