Translation, software localization and terminology development and management professional with 19 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, XTM Cloud, Across, SmartCAT.
Translator, terminologist, localization specialist, linguist, localization tools specialist; localisation, translation, internationalization, globalization, i18n, l10n, g11n. Latviešu, Deutsch, lietuvių, русский.
Elmenta is a company with the branches in Estonia and
Latvia, providing translation and localisation services in
multiple language combinations. Since we are located in
the Baltic States, our core specialisation are the
languages of this region – Estonian, Russian, Latvian,
Lithuanian, English, Finnish and Swedish. Besides, we
also provide translations into other European languages.
Our mission, as we see it, is to help our
customers successfully communicate in the
Thus, our main values are customer-orientation,
quality and your time.
- 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
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.
I am a conference interpreter, translator,language instructor (university lecturer) with more than 30 years of experience on all three jobs, MA in Philology, MSc (translator, lecturer, linguist), the first ever in Latvia LCCI Certificate for Teaching English in Business, I have worked as a translator and interpreter for international organisations and government agencies, the Parliament (Saeima) of Latvia, currently the most part of the work I am doing is for a multinational company. As a lecturer/teacher of English I have worked for the universities in Latvia, as well as trained adult groups, such as doctors, nurses, managers, lawyers, politicians, etc. I work as a researcher at Ventspils University of Applied Sciences. At present I wish to work in a predictable environment outside Latvia.
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.
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.