Over 12 years of translation experience in Technical, Engineering, IT, Economics, Business and Localization. Currently provide 3,500 words per day freelance technical translation (full-time) for Russian firms and international agencies. Extensive experience with CAT tools and Desktop Publishing. Professional experience as R&D Engineer (Mechanical and Automotive Engineering).
From Dec 2000
* Translating of Operation and Maintenance Manuals, Specifications, Standards, Patents, Technical Documentation, Product Sheets, Drawings, Catalogues and Training materials in wide range of equipment, apparatus and instruments (Design, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Industrial and Process Engineering):
Vehicles and engines (maintenance, testing, diagnostic and repair); machining centers and automation; computer and network software and hardware; safety systems; telecommunication and broadcast; electrical, electronics and measurement systems and tools; refrigerators; oil refinery equipment and process, machines and equipment for service industry and retail; public utilities systems; natural gas systems; construction and road machines; medical equipment ; consumer electronics and household appliances etc.
* Software localisation and Internet:
Two CD interactive training courses for automotive service engineers and technicians (European and Japan cars and trucks); professional software for geological modeling; package for video editing; presentations and web site for affiliate of a known European consulting company; software interface localization; help files and user manuals.
Nov 2000 - March 2003
Translator and Analyst
Center of Engineering & Consulting / Center of Project Financing - Russian Engineering Academy Volga Department, Samara, Russia
* Translated of economic, business and management literature, research papers, case studies, reports and presentations on:
Strategic Management and Accounts (Balanced Scorecard), Operational Management (ABC, Benchmarking, SCM), Decision making, Project Management, Logistics (JIT, JIS), Lean manufacturing, Integrated Supply Chains, Quality management (TQM, ISO), Marketing (CRM, Customer Satisfaction), Investments, Business Process Reengineering, IT (MRP, ERP, SAP), Personnel Management (HRM), Statistical concepts.
March 1990 - Nov 2000
Research and Development Engineer
Automotive Development Department
R&D Center AVTOVAZ, Togliatty, Russia
* Translated of global automotive issues, technical documentation, operation and maintenance manuals, research & testing papers and reports on:
Car design and development techniques, testing methods, measurement & testing equipment and instruments, hydraulics and pneumatics, car-building techniques, operational management, CAD/CAM/CAE systems and techniques.
Education Sep 1984 - Feb 1990
Mechanical Engineer in Motor Vehicles
Master of Technical Science (Diploma with Honors).
Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University (former Leningrad Polytechnical Institute).
My rates are reasonable and always negotiable, depending on volume, subject, deadline, format of original etc. Average daily capacity is 3,500 words (rush job up to 5,000 words). Demonstrated ability to work under continual deadline constraints, to complete assignments on time and with high quality. Effective Russian style especially in technical related areas. Correct and consistent use of terminology, self-educating easily. Willing to learn new skills and areas of expertise and always doing it. References and samples are available upon request.
Trados 5.5, Transit 3.0, SDLX 2003, Windows 98/XP, MS Word 97/XP, Excel 97/XP, PowerPoint 97/XP, PageMaker 7.0, FrameMaker 6.0, QuarkXPress 5.0, Adobe Acrobat 5.0, Adobe Illustrator 10, Photoshop 7.0, CorelDraw 8, ABBYY FineReader 6.0, AutoCAD R14/2004, CuteFTP 2.0, WinZip 7.0, WinRAR 2.90, AVP (Antiviral Toolkit Pro) 3.0.