Member since Feb '11

Working languages:
English to Chinese

Ivan Niu
Certified, 10+yrs, Technical & Marketing

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Local time: 06:14 CST (GMT+8)

Native in: Chinese (Variants: Mandarin, Simplified) Native in Chinese
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Mar 27, 2017 (posted via ProZ.com):  English to Chinese IT manual, 20,470 words ...more, + 4 other entries »
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Certified Chinese Translator, 10+ yrs of full-time technical & marketing experience - Top Quality, Prompt Delivery and Fast Response!
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Desktop publishing
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwareMarketing / Market Research
Business/Commerce (general)Computers (general)
IT (Information Technology)Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Telecom(munications)Finance (general)
Electronics / Elect EngTourism & Travel

Rates
English to Chinese - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 USD per word / 18 - 20 USD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 637, Questions answered: 322, Questions asked: 212
Project History 3 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Check, Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries , Ivan's Glossary
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Yichun University
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2009. Became a member: Feb 2011.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Chinese (Education Bureau of China)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Alchemy Publisher, AutoCAD, DejaVu, Google Translator Toolkit, Indesign, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Multilizer, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Translation Workspace, Wordbee, Wordfast, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended ProZ.com Plus Package - CafeTran Espresso [download]
Bio
Language Pair: English to Chinese
Native Language: Chinese Simplified (Mandarin)
Nationality: China (Mainland)
Mobile: +86 18874763065
Email: eng.chi.translator@gmail.com
(I check my emails frequently every day and I'll be notified of new messages in my phone.)

SUMMARY

* Freelance certified translator
* Native Chinese Simplified (Mandarin) speaker
* B.A. in English to Chinese Translation
* member of Translators Association of China
* 10+ years of full-time translation & proofreading experience
* Having worked as an in-house Chinese translator in a translation & localization company (2007-2010)
* Having translated & proofread 6 million words in total
* Expert in Trados Studio, MemoQ, Wordfast, MS Office
* Familiar with Passolo, SDLX, Transit, and online CAT tools (such as Crowdin, XTM, Wordbee)
* Basic skills of AutoCAD, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
* Meet every deadline, 100% human translation, quality guaranteed
* Strong communication and problem solving skills, fast-learning skills

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance English to Chinese Translator
*Mar. 2010 – present*
Working as a freelance linguist for over 30 well-established translation companies worldwide
Clients include SDL, Transperfect, Protranslating, Lingo24, Tranwise, UStranslation, Euro-com, Lionbridge, etc.

In-house English to Chinese Translator
*Sep. 2007 – Mar. 2010*
Employer: Shenzhen CCJK Co., Ltd (www.ccjk.com, translation company)
Translating & proofreading all kinds of materials by using CAT tools
Fields include technology, IT, marketing, game, tourism, real estate, finance, law, etc.
CAT tools include Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast, SDLX, Passolo, etc.

Part-Time Translator
*Mar. 2005 – Sep. 2007*
Translating articles and brochures for university professors and local translation companies.

SELECTED PROJECTS

TECHNIAL
*Totaling 1.7 million words since 2007*
End clients include Phillips, Omniture, Epson, SoCalGas, Kodak, Siemens, Epson, ITT Industries, Bowne Global, AirLiquide, DGE Fanuc, Miele, Xrite, Makino Europe, Yaskawa Electrics, Metso, Rittal, etc.
Document types include service manuals, technical specifications, training materials, press releases, surveys, user guides, trademark / patent applications, agreements, business plans, etc.

IT (Technical & Marketing)
*Totaling 2.5 million words since 2007*
End clients include Microsoft, Red Hat, Solidworks, Philips, HP, Intel, SAP, Oracle, BlackBerry, Omniture, Fujitsu, Samsung, Motorola, Seagate, Cisco, Novell, Epson, Sony Ericsson, Computer Associates, etc.
APPS (over 50 apps):
Microsoft® OneNote® 2010, Microsoft® Lync® 2010, Infix PDF Editor, GIMP Portable, Ghostscript, MP3Gain, Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 2, BitMedia, Dragon, Power.ME, etc.
GAMES (over 100 PC & MOBILE games):
The Walking Dead: March to War, Warspear Online, Plunder Pirates, Crossfire, Prison Architect, Kill Shot Virus, Gems of War, Goat Simulator, Borthers PS4/XB1, Galaxy on Fire 2, Stronghold Kingdoms 1 & II, Mass Effect 2, Chef Emma, Pure Hold’em, Hidden Heroes, Limbo, NFL Head Coach, Limbo, Lost in the City: Post Scriptum, Rail Simulator, etc.
Game genres include cross-platform MMORTS, puzzle, RPG, Match-3, casino, action, adventure, simulation, sandbox, real-time strategy, board & card, social, platform, running, first person shooter, sports, role-playing, etc.

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY (Marketing)
*Totaling 1.2 million words since 2007*
LUXURY HOTELS
The Peninsula Hotels, Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Fairmont Raffles, Banyan Tree, Lotte Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, etc.
AIRLINES
Air Canada, Qatar Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Asiana Airlines, Delta Airlines, Philippine Airlines, etc.
DESTINATIONS
The Great Wall, Guilin, Greece, etc.
Real Estate projects include dubaipearl.com, zenproperty.com.au, atlantapacificgroup.com, etc.
Document types include websites, articles, blogs, brochures, magazines, internal training materials, etc.

RATES

Translation Rate per word:
USD 0.06-0.07 / EUR 0.055-0.06 / GBP 0.04-0.05 / CAD 0.075-0.1 / RMB 0.37
Editing Rate per word:
Quote after browsing the content; Depends on the translation quality
Proofreading Rate per word:
Quote after browsing the content; Depends on the translation quality
Hourly Rate:
USD 20 / EUR 18 / GBP 15 / CAD 25 / RMB 120

AVAILABILITY

Working Hours: 0:00 to 10:00, Mon. to Sat. (GMT)
Message-Replying Hours: 0:00 to 15:00, Mon. to Sun. (GMT)
My Time Zone: Beijing Time, GMT +8
Daily Output (Translation): 2,500-3,500 words
Daily Output (Proofreading): 5,000-10,000 words (editing)

EDUCATION & AWARDS


Bachelor’s Degree in English to Chinese Translation, Yi Chun University (Sep. 2004 – Jun. 2008)
Outstanding Award of Gang Jiang Cup English Speaking Competition for College Students (2007)
The First Prize of China Youth English Skill Contest (2006)
Scholarships for four times (2004-2006)

Samples, certificates and references are available upon request

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: 650
PRO-level pts: 637


Top languages (PRO)
English to Chinese525
Chinese to English112
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering312
Other160
Medical72
Bus/Financial43
Science28
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Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)248
Cosmetics, Beauty68
Medical (general)68
Mechanics / Mech Engineering36
Other27
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng16
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion12
Pts in 32 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects3
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
0 positive (0 entries)
positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation3
Language pairs
English to Chinese2
1
Chinese to English1
Specialty fields
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino1
Medical: Health Care1
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Other fields
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Nov 9, 2019



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