Member since Dec '13

Working languages:
Arabic to English
English to Arabic
French to Arabic
French to English

Amal El-Mahdy
One and a half decade of Professionalism

Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
Local time: 09:46 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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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, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
Law: Taxation & CustomsIT (Information Technology)
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Business/Commerce (general)Petroleum Eng/Sci
Investment / SecuritiesAdvertising / Public Relations
Marketing / Market ResearchManagement

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
Blue Board entries made by this user  1 entry

Payment methods accepted Check, PayPal, Skrill, Wire transfer, Money Gram | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Faculty of Alsun (Languages)
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Aug 2006. Became a member: Dec 2013.
Credentials English to Arabic (Ain Shams University (Faculty of Al-Alsun))
Arabic to English (Ain Shams University (Faculty of Al-Alsun))
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
SDL MultiTerm for Translators and Project Managers
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Amal El-Mahdy endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Improve my productivity


Detail-oriented English into Arabic
Translator offering more than a decade and half of experience, with highly
developed understanding of both languages and cultures

Successful at maintaining meaning, flow and
specific characteristics of original words when documents or spoken words

Excellent client and project management skills

Action-oriented with strong ability to
communicate effectively with technology, executive and business audiences


15+ years of translation experience covering
almost all the most demanded fields

Letters of recommendation from a number of
worldwide agencies: e.g. TransPerfect, SAIC, LEDIOS, Apptek, LinguaPro, etc.

Arabic: Mother tongue; English: native level

CAT Tools: 
SDL Trados Studios, Wordfast Pro, Memsource, etc

Keywords: Arabic, English, Egyptian, translator, legal, financial, media, experienced, linguist

Profile last updated
Jul 1, 2020

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