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

Mihaela Sima
Professional, quality & client-oriented

Paris, Ile-De-France, France
Local time: 20:36 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Romanian 
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Hello and welcome to my profile page!
Thank you for visiting my page. If you are looking for professional Romanian translators offering quality translation and proofreading services, you have come to the right place. Please feel free to explore my profile and to contact me if my experience and skills suit your needs.
Services
Translation: French – Romanian, English - Romanian, Romanian - French
Proofreading and editing: French - Romanian, English - Romanian
Brand adaptation and tagline evaluation Transcription Interpreting: only French - Romanian - French
My main areas of expertise
Technical - Marketing and advertising - Business - Law - Psychosociology
My secondary areas of expertise
Building - Cinema - Landscape architecture - Medical (general) - Tourism - Journalism
Some of my fields of interest
Literature and linguistics - Environment - Art cinema -Psychoanalysis - IT - Politics - Economics - Anthropology - Folklore
A synthesis of my projects
Translation
Technical Technical specifications: printers, scanners, drawing machines, air filters, harbour equipment etc.
Detailed technical documentation: drawing machines (technical description, operation, test reports etc), printers, laptops
Operating instructions: electronic personal scales, personal scales with body fat, roofing adhesives etc.
User guides: foam insulation products, push chairs
Accessory Catalogues: accessory catalogue for sewing and embroidery machines
Technical teaching materials: technical teaching materials for a French company providing technical trainings in the automotive field (long-term projects). Some of the subjects dealt with: the reading of automotive diagrams and diagnosis of electronic and multiplexed systems, electronic fuel injection, automotive electricity, measuring and diagnosis devices
Material safety data sheets: chemicals and chemical compounds (properties, handling and use) (medium-term projects)

Marketing and advertising Company presentations: a synthesis of the activity developed in Romania by a French telecommunications company in 2006 and 2007, company activity presentations
Various advertising materials: leaflets, flyers, booklets for the telecommunications, automotive and building industries (mobile phones, laptops, notebooks, internet offers, car models, insulation products); long-term project
Online advertising: translation of keywords and short announcements for an advertising campaign on internet for female and male underclothes (Google Adwords campaign)
Brand adaptation: adaptation of the tagline of a French multinational company for the Romanian market; linguistic checks for the adaptation of several brands for the Romanian market

Business Corporate documents:
- Business correspondence: registered letters, letters of submission
- Corporate administrative documents: company registration certificates, VAT certificates, bidding documentation
- Invitations: invitations to social, cultural and sports events

Law Legal documents: divorce paper, power of attorney etc.
Commercial law documents: summons to appear in court, request for service abroad of judicial or extrajudicial documents, certificate of non-bankruptcy, contracts (product supply contracts, documentary acquisition agreement, draft service agreement, intellectual properties licensing agreement)

Psychosociology
Postgraduate studies papers:
- Follow-up of single-parent families in maternal centres
- Social workers and child adoption issues (sociological and psychological factors)
- The role of the photo album in the child adoption process
- The role of creative techniques in revealing potential adoptive parents’ expectations during the adoption process
- Creative means in reinforcing the parental skills of an adoptive mother
- Teaching materials on the prevention of child abuse and negligence
Publications: translation from Romanian to French of the 7th module of the training manual : Manuel de formation destiné aux professionnels travaillant avec les parents et les bébés de milieux défavorises et à risque d’abandon en Roumanie published by the Swiss foundation Children Action at the Romanian publishing house Digital Data. For more details please click on the following link:
http://www.digitaldata.ro/pedagogie.htm Building PowerPoint presentations, product data sheets: thermal insulation products for buildings, insulation techniques for inverted flat roofs, polyurethane spray foam systems, construction sheet products

Journalism Press releases: business press releases on business financial results and sponsoring actions
Articles: a futuristic article on mobile workers
Newsletters: newsletter concerning the improvement of water resources management in African countries

Tourism
Texts for tourism websites, various marketing materials related to the development of the spa, medical and cultural tourism in Romania

Other projects: general documents (reference letters, general work security rules, education and research (case studies and questionnaires for examinations, the synthesis of a feasibility study concerning the creation of a research institute for sustainable energies in Romania), cinema (translation from French to Romanian of the making of of Asterix and Obelix at the Olympic Games)

Books published: Natașele. Noua rețea mondială a comerțului sexual, Humanitas Publishing house, Bucharest, 2011; ISBN 978 - 973 - 50 - 2745 - 2: translation from English to Romanian of Victor Malarek's book The Natashas. The New Global Sex Trade, a thorough investigation into human trafficking organised crime networks and their victims coming mainly from Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union countries: http://www.humanitas.ro/files/media/natasele.pdf
Proofreading
Law Derived Community law documents (medium-term project)

Advertising Automotive advertising materials: car price lists

Building Product information sheets: roof adhesives

Medical (general) Patient diary, medical questionnaires Landscape architecture Landscape feasibility studies: two feasibility studies for park and public garden planning for a small landscape architecture company based in Romania

References available upon request
Interpreting (French-Romanian-French)
Interpreting missions for the Border Police in Brest (France) (January 2008 and November 2006)
Interpreting mission on a French nuclear site during a first aid training for Romanian workers: (November 2007)
Interpreting missions for a French twinning association during a 7 day visit of a group of Romanian officials and businessmen from Mioveni, Romania (October 2006)
Education
Master’s Degree in Translation & Technical Writing, University of Western Brittany (UBO), Brest, France
BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures (English), University of Western Brittany (UBO), Brest, France
BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures (French - English), Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania
Contact details
Mihaela Sima
Translation/Interpreting
French/English - Romanian
Mobile: +33 (0)6 24 00 60 18
Email:mihaela.sima@gmail.com
Alternative e-mail: mihaela_sima_dubois@yahoo.co.uk
Skype: michellesima
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Profile last updated
Oct 8, 2013






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