Working languages:
Romanian to English
English to Romanian
French to English

Diana Nacu
Romanian translator (MA, DipTrans)

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Local time: 03:08 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Romanian (Variant: Romania) Native in Romanian
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Translator Profile (2013)

Highly-experienced, multi-specialised English-into-Romanian and Romanian-into-English translator and reviewer, with project management and localisation experience.

Energetic, proactive individual with excellent analytical and communication skills, used to working under tight schedule and in dynamic teams; quality-minded and effective team worker.

Strong professional background in languages, arts and humanities and currently specialised in technology, gaming, marketing, social media and legal translations.


Irish Translators and Interpreters’ Association

Institute of Linguists, London, UK

Proz Certified Translators' Network


Academic and Translation Qualifications:

BA Honours 1.1 BA Degree in French, Trinity College Dublin
(with distinction, top of my year)

MA MA in English Literature, Trinity College Dublin

DipTrans Post-graduate, professional-standard Diploma in Translation (DipTrans)
Institute of Linguists, London, UK
English - Romanian, 2 Merit results (Literature and Law)

MA MA International Relations, DCU, Dublin


Memberships and Accreditation

Irish Translators and Interpreters’ Association

Institute of Linguists, London, UK

Proz Certified Translators' Network


Translation Work History

- in- and out-of-house software tester and linguistic reviewer in localisation
- out-of-house and contract translator/ interpreter, proof-reader, reviewer, final editing
- freelance translation reviewer, advisor on publication (publishing)

Translator Expertise

Translator and reviewer experience:
 Years of experience in translation: approx. 12;
 Years of experience as a proofreader/reviewer: approx. 7.

Areas of work:
 Written translations;
 Film translation and subtitling; voice-over, ADR, post-editing;
 Proof-reading, reviewing, final editing, DTP;
 Localisation and testing;
 Language tutoring: Romanian, French, English;
 In- and out-of-house translation project management.

Sample projects:
 EU Institutions: European Parliament, European Commission, European Union
Structural Funds;
 Technology and telephony companies: Ericsson, Dell, O2, Orange, Facebook;
 Gaming: Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars;
 Universities and colleges: Open University, etc.

Most recent specialisms:
 Online social media;
 Marketing;
 Management;
 Legal, Intellectual property;
 Education;
 International relations;
 Marketing;
 IT hardware and software.

Key achievements and skills:
 Solid, multi-specialised translation expertise;
 Expert reviewer and problem solver;
 Time and people management.


Other Skills:

Specialised Knowledge:
- European Union
- legal English, Romanian, French
- culture and literature
- law and justice

Language Skills

English as language of habitual use: 14 years
- third and fourth level education through the medium of English
- native-fluency and publication-quality English

Mother tongue: Romanian
- mother-tongue and publication-quality Romanian

- 1st class degree with distinction and top of class in French at primary degree level
- intermediate spoken French, perfect written French, legal French
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: 80
(All PRO level)

Top general field (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific field (PRO)
Medical: Health Care8
Finance (general)8
Law: Contract(s)4
Law (general)4
Pts in 8 more flds >

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Profile last updated
Jul 15

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