Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic to English

Ahmed Samir Abdelgawad
Translator/Arabic Copywriter

United Arab Emirates

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Medical: PharmaceuticalsAutomation & Robotics
Finance (general)Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
Tourism & TravelHuman Resources
Internet, e-CommerceEngineering (general)

English to Arabic - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 25 - 50 USD per hour
Arabic to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 25 - 50 USD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 43, Questions answered: 56, Questions asked: 7
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Faculty of Arts, English Literature
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at Dec 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Idiom, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, HyperHub, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume CV available upon request
A skillful translator and copywriter with different types of experience including content writing, localization, creative translation.. etc. that would define the target audience and meet the client’s requirements. I have a strong understanding of Middle East market generally and gulf area in particular.

I am now working as a freelance Arabic copywriter for some of well-known Advertising & PR companies in Dubai and worldwide.

For more than 4 years, I have been working as a freelance translator and an Arabic copywriter for many companies and agencies, in both ATL and BTL materials. Capable of writing comprehensible and reliable content with a motivating sense for a wide range of audiences, e.g. press releases, websites, subtitling, tags, speeches. (References available upon request)

• 2015 – present Translator and Arabic copywriter at Brunswick Group, Responsible for translating and writing press releases, speeches, and articles for corporate and holding groups.
• 2012 – 2015 Senior translator and editor at Day & Night magazine found in Dubai. I am responsible for translating and editing articles creatively for more than two magazines. The most important message of my job is delivering readable and flexible text for the Arabic reader. Those magazines are related to life style, fashion, luxurious watches and other subjects.

• 2010 – 2012 Translator at Arabize, a pioneer translation & localization company in the Middle East. It has many international partnerships with the most well known corporations, such as Oracle, Sap, Microsoft, Canon and others. A localizer with different vision as being Arabizer, I have acquired experiences of various fields: localization, legal, economic, marketing translation…etc. I was one of Oracle team localizing content of applications, solutions and databases, related to financials, legal, human capital management, customer relationship management...etc.

• 2008 – 2010 Translator at SaudiSoft, an international translation & localization company. I was responsible of localizing products, such as user guides, games UI and so on, which need high-quality Arabic that users can trust as an original one.
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Total pts earned: 43
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Top languages (PRO)
English to Arabic39
Arabic to English4
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Electronics / Elect Eng16
Medical: Pharmaceuticals4
Ships, Sailing, Maritime4
Tourism & Travel4
Advertising / Public Relations4
Engineering (general)4
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