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OBJECTIVE

Promoting highest quality of English-Russian translation through use of qualified professionals only.Russian translator when he was still an English translator

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation Skills:

  • Microsoft Executive Briefing Center tour – (January 26, 2005), Redmond, WA.
  • US. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Mammal Laboratory: 18th U.S.-RUSSIA Marine Mammal Project Meeting (September 22-26, 2004), Seattle, WA.
  • NARUC: Consumer Protection, Low Income and PR Study Tour (December 9-11, 2003), Olympia, WA.
  • Microsoft Government Leaders Summit (May 18-20, 2003), Redmond, WA.
  • Russian Prime Minister’s visit to Seattle (July 25, 1999); Interpreting for U.S. Senator Slade Gorton, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Lt.-Gov. of Alaska Fran Ulmer, Seattle, WA.
  • International Chamber of Commerce: Arbitration hearings, Seattle, WA.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency: International workshops, Richland, WA.
  • Environmental Protection Agency: U.S.- Russian environmental workshops, Seattle, WA.
  • Department of Energy: U.S.- Russian conference, Tucson, AZ.
  • Intermec: workshops on barcode technologies, Everett, WA.
  • Tramco: Boeing 747 airplane maintenance training, Everett, WA.

Translation/Editing/Localization/Testing Skills:

  • Philips Medical Systems: translation, localization, verification of Ultrasound equipment.
  • Microsoft: localization of Mobile Windows into Russian
  • Crowley Maritime Corporation: Vessel Operations Manual; Operational Excellence Management System; Shipboard Oil Polution Emergency Plan & Vessel Emergency Response Field Guide
  • AMD Personal Internet Communicator localization and testing
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.: Cisco Unity System localization and testing (subcontracted by Sinometrics); Cisco IP Phone 7960 localization
  • Crowley Marine Services: Orlan Towing Plan documentation for Sakhalin-1 Project
  • United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney, Space Propulsion Division: Translation of RD-180 rocket engine specs, op-sheets and other documentation from Russian into English
  • Glosten Associates, Inc.: Sakhalin -1 Project documentation
  • Microsoft: Office XP interactive demo in Russian; Microsoft Business Advantage web site localization
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Pollock research proposals
  • Boeing: Sea Launch Program documentation
  • AT&T: Network Operations Center documentation
  • Port of Tacoma: Terminals and Facilities documentation
  • American Seafoods: Materials related to company’s Russian operations

Computer Hardware Skills:

Maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and upgrade of PC’s, networks.

Computer Software Skills:

Installation and maintenance of Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Vista, Windows 7, extensive practical knowledge of Microsoft Office 2000/XP/2003, 2007, 2010, MS Publisher, MS Front Page, Microsoft Project 2000, Autodesk Autocad 2004, Internet Explorer, Netscape, Quick Books, Adobe PhotoShop; HTML editors, WYSIWYG web developments tools, Java scripts; PC and Mac word processing, e-mail, Internet, database, and spreadsheet applications.

Computer Aided Tools (CAT): SDL Trados Studio 2010, Transit Star, Catalyst 8, etc.

WORK HISTORY

  • Director General of Rusloc LLC. – translation and localization, Seattle, USA
  • Freelance Russian translator and interpreter, Delray Beach, Florida, 6/90 – current
  • Senior Analyst, In-House Translator, Space Propulsion Division, Pratt & Whitney/United Technologies, West Palm Beach, FL, 3/04 – 7/04
  • Freelance English translator/interpreter, Moscow, Russia, 6/87 – 6/90
  • Senior Translator/Interpreter, Russian Army, 11/70 – 6/87

EDUCATION

M.A. Degree, Translation & Interpretation, 1974. Department of Defense, Military Institute of Foreign Languages (Voennyj Institut Inostrannykh Yazykov), Moscow, Russia

CERTIFICATES OF RUSSIAN TRANSLATOR

  • Certificate of Washington State Court Interpreter, 12/19/2003court_cert
  • Certificate of Washington State Social Services Interpreter, 11/7/2000soc_certificate
  • Certificate of Washington State Medical Interpreter, 4/6/2000medic_certificate
  • ATA Certification, American Translators Association, 01/01/2004ata_cert_new
  • Certificate of Accreditation, American Translators Association, 10/29/1991
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  • Diploma, Department of Defense, Institute of Foreign Languages, 6/29/1974diplo_zima

EQUIPMENT

Phonic Ear Easy Listener Portable FM System (6 wireless receivers). Macintosh, Windows, Linux computers, scanners, printers. Superfast Verizon FIOS internet connection.

Software:

All current CAT software (no personal preference, client selects what he wants). All current and legacy software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux platforms: MS Office 2000/XP/2003/2007/2010, Office 2008/2011 for Macintosh, Adobe Acrobat 9 (for both platforms), Frontpage 2000, Microsoft Project 2000, Autodesk Autocad, QXpress, Pagemaker 6.5, 7.0, Photoshop CS5, Illustrator 9.0, 10, CS5, Informed Designer 3.0, etc.

Delivery methods: FTP, DropBox, e-mail, hard copy, fax, UPS/FedEx, etc.

REFERENCES (available on request)

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