Member since Dec '13

Working languages:
Polish to English
Spanish to English

John McCarthy
9 yrs experience in PL/ES>EN translation

Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Local time: 19:08 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English (Variants: US, UK) Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Project management, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Finance (general)History
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
InsuranceInvestment / Securities
Advertising / Public RelationsAccounting

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 6, Questions asked: 15
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, TransferWise
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń, Poland
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Nov 2012. Became a member: Dec 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Polish to English (Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika)
Spanish to English (University of Manchester)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Aegisub, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit, Wordbee
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Project manager, translator and editor living in Toruń, Poland, with a Master’s Degree in English Philology (sp. translation) and a postgraduate diploma in legal and financial translation (Polish – English, English – Polish) from the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland), and a Bachelors’ degree in English literature and Spanish language studies from the University of Manchester (UK).

Seven years’ experience of full time work as a translation project manager and in-house translator for Language Creations.

Nine years’ experience as an independent translator and editor for various agencies and private clients. Experienced in working as a translator, editor, copywriter and proof-reader on texts from various fields:

 legal and financial documents (contracts, articles of association, court documents, certificates, EU legislative documents, financial reports, insurance, etc.);

 historical texts / literature

 business and marketing texts (website content, newsletters, press releases, product catalogues/brochures, marketing materials, etc.);

 academic texts (doctoral theses, research papers);

 literature (history books, children’s literature, psychology/self-improvement, biographical)

Conducted a workshop at the Translation and Localization Conference in Warsaw - Regular Expressions: a Quickstart Guide for Language Professionals – 25 April 2017

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Total pts earned: 8
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Polish to English8
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Business/Commerce (general)4
Law (general)4

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