Translation, software localization and terminology development and management professional with 15 years experience.
Mother tongue Latvian. Source languages: English, German, Russian, and Lithuanian.
Deep knowledge into use and administration of different CAT tools: SDL Worldserver, SDL Trados Studio, Across, SmartCAT.
I CAN SPEAK ,WRITE ,MULTI LANGUAGE LIKE ENGLISH ,SPANISH ,KOREANS, HINDI ,GERMAN ,,RUSSIAN ,LATIN ,LAO ,FRENCH ,ARABIC ,ESTONIAN, CHINESE (TRADITIONAL) ,KURDISH, PORTUGUESE ,PERSIAN, CHINESE (SIMPLIFIED), ITALIAN, PASHTO, UZBEK ,GEORGIAN, HUNGARIAN ,FINNISH,KAZAKH,LATVIAN, TURKISH,HEBREW ETC.
Highly skilled and experienced tri-lingual professional delivering outstanding quality translations, providing accurate interpreting services, as well as language tutoring classes in English and Russian. Flexible and adaptive to new work environment; with great stress-management skills. Well-presented and courteous; always adhering to the best code of conduct. Relentlessly striving for perfection in new and challenging environments and assignments.
- For over 20 years successfully providing professional translator, interpreter, and other related services for various translation companies and private clients; - Specializing in general, business, finance, marketing, legal, medical, and other projects; - Offering translation, editing, proofreading, interpreting, localization, subtitling, teaching, terminology and market research, transcription, voice-over, closed captioning, copywriting ,desktop publishing, typesetting, consulting, project management, and other related services
Translators experience since 2012 when working in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain in Riga. Later translating freelance for several publishing houses in Latvia, including Zvaigzne ABC. Translated 5 Spanish books (stories, poems, novels), 4 of which are published in Latvian. Completed Blue Book traineeship in European Commission Directorate General for Translation (5 months in Luxembourg).
Experience working within non-governmental sector, diplomatic field and social work in multicultural and international environments. Skilled in Translation (EN/ES-LV), European Studies and Art History. Recently obtained a multidisciplinary Master’s Degree EUROCULTURE, focused on complexities of European issues, in University of Groningen, Palacky University in Olomouc and National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
International social networking experience.
Good organizational skills (acquired during teacher and freelance work).
Experience with an organizational part of project management.
Experience with organizing group social activities.
3rd generation linguist and freelance translator/proofreader for more than 20 years for various agencies in Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA, etc.
Sorry, I can't provide samples due to NDA. But I can do sample translation if needed.