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Summary

A driven English/Russian translator / post-editor / language analyst, a native speaker of Russian, with 18 years' experience in professional and scientific communities, excellent communication skills and firsthand knowlege of the  contemporary Russian culture. Excellent English speaking, reading and writing skills (IELTS Academic, Band 8.5). Diverse translation work, including the following fields:

  • Law
  • Oil & gas industry
  • Business/Commerce
  • IT (software and website  localization)
  • Engineering / Manufacturing
  • Neurobiology (research papers)
  • Patents

Synopsis of Achievements

  • Since 1999, I have collaborated with leading businesses and institutions of the region (Tomsk Oblast, Russia), working on a broad range of translation projects in various fields.
  • The company that I worked for was a start-up when I joined it in 1999 (I was the second employee hired). In 2001 I became a partner, and in 2006 I became the director and sole owner of the company. I ran it until June 2017 when I relocated to the US.
  • My company collaborated with three universities, providing pre-graduation practical training to students with majors in Translation. I mentored their training process on our part.
  • I was invited to be a member of the Qualification Committee of the Department of Foreign Languages at Tomsk State University for the Final State Examination of 2017 as a representative of the translation industry.

Work Experience

2006June 2017

Director / Senior Translator / Post-editor 

Exodus Plus, LLC (Tomsk, Russia)
  • Leading a small-scale private company of up to 14 employees in conditions of the Russian market and legislation;
  • Heading the Translation Team and the English Teaching Team of the company 
19992006

Translator / English Teacher

Exodus Plus, LLC (Tomsk, Russia)
  • a broad range of translation projects in various fields;
  • teaching English

Additional Professional Experience

1999present

Teaching General and Business English to small groups of adult students; training individual students for ESL certification examinations (IELTS, TOEFL)

Education

Sep 2012Dec 2012

Qualification as a Technical Translator for the Areas of Oil, Gas, and Geology

Tomsk Institute of Continuous Education (Russia)
Sep 1995Jun 2000

Specialist Degree (Hons) [meets the requirements of a Master's degree in the US]

Tomsk State Pedagogical University (Russia)

Technical skills

SDL Trados Studio 2011 Freelance, SDL MultiTerm, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, etc.