Work History

Work History
Nov 2000 - Feb 2012

Freelance translator (Russian-English, English-Russian).

Astrel, Bely Gorod, Stolitsa-Print

Industrious and motivated Translator with a command of English and Russian, twelve years of professional experience and international journalism mastery.

Specialization:

BUSINESS: finance, trade, global economy.

POPULAR SCIENCE & EDUCATION: history, psychology.

INDUSTRY & AGRICULTURE: construction, machinery, wine making.

GENERAL: correspondence, contracts, official documents.

Achievements:

  • Translated and proofread hundreds of official, business and personal documents (RU-EN, EN-RU), strictly observing deadlines.
  • Translated over 50 books on popular & scientific psychology, politics, history, lifestyle, and also fiction (authors include Noam Chomsky, Chalmers Johnson, Louise Wareham and Arnon Grunberg).
  • Instructed newbie translators in compliance with the corporate standards.
  • Provided oral interpretation on the leading Russian business TV channel.

Apr 2008 - Present

Observer, foreign affairs & events (2009 - present), News writer (2008-2009), Intern (2008)

RBC TV

Committed and inquisitive News Journalist covering a wide range of areas (local & global economy, business, military conflicts, politics, lifestyle) for the leading Russian business TV channel with a monthly audience of 25 mln people in Russia and EU.

Thriving in a busy newsroom team, handling features & news stories quickly and accurately under time pressure, meeting deadlines whatever it takes

Experienced in conducting interviews with experts & sources and commenting live.

Skills

Skills

Translation & Interpreting

Twelve years of unique experience in translating documents, websites and books.  Simultaneous interpreting of live-air TV programs & guests in TV newsroom.

Language proficiency

 Excellent native Russian combined with proven proficiency in English, both languages being honed daily on translating and journalism jobs.

Fact-checking and proofreading

Content of any end document would need no further changes.

Copywriting

Eager to create any written content in English and Russian thoughtfully and professionally.

Knowledge of computer & media

Competent MS Office package user with advanced knowledge of media & social networks.

Education

Education
Sep 1994 - Jun 1999

Specialist (Historian & Teacher with knowledge on English)

Moscow State University, History faculty

Moscow State University (MSU) is the oldest and most well-known in Russia, its alumni being among the most valued in the country. The trademark of History Faculty is a solid cross-training that enables graduates to qualify for jobs in journalism, translating, PR, politics and political science.

Certifications

Certifications
May 2015 - Present

 IELTS Certificate (8.0, General Training)

ВКС IELTS Centre, Moscow, Russia

Personal Information

  • Russian national, live near Moscow. Keen to move to the Czech Republic & bone up on Czech
  • Self-motivated individual who is always eager to learn.
  • Stress-resistant, patient and meticulous professional.
  • Sports background that  shaped winning and achieving attitude.
  • International driving license.