Working languages:
English to Russian
French to Russian
Czech to Russian

Alex Derbas
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Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
Local time: 21:43 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Everything you wanted to know about law but were afraid to ask
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Project management
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Law (general)
Law: Contract(s)Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law: Taxation & CustomsMedical: Health Care
Computers: SoftwareInsurance
Engineering (general)

English to Russian - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
French to Russian - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
Czech to Russian - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 40, Questions answered: 25, Questions asked: 34
Project History 6 projects entered

Blue Board entries made by this user  1 entry

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill
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Translation education Master's degree - Karazin Kharkiv National University
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Jan 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Russian (Karazin Kharkov National University)
French to Russian (Kharkov National University)
Memberships N/A
TeamsUltimate Translation Standard
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices Alex Derbas endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Work experience:
October 2013 – March 2014
Assistant Coach Manager with NBC Olympics 2014
Description: Working on NBC Client Programme, 11 luxury coaches, 22 drivers, 2 waves of clients 300 pax each, creating training manual for bus drivers, 5-day training for drivers onsite, routes, security, comms, drop off/load zones, parking and staging areas, contingency routes, liasing with TDOG and Bus Company, bus dispatching.

Venue Logistics Coordinator at Sochi Olympics 2014
Description: Working for Ground Transport, equipment preparation and installation, maps, sourcing facilities for vehicle maintenance, assisting in meetings with Sochi Airport and Organizing committee members, supervising NBC shuttle system, liasing with Russian speaking drivers, setting up GT office, translating documentation.
March 2013-October 2013

English Teacher at Language School Berlitz, Prague
December 2012 –April 2013
Ski Instructor at Skolmax in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic.
Activity: Teaching beginner and pre-intermediate skiers in 3 languages English, Russian and Czech
September 2005- Present
Freelance Translator and English Teacher
Field: Linguistics
Activity: Collaboration with numerous language teaching schools and agencies in Prague, Czech Republic.

September 2005- present
Freelance Translator and English Teacher
Field: Linguistics
Company: Collaboration with numerous language teaching schools and agencies in Prague, Czech Republic.
English Teacher at the British Embassy, Prague
Jazykova Skola Mluvim, Prazska Jazykova Agentura, Bankovni Institut Vysoka Skola, Agentura Babylon, Vital Group 97, Alfa Club, Agentura Tailored English Courses, Jazykova Skola Spevacek.
Worked on a number of translation projects mostly related to medicine and law (contracts).
Participated in a series of seminars related to English teaching methods and techniques.

July 2004 – August 2005
Position: Managing Director
Field: Software Development
Company names: SYSSUP and LIKAON Private Enterprises
Parent Company: Sysonline, SCT, Inc, USA
Description: worked as the Managing Director of 2 software companies in Kharkov, Ukraine. My responsibilities included but were not limited to: conducting interviews and hiring personnel, task distribution among employees, budget planning, managing Technical Support and Product Promotion departments, buying hardware, looking for an office building, contracting workers to repair office premises, working with bank papers, filling out tax reports, setting company policy, fulfilling the requirements of Sanitary, Fire and Electricity departments in Kharkov, translating and notarizing corporate papers and contracts, etc.

October 2003 – July 2004
Position: Support Technician/English Teacher
Field: Software Support
Company name: SST-Ukraine, LLC
Description: Worked as the Support Technician for a Kharkov company. My primary responsibilities were: taking support calls from customers overseas (mostly USA and Canada), explaining out to customers how to use company software, step-by-step guidance, troubleshooting. Apart from this I was also involved in different types of translation and interpretation. As an English Teacher I was giving classes to the Support Department Personnel. Afterwards I also took 4 groups of programmers and was working on the enhancement of conversational English skills.

September 2002- October 2003
Position: Translator
Field: Translation
Company name: «Poisk» Information Bureau
Description: Worked as a translator for a local information bureau, translated texts on immigration, repatriation, Human Rights and custom rules.

August 2002 – July 2004
Position: English Teacher
Company: Self-Employment
Giving private lessons to people of different age, 12-40, working with Headway Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate, Murphy Grammar Intermediate-Advanced, CAE, TOEFL and GMAT tests.


July 2004
Kharkov Karazin National University
Master's Degree in linguistics, interpreter of English and French, teacher of English and French
July 2003
Kharkov Karazin National University
Bachelor's Degree in linguistics, teacher of English
June 1999
Kharkov School #3

Hobbies: Chess, tennis and soccer
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: 40
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Language (PRO)
English to Russian40
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Engineering (general)12
Law: Contract(s)8
Human Resources4
Law (general)4
Medical: Health Care4
Tourism & Travel4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects6
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Russian5
Russian to English1
Specialty fields
Medical: Pharmaceuticals3
Law: Contract(s)1
Business/Commerce (general)1
Other fields
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Profile last updated
Mar 5, 2014

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