Working languages:
Afrikaans to English
English to Afrikaans

Elize Zywotkiewicz
Freelance translator, editor/proofreader

Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa
Local time: 19:50 SAST (GMT+2)

Native in: Afrikaans (Variant: South African) Native in Afrikaans, English (Variants: South African, British) Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Training, Desktop publishing, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureTourism & Travel
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Safety
Media / MultimediaEngineering (general)
Advertising / Public RelationsMarketing / Market Research

Payment methods accepted Visa, PayPal
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Translation education Graduate diploma - University of the Free State
Experience Years of translation experience: 30. Registered at Jun 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Afrikaans to English (South African Translators' Institute / Suid-Afrikaanse Vertalersinstituut)
English to Afrikaans (South African Translators' Institute / Suid-Afrikaanse Vertalersinstituut)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Freelance translator, editor, proofreader, writer, training and communications consultant.

Based in South Africa, but working with clients all around the world, I offer the following services: editing, proofreading, translation and localisation, interpreting, writing, transcription, language teaching and business communication.

I am a highly skilled communications practitioner adept at using integrated communications strategies and tools (across print, broadcast and web-based technology) to create and maintain productive and mutually beneficial stakeholder relationships.

I have been involved in corporate communication and tertiary education for the past 27 years where I have gained significant knowledge and skills in the communication and language fields. During this time I also gained valuable experience in broadcasting, lecturing, translation and interpreting through my (part-time) involvement with local government and universities.

Specialties include: publication production and management, writing, editing, proofreading, translation and localisation, interpreting, research, training & facilitation, media and stakeholder relationship management, web content creation and management, event management, branding and corporate identity management.

I hold a Master’s Degree in Communication as well as Advanced University Diplomas in Translation and Interpreting. I have been an accredited member of the South African Translators' Institute (SATI) since 1993. I am also a full member of the SA Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) as well as a member of Professional Editors’ Guild (PEG)
Keywords: Afrikaans, English, editing, proofreading, translation, localisation, writing, transcription, language teaching, lecturing, business communication, script writing, copy writing

Profile last updated
Aug 22, 2017

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