Member since May '14

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

Andrey Svitanko
Life Sciences Translation

Local time: 04:02 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.

Selected end customers
Pfizer, Novartis, Roche Holding, Merck & Co, Abbott Laboratories, AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Novo Nordisk, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, MSD Pharmaceuticals, ICON Clinical Research, AbbVie, IQVIA, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Merck KGaA, Parexel International, PPD, PRA Health Sciences, Incyte Corporation, Mallinckrodt, Quintiles Transnational, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Applied Clinical Intelligence, ExxonMobil, Zyxel, Micron Technology, DJI, and Haas Automation.

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: [email protected]
- 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 the USA.
I accept PayPal and bank transfer.
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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: 6252
PRO-level pts: 6232

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian4652
Russian to English1544
Ukrainian to English32
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)1373
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1059
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)559
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng493
Medical: Instruments301
Engineering (general)227
Medical: Cardiology161
Pts in 69 more flds >

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