Member since Jan '20

Working languages:
German to Polish
English to German
Portuguese to Polish
English to Polish
Portuguese to German

Monika Gołaska
law, engineering and literature

Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Local time: 15:58 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: Polish (Variants: Standard-Poland, Old Polish) Native in Polish, German (Variants: Austrian, Germany, Swiss) Native in German
What Monika Gołaska is working on
13:33 (posted via  Starting translation German to Polish, 15570 words, for one of the best telecommunications companies in Europe. ...more, + 93 other entries »
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Member of The Polish Society of Sworn and Specialized Translators TEPIS; SDL Trados 2019 certified
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Project management, Transcription, MT post-editing, Subtitling, Transcreation, Vendor management, Training
Specializes in:
Government / PoliticsLaw (general)
Internet, e-CommerceMedical: Instruments
Automotive / Cars & TrucksTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Poetry & LiteratureEnvironment & Ecology
Engineering: IndustrialJournalism

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 59, Questions answered: 40, Questions asked: 7
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Master's degree - 1st class MA in German Studies, UAM Poznań; Portuguese as a Foreign Language, Universidade de Lisboa
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Mar 2015. Became a member: Jan 2020.
Credentials German (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
English (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
Portuguese (Universidade de Lisboa, verified)
Memberships Translators Without Borders, The Polish Society of Sworn and Specialized Translators TEPIS, TEPIS
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
SDL Trados Studio 2019 - Getting Started (Level 1)
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Monika Gołaska endorses's Professional Guidelines.

I put personal development at the top of my list, so I am strongly motivated to explore different backgrounds and enrich my knowledge in various aspects. I am passionate about communication and enjoy engaging with different cultures.

I am an award-winning translator from German, English and Portuguese with over 20 years experience. Polish native speaker, Master of German Philology offering services in a range of specialized fields due to my education, previous employment and experience as a translator.


Translating for state entities through agency customers

Automotive, Environment & Ecology, Chem Sci/Eng, Marketing

I worked for 4 years as a marketing department coordinator and translator/interpreter for a German company, leading manufacturer of automotive and dedusting systems

Textiles / Clothing / Fashion Cosmetics, Beauty

High school degree in fashion product development; graduated with distinction 

Poetry & Literature, History, Journalism

Master of Philology;  2010 – Literary Festival Puls Literatury Łódź 2010, award for translating work from English into Polish;   2010 – award for translating work from German into Polish at the International Short Story Festival in Wroclaw

Children literature

I am a published author of children poetry and have translated children books for one of the leading Polish children books' publishers.  

Music theory 

Royal Schools of Music, London, ABRSM, diploma in music theory and classical guitar


Sailing, skiing

Keywords: German, Polish, Deutsch, Ponisch, translation, Übersetzung, translator, Übersetzer, Muttersprachler, Portuguese, Portugiesisch, Portugues, English, technology, localization, fashion, computers, automotive, law, engineering, subtitles, marketing, commerce, environment & ecology, chemistry, marketing, children books, children literature, children TV, Kinderbücher, Kinderliteratur, Autoteile, Bauwesen, Werbetext

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Jan 8

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