Member since Jun '10

Working languages:
English to Czech
Czech to English
Slovak to English
English to Slovak

Sylva Ficova
EN/CZ, SK,CZ/EN, subtitling, CAT tools

Czech Republic
Local time: 08:01 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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Available for:
- Professional translation (marketing, advertising, PR, HR; social affairs; contracts, reports, grant applications, scientific studies; tourism, history)
- Subtitling (DVD, TV, EU news, company presentations, tutorials, campaign videos)
- Localization (websites, software, apps, games)
- Technical translation (electronics, IT, telecommunications, automotive industry)
- Audio and video transcription
- Translation of literature

- Professional translator, copy-editor and post-editor
- Experience as a teacher of English at secondary and language schools

(long-time projects)
• Philips, Kodak, Canon; LG, Motorola, Samsung, Sony, Nokia, BlackBerry
• Garmin, TomTom; Skype, Broadcom; HP, Dell, Xerox
• Autodesk, Adobe, Oracle, Google
• Cisco, Taleo; Global English
• Assa Abloy; Renault, DAF, Ford

• DVD and cable TV subtitles (more than 150 films and TV series episodes)
• 15 published book translations
• Reviews, studies, editing, blogging
• Member of the Czech Association of Translators (Jiri Levy Prize)

• Faculty of Arts, University of Leeds, Britain – exchange studies
• Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno – English-Czech

• CAT: SDL Trados Freelance Suite 2011, Passolo 2011, Idiom, Catalyst
• Subtitling software: Subtitle Workshop/Editor, WinCaps

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Keywords: subtitling, dvd, webpages, manuals, certificates, electronic, localisation, advertising, media, literature, pc, furniture, music, film, editing, copywriter, translator, editor

Profile last updated
Sep 12, 2017

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