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Country

Egypt

Native language

Arabic

 

Specializations

Technical
Engineering
Business
Marketing / Financial
Software / IT
Law / Certificates
Medical
Arts / Entertainment
Sciences
Non-fiction books
Other

 

Software

Microsoft Office
Trados
SDL X
PhotoShop

 

Professional Memberships

ATN-APTS
EGYTA

 

   Career / Experience

 

Arabic > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading

English > Arabic
  - Translating
  - Proofreading


Education
1996–2000 Ain Shams University Cairo
B.A., English Language, Faculty of Al-Alsun (Languages).
Grade, good.
3/2001–10/2001 Allied Consultants Alexandria
Introduction to IT and computer science.
Oracle Developer 2K.
SQL certified.
9/2000–6/2001 Goethe Institute Alexandria
German, 3 levels.
6/2005–6/2005 Telecom Egypt Alexandria
One-week course on "how to deal with the public".

Experience
2/2012–Present Arabesque Alexandria
President
Online freelance Arabic translation company. I do the translation by myself, and if needed secure professional review (engineer, physician, auditor, lawyer etc. to review the work technically). I also manage a team of professional translators in case of big volume projects. I am a subcontractor for reputable translation companies.
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12/2008–2/2012 BDO Al Nisf & Partners (formerly Moore Stephens), Kuwait
Translator
Translation of financial statements, tax and bank correspondences, internal and external audit reports. I also translated feasibility, risk management, due diligence, and review studies and reports for Protiviti Member Firm Middle East, a fellow company of Al Nisf & Partners.
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9/2006–12/2008 Arabesque Alexandria
President
I founded this online "virtual" company to provide freelance Arabic translation services. During my work in this period, I had extensive exposure to all fields of translation (technical, political, economic, financials, education, healthcare, etc.) This was also an opportunity to prove my management and communication skills with clients and other translators.
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5/2005–9/2006 Telecom Egypt Alexandria
Customer Service
I had a 6 months training on directory assistance and customer service and then worked for 8 month in customer service.
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6/2004–5/2005 Freelance translation Cairo
Freelance Translator
I joined a team of 4 freelance translators and worked in several fields for about one year for foreign translation companies.
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3/2004–6/2004 Arabize for Computer & Translation Services Cairo
Translation Project Manager

Managing and supervising translation projects: negotiating with clients, receiving work, assigning tasks, delivering to clients. Responsible for managing projects for MLVs like: Bowne, Vistatec, Hitext, SDL.
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9/2002–2/2004 Arabize for Computer & Translation Service Cairo
Translator
Localization-Translation of software programs, websites, technical manuals, brochures, online courses. Participated in translation projects for Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Intel, Bayrn, Sanyo, Toshiba, Volvo.
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5/2002–9/2002 Dar Al-Farouk Publish. & Distrib. Cairo
Translator
General translation: Translating computer, business, and marketing books.
Islamic translation- Translation of contemporary Islamic writings into English.
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10/2001–5/2002 IBI Alexandria
Translator
Miscellaneous Translation - all kinds of official documents (education, banking, Shipping).
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8/2000–3/2001 Al-Bahaa Publish. & Distrib. Alexandria
Translator
Legal Translation: Translating and editing law books, researches, and dictionaries. I participated in translating Black's Law Dictionary

Computer Literacy & CAT tools
- Professional computer user
- Good typing speed
- Good background in all Windows OS, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), databases (Oracle Developer 2K).
- Experience with Computer Aided Translation software (SDL Trados, SDLX, Oracle HyperHub, SAP SE63)
Language combination English <=> Arabic.

Fields of specialty
IT, Tech, Financials, Economics, Politics, Business & Marketing, Law, Humanities

References ; Available upon request

Certification Arab Professional Translators Society (ATN-APTS)
Member No. 10442, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhamid, English<>Arabic, Egypt
http://www.arabtranslators.org/certified_members_401_500.asp


 

   Certification / Accreditation

 

English > Arabic

Egyptian Translation Association

English > Arabic

Arab Professional Translators Society (ATN-APTS)
Member No. 10442, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhamid, English<>Arabic, Egypt
http://www.arabtranslators.org/certified_members_401_500.asp

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