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TELEPHONE: Russia +7 812 227 58 43 (home); +7 812 948 72 42 (mobile)
DATE OF BIRTH: April 9, 1969
MARITAL STATUS: Three children
1996 – 2001: Institute of Foreign Languages (St.Petersburg)
Department of the English Language
MA Degree, Specialty: linguist-translator
State Exams / Grades:
English Language & Linguistics – Excellent
Theory & Practice of Translation – Excellent
Degree thesis – Excellent with Excellence
Languages: English - proficient, German - intermediate
1986 – 1994: Baltic State Technical University Voenmech (St.Petersburg)
Specialty: mechanical engineer
Since August 2016
Senior Editor / Translator, Technical Translation Department - Industrial Translation Team
ABBYY LS, Moscow
Translation and editing/proofreading of technical documentation and drawings for Technip oil & gas projects Yamal SPG, ZapSib, etc. Working in TRADOS, Verifika and AutoCAD.
Since July, 2002: Freelance translator
STAR SPb (Russia) Ltd., St. Petersburg
Contract: Professional translation of technical documents for subsequent multiplication and distribution for business application with the use of STAR TRANSIT (versions XV, NXT). Participation in translation projects for Fargo, Minolta, Adobe, APC, Honda, Toyota, Volvo, Shell, Sandvik, etc.
January, 2002 – August, 2016: Head of English Department, translator/editor
'5th Line' Translation Bureau, St. Petersburg
Full time: Coordination of the Bureau English Department, QA management, translation staff recruitment, proofreading/editing, translation of different documents from English into Russian and vice versa (incl. in TRANSIT XV, NXT), accompanying foreign clients and interpreting at the notary’s office.
June, 2008 – June, 2011: Translator / Interpreter / Translation Manager
Linde-Engineering-Dresden GmbH, Germany
Contract: Working in Dresden, Germany for the period of FEED and Detail Engineering of Russian-German-American project of Tobolsk Polypropylene Plant construction. Translation of project documentation and interpreting from English into Russian and vice versa for Russian customers and foreign contractors from Germany, Netherlands, USA, India, etc. Project management, QA management, proofreading/editing.
April – November, 2003: Translator / Interpreter – Supervising Engineer
METSO Minerals, Finland
Contract: Working in Yakutia (Sakha) for the period of construction and commissioning of ALROSA Nyurba Diamond Concentrator Plant No.16 (Nakyn, Mirny). Interpreting and translation from English into Russian and vice versa for Russian personnel and foreign specialists from Sweden, Canada, Germany, Finland, USA, etc.
Some achievements in translation and publication of literary translation from English into Russian (e.g. Bluff Your Way In The Rock Business by D.Knopfler issued in October ‘2001 by Amphora Publishing House; Human Zoo by D.Morris issued in March ‘2005, re-issued by EKSMO in 2009).
1987 - 1989: Military service in the Soviet Army (sergeant, platoon second-in-command).
B – C driving license since 1990. User of MS Windows, Office, Commander, Lotus; CAT-tools: TRANSIT XV/NXT, Trados, Wordfast, MemSource, MemoQ. Ready for business trips. No pernicious habits.
Sport (free-style wrestling, football (soccer)), music, cars, world literature & cinematography (in English).