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Alex Dowad | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 20, 2011

Alex Dowad

English-Chinese translator + Ruby/Java/C Developer
   Zambia
  |   Lusaka, Lusaka

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I'm a Canadian who is living and doing volunteer work in Zambia. (To see my programming background, scroll down!) I started learning Mandarin 13 years ago, in high school. Later, I won a scholarship to study in Beijing, lived in both Mainland China and Taiwan, and gained experience in translation and interpretation. I know 4000 Chinese characters, read Chinese novels and newspapers with ease, and enjoy watching Chinese stand-up comedy. I also have a solid background in technology (especially automotive), electronics, and IT.

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Skills (6)

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English-Mandarin Translation
Ruby
Knowledge of Ruby Skills Test
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C
Java
JAVA Programming Skills Test (Hands-on programming skills)
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Embedded Systems
Ruby on Rails

Service Description

I can translate web sites, advertisements, manuals, documents, etc. from Chinese-English or English-Chinese. I can also design, code, debug, and optimize desktop applications and utilities in C, C++, C#, Java, or Ruby. I can also build embedded applications in C and assembly language.

My programming knowledge and experience includes:
- GUI design
- Compiler design/implementation
- Parsing algorithms
- Serial comm
- 3D graphics rendering
- Concurrent (multi-threaded) programming

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java
ruby
c
embedded
chinese
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