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English to Ukrainian

Irina Makedon
Genealogy research/translation

Kiev, Kyyiv, Misto, Ukraine
Local time: 06:00 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian (Variant: Ukrainian) 
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Project management
Specializes in:
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingBusiness/Commerce (general)
Engineering: IndustrialInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Marketing / Market ResearchTourism & Travel

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 52, Questions answered: 36, Questions asked: 34
Project History 1 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Visa, Wire transfer, Skrill, MasterCard
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Shop Marketing
Translation education Master's degree - Kiev Linguistic Universtiy
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2005.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsNa-Tal & Irma Group
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PhotoShop, Wordfast, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Forum posts 6 forum posts
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Marketing techniques for translators [download]
Professional practices Irina Makedon endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
________________________________________________________________________________________________ Native Russian speaker, Translator/Interpreter/Archival Researcher, Enthusiastic, Diligent rates________________________________________________________________________________________________
+12 years of experience in the translation industry, MA degree in Linguistics (Kiev Linguistic University), vast international traveling experience (the CIS countries (Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia), the USA (New-Jersey, Minnessota, Arkansas, Alabama, California), Japan, Izrael, Hungary, Czech Republic), involved in government/commercial projects, completed numerous translation, work at Russian/Ukrainian state archives
Major recent projects:
√ Translation of contracts related to VSAT technologies for maritime applications for leading Russian fishing companies
√ Interpretetation of all communications between the representatives (Switzerland, Ukraine) from international charitable organization Caritas (http://www.caritas-ua.org/) and local people at the camp for children whose parents were the victims of human trafficking
√ Translation/editing marketing materials related to Spa, Beauty & Personal Care products
√ Archive work - genealogy research - consultor-researcher for book "Malevich. Kiev period 1929-1920", "Spetsfund.Kiev art museum" (Moscow state archive of art and literature RGALI; St. Petersburg archive TsGALI; Tretyakov art gallery/St. Petersburg Russian museum manusript department; State archive of Russian Federation GA RF; Manuscript department of State historical museum OP GIM; Moscow/St.Petersburg/Kiev/Odessa major libraries; Central State Archives Museum of Literature and Arts of Ukraine TsDAMLM; Kiev State Historical Archives GKIA; State Kiev city Archive GAK; State Kiev oblast Archive GAKO; State Archive of Supreme Bodies and Government of Ukraine TsDAVO; Central State CinePhotoPhono Archive of Ukraine TsDKFFA; Central State Archives of Public Organizations of UKraine TsDAGO; Zhytomir oblast Archive; Kiev SBU Archive; Zhytomir SBU Archive) and translation of IZO Narkompros documentation related to the replinishing the capital/provincial museums of pictorial art with the works of the painters of new trends (Malevich, Kandinsky, Popova, Rozanova, Lissitsky, Puni, Lentulov, Goncharova etc); museum reports 1919-1946, shipments of paintings within the period of 1919-1929, Einsatzstab Rosenberg records 1943-1945; metric books (birth, marriage, death), historical backgrounds, land records, archive documents related to issuing citizenship and passports to foreign migrants 1860-1917
√Interpretation at business meetings between top management staff of leading Ukrainian banks and the representatives of European bank in Kiev and regions of Ukraine, translated from Ukrainian/Russian into English banking documents
√ Interpretation of the lectures for foreign air force representatives at State Certification Center of Civil Aviation of Ukraine, ongoing
√ Translation of press-releases from English to Russian for tass-news agency, on a regular basis;
√ Translated newsletters, installation guides, use and care manuals, specifications for home appliences (Viking range corporation, appliance company)
√ Translation of websites of Four stars hotels in Italy, Switzerland, Indonesia;
√ Translation of materials regarding juridical reform support project in Ukraine;
√ Translation of various contracts, reviews, handbook for employees, business proposals, feasibility studies;
√ Translation/editing online course on Ethics Training (Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Global Policies; Avoiding and Preventing Insider Trading; Manager Roles and Responsibilities; Anti-Corruption: U.S. Edition; Unethical Collusion: Global Edition; Abusive Trade Practices: Global Edition; Appropriate Electronic Communications; Confidential Information and Computer Security; Compliance With Defense Export Controls; Conflicts of Interest; Records Management; Giving and Receiving Business Courtesies; Data Privacy and Protection; Protecting Intellectual Property; Handling Data;Accurate Financial Statements) for the leading international companies

The following projects were translated for Hammer International Group, in collaboration with my colleague Nataly Palamarets:
Technical and commercial documents on GTL
Frames and doors
Garage doors
Power tools expendables (hole saws, metal borers, deltagon bits, drill bits, core bits, discs)
Gas, wood, pellet, corn and electric freestanding stoves/inserts
Gas, wood and electric fireplaces
Plastic and wood windows and accessories
Food processing, packaging and wrapping machines
Custom louvers and cupolas, shutters and copper accessories
Safety products
Gonstruction gaskets in residential and commercial floor and walls
Insulation systems
Deck coating systems, garage floor coating systems, waterproofing systems guide
Plumbing specialty products, bath waste and overflows, decorative kitchen and bath accessories
Balustrades, columns, facades, groundscapes, lawnscapes
Stair systems

Training material
Marketing material
Brochures, press releases
Business letters



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Profile last updated
Dec 13, 2017

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