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Dominika Czarny

Account Manager and Translation Consultant

Translation expert, problem solver and communicator. 7+ years of experience in the translation, localization and media/telecommunications industries, in addition to over 3 years’ experience working full time as one of Lionbridge’s dedicated strategic accounts employees (Ford Motor Company).

In my professional career I rely on strongly forged relationships, find ways to improve existing processes, helping companies better communicate both internally and with their clients and realize our shared goals.

Work experience

Feb 2015Present

Account Manager - Ford Account

Lionbridge POLAND
  • Leveraged Lionbridge knowledge about translation processes across Ford teams
  • Provided consultation services by identifying and developing strategic solutions
  • Shared cross-functional knowledge among automotive teams
  • Initiated globalization activities (glossaries/Style Guides creation and maintenance)
  • Prepared market reports and globalization research for Ford
  • Created competitive analyses of automotive industry globalization efforts
  • Consulted with Ford business owners and developed business relationships
  • Assisted in moving legacy translation engines to current CMS
  • Real time translation support and problem solving
  • Prepared quotes and business proposals
  • Worked closely with local operations teams to ensure final delivery of the highest quality within time frame and budget  
  • Mastered up-to-date knowledge of the business, competition, and latest industry trends
  • Solicited services, negotiated and finalized contracts
  • Discussed planned investment and purchase orders
  • Generated new business opportunities in order to maintain a solid client pipeline
  • Budget management issues assistance.
Dec 2013Feb 2015

Project Manager - Ford Account

Lionbridge POLAND
  • Project arrangement, planning and launching
  • Direct cooperation with Ford business owners, negotiations
  • Individual team set up for individual projects
  • Preparation of localization data (guidelines for employees and vendors participating in the localization process)
  • Schedule set up, risk management
  • Prepared budgeting for individual projects and ongoing budget control
  • Kept the GM at the prescribed level
  • Responsible for invoicing, issuing of purchase orders, revenue certification
  • Resource management, resource allocation
  • Reported on individual projects
Apr 2013Dec 2013

Project Coordinator - Ford Account

Lionbridge POLAND
  • Resource allocation
  • Planned and monitored projects to meet deadline, quality and budget requirements
  • File Management: file tracking, integrity checks, hand-offs, hand-backs
  • Collaborated with internal teams to initiate and implement procedural changes and customized workflows.
Mar 2011Mar 2013

Foreign Trade Specialist

ADE International EXCAL
  • Advised Spanish companies about import-export activities in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Registered purchases and sales activities in a CRM environment
  • Negotiated with customers, suppliers and public authorities (Customs, Public Offices)
  • Expanded commercial network in Eastern Europe
  • Prepared market reports providing information about import-export to customers.
May 2009Mar 2013

Translator and Interpreter

  • Film translator (English, Spanish and French)
  • Legal translations (Spanish).
May 2008Feb 2011

Festival Producer

Cinema Art Foundation

I was part of a team creating and managing cultural events in support of independent cinema. From fundraising, securing sponsorship to creative conception to media coordination and interviewing celebrities, I learned to be well organized and quick on my feet. I was fortunate to work with amazing mentors and manage several major film festivals.


Sep 2008Jul 2009

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Translation and Interpreting

University of Warsaw

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting

Sep 2002Jul 2007

Master of Arts

University of Warsaw

5-year MA program in English, Spanish and French Cultural Studies



English  - Full professional proficiency

Spanish - Full professional proficiency

French  - Professional working proficiency

Italian  - Elementary proficiency

Polish  - Native proficiency