Working languages:
French to English
Dinka to English
Kinyarwanda to English

Availability today:

January 2021

Fredrick Otiato
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Local time: 01:21 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Swahili (Variant: Kenyan) Native in Swahili, Luo (Kenya,Tanzania) Native in Luo (Kenya,Tanzania)
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
AccountingPoetry & Literature
AgricultureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Textiles / Clothing / FashionBusiness/Commerce (general)
Livestock / Animal HusbandryAdvertising / Public Relations
Telecom(munications)Cinema, Film, TV, Drama

French to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Dinka to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Kinyarwanda to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Luo (Kenya,Tanzania) to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Kikuyu to Swahili - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
Payment methods accepted Visa, Wire transfer, Money order, Check, Skrill, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Graduate diploma - From Nairobi University
Experience Years of experience: 13. Registered at Feb 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Nairobi University)
English to Swahili (Kenya National Examinations Council)
Memberships Translations for developm
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, GTT, Idiom Wordserver, localization studio, microsoft Localization studio, NTR2, Tag Editor, Trados, WordFast, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit, Wordfast
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Transition from freelancer to another profession
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity
I provide professional translation, editing, proofreading and copy-writing services into and from English<>Swahili.
My company is based from home and I provide quality, on-line translation services with competitive rates.

I offer general and technical translations, as well as specialized solutions to web development and software localization for local and international companies.
I translate any type of documents, in any possible field.

Other Languages:

I provide internal translation services into and from English<>Swahili, but also have sub-contractors for the following languages:

Zulu (isiZulu)
Tsonga (Xitsonga)
Tswana (Setswana)
Venda (Tshivenda)
Swazi (Siswati)
Keywords: Same day quote services, Reliable delivery times, strict confidentiality, professional quality translations, dedicated project manager, competitive market related pricing, approved ''mother tongue'' translators, qualified proofreaders.

Profile last updated
Jul 12, 2020

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