Member since May '14

Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian to English
Ukrainian to English

Andrey Svitanko
Medical and scientific translation

Local time: 01:10 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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I'm a native Russian full-time freelance translator from English into Russian and from Russian into English. Having studied English throughout my life, I have extensive English knowledge of medicine, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, physics, and biochemistry. Combining deep scientific insight and wide-ranging technical expertise enables me to translate the full range of technical and scientific materials from user manuals and marketing flyers to clinical trial documents and scientific papers.

Fields of specialization
• Medicine 
• Pharmaceuticals 
• Chemistry 
• Biochemistry 
• Physics & Mathematics 
• Computers (hardware and software) 
• Tech/Engineering (general) 
• Sports 
• Automotive

Scientific background

2008-2013: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Chemistry Department, Moscow, Russia
2013-2015: Ph.D. student, Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Specialization: Solid State Chemistry
2013-present: Full-time freelance translator
Professional publications: 1 patent, 6 articles in scientific journals, 9 theses from International and Russian conferences
01718330x: Principles and Practice of Computer Aided Translation - Peking University
College Writing 2.1x: Principles of Written English - The University of California, Berkeley
College Writing 2.2x: Principles of Written English - The University of California, Berkeley
College Writing 2.3x: Principles of Written English - The University of California, Berkeley
3.091X: Introduction to Solid State Chemistry - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
001x: Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery - Davidson College

History of translation projects
I have worked on projects that include medical and pharmaceutical documents, records and forms, chemical and physical scientific papers, biological and biochemical patents, technical manuals, marketing flyers, geological texts, certificates, diplomas, and legal documents. I have localized several websites and pieces of software, including gaming websites, iOS applications, etc. To date, I have translated tens of millions of words.

SDL Trados Studio 2019 - the latest version of the most popular CAT tool
Wordfast Pro 5 - the latest standalone multi-platform CAT tool
MS Office - Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Xbench - simple and powerful Quality Assurance and Terminology Management for professional translators
Adobe Creative Suite ver. 6 - Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
ABBYY FineReader 12 - allows me to create editable files from scans, PDFs, and digital photographs
AutoHotKey - allows me to accelerate the workflow process using hotkeys to trigger complex processes
Kaspersky Total Security - your files are always protected by the world's leading antivirus engine

CPU - Intel Core i5-9600K
GPU - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
RAM - 16 GB DDR4
SSD - Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB M.2
OS - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Three monitors

Feel free to contact me in one of the following ways:
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- Send e-mail:
- Skype: fireconan

I live in Poland.
I'm always connected to the Internet, working at home.
I'm available on weekends, holidays, and all working hours in Europe and USA.
I accept PayPal and bank transfer.
Please visit my website:
Here is the link to my CV



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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: 6156
PRO-level pts: 6136

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian4596
Russian to English1512
Ukrainian to English24
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)1349
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1031
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)555
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng489
Medical: Instruments297
Engineering (general)227
Medical: Cardiology153
Pts in 68 more flds >

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