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Barış ALKIM
Ample translation & editing experience

Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Local time: 16:10 +03 (GMT+3)

Native in: Turkish Native in Turkish
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Jun 26:  I finished an ENG to TUR project, 221 words for Translators without Borders I used MateCat. Trump's Executive Order update ...more »
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About me
Born in 1976 in İstanbul, Turkey.

Holds the following degrees:
- PhD in Art History, İstanbul Technical University (2011)
- MA in Translation Studies, Boğaziçi University (2002)
- BA in English Language Teaching, İstanbul University (1999)
- AA in Tourism Administration, Boğaziçi University (1995)

SDL Certified Post-Editor (since 2016). TAUS Certified Post-Editor (since 2017).

Netflix HERMES Subtitling Score: 94/100

Winner of the 6th ProZ.com Translation Contest - April 2008 (Eng-Tur language pair).
Winner of the 7th ProZ.com Translation Contest - May-July 2008 (Eng-Tur language pair).
Winner of the 1st Annual ProZ.com Translation Contest - Oct-Dec 2008 (Eng-Tur language pair).
(I do not participate in ProZ.com translation contests since 2009 because I am not satisfied with the voting system)

Translated and edited more than 75 books. Translated thousands of articles for the leading IT magazines in Turkey (mostly in the fields of computer software and hardware). Worked as a fulltime proofreader and editor for VogelBurda Publishing for 3 years (for CHIP, CHIP Special, Windows & .NET, Enter and HİB Magazines).

Currently employed as an instructor at the Translation and Interpreting department of a foundation university in Ankara. Teaches the following courses: Translation Technologies (Computer Aided / Assisted Translation), Translation Criticism, Language of Journalism, Translation Editing, Terminology, Introduction to Translation, Various Uses of Language. Also offered Translating Sci-Fi & Fantasy Texts, Mythology & Art, Gothic Tradition, From Utopias to Dystopias, History of Civilization courses for various departments and universities.

Translations:

Subtitling:
- Hundreds of videos for CHIP Online, Popular Science Turkey, and Elle magazines

Magazines:

- Popular Science Magazine, the whole translation work (since 2012), Doğan Burda Dergi Yayıncılık
- Hundreds of articles for CHIP Magazine (2006-2014), Doğan Burda Dergi Yayıncılık
- Various article translations for PCnet Magazine (2013-2016), Doğan Burda Dergi Yayıncılık

Books:
- "Aliens", Domingo Yayınevi (IN PROGRESS)
- "Originals", Adam Grant, Modus Yayınları (IN PROGRESS)
- "I Sing the Body Electric", Ray Bradbury, İthaki (IN PROGRESS)

- "Robotik" (Robotics), TÜBİTAK (awaiting publication)
- "Kazanma Hayali" (Winner's Dream), Bill McDermott, Modus Yayınları - 2016
- "Gölleri ve Nehirleri Keşfedin" (Explore Ponds and Rivers), TÜBİTAK (awaiting publication)
- "Mars Yıllıkları" (Martian Chronicles), Ray Bradbury, İthaki, 2015 (2nd edition)
- "Canavarlar 2" (Monsters), Ilsa J. Bick, Dex Kitap - 2015
- "Canavarlar 1" (Monsters), Ilsa J. Bick, DEX Kitap - 2015
- "Direniş" (Opposition), Jenniffer Armentrout, DEX Kitap - 2014
- "Avcı" (Sentinel), Jenniffer Armentrout, DEX Kitap - 2014
- "Köken" (Origin), Jenniffer Armentrout, DEX Kitap - 2013
- "Apollyon" (Apollyon), Jenniffer Armentrout, DEX Kitap - 2013
- "İksir" (Elixir), Jenniffer Armentrout, DEX Kitap - 2013
- "Sonsuz" (Endlessly), Kiersten White, DEX Kitap - 2013
- "Ölmeden Önce Dinlemeniz Gereken 1001 Albüm" - Caretta Caretta - 2013 (w. three other translators)
- "Gölgeler" (Shadows), Ilsa J. Bick, DEX Kitap - 2012
- "Meleğin Düşüşü" (Angelfall), Susan Ee, DEX Kitap - 2012
- "Lord Umber Günlükleri -3 :Zamanın Sonu" (The End of Time), P.W. Catanese, Doğan Egmont - 2012
- "Çakal ile Kurt" (The Jackal and the Wolf), Shen Shixi, Doğan Egmont - 2012
- "Doğaüstü" (Supernaturally), Kiersten White, DEX Kitap- 2011
- "Küller" (Ashes), Ilsa J. Bick, DEX Kitap - 2011
- "Ölümüne Adalet" (The Breach of Trust), David Ellis, Derin Yayıncılık, 2011
- "Lord Umber Günlükleri -2: Ejder Oyunları" (Dragon Games), P.W. Catanese, Doğan Egmont, 2011
- "Karayip Korsanları: Gizli Denizlerde" (Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides), Kolektif, Doğan Egmont, 2011
- "Lord Umber Günlükleri - 1: Tesadüf'ün Keşfi" (Happenstance Found), P.W. Catanese, Doğan Egmont, 2011
- "Alis Harikalar Diyarında - Çizgi Roman" (Alice in Wonderland), Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Pers Prensi: Zamanın Kumları - Çizgi Roman" (Prince of Persia - The Sands of Time), Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Paranormal" (Paranormalcy), Kiersten White, DEX Kitap, 2010
- "A'dan Z'ye Microsoft Office 2010", Katherine Murray, Microsoft Press, Doğan Burda Dergi
- "Ben 10: Şifreli Oyun Kitabı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Kaşif Dora: Bilmece Zamanı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Winnie The Pooh - Bal var mı?", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Disney Öykü Hazinesi", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "SüngerBob KarePantolon: Sünger Firarda", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "SüngerBob KarePantolon: Atlantis Gezisi", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "SüngerBob DedektifPantolon: Kayıp Spatula Vakası", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Kaşif Dora: İyi Geceler Dora", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Kaşif Dora: Doğa Günü'nü Kutluyor", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Ben 10 Alien Force: Özel Koleksiyon Oyun Kitabı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Ben 10 Alien Force: Boyama ve Oyun Kitabı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Ben 10 Alien Force: Dev Boyama Kitabı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Ben 10 Alien Force: Çizim Kitabı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Ben 10 Alien Force: Eksiksiz Kılavuz - 2. Baskı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Ben 10 Alien Force: Eksiksiz Kılavuz", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Hello Kitty Anı Kitabı", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Kaşif Dora: Süper Eğlenceli Öykülü Boyama Kitabı 1", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Kaşif Dora: Süper Eğlenceli Öykülü Boyama Kitabı 2", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Kaşif Dora: Süper Eğlenceli Öykülü Boyama Kitabı 3", Doğan Egmont, 2010
- "Rüzgarı Öğreniyorum", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Suyu Öğreniyorum", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Işığı Öğreniyorum", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Mevsimleri Öğreniyorum", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Winnie Öyküleri", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Klasik Öyküler", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Film Öyküleri", Disney - Pixar, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "İşte Arabalar", Disney, Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Et" (The Meat), Joseph D'Lacey, Minima, 2009
- "Scooby-Doo ve Hayalet Goril", Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Scooby-Doo ve Zombinin Definesi", Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Scooby-Doo ve Kumsaldaki Balçık Canavarı", Doğan Egmont, 2009
- "Scooby-Doo ve Kar Canavarı", Doğan Egmont, 2009
- Weekly art magazine "The Greatest Artists of the World" (Pilot issues: Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Degas), Doğan Burda Dergi Yayıncılık, 2008
- Weekly comic book "Spiderman: Heroes and Villains" (Pilot issues), Doğan Burda Dergi Yayıncılık, 2008
- "Elminster Myth Drannor'da" (Elminster in Myth Drannor), Ed Greenwood, Phoenix, 2004
- "Zaman Çarkı - Dünyanın Gözü" (The Wheel of Time - The Eye of The World), Robert Jordan, Phoenix, 2003
- "Amber Yıllıkları - "Amber'de Dokuz Prens" (Nine Princes in Amber), Roger Zelazny, İthaki, 2002
- "Amber Yıllıkları - "Avalon'un Tüfekleri" (Guns of Avalon), Roger Zelazny, İthaki, 2002
- "Amber Yıllıkları - "Tekboynuzun İşareti" (Sign of the Unicorn), Roger Zelazny, İthaki, 2002
- "Efsaneler" (vol 1), Phoenix, 2002 (1 short story)
- "Ralph 124C41+", Hugo Gernsback, Atılgan, 2001
- "H.P. Lovecraft'tan Üç Öykü", İthaki, 2001 (2 stories)
- "Karanlıkta 33 Yazar" (vol 3), İthaki, 2001 (3 stories)
- "Cthulhu Mitosu Öyküleri", İthaki, 2001 (2 stories)
- "Karanlıkta 33 Yazar" (vol 2), İthaki, 2001 (3 stories)
- "Karanlıkta 33 Yazar" (vol 1), İthaki, 2001 (3 stories)
- "Shannara'nın Elftaşları" (Elfstones of Shannara), Terry Brooks, İthaki, 2001
- "Kılıç ve Büyü Öyküleri", İthaki, 2000 (2 stories)
- "Mars Yıllıkları" (Martian Chronicles), Ray Bradbury, İthaki, 2000
- "Deliliğin Dağlarında" (At the Mountains of Madness), H.P. Lovecraft, İthaki, 2000
- "Bilimkurgu Öyküleri Seçkisi", Us, 2000 (1 story)
- "Beyaz Ejder" (White Dragon), Anne McCaffrey, İthaki, 2000
- "Ejder Şarkısı" (Dragonsong), Anne McCaffrey, İthaki, 1999
- "Ejder Arayışı" (Dragonquest), Anne McCaffrey, İthaki, 1999
- "Atılgan Bilimkurgu Öyküleri Seçkisi", Atılgan, 1999 (1 story)

Edited & proofread:

- Kişisel Sağlık Kamu Sağlığına Karşı, TÜBİTAK, 2015 - (awaiting publication)
- Başıma Yıldırım Düştü: Olasılıkların Merak Uyandıran Dünyası, TÜBİTAK, 2014 (published in 2016)
- A'dan Z'ye 101 İcat ve Mucitleri, TÜBİTAK, 2014 (published in 2016)
- Vodafone Freezone Magazine (2012 - 2013)
- CHIP Magazine, all issues between May 2003 - August 2006
- "Bilim Eşiği 3: Sanat Tarihinde Gençler 2006 Seminer Bildirileri", Arkeoloji ve Sanat Yay. (edited English texts), to be published
- "Bilim Eşiği 2: Sanat Tarihinde Gençler 2005 Seminer Bildirileri", Arkeoloji ve Sanat Yay. (edited English texts), 2006
- "Karakılıç'ın Dövülüşü", Margaret Weis, İthaki, 2002
- "Shannara'nın İlk Kralı", Terry Brooks, İthaki, 2002
- "Shannara'nın Dilekşarkısı", Terry Brooks, İthaki, 2002
- "HMAT '98 Conference Proceedings" vol 2, Boğaziçi University Press, 1999 (Technical Assistance)
- "HMAT '98 Conference Proceedings" vol 1, Boğaziçi University Press, 1999 (Technical Assistance)

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