Member since Jan '04

Working languages:
German to Czech
English to Czech

Pavel Dostal
Competing through quality, not rates

Kutna Hora, Stredocesky Kraj, Czech Republic
Local time: 20:48 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Czech (Variant: Standard-Czech) Native in Czech
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, MT post-editing, Transcreation
Specializes in:
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringEngineering: Industrial
Automotive / Cars & TrucksComputers (general)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
IT (Information Technology)Electronics / Elect Eng
Government / PoliticsEconomics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 49, Questions answered: 31, Questions asked: 1
Blue Board entries made by this user  1 entry

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries LuxelementsDE
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Jan 2004. Became a member: Jan 2004.
Credentials N/A
Memberships JTP
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, DejaVu, Frontpage, Helium, IBM CAT tool, Idiom, LocStudio, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ABBYY FineReader 7.0, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Translation Workspace, Wordbee
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Pavel Dostal endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
  • Business (general)
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computers (general)
  • Software Localization
  • Engineering: Mechanical
  • Finance & Economics (general)
  • Industry and Technology (general)
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Travel & Tourism
Previous projects (examples)

Engineering, automation, automotive:
  • Liebherr and Sennebogen cranes (manuals - Tetras, SDL Czech)
  • Rovema packaging machines (SDL Czech)
  • Heidenhain and Heller machine tools (SDL Czech)
  • Ferromatik injection presses (SDL Czech)

  • Fujitsu Siemens (servers, server applications, notebooks - Virtus, Xerox GKLS)
  • Nortel (network solutions - Virtus)
  • Ericsson (mobile phones - Virtus)
  • HP, Canon, OKI (printers and multifunctional devices - SDL Czech, Virtus, Argos, Skrivanek)
  • Microsoft SW and helps (translation, e. g. SmartPhone and ActiveSync - Virtus)
  • Philips lighting catalogue (SDL Czech)

SW localization:
  • Bentley MicroStation training manuals (WH&P)
  • SAP R3 localization, training materials (Virtus, Skrivanek)
  • VARIAL accounting system (Virtus)
  • infor:COM ERP system localization (Virtus)
  • PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne ERP system (error messages, PeopleSoft)

Various: Baumax - training materials for shop assistants (Virtus), BMW magazine, Bosch-Zünder magazine (Czech version, SDL Czech), Österreich-Werbung - marketing texts

  • WH&P
  • Xerox GKLS
  • Skrivanek Translation Services
  • Argos Translations
  • SDL Czech
  • PeopleSoft - now Oracle
  • Tetras - Slovak translation company
  • Virtus - Czech localization company
  • GFT GmbH - German translation company
  • Locatech - German translation company
  • MediaMate - German translation company
Software experience

proficient in Trados (SDL Trados 2007), SDLX 2007 Professional, Transit, MS Office, experienced in working with Alchemy Catalyst (v 7 Translator Pro), LionLinguist, MS LocStudio, IBM Translation Manager


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Total pts earned: 49
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
German to Czech45
Czech to German4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering16
Automotive / Cars & Trucks8
Engineering (general)7
Construction / Civil Engineering6
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Energy / Power Generation4
IT (Information Technology)4

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Keywords: translations, proofreading, english, german, czech, experienced, SAP, infor, ERP, machinery, software, localization, computers, hardware, devices, manuals, help, information, technology, mobile, communication, industry, tourism, finance, economics

Profile last updated
Jul 16, 2019

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