Member since Jun '07

Working languages:
English to Slovenian
Slovenian to English
German to Slovenian
Slovenian to German
Italian to Slovenian

Tomi Dobaj
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Local time: 03:34 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Slovenian Native in Slovenian
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This person is helping to localize into Slovenian
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in English to Slovenian, Slovenian to English
What Tomi Dobaj is working on
Jun 16, 2017 (posted via  In these two days I have done more metadata preparation after data mining - several amended Rules and Decisions of Croatian and Serbian health authorities had to be registered. Also, I have translated a manual for a car battery charger, a promotional message, a small Samsung marketing text, edited a MiVue platform/app manual, and completed my today wit a wood pellet label translation. ...more, + 30 other entries »
Total word count: 160850

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Contact me for a quote: [email protected]
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription, Project management, Vendor management, Operations management
Specializes in:
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMechanics / Mech Engineering
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoMedical: Instruments
IT (Information Technology)Medical (general)
Automotive / Cars & TrucksLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Computers (general)Law (general)

English to Slovenian - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 35 - 35 EUR per hour
Slovenian to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 35 - 35 EUR per hour
German to Slovenian - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 35 - 35 EUR per hour
Slovenian to German - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 35 - 35 EUR per hour
Italian to Slovenian - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 35 - 35 EUR per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 895, Questions answered: 454, Questions asked: 2
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Skrill, PayPal, US ACH, Payoneer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Loughborough University, Faculty of Philosophy Maribor
Experience Years of experience: 18. Registered at Apr 2004. Became a member: Jun 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsSlovenian Localization Team
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Frontpage, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Professional practices Tomi Dobaj endorses's Professional Guidelines.

16 years full-time freelancing experience with millions of words translated, and almost as many edited/revised, 
and countless documents created, 
designed, and prepared for final publishing (DTP)


– 2010-Present: (freelance) project managing and quality control for meticulous translation and publishing of medical questionnaires, including reconciling several translations, back-translations, cognitive interviews with patients and physicians, and final editing for Mapi Institute, France

– 2010-Present: medical/pharmaceutical website and Official Gazette monitoring (for Slovenia, Croatia, BIH, Serbia, Macedonia, and Montenegro), data analysis, translation, and abstract writing thereof for Tarius A/S (IQVIA)

– 2003-Present: freelance (and for 1 year an in-house) English to Slovenian translator for Euroscript Hungary Kft, working daily on EU legislation notifications, Official Journal entries, technical/legislative pieces for DG ENTER, and Schindler elevator servicing manuals.

– 2003-Present: regular long-term freelance cooperation with Ultracorp Localization Services: the only SLV language provider for Acer, BenQ, CyberLink, Canon, and a major provider for HTC, Phillips, and Lenovo.

– Other long term regular clients: Yamagata, Focus JP, TeknoTrans, TransAtlantic, MyWord, The Big Word, Soget, Etcetera, T-Recs Studios, Tomedes, TecniDoc…


– Translation expertise: tech/mech/electronics, IT, EU, law, pharmacology, medical

– Languages (translation, localization, proofreading), linguistic research, writing

– Project management, quality assurance, cognitive interviews

– Trados Studio 2017 (advanced), Memoq 2015(advanced) I can also accept Transit NXT and WordFast files)

– Microsoft Office 2019, Open Office (advanced)

– Text production, abstracting, meta data production, quality checking, project/people management

– Computers, machines, technology

– Dreamweaver, Adobe Acrobat 9.0, Adobe PageMaker 7.0, Adobe Photoshop 7.0 (intermediate)

Continuous professional development:

– Active member since 2004, Certified PRO Member

– Subscription to the Slovene Linguistic Studies (paper) magazine (

– RSS feeds of Guardian ( for World, Culture, Science, and Tech

– RSS feeds for New York Times ( World, Technology, Science, and Arts
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: 990
PRO-level pts: 895

Top languages (PRO)
English to Slovenian581
Slovenian to English290
Serbo-Croat to English24
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)98
Mechanics / Mech Engineering68
Law (general)64
Transport / Transportation / Shipping39
Medical: Instruments36
IT (Information Technology)32
Pts in 46 more flds >

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