Working languages:
English to Croatian
German to Croatian
French to Croatian

Ivana Bjelac
Local translation with global presence

Local time: 01:36 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Croatian Native in Croatian
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in German to Croatian, French to Croatian
User message
On time, on budget and accurate translations every time
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Transcription
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksComputers: Hardware
Electronics / Elect EngEngineering (general)
IT (Information Technology)Telecom(munications)
Computers (general)Forestry / Wood / Timber
Furniture / Household AppliancesEngineering: Industrial

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 354, Questions answered: 157, Questions asked: 20
Translation education Bachelor's degree - English & French Language and Literature - Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies at the University in Zagreb
Experience Years of experience: 30. Registered at Apr 1999. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships Croatian Association of Scientific and Technical Translators (HD
Software Adobe Acrobat, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Adobe Acrobat 5.0, Adobe Photoshop 6, Corel Draw 10, Fine Reader 6, MS Office XP Pro., OmniPage 14, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Forum posts 8 forum posts
Events and training
Powwows attended
Areas of specialization & Recent Translation Projects
• Automotive-workshop and user manuals (Saab, Chevrolet, Opel, Volvo, Renault Trucks, Citroen)
• Tools Machinery Manufacturing/Assembly (Atlas Copco, Volvo CE, Hydrema, Ridgid Tools, ESAB Welding Equipment AB, Walter GmbH)
• Pharmaceutical - clinical trials, Informed Consent Forms (ICFs), SPC, PIL, labelling (GlaxoSmithKline, EMA)
• Medical manuals for medical instruments, IFUs, translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures (PALL, KAZ, General Electric Healthcare, Olympus, Dräger Medical, C.O.R.E., EORTC, )
• Forestry & gardening tools (Oregon, Husqvarna, Jonsered, Viking, John Deere)
• Chemical (MSDS) and Hazardous Materials (Dow Biocides, BIG)
• Documents for Immigration Offices (instructions for immigrants)
• Travel, leisure and tourism (Starwood Hotels, Hilton, Marriott, Intercontinental hotel
• Advertising/Promotion/Marketing (press releases, newsletters, campaigns, brochures, leaflets, slogans, presentations for food, household appliances, electrical)
• HR documents: (Employee handbooks, Health & Safety documents, Company codes of conduct, Company newsletters
• Personal (documents and correspondence)
Education & Special Training
High School:
Gymnasiumin in Zagreb (4 years)
College :
B.A. English and French Literature and Linguistics,
Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies at the University in Zagreb with an extensive 3-year course on translation
- GERMAN : 10 years of professional training
- LATIN : 4 years of formal studies

Professional History
1999 present Freelance translator / editor / proofreader
1983 1995 in-house translator/interpreter in several banks in Zagreb translation, business correspondence in English for the International Payments Dept.
1980 1981 in-house translator/interpreter at Nuclear power plant under construction translator/interpreter for Westinghouse engineers
1978 1980 in-house translator/interpreter at a publishing company in Zagreb translation, interpreting, business correspondence in English, German and French
1978 Tour guide with the Tourist Agency "Atlas" guiding groups of UK tourists in the Adriatic (Croatia)

OS : Windows 7
Software: • MS Office 2010 Professional Ed. (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
• TRADOS Freelance v. 2007 (Workbench, TagEditor)
• SDL Studio 2009/2011
• Adobe Acrobat 9.0 CE
• WS_FTP, FileZilla, Cute FTP
• OmniPage Pro 14.0
Hardware: • PC PentiumPro 1300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 60 GB HDD,
• PC Celeron 366 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 70 GB HDD
• Notebook HP;
• External storage/backup 1 TB
• CD-RW Drive, DVD
• HP OfficeJet (Scanner+printer)
Internet / Connectivity • ADSL 100 Mb/s
• 24/7 access to Internet/e-mail

Membersip in professional organisations
Croatian Association of Scientific and Technical Translators
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: 358
PRO-level pts: 354

Top languages (PRO)
German to Croatian136
English to Croatian136
German to Serbian44
English to Bosnian12
French to Croatian8
Pts in 4 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences20
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering52
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng36
Law (general)20
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion16
Food & Drink15
Medical (general)15
Pts in 30 more flds >

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Aug 7, 2020

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