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.
Bachelor from the most prestigious translation studies providing university in Latvia. Work and study experience translating topics on politics, education, religion, international relations, NGOs and ecology, but always up for a new challenge. Experience in transcribing interviews and meetings, and post-editing.
Extensive knowledge of life sciences. Have lived in Sweden and Italy for long periods. English as everyday communication language for 20 years. Can also do a language combinations from RUS (to ENG and SWE). Hobbies include hunting and dog shows.
Love exploring new topics for translation via research, taking online courses, visiting seminars and exploring different fields first hand, travelling, whichever comes my way and "catches the eye". I take pleasure working with text, investigating and reaching for perfection. So far, I've been learning, participating and/or worked in: food & beverage, sales & marketing, customer service, logistics, fashion & cosmetics, administration, agriculture, nature & animal world, travel & culture, construction, psychology, philosophy, street & vice... All in different language set though. I get very enthusiastic and passionate about new subjects, you can count on my full attention on a project, intense research and best execution I can deliver. I love learning, always welcome constructive criticism, happy to work in a team and thrilled by a challenge.
- 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
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.