Member since Nov '08

Working languages:
German to Greek
English to Greek
Greek to German
English to German
Greek to English

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Irene Koukia - Metafrasma Single Member P.C.
Professional Translation Services

Athens, Attiki, Greece
Local time: 02:01 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) Native in German, Greek (Variant: Modern) Native in Greek
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German to Greek & English to Greek & English to German & Greek to German volunteer translator
German to Greek, English to Greek,
English to German, Greek to German
volunteer translator

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ProZ.com charity event collaborator


TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, TRAVEL & TOURISM


Irene Koukia | Metafrasma Single Member P.C. | 4, Kaplanon & Sina | GR-10680 Athens | Greece
Telephone: (+30) 2112344580 | Mobile: (+30) 6974126956 | Skype: metafrasma
Email: [email protected] | Website: www.metafrasma.gr


SOCIAL MEDIA

LinkedIn: https://gr.linkedin.com/in/ikoukia
Translators Cafe: ikoukia.TranslatorsCafe.com
Academia https://independent.academia.edu/IKoukia


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Place of birth: Germany
Citizenship: Greek
Native languages: Greek & German
Other languages: English, French

STUDIES

2014 - 2024 Hellenic Open University | Business Administration
2012 - 2015 Fernakademie-Klett | Personal & Business Coach
2011 - 2012 University of Portsmouth | MA in Translation Studies
2009 - 2010 ΜΕΤΑ|ΦΡΑΣΗ School of Translation | Certificate in Translation
2008 - 2009 Hamburger Akademie für Fernstudien | Journalism
1991 - 1992 IATA/UFTAA Advanced Course | Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma
1990 - 1991 IATA/UFTAA Standard Course | Foundation in Travel and Tourism Diploma

SEMINARS/WEBINARS

26.04.-31.05.2017 - e-Lexicography and Terminology, 15 Hrs. (hands-on)
30.01.-01.02.2015 - Solutions-oriented Coaching and Coaching Skills, 20 Hrs. (hands-on)
19.06.2014 - Translating Pharmaceutical Documents DE-EL
24.02.-28.02.2014 - Encounter Intensive Seminar BASIS – Coaching, 50 Hrs. (hands-on)
15.10.2013 - IT Security for Translators
15.05.2012 - Social Media Marketing for Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI)
14.03.-17.03.2007 - Time Management, 12 Hrs. (hands-on)
February 2007 - Paperless Office, 12 Hrs. (hands-on)
08.11.-10.11.2005 - Results-driven Cooperation, 25 Hrs. (hands-on)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

09/2008 - Today Translator at Metafrasma Ltd. (my own company) & Metafrasma Single Member P.C. (my own company)
Languages: Greek (native), German (native), English, Simplified Technical English
Specialization: Technical texts, Manuals, IT, Software & Hardware, Medical Devices, Devices and Machinery, Business/Economics, Travel & Tourism.

09/2011 – 11/2019 Trainer on Proz.com (65+ Webinars)
09/2015 – 09/2019 Tutor at meta|φραση School of Translation Studies
09/2015 – 03/2018 Trainer for Simplified Technical English
04/2012 -11/2014 TRANSLATORS WITHOUT BORDERS - Project Manager (pro-bono)
11/2007 - 09/2008 TUI HELLAS S.A. – Rhodes & Karpathos, Operation Manager
03/2006 - 11/2007 TUI HELLAS S.A. – Zakynthos, Destination Manager
11/2005 - 02/2006 TUI HELLAS S.A. – Athens, Assistant to Destination Manager
09/2005 - 10/2005 ACTIGLOBE S.A. – Athens, Product Manager for German Market
06/2005 - 08/2005 FREI Travel & Congress S.A. – Athens, Project Management
02/2003 - 06/2005 AMPHITRION HOLIDAYS S.A. – Athens, Area Manager for Cyclades
02/2002 - 11/2002 KAMARI TOURS S.A. – Mykonos, General Manager
01/2001 - 09/2001 G.A.T.S. Travel S.A. – Mykonos, General Manager
02/1999 - 12/2000 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. – Mykonos, General Manager
04/1995 - 02/1999 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. – Naxos, General Manager
11/1994 - 04/1995 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. – Athens, Contracting Department
11/1993 - 11/1994 DOLPHIN HELLAS – Athens, Group department
05/1989 - 10/1993 PLOTIN TRAVEL S.A. – Skiathos, Airport Supervisor / Rep / Reservations

PARALLEL EMPLOYMENT

10/1997 - 06/1998 I.E.K. Naxos, Greece – Tutor, Subject of teaching: Tourism I & II (2 semesters)
10/1998 - 05/2000 German Teacher (Freelancer) - All levels
10/1996 - 03/1997 Radio Naxos - Radio Producer

BOOK TRANSLATION

04/2010, Danny the Dragon “Meets Jimmy” by Tina Turbin, (EN-EL), Imaging Publishing Group, Dunedin, FL 34697, USA, Soft cover ISBN: 978-0-9800721-0-5, Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-9800721-1-4

CONFERENCE SPEAKER

02.05.2019 BP19 Translation Conference, Bologna, Italy, “GDPR and Translators: Easy steps to protect your and your clients’ data”.
30.09.2017 1st Greek Conference for Translators & Interpreters, Athens, Greece, “Tools & Resources”
06.05.2017 BP17 Translation Conference, Budapest, Hungary, “How to save time by automating frequent tasks”
03.09.2016 Proz.com International Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, “The ‘human’ touch in your translation marketing and client relationships”
30.09.2015 meta|φραση School of Translator Training, Athens, Greece, “The world is your oyster: Πώς να ξεκινήσετε συνεργασίες με πελάτες από το εξωτερικό”

SOFTWARE AVAILABLE

• Abbyy FineReader PRO 15
• Adobe Acrobat (latest version)
• Access 2016
• MS-Office 365 Business Premium
• Open Office (latest version)
• Project 2016
• Visio 2016

CAT-TOOLS

• Across (latest version)
• Alchemy Catalyst Lite (latest version)
• Alchemy Catalyst Translator PRO 9.0
• Fluency Professional 2013
• MemoQ (latest version)
• Multiterm 2021
• Passolo 2016
• POEdit
• SDL Trados 2021
• Subtitle Workshop (latest version)
• Wordfast Anywhere
• Wordfast PRO (latest version)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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

Project History Summary
Total projects429
With client feedback13
Corroborated13
100% positive (13 entries)
positive13
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation351
Editing/proofreading54
Software localization13
Website localization5
Training session2
Subtitling2
Transcription1
Operations management1
Language pairs
German to Greek187
English to Greek150
English to German56
Greek to German42
Greek to English12
German to English7
4
English2
Greek1
Specialty fields
Computers: Software67
Medical: Instruments33
Mechanics / Mech Engineering31
Computers: Systems, Networks27
Business/Commerce (general)26
IT (Information Technology)24
Tourism & Travel21
Telecom(munications)19
Internet, e-Commerce19
Manufacturing19
Marketing / Market Research16
Finance (general)16
Electronics / Elect Eng15
Computers: Hardware14
Engineering: Industrial13
Energy / Power Generation12
Construction / Civil Engineering12
Transport / Transportation / Shipping11
Automotive / Cars & Trucks11
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng10
Surveying9
Linguistics6
Automation & Robotics4
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)4
Media / Multimedia3
Aerospace / Aviation / Space3
Engineering (general)2
Computers (general)2
Management2
Economics2
Investment / Securities1
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)1
Metrology1
Safety1
Ships, Sailing, Maritime1
Other fields
Furniture / Household Appliances44
Law: Contract(s)28
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino21
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs21
Medical: Health Care13
Food & Drink10
Nutrition10
Journalism9
Law (general)7
Medical (general)7
Cooking / Culinary7
Government / Politics7
Other6
Cosmetics, Beauty6
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion6
Advertising / Public Relations4
Livestock / Animal Husbandry4
Human Resources4
Medical: Pharmaceuticals4
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
International Org/Dev/Coop3
Retail3
Education / Pedagogy3
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)2
Medical: Dentistry2
Patents2
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.2
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama2
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright2
Medical: Cardiology1
Names (personal, company)1
Real Estate1
Religion1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Insurance1
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings1
Poetry & Literature1
Astronomy & Space1
Philosophy1
Mining & Minerals / Gems1
Geology1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Music1
Military / Defense1
Environment & Ecology1
Printing & Publishing1
Keywords: Translation, Localization, Proofreading, Editing, Greek, German, English, Technical Translation, Manuals, IT, Software, Hardware, Machinery, Equipment, Power Tools, Electronics, Medical Devices





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