Download PDF

Work experience

Nov 2000Feb 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 2008Present

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

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

Sep 1994Jun 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

May 2015Present

 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.