Member since Nov '06

Working languages:
English to Russian
Belarusian to English
Russian to English
English (monolingual)
Russian (monolingual)

Valery Kaminski
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Minsk, Minsk, Belarus
Local time: 05:48 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcreation, Interpreting
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelEnvironment & Ecology
Marketing / Market ResearchAdvertising / Public Relations
Human ResourcesManagement
Education / PedagogyPoetry & Literature
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

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Words translated: 1,621
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1794, Questions answered: 1425, Questions asked: 961
Project History 2 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Aviation, Food Policy, Information Management, Microelectronics (OLED), Pulmonology, Wound treatment, Разговорный русский
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Minsk State Linguistic University
Experience Years of experience: 30. Registered at Sep 2005. Became a member: Nov 2006.
Credentials English to Russian (Minsk Linguistic University, Minsk, Belarus , verified)
Russian to English (Minsk State Linguistic University, Minsk, Belarus, verified)
Memberships N/A Russian Localization Team
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDLX, Smartling, Wordbee
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Valery Kaminski

Valery Kaminski


Special Translation/ Interpretation Course, English <> Russian (1987 – 1989) (Minsk State Linguistic University, Military Dept)

Minsk State Linguistic University (1983 - 1990), summa cum laude, English and French languages

University College, Galway, Ireland (1994) – Summer ESP course

Job History:

1990 – 2005: Minsk State Linguistic University, Trainee Teacher (1990-1991), Teacher (1991-1996), Senior Teacher (1996-2005)

January 2005 – present time: freelance translator and interpreter


Minsk State Linguistic University for 15 years.

Freelance jobs (interpreting and translating) for OSCE, BAT (British – American Tobacco), JTI (Japan Tobacco International), The Daily Telegraph, NEXANS (Norway) and some other international organizations and companies.

Translated and interpreted for such organizations as IPM (Institute for Privatization and Management), Mizes Research Center in Minsk, Saachi and Saachi and a number of other promotion and advertising agencies.

Interpreted and translated for medical specialists visiting Chernobyl victims.

Translated scripts for commercials (for Saachi & Saachi, Minsk office) and documentary films, and prepared them for voiceover.

Translated 7 books (Tourist Attractions of Belarus, Social Sciences, Information Management).

Editing experience: 5 books

Efficiency: average – 2000 source words per day; up to 3000 in case of emergency

References: upon request

Rates: negotiable

Some of my projects in 2009:

New HD news production equipment, 3 k (Marketing)
Human Culture and Animal Treatment, 73 k (Social Sciences)
New Adidas line, 3 k (Marketing)
Promo materials, Golfonline, 2 k (Marketing)
Promo materials, Dorchester Hotel, ~ 4 k (Marketing)
Promo materials, Various Cyprus Hotels, ~ 25 k (Marketing)
News Items, ~12 k (News)
European Lung Foundation website, ~ 15k (Health General)
Health Questionnaires, ~ 7 k (Health General)
Materials for Emerald, ~ 5k (Marketing)
Brand brochures (HP, Grundfos, Nexans and some others) ~ 22k (Marketing: Transcreation)
5 Abstracts of famous books on management, ~ 12 k (Management)
HCFC phase out, ~ 7 k (Ecology/International Organizations)

Feel free to contact me for a quote: [email protected]
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: 1817
PRO-level pts: 1794

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian1286
Russian to English472
Belarusian to English16
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Top specific fields (PRO)
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters179
Poetry & Literature140
Marketing / Market Research121
Business/Commerce (general)80
Advertising / Public Relations72
Education / Pedagogy59
Government / Politics56
Pts in 67 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 projects2
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Russian2
Specialty fields
Medical: Health Care1
Other fields
Internet, e-Commerce1
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Profile last updated
Mar 18, 2020