Member since Jun '19

Working languages:
Estonian to English
English to Estonian
French to Estonian
French to English

Ulla Kask
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Pau, Aquitaine, France
Local time: 03:50 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Estonian Native in Estonian, English Native in English
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This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Estonian to English, English to Estonian
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at ProZ.com.
Services Translation, MT post-editing, Transcreation, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law (general)
Environment & EcologyTourism & Travel
International Org/Dev/CoopEducation / Pedagogy
Science (general)Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
HistoryGeography

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 24, Questions answered: 13, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Experience Years of experience: 4. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2019. Became a member: Jun 2019.
Credentials English (Educational Testing Service - TOEFL, verified)
English to Estonian (Tallinn University , verified)
French to Estonian (Tallinn University , verified)
French (Tallinn University , verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Idiom, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartling, Translation Workspace, Wordbee, Wordfast
Professional practices Ulla Kask endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio

Estonian/English/French translator with 4 years’ experience and over 2,500 pages of source material translated. 


Linguistic profile

While a native Estonian speaker, I grew up immersed in English, which has equipped me with native-like proficiency. In addition, I spent 5 years living, studying, working and travelling in Anglophone countries – primarily the UK – gaining deep insight into the cultural and societal nuances of life in Britain, as well as detailed knowledge on differences between American and British English.

My third language is French, which I have learnt throughout primary, secondary and higher education, gaining a BA in French language and culture in 2009, followed by a year living in Biarritz. In 2019, I returned to South-West France to live and set up my translation business here.

Professional background & specialisations

I began translating professionally in 2016, having found my way back to linguistics after pursuing other passions and interests, including:

  • environmental issues, nature and wildlife (MSc in Ecotourism + 2.5 years spent working in RSPB, one of Europe's largest nature conservation organisations + varied volunteering work);
  • research and academia (2 years as a coordinator of a major EU-financed international research project in the interdisciplinary field of educational sciences and digital technology);
  • art and art history (upper secondary school with a specialisation in art);
  • events and tourism (MSc in Ecotourism + 2.5 years as a major events coordinator + work in hotels).
In addition to the above, my other work and life experiences and, in particular, my personal interest in a wide variety of subjects coupled with excellent work ethic, research skills and attention to detail have enabled me to pursue translation work in many different fields, in particular:

  • legal (contracts, policies, legislative documents, court rulings, etc.);
  • technical (operator manuals for industrial machinery, user manuals for home appliances, engineering calculations, etc.);
  • communication and marketing (press releases, web content, articles, correspondence, etc.);
  • IT (software descriptions, UI texts, user instructions, etc.);
  • finance (invoices, online payment systems, etc.);
  • corporate (internal policies, HR documents, training material, etc.);
  • general – art and culture, history, food and drink, retail, etc.
For a list of examples of completed translation jobs, please see my CV.

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: 40
PRO-level pts: 24


Top languages (PRO)
French to English12
English4
English to Estonian4
Estonian to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Other4
Social Sciences4
Law/Patents4
Tech/Engineering4
Science4
Pts in 1 more fld >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama4
Journalism4
Law (general)4
Education / Pedagogy4
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Retail4

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