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Sergii S. | Elance
 
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Sergii S.

English-Russian translator - 10+ years experience
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario
  |  11:21 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am an English-Russian freelance translator based in Toronto and I would like to offer my services to you. I was born in the USSR (now Ukraine) thus Russian and Ukrainian are my native languages. And I live in Canada, so English is the main language I use in my everyday life.

I am a Bachelor of Computer Science, certified translator and ophthalmic equipment engineer. I have 10+ years of experience in translation, proofreading and editing, especially focused on IT, computer and medical fields.

I've been doing translations of manuals,...

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May 16, 2012|User Guides & Manuals|$600|Completed
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May 3, 2012|Translation|$250|Completed
Apr 19, 2012|User Guides & Manuals|$800|Completed
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Mar 28, 2012|Technical Writing|$31|Completed
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Skills (7)

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English-Russian Translation
English To Russian Translation Skills Test
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Russian To English Translation Skills Test
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Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS2 Test
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel 2007 Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Network Administration
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Service Description

EXPERTISE

- IT & computers (computer hardware and software, networking, web-development, Internet applications, databases and data management)
- Web-developing and web-design articles, news, manuals. Web-sites localisation
- Computer game localisation, subtitling, dialogues and story translation. User manuals translation
- Telecommunications (communication protocols and policies, wireless and wired systems, carriers and technologies)
- Medical field (diagnostic and surgical equipment, ophthalmic anatomy and pathology, pharmaceutical studies, general health care)
- Mechanical and electrical engineering, microelectronics (automation technology, construction machines, energy and control engineering, telecommunications technology)
- Sports, tourism and leisure (sports rules, news, games, countries and attractions, customs and traditions, hobbies)
- Art and media (journalism, photography, history of art, music)

WORK EXPERIENCE

As a freelance translator I have been involved in and completed translation/localisation projects (not limited to):
- Translation of news from TechCrunch, Tom¿s Hardware, CNet, PCWorld, PCMag and other computer web-sites for several Russian IT sites (3dnews.ru, hard-guru.ru, ferra.ru, weplaneta.ru, telnews.ru, etc.)
- Localisation of computer games such as: Tron2.0 and Nancy Drew: The Haunting of Castle Malloy (for Novyi Disk); Rome: Total War (for 1C); Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy (for Akella); Dead Space (for Team Fifty Seven)...

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Employment

Innova Medical Ophthalmics
Technical and clinical support engineer
2010 - Present
self-employed
Freelance translator
2001 - Present
Freelance translator for English, Russian and Ukrainian with 10+ year experience, especially focused on IT, computers, web-sites and games localisation, medical equipment, multimedia, tourism and...
Medical Company “Medicus”
Head of Medical Equipment Maintenance and Service
2007 - 2010
Medical Company “Medicus”
Customer service engineer (ophthalmic equipment)
2005 - 2007
Medical Company “Medicus”
Computer systems analyst
2003 - 2005
Medical Company “Medicus”
Network administrator
2001 - 2003

Education

Topcon, Oculus Optikgerate, Haag-Streit, Plusoptix
Service Engineer Certificate, ophthalmic equipment
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Kiev State University of Linguistics
Technical translator certificate
2003 - 2004
National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Pol
Bachelor’s degree in IT (computer science)
1996 - 2002

Keywords

translation
medical
Russian
IT
localisation
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