Member since Jul '03

Working languages:
English to Bulgarian
German to Bulgarian
Russian to Bulgarian
Macedonian to Bulgarian
Bulgarian to English

Emilia Balke
Prompt, accurate, dependable

United States
Local time: 06:55 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: Bulgarian Native in Bulgarian, English Native in English
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This person has translated 3,140 words for Translators without Borders
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in English to Bulgarian
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If translation and interpreting wasn't my job, I would have done it as a hobby. I love what I do.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Transcription, Training, Project management, Vendor management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
Law (general)Investment / Securities
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightLaw: Taxation & Customs
Marketing / Market ResearchMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Nuclear Eng/SciAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Poetry & Literature

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Words translated: 3,140
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 217, Questions answered: 210, Questions asked: 77
Blue Board entries made by this user  1 entry

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries EB Translations
Translation education Master's degree - St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Nov 1999. Became a member: Jul 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Bulgarian (American Translators Association)
Bulgarian to English (American Translators Association)
German to English (Herder Institute, Germany)
German to Bulgarian (Herder Institute, Germany)
Russian to Bulgarian (St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Emilia Balke endorses's Professional Guidelines.
I am a full-time multilingual translator (native Bulgarian/English) and interpreter with 25 years of professional experience in the United States. I hold an MA degree in English Philology with specialization in translation, conference interpreting, and foreign language teaching, from St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgaria, minor in the German language, and state examinations in Russian and Bulgarian. In 2007 I earned an MBA with a concentration in finance from California State University at Northridge, CA, an accredited American graduate business school. References available upon request.
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: 221
PRO-level pts: 217

Top languages (PRO)
English to Bulgarian131
Bulgarian to English86
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law: Contract(s)36
Finance (general)16
Medical (general)16
Law (general)14
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion8
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Aug 13, 2020