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ambitus

expert translator with technical background

Country

Netherlands

Native language

Romanian

 

Specializations

Technical
Engineering
Software / IT
Arts / Entertainment
Sciences
Non-fiction books
Other

 

Software

Microsoft Office
StarOffice/OpenOffice
Trados
Illustrator
PhotoShop

 

Additional services

Language instruction
Desktop Publishing (DTP)
Web Design
Subtitling
Project Management
Consulting

 

 

   Career / Experience

 

English > Romanian
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

English > Spanish
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

English > French
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

French > English
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

German > English
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

Italian > English
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

Romanian > English
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting

Spanish > English
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Proofreading
  - Copywriting


EXPERTISE

Languages
Fluent in English, Romanian and Spanish fluency. Advanced writing, reading, speaking in French. Basic reading, writing, speaking in German, Dutch and Italian.

Translation
Experience in translation, proofreading, interpretation (consecutive), interpretation (simultaneous), subtitling, and voice-over. Technical translation in IT, science, and social sciences. Software/Website Localization and Internationalization.

Research
Expert information researcher with extensive Internet, electronic database and library search experience. Experience in internet marketing, PR and alternative consumer trends.

Technology
UI Design and Development, xHTML/CSS, familiarity with PHP/MySQL, Unix nerd, Photoshop, Gimp, Inkscape, l10n/i8ln.

EDUCATION

2007 - MA media design
Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Thesis research into the rise of social networks, pr and the way in which the hardcore-punk markets and promotes itself on MySpace.

2003 - BA media studies / languages
Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

EXPERIENCE

09/2001 - continuing
Freelance Translator, International
International translation services. Project highlights include: “Dacia 1300 – My generation” subtitles for video documentary and editing/translation for book to go along with project, as well as post-production texts; G8-June 2008 news item and dispatch translation and writing; editing electrical engineering papers for publication. (Full list of projects is available on request).

01/2005 - 04/2007
Assistant Curator STRP Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Curated interactive arts exhibition and lectures program sections of the festival. Conducted thorough extensive research in order to seek out relevant artists and projects. In charge of call for projects and artist selection process for both editions of the festival. Translated and edited press releases and further outreach: Dutch / English.

09/2000 - 05/2003
Assistant, International Studies Office Hampshire College, Massachusetts
Conducted research into international study or work abroad programs. Organized and maintained the office's resource archive including compiling relevant statistical data. Corresponded with international studies offices at universities abroad. Provided translation services written and interpreting for visiting scholars and invited speakers English/Spanish. Assisted in organizing events such as lectures and conferences. Administrated office website.

full resume & references available upon request

 

   Pricing / Other services

 


.08 - .20 / word based on project
minimum $25/hr

rates are negotiable on a per project basis

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