Member since Nov '03

Working languages:
English to Albanian
English to Greek
Albanian to English
German to Albanian
Greek to Albanian

Arben Seva - Cosmo Translations
Albanian Translation by Native Albanian

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Local time: 09:51 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Albanian Native in Albanian, Greek Native in Greek
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Desktop publishing, Project management, Vendor management, Operations management
Specializes in:
Computers: HardwareComputers: Software
Internet, e-CommerceTourism & Travel
Computers (general)Computers: Systems, Networks
Electronics / Elect EngIT (Information Technology)
Telecom(munications)Engineering (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 5, Questions asked: 50
Company size 4-9 employees
Year established 2000
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), Pounds sterling (gbp), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Glossaries Electronics, legal, Mech., other
Standards / Certification(s) Notary Approved
This company Subcontracts work for other language companies
Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Mar 2003. Became a member: Nov 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Albanian (Heriot Watt University)
German to Albanian (Heriot Watt University)
English to Greek (Heriot Watt University)
Albanian to English (Heriot Watt University)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Frontpage, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Borland J++, Flash, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Events and training
Professional practices Cosmo Translations endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Your ideal partner for removing the language barrier with your clients. Professional translation and localization services.
Over six years of experience as freelance translator and localizator from English into Albanian and Greek in the fields of software, hardware, electronics, telecommunications, media, tourism and in other fields of technology as well as literature.


2005 SIE International Enterprise Summer School Edinburgh
2000-2004 BSc Honours in Computer Science Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh
1999-2000 Network Foundation Thessaloniki Greece
1997-1998 Computer Graphic Design at “Carriera”, Thessaloniki Greece
1994-1996 School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Thessaloniki Greece
1988-1992 “Halim Xhelo” Vlore, Albanian secondary school diploma, specialized in sciences, technology and maths, passed with honours.


2000-2004 Cosmo Translations covering software localization projects, web
design, technical and academic translations
1997-2000 Freelance translator (mainly in theatre productions and academic
publications in the fields of informatics, literature and linguistics)
1996-1997 Exostis News Ltd, Thessaloniki, Greece Freelance reporter plus
translation and editing work
1994-1995 American College of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece (translation
support to EC research programmes) – Summer Placements
1993-1994 University of Komotini, Department of Civil Engineering, (translation
support program to aid non-English speaking students and
members of staff)


Albanian Native
Greek Native
English Fluent
Italian Fluent
French Basic
German Basic
Russian Basic


∙ Totally computer literate
∙ Computer Hardware
∙ Graphic Design with Adobe Photoshop
∙ Networking
∙ System Administration
∙ Windows
∙ Linux
∙ Knowledge on
- C Programming
- C++ Programming
- JAVA Programming
- PHP Programming
- Shell Programming
- Flash Macromedia
- Web Design
- Mobile Telephony
∙ Well-informed of the latest trends in Internet and e-business


2 PC’s in LAN
AMD 3500, 1 GB RAM,
500 GB HD
Pentium III 800, 512 MB RAM
DVD/CD Recorder
DeskJet printer
Broadband Internet Connection

Cat Tools:
Trados 7 Freelance,
Deja Vu X,
Transit XV,

Windows XP
Microsoft Office XP
Adobe Acrobat Writer, Adobe Photoshop 7.0, Adobe Illustrator 8.0,
Quark Xpress, Page Maker, Dreamweaver. Indesign.
Communication software,
Many other industry standard packages


• Many specialized dictionaries and CD-ROMS
• Extensive reference material
• Translation Memory Databases
• International network of associates, instantly available for consultation and support
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Profile last updated
Nov 22, 2019